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Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour
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Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour

By Athens Walks Tour Company
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Avoid the stress of being stuck in entrance crowds by choosing a skip-the-line Acropolis walking tour. Enjoy a guarantee to skip the long lines, and get to the action quicker. The tour includes a licensed archeologist guide who provides commentary and points out the Acropolis’ most impressive monuments along the way, such as the Parthenon and the Temple of Nike.
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S$46.11
per adult
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S$46.11
per adult

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Ages 1-120, max of 15 per group
Duration:
2h
Start time: Check availability
Ticket type:
Mobile
German, English, French

Highlights
  • No getting lost—explore the Acropolis grounds with a guide to lead the way
  • Benefit from the expert knowledge of a licensed archaeologist guide
  • Save time—this tour offers a guarantee to skip the long lines
  • Lots to see at the Acropolis—explore the Parthenon and more

  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • Whisper tour guide system for better listening of your guide (for groups larger than 5)
  • Professional meeting point (check in area) with WIFI and WC available close to Acropolis
  • Small groups of maximum 15 people per guide
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
  • Entry/Admission - Parthenon
  • Entry/Admission - Theater of Dionysus
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Athena Nike
  • Entry/Admission - Propylaea
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
What's not included
  • Entrance fees are excluded from the price of the tour (unless you book the option with entrance tickets) and they cost 20 euros per adult, 10 euros per student (with show of a student card) and free for non adults with show of an identity document. 
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Erechtheion


Departure details
  • Athens Walks Tour Company, Athanasiou Diakou 16, Athina 117 42, Greece Meet your guide inside the tour office of Athens Walks at Athanasiou Diakou 16, 11742. Please be there 10 minutes in advance. Do not forget to add the postal code 11742 when you searching for the address at your GPS.
Return details
  • Areopagus Hill, Theorias 21, Athina 105 55, Greece

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 5776P15

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Persons udner 25 years old they must need their passports to ensure their age as they have a discounted entrance ticket
  • EU citizens under 25 years old have free entrance. Others under 25 years old have a 50% discount (Acropolis tickets). IDs or Passports are required for the guests under 25 years old to ensure Birth date at the Entrance Gates.
  • Entrance fees are excluded from the price and they cost 20 euros per adult, 10 euros per student (with show of a student car) and free for non adults with show of an identity document.
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please make sure this tour includes approximately one mile of walking uphill/downhill on uneven surfaces and 200 steps (both ways).
  • Guests are advised to wear flat and comfortable walking shoes. Large backpacks and oversized purses are not permitted inside the site. Long queues and waiting might occur and every effort is made to coordinate the best timings for visits.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

Which attractions will I visit with Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour?
How much is Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour?
Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour price starts from S$47.67. Discover and book Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour on Tripadvisor
What is the Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour cancellation policy?
Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour on Tripadvisor
Which company provides Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour?
Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour is hosted by Athens Walks Tour Company. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Athens Walks Tour Company on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Skip the Line: Acropolis of Athens Afternoon Walking Tour on Tripadvisor

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 5776P15

Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Athens Walks Tour Company
    Athanasiou Diakou 16, Athina 117 42, Greece
    Meet your guide inside the tour office of Athens Walks at Athanasiou Diakou 16, 11742. Please be there 10 minutes in advance. Do not forget to add the postal code 11742 when you searching for the address at your GPS.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Acropolis
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Parthenon
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Theater of Dionysus
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 4
    Herod Atticus Odeon
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  • 5
    Erechtheion
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 6
    Temple of Athena Nike
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 7
    Propylaea
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 8
    Athens Walks Tour Company
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Areopagus Hill
    Theorias 21, Athina 105 55, Greece
    See address & details
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About the operator

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William R
William R
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The Best Food Tour in Athens
Katerina Lolos was an outstanding guide. She had such a great knowledge of local food and it’s preparation that we
vieko
vieko
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Panos was awesome. Highly recommend great way to experience the culture of Athens
Panos was wonderful. Great way to experience the Greek culture. The time flew by quickly as we walked through marke
Kelly E
Kelly E
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History
Costas was an amazing and passionate guide. Very knowledgeable and informative. We would recommend him anytime!
susan d
susan d
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Best cooking class ever!
This was amazing! The cooking instructor was so clear and fun. We enjoyed a wonderful meal at the end. Highly re
MagicKali
MagicKali
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Informative
Very good. Super informative while you are walking amongst the ruins. Even better was that this tour company kept t
Bryson M
Bryson M
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Excellent experience
We had a fantastic time. Our guide was so knowledgeable and went above and beyond with the history. He also was ver
Moonkisstar77
Moonkisstar77
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Awesome tour!
Amazing tour! Our tour guide Irene is super knowledgeable, friendly and nice! Best beginning of our trip in Greece!
Love6793
Love6793
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Greek cooking lesson
Great experience,Chef was excellent we had time to participate lots of tips .I recommend the course to appreciate t
Lisadjones
Lisadjones
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Wonderful and memorable experience
Wonderful experience! So glad we booked this during our trip to Athens. Maria was our guide and she was friendly, k
sarahm09102
sarahm09102
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Kimon was the best!
Kimon was the best! He is super knowledge and has a great personality for being a tour guide. He knows the area and
Melita B
Melita B
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So glad we chose Athens Walks and this tour!
Artemis was a great guide! We were engaged during the entire tour, perfect combination of history, facts and storie
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ireneeH6796ZM
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Come hungry, leave happy!
Amazing! From the beginning our guide, Irini, was engaging, enlightening, and entertaining! We tasted many local fo
642aubreem
642aubreem
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Very knowledgeable guide!
Anastasia was amazing! So glad we did a guided tour! We did an early morning tour in late September. It still gets
V9680JYkristens
V9680JYkristens
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Delicious dinner with a view
This class was so much fun and the food was delicious! We enjoyed the chef, the food, the view and the company of t
Kpaultexas
Kpaultexas
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Cooking Class Experience
The whole experience was delightful. Chef has a perfect personality for instruction. He is very knowledgeable and e
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Morgan O Reilly
Dublin, Ireland100 contributions
Visiting the acropolis is unmissable but your experience will be so much more enjoyable with a guide. Artemis was fantastic, funny and informative, answered all questions and paced our tour perfectly. The group is also limited to 15 people maximum which is very nice.

It's worth visiting the website to research the different price plans and tour options. It's 55 per person for admission to the acropolis and the 2 hour guided tour but we paid 75 per person for the 2 hour extra hidden Athens tour + picnic, which took in the neighbourhood of plaka and more time to be educated by Artemis. These sound very expensive but are actually quite reasonable as i think all of the tour operators will require you to pay the admission fees of each attraction. Highly recommended.
Written 19 May 2022
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Ana
16 contributions
Friends
We arrived for our Skip the Line Tour about 2 minutes behind bc our taxi took us to the wrong place on accident. So be aware that they do adhere to timeliness. However, the staff was very kind and patient with us. One gentlemen personally led us to the group. Every member in the group had a small lanyard and ear piece so that we could hear our tour guide without needing to strain ourselves or focus over the loud crowds (that was one of my favorite aspects of this tour!). Our guide, Konstantina I believe, was very knowledgeable and patient, always willing to answer questions. The skip the line portion was clearly truly when we were able to immediately skip the giant line already formed by 9 am. For that reason, I would say this tour is worth it! Additionally, there are very fews plaques to explain what every monument or statue means so I would say that investing in a tour guide is a great idea if you want to better appreciate what you are visiting. We visited in July so it was very hot and crowded but Konstantina always made sure to find us a spot in the shade if there was one. This was one of our favorite tours in Athens!
Written 24 July 2022
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Magda
1 contribution
Kimon, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and entertaining. In addition to sharing the intricate history he also included some fun facts and myths about the Acropolis. We took the tour on a very sunny and hot day and he went out of his way to find spots in the shade where we stopped along the way.

The tour started punctually and the listening devices made it very easy to hear everything Kimon was saying.
Written 16 September 2022
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25ko
Glendale, CA32 contributions
Doreena was a great tour guide. So knowledgeable and passionate about the history of the Acropolis. This was definitely a worthwhile tour vs just walking around the ruins without all the context. We had a small group of 7, and the head sets worked well to hear everything. The time of day (3 pm) was perfect - it was warm on the walk up and windy and chilly once up there, and not crowded at all. Doreena gave us good directions as far as where the WCs were located (in the old museum building), where to get some good pictures on the back side, and the two different ways to exit. I liked the option where you turned right instead (vs the way we came up, near the Acropolis Museum), where you will end up at the base of Mars Hill. I would recommend doing that as well for another view of the Acropolis (though be careful of the very slippery rocks). Highly recommend this tour, and well worth the money paid.
Written 30 October 2021
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Athens A
Thank you very much for this detailed and very kind review! We are more than happy to know you had such a memorable and enjoyable time exploring the history of our city! We hope to see you again soon! Yours Sincerely, Doreena
Written 22 December 2021
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LightPacker661685
6 contributions
Our guide was sweet and knowledgeable however did not tailor the 2 hour trip to the fact that there were three teens present. It was a lot of talking, with many facts, and little interaction, which was a shame. As an adult I found it very interesting, and the trip was well organised.
Written 19 April 2022
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Kate P
4 contributions
Family
The guide was knowledgeable and had a lovely way of telling the story. I was surprised that from starting at the shop to finishing the acropolis was less than 2 hours including the walk to it; had expected longer from the advert. Some people went on to the museum with the same guide, but we wanted to explore the acropolis ourselves in more detail. We were given lots of opportunity to ask questions. The headsets were excellent and a must - would have missed a lot of what was said without them. Our group had about 15 people.
Written 5 July 2022
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Relax594888
Olympia, WA3 contributions
Dionysius was our guide and he was wonderful. I learned so much and it made my understanding of the Acropolis so much richer with the context of history he shared. He was fun, funny and always found us shady spots for his sharing and often places to sit for a bit too. It was just the perfect length and I really liked the little headsets that helped hear him with the crowds.
Written 19 September 2022
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laurenhoran15
8 contributions
Having a tour guide for this experience was so helpful and insightful. Helena was very friendly and knowledgeable about everything there was to see. Being provided a headset to hear her talk while walking was so nice, especially with the wind. Highly recommend the later/evening times as it was still hot but there were way less people and the weather was more enjoyable.
Written 16 July 2022
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Nabakka
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates33 contributions
We did this excellent evening tour of the Acropolis with Grigoriou as our guide. Instructions were clear - make sure you select the correct option at checkout (with or without tickets) when you buy and we met at the office and set off from there on time.
Grigoriou was so knowledgeable about every part of the tour and also broke the ascent into small manageable walks which was good for me as I have bad knees!
There was absolutely no queueing when we got there, straight in and lots of opportunities to take photos. It’s 2 and 1/2 hours and you end up at the acropolis so have the opportunity to stay up there to watch the sunset/take more pictures. Such a worthwhile tour, highly recommend!
Written 15 September 2022
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Terry H
1 contribution
Family
The tour was well organized and our guide Zeta was warm, welcoming & knowledgeable. Ancient history, technology and culture became funny and engaging through her stories. We got so much more out of the tour than we would have going alone. An enjoyable way to experience the site of the birth of western civilization.
Written 12 August 2022
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