The Acropolis: A Walk Through History

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

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Duration

Half-Day (10:00 - 12:00)

Location

Athens

Price

From €270 (1 adult +1 kid)

Theme

Young Explorers

Runs

Monday to Sunday

Meeting Point

Acropolis Metro station

From competition between Gods to theater festivals, early medicine, and epic monuments, this tour brings the Acropolis to life and is the perfect way to introduce youngsters to the myths and wonders of ancient Athens. Includes a tour of the Parthenon and the Acropolis archaeological area.

This tour is designed for ages 6-11 — but it’s guaranteed fun for the whole family!

A great way to introduce younger guests to the Greek capital’s most important ancient monuments and give them a glimpse of life in this bustling metropolis of the ancient world. The tour touches on key themes including democracy, ancient architecture, art and worship—and of course, the ancient Athenians behind it all. An interactive narrative and fun activities encourage young guests to engage history on their own terms, allowing them to make meaningful connections between the past and the present.

Take a guided tour of the Acropolis archaeological area and get a glimpse into its colorful past through fun stories and anecdotes.

Visit the Parthenon and other major sites including the Theatre of Dionysus and the Sanctuary of Asclepius, and learn about the lasting significance through the centuries.

Learn about ancient medicine and architecture, get to know the rowdy antics of ancient theatergoers and discover the exciting world of Greek mythology.

Young guests will have the opportunity to be part of the interactive tour narrative, play games, and exercise their creativity!

Itinerary

10:00

Meet your guide at Acropolis Metro Station.

Part 1

Entrance to the South Slope of the Acropolis.

Part 2

Theatre of Dionysus.

Part 3

Sanctuary of Asclepius.

Part 4

The Archaic Spring House.

Part 5

Propylaea.

Part 6

Erechtheion.

Part 7

The Parthenon.

12:00

Tour ends at the Acropolis Metro Station.

Highlights

Designed for children, with an emphasis on fun experiential learning.

Interactive narrative and games that encourage young guests to explore the sites and topics on their own terms.

Well-paced, guided tour of the Parthenon and Acropolis archaeological area, with stops at all the key monuments, including the Theatre of Dionysus and the Sanctuary of Asclepius.

Explore the origins of democracy and learn about early medicine and ancient theater in a simple, easy-to-engage-with way.

Learn about ancient Greek history and culture through fascinating myths and fun stories about the ancient world!

What's included

  • Special child friendly tour appropriate for ages 6-11 y.o.
  • Private, state-licensed tour guide
  • Entry fees to the Acropolis Archaeological site
  • Educational fun activity at the Acropolis site

The Acropolis: A Walk Through History

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