Acropolis & Ancient Agora Tour

Duration: 4 hours

Acropolis & Ancient Agora Tour

Duration: 4 hours

ABOUT THIS TOUR

A must do in Athens! Visit the Acropolis Hill and have a nice stroll in the Ancient Agora. Discover all highlights through the alleys of the city. You will have the chance to explore the city like a real local.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Acropolis
  • Parthenon
  • Propylaea
  • Temple of Wingless Nike
  • Erectheion
  • Odeum of Herodes Atticus
  • Ancient Greek Agora
  • Temple of Hephaestus
  • Stoa of Attalus
  • Roman Agora

 

We can customize this tour to your needs.
If you want to skip or add something, please let us know in advance.

ITINERARY

Our walking tour starts from the most important sight of Athens, the Acropolis Hill. We will start early in the morning to discover all the sights such as the magnificent gate of Propylaea, the Temple of the wingless Nike, the Erectheion with the widely known female statues, the imperious maidens called Karyatides, and of course the masterpiece of Classical architecture, the Parthenon.

The Acropolis Hill gives you the opportunity to see the Athens from above and see some of the highlights  like the theater of Dionysus, the Odeum of Herodes Atticus, the Ancient Greek Agora, the modern city of Athens and even the port of Piraeus. You also can gaze the other historical hills of Athens that are Areopagus, Philopappus Hill (or Hill of the Muses), Hill of the Nymphs, Pnyx,and the Hill of Lycabettus.

Then, your guide will take you for a nice stroll till you will reach the Ancient Greek Agora. Ancient Agora used to be the meeting point of the Athenians, the market place and the cradle of Philosophy.

You will have the chance to admire some of the most well preserved temples in Greece, the temple of Hephaestus and the Stoa of Attalus. Next part of your tour will be the visit to the Roman Agora.

ADMISSIONS FEES

Entrance fees, to the Acropolis and Ancient Agora, are 30 Euro total pp (combined ticket obtained at the ticket office of any site).

Free admission for:

  • Journalists
  • Persons under 18 (with current identification to prove age)
  • University students from Greece and the E.U

Free admission (regardless age) on the following dates:

  • 6 March
  • 5 June
  • 18 April
  • 18 May (International Museums Day)
  • The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)

Entrance fee to the Acropolis Museum is 5 Euro pp.

Free admission for:

  • Journalists
  • Persons under 12 (with current identification to prove age)
  • University students from Greece and the E.U

Free admission (regardless age) on the following dates:

  • 18 May (International Museums Day)
  • The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)

 

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OPENING HOURS FEES

SUMMER PERIOD: 1 April – 31 October
WINTER PERIOD: 1 November – 31 March

Opening hours for the archeological sites of Athens including Acropolis & Ancient Agora:

  • Winter period:8:30am – 15:00
  • Summer period:8:00am – 19:30

All sites and museums are closed or have reduced opening hours, on the following holidays:

• 1 January: closed
• 6 January: closed
• Shrove Monday: 08.30-15.00
• 25 March: closed
• Good Friday: until 12:00 closed
• Holy Saturday: 08.30-15.00
• Easter Sunday : closed
• Easter Monday: 08.30-15.00
• 1 May: closed
• Holy Spirit Day: 08.30-15.00
• 15 August: 08.30-15.00
• 28 October: 08.30-15.00
• 25 December: closed
• 26 December: closed

 

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USEFULL INFO

There are a few things that are useful for you to know before participating in one of our tours.

  • Comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes are recommended for most locations.
  • Sun glasses, a hat and sun screen are also suggested since the Mediterranean sun is extremely hot during the summer months. It has been preserved in this manner in order to showcase the authentic environment of the monuments.
  • Local currency (euros) might be needed in order to pay at the spot small entrance fees and small expenses.
  • In case one of our guests has some special needs, is under certain medication or has a limited walking endurance you can let us know during the organization of your customized tour and we will make sure that small breaks are incorporated into your itinerary.
  • Also it is suggested that you bring with you a small bottle of water or something small to eat in case you need to during the tour.
  • Furthermore if an individual has advanced accessibility needs you can let us know and allow us to customize the tour to fit your needs.

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We would like to inform you that our company implements all the safety and health protocols against Covid-19, while also following the national health organisation instructions.

COVID-19 health and safety measures:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Passengers and the driver are obliged to wear a mask covering their nose and mouth.