Discover the most historical landmarks of Athens on this Athens sightseeing tour. Explore the breathtaking monuments of the famous Acropolis in addition to sights such as the Temple of Zeus, the Greek House of Parliament, and the Monument of the Unknown Soldier.
You'll be able to fit in all the highlights of the city on this comprehensive Athens tour. After meeting your professional and English-speaking guide, you will begin your Athens walking tour with the underground Metro Museum. After a quick view of the historical pieces in this unique collection, you will continue to the beautifully crafted House of Greek Parliament and the Monument of the Unknown Solider to observe the famous changing of the presidential guards. Your tour continues towards the National Gardens and onto the beautiful neoclassical Zappeion Hall, in front of which tower the surviving columns of the Zeus Temple and Hadrianís Arch, both of which you will have the opportunity to visit. From there you walk towards the Acropolis through the beautiful pedestrian walkway of Dionysiou Areopagitou.
Continue your Athens tour among the breathtaking monuments of the city's ancient past. Standing high above the city, you will witness the magnificence of the ancient ruins located within the Acropolis. Begin your journey to the top of the Acropolis on the south side and visit Dionysus Theatre, one of Athens's oldest theaters, and the Dionysus sanctuary. Complete your journey to the peak of the Acropolis and tour the Parthenon, one of the greatest cultural monuments of all time and the essence of Ancient Greece. In addition to your Parthenon tour, you will encounter within the Acropolis's many other ancient ruins, such as the Temple of Nike, the Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens, and the Propylea, the gateway to the Acropolis. In addition to the marvelous ruins, the Acropolis provides an unforgettable view of the city.
This historical Athens tour is an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages, whether it's your first or hundredth time visiting Greece's capital city.
Please Note: As some guests may not be able to climb the Acropolis, and choose to have free time at the lower entrance or navigate the ruins at the Temple of Zeus, admissions to the Acropolis and the Temple of Zeus and museum are NOT included in your tour. Tickets can be purchased upon arrival at the sites. A combo ticket is available for both the Acropolis and the museum, and is approximately 31 EUR per person. Most sites do not accept credit cards. This tour ends at the Acropolis.