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Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour

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Athens, GR
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Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour

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Athens, GR
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Experience the ancient wonders of Athens in a whole new light with this unforgettable afternoon walking tour of the Acropolis. Avoid the crowds and the heat as you leisurely explore the world's most impressive monuments. Your top-rated licensed guide will take you on a journey back in time, sharing fascinating insights into the history and construction of these iconic ruins. Marvel at the majestic Parthenon, one of the most recognized buildings on Earth, and discover the Temple of Athena Nike, the Theater of Dionysus, the Erechtheion, and Propylaea. As the sun sets, the white marbles of the Acropolis will come alive with iridescent colors, offering you the perfect backdrop for Instagram-ready photos. Immerse yourself in the wonders of ancient Athens and book this extraordinary tour today.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Not Included
  • 2 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Late afternoon tour of the Acropolis
  • Avoid the crowds and warmer temperatures
  • Knowledgeable insight of the citadel's ruins
  • Step back in time and discover Athens's history
  • Visit iconic landmarks like the Parthenon
  • Skip-the-line access at the Acropolis
  • Professional and licensed guide
  • Walking tour
  • Whispers
  • Small group tour of maximum 18 persons
  • Hotel pick up/drop off service
  • Entrance fees (€20 per person) are being paid at the start of the tour
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Introduction

The Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour offers an unforgettable experience, allowing visitors to see the iconic landmarks of Athens in a whole new light. Led by a knowledgeable and highly-rated guide, this leisurely walking tour takes you on a journey through time, exploring the ruins of the citadel and uncovering the fascinating history behind these ancient monuments. Immerse yourself in the stories of how Athens became one of the greatest cities of the ancient world, a beacon of civilization. The highlight of the tour is undoubtedly the Parthenon, a world-renowned structure dedicated to the goddess Athena. As you meander around the temple, your guide will provide insights into its construction and significance. In addition to the Parthenon, you will also discover other unique monuments on the Acropolis hill, including the Theater of Dionysus, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and the Propylaea. With its panoramic views of the city, this tour promises plenty of Instagram-ready photo opportunities against the backdrop of the setting sun and the gleaming white marbles.

What to expect?

During the Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour, you can expect a total duration of 120 minutes. The tour begins at the designated meeting point, which is conveniently located just a 3-minute walk from the Acropolis metro station, beside the Royal Olympic hotel. To ensure a smooth experience, it is recommended to call at least 24 hours in advance to confirm the meeting point details. As you explore the Acropolis, your guide will provide insightful commentary on the ruins and excavation details, allowing you to step back in time and grasp the significance of Athens in the ancient world. The tour covers not only the iconic Parthenon but also other notable monuments such as the Theater of Dionysus, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and the Propylaea. By opting for a late afternoon tour, you'll avoid the crowds and enjoy a more pleasant temperature. Prepare yourself for a leisurely walk surrounded by the remnants of a once magnificent ancient city.

Who is this for?

The Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour is designed for both history enthusiasts and curious travelers looking to delve into the rich heritage of Athens. Whether you have a passion for archaeology or simply want to immerse yourself in the wonders of the past, this tour is a perfect fit. It is suitable for all age groups, from families with children to solo travelers or couples seeking a memorable experience. The tour is conducted by an experienced guide who will cater to the interests and questions of the participants, making it an engaging and educational experience for everyone. Don't miss the chance to witness firsthand the magnificence of the Acropolis and its stunning collection of ancient monuments.

Why book this?

The Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour offers a unique opportunity to explore the iconic Acropolis in a more intimate and atmospheric setting. By opting for a late afternoon tour, you'll avoid the crowds and experience the ancient ruins in a more serene ambiance. Your highly-rated guide will bring the history of Athens to life, providing insightful commentary and captivating stories. This tour gives you the chance to step back in time, unravel the secrets of the ancient world, and witness the architectural marvels that once defined Athens as one of the greatest cities. The panoramic views of the city during sunset create a breathtaking backdrop for your photos, ensuring unforgettable memories. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Parthenon and discover the lesser-known gems of the Acropolis with the guidance of an expert. This tour promises an enriching and immersive experience that will leave you with a deeper appreciation for the cultural heritage of Athens.

Good to know

Before joining the Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour, it is important to note that the total duration of the tour is approximately 120 minutes. The meeting point is situated just a short walk from the Acropolis metro station, near the Royal Olympic hotel. To avoid any confusion, it is advisable to contact the tour operator at least 24 hours in advance and confirm the meeting point details. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated during the leisurely walk. As the tour takes you through historic ruins, it is recommended to wear appropriate clothing and sun protection. Keep in mind that the tour encompasses various monuments, including the Parthenon, Theater of Dionysus, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion, and Propylaea. Your expert guide will provide fascinating insights into each site, allowing you to appreciate the ancient architecture and history in a meaningful way.

Reviews

Feedback from individuals who have experienced the Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour has been overwhelmingly positive. Visitors praise the knowledgeable and passionate guides who bring the ancient ruins to life with their informative commentary. Many appreciated the opportunity to explore the Acropolis in the late afternoon, as it provided a more tranquil and less crowded experience. The panoramic views of Athens during sunset were highlighted as a truly breathtaking moment. Travelers described the tour as educational, engaging, and well-paced, allowing them to gain a deeper understanding of Athens' historical significance. The Parthenon, in particular, resonated with visitors, who were captivated by its grandeur and the stories behind its construction. Overall, the tour has received high acclaim for its ability to transport participants back in time and immerse them in the wonders of ancient Greece.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

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Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Acropolis

Meet your guide and start your unmemorable Acropolis afternoon tour. See the landmark monuments of Athens in a new light during a late afternoon tour of the Acropolis. Avoid the crowds and warmer temperatures and set yourself off on a leisurely walking tour of some of the world’s most impressive monuments. Along the way, listen as your top-rated licensed guide shares knowledgeable insight of the citadel's ruins, including excavation details, and be sure that you'll step back in time and discover how Athens became one of the greatest cities of the ancient world, a beacon of civilization. Be ready to outface one of the most recognized buildings on Earth: the Parthenon. Meander around the temple to learn more about how it was constructed for the goddess Athena. Visit all the other unique monuments of Acropolis hill: the Theater of Dionysus, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and Propylaea.

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Reviews

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5 (1)

Donna_A

Our guide was friendly, engaging and very knowledgeable. It was interesting learning about the Acropolis and I enjoyed the tour.
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-18 07:21