Athens Walking City Tour
Including the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum

  • Athens Evzones
    Athens Evzones
  • Athens Acropolis museum
    Athens Acropolis museum
  • Athens Acropolis
    Athens Acropolis
  • Athens Academy
    Athens Academy
  • Athens Caryatides
    Athens Caryatides
  • Athens Plaka district
    Athens Plaka district
 
ATHENS CITY TOUR INCLUDING THE ACROPOLIS
AND THE NEW ACROPOLIS  MUSEUM
PRICE: EURO 54 per person (excluding entrance fees)
Tour starts at 09:30am. Duration: 5 hours. Walking time: 60 minutes.

This sightseeing tour is the perfect combination tour with which you will experience the two most important attractions of Athens. The Acropolis of Athens, one of the most famous archaeological sites and landmark of Athens and Greece and the Acropolis Museum where the masterpieces of the Acropolis are displayed in a stunning way and will be explained expertly by our Athens Walking Tour licensed guide.
This comprehensive city tour will show you some of the most important landmarks and sights of the historical center of Athens but also a thorough visit to the Acropolis where your guide will give you in-depth guided tour of the history of this world heritage site and its breathtaking monuments.
 
The tour begins inside the Syntagma metro station where your guide will show you shortly (in 10 minutes) the archaeological exhibitsthat came to lightduring the construction of the metro. You will then continue on to the House of the Greek parliament, the Monument to the Unknown Soldier and watch the changing of the guards.

Your tour continues towards the National Gardens passing by the Anglican church of S. Paul and on to the beautiful neoclassical Zappeion Hall, in front of which tower the surviving columns of the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch, both of which you will have to opportunity to visit.

From there you enter the famous Plaka district where you see the portrait of Melina Merkouri and we head towards the beautiful pedestrian walk way of Dionyssiou Areopagitou until we reach the Acropolis where we will begin our ascent while taking in the spectacular views of the city below. Your guide will give you a detailed explanation of the glorious monuments of the Acropolis such as, the Parthenon, Erection, Propylaia, Nike Temple and the surrounding monuments as well (Dionysus sanctuary, Philopappos Hill, Mars Hill, Observatory, Pnyx Hill, Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Ancient Agora).
Your tour will end at the New Acropolis Museum which is the definite must for everybody visiting the city and the best way to complete the archaeological tour to the Acropolis of Athens.

The New Acropolis Museum was designed by Swiss architect Bernard Tschumi in co-operation with the Greek architect Michalis Photiadis. Its unique design has incorporated the excavations which are visible under stunning glass floors.

The Acropolis masterpieces are marked out and given the prominence they deserve through the ideal interior atmosphere conditions, the natural lighting, as well as easy visitor access, panoramic views and excellent layout of the exhibition areas. It exhibits about 4,000 artifacts.