A Taste of Classical Athens and Classical Greece

acropolis museum
athens must see
day tour
acropolis museum
athens must see
day tour

A Taste of Classical Athens and Classical Greece

from 70.00

This half-day tour is an introductory tour of the Classical Athenian culture, perfect for first time visitors. 

Visiting Places: Acropolis & the Parthenon, Acropolis Museum, Traditional Wine Store OR Private Historical House.
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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Activity Description

A chance to visit the Acropolis, one of the world’s most iconic landmarks, and to enjoy a taste of renowned Greek produce and hospitality. This half-day tour is ideal for both business and leisure travelers who want to make the most of their precious time on the ground, as well as for those wanting to get a unique taste of Athens whilst waiting for flight or ferry connections to the islands or other destinations.

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Special features

  • Tour the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum with a licensed archeologist.
  • Taste traditional Greek wines and local produce at an old-fashioned wine store (Friday-Wednesday).
  • Savour Greek hospitality over coffee and traditional sweet at a neoclassical Athenian mansion (Thursdays only).
  • Enjoy a guided stroll down luxurious Dionysiou Aeropagitou Street and take in some of the city's most beautiful architecture. 

Why we like it

It's a great introductory tour, covering the 'must' list of the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum with a snapshot of classical Athens, ideal for first time travellers or visitors with limited free time. The guide young, enthusiastic and a database of amazing stories, going beyond the typical 'archeological tour'. 

Activity Snapshot

Start time: 9am daily | All year.

Duration: 4 hours, ending 1:15pm (approx.)

Meeting Point: Acropolis Metro Station (meeting/ending)

Group size:  Max 14 persons.

Pace: Easy, Walking (* The Greek terrain is often hilly, in the countryside and in urban areas alike. If you have mobility issues or special requirements, please contact us and let us know in advance. We’ll provide you with additional accessibility information and do our best to find a suitable solution.)

Spoken Language: English, Greek, German, French and Spanish. 

Included: Licensed archeologist, all entrance fees, wine sampling OR coffee and loukoumia. Optional private transfer to and from the meeting point may be available upon request

Excluded: Other Food & Drinks, Transport to/from meeting points unless otherwise mentioned, Gratuities (Optional)

Note: This tour is for private groups between 2 and 14 individuals. This exclusive tour is closed to the public and is offered on demand, regardless of whether or not a group tour is scheduled for that day.

Discounts for Young Travellers: Infants 0-2 yrs: Free of charge | Children 2-12 yrs: 50% discount | Children 13-18 yrs: 20% discount

Vendor: DGC

Cancellation policy

Cancellations up to 14 days in advance: 50% refundable; cancellations less than 14 days before the tour start date and no-shows: no refunds

Additional Info

  • Confirmation to be received as soon as possible (within 24 hours from booking)  
  • You can present either a print out or an electronic booking confirmation for this activity
  • Complete information on Vendor, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be sent with your Booking Confirmation. The TravelPorter hand-picks the most remarkable, experienced and reliable vetted professionals for a pleasant experience from booking to completion. 

What people say about this experience

"I came to Athens for a business trip and just had one day off. The Taste of Greece tour was perfect! Not only for the itinerary, but mainly because my guides were true EXPERTS! Soritis and Paulina gave me a master class about Greek history and culture. And not only that…the wine tasting was excellent! If you have the chance, go for it."