Guided tour

Athens: Guided Mythological Walking Tour

Athens: Guided Mythological Walking Tour

Activity provider: Truevoyagers
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Likely to sell out

From US$ 38.03 per person

Stroll along some of the most beautiful spots of Athens as your guides share stories of gods and lovers with you. Dive into a world of transformations, seduction and deception, godly affairs, and divine punishment.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the innermost secrets of one of the oldest pantheons in European civilization
  • Stroll along Philopappou Hill, one of the most beautiful and vibrant areas of Athens
  • Find out interesting facts about the life of Ancient Greeks
  • Immerse yourself in panoramic views of the entire city, from mountain to shore
  • Learn about the social customs and the daily lives of the Athenians
Full description
You may know something about the feats of ancient gods, heroes, and mythical beasts, but behind these tales of epic proportions lies a whole menagerie of jealousy, passions, and vengeful pride. As you walk the ancient paths of Athens, you will enjoy a stroll around the city and can admire some of the most important landmarks of the city. Learn interesting stories about how satyrs, nymphs, and gods, chased one another, loved, and fought. Find out about Zeus and his fury against the human race and learn how humans survived the rage of the Father of Gods. Stroll around the most beautiful neighborhood of Athens as you learn interesting facts about the city and its legends. During your walk in Plaka, you will have the chance to see some of the fascinating monuments on your way to Roman Agora. Along the way, find out the technological background of Ancient Greece and the myths about the city and the gods. Check out some jaw-dropping views of the city and learn more about the interaction between humans and Gods in Ancient Greece. Take beautiful photos of the Acropolis and check out the stories of Muses on Philopappou Hill. Aside from its historical value, it is a haven for Athenians and tourists alike for its tranquility, beauty, and exquisite view. Later, visit one of the most beautiful ancient theaters, which sits right under the shade of the Acropolis.
Includes
  • Mythological story telling from an expert guide
  • Entrance to archaeological sites
  • Meals
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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The meeting point is in front of Starbucks cafe.

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  •  Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes
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My guide was Pascal and he was wonderful; very personable, and very knowledgeable about the area - but in a refreshing way: Pascal showed us "hidden" gems that are hidden in plain sight, it was amazing! He was generous with his regional mastery and gave us great recommendations for places that would be good to visit, which I really appreciated. Most of all, he was patient when I got myself a bit turned around & couldn't find the meeting point; Pascal reached out to me & came to me (I was around a corner) so we could start the tour, I am very grateful because the tour was, again, amazing. I highly recommend this tour, it was packed with information in a short period of time so you have the rest of the day to continue exploring - a great way to maximize your time - and Pascal is great!

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April 4, 2022

Pascal was great. Toms lots mythology and history while showing the mist important places. He was sympathetic and helpful

March 5, 2022

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Wonderful tour .

March 6, 2022

Product ID: 158226