Athens, Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum with Tickets - Private TourDuration:
Half-day morning, Half-day afternoon, 5 hours
Location Starting points
- Learn a little more about the ancient city of Athens
- Discover the ruins of the Acropolis
- Admire ancient artefacts at the Acropolis Museum
- A. Greece Pick-up available from hotels in Downtown only. Please confirm the time and location for pick-up with 48 hours’ notice prior to the activity by calling.
Point of interest (5 hours
ServicesAbout this tour
- 1. Panathenaic Stadium
- 2. Acropolis
- 3. Acropolis Museum
Immerse yourself in the history of Athens with a private tour of the ancient city of Athens. Explore the ruins of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis, one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece, and visit the Acropolis Museum, brimming with priceless ancient artefacts.Following a hotel pick-up by luxury air-conditioned vehicle, head to Panathinaiko Stadium, the cradle of the first modern Olympic games, which took place in 1896. Pass by the Greek Parliament in the former Royal Palace of Syntagma Square and watch the fanciful Evzoni Guards in their amber tunics. Fall in love with the stately Zappion Conference Center in the National Gardens of Greece before passing the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arc and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, guarded by more Evzones.
After passing by the handsome Numismatic Museum at Schlieman's House, the Catholic Cathedral and the Athens Neoclassical trilogy, you finally reach the impressive Acropolis. Visit the monumental marble gates of the Propylae, the Temples of Athena, Nike and Parthenon. See the famous Porch of Maidens at the Temple of Erectheion.
Continue with a pleasant short walk past Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the daring new Acropolis Museum. Home to a multitude of archaeological finds from the Acropolis, major attractions include votives, artefacts of everyday life, archaic statues, Caryatids and the Parthenon hall with displays from the pediments, the metopes and the frieze.
With this private tour, enjoy the flexibility to make any changes to the itinerary, your guide will be happy to help you personalise the tour according to your interests.
The tour concludes with a drop off service to your hotel.