Visit the TOP Athens highlights!
This tour starts with a visit at the New Acropolis museum, a masterpiece of the modern architecture of Athens! It houses unique artifacts all found on the Acropolis Hill. I will show you the highlights of the museum, as we'll be wondering around its most impressive rooms and wings. From the last floor we enjoy a spectacular view towards the Acropolis Hill and it's principal temple, the Parthenon!
After that we continue with un uphill climb , passing by the sanctuaries of Dionisos and Asclepios and reaching the top of the Acropolis Hill. The masterpiece of the ancient greek architecture of the classical period , the Parthenon, is awaiting for you! After we see the rest of the monuments and we admire the breathtaking view of the city of Athens, we'll be ready to walk down.
After a walk through Plaka, Athens old town, this tour comes to an end!
-New Acropolis Museum
-Dionisos ancient Theatre
-Acropolis Hill monuments (Parthenon, Erectheio, Temple of Athena Nike etc)
-Walk through the "Plaka"(old town of Athens ).
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Preferably at the Metro Station "Acropolis " , or your hotel.
End location: Tour ends up in Plaka area. Several suggestions will be given to you on how to continue your day exploring the city on your own!
Duration: 5 hours
Depending on the weather conditions (Summer heatwaves), the order of the visits may vary.
This is traditionally offered as a walking tour of Athens and it's highlights. Upon request, transportation can be arranged, but still most hiking won't be avoided.
Private guided tour of the Acropolis Hill and the Acropolis museum as well as a short walking tour of Plaka district.
All this offered by a native person who is a licenced and qualified tour guide of Athens and whole Greece.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
35 Euro - -Acropolis Hill (including Sanctuaries of Dionisos and Asclepios ): 30,00 euros. Under 18 free, and over 65 reduced price. (Need passport on you to present).
-Acropolis museum :5,00 euros
-Another 20,00 euros for water, a cold drink, coffee and a snack
-Admission tickets to sites/museums.
-Snacks and beverages.
-If some sort of transportation is required, it's possible to be arranged on an extra cost.
I'm not a driver-guide, but upon request I can arrange transportation with any type of vehicle that might be necessary to you.