Acropolis & Sounion
Acropolis, Acropolis Museum & Sounion
DurationFull-Day (09:00 - 17:45)
RunsMonday to Sunday
Meeting PointAcropolis Metro Station
Want to explore Athens in one day? Want to explore more in one day? Discover Greek Culture gives all discerning travelers the opportunity to discover the great history and all the myths surrounding the Greek Capital and its landmarks in the best possible way.
Start your exploration by taking a private guided Acropolis and Acropolis Museum tour along with an expert in the fields of history and archaeology. Then, join us for a unique visit to the coastal area of Attica region, Sounion. There lies the famous Temple of Poseidon and prepare to give yourselves the chance to be in awe of not just the wonders of the site, but also of the breathtaking views to the Aegean Sea this monument offers for centuries.
- 09:00 (Example)
Meet your guide at the Acropolis Metro Station.
- 09:15 – 10:45
Visit the archaeological site of the Acropolis, in search of the little secrets of the Sacred Rock: visual corrections, colors, damaged architectural elements and the stories behind these.
- 10:45 – 11:00
Walk along Dionysiou Areopagitou Street to take in the scenery, characteristic of a city that has been inhabited for centuries: contemporary apartment buildings, neoclassical houses and the Acropolis rock with the Parthenon, the Theater of Dionysus and the Herodeion, the famous Roman Music Hall.
- 11:00 – 12:30
Take a private guided tour of the Acropolis Museum, led by a field expert / licensed archaeologist, for a chance to discover a different experience of the Acropolis of Athens, through artifacts, sculptures, and architectural elements from across the archaeological site.
- 12:30 - 14:00
Enjoy a lunch break at Acropolis Museum Restaurant, while overlooking the Acropolis Rock.
- 14:00 – 15:30
Head to the Temple of Poseidon in Sounion by private vehicle.
- 15:30 – 16:15
Visit the Archaeological Site of Sounion, which is perched atop the headland at Cape Sounion.
- 16:15 – 17:45
Head back to Athens by private vehicle.
*This tour is only upon request.
Discover the key monuments in the Acropolis archaeological site 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 monuments to modern apartment buildings.
Enjoy a private guided tour of the award-winning Acropolis Museum.
Visit the legendary Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounio, discover the myths and legends that surround it and find out why this stunning location has attracted travelers and adventurers for centuries.
- Private, state-licensed tour guide
- Entrance fees to the Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, and the Temple of Poseidon
- Private vehicle at disposal from 14.00 till 18.00
- 500ml bottle of water per participant
- All taxes
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