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Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour

  • Mythological tour of Athens’ ancient sites
  • Hear stories about ancient Greek daily life and beliefs
  • Exploring the ruins with a storytelling guide puts the sites in context
Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour
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Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour
Discover Athens architecture though ancient Greek gods and heroes on a tour that blends real-world buildings with the stories that inspired them. Your guide will handle navigation, and tell you about ancient Greek society as you stroll through the Acropolis, visit temples dedicated to Zeus and Hephaestus, and tour the Keramikos Cemetery. It’s a great all-ages introduction to ancient Greece and includes many of Athens’ top sites.
What to Expect
Make your way to a central location in Athens, where you’ll join a guide and small group for a walking tour of the city’s ancient landmarks. Hear the story of Athens from the city’s founding to its Golden Age, battles, and rebirth, and meet the key characters of Greek mythology. As you walk through the city, you’ll take in the main sites of ancient Athens, but also lesser-known gems that are often overlooked.

In the Acropolis itself, see the Parthenon, the Theater of Dionysus, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and the Sanctuary of Asklepios. From there, take in the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the ancient Agora, the Temple of Hephaestus, and the Keramikos Cemetery, filled with historic graves and crumbling ruins. After a half day of exploring, this tour concludes at a central location in Athens.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
The best way to visit the historical sites of Athens

Our tour guide Nikos was very knowledgeable in Greek Mythology and made our visit even more interesting by sharing those stories with us along the way. We loved this tour!

Thank monica f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great Way to Visit the Parthenon

This was a great introduction to the history of Athens. The tour took place over 4 hours, and even though there was a lot of walking, I hardly noticed due to the stops on the way, where our very knowledgeable guide would give us info...More

Thank OniGaijan
Reviewed 1 week ago
Disappointed. The price of this visit is very expensive reported at the benefit

The 55 euros/ person doesn't include the ticket to enter to the touristic objectives. When we arrived at the meeting point we have been informed that we have to buy the tickets for entrance. When we have booked this activity on their internet site, this...More

2  Thank caanei
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great overview of ancient Athens

This was a great introduction to Athens. Hearing these connection to mythology was good because so much of the ancient cultures was based on it. Our guide spoke excellent English and answered all of our questions. It was very hot the day we went and...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Well worth it to see the sites with someone that can bring it to life!!!

Our guide was amazing!! Highly recommend this tour!!! Did the Acropolis and Mythology tour in the morning and the Acropolis Museum in the afternoon. Long day, but well worth it even with 3 grown boys...

Thank Joe G
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2 August 2018|
Response from Todd L |
I see the tour starts a 9 am but what time does it finish?
31 July 2018|
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Response from Catherine O | Reviewed this property |
Your confirmation should tell you where to meet. Ours met in front of the Temple of Zeus.
Mishua H
23 July 2018|
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Response from Catherine O | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was a solid 4.5 hours
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