Athens Walking Greek Mythology Tour

Discover the living remnants of glorious Greek myths
Duration:
Half Day (4 hours) every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
Destinations:
Temple of Hephaestus
per person 59

Join us for the mythology walking tour of Athens and discover the Greek myths that dress up the glorious city. From the notoriously unfaithful Zeus to Dionysus birth tale, Greek mythology is full of drama and plot twists. Get the chance to visit the Acropolis and the Ancient Agora of Athens and discover the places that reveal dramatic tales while getting to the core of the myths that unfold timeless universal truths.

Available every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 10:00 am in groups of up to 12 people. For a private tour or a different day, please send us a request.

59 € per person

  • Children up to 12 years of age participate for free.
  • A different pricing policy applies in private tours. Please, send us a request.

Strolling around Athens and looking at the remnants of glorious Greek myths, you will get to think that Gods in Greek mythology used to really mess everything up! Your local guide will entertain you with mythological fun facts of the mystery places you will encounter and give you great insight of the context in which those myths were created.

During the four-hour Athens mythology tour, follow the Greek mythological traces around the Acropolis Hill and het to know the high spiritual significance that the sacred rock had to Athenians. Explore the secrets of the ancient Agora of Athens, the “place to be” in ancient Athens. Wander around the alleys of Plaka, the oldest surviving part of Modern Athens and find out where ancient Athenians used to worship their Gods. Delve into panoramic views of the city in Areopagus (the Mars Hill) - the place where God Ares (Mars) was put on a trial in a proper court of Gods for a murder! Who did he kill and why?
 
Finishing up our tour, make a last stop-and-stare at the Panathenaic Way  and find out what myths cultivated famous happenings at this place thousands of years ago. So, don’t think about it! Get on board and come with us for an unforgettable journey to mythical Athens!

  • A 4-hour Athens mythology tour with an exceptional licensed guide
  • A mythological tour to the Acropolis, Ancient agora, Plaka and Mars Hill.
  • All taxes

Not included:

  • Entrance fees to the archaeological sites
  • Personal expenses
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts
  • The tour is available in English for organized tours and in other languages on request for private tours.
  • The walking tour is child friendly and at a moderate pace, making it pleasant and suitable for all ages.
  • The meeting point is at entrance of the Acropolis Metro Station (Makrygianni Street). A pick-up from your hotel can be arranged on request at extra cost.
  • The organized tours are for groups of up to 12 people. For larger groups, please send us a request.
  • The minimum number of total participants for the organized tours to be implemented is 3 people. For private tours, there is no minimun number of participants.
  • We suggest you arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour begins, in order to avoid any delays, to get to know your local guide and the rest of the group and make the most out of your tour.
  • The tour will not be implemented in the following dates of 2017: April 16, August 15, December 26.