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Discover the majestic Acropolis and stand in awe before Parthenon’s architectural masterpiece; complete your time-travel to the Acropolis Museum, one of the best-rated museums in Europe.

  • #Sightseeing
  • #Family
Duration
4 hours
Availability
Daily
TRIP ADVISOR RATING
Group Type
Private
FROM
69/Person

Tour Highlights

Explore the history & architecture of ancient Athens in all its glory during an amazing private guided tour to the Acropolis & the new Acropolis Museum. Get ready to admire the masterpieces of the Golden Age and the amazing Parthenon! Complete your experience with a historical tour of the impressive Acropolis Museum to discover unique exhibitions and original artefacts from the Acropolis that date back to more than 2.500 years ago. A fascinating journey into the secrets of antiquity is about to begin!

Licensed tourist guide & archaeologist

Skip-the-line tickets to the Acropolis

Ideal for first-time visitors

Hotel-pick up on foot

What you will see on this tour

  • The Theater of Dionysus
  • The Propylaea & the Temple of Athena Nike
  • The Parthenon
  • The Erechtheion
  • The Acropolis Museum


What you can expect?

With the assistance of your expert licensed guide discover the wonders of the ancient Acropolis and the breathtaking Acropolis Museum. Stroll up through winding cobbled streets to reach the rocky hill, the 'navel of western civilization'. Walk by the Propylaea, the imposing marble-gate of Acropolis, admire the Temple of Athena Nike and get the chance to stand in awe before the Greek maidens – the Caryatids – that support the Erechtheion porch. The Parthenon, the ultimate marvel of the Acropolis, awaits to show off its architectural beauty and its harmonious structure; find out all about the secrets behind its construction!

Complete your journey through the marvelous world of ancient Athens with an engaging tour in the Acropolis Museum; enjoy the facilities of a 21st century-class museum and discover thousands of artifacts; from voting offerings to Gods, everyday objects, marble statues of exquisite artistry and an entire ancient settlement just below your feet. The Acropolis Museum will make your jaw drop!

With the company of a knowledgable and enthusiastic licensed tourist guide nothing will get past you; prepare for a fascinating journey into the world of ancient Athens and really understand the reasons why this city-state affected the course of the western thinking. 

  • Skip the Line Tickets - Escape the queues!

As an additional, free-of-charge service, we will pre-purchase your Acropolis tickets to ensure that you do not wait in queues. We value your time!

  • Optional Upgrade 

Enrich your experience with a special Acropolis 3D iPad!  See with your own eyes the craftsmanship and vision that inspired a civilization and admire the monuments of the Acropolis hill in all their former glory. Prepare yourselves for a time travel back to the 5th century BC! Cost: 15€ per iPad.

  • Extend your tour in Athens with private transfer

If you wish to explore more of the city, we can arrange for a private transfer to take you sightseeing! After your Acropolis Museum tour and a refreshing lunch break, hop on to your private vehicle and, along with your guide, admire monuments such as the Panathenaic Stadium, the Lycabettus Hill, the Athenian Trilogy, and more. Please fill in the customize form above and we'll get back to you shortly. 

Inclusions

Inclusions: 

  • A private guided tour in the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum.
  • Services of an exceptional licensed guide 
  • All taxes and VAT

Exclusions:

  • Acropolis and Acropolis Museum entrance fees (we can pre-purchase skip the line tickets for you)

Know before you go: This is a tour with a licensed expert guide

As we want to offer the best service to our guests, we have carefully selected expert licensed guides to ensure the best experience possible. Our team consists of a group of young professionals of high-expertise in the fields of Archaeology, History or graduates of the official "Greek State School of Tour Guides". Hence, they are well-trained to share their knowledge with the public in an interesting and fun way. Their academic background works as a springboard immersing you to the wealth of Greek culture and holding your undivided attention for the whole duration of the tour. Despite the aforementioned assets though, it is their enthusiastic character and passion about their field of study that unquestionably guarantees you a memorable tour experience.

FAQs

What is the spoken language?

The spoken language is English, Spanish, German or French.

 

Reviews

  • The Acropolis & Museum tour was the highlight of our short stay in Athens. Marialena taught us so much and I can't recommend this experience enough. She was sweet, down to earth, and so passionate about her work as an archaeologist. We wouldn't change a thing about the experience.

    - NeverUnpack2017
  • Hubby and I took a private tour of the Acropolis and new museum. We were guided by the knowledgeable, wonderful Xenia who made the experience very personal.The customer service was exceptional. I would recommend Greeking.me as a wonderful group of dedicated people, to organise a great holiday experience!

    - Natalie T
  • The tour leaders were great; informative and interesting whilst being perfectly friendly and encouraging questions. Really good and will be booking with them again when we return to Greece!

    - Paul
  • Evita is an excellent guide for families, able to engage with school-aged kids and their parents! Greeking.me made all the difference between enjoying and learning about the sights we visited, versus just looking at things in a rush because the kids were cranky. We will certainly contact greeking.me again if we return to Greece!

    - Dennise
  • We took a tour of the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum with Alexandra. Alexandra was very friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating of our 2 young children. Although we booked only a day or two before, Nikos responded quickly to my email and met us at our hotel with a gift of wine to make arrangements. Greeking.me is a professional and active tour operator.

    - Bryson M.
  • Our guide was incredible, the kids were amazed with the way she presented the history...it was like a story for them and we all really enjoyed it.

    - drveronicadumas
  • The tailored tour we had definitely made our short trip to Athens a most memorable experience. Xenia, our guide, was a perfect match for us!We will certainly remember her and this lovely and most instructive day for a long time. This is a hearty recommendation to anyone who wishes to get to know Athens at first hand.

    - Sina D

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