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Athens City tour & Acropolis Museum

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From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, with the half-day sightseeing and Acropolis museum tour you'll see all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens on this comprehensive morning tour. Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided half-day tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens. 
The Athens half-day tour, depart for a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first  Olympic Games took place in 1896. It is the only stadium built out of white marble. Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus.  You will then pass the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Continue passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral,  Old Parliament, Constitution Square ,Russian Orthodox Church, and finally ACROPOLIS (visit Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens).

Continue the expert guided Athens sightseeing and museum tour with a pleasant short walk passing by Herodion and Dionysos Theater, in order to visit the  ACROPOLIS museum. Avoid and skip the lines of the new museum. Main attractions such as votives, artifacts of every day life, statues from archaic period, Caryatids, and of course the Parthenon hall with the metopes, the pediments and the frieze will impress you.   


  • Panoramic city tour of Athens city centre
  • Photo Stop at the Panathinaikon Stadium
  • Guided tour of Acropolis
  • Parthenon
  • Guided tour of the Acropolis Museum
  • See the Erecthion with Caryatids

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Athens City tour & Acropolis Museum

Dates: 01/04/2017 to 31/10/2017 | per adult

  • Entrance fees of the Acropolis and Acropolis museum
  • Transport by luxury A/C bus
  • Pick up service
  • Services of a Professional and licensed guide
  • All taxes
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses
Additional Info:
  • For Acropolis hill, comfortable walking shoes, sun glasses, hat and loose fitted clothing are strongly recommended. If you need additional information please do not hesitate to contact us and we will provide to you in order to help you decide if this tour or activity is right for you.

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Written by Stephan, Switzerland | 04-28-2017 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
“Gute Führung” Wir wurden vom Hotel rechtzeitig abgeholt mit dem Bus. Die Führung war gut organisiert und wir wurden gut über alles informiert. Gerne und jederzeit wieder!
Written by Brucell, United States | 04-11-2017 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
We were picked up on time and driven to another location where we were distributed to various vehicles depending on the chosen tour. We did get off at the stadium for photos and a more detailed history. From there we passed by the same exact buildings on the way to Acropolis. However, the guide presented an awesome history and walking tour of Acropolis and the New Museum. This portion of the tour I would recommend to others. She was very pleasant, patient, and knowledgeable.
Written by Holger, Switzerland | 10-18-2016 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
“engagierte Reiseleiterin haette das noch etwas dehnen koennen” Gut gemacht am Poseidon tempel haette man ruhig 20 Minuten länger bleiben können.
Written by Peter, Australia | 09-22-2016 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
Recommended by friend, great communications before tour. Easy to locate Tour office or they picked you up at hotel. All sights around Athens seen including. Acropolis, Parthenon and Temple of Zues. Our guide Anna was brilliant, she was informative, calm and even when our Museum tickets failed to print, she apologised so many times in 30 mins. Her knowledge of Greece history saved the tour. A set menu local lunch was also at a 4 star TripAdvisor restaurant and everyone loved same. Then a 60 kilometre drive to south coast to see Temple of Posideon which was also great, the traffic was unfortunately long due to Being Sunday and beautifully hot. If you want to see it all in 1 day including lunch, do this tour. If you are lucky enough to get Anna, lucky you
Written by Kelly, Houston, United States | 09-16-2016 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
The tour of the Acropolis was okay-- there wasn't information provided that I walked away with feeling like I learned a lot. The tour of the museum was great! Very insightful and very informative. If I did it over again, I would walk the Acropolis on my own and pick up the last half of the tour at the museum.
Written by Simon, United Kingdom | 08-19-2016 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
“Guide spoke English very well, very clear and informative.” Excellent tour, well worth the money.
Written by Dudar, Luxembourg | 06-24-2016 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
Excellent guide Angellos! I advise this tour. Every second of tour was excellent. The guide Angeloss exceptional.We enjoy and have learnt lot from our guide.
Written by woftham, Australia | 05-18-2016 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
Having booked two tours with Key Tour's we have nothing but positive experiences with them. We read the poor reviews which are greatly outnumbered by the positive and can understand why some people may be disappointed but hey if you want door to door personal touring pay twice or three times more and hire a private car or mini bus and personal driver. Getting around Athens is hard work, traffic can be crazy and the streets hardly designed for coaches when built 1000 years ago! We were collected from our hotel perfectly on time both trips, had modern air conditioned coaches with safe and patient drivers, and our guide Marrianna was simply delightful... Courteous, passionate, a wealth of knowledge and a wonderful hostess under the circumstances.... Keeping in mind the divergent group, many different age groups and languages, Athens traffic and pick up locations and how busy all the destination attractions get these guys were great.... And can be recommended without hesitation!
Written by AGTG customer, Malaysia | 05-09-2016 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
“Very knowledgeable tour guide” Depending on the travel period, the Acropolis can get too crowded and it is will difficult to stay in a group to listen to the historical explanations given the views are splendid and you want to take pictures at every corner of Acropolis but overally the tour guide was very helpful and knowledgeable
Written by Karen Schumann, United States | 11-27-2015 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
We enjoyed our tour very much. Irene our guide was very helpful and knowledgeable.
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