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Discover the myths inherited to the world from the ancient Greek civilization; stories of conquest, magical beasts, hideous crimes, betrayals, and heroism are about to be revealed on a 4-hour walking tour to the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum.

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

Tour Highlights

Explore the history and architecture of ancient Athens in all its glory through an amazing private mythology tour of the Acropolis and 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 artifacts from the Acropolis that date back to more than 2.500 years ago. A fascinating journey into the myths and secrets of antiquity is about to begin!

Exceptional archaeologist and licensed tourist guide

Ideal for first time visitors

Fascinating narrative around Greek mythology 

Hotel-pick up on foot

What you will see on this tour

  • The Theater of Dionysus
  • The Propylaea and the Temple of Athena Nike
  • The Parthenon
  • The Erechtheion
  • The Areopagus
  • The Acropolis Museum and the world-famous Caryatids


What you can expect?

Ascend to the slopes of the Acropolis rock, finding yourself at the Theater of Dionysus, the place where ancient theater got glorified. Passing by the Asklepieion, listen to the healing secrets of Asclepius, the mythological figure who was punished by Zeus for his supernatural remedies. Your path to Acropolis will soon unfold before you; stand in awe at the Propylaea, the impressive marble gate of the hill, and learn the stories of Athena Nike, the victorious deity worshiped by the Athenians. Parthenon, the monument that encapsulates the principals and values of western civilization is your next stop, where mythology was put under the service of the city of Athens. Continue by visiting the Erechtheion, the cult temple of Athena, and the actual place where according to ancient Athenians, the battle of Athena and Poseidon took place.

The Acropolis Museum, home to some of the most impressive artifacts of the ancient Greek world, will be your next destination. Your guide will show you statues, artifacts and every-day items connected to some of the most intriguing stories of the ancient Greek life. Capture the beauty of the Caryatids, the beautiful maidens that supported the porch of the Erechtheion temple, and find yourselves in the Parthenon gallery to admire the wonderful metopes -each one featuring a different mythological scene.

A truly enlightening experience that will reveal the hidden symbolism of ancient Greek mythology, this tour will be the highlight of your Athens exploration!

  • 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 of 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 into 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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