Join a 3.5-hour guided tour of Athens in which you’ll discover the city’s main attractions and visit the impressive Acropolis accompanied by an expert guide. You will explore both the classic and modern parts of Athens.
Athens City and Acropolis Guided Tour
Begin your guided tour with a panoramic tour of the city’s main monuments. On the air-conditioned bus your professional English-speaking guide will reveal the history of Athens in an entertaining and interesting way and will also give you information about the landmarks you see.
Some of the monuments you will marvel at include the central square of Athens: Syntagma Square, the National Garden, the Arch of Hadrian, St Paul’s Anglican Church, the Parliament House, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Cathedral Basilica of St. Dionysius, the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens and the National Library.
After a brief stop at the Panathenaic Stadium, an imposing construction made of white marble which was completely reconstructed and where the first modern Olympic Games was celebrated in 1869, you will continue to the Zappeion and the Temple of Olympian Zeus.
The highlight of the tour is the guided tour of the world-famous Acropolis of Athens, symbol of the capital. Once inside, you’ll visit some of the best-known landmarks of Classic Greece like the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Propylaea.
The tour includes hotel pick-up and drop-off from most hotels in Athens. Click on the following link to see the hotels in Athens that include pick-up option:
You will be sent an email with the meeting point information in the event that it is impossible for us to collect you from your hotel.
Museum Entry: Children
From the 1st of April 2020, the price of museum entry is not included in the price for children from outside the E.U. between 4 and 12 years old. This price is 50% of the full adult price (I.e. €10), to be paid at the start of the tour.
Children from the E.U. and all children under 4 do not have to pay. Children should have a form of identification with them at all times to accredit their age and nationality.
|Adults||Children 4-12 years old||Children under 4|
Children 4-12 years oldUS$ 33.50
Children under 4Free
3 hours 30 minutes.
The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.
Hotel pick up and drop off in Athens.
Official English speaking guide.
Transport by luxury bus.
Admission ticket to the Acropolis.
Ticket to the Acropolis for non EU resident children 4
12 years old (10€ (US$11) per person).
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 2 days before (Athens local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - Is it possible to take a pushchair/stroller on the excursion?
A - It's not recommendable to take a pushchair/stroller due to the rough ground on the Acropolis.
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.