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The Best Acropolis Guided Tour 2024

Check out our perfectly tailored Acropolis Walking Tour! Uncover the hidden secrets and interesting myths accompanied by an expert guide.

€ 35
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About Acropolis Guided Tour

Experience the beauty of Ancient Greece without the hassle of waiting in line. Book this skip-the-line guided tour of Athens’s most iconic monument – the Acropolis. Let your knowledgeable tour guide take you on a journey through history. Explore the UNESCO-listed archaeological sites and hear fascinating stories and myths of Ancient Greece. End your guided tour of the Acropolis with free time to further immerse yourself in this incredible landmark at your own pace.


Acropolis Guided Tour with optional entry ticket

Join a walking tour of the Acropolis to witness the grandeur of ancient Greece. You can skip long queues and go straight to famous attractions like the Erechtheion and the Temple of Athena Nike. With a knowledgeable guide by your side, you’ll be transported back in time to the days of ancient performances at the Theater of Dionysus.

Explore the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, one of the world’s finest and oldest open-air theaters, and walk through the remains of the Asklepieion of Athens, a healing temple honoring the gods Asclepius and Hygeia. Marvel at the astonishing architecture of the Parthenon Temple, a majestic temple dedicated to the goddess Athena.

Finally, admire the unique masterpiece that is the Erechtheion, with six sculpted female figures as supports and its asymmetrical composition.

As you explore the site and immerse yourself in Greek history, imagine what everyday life during that time period was like. Once you’re finished with your Acropolis walking tour, you’ll be able to enjoy some free time on the hill and further explore the ancient site at your own pace. Climb to the top of the ancient citadel and soak in the breathtaking views of the city of Athens and the Aegean Sea.

What to bring: ID card or Passport, comfortable shoes, water, sunglasses, sun hat, and sunscreen

Not suitable for: Pregnant women, people with mobility impairments, and wheelchair users

  • 1.5-hour guided tour with a licensed tour guide
  • Entrance tickets to Acropolis
  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • Disposable earphones (for groups of over 5 people)
X not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Tips (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • English
X not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Pets
  • Baby strollers
  • Smoking, alcohol, and drugs
  • Luggage or large bags
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Meeting Point

Meet outside the Acropolis metro station opposite the Capital Exchange Acropoli (Makrigianni 7 Office). If coming by metro you will leave at the exit for Makriyianni/Dionysiou Arepagitou). Your guide will be standing next to the Metro sign, on the Makrigianni pedestrian walkway, holding a white and light blue “Athenian Tours” sign.

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Don’t wait and miss your spot! These tours are selling out fast

Skip The Line

Select a skip-the-line option and access the world-famous Acropolis and its monuments stress-free

Explore the Iconic Acropolis

See all the famous monuments on the Acropolis, like the Temple of Athena Nike and the Parthenon

Guided walking Tour

Experience an insightful and personalized journey through the ancient Greek monuments with an experienced tour guide, and take advantage of the private tour option

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FAQ – Acropolis Guided Tour

Do I need a tour guide for Acropolis?

You can visit the Acropolis without a tour guide by just purchasing an Acropolis ticket. Most of the tickets are great and come with an audio guide. However, we still recommend going on an Acropolis guided tour with a local guide. This way of visiting will make your experience even more memorable. A professional tour guide will give you a proper insight into the history and importance of the Acropolis and its ancient archaeological sites. Plus, you can save some time by not having to wander around searching for the exact site you want to visit.

How much is a tour of the Acropolis?

There are multiple Acropolis walking tour options to choose from. The price can vary depending on the duration of the tour and whether it’s an audio, group, or private tour guide.

Is a guided tour of the Acropolis worth it?

Yes, The Acropolis guided tour is definitely worth it! There are multiple benefits of booking a tour. If you have limited time or are unfamiliar with the Acropolis, a guided tour can be an efficient way to explore the site. Also, a guide can answer your questions and provide individualized attention. With a wide range of options available, you can select the one that best suits your preferences and budget.

Can you visit the Acropolis without a tour?

It’s possible to visit Acropolis without a tour guide. However, to enter the site, you must purchase tickets at the entrance or online. If you want to explore Acropolis at your own pace, we suggest booking a Priority Entrance ticket.
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Good To Know Before You Go!

  • Keep in mind that this tour requires walking on uneven surfaces and uphill.
  • The tour is done leisurely and has a few short stops in the shade.
  • Once the tour ends, you can stay on Acropolis Hill and continue exploring the ancient sites on your own.
  • For those aged 0-24 years, you must go to the ticket booth and show your ID to receive a unique entry ticket.
  • The tours take place rain or shine.
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Best Way To Explore Acropolis

The tour was excellent and very informative! Our tour guide truly made the whole experience amazing. He was very knowledgeable, and his storytelling was exceptional. He also is funny and managed to inject some humor into the experience, which was refreshing! This is the best Acropolis tour and a must-do!


Magical experience

This was undoubtedly the best way to visit the top of the Acropolis. During our time in Athens, we visited the Acropolis, an Acropolis Museum tour, as well as the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Ancient Agora, and the Temple of Poseidon. A truly magical experience, especially if you’re a fan of Greek mythology.


Book The Best Acropolis tour with the entry ticket included!

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  • Free time to explore the Acropolis and archaeological sites at your own pace.
  • Incredible guided tour of Athens’ most iconic monument with a local tour guide.

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