The Acropolis of Athens


Tour Snapshot

With this 2-hour private tour you will visit all the monuments inside the Acropolis such as the Parthenon, the Athena Nike Temple, the Erechtheion, the Propylaea, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the theater of Dionysus.


  • Explore the magical Acropolis hill with all its monuments such as the Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Erechtheion, and the Athena Nike Temple, all the above in your own intimate private group
  • Visit Dionysus theater, one of the oldest theaters in the world
  • Enjoy lovely panoramic views of Herodion, Filopappos Hill, Mars Hill, Ancient Agora, etc. from the top of the Acropolis.
  • Your expert, english speaking, licensed guide will explain historical facts and myths and narrate powerful stories that reveal secrets of the ancient temples
  • Feel free to ask any question you like and learn more, always at your own pace

Full Description

We start our tour from the Acropolis’ side entrance, as it is always less crowded and we also see more archaeological sites on the way.Your expert, licensed guide reveals, in English, historical facts and myths during the whole tour. Get to ask as many questions as you want and learn about anything you wish, explained in detail, at your own pace.First stop will be the theater of Dionysus, one of the oldest theaters in the world. Then we walk up the south slope of the Acropolis to see the remains of the Asclepius sanctuary and the Eumenous stoa. Panoramic views of the city and the Filopappos hill, will be perfect stops for taking great pictures.Next stop the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the only theater at the Acropolis that is still in use and soon we will arrive at the Propylaea, the monumental entrance of the Acropolis of Athens. There we will admire the elegant Athena Nike temple and a breathtaking view of the city up to the port of Piraeus and the sea. Your guide will show you the ancient Agora at the bottom of the hill, Mars hill and Pnyx, explaining everything in detail.Passing through the Propylaea you will enter into the world of the Gods! The Parthenon will captivate you with its glory and size. The Erechtheion, the second most important temple of the Acropolis, will enchant you with the amazing Caryatids, the beautiful female statues that decorate the temple in the place of ancient columns.The tour ends on the south side of the Parthenon, where we can see a part of the Panathenaic Stadium, the Temple of Zeus and the Acropolis museum from a distance.The place is full of energy and you will learn, see and experience so much of Greek history, art and mythology that you will be enchanted by the magical Acropolis hill.Your visit will finish at the top of the hill, allowing you to stay as long as you like to take more pictures, relax, meditate or just sit and admire the view.

Tour Details

  • Local, english speaking, licensed guide
  • Athens Map
  • Mineral water
  • Entrance tickets
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities / tips for your guide
Departure TimeUpon your request and according to availability, preferably in the afternoon to avoid the crowds and the heat.Meeting PointOutside the Acropolis Metro station, exit Makrigianni street.
Entrance FeesPlease book your tickets online prior to the tour in order to avoid the long queues and skip the line at the entrance.You can easily book your tickets and see details of the prices according to different seasons and ages, at the official website.Important noteWe advise you to book all entrance tickets after you make arrangements and book your tour with a licensed guide. The tickets are valid ONLY for one day, the day you booked. You cannot cancel or change them after you book them.
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