Taking private tours in the Acropolis is one of the best experiences you will have in Athens. It is one of the most known sites in Athens, if not the most known, and one of the most visited places in the world. At the very center of the city, the rock of the Acropolis dominates the urban landscape. This is the most important area of the city you will visit. With monuments of pivotal importance for the development of western civilization, it is a must-see, that we highly recommend, site for every visitor of the Greek capital.
Find yourselves in front of the Parthenon, the magnificent temple of Athena. Also, learn more about the political past of Athens and the way democracy was established in this city. Additionally, discover myths and legends associated with the ruins of the Acropolis. Be astounded by the panoramic view of the modern city of Athens.
Parthenon, Acropolis Private Tours
Exclusive Private Tours
Enjoy either an exclusive tour to Acropolis or combine it with several other activities and tours such as visiting the Acropolis Museum, Ancient Agora, City Tour, Plaka, or enjoying food tours, and meals. Dedicating time to exploring the city is the best way to enjoy your stay in Athens, that you will remember forever.
A private tour by our licensed guides, rather than crowded tours, is a unique way to discover the monuments of Acropolis, one of the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Also, during your tour, you will understand the historic significance of the Acropolis monuments. Moreover, be in awe in front of monuments such as the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaea, and the Athena Nike Temple. Additionally, you will enjoy a magnificent view of other significant sights of Athens.
Below Acropolis, you will see the Herod Atticus Odeon, the Ancient Agora, and the seven picturesque hills surrounding the ancient city of Athens. All the hills are visible from Acropolis! Pnyx, Hill of the Nymphs, Areopagus or Mars hill, Philopappou or Mouson hill, Lycabettus).
Highlights of the Acropolis Tours:
- Theater of Dionysus
- Temple of Athena Nike
- Acropolis Museum
The Acropolis Private Tour
Entering by the south slope of the Acropolis, you’ll start your tour with the Dionysus Theater before you climb up the slope leading to the Acropolis complex. Also, the panoramic view of the city gives you the opportunity for amazing Instagram photos. After the Theatre, you will get to see the Odeon of Herodes Atticus from above and have great photographs while hearing about the history of the monument. Climb for a few more minutes and get to the Propylaea.
Propylaea, The Acropolis Entrance
The Majestic entrance of Acropolis Athens. Also, if you look up to your right you will see the Temple Of Nike. Just watching the amazing entrance of Propylaea is a great treat! Enormous structure with unique architectural beauty gives you a hint about what you are about to see once you enter Acropolis!
The Parthenon and the Erechtheion
Subsequently, passing the Propylaea you will see the Parthenon at all his glory! The magnificent Temple, a wonder of architecture and sculpture, the crown jewel of Athens stands for 3000 years! The words are poor to describe the beauty and the harmony of the Temple. Truly one of the monuments that when you see up close does not disappoint! Meanwhile, to your left is Erechtheion with the portico of the Cariads. Erechtheion is the most important sanctuary on the Acropolis hill and hosts most of the myths and legends of Athens!
Also, this is the Place that Poseidon and Athens fought in order for the Athenians to decide which god is going to give the name to the city! Poseidon gave to Acropolis water and Athena the olive tree! Athena won!
There is still a well that you can hear the sea! Hear from your private guide all the myths and the stories from one of the world’s most admired landmarks! The place that Democracy was born!
- Enjoy a private guided tour to the Acropolis by our experts and licensed tour guides.
- Be fascinated by the myths, the stories, and the fun facts related to the Acropolis Hill.
- Learn about the historical figures that left their distinct footprint on the Acropolis!
- Discover the various functional roles of the Acropolis across the centuries.
- Admire Parthenon the architectural wonder of the western civilization
- Learn everything about Erechtheion and Panathenaea
- Acropolis Museum Tour
- Tours scheduled daily, ideal for the 1st time visitors of Athens!
Most importantly, Acropolis is a monument with unique importance in western civilization. Of course, you can visit it on your own or with a large shared tour. You will find out once you are at the top that these choices are not the best ones. Only with a licensed guide, you can understand the importance of the monument. How it was built, how it was robbed from its sculptures.
Also, most times of the year the hill is crowded, with a private tour you have the chance to organize your time to get there in the early morning or in the afternoon and marvel at the sunset.
Above all, along with Acropolis, you will visit the new and amazing Acropolis museum. The new architectural jewel of Athens builds exclusively to host all the findings from the Acropolis hill. Designed by renowned Swiss architect Bernard Tschumi and notable Greek architect Michalis Photiadis, the Acropolis Museum captivates guests on approach. Its seamless modern lines elegantly incorporate artifacts exclusively from the Acropolis, and excavations are also visible under glass floors and walkways.
The marbled surviving treasures are impressively displayed with the use of natural light, situated on a modernist open layout. Panoramic views top the experience. With your expert guide, wander through the museum’s fascinating collection of statues, monuments, artifacts, and antiquities from the Ancient Greek era. As you explore the museum, learn about the rich history of the Acropolis as well as the Ancient Greeks themselves. Also, see the incredible excavation through the glass floors, and admire breathtaking views of the Acropolis from the balcony.
Acropolis Museum Tour
During your tour to the Acropolis Museum, you’ll find out how Athenians lived from the Golden Age of antiquity. Learn everything about their everyday lives as you explore through the exhibits. Their personal stories are hidden in the things they left behind, the artifacts that we encounter at the Acropolis Museum today. Through a series of fun hands-on games and activities, led by our expert guide, you will really discover what life in ancient Athens was like and see the similarities – if any – with life nowadays.
As you put the pieces together and complete the fun activities in the Acropolis Museum, you’ll learn a lot about ancient Greek history and culture. When you’ve finished this Acropolis Museum adventure, you’ll know what made ancient Athens so special, and you’ll understand, too, the modern relevance of its crowning glory, the Acropolis.
Selection Of Acropolis Private Tours:
- Acropolis and Acropolis Museum Guided walking Private tour
- Acropolis and Museum, Guided Private Evening Tour
- Ancient Agora, Acropolis Athens, and the Agora Museum Private Tour
- Acropolis and Acropolis Museum, Athens Guided Tour with Lunch
- Athens Greek Gods Tour, Mythology and Legends
- Acropolis Athens and Museum, Guided Private Evening Tour with Dinner