5 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
Offered in: English
If you’re short on time but want to experience the best of Athens, take our shore excursion from your cruise ship. With our guide leading the way, you’ll visit the Acropolis Museum, watch the changing of the guards, and more. You’ll also save time by skipping the ticket line at the Acropolis. Round trip transportation from Piraeus Port ensures that you’ll be back in time for departure.
- Experience the highlights of Athens in just one day
- Enjoy round trip transportation from Piraeus Port
- Skip the ticket line at the Acropolis
Saved to wishlist!
Round trip transfer from the Port of Piraeus and back
Acropolis guided tour
Local licensed guide
Athens guide magazine
Small Group: max. persons per group: for the Acropolis visit 15 - for the Acropolis Museum visit 7
Entrance fees - payable in cash directly on the day of the tour
Food and drinks
Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)
Departure & Return
PiraeusPick up from the cruise ship terminal
After booking, the operator will contact you about pickup time.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT BABY STROLLERS: baby strollers are not allowed on the Acropolis archaeological site and that there is no cloakroom at the side entrance we use to enter. For your own convenience, it is recommended to use a baby pouch instead of a baby stroller
- ENTRANCE FEES (TICKETS) TO ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES VISITED ARE NOT INCLUDED. We provide free skip-the-line service to all our guests so make sure you have enough cash with you
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
- OPERATED BY Athens Walking Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Shore Excursion: Acropolis, Athens City tour and The New Acropolis Museum?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
What is the policy on sanitization during Shore Excursion: Acropolis, Athens City tour and The New Acropolis Museum?
A:The policies on sanitization are:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What is the social distancing policy during Shore Excursion: Acropolis, Athens City tour and The New Acropolis Museum?
A:The policy on social distancing is:
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Shore Excursion: Acropolis, Athens City tour and The New Acropolis Museum?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- "It is a steep uneven climb up the steps to the top of acropolis and would not recommend for anyone with a cane." See review
Compare Similar Experiences
Shore Excursion: Acropolis, Athens City tour and The New Acropolis Museum
5 hours 30 minutes
3 hours 30 minutes
3 hours 30 minutes
5 hours 30 minutes
3 hours 30 minutes
Explore Similar Things to Do
Shore ExcursionsPort Transfers City ToursWalking ToursPorts of Call ToursHalf-day ToursWalking & Biking ToursCruises, Sailing & Water ToursShore ExcursionsTours & SightseeingTransfers & Ground TransportAthensShore Excursions - OlympiaPort Transfers - OlympiaCity Tours - OlympiaWalking Tours - OlympiaPorts of Call Tours - OlympiaHalf-day Tours - OlympiaShore Excursions - SantoriniPort Transfers - SantoriniCity Tours - SantoriniWalking Tours - SantoriniPorts of Call Tours - SantoriniHalf-day Tours - SantoriniShore Excursions - IzmirPort Transfers - IzmirCity Tours - IzmirWalking Tours - IzmirPorts of Call Tours - IzmirHalf-day Tours - IzmirCategory
Theatre of DionysusMegalo KavouriNational History Museum (Ethnikó Istorikó Mouseío)Piraeus Cruise PortMetropolitan Cathedral of Athens (Mitropoli)Kolonaki Square (Plateia Kolonaki)National Gardens of Athens (Ethnikos Kipos)MikrolimanoAthens Designer OutletUniversity of AthensVouliagmeni Beach (Akti Vouliagmenis)Kotzia Square (Plateia Kotzia)Panathenaic Stadium (Panathinaiko Stadio) Onassis Cultural CentreArch of HadrianNational Library of Greece (Ethnikí Vivliothíki tis Elládos)Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry MuseumTemple of HephaestusEugenides Foundation PlanetariumParliament Building (Vouli)