Sites viewed and visited:
- The House of Parliament with the tomb to the unknown soldier, where you will have the opportunity to see the changing of the guards
- a short guided tour at the Syntagma Metro Station displays
- the Zappeion Hall
- the Panathenaic Stadium
- The Zeus Temple
- the Hadrian's Arch
- the Lysicrates Monument
- a wonderful stroll in the Athens old town of Plaka
- St. Catherine old chapel
- the Theater of Dionysus
- the Acropolis of Athens with all its monuments such as the Parthenon, the Propylaia, the Erechtheion, the Agrippa monument and the Nike Temple.
Meet with your expert licensed private guide in the heart of Athens, Syntagma square
and start with a brief look at a lovely collection of archaeological findings
dating from classical times and discovered during excavations in the area. Continue to the elegant House of Parliament
to watch the Change of Guards
done by the famous Evzones, in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
. Walk through the cool and shady National Garden
, the former Queen Amalia’s Garden and admire the neoclassical architecture of Zappeion Hall
. Learn all there is to know about the Panathenaic Stadium
, home of the first Olympic Games in modern history (19 century A.D.). Visit the Zeus Temple
and Hadrian’s Arch
from the Roman Era. Walk along the beautiful Dionysiou Areopagitou walkway
and enter the Old Town of Athens, the Plaka area
. Marvel the beautiful St. Catherine’s church and learn about Lysicrates Monument
and its’ importance in the 4th Century BC.
Continue to the Acropolis by entering the site from the south slope, in order to visit the first theater of antiquity the Dionysus theater. and to avoid the crowds: On your way to the Unesco-listed admirable Acropolis monuments, see the Philopappos hill monument and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus
. Marvel the ancient beautiful constructions of the Acropolis
: the Temple of Athena Nike
, the Propylaea gateway
, the Erechtheion
and focus on the astonishing Parthenon
. Listen to in-depth commentary about each of the treasures, and uncover fascinating facts about their construction and history. As you wander round, stop to absorb the stellar views down over Athens, including the Mars hill
, the Ancient Agora
and the Temple of Hephaestus
and capture them on camera. After roughly three hours exploring, your tour concludes when your guide departs, leaving you free to continue exploring Athens at your leisure.
Prices start from 35 €
per adult. It depends on your group size. VIEW OUR PRICES
Entrance tickets (26 € / 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
- Private tour
- Athens Guide magazine
- Athens Map
- Entrance tickets (approx. 26 euros)
- Hotel pick up and drop off (unless agreed)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
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 12:30 pm due to earlier closing hours of the archaeological sites and museums Voucher info
You can present either a printed paper or an electronic voucher for this tour.
Admission fees for all places we visit during the Acropolis, Panathenaic Stadium and Plaka (Parthenon, Nike temple, Propylea, Erechtheion and Dionysus Theatre) 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.
- 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
From November 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017
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.