Athens in a Day: Complete Athens Day Tour with Acropolis tour, New Acropolis Museum, Plaka Walk & Olympic Stadium

39 reviews

8 hours

Max 15

Why take this tour?

Highlights

  • 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
  • Step inside the New Acropolis Museum for a guided tour featuring the original Parthenon Marbles and the Caryatids
  • Take a guided city stroll through the beautiful, historic neighborhood of Plaka
  • Step onto the field of the 2,300-year-old Panathenaic Stadium, the only stadium in the world made entirely of marble
  • Sites Visited
  • Acropolis
  • Parthenon
  • Erechtheum
  • Monumental Gateway
  • Temple of Athena Nike
  • Theater of Dionysus
  • Theater of Herodes Atticus
  • New Acropolis Museum
  • Parthenon Marbles
  • Caryatids
  • Roman Agora (from the outside)
  • Tower of the Winds (from the outside)
  • Gate of Athena Archegetis
  • Ancient Greek Agora (inside)
  • Temple of Hephaestus
  • Stoa of Attalos
  • Plaka city stroll
  • Panathenaic Stadium
  • Arch of Hadrian
  • Tour Includes
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Acropolis
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the New Acropolis Museum
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Panathenaic Stadium
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Ancient Greek Agora
  • Combo Pass to six other attractions with five-day validity
  • Plaka city stroll
  • City stroll with small group of 15 people and English-speaking guide
  • Headsets for groups of seven or more

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Verified Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.8 /5
based on 39 reviews
Rating summary by category
Guide
4.7/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Latest reviews
Excellent
Please don’t tell guests to meet at the Manga cafe in Athens - it is closed and the cafe has another name. This stressed out me and at least 2 other guests as we weren’t sure if we were in the right spot.
Gillian · Sep 11, 2022 · Ireland · Female · 45 to 54 years
Excellent
Our guide, Melena, was terrific. Best guide that we have ever had, globally. Her knowledge and expertise were profound and the way she connected with us and my young daughter was wonderful. We are very grateful for the experience. Cam Burks
Cameron · Jul 08, 2022 · United States · Male · 45 to 54 years
Good
Our guide was nice but she wasn't a good story teller. There was little exchange of information while we walked. She mostly talked when we stopped. She was repeating a lot of the same information. We would have liked to have heard about the building process; how the materials where transported, how they lifted the heavy stones, what/who started the Greek mythology. How is that people of that time believed things like a large wooden statue dropped from the sky and ended up in on of Athenian's temples. What happened that moved the Greek mythology to the side in Greek culture? Remind us about the religious history of the time. I also did not like the version she told that Greek slaves were really just residents that didn't have jobs so they were able to find work building the Parthenon. Slavery is way more complex than that. Overall it was fine but we have been on other tours, in other cities, where the guide was able to bring history to life while we were on the tour. Sophia did not do that for us.
Khristine · Jul 02, 2022 · United States · Female · 55 to 64 years
Excellent
Marina was our tour guide for Athens in a Day. My three daughters, ages 17, 19 and 20 years old, and I all agreed that the tour was very interesting, educational and helpful to understand the history, culture and mythology surrounding Greece and Athens. Marina was a wonderful guide and interwove the mythology with the history about the Acropolis and the surrounding points of interest. We started early to avoid the heat and the crowds and had a full morning before the one hour lunch break. In the heat of the day, we visited the Acropolis Museum to see up close the preserved artifacts from the Acropolis. I can't say enough good things about Marina and our tour. I would highly recommend it for individuals who are interested to delve deeper into their Athen's experience.
Audrey · Jun 26, 2022 · Female · 45 to 54 years
Good
We booked a full day tour. When we arrived in the morning we were notified that we would only receive half of the tour we paid for. The tour guide was also spoke way too much about irrelevant things, and was boring. We haven't been issued a refund for the part of the tour we did not receive
Phillip · Jun 16, 2022 · United States · Male · 45 to 54 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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