ATHENS MYTHOLOGY TOUR
The rise and fall of Mythical Athens
If there’s one thing you should visit in Athens that’s the Acropolis. But why not do it in a fun way, by discovering all the myths surrounding it and the other major monuments of the Ancient City?
From the rise of the ancient city, the Golden Age and its downfall after the Spartan war, this unconventional city tour will let you discover the wonderful stories of Greek mythology, but also unravel their true meaning and the history behind them. You will visit the most emblematic ancient Athenian sites, but also some which are rarely visited by tourists, yet they hide marvelous treasures.
A mythological tour suitable for the all ages, that will help you understand how Athens became the mythical city we know today.
Sites visited: Olympian Zeus Temple, Acropolis (Parthenon, Theater of Dionysus, Temple of Athena Nike, Temple of Erechthion, Sanctuary of Aclepius), Ancient Agora, Temple of Hephaestus, Ancient Keramikos Cemetery
• Explore the most important ancient sites of Athens in 4 hours
• Learn about Greek Gods and Heroes and discover what really hides behind the myths
• Understand the Ancient Greek society and what made Athens one of the greatest cities of the world
• Enjoy spectacular views and hidden ancient corners
Duration: 4 hours
Walking pace: Easy
Languages: English, French
Starting times: 08.30 am (daily)
Max. group size: 12 people
under 6: Free
6-11: 20€ per child
12-18: 45€ per child
Meeting point: In front of the ticket office at Olympian Zeus Temple. The guide will be holding an “ALTERNATIVE ATHENS” sign
Please note that the tour is unavailable on public holidays: 1st January , 25th March, Good Friday, 1st May, Easter Sunday, 25th & 26th December
• English / French speaking licensed guide
• Entry fees
• Food or drinks
• Gratuities (op
Hi there! I am native Athenian who belongs to the new generation of Greeks that believe that Greece is more than just ouzo, bouzouki and souvlaki. I have a passion for discovering hidden corners of Athens and unveiling the secrets of this complex and diverse city. I have travelled extensively in Greece and abroad and love cultural crossings, great conversations and authentic, delicious food! Some time ago I decided that I wanted to show travellers Athens in the same way I do when I travel, off the beaten path, so I set up my tour company called Alternative_Athens. If you are travelling to Athens or Greece me and my team can help you plan your trip in a creative, fun and non-touristic way,so just drop a line anytime! Full profile ⋅ Leave a Review
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