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Acropolis, Panathenaic Stadium and Plaka Private Group Tour

Acropolis, Panathenaic Stadium and Plaka Private Group Tour

From US$ 206.02 per person

Visit the site of the first modern Olympic Games at the Panathenaic Stadium, explore the historic Plaka area and marvel at the classical monuments of the Acropolis of Athens on a private group walking tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony outside the Greek Parliament
  • Marvel at the ruins of temples on the Acropolis
  • Visit the site of the first modern Olympic Games at the Panathenaic Stadium
  • Explore the historic Plaka district
Full description
Journey back in time and see the ancient monuments of Athens on a private group tour with an English-speaking guide. Marvel at the landmarks of Syntagma Square, home to the Greek Parliament, and watch the Changing of the Guards ceremony. See the traditional uniform of the elite Evzone guards in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Next, get some shade as you walk through the National Garden and see the neoclassical facade of Zappeion Hall. Learn about the home of the first modern Olympic Games at the Panathenaic Stadium, and then continue along Dionysiou Areopagitou Street to enter the historic Plaka district. Make your way to the south slope of the Acropolis and get a perfect view of the remains of the Theatre of Dionysus. Discover the ancient mausoleum on Philopappos Hill as you continue towards the Temple of Athena Nike, Propylaea and Erechtheion. Be amazed by the ruins of the Parthenon and enjoy stunning views over the rooftops of Athens.
Includes
  • Licensed guide
  • Private tour
  • Athens guide magazine
  • Athens map
  • Entrance tickets (€28 approximately)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (unless agreed)
  • Optional gratuities
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants must also bring a valid form of ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, identity card, student card, etc)
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months

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Meeting point

Meet next to the ticket machines under the hanging clock inside Syntagma Metro Station. Your guide will be holding an orange sign for ease of contact.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat

Know before you go

  • Wear comfortable shoes and bring a hat and a bottle of water
  • A sweater is recommended in the early spring or fall
  •  Entrance tickets to the Acropolis and Temple of Zeus cost €28 per adult. Youths aged 6-24 are entitled to reduced or free entrance (providing they have a valid ID or passport) depending on nationality. Seniors aged 65+ (EU citizens only) are entitled to reduced entrance fees (providing they have a valid ID or passport)
  • This tour is 4 hours long and includes around 1 hour of walking. There are many stops with shady corners. The walking pace is moderate and suitable for everyone
  •  The tour is in English, unless another language is agreed
  •  There are restrooms along the route
  •  Please bring cash for the tickets.
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Great views and history

June 23, 2019

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