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, which gives parents and children the best possible experience of Athens' ancient heritage

Visiting Places: All major sights including the Parthenon and the Erechtheion at the Acropolis, the Sanctuary of Asclepius, the Theatre of Dionysus and the Acropolis Museum.
Duration: Half day

*Prices here are for the period 1 November 2017 - 31 March 2018

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Ideal for younger explorers, this is a great day out for the whole family!

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

  • Tour specifically designed for families with children.

  • Experiential learning activities for younger guests.

  • Tour segments and activities can be adapted to cater for specific ages.

  • Led by specially trained museum educators and licensed archaeologists.

  • An archaeologist-led guided tour of the award-winning Acropolis Museum.

  • Specially designed tour pack for each young guest.

  • Includes a break for snacks and refreshments (no extra cost) at the Acropolis Museum.

Activity Snapshot

Start time: 9:30am daily | All year, weather permitting.

Duration: 4 hours

Meeting Point: Acropolis Metro Station (meeting/ending)

Group Size: Tour suitable for groups of min. 2 , max 20 persons. This tour does not run in shared groups. 

Pace: Easy, Walking

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: This is a private tour for families. Optional private transfer to and from the meeting point is available upon request. Prices: Please contact us if you can't find your Group Type from the drop-down menu. Every extra child +€20 , every extra adult +€30. Prices valid for 1st November 2017- 31st March 2018. Prices after 31st March 2018 are subject to change. Please contact us for further details. 

Young Travelers: Infants 0-2 yrs: Free of charge. Tour ideally suited for ages 6-11. Specially designed tour pack for all young guests. 


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.

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