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Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour

From US$68,80
  • 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
From US$68,78
Discover Athens architecture though ancient Greek gods and heroes on a tour that blends real-world buildings with the stories that inspired them. Learn about ancient Greek society as you stroll through the Acropolis, visit temples to Zeus and Hephaestus, and tour the Keramikos Cemetery. A fun mix of storytelling and history makes this a great all-ages introduction to ancient Greece while you explore some of Athens’ top sites.
What to Expect
Make your way to a central location in Athens, then 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 mythological Greece. 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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1 - 5 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Comprehensive and Interesting

The tour was fantastic - it took 4 1/2 hours and was time well spent. Our tour guide was Alexandra, who was clearly very knowledgeable about the sites and was very friendly and patient. Our 8-year old was interested the whole time, but she was...More

3  Thank _starbabyf4g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Unreal scenery

I absolutely loved out time in Athens, this tour was fantastic and really was -as the title says- a mythological tour. Great value!

1  Thank _abigail_tremblay
Reviewed 15 March 2018
The best way to learn about Athens with the Mythological tour

When I went to Athen in January, I decided to join this Mythological Tour. I like to group size being small. We only had 5 people including myself in the tour. My tour guide is Taytothta and she spoke fluent English. Based on my understand...More

Thank SamLeung008
Reviewed 26 February 2018
Not to be missed if you want to understand the sites

Tour took 5 hours not 4 - there was only 8 in our group which was great - guide was exceptionally enthusiastic and knowledgeable and was able to answer all questions asked. I personally had no idea about Greek Mythology but came away quite fascinated....More

Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed 25 February 2018
A mythological view of Athens

God and goddesses were not the nicest and honest people obviously. We learned that during a very interesting slow pace tour of the main ancient monument of Athens. Our guide was very knowledgeable and very nice. Her French (our native language) perfect. A very good...More

1  Thank Anne M
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