Historical Tours | A2 – Acropolis of Athens Tour WITHOUT ticket

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Even with limited time, you can visit the famous ancient Acropolis. In under two hours, we’ll guide you through the storied monuments which will also be an opportunity to take incredible panoramic photos of the capital.

Duration: approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes 


Our staff, holding the orange Athens Walking Tours sign, will be waiting for you at "FRESKO" Yogurt Bar located at 3, Dionyssiou Areopagitou st, which is at the beginning of the pedestrian walkway that takes you from Hadrian's Arch, Siggrou ave. (also written as Syngrou), to the Acropolis. Please be at the meeting 15 minutes prior to tour departure time.

Note: The Day tour is a continuation of the Athens City Tour which starts earlier in the day.

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See pictures of the meeting point


  • Local licensed guide
  • Skip-the-line service
  • Athens guide magazine
  • Athens map


  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)

Skip-the-Line Access

Entrance tickets are not included in the tour fee. We, however, offer free skip-the-line service by which we purchase the tickets in advance in order to save you time and avoid lining up at the cashier of each archeological site you visit. This service is provided at no extra charge. The ticket costs will be owed to our staff before the tour begins. Children, youths under 25 years old, as well as European senior citizens are entitled to reduced or free admission tickets at the archaeological sites, depending on nationality (a valid ID or passport is required for verification).


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.


·        January 1st - New Year's Day

·        March 25th - National Holiday

·        April 24th - Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday

·        May 1st - Labor Day

·        August 15th - Assumption of Virgin Mary (valid for the Afternoon tour only)

·        December 25th & 26th - Christmas

Note: On Greek Orthodox Good Friday, April 22nd the tour will start one hour later (at 12:30 pm) due to the late opening of the Archaeological sites.

**The Covid19 Measures set by the Greek Government frequently change. Thus, it is advisable to check local restrictions applicable to indoor and outdoor activities before and during your visit to Greece**