Acropolis, Parthenon and the Acropolis Museum

• Duration: 3-4 hours

• Skip the line tickets

• Duration: 3-4 hours

• Skip the line tickets

Acropolis, Parthenon and the Acropolis Museum
Guided Tour



Small group, local licensed English-speaking guide, 3-4 hours, skip the ticket lines, early start, audio system.

Itinerary :

You will enter the Acropolis Hill from the south slope and begin your ascending way up accompanied by our expertly trained guide. On your way to the top of the hill you will explore the fundaments of ancient Athens;
-The theatre by visiting one of the very first theatres of humanity, the theatre of Dionysos and the still functioning Odeon of Herodes the Atticus and -The medicine by visiting the ancient hospital, the sanctuary of Asclepius and Hygeia. The classical architecture will come to life as you reach the Propylaea, the monumental gate leading to the complex of temples on the very top of the Hill. You will visit the temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheum with the Porch of the Caryatides in the distance and of course, the symbol of the classical architecture, the Parthenon! You will then have a walk to the New Acropolis Museum. Along the way you are going to admire the neoclassical architecture of some of the most high-end residences in Athens. On the ground floor of the museum your guide will get you acquainted with the customs and traditions of the ancient Greeks up until the middle ages. On the first floor you will focus on sculpting and the masterpieces that would decorate the top of the hill for several centuries, including the -always stunning- Caryatids. On the second floor the guide will take you in a journey through all the original marbles that adorned the Parthenon while having a stunning view of the monument itself!

Highlights :

  1. Discover all the ancient temples on top of the Acropolis hill, including the Parthenon
  2. Marvel at one of the very first theatres in the world, the theatre of Dionysos
  3. Visit the New Acropolis Museum
  4. Immerse in the history, culture and mythology narrated by our local, licensed tour guides
  5. Skip the ticket lines

Details :

  1. Small group, maximum of 20 travelers
  2. The tour is conducted in English
  3. The tour involves a considerable amount of walking with an uphill climb to the top of the Acropolis Hill. It is not fitted well with children under the age of 6 or people with disabilities.
  4. Included audio headset will ensure you don’t miss any of the information provided by the guide.
  5. The tour will end inside the Acropolis Museum, so you can revisit the exhibition and/or the cafes, restaurant and gift stores of the museum.
  6. Restrooms will be available twice during the tour

Meeting point :

McDonalds near the Acropolis Metro Station (Areopagitou 7 & Makri 1, corner).

Admission tickets

You can either have the tickets to both the Acropolis Hill and the Museum included, in which case you will be provided with them before the tour begins or you can always buy your own tickets and pay only for the guided tour here!


The Acropolis is the rocky formation that looms over the city of Athens. It is considered to be an archaeological site and contains the ruins of ancient monuments dating from the pre-historic to the modern times.

When it comes to the Acropolis Hill, the opening hours vary during the winter and the summer time as detailed below:
Winter: 08:00 – 17:00
Summer: 8:00- 19:30
16th to 30th September: 08:00 – 19:00
1st to 15th October: 08:00 – 18:30
16th to 30th October: 08:00 – 18:00

The new Acropolis Museum is open daily. (The opening hours vary as seen in the following chart)
From 1 November to 31 March:
Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 5 pm
Friday: 9 am – 10 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9 am – 8 pm

From 1 April to 31 October:
Monday: 9 am – 5 pm
Tuesday – Sunday: 9 am – 8 pm
Friday: 9 am – 10 pm

The pricing differs according to the season. April 1st – October 31st you will be charged 20€ / person for the Acropolis Hill and an additional 15€ / person for the Acropolis Museum. During the off-season months (November – March) you will be charged 10€ / person for the Acropolis Hill and 10€ / person for the Acropolis Museum.

The tickets to both archaeological sites (the Acropolis Hill archaeological site and the Acropolis museum) are valid for ONE ENTRY ONLY. You will not need a ticket to the area of Anafiotika.

All group tours are conducted in ENGLISH. Private tours can also be conducted in French or Spanish upon request.

It is always advised to have with you a bottle of water, a pair of sunglasses and a hat, especially during the hot summer months in Athens (April – October). Check the weather forecast and if necessary bring a raincoat or/and an umbrella. Your shoes should be enclosed and supportive as the Acropolis Hill can be considered a hiking experience.

For safety reasons it is NOT allowed and/or advised to bring inside any the following items:
– Any food or beverage except for water
– Any sharp items, such as knives or bottle openers
– Any large backpacks will be handed to the cloakroom in the Acropolis museum
– No pets are allowed, except for guide dogs

If you opt for the option without the tickets, you will have to purchase them on your own.
No food or drink is provided by the company.
In case it rains the company WILL provide you with a raincoat, but NOT with an umbrella.

Of course! The Parthenon is one of the monuments you are going to enjoy on top of the Acropolis Hill.

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Acropolis, Parthenon and the Acropolis Museum


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