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Enjoy the exploration of the Acropolis’ ruins accompanied by stories and century old legends. According to mythology, the goddess Athena becomes the protector of the city and therefore carries her name. Walk through history and experience the greatness of the legendary monuments and temples. On top of it, you get rewarded with a breathtaking panoramic view of Athens. By visiting the Acropolis with this early morning Acropolis tour, you avoid big crowds and high temperatures during summer.
No visit to ancient Athens would be complete without knowing the founding myth of the city. This myth is about the battle of the gods Poseidon and Athena that took place at the top of the Acropolis. Hear this compelling legend at the place where it took place and witness the remains that still can be seen!
In addition to the packed mythological past of the Acropolis, the site is also part of UNESCO. This emphasizes that the Acropolis is of great cultural value. The world-famous monuments on the hill were originally built in the fifth century BC. In this heyday of Athens, the finest artists gathered in Athens in order to create the Parthenon and the Erechteion. Admire these temples up close and experience that there is not even one straight line in the Parthenon temple! Feel the grandeur of the Parthenon; experience the architectural value as well as the cultural background of the temple.
During an Acropolis tour, our Dutch or German-speaking guide will not only take you to the top but also along the monuments on the southern slope. Experience here the ancient theatre of Dionysos, and learn about the foundations of medicine. Apart from that, admire the restored Roman concert hall where you can still see great artists such as Sting or Patti Smith perform during summer. The Acropolis is thus in many ways the iconic symbol of Athens.
What represents Athens better than taking a glimpse into the past of the great monuments on the Acropolis? Come with us and be enchanted by the highlights of historical and mythical Athens during our Acropolis tour in Dutch or German!
Would you like to combine the Acropolis with the Acropolis museum? Good idea! Check out our Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Tour.
- See the Parthenon, the Erechteion and the Nike Temple from up close
- Pass through the monumental entrance gate “the Propylaea”
- Experience the theatre of Dionysus
- See the Asklepieion: one of the first hospitals in Athens
- Encounter the Roman concert hall: the Odeion of Herodus Atticus
- Enjoy a 360° view of Athens
Under 18 (EU)
✔ 2-hour guided tour in Dutch or German
✔ State-licensed tour guide/ archaeologist
✔ Skip-the-line entry
✔ Small group (max. 8 persons)
✖ Entrance fees
✖ Hotel pickup and drop-off
Metro station Acropolis
Finding your Guide: Your guide carries a sign that says "Little Owl Tours"