.:: Athens Walking Tours ::.
Group Size
min 2 - max 18
From 30
Syntagma Metro Station (recommended)

Starts at
09:30 am (recommended)
Ends at
12:30 pm
3 hrs
Walking time
45 min
Walking pace
Local licensed guide
Entrance Fees
Not required


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

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For your convenience

  • We offer private transfers by luxury Mercedes taxis from the port of Piraeus to accommodate cruise ship passengers for their shore excursions.
  • We also offer private shuttle bus transfers from the port of Piraeus for families, school classes, universities or college groups and organizations. Please contact us and give us your request.
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    Private Best of Athens Tour

    This is a tailor-made tour for those who have already visited the Acropolis and would like to see much more of Athens! It is a leisurely walking tour which includes the most important landmarks and buildings of Athens.


    Sites viewed and visited:               
    • Τhe House of Parliament with the tomb to the unknown soldier
    • Τhe National Gardens
    • Τhe Presidential Residence
    • Herodes Atticus road 
    • Τhe Panathenaic Stadium
    • The Zeus Temple
    • Hadrian's Arch
    • The Lysicrates Monument
    • St.Catherine’s chapel
    • A stroll in Plaka-the Athens old town
    • The Athens Cathedral
    • Hadrian’s Library
    • Roman Forum
    • Flea Market area

    The detailed itinerary

    Meet with your expert licensed private guide in the heart of Athens, Syntagma square. Follow your knowledgeable guide to the elegant House of Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Walk through the cool and shady National Gardens and enjoy the tranquillity and the fresh air. Watch and capture with your camera the Change of Guards done by our famous Evzones in front of the Presidential Residence, which is located on the ultra chic Herodes Atticus Road.
    Your walk will continue to the Panathenaic Stadium, where you will learn about the first Olympic Games of modern times. Next stop on our itinerary is the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Arch, both significant Roman monuments and the beautiful neoclassical Zappeion Hall.

    The walk continues onwards to the small alleys of the most picturesque area of Athens, the Plaka. Marvel the beautiful St. Catherine’s church and learn about Lysicrates Monument and its’ importance in the 4th Century BC. Pass by Melina's Cafe, a charming little cafe which is dedicated to Greece's most beloved actress and champion, who fought for the return of the Parthenon Marbles. The beautiful alleys of Plaka, will lead you to the Metropolis Square and the Metropolis Cathedral of Athens and on, to the Hadrian's library, the Roman Forum and the colorful, vibrant Flea Market in the Monastiraki area. There will be short stops for commentary and pictures.


    The meeting point is inside the Syntagma Metro Station, next to the ticket validating machines, underneath the hanging clock. Your tour guide or office representative will be holding the orange colored Athens Walking Tours sign to identify them.
    Please make sure that you get there at 9:15 because the tour starts at 9:30 am*.

    *On Good Friday (Greek Orthodox Easter) our tour starts at 10:30 am (not 09:30 am.)

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    Prices start from 30 € per adult. It depends on your group size.



    • 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
    • Athens Guide magazine
    • Athens Map


    • Entrance fees (not required) unless specified
    • Hotel pick up and drop off(unless agreed)
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Food and drinks (unless specified)

    Additional Info:

    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


    From April 1 to October 31
    • 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)
    • 6 € for the adults, covering Zeus temple
    • 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 Αcropolis 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 Zeus Temple 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 and ticket prices of the archaeological sites 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.



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