Acropolis Afternoon Walking Tour at a Glance
See the landmark monuments of Athens in a new light during a late afternoon tour of the Acropolis, guided by a licensed archaeologist.
Acropolis Afternoon Walking Tour Highlights
- 2-hour tour of the Acropolis of Athens, led by a licensed archaeologist
- Slip past the crowds with skip-the-line access to the World Heritage site
- Explore the Parthenon and Temple of Athena Nike in the late afternoon light
- Perfect sightseeing tour for classical history and archaeology buffs!
Acropolis Afternoon Walking Tour In Detail
You’re guaranteed to skip any long wait lines during this 2-hour walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage site. Avoid the crowds and warmer temperatures while taking a leisurely stroll around the Parthenon, Propylaia gateway, Temple of Athena Nike, and more.
Listen as your guide transports you back to ancient Greece with stories of the ancient city and its importance. Stop to admire the magnificent ruins, most of which date back to the 5th-century BC. Most importantly, the much-photographed Parthenon, the restored Temple of Athena Nike, and the Erechtheion, known for its exquisite Caryatid statues. Listen as your guide transports you back to ancient Greece with stories of the ancient city and its importance. Stop to admire the magnificent ruins, most of which date back to the 5th-century BC. Most importantly, the much-photographed Parthenon, the restored Temple of Athena Nike, and the Erechtheion, known for its exquisite Caryatid statues.
Acropolis Afternoon Walking Tour Itinerary
Explore the ancient monuments of the Acropolis in Athens
See the crowning glory of the Parthenon
Discover the first theater of humanity at the ancient Theater of Dionysus
Avoid heat and crowds of the morning departure
Admire the Porch of the Caryatids at the Erechtheion
Monuments you cover:
Acropolis, Athens, Attica
Parthenon, Athens, Attica
Theater of Dionysus, Athens, Attica
Herod Atticus Odeon, Athens, Attica
Erechtheion, Athens, Attica
Temple of Athena Nike, Athens, Attica
Propylaea, Athens, Attica
Late departure to avoid crowds and warm temperatures
Professional licensed tour guide
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks
Entrance fees are excluded from the price, and they cost 20 euros per adult, 10 euros per student (with a show of a student card), and free for nonadults with a show of an identity document.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Not wheelchair accessible
Tours from May to October
You can book your entrance tickets online – or tickets are purchased onsite payable cash at your guide
Comfortable shoes, Hat (especially on warm months, June, July, August)
May 2nd until the end of August at 17:30
September 1st until September 30 at 16:30
October 1st until October 31 at 15:45
FAQs about the Acropolis Afternoon Walking Tour
What happens in the event of rain?
All our bus tours run regardless of the weather. If an activity is canceled because of extreme weather conditions, you have the option to change the date, switch activity, or cancel and receive a refund.
What time is the pick-up time for the tours?
The pick-up time for all tours is the same as the meeting time indicated on your vouchers and our website. Please note that there may be a slight delay of 5-10 minutes, depending on the number of pickups we have scheduled. Please be ready 10 minutes before your trip to facilitate that.
How late can I make a booking?
You can make a booking with us literally at the last minute! Just keep in mind that there may be no seats left on the tour if you do that! We recommend booking at least one week in advance, to have the best chances of finding availability.
Which tours can I join on the same day?
This is a day tour, so you cannot participate in any of our other tours if you book it.
Cancellations received within 5 days of the tour will incur a 50% penalty for each person.
Cancellations received within 2 days of the tour will incur a 100% penalty for each person.
Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit the entire payment.
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