Athens In a Day with Acropolis tour, New Acropolis Museum, & Plaka Walk

50 reviews

6 hours

Max 15

Why take this tour?


  • The most comprehensive tour of Athens on the market with four skip-the-line tickets included in the price
  • Beat the crowds and the heat on an Acropolis Tour following our special itinerary that gets your group to the Parthenon before everyone else
  • Explore the rest of the Acropolis with an expert local guide
  • Skip-the-line at the Ancient Greek Agora and see beautiful temples like the Stoa of Attalos and the Temple of Hephaestus
  • Step inside the New Acropolis Museum for a guided tour featuring the original Parthenon Marbles and the Caryatids
  • Take a guided city stroll through the beautiful, historic neighborhood of Plaka
  • Wander Athens' oldest library, built by Roman Emperor Hadrian
  • Sites Visited
  • Acropolis
  • Parthenon
  • Erechtheum
  • Monumental Gateway
  • Temple of Athena Nike
  • Theater of Dionysus
  • Theater of Herodes Atticus
  • New Acropolis Museum
  • Parthenon Marbles
  • Caryatids
  • Roman Agora (from the outside)
  • Tower of the Winds (from the outside)
  • Gate of Athena Archegetis
  • Ancient Greek Agora (inside)
  • Temple of Hephaestus
  • Stoa of Attalos
  • Plaka city stroll
  • Hadrian's Library
  • Arch of Hadrian
  • Tour Includes
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Acropolis
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the New Acropolis Museum
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Ancient Greek Agora
  • Combo Pass to six other attractions with five-day validity
  • Plaka city stroll
  • Skip-the-line tickets to Hadrian's Library
  • Small group of 15 people and English-speaking guide
  • Headsets for groups of seven or more

Take a day to experience all the must-see sights in Athens

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Total Customer Reviews: 50

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4.8 /5
based on 49 Walks’ customer ratings
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Latest reviews
Get Aristotle. He is great!!
Verified · Song · Jul 11, 2023 · USA · Male · 45 to 54 years
The tour was excellent, Melina was knowledgeable, entertaining, and very considerate. Highly recommend!
Verified · Kirk · Jul 02, 2023 · USA · Male · 45 to 54 years
Great tour to book if you are in Athens for a short period . Mel was a awesome guide she knew some much about Greece history
Verified · Anthony · Jul 02, 2023 · Australia · Male · 55 to 64 years
This was a great tour with Aristotle. He was very knowledgeable about the sites and Greece in general. Would highly recommend.
Verified · Sarah · Oct 16, 2022 · Canada · Female · 45 to 54 years
Great to get to the Acropolis before the crowds. Mel was really knowledgably (a prior archeologist) and knows a ton about history
Verified · Guang · Oct 09, 2022 · USA · Male · 25 to 34 years

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting Point
This tour meets in front of Acron Cafe, Athanasiou Diakou 2, Athina 117 42. Your guide will be holding a green Walks sign.

The cafe is located next to the Acropolis Metro (subway) stop. When exiting the subway take the exit "Maykryianni / Athanasiou Diakou           

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.


Is this tour accessible for wheelchairs, strollers, or people with limited mobility?
Unfortunately due to the nature of this tour it is not suitable for guests with mobility impairments, or for wheelchairs or strollers. Please contact the Guest Experience team at [email protected] or call +1-202-684-69163 (International) or 888-683-8670 (USA) to make alternative arrangements.
Is there much walking on this tour?
This tour does involve walking. Guests should be able to walk at a moderate pace without difficulty and comfortable walking shoes are a must!

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