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Starts in: Athens | Available: Every day (varies seasonally)
Guided Tour
4 hours tour
English
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$65/ person
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Tour Highlights

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Explore the historical landmarks of Athens (Acropolis, Olympian Zeus’ Temple, the Ancient Agora and the temple of Hephaestus)

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Learn about Greek gods and heroes, and how modern Greek society is still influenced by them

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Understand the Ancient Greek society and what made Athens one of the greatest cities of the world and a cradle of civilization

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Enjoy spectacular views and discover hidden ancient corners of Athens with an insider local guide

Why we chose this tour

Our experience rich Myths and Gods of Athens Tour will take you on a journey through the Athens of Greek Mythology. Available every day with guaranteed departures during most of the year, your guide, a hand-picked local expert in story-telling, will take you on a journey through this unique city, one of the greatest in the world, a foundation for modern civilisation. You'll learn about the Greek gods and myths, as they are brought to life in the places where history happened, and discover how they are still important in modern-day Greek society. Visit some of the city's most iconic sites, such as the Acropolis, Olympian Zeus’ Temple, the Ancient Agora and the temple of Hephaestus. The Myths and Gods of Athens Tour presents Athens unlike a typical tour, and provides an experience that you will long remember.


Our Myths and Gods of Athens Tour is a journey into the past, a true experience and unique way to experience this great city. Your guide, a local story-teller, will lead you on a trip through the most important historical landmarks of Athens to remember forever. You’ll visit the Temple of Olympian Zeus which has served for centuries as the unofficial entry point to Athens, and will serve as the entry point into the world of Greek Mythology for this tour. Continuing to the Theater of Dionysus and the Acropolis, visit the Temple of Athena Nike, the Temple of Erechtheion, the Propylaia and the impressive Parthenon. Hearing about the Greek Gods and Heroes such as the almighty Zeus, Poseidon, God of the Sea, Dionysus, God of Wine, Athena, Goddess of Wisdom and protector of Athens, you’ll hear the famous stories, see where the legends happened, and find out what truths can be found behind these myths.

At the Ancient Agora, the birthplace of democracy, where great philosophers such as Socrates spoke about global truths, you’ll see the Hephaisteion, the most Greece’s most perfectly preserved temple, and hear the tales of more legends, such as those of Theseus and the Minotaur, the jealous wife of Zeus, Hera and Aphrodite, Goddess of love and beauty. Along the way, you’ll understand how Athens started, how it rose to become one of the most important cities in the world, and how its influence over modern world-culture happened, with the city retaining a unique reputation around the world until this day. Available every day for most of the year, and several days a week during the winter months, our Myths and Gods of Athens Tour is available with guaranteed departures, and the Tourist Journey quality guarantee. Prepare to be blown away and inspired by the tales of Athens old and new.

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Itinerary - Myths and Gods of Athens Tour

8:30 Meet at the main entrance of the Temple of Zeus
  • Meet your guide at the Temple of Zeus, and start your Myths and Gods tour of Athens
Guided tour of the Landmarks of Athens
  • Discover the myths behind the greatest landmarks in Athens. During your tour you will visit the famous landmarks of Athens such as the Theater of Dionysus, the Acropolis, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Temple of Erechtheion, the Propylaia and of course, the marvelous Parthenon.
12:30 The tour finishes in the Monastiraki area (Ancient Agora)
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Important Details

Includes
Licensed guide 
Fun ancient Athens map
Excludes
Lunch and drinks
Entrance fees (approx $35 per person)
Personal expenses
Tips
Travel insurance
What to Bring
Hat
Sunscreen
Water
Walking shoes
Includes
Entrance fees: For this tour you will need a special combo ticket (April-October) which you can get with your guide without any queuing. Please do not purchase any tickets to the Acropolis beforehand as they may not be deducted from the combo price ticket.
Children under 6 years are free of charge
NB: All times are approximated
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