Guided tour

Athens: Half-Day Sightseeing Tour with Acropolis

Athens: Half-Day Sightseeing Tour with Acropolis

From US$ 63.76 per person

The Acropolis is yours to discover on this scenic half-day tour of Athens. Marvel at architecture, modern and ancient, and experience real Greek culture.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the diverse architecture of Athens on this half-day tour
  • Visit the Acropolis with its many stunning monuments
Full description
Discover the diverse city of Athens. Known for its historical monuments, Athens is also home to many modern, elegant structures. Visit the Acropolis, which still stands as a reminder of the beauty and glory of ancient Athens. High atop its rocky base are the Parthenon, the Propylea, the temple of Athena Nike, and the Erechtheion, with its stunning Porch of Maidens. Drive to the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Panathinaikon Stadium. This stadium was site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, birthplace of a world-wide tradition. Continue driving and pass by the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament House on Constitution Square. Here you’ll experience views of government buildings and elegant structures of the 19th century. Drive along Panepistimiou Avenue and view the Catholic Cathedral, the Academy, University, and National Library.
Includes
  • Entrance fees to Acropolis
  • Free Wifi connection on the tour coach
  • Free map of Athens and Greece
  • Food and drink
  • Entrance to the Acropolis Museum
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
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 must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

Hotel Amalia, 10 Amalias Avenue in Syntagma Square

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Headphones

Know before you go

  • Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, the tour is bilingual and led in English and French
  • Very important notice: children and students aged 5 to 18 must present a valid passport or ID on the day of the tour in order to get the discounted price. Otherwise, they will be required to re-purchase new entrance tickets at the full price.
  • Please bring with you proof of vaccination against CoVid-19
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 /5

based on 21 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    3.6/5
  • Safety
    4.3/5

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Truly dubious organization from the hotel, there are 1 billion groups, we do not know which bus to board, who is our guide, etc. But once this ordeal has been overcome the guide has been really cool , she made the effort to translate everything into French when we were only 2 French in a group of 40 Americans, thank you to her!

September 13, 2019

Awesome visit thanks to our guide Emmanouil !!!

We were the two Frenchmen of a group of around thirty English-speaking people. Our guide Emmanouil commented on the visit to the Acropolis, the bus tour and the visit to the Acropolis museum in English and French, even though there were only two of us. Emmanouil was very available, patient, precise in his comments. We are very delighted by the beauty of what we visited but also by the rich explanations of our so nice guide. We recommend without any hesitation.

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June 15, 2019

Very interesting

Our guide Dimitria was very generous and took the time to explain everything to us, however, in our group, we were only 2 French-speaking Belgians allowed from the English but Dimitria did not leave us any ribs and took the time for us. We thank him and his French is great.

October 13, 2018

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