It goes without saying that no one can leave Athens if he hasn’t visited “the sacred rock”, Acropolis. What better chance to do it than the early access visit, far from the crowds with this small-group mythology tour. The Acropolis was home to temples and sanctuaries throughout recorded history and is a symbol of the city of Athens. Its religious importance was paramount to the ancient Greeks, and the buildings on the summit still capture the essence of their classical architecture.
Delve into the great history and the impressive mythology of ancient Greece on this small-group walking tour. With an expert guide, stroll around the ancient ruins of the stunning, UNESCO-listed Acropolis. Admire incredible views of the Parthenon, a paradigm of architectural and artistic perfection, and learn about its history and importance for the ancient Athenians. Explore the Theater of Dionysus, the birthplace of dramatic and comic art, as well as the social and political heart of Athens in ancient times. Marvel at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and get a sense of ancient artistic interests. Get close to important sights, such as the Propylaea gateway, Erechtheion and Temple of Athena Nike. Pause to take photos of these glamorous ruins and learn their great history from your expert guide. Once at the summit of the Acropolis hill, take in the sweeping panoramas of the capital of Greece. Learn about the excavations and get an insight into the citadel’s ruins.
Acropolis is this historic place in Athens you cannot miss – so join us to explore its many different sites in the best way and become a history buff if you aren’t already.