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The Acropolis, Athens Walking City Tour and Acropolis Museum provided by Athens Walking Tours

The Acropolis, Athens Walking City Tour and Acropolis Museum

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Save time and money on this half-day combo tour that features the major highlights of Athens. After providing an informative walking tour through the city center, your guide enables you to skip long lines at the Acropolis (own expense) and points out features often missed by solo visitors inside. Cap off the itinerary with a guided walk through the Acropolis Museum that pinpoints well-known masterpieces and hidden gems.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Syntagma Square
Pl. Sintagmatos, Athina 105 63, GreeceDeparture Point: Syntagma Metro Station Our staff, holding an orange Athens Walking Tours sign, will be waiting for you inside the Syntagma Metro Station, at the big hall underneath the hanging clock, next to the ticket validating machines. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to given tour departure time. Please be at the meeting point by 9:15 am as the tour departs at 9:30 am.
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  • 1
    Change of Guards
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    Pass by National Garden
  • 2
    Temple of Olympian Zeus
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Acropolis
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Acropolis Museum
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
Acropolis Museum
Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athina 117 42, Greece
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Highlights
  • Skip long lines at the Acropolis with express entry service
  • Go with a guide who can offer little-known facts and anecdotes
  • 2-part tour: Enjoy free time to rest and snap photos in between
  • Take home a map and guidebook magazine
Important Information
Departure Point
Syntagma Square, Pl. Sintagmatos, Athina 105 63, Greece
Duration
5h 30m
Return Details
Acropolis Museum, Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athina 117 42, Greece
Inclusions
  • English speaking professional guide
  • Athens guide magazine
  • Athens map
  • Skip-the-line service
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees are not included; payed in cash on the spot
  • A valid ID or Passport is required for verification of age and nationality at the sites
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT BABY STROLLERS. Please have in mind that baby strollers are not allowed on the Acropolis archaeological site and that there is no cloakroom at the side entrance we use to enter. For your own convenience, it is recommended to use a baby pouch instead of a baby stroller.
  • Near public transportation
  • ENTRANCE FEES (TICKETS) ARE NOT INCLUDED - Please make sure you have enough cash (euros) with you to purchase the tickets. We buy the tickets for you in advance, in order to avoid lining up. Note that we are only allowed by the Museum to pre-buy adult tickets.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • A valid passport or ID is required for verification at the sites for youths under 25 years of age and any person entitled to reduced entrance at the sites
  • Small Group: max. persons per group: for the Acropolis visit 15 - for the Acropolis Museum visit 7
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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RRaynor2 wrote a review Mar 2020
Carlisle, United Kingdom21 contributions10 helpful votes
This must be the definitive walking tour of Athens. Why? The personality and expertise of the Guide, Dorini. She managed to make a 4-5 hour tour constantly interesting, and fun as well as a learning experience. I am not a culture vulture but I now feel its attraction. I
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from AnaisRuku, Operations Executive at The Acropolis, Athens Walking City Tour and Acropolis Museum
Responded 12 Mar 2020
What an amazing review! Thank you very much, we appreciate it! We are super excited, since in Athens Walking Tour we work to offer you the best memories from Athens. Dorina is indeed an excellent guide and a very charismatic person!
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Jim C wrote a review Mar 2020
Water Island, St. Thomas42 contributions2 helpful votes
Tour guide Dorina was great and was extremely knowable about the area and sites. We really enjoyed it and learned a ton. I would highly recommend that if you visit the Acropolis you MUST also do the museum... there is just way too much in the museum that augments what you see
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Response from AnaisRuku, Operations Executive at The Acropolis, Athens Walking City Tour and Acropolis Museum
Responded 9 Mar 2020
Thank you for your comment! Truth is that the Acropolis Museum is one of a kind! Dorina is indeed great ;)
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SalaOM wrote a review Mar 2020
Dublin, Ireland14 contributions2 helpful votes
Our guide Foitini stayed enthusiastic and friendly for all 5hrs30mins of the tour. Took regular breaksbsonit wasn't too much. It was great to have such a knowledgeable guide as we wouldn't have noticed or known the stories behind everything around us. I recommend doing all three
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from AnaisRuku, Operations Executive at The Acropolis, Athens Walking City Tour and Acropolis Museum
Responded 9 Mar 2020
Thank you for your comment! We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your tour with Fotini! All of our charismatic guides are here to make your experience unforgettable!
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Paula May wrote a review Mar 2020
Greenville, South Carolina7 contributions1 helpful vote
Great tour with a lot included when you do all parts including the museum. Kimon was a fantastic guide and never grew tired of our questions.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from AnaisRuku, Operations Executive at The Acropolis, Athens Walking City Tour and Acropolis Museum
Responded 5 Mar 2020
Thank you for your comment! We are happy to read that you had such a great time in your tour with Kimon! He is indeed a fantastic guide!
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Amber D wrote a review Mar 2020
Chicago, Illinois11 contributions
I had the pleasure of joining Fotini’s group for a 5.5 hour tour of the city including the Acropolis and Acropolis museum on a solo trip to Athens. I was SO GLAD I made the decision to take a guide led tour. Fotini was not only incredibly knowledgeable, guiding us through the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from AnaisRuku, Operations Executive at The Acropolis, Athens Walking City Tour and Acropolis Museum
Responded 5 Mar 2020
What a lovely comment, we appreciate it! All of our licensed guides will take care of you since we want to offer you the memories from Athens! Fotini is amazing :)
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About the operator

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TristanOliver
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Informative, Friendly Guided Tour
Stieve was an excellent guide with a nice sense of humour who patiently and all of our questions and learned about
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francoisc210
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À fantastic visit of Athens Acropolis
Despina has organised a splendid tour of Athens acropolis for us at the end of July 2020. 2 families with young kid
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MarliexP
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Highly recommended
We had a fantastic street art and street food tour with Athens Walking Tours. We explored a part of Athens we would
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anderlc1
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Must Do While in Athens
The tour was excellent. Our tour guide was a local, personable, and extremely knowledgeable. I loved hearing the an
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andycN1564CF
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Great Tour!
Very organized and informative!! It was an excellent tour that guided you through the history of the Acropolis.
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emjosn
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Morning food walking tour
Had an enjoyable few hours with Loukia and a small group on the food walking tour today. A great way to get my bear
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wilsonrandp
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Great tour and guide. One of the best. Thanks Fotini
We did the Acropolis Walking Tour, Including Syntagma Square and Historical City Center. The Athens Walking Tour wa
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620gracem
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Amazing Athens food tour
A friend and I booked this tour to finish off our lovely trip to Athens. We are so glad we booked this tour because
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I1000HStimothyb
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A great experience
A great tour of both the Acropolis and Acropolis museum with a fantastic, passionate guide. It was nice to have the
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Dyl2013
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Great guide!
Loads of information given by our brilliant guide. Not rushed, no crowds or queues and well worth the money.
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greatescaper5
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Highlight of the trip
We had a great day tasting all sorts of food and drinks! We had a group of 8 4 adults and 4 teens. Everyone enjoyed
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jorgek712
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KIMON the best guide that i have ever seen
we spent a very nice day with our guide KIMON who is a grate guide it was wonderfull to go with him we were so luc
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Mark B
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The Perfect Athens Tour
We are so pleased to have selected Athens Walking Tours for our tour of Athens city center and the Acropolis. Our t
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Chiaratmi
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walking tour in the Acropolis
We were a small group and the visit lasted an hour and a half. The guide, Eli , was really good and so nice, highly
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steiner_monica123
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Katerina was the best!
We really enjoyed our tour with Katerina. As an archeologist, she had such a great understanding of the history of
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  • Duration: 5h 30m
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