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Group Size
56 € per adult
48 € per student
22 € per child
Syntagma Metro Station

Starts at
09:30 am
Ends at
15:00 pm
5 hrs 30 min
Walking time
60 min
Walking pace
Official licensed guide
Entrance Fees
Not included


English (All other languages only on a private basis tour)

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Acropolis, City Tour & Acropolis Museum Tour

A great combination tour at an excellent value!

The perfect combination tour! Acropolis & Athens city tour plus a detailed guided tour in the Acropolis Museum, where masterpieces are displayed!
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 Visit & ExplainedShort Stop &
Brief Commentation
Syntagma Metro Station Exhibits
House of the Greek Parliament
Changing of the Guards
National Gardens
Plaka area
The Zeus Temple
Hadrian’s Arch
The Acropolis
Nike Temple
Agrippa Monument
Dionysus Theater
Philipappos Hill
Mars Hill
Pnyx Hill
Odeon of Herodes Atticus (Herodeon)
Ancient Agora
Hephaestus Temple
Acropolis Museum


The ideal combination tour

This sightseeing tour is the perfect combination tour with which you will experience the two most important attractions of Athens. The Acropolis, one of the most famous archaeological sites and landmarks of Athens and Greece and the Acropolis Museum where the masterpieces of the Acropolis are displayed in a stunning way and will be explained expertly by our Athens Walking Tour licensed guide.

Your interesting City Tour

The tour begins inside the Syntagma metro station where you will visit the metro Museum (in 10 minutes) with very interesting archaeological artifacts from the daily life of Ancient Athenians, that came to light during the construction of the metro.
You will then continue on to the House of the Greek Parliament, the Monument to the Unknown Soldier and watch the changing of the guards. Your tour continues towards the National Gardens and to  the beautiful neoclassical Zappeion Hall, in front of which tower the surviving columns of the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch, both of which you will have the opportunity to visit. From there you walk towards the Acropolis through the beautiful pedestrian walkway of Dionysiou Areopagitou.  

Your Acropolis guided tour

You will enter the Acropolis from the south slope to avoid the crowds and also to visit the Dionysus sanctuary and Dionysus Theatre built in the 5th century BC. As you begin to ascend the sacred hill a breathtaking view of the city below will unfold.
Your guide will give you a detailed explanation of the glorious monuments of the Acropolis such as the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaia, the Nike Temple, the Agrippa monument and the surrounding monuments such as the Herodes Atticus Odeon, the Ancient Agora, the Observatory as well as the Philopappos, Mars and Pnyx Hills.

Time for exploring and picture taking at the Acropolis will be provided before your tour of the Acropolis Museum begins.
NOTE: After the first part of the tour which ends on the Acropolis at approx. 13:00 you will have time to take pictures and get to the designated meeting point for your Acropolis Museum Tour. On the way you may get a snack or a drink before you start the guided tour in the Museum at approx. 13.45 (1:45 pm).

Acropolis Museum - The Definite Must Visit

The New Acropolis Museum was designed by Swiss architect Bernard Tschumi in co-operation with the Greek architect Michalis Photiadis. Its unique design has incorporated the excavations, which are visible under stunning glass floors. The Acropolis masterpieces are marked out and given the prominence they deserve through the ideal interior atmosphere conditions, the natural lighting, as well as easy visitor access, panoramic views and excellent layout of the exhibition areas. It exhibits about 4,000 artifacts.

The tour ends at the Acropolis Museum at approx. 15:00 (3 pm). 

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Your Athens Walking Tours guide holding the orange colored Athens Walking Tours sign will be waiting for you INSIDE the Syntagma Metro Station one level down, by the ticket validating machines, underneath the big central hanging clock. Please be at the meeting point by 09:15 because the tours starts at 09:30 am.

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Adults: 56 €
Students: 48 €
Teenagers (12-17 yrs): 48 €
Children (6-11 yrs): 22 €
Infants (0-5 yrs): FREE

Entrance tickets (31 € / adult) are not included in the tour's fee. Teenagers and children are entitled to reduced tickets (please see Entrance Fees' section). 
We usually buy the tickets for you in advance, in order not to line up. Please make sure you have enough cash (euros) with you to purchase the tickets.

  • Discount Code for Second Tour (SNDT): 5% discount for booking a second tour
  • Discount Code for Families & Groups (FMD): 5% discount to families/groups with 4 or more paying members
  • Discount Code for Groups with Second Tour (SNDT+4): 10% discount to families or groups (4 or more paying members) booking more than one tours

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  • Local licensed guide 

  • Entrance tickets
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • On Good Friday (Greek Orthodox Easter) our tour starts at 10:30 am (not 09:30 am).
  • The tours do not take place on the public Holidays: January 1st (New Year's Day), March 25th (National Holiday), Greek Orthodox Good Friday (before 12:00), Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday, May 1st (Labor Day), October 28th (National Holiday), December 25th & 26th (Christmas).
  • Our tours take place in all weather, rain or shine.
  • The Museum is open daily (Monday to Sunday).


Admission fees for all places we visit during the Acropolis, City Tour & Acropolis Museum Tour (Parthenon, Nike temple, Propylea, Erechtheion, Dionysus Theatre, Temple of Zeus and Acropolis Museum) are not included in the tour's price.

Entrance Ticket Prices

From April 1 to October 31
  • 31 € for the adults, covering all the sites that will be visitedFree for young persons under 18 years old from EU countries and students from EU countries (with current student ID)
  • 16 € for students from non-EU countries  (with current student ID)
  • 3 € for young persons under 18 years old from non-EU countries
  • Journalists are entitled to free entrance to the Acropolis by presenting their current identification card.
Note: If you intend to stay longer in town and want to visit more places then, there is a combo ticket available at 30 Euro which allows you to visit 7 places (the Acropolis with all its monuments, Dionysus Theater, Zeus Temple, the Ancient Agora & the Attalos Museum, Hadrian’s Library, the Roman Forum, the Kerameikos with its wonderful Museum and  Aristotle’s  Lyceum) within a 5 days time span.

From November 1 to March 31

Reduced prices will apply; for more information on discounts and Entrance Fees to the Archaeological Sites and Museums please click here

We usually buy the tickets for you in advance, in order not to line up. Please make sure that you have enough cash (euros) with you to purchase the tickets.

Prices of the entrance tickets are subject to changes without prior notice.

When is the Entrance to the Athens Acropolis Free?
When is the Entrance to the Acropolis Museum Free? 
When is the Acropolis Open?
When is the Acropolis Closed?
When is the Acropolis Museum Open?
When is the Acropolis Museum Closed?

We have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of all information but opening times might change without any prior notification. We assume no responsibility for changes or errors. Please call Acropolis Archaeological site to confirm at +30 210-3214172.




GNTO LICENSE NUMBER: 0206E61000258001