"Earth proudly wears the Parthenon as the best gem upon her zone"

Acropolis & Plaka
Guided Private Walk

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Tour ID: UP07HD
Duration: 4h
Private Half Day

Acropolis Walk

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Acropolis, Museum & Plaka Guided Private Walk

Get the scoop with an immersive private tour in Athens’ main emblems. From the sacred ancient citadel to the extraordinary, modern museum and the scenic streets of Plaka, this is an experience you’ll remember for life. Enjoy Acropolis, Museum & Plaka far from the crowds, skip the lines and escape the heat in this private afternoon walking tour.

Earth proudly wears the Parthenon as the best gem upon her zone.”* 

Travel back in time as you wander around the emblematic Acropolis: Dramatically perched on a jagged clifftop –the so-called sacred rock of Athens– this UNESCO World Heritage site’s iconic ruins date back to as early as 510 BC. And they've got plenty of stories to tell –your expert tour guide will be happy to share the fascinating tales of the Temple of Athena Nike, the Caryatid Porch, and the magnificent Parthenon. You’ll also visit the Acropolis Museum –a modern architectural masterpiece that hosts 2.500-year-old treasures and even has an ancient neighbourhood underneath it. You’ll then enter the Plaka district, which is in fact, Europe’s oldest neighbourhood. Roam about the cobbled lanes strewn with neoclassical mansions, Bauhaus gems and Byzantine churches, and walk up to the Anafiotika quarter: Home to the Cycladic-style whitewashed houses that were built in the 19th-century by the workers who immigrated from the islands, it as pretty as it gets. With plenty of stops to take in the sights at your pace, with this bespoke walking tour you’ll moreover have ample opportunities to snap Instagram- worthy pictures that will dazzle fans and friends

  • Skip the lines with a tailor designed walking tour to the icons of Athens.
  • Gaze at ancient history at the Acropolis Museum, where you see real excavation sights through glass floors
  • Go with a licensed-guide who shares little-known facts and anecdotes
  • Walk at your own pace, take in the sights at your leisure and capture some pretty impressive photos while you’re at it
  • Explore the "Island Magic" experience at the Acropolis slopes

 

*Ralph Waldo Emerson

Highlights

  • Acropolis & Parthenon
  • Acropolis Museum
  • The Temple of Nike Athena
  • Propylea
  • Erechthion
  • Plaka & Anafiotika

Tour Package

Indicative Itinerary | Customizable
Starting Point: walking-distance from the tour’s location (Syntagma Square)

- Guided tour to Acropolis & the Museum

- Guided tour and orientation walk to Plaka and Anafiotika
ServicesInclusions
Hotel pick-up (only for hotels within walking-distance from the tour’s location)
Private State-Licensed Tourist Guide (Languages)
Guide will escort you for the entire tour
English, Deutsch
Español, Français
Pусский, Português, 中国
Customizable "tailored to your wishes"
Discount Voucher10% discount for a
2nd tour within 10days
ServicesExclusions
Admission Tickets
Personal Expenses & Meals (lunch/dinner)
Gratuities
Extras (Optional Upgrades)
Guide's other Languages
(upon request)
Italian, Japanese, Turkish,
Romanian, Arabic, Swedish,
Dutch, Greek, Serbian,
Croatian, Slovenian, Polish
Admission Tickets (upon request)Pre-order & Skip the Lines
Notes
Group SizeUp to 20 people
AvailabilityAll year round
Know before you visit
Comfortable clothes & hat
Athletic walking footwear
Sun block cream & sunglasses
Interests & ThemesArchaeology, Culture & History
Familiy & Kids Friendly
Cruise Ship Visitors
Athens Airport Layovers

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