The Myths and Wonders of Ancient Athens

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The Myths and Wonders of Ancient Athens

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An All-Ages Family Tour of the Parthenon and the Acropolis Archaeological Area

Visiting Places: Acropolis & the Parthenon, Archaic Spring House, Sanctuary of Asclepius, theatre of Dionysus, Acropolis Museum

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Activity Description

Using activities, games, storytelling, and art, this tour offers a glimpse of life in a bustling metropolis of the ancient world: From competitions between gods to monumental architecture, early medicine, and theatre festivals, it brings the Acropolis to life and is the perfect way to introduce youngsters to the myths and wonders of ancient Athens and inspire in adults a renewed fascination with the marvels of antiquity.

Special Features:

  • An all-ages family tour, specifically designed for families with children
  • Experiential learning activities for younger guests
  • Led by specially trained museum educators and licensed archaeologists
  • An archaeologist-led guided tour of the award-winning Acropolis Museum
  • Ancient sites come to life through fun games and engaging activities
  • Specially designed tour pack for each of our young guests
  • Includes a break for snacks and refreshments (no extra cost) at the Acropolis Museum
  • The program is also available including the learning activities at the Acropolis Rock only

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Activity Snapshot

Start time: 9.30am daily | All year, weather permitting.

Duration: 3 hours

Meeting Point: Acropolis Metro Station (meeting/ending)

Group Size: Min. 2 max 20 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, French and Spanish. More languages are available upon request. 

Included: Licensed archeologist, all entrance fees, coffee break/break for snacks and refreshments. 

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

Note: Optional private transfer to and from the meeting point is available upon request. This is a private tour for families. This exclusive tour is closed to the public and is offered on demand.

Prices: Infants 0-2 yrs: Free of charge | See Prices as noted. For every extra child on the designated packages, the cost is +EUR 20. For every extra adult, +EUR30. Please add the package closer to your group and specify persons in the forms that follow - if prices won't change , don't worry. We will charge you the remaining fee once booking is confirmed. 

Vendor: DGC

Why we like it

A great tour pace to accommodate younger explorers, this is a great day out for the whole family!

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
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