Day Tour

Athens Walking Discovery with Acropolis Museum (4 Hours)

Travel2Greece by Travelive

Athens, Greece

Valid for Travel Now Through: 31 Dec 2018

Athens Walking Discovery with Acropolis Museum (4 Hours )

Athens, Greece

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Family Vacations
  • Sightseeing

Meals

None

Recommended Ages

All Ages

Activity Level

Moderate

Description

Your tour will begin at the new Acropolis Museum, where nearly 4,000 artifacts are on display providing a remarkable insight into the everyday life of the ancient Greeks. The museum is home to impressive collections of decorated pottery, sculptures and relics of a bygone age. There is also a magnificent view of the Acropolis from the museum's terrace.


You will then head up to the top of the Acropolis hill via the gates of Propylaea, the monumental entrance to the Acropolis and an iconic example of classical antiquity, where you will discover the magnificence of the Parthenon and learn about the effect it has had on modern history.


Finally, you will take a pleasant stroll through the narrow streets of Plaka, the city's historical neighborhood and visit to the Parliament Building in Syntagma Square, where you can watch the ceremonial changing of the guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.


Please note: 

  • It is highly recommended to wear shoes with rubber soles when visiting the Acropolis. Expect uneven surfaces and some steep inclines.

  • Check with your Virtuoso Travel Advisor for holidays or week days where museums and archaeological sites may be closed.

About Us

Travel2Greece is a luxury On-Site specializing in handcrafted vacations to mainland Greece and its breathtaking islands. Greece is a remarkable destination with countless options for every type of traveler. Guests can experience historical and modern Athens, Mykonos' famous beaches and nightlife, romantic Santorini including a private sunset yacht cruise, and the sheer diversity offered in Crete. Customizing a stay on a private yacht is an exhilarating way to explore the lesser known islands with complete flexibility and unparalleled relaxation. Greece's diverse mainland and 6000 islands are available to discover–let’s start planning today!

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By: KAW


Reviewed on: 20 Jun 2018

We realize our trip was only as enjoyable as the many layers of details set up prior to our departure. We had many many transfers on our recent family trip to Greece and every driver was on time, friendly, professional in dress and demeanor, and proficient in English. Our local guides were knowledgeable and informative....and willing to tailor our excursions to our personal interests and time line. We could not have been happier with our hotel selections. Our Villa in Naxos was a dream come-true in every-way. Beautiful secure, well maintained Villa and surrounding grounds. The location provided privacy and proximity to activities, and restaurants with a staff (that became like family) on site-24/7. A overwhelmingly positive experience!!
Travel Advisor:  Rachel Dicker