Athens in a Day Tour with Early Acropolis Tour, Greek Agora, Presidential Guard Change & Lunch

55 reviews

6 hours

Max 16

Why take this tour?


  • The most comprehensive tour of Athens on the market with four skip-the-line tickets included in the price
  • Beat the crowds and the heat on an Acropolis Tour following our special itinerary that gets your group to the Parthenon before everyone else
  • Explore the rest of the Acropolis with an expert local guide
  • Skip-the-line at the Ancient Greek Agora and see beautiful temples like the Stoa of Attalos and the Temple of Hephaestus
  • Discover present-day Athens at the Athens Cathedral and witness the fascinating Changing of the Presidential Guards ceremony
  • Enjoy a traditional Greek lunch and sink your teeth into the city's best souvlaki served at a beloved family-run restaurant.
  • Sites Visited
  • Acropolis
  • Parthenon
  • Erechtheum
  • Monumental Gateway
  • Temple of Athena Nike
  • Theater of Dionysus
  • Theater of Herodes Atticus
  • Roman Agora (from the outside)
  • Tower of the Winds (from the outside)
  • Ancient Greek Agora (inside)
  • Temple of Hephaestus
  • Stoa of Attalos
  • Monastiraki Square
  • Traditional Greek Restaurant
  • Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens
  • Changing of Presidential Guards at Syntagma Square
  • Tour Includes
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Acropolis
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Ancient Greek Agora
  • Traditional lunch
  • Combo Pass to six other attractions with five-day validity
  • Small group of 16 people
  • English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • Headsets

Take a day to experience all the must-see sights in Athens

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Total Customer Reviews: 55

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4.8 /5
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Get Aristotle. He is great!!
Verified · Song · Jul 11, 2023 · USA · Male · 45 to 54 years
The guide was excellent! She was knowledgeable and pleasant and manages the time and the crowds well. Highly recommend!!
Verified · Michael · Jul 05, 2023 · USA · Male · 45 to 54 years
The tour was excellent, Melina was knowledgeable, entertaining, and very considerate. Highly recommend!
Verified · Kirk · Jul 02, 2023 · USA · Male · 45 to 54 years
Great tour to book if you are in Athens for a short period . Mel was a awesome guide she knew some much about Greece history
Verified · Anthony · Jul 02, 2023 · Australia · Male · 55 to 64 years
We were looking forward to this tour so much; it was going to be the exclamation point to our month- long trip, and our guide Zeta pulled out all the stops. She was informative, but in an interesting way, telling stories of Athenian lore as opposed to just facts. She took a great pace so nobody was running or struggling to keep up. I cant say enough, other than TAKE THIS TOUR!
Verified · Steven · May 26, 2023 · USA · Male · 45 to 54 years


Is this tour accessible for wheelchairs, strollers, or people with limited mobility?
Unfortunately due to the nature of this tour it is not suitable for guests with mobility impairments, or for wheelchairs or strollers. Please contact the Guest Experience team at [email protected] or call +1-202-684-69163 (International) or 888-683-8670 (USA) to make alternative arrangements.
Is there much walking on this tour?
This tour does involve walking. Guests should be able to walk at a moderate pace without difficulty and comfortable walking shoes are a must!

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