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Private Athens: Acropolis with a Twist – Transfers Included

Tour Highlights

  • Get skip-the-line access to the iconic Acropolis, no waiting!
  • Admire ancient artifacts on a guided tour of the new Acropolis Museum.
  • Walk through the oldest neighbourhood in Athens and enjoy a freshly brewed coffee among locals.
  • Explore the fascinating Monastiraki Square and Flea Market while sampling local products.
  • Discover the city’s bohemian side, from funky workshops to cool cafés.
  • Enjoy private transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle directly from the airport/cruise ship port.
Private group Starting price per person

A Fun and Engaging Highlights Athens Tour

If time is short, get to know one of the world’s oldest and most fascinating cities with this fun and engaging Athens tour. Immerse yourself in history by exploring the one-and-only Acropolis archaeological site and the modern masterpiece of the Acropolis Museum.

Walk through Athens’ oldest neighbourhoods, feel the vibe of the city’s bustling markets, sample local products, discover the city’s bohemian side, and get a ride around Athens’ most famous landmarks in air-conditioned comfort.

Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour:

  • Your tour visits the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum, giving you a sense of the city’s rich history, as well as supporting local cultural heritage.
  • Your tour supports the new generation of Athenians, such as young artists, by promoting their work and their enterprises to help them thrive through financial crisis.
  • All of the stores you visit on your tour are 100% locally owned and run. Supporting small-scale, locally-run businesses helps to preserve the traditional character of old Athens.

Language: English

Inclusions: All transport including pick-up and drop-off at the port/airport/other local destination, local English-speaking guide, a licensed archaeologist guide for the Acropolis/Acropolis Museum, one coffee or fresh juice, a local product tasting including olives, koulouri, feta, and local sweets, one glass of wine, ouzo or raki (local spirits) one-hour chauffeur-driven tour past Athens’ famous landmarks.

Exclusions: Entrance fees to the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum are not included in the tour fee, and the ticket costs will be paid to the tour guide before the tour begins. We save you time by buying entrance tickets in advance so you can skip the lines. Please note that children under 18 years old have free admission to the Acropolis and all the archaeological sights. Entrance ticket for the Acropolis Hill: 20 euros. Entrance ticket for the Acropolis Museum: 5 euros. Also excluded: additional food and drinks (during the mid-tour break), souvenirs and items of a personal nature, tips/gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 7-8 hours
  • Pickup location: Pick-up in an air-conditioned high-end vehicle from the Arrivals Gate of the Port of Piraeus or Athens Intl Airport. Please supply us with the name of your ship or flight details at checkout. If you require a different pick-up location it can be arranged.
  • Pickup time: Various
  • Drop off location: Please inform us upon booking if you require a transfer back to your cruise ship/Athens airport or to drop you off somewhere in the centre to continue your exploration of Athens on your own.
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