An Afternoon in Athens

Experience ancient marvels in the afternoon sun: Acropolis and the Parthenon, the Acropolis Museum, and wine tasting

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Duration

Half-Day (16:00-20:30)

Location

Athens

Price

Theme

Archaeology

Runs

Tuesday to Saturday

Meeting Point

Acropolis Metro Station

Admire the Acropolis and the Parthenon, one of the world’s most iconic and recognizable ancient monuments, visit the award-winning Acropolis Museum, and enjoy a taste of renowned Greek hospitality—all in the magical afternoon light. Including an opportunity to sample a selection of Greek wines, this is a great way to experience the best of the Greek capital without having to compromise on a busy schedule — an after-hours version of our bestselling Classical Athens, Classically Greek tour.

Perfect for business travelers, cruise passengers and holidaymakers in transit to or from the islands, this tour takes you on a guided tour of the Acropolis and the Parthenon, includes a tour of the award-winning Acropolis Museum (with your own private tour guide), and gives you the opportunity to enjoy a taste of renowned Greek hospitality.

A fantastic chance to see the magnificent Parthenon bathed in the golden afternoon light, explore the natural landscape that encouraged worship on the site and inspired ancient Greeks to erect the Parthenon, and witness the character of a city that has been inhabited for centuries. Complete with a visit to an authentic old-fashioned wine shop in Plaka to sample Greek wines and discover the bounties of Greece’s time-honored winemaking tradition, this tour is the perfect way to spend an afternoon Athens.

Itinerary

16:00

Meet your guide at the Acropolis Metro Station.

16:00 – 17:30

Take a private guided tour of the Acropolis Museum.

17:30 – 19:00

Visit the Acropolis and the Parthenon.

19:00 – 19:30

Explore Dionysiou Areopagitou Street.

19:30 – 20:15

Sample traditional Greek wine and delicacies at an authentic old-fashioned wine shop.

20:30

Tour ends at the Acropolis Metro Station.

Highlights

Enjoy a private guided tour of the award-winning Acropolis Museum.

Take an afternoon tour of the Acropolis and the Parthenon with a licensed tour guide

Discover the key monuments in the Acropolis archaeological area and learn about the secrets of this ancient sacred ground and the science and artistry that made this magnificent monument possible.

Explore the city’s inimitable character with a guided stroll along Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, which brings together over two millennia of Greek history, from ancient temples to modern apartment buildings.

Sample traditional Greek wines and local fare at an old-fashioned wine shop right at the heart of the city’s most picturesque neighborhood.

What's included

  • Private, state-licensed tour guide
  • Entry fees for the Acropolis & Acropolis Museum
  • Fine Wine tasting

An Afternoon in Athens

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