The Acropolis & the Acropolis Museum semi walking tour

Overview

This Athens semi walking tour just to Acropolis and the Acropolis museum gives you the chance to gain insight into the significance of the historic monuments of Acropolis and the Acropolis museum that captivates guests on approach to dive deeper into its worldly significance where marble masterpieces tell a story on their own. The Athens Semi Walking City Tour with the Acropolis & Acropolis Museum will offer you an insight to the Acropolis of Athens in a small group and an expert local tour guide.

√ Daily Service from April to October.

√ Dep. 11.30 Fresko Yogurt Bar Acropoli.

√ The tour ends approx 03.00 PM. at the Acropolis.

Highlights of the Acropolis & the Acropolis Museum semi walking tour

  • The Acropolis with its world wide famous monuments
  • Visit Parthenon, Erechtheon, Propylaea, the temple of Athens Niki
  • The Parthenon, Dionysus Theater and Sanctuary
  • Visit the marble masterpieces on display at the magnificent Acropolis Museum
  • Experienced licensed English speaking tour guide

Description

Description of the Acropolis & the Acropolis Museum semi walking tour

The walking tour with the Acropolis and the Acropolis museum will start from Fresko Yogurt Bar Acropoli at approx 11:30 AM. The duration time is 3 hours and 30 minutes and the walking time 40 minutes with moderate walking pace!

Continue from there to the Acropolis. Entering on the south slope of the Acropolis, you’ll visit the Dionysus Sanctuary and Dionysus Theater before you walk up the slope leading to the Acropolis monuments. Panoramic views of the city will be perfect for Instagram-ready photos. Visit with your expert English speaking tour guide the Glory of ancient Athens, The Parthenon, the Propylea, the temple of Athens Niki, the Erechthion witch reached its maximum expand in the 5th century BC called the golden age of Pericles or the golden age of Athens.

In the surrounding of the Athens Agora see the Observations, the Hill of Democracy (Pnyx), the Mars hill, the Philopapou hill, the Odeon, and the ancient theater of Dionysus and gain insight into the significance of these historic monuments.

Skip-the-Line Access: The Acropolis

Entrance tickets fee are not included in the tour price and the ticket costs will be owed to the tour guide before the tour begins. We save you time by buying entrance tickets in advance so you can skip the lines. This service is provided at no extra cost. Note that children under 18 years old have free admission to the Acropolis and all the archaeological sites.

NOTE: Note: After the first part of the tour ends on the Acropolis at approximately 13:00 (1:00 pm), you may take more photos before meeting for the Acropolis Museum Tour. During this time, you may get a snack or a drink before the guided museum tour starts at approximately 13:45 (1:45 pm). There will be no time for a leisurely lunch break.

Top Museum of the World: Acropolis Museum

Designed by renowned Swiss architect Bernard Tschumi and notable Greek architect Michalis Photiadis, the Acropolis Museum captivates guests on approach. Its seamless modern lines elegantly incorporate artifacts exclusively from the Acropolis, and excavations are also visible under glass floors and walkways. The marbled surviving treasures are impressively displayed with the use of natural light, situated on a modernist open layout. Panoramic views top the experience.

The tour ends at the Acropolis Museum at approximately 15:00 (3:00 pm).

Meeting point

Our staff, holding an orange Athens Walking Tours sign, will be waiting for you at “Fresko Yogurt Bar Acropoli” located at 3, Dionyssiou Areopagitou st, which is at the beginning of the pedestrian walkway that takes you from Hadrian’s Arch, Siggrou av (also written as Syngrou), to the Acropolis.

Please be at the meeting point at 11:15 am. This tour is a continuation of the Athens City Tour and the Acropolis tour which starts earlier. Our guide with his/her group will arrive at the meeting point between 11:15 am and 11:30 am the latest. Look out for someone holding an orange colored Athens Walking Tours sign.

Tip: While at Fresko Yogurt Bar Acropoli, it is a good opportunity to try a serving of fresh authentic Greek yogurt, best when topped with honey or a Greek spoon sweet. Be sure to ask for a free sample!

Entrance fees not included

Our Free Skip-the-Line Service

The entrance tickets are not included in the tours fee because there are various rates depending on participants (students, children etc.), on the season (high, low) and there is free entrance on some specific dates throughout the year.

However, we provide you with a skip-the line-service at no extra cost. We buy the tickets in advance so you skip the lines and have immediate access to the sights listed on the tour.

Please make sure you have enough cash (Euros) with you to purchase the tickets from us at the beginning of your tour. Check below the rates applying to your party:

From April 1 to October 31

  • 25 € for the adults, covering all the sites that will be visited
  • 13 € for students from non-EU countries  (with current student ID)
  • 3 € for young persons under 18 years old from non-EU countries
  • free entrance for guests under 18 years and students from EU countries (with current student ID).

From November 1 to March 31

Reduced prices will apply;

  • 15 € for the adults, covering all the sites that will be visited
  • 13 € for students from non-EU countries  (with current student ID)
  • 3 € for young persons under 18 years old from non-EU countries
  • free entrance for guests under 18 years and students from EU countries (with current student ID).

Prices of the entrance tickets are subject to changes without prior notice. For more details please check out

Prices of the entrance tickets are subject to changes without prior notice. For more details, please check our entrance fees and tickets page.

Discounts and Offers

  • If you book a second tour with us, you are eligible for a 5% discount. Use the code SNDT at your booking process inside the promo code field.
  • Discount code for families and groups (FMD): 5% discount to families/groups with 4 or more paying members.
  • Discount code for groups of more than 4 participants with second tour (SNDT+4): 10% discount to families or groups (4 or more paying members) booking more than one tours.

Details

Specially for this particular walking tour

Inclusions:

  • Local licensed guide
  • Skip-the-line service
  • Athens guide magazine
  • Athens map

Exclusions:

  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)

→ Price:

→ 50 € for the adults and children.

→ Free Admission: Infants (0-5 years)

Note: Entrance fee for the Acropolis is not included.

Transfer: For a transfer from/to your cruise ship book here.

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