Historical Tours | Acropolis of Athens Tour WITHOUT ticket (AGT13X)

  • A visit inside the Acropolis (Parthenon, Erechtheion, Propylaia, Nike Temple and more)
  • A visit to the Dionysus Theater and Sanctuary
  • Only local, licensed guides
  • Small group tour
  • Skip the ticket line by purchasing an Acropolis ticket from us

Join our Early Bird Acropolis Tour and beat the heat and crowds! Starting from the main entrance, we'll head straight to the Parthenon and see the famous Caryatids at the Erechteion.

Duration: approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes         

What makes this tour unique

On this Acropolis tour, your local licensed guide will guide you through the most amazing monuments of Athens in 1 hour and 45 minutes. You will visit the Acropolis of Athens and its monuments such as the Parthenon, the Erechteion, and the Dionysus Theatre. You will find all the myths and the stories surrounding those monuments and enjoy the views of the city of Athens from the top of the Acropolis. This tour will end on top of the Acropolis allowing you plenty of time to take more pictures or simply spend some more time on site. 

What You Will See and Do

The Acropolis

Entering on the south slope of the Acropolis, you’ll visit the Dionysus Sanctuary and Dionysus Theater before you walk up the slope leading to the Acropolis monuments. Panoramic views of the city will be perfect for Instagram-ready photos.

During your tour, you’ll gain insight into the significance of the historic monuments of Acropolis including the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaia, the Nike Temple as well as other significant sights of Athens including the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Ancient Agora, the National Observatory of Athens and the city’s scenic hills: Filoppapos, Mars, and Pnyx.

The tour ends on the Acropolis.

  • Local licensed guide
  • Athens guide magazine for ideas on things to do
  • Athens map
  • Entrance fees (can be booked as an option at extra cost)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)
Meeting point
We will be waiting for you at Fresko Yogurt Bar Acropoli (3, Dionyssiou Areopagitou Street). Look for the orange sign displaying "Athens Walking Tours." Fresko is located at the start of the pedestrian walkway that leads to the Acropolis from Hadrian's Arch, Siggrou Avenue (also written as Syngrou).

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

Our tip: While you're at Fresko Yogurt Bar Acropoli, it's the perfect opportunity to try fresh and authentic Greek yogurt. It's best when topped with honey or a spoonful of Greek sweets