Private Tours | PRV5 – Private Benaki Museum Tour

You visit a representative museum of Athens, with unique & extensive collections that cover several different cultural fields. The Benaki Museum ranks among the major institutions that have enriched the material assets of the Greek state.

Duration: 2.5 hours approx.

Meeting point: Our staff, holding the orange Athens Walking Tours sign, will be waiting for you inside the Syntagma Metro Station, at the big hall underneath the hanging clock, next to the ticket validating machines. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to given tour departure time.

Ask us for pick up from your hotel! Some, but not all hotels are conveniently located within the route of the tour and in this case, our guide will gladly meet you at your hotel lobby and start your tour from there.



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



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

Sites viewed and visited:

  • A short-guided tour at the Syntagma Metro Station of the Archaeological displays
  • The House of Parliament with the tomb to the unknown soldier, where you will have the opportunity to see the changing of the guards
  • The National Gardens
  • The Presidential Residence 

On this tour you will walk through a nice area of the city center and you will visit some beautiful historical spots, monuments and government buildings to which they will lead you to your main highlight attraction the Benaki museum. The Vast collection of this museum is exhibited on three floors and is a representation of Greek History and its development.

Athens City Center Attractions

The tour starts with an explanation of the archaeological exhibits of the Syntagma metro station. Then you see the House of Parliament with the monument to the Unknown Soldier and the Evzones - the presidential guards to which you will have a chance to also see the changing of the guards. After, you will walk through the National Gardens to reach the Presidential residence and then end up at the unique Benaki Museum.

Benaki Museum

You will enjoy with your knowledgeable tour guide a thorough visit of the Benaki Museum with its rich collection of items and findings from all periods of Greek History such as Classical, Archaic, Hellenistic, Byzantine, and Modern. This exceptional museum, with its beautiful exhibits, will introduce you to the fascinating ancient Greek civilization from some 5000 years ago to the present time. 

Please note that the above-mentioned itinerary is recommended by us, however all private tours can be customized according to your preferences and needs. Feel free to contact us for more information.


Entrance Fee Details:

Full Admission: € 12

Temporary Exhibition: € 8


Full Admission: € 9

Temporary Exhibition: € 6

Journalists: € 1



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