Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Athens

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from$63.37
4.8 out of 5

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History & Myth meet in Athens! Discover the greatest landmarks of Athens & their surrounding myths! Enjoy a unique mythological tour, suitable for all ages, that will help you understand how Athens became the mythical city we know today.
If there’s one landmark you should visit in Athens, it’s the Acropolis. But why not do it in an original and fun way, by discovering the myths surrounding the major monuments of the Ancient City?From the birth of the glorious city, through its Golden Age all the way to its downfall to the Spartan armies, this unconventional city tour will reveal the wonderful stories of Greek mythology, but also their true meaning and the historical facts behind them. You will visit all the most emblematic sites of Ancient Athens, but also less known ones, rarely visited by tourists, yet which hide marvelous treasures.Sites visited: The Acropolis (Parthenon, Theater of Dionysus, Temple of Athena Nike, Temple of Erechtheion, Sanctuary of Asclepius), Olympian Zeus Temple, Ancient Agora, Temple of Hephaestus, Ancient Keramikos Cemetery.Tour Highlights: Explore all the major landmarks of ancient Athens in 4 hours. Learn about Greek Gods and Heroes and discover what really hides behind the universal myths. Understand the Ancient Greek society and what made Athens one of the greatest cities of the world and a beacon of civilisation. Enjoy spectacular views and discover hidden ancient corners.

What’s included

  • Walking tour
  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Popular choice with kids
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Excellent value for money
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