New Acropolis Museum and Olympic Stadium

Price: $79.00
Ages 3 and under are free.
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Walking, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? An approximately 20 minute taxi (not included, approximately 15 EUR each way) is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. Sunscreen and sunglasses are also recommended
Restrictions At all archeological & museum sites no drinks (except water) or food are allowed. Please note that only small backpacks and regular-size handbags are allowed inside the New Acropolis Museum and will have to be left at the bag check desk. Guests must be able to walk over paved, cobblestone, marble, gravel, and packed dirt surfaces, many of which are at an incline, or are uneven. Unfortunately, this tour is unable to accommodate wheelchairs, strollers, or guests with limited mobility.

Immerse yourself in the ancient culture of Athens with this crowd-free, guided excursion of the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Panathenaic Stadium and other premier Athens attractions. Your tour includes an expert local guide, who will lead your small group of no more than 15 people with skip-the-line tickets. Enjoy an afternoon of Athens' artistic treasures and ancient buildings without working through crowds of tourists to see historic sites, such as the new Acropolis Museum and Panathenaic Stadium. It's the perfect excursion for history buffs looking for a serene tour of Hellenistic culture.

Your afternoon walking tour begins at the new Acropolis Museum, discover the iconic Parthenon Marbles and Caryatids, the colossal sculptures of women that serve as a column and structural supports of the Erechtheion. Continue your tour passing the Arch of Hadrian and the Temple of Olympian Zeus, a temple dedicated to the Greek god Zeus. This temple is an ideal location to take memorable pictures and indulge in its Classical architecture of this once-largest temple of Athens.

End your tour at the epic Panathenaic Stadium, the site of modern Olympics. The Panathenaic Stadium was built in the 4th century and started as a site to host games and festivals that honored the goddess Athena only to eventually be the place where the first modern Olympics took place in 1896. Skip the lines to explore this legendary location's historic steps and experience the track that Olympians have used for over a millennium.

Whether you enjoy an escape from the crowds or a chance to see some of Athens' most sought-after attractions, get all that and more on this guided walking tour. Start your Athens adventure and book this epic tour to explore this ancient city's historic sites.

Please Note: This tour ends in central Athens.