Historical Tours | Early Entry: Acropolis & Museum. Beat the Crowds. Beat the Heat. (AGT15X)

  • Enjoy the serenity of the Acropolis with early morning access, allowing for a more intimate exploration of its iconic monuments.
  • Uncover the intriguing stories and historical significance of the Acropolis with the knowledge of a licensed guide.
  • Capture breathtaking views of Athens from the Acropolis, a perfect backdrop for stunning photos.
  • Enhance your experience by visiting the Acropolis Museum, where ancient artifacts illuminate the rich history of the Acropolis.
  • Skip the ticket line by purchasing an Acropolis ticket from us.

Escape the midday rush and experience the true majesty of Athens on our Early Entry: Acropolis & Museum tour. Step back in time as you explore the iconic Acropolis before the crowds arrive. Marvel at the Parthenon under the soft morning light and immerse yourself in the rich history of ancient Greece. Then, delve into the treasures of the Acropolis Museum, where artifacts bring the stories of this incredible civilization to life. Beat the crowds, beat the heat, and discover the wonders of Athens at their most serene.

Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes

What You Will See and Do

Escape the midday crowds and experience the Acropolis in its morning tranquility. On this immersive tour, you'll enjoy early access to the legendary Acropolis, walking in the footsteps of history as the sun gently illuminates the Parthenon, Erechtheion, and its famed Caryatids, and the Temple of Athena Nike. Our knowledgeable guide will unveil captivating myths and fascinating historical details, enriching your understanding of these iconic monuments. Take in breathtaking panoramic views of Athens before continuing to the renowned Acropolis Museum. Here, a trove of ancient artifacts will deepen your connection to the Acropolis, revealing the rich stories behind its timeless structures. Our skip-the-line access ensures a smooth and intimate exploration of ancient Athens.

Skip-the-Ticket Line Access
Please be aware that even with our skip-the-ticket-line service, there might be some waiting time required for security checks. This is because visitor numbers can fluctuate unpredictably at the sites throughout the day. The typical waiting time falls within 0 to 10 or 30 minutes, though on rare occasions, it might be longer. 

However, here's where our service truly shines: Even amidst a queue, our experienced guides will always stay by your side. They will use this time as an opportunity to kickstart your tour, offering in-depth explanations about the history and significance of the site you're about to explore. This way, not a moment is wasted, and you're assured of the full, rich experience we promise.

1. You can either prepay your entrance tickets using your credit card while booking your tour online now or,

2. You can pay for your entrance tickets upon check-in to our staff in cash.

  • Professional local licensed guide
  • Earsets to enjoy clear audio during the tour
  • Athens Guide magazine for ideas on things to do
  • Athens Map

  • Entrance fees (can be booked as an option at an additional cost)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuity (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.