Private Tours | PRV12 - Private Acropolis, City Tour and Acropolis Museum

With this Private tour, you will see the three top monuments of Athens: the Acropolis, the Acropolis Museum, and the Zeus Temple in 5.5 hrs. 

Duration:  5.5 hours approximately

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 the given tour departure time.


The Essential City Tour
Meet with your expert licensed private guide in the heart of Athens, Syntagma square and start with a brief look at a lovely collection of archaeological findings dating from classical times and discovered during excavations in the area. Continue to the elegant House of Parliament to watch the Change of Guards done by the famous Evzones, in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Walkthrough the cool and shady National Garden, the former Queen Amalia’s Garden and admire the neoclassical architecture of Zappeion Hall. Learn about the first Olympic Games of modern times and about prominent figures of Athens recent history. Visit the Zeus Temple and Hadrian’s Arch from the Roman Era. Walk along the beautiful Dionysiou Areopagitou walkway until you reach the side entrance to the Acropolis.

The Acropolis Tour
Continue to the Acropolis by entering the site from the south slope, in order to visit the first theater of antiquity the Dionysus theater and to avoid the crowds. On your way to the Unesco-listed admirable Acropolis monuments, see the Philopappos hill monument and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. Marvel the ancient beautiful constructions of the Acropolis: The Temple of Athena Nike, the Propylaea gateway, the Erechtheion and focus on the astonishing Parthenon. Your knowledgeable guide will provide you with plenty of information and uncover fascinating facts about the construction and history of the monuments. The unique, beautiful view of the city of Athens, including the Mars hill, the Ancient Agora, and the Temple of Hephaestus, will capture your heart and mind, same as you will capture them on camera. 
Time for exploring and picture taking at the Acropolis will be provided after your Acropolis tour and also a short break for a snack or a drink. 
After having admired one of the most famous sites in the world you can continue your tour to the Acropolis Museum. 

Acropolis Museum - The Definite Must Visit
The New Acropolis Museum was designed by Swiss architect Bernard Tschumi in cooperation with the Greek architect Michalis Photiadis. Its unique design has incorporated the excavations which are visible under stunning glass floors. The Acropolis masterpieces are marked out and given the prominence they deserve through the ideal interior atmosphere conditions, the natural lighting, as well as easy visitor access, panoramic views and excellent layout of the exhibition areas. It exhibits about 4,000 artifacts.
The tour ends at the Acropolis Museum. 
Please note that this itinerary is recommended by us, however, all private tours can be customized according to your needs and preferences. Feel free to contact us for more information.

Sites Viewed and Visited:      

  • The House of Parliament with the tomb to the unknown soldier, where you will have the opportunity to see the changing of the guards
  • A short-guided tour at the Syntagma Metro Station of the Archaeological displays
  • The Zappeion Hall
  • The Zeus Temple
  • The Hadrian's Arch
  • The Theater of Dionysus
  • The Acropolis of Athens with all its monuments such as the Parthenon, the Propylaia, the Erechtheion, the Agrippa monument and the Nike Temple
  • Herodion, Filopappos Hill, Mars Hill, Ancient Agora and many more
  • The Acropolis Museum


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

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


  • January 1st - New Year's Day
  • March 25th - National Holiday
  • April 16th - Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday
  • May 1st - Labor Day
  • December 25th & 26th - Christmas