- Local licensed guide
- Private tour
- Skip-the-ticket line service
- Athens guidebook with recommendations to use for your visit
- Athens map
- Entrance tickets
- Hotel pickup and drop-off service (unless agreed on)
- Food and drinks (unless specified)
- Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)
What You Will See and Do
Skip-the-Ticket-Line-Access: The Acropolis
Beat the heat and the crowds by visiting the Acropolis early in the morning! Entering on the south slope of the Acropolis, you’ll visit the Dionysus Sanctuary and Dionysus Theater before you walk up the slope leading to the Acropolis monuments. Panoramic views of the city will be perfect for Instagram-ready photos.
As you explore the Acropolis with your guide, you’ll gain insight into the significance of its historic monuments including the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaia, and the Nike Temple.
Note: After the first part of the tour ends at the Acropolis you will have time to take more photos before continuing your walk through the alleys of the Plaka. Before the second part of your tour begins, you may get a snack or a drink.
Anafiotika & Plaka: the nostalgic part of Athens
Enter the most unique part of the city and discover with your knowledgeable local guide, its tranquil, picturesque, and mystic hidden corners. For a while, forget the city sounds and get the feeling that you are walking through the alleys of a Cycladic island, however, with a history of over 3000 years!
Myth and history are intertwined with snapshots from the modern culture of Athens. Anafiotika, Plaka’s hidden gem, and all its worth-seeing treasures will be revealed to you with the help of your guide while experiencing an unforgettable journey of discovery.
Connect the dots between “yesterday” and “today” by letting your guide unveil unknown parts of history and significant details on historical buildings, beautiful old chapels, and numerous monuments. Find hidden gems of unspoiled beauty and magnificent views and learn secrets unknown even to many Athenians.
The tour ends at the lively, touristy area of Monastiraki square, where you will discover the Flea Market and lots of souvenir shops.
Skip-the-Ticket Line Access
We are pleased to offer all our guests a convenient skip-the-ticket-line service. We take care and pre-purchasing the entrance tickets for each archaeological site and Museum visited during the tour, saving you the hassle of buying them online or queuing up at the ticket counters. However, please be aware that even with our skip-the-ticket-line service, there might be some waiting time required for security checks. This is because visitor numbers can fluctuate unpredictably at the sites throughout the day. The typical waiting time falls within 0 to 10 or 30 minutes, though on rare occasions, it might be longer.
However, here's where our service truly shines: Even amidst a queue, our experienced guides will always stay by your side. They will use this time as an opportunity to kickstart your tour, offering in-depth explanations about the history and significance of the site you're about to explore. This way, not a moment is wasted, and you're assured of the full, rich experience we promise.
Please note that this itinerary is recommended by us, however, all private tours can be customized according to your needs and preferences. Feel free to contact us for more information.