Private Acropolis, Ancient Agora and Agora Museum
Step back in time and indulge in Athens' ancient culture when you explore the Acropolis, Ancient Agora, and more on this exciting private tour. Your local, knowledgeable and professional licensed tour guide will help with skip-the-line service (not included) , so you beat the crowds to Athens' popular attractions. Travel to and from your port in comfort and enjoy taking panoramic pictures of Athens hillside homes, temples and cityscape.
Start your tour by catching a comfortable ride in an air-conditioned van and journey to the Acropolis, Athens' ancient citadel. Be amazed by the views of the Dionysus Theater and Sanctuary, two ancient sites that served as places devoted to Greek Gods and the home of Greek drama. The Sanctuary was often a central part of Greek festivals, including the small traveling theater that honored Dionysus.
Next, ascend from the slopes of the Acropolis and reach its magnificent monuments where you are afforded breath-taking, panoramic views to take Instagram-worthy photos. Learn about Athens' history, including its ancient monuments and sites, such as the Parthenon, the Nike Temple and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, a grand theater that was built three stories tall and held as much as 5,000 people for musical concerts.
Make your way to the Ancient Agora, where you'll experience the heart of Athens. Here, find a wide selection of historic sites featuring Classical architecture, including the Stoa Attalos and the Agora Museum, a museum that houses some of Athens' notable artifacts linked to Athenian democracy, including coins and Byzantine pottery.
Enjoy time for a snack or lunch at your leisure, or stroll through the picturesque, Athens neighborhood of Plaka before heading back to the ship.
Book this private tour and explore the ancient temples, gaze on the amazing architectural structures of the Acropolis and Ancient Agora, and make memories that last a lifetime.
Please Note: Heavy traffic should be anticipated and may affect the duration of the excursion. On select days or holidays, traffic delays may contribute to a change of itinerary at the operator's discretion. Tickets are approximately 10 EUR per adult and 5 EUR per child in winter (usually from November to March) and 15 EUR per adult and 10 EUR per child in summer (usually from April to October). Tickets will generally cost less for children and young adults under 25 years of age (at the archaeological sites) and 18 years of age (at the Acropolis Museum). Please make sure you are familiar with the entrance fees prior to the tour date and bring the correct amount in cash. Credit cards cannot be accepted. A valid photo ID or passport is required to verify a child's age. Students must have a valid student identification card or International Student Identity Card (ISIC). Participants from EU countries under 25 years of age must present a valid passport. Skip-the-line tickets must be purchased on the day of the tour. Please make sure you bring enough cash (in Euros) so that your guide can purchase your tickets for you at the beginning of your tour. Skip-the-Line Tickets are 30 EUR for adults, which include all sites visited.