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Athens Day Tour-Skip the line: Acropolis, Acropolis museum, Plaka and Local Food provided by Athens Walks Tour Company

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Athens Day Tour-Skip the line: Acropolis, Acropolis museum, Plaka and Local Food

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  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Updated 06/14/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/14/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The Acropolis is one of Athens’ most well-known sights, which can mean large ticket lines and long waiting times. Save time, and bypass the lines with this skip-the-line tour. Explore the Acropolis highlights with a guide, and then discover Athens’ pretty district of Plaka with lots of tastings along the way. Highlights include trying Greek donuts, cheese, pies, and coffee.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Acropoli
    Athens 117 42, Greece
    Acropolis metro station (subway) down to the ticket level by the ticket machines (-1)
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  • 1
    Acropolis
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Parthenon
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Theater of Dionysus
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Herod Atticus Odeon
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Temple of Athena Nike
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 6
    Monastiraki
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 7
    Plaka
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 8
    Athens Walks Tour Company
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  • 9
    Acropolis Museum
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • You'll end at
    Acropoli
    Athens 117 42, Greece
    Acropolis metro station (subway) down to the ticket level by the ticket machines (-1)
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Explore the Acropolis with a guide, including the Parthenon
  • Get straight to the front of the ticket lines with this skip-the-line tour
  • Ideal for history buffs—learn about the stories of Ancient Greece
  • Enjoy the perk of having food and drink tastings included
Important Information
Departure Point
Acropoli, Athens 117 42, Greece
Duration
5h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Entrance tickets
  • Food and drinks specified during the food tour
  • Licensed tour guide
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
  • Entry/Admission - Parthenon
  • Entry/Admission - Theater of Dionysus
  • Entry/Admission - Herod Atticus Odeon
  • Entry/Admission - Monastiraki
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Entrance fees (30 euros per adult - Acropolis 20 euros + Acropolis museum 10 euros). 5 euros for kids under 18 with show of the passport. Tickets are purchased cash from your guide - Skip the line.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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SammieAR wrote a review Dec 2019
United States332 contributions98 helpful votes
We went in late November 2019. We arrived at Acropolis metro station just before 9 am and was met with Alex who has a very soft voice and pleasant demeanor. We paid 15 euro each person for the tickets to Acropolis (10 euro) and the Museum (5 euro) when we met in person. We were
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Date of experience: November 2019
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ericcphillips99 wrote a review Nov 2019
Wilmington, Delaware20 contributions23 helpful votes
The guide was very knowledgeable and well spoken. We met our guide close to our hotel a couple blocks from the Acropolis w/ about 10 couples. View the Acropolis, the museum and a walking food tour. Skip the line was worth the money.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Dalia M wrote a review Sep 2019
5 contributions2 helpful votes
Absolutely loved this tour! We did the Acropolis afternoon group tour. Kimon was our guide and was amazing. He was engaging and was extremely knowledgeable. Tour was about 1.5 hours, which was the perfect amount of time. After the tour, he will leave you at the Acropolis to
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Response from AthensWalks, Διευθυντής at Athens Day Tour-Skip the line: Acropolis, Acropolis museum, Plaka and Local Food
Responded Oct 3, 2019
It is a huge pleasure for us to know that you had a fun and memorable experience on your tour. We really appreciate your kind feedback and hope to see you again in the future! Sincerely, Maria
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Resort100180 wrote a review Oct 2018
Alberta, Canada2 contributions1 helpful vote
Mariza is a fun and very knowledgeable guide.Time and money well spent for our first full day in Greece. It was a good introduction to Greek foods and delicacies in the local traditional establishments that we likely would not have visited . A guided tour is really a must for
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Date of experience: October 2018
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rosenkenny wrote a review Oct 2018
Issaquah, Washington45 contributions9 helpful votes
Excellent small group tour of the acropolis and the immediate surrounding area. Many stops along the way to describe the various structures that were there and what they were used for. Guide did an excellent job of painting a picture of life in the era of Socrates and how many
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Date of experience: October 2018
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Great food tour with Anabelia
We went on the food tour with Anabelia. The tour was amazing, very interesting and informative and Anabelia was won
788ellieq
788ellieq
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Delightful and delicious day!
Such an amazing way to experience all the delicious food and drink Athens has to offer! The tour guide was friendly
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Acropolis Skip-the-Line Walking Tour
We did the Acropolis Skip-the-Line Walking tour with English speaking guide and we had an incredible tour with Anna
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B5639PRrobertp
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Great foody tour
Done on the first day of our visit and it was a great way to get to know the city and try some traditional food. O
Pidyop
Pidyop
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All lot of food & a lot of fun
Thanks to Theodory for that amazing tour. We really had fun visiting de town while trying nice speciality. On top
BillG38
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Off the Beaten Path Connection to Athens
Best way to connect with the city and culture beyond a typical tourist trip! My wife and I had an amazing experien
ddfred
ddfred
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Fabulous must do tour
My family and I took the tour today with our wonderful guide Anna. The tour is fabulous, the amount of food astonis
haessig72
haessig72
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Fascinating view into the Greek food culture
Thank you Katharina for this wonderful morning with our kids amongst the Greek cuisine. We liked the dishes very mu
Nic176
Nic176
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Delicious food and great guide
It is open you can book it! Did our tour on Sunday, the 28th of June! Food was delicious and our guide was perfect
Johnfigler
Johnfigler
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What a great time
We had the chance to learn an taste the local cuisine. We loved every part of the tour. The kids were very pleased
Jasminebass1994
Jasminebass1994
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Beautiful experience!
Before months I went there with my family! My children loved this place! We had a nice time! The taste was amazing
Paige P
Paige P
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Worth every minute!
This was our 3rd tour of ruins and by far my favorite! Perched high atop a hill, Acroplis is an amazing site, the
LouieD24
LouieD24
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Best part of the Athens trip!
Katherine, our guide, was awesome. We talked food, culture, coffee culture, generational differences in Greece, po
ronh718
ronh718
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Fantastic Tour
We had a wonderful time with Eirini as we toured the local cafes and markets in Athens. Eirini is energetic, fun,
leitrips
leitrips
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Knowledgeable Guide
Thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the Acropolis & museum. Our tour was at 9 am which was perfect as it was not as crow
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