Guided tour

3-Hour Athens Sightseeing & Acropolis Including Entry Ticket

Activity provider: Key Tours
Guided tour

3-Hour Athens Sightseeing & Acropolis Including Entry Ticket

Activity provider: Key Tours
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From US$ 56.71 per person

Likely to sell out

Explore the famous sites of Athens on this comprehensive bus tour and walk in the footsteps of ancient and modern Greeks. Minimize your carbon footprint with a tour that offsets its gas emissions.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 3.5 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Free pick-up service is also available from the majority of centrally located hotels in Athens and takes place approximately 1 hour before the tour departure time. Alternatively, you can meet at the tour operator's office 15 minutes before the tour departure time.
Private group available


  • Experience the best of ancient and modern Athens on a half-day sightseeing tour
  • Visit the home of the first modern Olympic Games at Panathinaiko Stadium
  • Marvel at the Catholic Cathedral, St. Paul’s Church, and the Russian Orthodox Church
  • Travel back to Athens' ancient past, high atop the Acropolis
  • Benefit from free entrance to all the monuments
Full description

Enjoy a zero carbon tour of Athens’ most significant sites is perfect for first-time visitors that want a comprehensive orientation of the city.

See many of Athens’ world-famous sites, both ancient and modern, all from the comfort of a luxury, air conditioned bus. Begin with a visit to Panathenaic Stadium, the site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.

Pass by the prime minister's residence in the former Royal Palace. Discover many of Athens' most famous religious monuments, including the Catholic Cathedral, St. Paul’s Church, and the exquisite Russian Orthodox Church. 

See Greek architecture, both modern and ancient, as you drive by the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Academy, and Constitution Square.

The comprehensive and varied tour concludes with an unforgettable visit to the Acropolis, the icon of Athens, where you will discover the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, and the Erechtheion.

  • Transportation in air-conditioned buses
  • Guided tour
  • Headsets to hear the guide
  • Wi-Fi on the bus
  • Pickup and drop-off from select hotels in Athens
  • Acropolis entry fee
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The activity provider for this tour is offsetting its carbon emissions for all bookings of this tour starting from January 1, 2023 onwards
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 /5

based on 149 reviews

Review summary

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Wonderful tour of the Acropolis!! Due to the marathon, the city bus tour was canceled and we did a tour of the Acropolis museum and historic Plaka. All are must see things to do while visiting Athens! The tour company, Keys, did a great job in communicating the plan from I booked the tour and when the marathon affected the itinerary, they quickly alerted me via email with the changes which turned out to be wonderful substitutes. I actually enjoyed doing all the extra walking to the sites. The guide (think Irene) was very knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating to the needs of tour participants.

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March 31, 2023

Very informative tour with drive-by of many interesting landmarks and historical buildings. You need to grab a window seat on the bus to have an opportunity to get a decent photo. Tour does stop at the historic Olympic stadium and you will also have the opportunity to walk up the hill to the Acropolis. Expect a lot of people to be there. Wear good walking shoes (not sandals), a hat and brink a bottle of water.

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March 31, 2023

Overall it’s a nice 4/5, there were explanations on each building on the Acropolis site, the downside is the guide’s voice was not really loud although she tried to scream for everybody to hear, but the noise of other people’s around was just too loud. Other than that, we got down basically at the panathenaic stadium & Acropolis site, the rest was just explanations from inside the bus.

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March 31, 2023

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