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Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour

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4.8/5
Price is AU$108per adult

Features

Free cancellation available
4h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Guides required to wear masks
Social distancing
Equipment sanitised between use

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Athens Highlights - in French 08:30

Non-refundable
4h
French

Visit in French: Visit with a French-speaking licensed guide

Languages available

language for Athens Highlights - in French 08:30, offer 1

Starting time

startTime for Athens Highlights - in French 08:30, offer 1
Price is AU$107.95 per ticket, price for 1 Adult is AU$107.95
AU$107.95

Total

Price is AU$107.95

Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour 08:30

Non-refundable
4h
English

Visit in English: With an English-speaking licensed guide

Languages available

language for Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour 08:30, offer 2

Starting time

startTime for Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour 08:30, offer 2
Price is AU$107.95 per ticket, price for 1 Adult is AU$107.95
AU$107.95

Total

Price is AU$107.95

What's included, what's not

  • Expert licensed guide
  • Fun ancient Athens map
  • Entry fees (30 euros per adult)
  • Food or drinks
  • Transfer from/to meeting point
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
  • Entry/Admission - Theatre of Dionysus
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Athena Nike
  • Entry/Admission - Erechtheion
  • Entry/Admission - Parthenon
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient Agora of Athens
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hephaestus

Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if minimum is not met. In the unlikely event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or a full refund.
  • ID card or passport are required for people under the age of 18 for age confirmation
  • Strollers are not allowed at the Acropolis
  • It is recommended to wear a hat and sun cream in summer months (June to Sept)
  • Near public transport
  • As this is a walking tour, comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Wireless Tour Guide Systems will be provided if mandatory. Receivers are thoroughly sanitised between use and all earpieces are single-use (disposable).
  • Ancient Agora of Athens, Adrianou 24, Athina 105 55, Greece
  • Departure time: 8:30 AM

What you can expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Temple of Olympian Zeus, Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas Leoforos Amalias, Athens 105 57 Greece

Located between the Acropolis and the Ilissos river, the colossal Olympeion was one of the greatest ancient temples of Zeus and one of the most famous marble buildings in the ancient World.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Acropolis, Via Dionysiou Areopagitou Str., Athens 105 58 Greece

The greatest and finest sanctuary of ancient Athens, dedicated primarily to its patron, the goddess Athena, has been dominating the centre of the city for millenia. The monuments of the Acropolis (the Parthenon, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechteion, the Propylae, the Theatre of Dionysus,…), all unique masterpieces of ancient architecture, have influenced art and culture for many centuries and stand in harmony with their natural setting.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Theatre of Dionysus, Mitseon 25, Athens 105 58 Greece

Dionysus was the god of wine and grape harvest. The theatre of Dionysus was the oldest to be founded in Athens; it was in this theatre that the unsurpassed works by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes were performed for the first time.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Dionysiou Areopagitou Acropolis, Athens 10558 Greece

The Temple of Athena Nike was dedicated to the goddesses Athena and Nike. Nike was the goddess of victory in Greek mythology, and Athena was worshipped in this form, representative of being victorious in war. It is said that the cult statue of the goddess at the temple had no wings so that she would never leave Athens.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens 10558 Greece

The Erechtheion is an ancient Greek temple constructed on the Acropolis of Athens in order to house the ancient wooden cult statue of Athena and generally glorify the great city at the height of its power and influence.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Parthenon, Acropolis Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 105 58 Greece

The Parthenon is temple that dominates the hill of the Acropolis at Athens. It was built in the mid-5th century BCE and dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena Parthenos (“Athena the Virgin”). The temple is generally considered to be the culmination of the development of the Doric order, the simplest of the three Classical Greek architectural orders.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ancient Agora of Athens, Adrianou 24, Athens 105 55 Greece

The Agora was the heart of ancient Athens, the focus of political, commercial, administrative and social activity, the religious and cultural centre, and the seat of justice.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Temple of Hephaestus, 24 Adrianou St. Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens 105 55 Greece

The magnificent temple of Hephaestus, one of the best preserved ancient temples in the world, was the place of worship for two important deities for many merchants and shop owners of the Ancient Agora: god Hephaestus, protector of all metallurgists, and goddess Athena Ergani, protecting all potters and the cottage industries.

Duration: 30 minutes

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear and equipment sanitised between use

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Athens Greece

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens 105 57, Greece
    • Athens Greece

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