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Athens City and Acropolis Guided Tour
Activities in Athens

Athens City and Acropolis Guided Tour

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  • The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages. English
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Hotel pick up

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

We'll pick you up from your hotel at 8 am, to start the 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.

Hotel pick-up

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:

Hotel with pick-up option in Athens

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.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 25 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.
  • At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 50% of the total maximum capacity.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Price

Adults Children 4-12 years old Children under 4
US$ 59.30
US$ 29.60
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 59.30
  • Children 4-12 years old

    US$ 29.60
  • Children under 4

    Free

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Duration

3 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Official English speaking guide.

Transport by luxury bus.

Admission ticket to the Acropolis.

Not included

Ticket to the Acropolis for non EU resident children 4

12 years old ( 10 (US$ 11.90) per person).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Bookings are permitted up until 30 hours before the activity as long as there are still places.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in 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.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

US$ 59.30
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.