Discover the iconic landmark of Athens and the temples on the sacred rock that are considered the most important monuments in Western civilisation, in an easy 2 hour walk covering a time period of 2,500 years!
Visit the world-famous Acropolis of Athens the most significant monument in capital of Greece. This tour is guided by a field expert and licensed archaeologist. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Acropolis of Athens through a journey into history, mythology and storytelling.
On our way upto the Acropolis hill we will visit the Dionysus Theater,considered to be the world's first theatre.On the southwest side, we will see the stunning open-air theatre, Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the sanctuary of the healing god Asclepius. On the top of the hill we will visit the Propylea the monumental gateway that serves as the entrance to the Acropolis, the Temple of Nike dedicated to the goddess Athena, the Erechtheion Temple, and of course the Parthenon; the symbol of democracy and western civilizationand one of the world's greatest cultural monuments. Dating back to 5th century B.C, these monuments are testimonials of the glorious ancient Athens and the Golden Age of Pericles.
The meeting point is outside Acropolis metro station 09:00am. Your tour guide will be standing next to the Metro sign on ground level, which is located on Makrigianni pedestrian walkway, holding a light blue Athenian Tours sign.
We are doing our tours only to small groups
The tours are conducted in English
The walking pace during the tour is moderate with a lot of stops and sitting opportunities
Wear comfortable shoes and hold a bottle of water
We advise you to bring an umbrella on raining days and wear a hat during summer