Best of Athens City Tour: First Entry Acropolis Tour, Ancient Agoras & Plaka Walk

65 reviews

4 hours

Max 15

Why take this tour?

Highlights

  • See the top attractions in Athens in only four hours
  • Experience the Parthenon before most of the crowds with skip-the-line tickets and a specially-timed itinerary
  • Explore the Acropolis with an expert local guide and see some of the most jaw-dropping structures in the ancient world, including the Monumental Gateway and Erechtheum
  • Enter the Ancient Greek Agora with skip-the-line tickets and explore iconic monuments like the Temple of Hephaestus
  • Stroll through the historic neighborhood of Plaka, and enjoy a view of the Roman Agora and Tower of the Winds (from the outside)
  • Sites Visited
  • Acropolis
  • Parthenon
  • Erechtheum
  • Monumental Gateway
  • Temple of Athena Nike
  • Theater of Dionysus
  • Theater of Herodes Atticus
  • Ancient Greek Agora
  • Temple of Hephaestus
  • Stoa of Attalos
  • Roman Agora (from the outside)
  • Tower of the Winds (from the outside)
  • Plaka
  • Tripod Street (Oldest street in the world)
  • Arch of Hadrian
  • Lyssikrates Monument
  • Melina Merkouri Cafe
  • Tour Includes
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Acropolis
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Ancient Greek Agora
  • Headsets for groups over seven
  • Local expert guide
  • Plaka city stroll

Take a morning to see the top highlights of Athens

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Verified Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.8 /5
based on 65 reviews
Rating summary by category
Guide
4.9/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Latest reviews
Great
Best to visit early before the heat and the crowds. Melina. (Spelling) knew all the shady spots. Great tou4.
Wayne · Sep 02, 2022 · United States · Male · 65 to 74 years
Excellent
Our tour guide was obviously passionate and knowledgeable about Ancient Greece, its history, religion, architecture and people. Naturally, the temples and other sites are wonderful too.
Jessica · Aug 24, 2022 · United Kingdom · Female · 25 to 34 years
Excellent
Make sure to bring sun block and water. Eat a meal before going on this tour. You can not have food at the sites and they be walking for at least 4 hours so you’ll get hungry fast if you don’t eat before hand
anna · Aug 01, 2022 · Female · 35 to 44 years
Excellent
Loved the tour. We were there for only one full day, so this was the perfect way to hit the most important sites and learn all about the history at the same time. The guide was super knowledgeable and very helpful. Highly recommend!
Gretel · Jul 29, 2022 · United States
Good
I do a walking tour in almost every big city I visit, and unfortunately this was by far the most boring. I was so disappointed as our group of 5 all found it difficult to remain interested. Our guide, while clearly knowledgeable, focused heavily on mythology and spent way too long talking in certain spots when the group was clearly losing interest. The style was more like a teacher giving a lecture.
Irene · Jul 26, 2022 · Canada · Female · 35 to 44 years

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting Point
This tour meets in front of Manga Cafe, Athanasiou Diakou 2, Athina 117 42. The cafe is located next to the Acropolis Metro (subway) stop. When exiting the subway take the exit "Maykryianni / Athanasiou Diakou                

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

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