Sites viewed and visited:
The Detailed Itinerary
- Dionysus Theater
- the Acropolis of Athens with all its monuments such as the Parthenon, the Propylaia, the Erechtheion, the Agrippa monument and the Nike Temple.
- Traditional Greek products
- Fruit & Vegetable Market
- Meat & Fish Market
- Sweet shops and bakeries
- Sample local delicacies
- Sample local beverages
- Traditional Greek Tavern
- Psiri area
- Monastiraki area
Meet with your food and archaeology expert licensed private guide and start your fascinating day of discovery with a visit of Dionysus Theater
, the oldest theater in Greece. Continue your walk up on the Acropolis hill while enjoying breathtaking views of the nearby monuments, such as Herodes Atticus odeon
, Philopappos Monument
, the Observatory
and others. Enjoy a full explanation of Acropolis
’ marvellous monuments: the Temple of Athena Nike
, the Propylaea gateway
, the Erechtheion
and the astonishing Parthenon
.Your knowledgeable guide will provide you with plenty of information and uncover fascinating facts about the construction and history of the monuments. The unique, beautiful view of the city of Athens, including the Mars hill, the Ancient Agora and the Temple of Hephaestus, will capture your heart and mind, same as you will capture them on camera.
After conclusion of the Acropolis visit, continue your walk crossing the beautiful old town of Athens, the Plaka
. Stroll the Monastiraki
area and start a delicious journey of discovery through the streets of a less known part of Athens; the Athenian Market area
. You will discover a kaleidoscope of colors, smells, tastes and textures. You will be led past producer stalls bursting with color, intoxicating spice shops, enticing sweet shops, bakeries and of course the bustling central food market
of Athens. Visit small, hidden, specialty food shops where you will have the opportunity to free sample a wide variety of Greek delicacies ranging from mouth-watering sweets to original traditional Greek products, such as olives
a.o. Your knowledgeable guide will also provide you with valuable insight both on the unique and intricate culinary heritage of Greece as well as the famous Mediterranean diet, hailed today as a model of healthy living. Your tour will be concluded near the Monastiraki area.
Prices start from 55 €
per adult. It depends on your group size. VIEW OUR PRICES
Entrance tickets (20 € / adult) are not included
in the tour's fee. Teenagers and children are free of charge and students are entitled to reduced tickets.
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
For more information on discounts & special rates please read the FAQ ABOUT AWT
- Local licensed guide & food specialist
- Sample local delicacies & beverages
- Athens Guide magazine
- Athens Map
- Entrance tickets (20 €)
- Hotel pick up and drop off (unless agreed)
- Gratuities (opt)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
During winter (November 1 to March 31) the latest starting time for tours will be 11:30 am due to earlier closing hours of the archaeological sites and museums.
You can present either a printed paper or an electronic voucher for this tour.
Admission fees for all places we visit are not included
in the tour's price.
Entrance Ticket PricesFrom April 01 to October 31, 2016
Note: Ιf you intend to stay longer in town and want to visit more places, then there is a combo ticket available at 30 € 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, 2016 to March 31, 2017
- Free for children up to 18 years old and students from EU countries (with current student ID)
- 50% Discount for students outside the EU (with current student ID)
- 20 € for the adults, covering all the sites that will be visited
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 Acropolis Open?
When is the Acropolis 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.