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The Acropolis: A Walk Through History

An introduction
to the myths and wonders
of ancient Athens
for younger guests

Culture for the real world

Mother and kid looking the Parthenon, one of the most important monuments in Athens, Greece

From competition between Gods to theater festivals, early medicine, and epic monuments, this family-friendly tour brings the Acropolis to life and is the perfect way to introduce youngsters to the myths and wonders of ancient Athens.

The Acropolis: A Walk Through History is designed for younger guests and features an itinerary that showcases the Greek capital’s most important ancient monuments and offers kids—and grownups!—a glimpse of life in a bustling metropolis of the ancient world. The tour touches on key themes like democracy, architecture, theater, and the gods and, of course, the Athenians behind it all. The interactive narrative and specially designed fun activities encourage children to engage history on their own terms, allowing them to make meaningful connections between the past and the present that will enhance their understanding of both ancient history and modern life.

This tour is ideally suited for ages 6 – 11.

View of the Parhenon, at the Acropolis of Athens, Greece

Get a glimpse into the Parthenon’s colorful past through stories and anecdotes with our fun guided tour.

The Asclepieion of Athens, at the Acropolis
Acropolis of Athens (Yiorgis Yerolymbos Photography)

Explore some of the top monuments of ancient Athens and discover their fascinating stories with a wander through the archaeological area of the Acropolis, accompanied by a tour guide.

Visit the Theatre of Dionysus and learn about the importance of theater in ancient Greece and about the often-bizarre customs and habits of ancient theatergoers.

View of the Theatre of Dionysus at the Acropolis of Athens

the route

The Acropolis: A Walk Through History

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