The Acropolis and its Museum

Art & Culture

Alexandros T.

5.00(1) reviews
Athens
English, Greek (Native), Italian
3 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 10 people

In this private tour we will discover together the Acropolis Rock, the symbol of ancient Greece and everything that ancient Greek culture symbolizes. We will visit the Sacred rock, with its beautiful temples that epitomize the power and glory of ancient Athens. We will then explore one of the finest museums in Europe, the Acropolis Museum: a modern architectural gem in the heart of Athens with exceptional collections of ancient Greek statues, vases and marble panels.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

Acropolis Metro Station

08:00

The South Slope of the Acropolis

We will start our tour with the South Slope of the Acropolis. We will visit the Theater of Dionysus and we will learn how the theatrical performances were born. This is a unique opportunity to admire the place were the most important tragedies and comedies of ancient Greece were enacted. We will then continue with the temple of Asclepius, the healing god. Of course we can't miss the Roman Music Hall, the Odeon of Herod Atticus, a spectacular achievement of acoustics.

09:00

The Acropolis Sacred Rock

We will learn about the imposing temple of Athena Nike and the Propylaea, the monumental gate to the Acropolis. We will have the unique opportunity to admire the city's most prestigious temple, the Parthenon and the Erechtheion temple, a masterpiece of ancient Greek architecture.

11:00

The Acropolis Museum

Our tour will continue with the magnificent new Acropolis Museum, the city's indisputable jewel. In the museum we are going to see some of the masterpieces of ancient Greek sculpture, before we head to the highlight of the museum, its third floor, which hosts the Parthenon Gallery.

Ending Point

The Acropolis Museum

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guiding services

What‘s not included

Entrance fees, food, drinks, snacks, souvenirs, personal expenses, public transportation tickets etc.

90 minute ticket costs 1.40 euros. The 24 hour ticket costs 4.5 euros and the 3-Day tourist ticket costs 22 euros.

The cost of entrance to the Acropolis is about 20 euros.

For Acropolis Museum, admission is free for children and young people under 18 from the EU and students. For children and young people from non-EU countries over the age of 5, admission costs €3 (from 1 November to 3 March) or €5 (from 1 April to 31 October).

Important Information

You can always contact me for special requests and we can plan together the program that meets your needs.

This is a walking tour and requires a significant amount of physical effort.The tour can be challenging for people with mobility difficulties. Extreme temperatures and heat waves are not very common, but possible to experience. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Do not forget to bring with you a hat, sunscreen and a bottle of water.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

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Brian S.

Jun 22, 2021

He was outstanding. Kind, responsive, helpful, everything I could want in a guide!

He was outstanding. Kind, responsive, helpful, everything I could want in a guide. We are all very appreciative. Thank you for a wonderful day! Brian

Alexandros T.

Thank you Brian for your kind words! It really means a lot! It was great meeting you. All the best! Alex

$310/ per group

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