Small-Group Acropolis of Athens and City Highlights Tour
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Stop At: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Leoforos Vasilissis Amalias Syntagma Square, Athens 100 28 Greece
Start your tour with a hotel pickup from central Athens, and then travel into the city center by luxury, air-conditioned minibus. Your first stop is the Greek Parliament House in Syntagma Square to see the Greek Monument to the Unknown Soldier and to watch the daily Changing of the Guard ceremony. Have your camera ready to capture shots of the soldiers marching their synchronized moves, and then continue exploring the city.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Panathenaic Stadium, Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue, 999-20, Athens 999-20 Greece
Pass a cluster of top Athens attractions including the National Garden, Schlieman’s House, the University of Athens and the Russian Orthodox Church, and then head to Panathinaikos Stadium to see where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Acropolis, via Dionysiou Areopagitou str., Athens 105 58 Greece
After a quick photo stop, loop around the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch, and work your way to the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens. Hop out of your minibus for a stroll around the ancient citadel and ogle its collection of glorious monuments. See the Parthenon — the temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena — and gaze in awe at other ancient relics including the Erectheion, Propylaia, the Nike Temple and more.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Acropolis Museum, Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athens 117 42 Greece
After seeing the highlights of the Acropolis of Athens, follow your guide inside the New Acropolis Museum, an award-winning exhibition space that’s ranked as one of the world’s top five museums. On your walking tour around the museum, browse its staggering collection of statues and artifacts, and admire well-preserved relics from the days of Ancient Greece.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Ancient Agora of Athens, Adrianou 24, Athens 105 55 Greece
If you are feeling hungry, grab some food at your own expense from the on-site cafe, and then continue by minibus past Mars Hill and the Rock of Ares (Aereopagus) to the Agora of Athens. The hub of Athens in ancient times, the agora is now a courtyard strewn with incredible ruins and Doric columns typical of the Classical era. See the Attalos Gallery and Temple of Hephaestus, and then work your way back to the start point where your tour finishes.
Duration: 30 minutes
- Hotel pick up/drop off service (selected hotels)
- Transport by luxury air conditioned bus
- Professional and lisensed guide
- Entrance fees are being paid to the guide at the start of the tour offering skip-the-line access
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Entry/Admission - Acropolis
- Entry/Admission - Acropolis Museum
- Entry/Admission - Ancient Agora of Athens
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
We booked the small group acropolis tour and the tour guide “Demitrious” was very knowledgeable and we all enjoyed his tour. We all recommend this tour to anyone who has a day or two in Athens.
Excellent tour! Mariana was a very informative guide, would recommend the tour to anyone planning on visiting the Acropolis.