The Acropolis museum

Athens Shore Excursion: Acropolis and Acropolis Museum

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Duration
6 hours
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Live Guide
English
Wheelchair Accessible

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What You'll Do
  • Visit the Acropolis
  • See the birthplace of the modern Olympics
  • Explore the new Acropolis Museum
  • Pass by the colorful Evzone Guards outside the Greek Parliament
  • Enjoy the services of a private guide
Overview
Explore the ancient city of Athens with a private guide! You'll visit the birthplace of the modern Olympics and the Acropolis, take a drive by the Tomb of the Unknown Solider and finally, peruse authentic Grecian artifacts in the new Acropolis Museum.
What to Expect
See the ancient city of Athens and travel, like the Greeks might have years before, amidst the scrubbed-white remains of Athens' icons: the Acropolis, the Temple of Zeus, the Tomb of the Unknown solider and many more. With the services of a professional guide to enrich and enliven your date with one of the most historically significant cities in the world, you'll spend half a day getting in touch with the past.

Your first stop will be at the Panathinaikos Stadium, the location of the first modern Olympic games, which took place in 1896. On the way to the Acropolis you will be able to catch a glimpse of the Greek Parliment, seeing the Evzoni guards decked in amber tunics. You'll also have the chance to see many of the city's other famous sites, such as the Temple of Zeus and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

At the Acropolis, you will visit the monumental marble gates of the Propylae, plus the Temples of Athena, Nike and the Parthenon. You will also see the famous Porch of Maidens at the Temple of Erectheion.

The last stop is the Acropolis Museum. It is home to a multitude of archaeological finds from the Acropolis. Major attractions include votives, artifacts of everyday life, archaic statues and the Caryatids and the Parthenon hall with displays from the pediments, the metopes and the frieze.
What's Included
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation by a deluxe, air-conditioned vehicle (bus, minivan or taxi, depending on the group’s size)
What's Not Included
  • Entrance fees to the Acropolis (Euros 12 per person) and the Acropolis Museum (Euros 5 per person)
  • Gratuities
Meeting Point

Piraeus Port

Know Before You Go
This tour can be operated in other languages on request.

Starting times are approximate, if you wish your tour to start earlier or later, please get in touch once you have booked.

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