The tour starts at the lively area of Monastiraki square, in the heart of Athens where you will discover iconic landmarks, the Flea Market, lots of souvenir shops, and traditional tavernas all under the majestic eye of the Acropolis.
Plaka & Anafiotika: The Neighborhood of the Gods
Enter the most unique part of the city and discover with your knowledgeable local tour leader, its tranquil, picturesque and mystic hidden corners. Anafiotika is located on a hill above Plaka district; for a while, forget the city sounds and get the feeling that you are walking through the alleys of a Cycladic island however, with a history of over 3.000 years! Stroll around the little alleys and admire the white washed cubic houses with bright painted shutters and beautifully carved wooden doors, a typical Cycladic architecture!
Connect the dots between “yesterday” and “today” by letting your tour leader unveil unknown parts of history and significant details on historical buildings, beautiful old chapels and numerous monuments. Create memories that will stay with you forever and…always have your camera ready!
Find hidden gems of unspoiled beauty and magnificent views and learn secrets unknown even to many Athenians.
After the first part of the tour, you will be introduced to your guide for the Acropolis part of the tour and you’ll have a chance to get a snack or a drink before the second part of the tour begins.
Entering on the south slope of the Acropolis, you’ll visit the Dionysus Sanctuary and Dionysus Theater before you walk up the slope leading to the Acropolis monuments. Panoramic views of the city will be perfect for Instagram-ready photos.
During your tour, you’ll gain insight into the significance of the historic monuments of Acropolis, including the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaea, the Nike Temple as well as other significant sights of Athens including the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Ancient Agora, the National Observatory of Athens and the city’s scenic hills: Filoppapos, Mars, and Pnyx.
The tour ends on top of the Acropolis.
Prices per person
For less or more participants please contact us in order to offer you flexible rates.Less
This tour is available all year,daily, and you can select your date during the booking process. We’ll then get back to you with the confirmation.
·This tour is scheduled daily.
·Pre booking is mandatory at least one day prior to the tour date. Reservations made 24 hours or less from the tour date will be subject to availability.
·Itineraries are fixed and cannot be altered
·Our tours take place in all weather, rain or shine
If you don’t find any dates that are suitable for you, just get in touch by phone or email and we’ll let you know if anything can be arranged. We always do our best to get the experience that suits you best.
Comfortable casual shoes - clothing.
Backpack with bottle of water.
Sunscreen especially during summer period.
Meeting time : (Morning) 11.30 am Year-round/Daily (see block out dates below).
(Afternoon) 3.15 pm May 15 to Aug 31/Daily except Monday (see block out dates below).
2.45 pm Sep 01 to 30/Daily except Monday.
-the tour is operated in reverse order: first the Museum visit and then the Acropolis- 1.45 pm Oct 01 to Oct 15/Daily (see block out dates below).
-the tour is operated in reverse order: first the Museum visit and then the Acropolis.
Your guide, holding an sign, will be waiting for you in front of the little chapel located in the center of Monastiraki Square right across the exit of Monastiraki Metro Station. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the given departure time.
Final time and information will be advised by sms or email one (1) day before the departure of your tour.
BLOCK OUT DATES
·January 1st - New Year's Day
·March 25th - National Holiday
·May 1st - Labor Day
·May 2nd - Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday
·December 25th and 26th - Christmas
Note: On Greek Orthodox Good Friday, April 30th the tour will start one hour later (at 10:30 am) due to the late opening of the Archaeological sites.
Basic physical condition.Light walking is nessecery.Walking pace , moderate , walking time 1 hour.
Please let us know if you have any food allergies or food intolerances.
Children need to be accompanied by an adult.
Participants should feel comfortable in walking and able to walk.
For any tour, it is required a minimuum number of participations in order to be materialized. In case of less participants, our travel agency has the right to cancel the tour or to postpone the date in another with more participants.Last day of information about the materialisation of the tour can be 1 day before departure as some new last minute - bookings or cancelations can influence the tour.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the prebooked tour.
·All cancellations must be made by email in writing to the Trigilidas travel by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
·Especially for 2021, for the small group tours, you receive a 100% refund if you cancel a reservation up to two hours prior to the start time of the tour.
All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned.
Social distancing is maintained in vehicles up to 65% of the total capacity per vehicle ( taxi-minivan-minibus-bus)
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds.
Masks are required, please bring your own..