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3-Hour Athens Sightseeing & Acropolis Including Entry Ticket

Activity provider: Key Tours

3-Hour Athens Sightseeing & Acropolis Including Entry Ticket

Activity provider: Key Tours
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From US$ 49.07 per person

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Explore the famous sites of ancient Athens on this comprehensive morning tour, and walk in the footsteps of ancient and modern Greeks.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Free pick-up service is also available from the majority of centrally located hotels in Athens and takes place approximately 1 hour before the tour departure time. Alternatively, you can meet at the tour operator's office 15 minutes before the tour departure time.
Private group available


  • Experience the best of ancient and modern Athens on a half-day sightseeing tour
  • Visit the home of the first modern Olympic Games at Panathinaiko Stadium
  • Marvel at the Catholic Cathedral, St. Paul’s Church, and the Russian Orthodox Church
  • Travel back to Athens' ancient past, high atop the Acropolis
  • Benefit from free entrance to all the monuments
Full description

Enjoy a tour of Athens’ most significant sites is perfect for first-time visitors that want a comprehensive orientation of the city.

See many of Athens’ world-famous sites, both ancient and modern, all from the comfort of a luxury, air conditioned bus. Begin with a visit to Panathenaic Stadium, the site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.

Pass by the prime minister's residence in the former Royal Palace. Discover many of Athens' most famous religious monuments, including the Catholic Cathedral, St. Paul’s Church, and the exquisite Russian Orthodox Church. 

See Greek architecture, both modern and ancient, as you drive by the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Academy, and Constitution Square.

The comprehensive and varied tour concludes with an unforgettable visit to the Acropolis, the icon of Athens, where you will discover the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, and the Erechtheion.

  • Professional guide
  • Acropolis entrance fee
  • Transportation in luxury non-smoking air-conditioned buses
  • Free pick-up and drop-off service from selected hotels in Athens
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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4 /5

based on 141 reviews

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Very informative tour with drive-by of many interesting landmarks and historical buildings. You need to grab a window seat on the bus to have an opportunity to get a decent photo. Tour does stop at the historic Olympic stadium and you will also have the opportunity to walk up the hill to the Acropolis. Expect a lot of people to be there. Wear good walking shoes (not sandals), a hat and brink a bottle of water.

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September 11, 2022

Overall it’s a nice 4/5, there were explanations on each building on the Acropolis site, the downside is the guide’s voice was not really loud although she tried to scream for everybody to hear, but the noise of other people’s around was just too loud. Other than that, we got down basically at the panathenaic stadium & Acropolis site, the rest was just explanations from inside the bus.

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August 24, 2022

They picked us up at 8:15 a.m. They had asked us to be at 7:30. In the same way there was no more inconvenience. The walk includes acropolis, where one gets off and starts to go up to visit the parthenon. You see each part with a good explanation in your language. Then by bus you make the typical stops with their respective explanation, in that section you only get off at the stadium. The other is seen from the bus. Finally the tour ends and you are left at the entrance of the Plaka neighborhood, in front of the Olympic Zeus. You have two options: either you stay on the bus until the others finish their tour of the museum, or you walk back. Actually, we went as a family and the walk was already a theme for the child. So we walked back. Suggestions: whoever goes to the museum gets off and those of us who want to go back to the hotel take us while the others are in the museum. Mainly for when you go with children. The rest very well and good predisposition always from Maria.

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June 14, 2022

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