Historical Tours | Acropolis & Parthenon: History, Myths, & Masterpieces, Extended Edition (AGT40B)

  • Enjoy the tranquility of the Acropolis before the crowds arrive, capturing breathtaking photos in the soft morning light.
  • Benefit from personalized attention and in-depth insights with a maximum group size of 15 participants.
  • Explore with a local, licensed guide who will unveil the fascinating history and mythology of the Acropolis.
  • Delve deeper into all major Acropolis monuments, including the Parthenon, Erechtheion, Temple of Athena Nike, and more.
  • Capture unforgettable images of iconic landmarks and panoramic city views with minimal crowds.
  • Skip the ticket line by purchasing an Acropolis ticket from us

Escape the crowds and experience the Acropolis like never before! This all inclusive extended, small-group tour offers early access, expert guidance, and ample time to explore the Acropolis' iconic monuments and capture breathtaking photos.

Duration: approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes         


Immerse yourself in the timeless wonder of ancient Athens on this exclusive early morning Acropolis tour. Led by our knowledgeable, licensed guides, you'll embark on an extensive exploration of this UNESCO World Heritage site, delving into its rich history and architectural marvels.

Ascend the sacred hilltop with your small group, enjoying the serenity of the early hours. Capture breathtaking photos of the Parthenon bathed in the soft morning light, with the sprawling city of Athens as your backdrop. Discover the intricate details of the Temple of Athena Nike and admire the elegant Caryatids, the statues that grace the Erechtheion.

Explore the ruins of the Asclepion, a healing sanctuary, and the impressive Odeon of Herodes Atticus, an ancient theater still used for world-class performances today.  Our expert guides will unveil the myths and legends surrounding each monument, bringing the Acropolis to life.

Throughout the tour, you'll have ample opportunities to take stunning photographs, free from the usual crowds. Take in panoramic views of Athens, stretching from the mountains to the shimmering Aegean Sea. This unique extended experience is your chance to truly connect with the heart and soul of this ancient wonder.

  • Local Licensed Guide
  • Entrance fees to the Acropolis
  • Skip-the-Ticket Line service (Optional)
  • Earsets to ensure a smooth experience
  • Athens guidebook with recommendations to use for your visit
  • Athens map
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)

The meeting point is at the main entrance of the Acropolis, right across the canteen. Our staff, holding the orange Athens Walking Tours sign, will be waiting for you.

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Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the tour departure time.