Classical Athens, Classically Greek

Wine and History in the shadow of the Acropolis

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Duration

Half-Day (09:00 - 13:15)

Location

Athens

Price

From 200€ per person for 4 persons

Theme

Archaeology

Runs

Monday to Saturday

Meeting Point

Acropolis Metro Station

Visit the Acropolis and the Parthenon, one of the world’s most iconic landmarks, take a private guided tour of the Acropolis Museum with a licensed archaeologist tour guide, and sample traditional Greek wine and delicacies at an authentic old-fashioned wine shop in Plaka. This could just be the perfect Athens tour.

The perfect way to experience the Acropolis archaeological site and discover the history and secrets of the Parthenon, with private guided tours of the grounds and the Acropolis Museum. The tour also includes an opportunity to enjoy a taste of renowned Greek hospitality, including a chance to sample a selection of traditional Greek wines.

 

 

Itinerary

09:00

Meet your guide at the Acropolis Metro Station.

09:15 – 10:45

Visit  the archaeological site of the Sacred Rock, in search of the little secrets of the 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 – 12:15

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.

12:15 – 13:15

Sample traditional Greek wine and delicacies, at an authentic old-fashioned wine store, housed in the old Plaka district. The owners are veritable oenophiles and will be eager to give you a warm welcome as they share the bounties of Greece’s time-honored winemaking tradition.

13:15

Ending Point: Acropolis Metro Station

Highlights

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.

Private guided tour of the award-winning Acropolis Museum.

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

What's included

  • Private, state-licensed tour guide
  • Entrance fees to the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum
  • Wine tasting

Classical Athens, Classically Greek

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