Athens: Acropolis Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

4.9 / 5

73 reviews

Athens: Acropolis Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

From £63.41 per person

Beat the crowds and discover the famous Acropolis in this small-group walking tour. Explore this wonder of the ancient world and immerse yourself in Greek history with a professional local guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English, German
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the treasures of the ancient Greek civilization
  • Delve into Greek architecture, mythology and history with a professional local guide
  • Enjoy wonderful views over Athens
  • See the Parthenon, the Erechtheum, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Propylaea
Full description
Join your small group at the Acropolis Metro Station for a more personalized and interactive experience. Begin exploring the Acropolis immediately with pre-reserved tickets to avoid the long queues. Uncover the many layers of history on this ancient site with your professional local guide. Journey from the ancient Hellenistic and Roman periods, through the Byzantine and Ottoman era into the modern day. Learn the secrets of the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheum and the Propylaea, before marveling at the majestic Parthenon temple. Enjoy stunning views over Athens from the commanding viewpoint of this ancient citadel. See how the city has developed through nearly 3,000 years. Stay on the hill to explore further at your own pace, or let your guide show you a different route towards the south exit that will present you with views of the Altar of Asclepius and the Theater of Dionysus.
Includes
  • Small-group tour or private tour (depending on option booked)
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Acropolis entrance fees
  • Skip-the-line for the ticket office
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from meeting point
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Not wheelchair accessible
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 73 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    4.9/5
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We joined a tour of the acropolis with our three children (ages 10 - 13) as we thought we would get more out of it - and that was definitely true. Our guide gave us a really clear and comprehensive explanation of the history of Athens and the building of the acropolis complex which the children really enjoyed and which helped us make sense of what we saw during our Athens trip.

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2 November 2020

Our guide was great, she answered all our questions with very informed answers. Took time for us to enjoy our visit and take photos of all the amazing sites. I do think your list of tours could be improved, it's hard to distinguish the difference between many of the Acropolis tours you offer. They seem the same but prices are different.

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10 October 2020

Our guide was very nice, told us a lot of stories and took the time to answer everyone's questions. Our tour started at 9:30 am which was good since it was very hot! Our guide made stops around the acropolis, giving us an opportunity to get done shade while telling us about the places around. We were glad we took a tour, as it can be hard to walk around the acropolis on your own, in the heat, and try to read and see everything. All in all - recommended tour and good value for money.

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17 August 2020

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