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  2. Attica
  3. Athens

Athens: 3-Hour Gods, Myths & Legends w/ a Local

Product ID: 116806
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Uncover the myths and legends that shaped Athens’s history on a private tour. Follow your local guide, stroll through the picturesque streets of the city and hear the tales of mythical gods.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Gain insight into Greek mythology
  • Hear the tales of mythical gods
  • Discover lesser-known monuments
  • Learn everything about ancient Greece
  • Stroll through the city’s charming streets
  • Enjoy a spectacular view of the Acropolis
Full description
Discover the history and the myths of ancient Athens on a private tour with a local guide. Admire the best places related to Greek gods and hear the tales behind them. Get intriguing facts of the places you’ll see and hear great insights of the context in which these myths were created.

Start your local experience and meet your guide at the Trilogy of Athens, a complex of three elegant buildings representing the 12 Olympian gods. Get an introduction to ancient Greece and take a look at the jewels of Athenian neoclassical architecture. Marvel at the impressive elements and be amazed by the details. Move on to the next stop, follow your private guide and wander around the bustling street of Sofokleous.

Let your local host tell you everything about Hermes, the god of commerce, which is known as the protector of humans. Ask about the tricks he used to play on the other gods and how he fooled Apollo. Make a stop at the Varvakios Market, a lesser-known place, where locals love to go. Gaze at all the goodies on display and take in the delicious smells surrounding you. Listen to the legends of Artemis, the goddess of hunting; Poseidon, the god of sea and Demeter, the goddess of agriculture. Learn more about their lives and understand what really hides behind their stories.
Includes
  • Private guide
  • 1 non-alcoholic drink
What’s Not Included
  • Extra Food and drinks
  • Pickup and drop off
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Panepistimio metro station, Korai street exit at the small fountain.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 19 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.9/5

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Product ID: 116806