Athens Acropolis walking tour
This city tour will not only show you the most important landmarks and sights of the historical center of Athens but will also include a complete tour of the Acropolis where your guide will give you an in-depth guided tour of this world heritage site and its major breathtaking monuments all in one fascinating tour.
Walking tour around the Acropolis in Athens. Soak up the atmosphere of Old Athens, as you explore the Plaka’s paved streets.
Enjoy beautiful views from the Parthenon, which crowns the Acropolis
Your tour’s schedule in detail:
Half Day Morning
The tour of Athens will commence in front of the Parliament building in Syntagma square with the changing of the Guards (Euzonoi).
From Syntagma square, the central historical district of the city and passing from the monument of the Unknown Soldier you will enjoy a pleasant walk through the National Gardens the neoclassical Zappeion conference center (The oldest in Europe) the temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch and the old Plaka district.
The tour continues with a visit to the Acropolis, where you will see the Propylea, The temple of Nike, the Parthenon, wonders of the Golden Age of Pericles.
From the Acropolis hill you will have a breathtaking view of the surroundings, including the Agora, the Observatory, the Democracy hill (Pnyx), the Philopappos Hill and Mars Hill.
You will also admire the theater of Dionysos and the Odeion of Herodus Atticus where ancient Greek drama was first staged. The guided tour ends on the hill of the Acropolis.
Departure / Return location
Approximately 3 hours (Estimate walking distance 1500 mts)
Most sites in Greece involve extended walking and/or slippery surfaces.
Therefore we strongly suggest wearing comfortable sturdy shoes.
Sunscreen, hat and water are also good “travel companions”.
Due to extend walking and slippery surfaces please inform us if you have walking disabilities or using a wheelchair before booking this tour.
Departure days :
May to October : Daily
- English Speaking Qualified Guide
- 24hrs Assistance phone number
- All Taxes
- Travel Insurance
- Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off
- Entrance Fees
- Acropolis [The Parthenon]
- Olympic Zeus Temple