Ancient Athens Uncovered: Skip the Line New Acropolis Museum tour & Ancient Olympic Stadium

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2 hrs 30 mins

Max 15

Why take this tour?

This Athens Guided Tour combines a New Acropolis Museum Tour with a visit to the home of the first modern Olympics; the Panathenaic Stadium. You’ll see famous carvings like the Parthenon Marbles and Caryatids, and walk on a sporting field that has been hosting athletics for over 2,300 years. Traveling with an expert local guide in a small group of 15 people or fewer, this is a low-stress way for history lovers to immerse themselves in Hellenistic culture for an afternoon.

Highlights

  • Created with Sketch.New Acropolis Museum tour with skip-the-line tickets featuring the original Parthenon Marbles and the Caryatids
  • Created with Sketch.Skip the line into the Panathenaic Stadium and step onto the field of a 2,300-year-old sports arena where the first modern Olympics were held
  • Created with Sketch.Travel in a small group of 15 people with an expert local guide
  • Created with Sketch.All-inclusive tickets to the New Acropolis Museum and the Panathenaic Stadium

Take in the marvels of the ancient city

Your Athens Guided Tour starts with skip-the-line tickets into the New Acropolis Museum, which holds all the wonders that once adorned the Acropolis. Inside, your guide will show you and your small group of no more than 15 people a carefully-selected collection of the most treasured artifacts, including the Caryatids, monumental statues of women that once supported the entablature of an ancient temple and the Parthenon Marbles. All of our guides are experts in Greek art and archeology, so be sure to ask lots of questions; they want you to leave with a deeper understanding and appreciation for what you see.

After you leave the museum, your Athens Tour passes the Arch of Hadrian, one of the...

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Your Athens Guided Tour starts with skip-the-line tickets into the New Acropolis Museum, which holds all the wonders that once adorned the Acropolis. Inside, your guide will show you and your small group of no more than 15 people a carefully-selected collection of the most treasured artifacts, including the Caryatids, monumental statues of women that once supported the entablature of an ancient temple and the Parthenon Marbles. All of our guides are experts in Greek art and archeology, so be sure to ask lots of questions; they want you to leave with a deeper understanding and appreciation for what you see.

After you leave the museum, your Athens Tour passes the Arch of Hadrian, one of the city’s most iconic monuments, and the Temple of Olympian Zeus. Next, it’s on to the Panathenaic Stadium, home to the first modern Olympic Games. Skipping the entrance lines, your guide will take you through the marble halls and stands of this 2,300-year-old wonder and down onto the track. This is hallowed ground for sports fans; a must-do for anyone who wants to walk in the footsteps of over 2,000 years of athletic tradition.

Your Athens Guided Tour ends inside the stadium so you can spend more time exploring the ancient structure on your own.

  • Sites Visited
  • New Acropolis Museum
  • Caryatids
  • Parthenon Marbles
  • Arch of Hadrian
  • Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Panathenaic Stadium
  • Tour Includes
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Panathenaic Stadium with guided tour
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the New Acropolis Museum
  • Headsets for groups of seven or more
The origianl Caryatids inside the New Acropolis Museum
Looking at the Parthenon Marbles in the New Acropolis Museum
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Alex was an excellent guide, very knowledgeable and helpful. An excellent asset to your staff !