Athens All Included: Acropolis and Museum In a Cultural Guided Walking Tour

Athens, Greece (185)


%20 Athens is a city that is known for its many attractions, including the Acropolis and the Museum. However, it is also a city with a rich cultural history that can be explored through a guided walking tour. This tour will take you to some of the most important sites in Athens, including the Acropolis and the Museum. You will learn about the history of these sites and the importance of culture in Athens. This tour will provide you with a unique perspective on the city and its attractions.


Tour Duration: 180 min

Athens All Included: Acropolis and Museum In a Cultural Guided Walking Tour

Join a small group to enjoy a detailed walking tour of the Acropolis. Priority tickets to the Acropolis and the Museum are included to help you get in faster! Walk with your guide through Greek architecture, mythology, and history as they stroll between sites in and around the Acropolis rock.  Complete your visit to the Acropolis, and then head to the Acropolis Museum to enjoy its impressive array of artifacts and its stunning architecture. See the excavations as you walk on the Museum's unique layout.   Enjoy learning about treasures from ancient Greek civilization with a professional local guide.

What's included

Below are items that the provider has stated are included with Athens All Included: Acropolis and Museum In a Cultural Guided Walking Tour at no additional cost

  • Expert local guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide better
  • Skip-the-line tickets for the Acropolis Museum
  • Small group guided walking tour
  • Skip-the-line tickets for the Acropolis

What's NOT included

Below are items that the tour provider of Athens All Included: Acropolis and Museum In a Cultural Guided Walking Tour has stated that may cost an additional fee if desired.

  • Transportation to/from attractions

Points Of Interest

  • minutes: Join your small group at the Acropolis metro station. Get to know your local, professional guide as she goes over the day's itinerary.
  • 120 minutes: Beat the crowds and discover the famous Acropolis on this small-group walking tour. Explore this wonder of the ancient world and immerse yourself in Greek history alongside your professional local guide. Begin exploring the Acropolis immediately with pre-reserved tickets and avoid the long queues. Easily the most famous monument in Athens, the Acropolis deserves a detailed tour that includes the Erechtheion, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Propylaia and--of course--the Parthenon.
  • minutes: Learn about the most celebrated myths of ancient Athens, its most significant religious festivals and earliest cults, and how several specific events in the city’s history are all connected to this sacred precinct.
  • minutes: Explore the Acropolis on its domineering hill as well as its related monuments, all of which stand in harmony with their natural surroundings. See how these unique masterpieces of ancient architecture innovatively combine different orders and styles of Classical art. Enjoy unforgettable moments in your small group as you learn how these monuments have influenced art and culture for many centuries.
  • minutes: Get an excellent understanding of this magnificent part of the Acropolis from your expert local guide. Visualize the Acropolis of the fifth century BC, still one of the most accurate reflections of the splendor, power, and wealth of that era. Enjoy Athens as it was at its highest peak, during the golden age of Perikles.
  • minutes: Here you can enjoy the views over the city and all the way to the Aegean Sea. Follow your guide on a different route towards the south exit so that you also see the Altar of Asclepius and the Theater of Dionysus, the birthplace of theater drama.
  • minutes: Discover the temples on the north side of the Acropolis that most visitors miss out on. Take a break after you walk through the temples that primarily housed the earlier Athenian cults and those of the Olympian gods.
  • 60 minutes: Continue to the Acropolis Museum for the second part of the tour. Explore the stunning glass floors, under which see the excavations, and follow your guide as they point out treasures from the ancient Greek civilization. See original pieces from the temples in Acropolis, and learn about their historical context from your guide. Ask your guide about the impressive Elgin Marbles in the Parthenon Gallery. Finish your guided tour in The Archaic Gallery, which houses statues that predate the Acropolis! After your guided tour, you have the option to stay in the museum and continue exploring, or enjoy the views over the city. Or you can head up to the Acropolis and visit its famous Museum Cafe.

Additional Information

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness