1. Greece
  2. Attica
  3. Athens
  4. Acropolis of Athens

Acropolis & Museum: Private Guided Tour without Tickets

Product ID: 28589
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Explore the Acropolis Monuments on a private, customizable walking tour. Visit the state of the art Acropolis Museum and enjoy a unique and personalized tour of the landmark monuments of Greek capital.
About this activity
Duration: 2 - 4 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Italian, French, German
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the ancient monuments of the Acropolis in Athens
  • See the crowning glory of the Parthenon
  • Wander the galleries of the state-of-the-art New Acropolis Museum
  • Discover the first theater of humanity at the ancient Theater of Dionysus
  • Admire the Porch of the Caryatids at the Erechtheion
Full description
Explore the history of Athens on a walking tour with a private guide. Start at the city's most monumental site, the iconic Acropolis. Admire the astonishing collection of sculptures that describe more than 2,500 years of history, from the glorious first theater of humanity at the Theatre of Dionysus, to the healing Temple of Asclepius, and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus.

See the Temple of Athena Nike (Temple of Wingless Victory), the gateway of the Propylaea, the Porch of the Caryatids at the Erechtheion, and the crowning glory of the Parthenon.

Your licensed guide will explain the roles the various monuments played at the center of classical civilization in the western hemisphere, before taking you to the new state-of-the-art Acropolis Museum, where relics from Ancient Greece await your discovery in spectacular displays.
Includes
  • Private guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance tickets of Acropolis (20 EUR per person)
  • Entrance tickets to Acropolis Museum (5 EUR per person)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes and bring sunscreen, water and a hat
• People under 18 years old and students should bring their passport to ensure they are eligible for reduced ticket fees
• On Mondays the Acropolis museum closes at 16:00. Instead, your tour will visit the Acropolis monuments and Ancient Agora
• Please be prepared to pay cash for the entry ticket to the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum on the day of the tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 402 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Katerina is an energetic and knowledgeable guide. We learned so much that we wouldn't have been able to get if we had done the tour on our own. The Acropolis wowed us and having Katerina explain everything enhanced our experience. Our tour through the museum made sense because of Katerina's logical sequence of historic events. We also appreciated her cheeky sense of humor. If you only do one tour in Athens, make it this one.

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28 October 2019

Such a delight

Our tour guide, Rosa, was phenomenal! I was on crutches, so she had to adjust our tour a bit to accommodate my limitations, and she secured a wheel chair for me so I didn't have to walk. She took us through the museum and explained the history and legend in incredible detail. She was engaging and a joy. Rosa even had bottles of water for us when we met up - bonus. I would highly recommend Rosa if you are interested in learning the history from a local. She is a delight! We thoroughly enjoyed our time with her.

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15 October 2019

Our guide, Maria, was very pleasant and nice to hang out with for the four hour tour. She was very knowledgeable and informative and answered all our questions. So glad we booked a private tour guide so we could get narratives not on the placards, the stories behind the story.

29 September 2019

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Athens Walks Tour Company

Product ID: 28589