Monastiraki and Plaka - Athens Old Town Walking Tour
Discover the magnificent Acropolis monuments and the magical Plaka area with its secret places! Myth and history are intertwined with the modern culture of Athens. Get ready for an an unforgettable journey where you see Anafiotika, Plaka’s hidden gem, and all its treasures! Enjoy your private group, which will allow you to learn anything you wish about Athens at your own pace. Feel the pulse of the city!
Beat the heat and the crowds by visiting the Acropolis early in the morning! Entering the south slope of the Acropolis, you’ll see the Dionysus Sanctuary and Dionysus Theater before you walk up the hill leading to the Acropolis monuments. Panoramic views of the city will be perfect for your Instagram feed! As you explore the Acropolis with your guide, you’ll gain insight into the significance of its historical monuments, including the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaia, and the Nike Temple.
Please note: After the first part of the tour ends at the Acropolis, you will have time to take more photos before continuing your walk through the alleys of the Plaka; you may get a snack or a drink before the second part of our tour begins.
Enjoy a unique part of the city and discover its tranquil, picturesque, and mystic hidden corners with your local guide. Forget the city sounds and enjoy walking through the alleys of a Cycladic island whose history began over 3000 years ago!
Connect the dots between “yesterday” and “today” by letting your guide unveil unknown parts of history and details on historical buildings, beautiful old chapels, and numerous monuments. Encounter hidden gems of unspoiled beauty and magnificent views and learn secrets unknown even to many Athenians. The tour ends at the lively, touristy area of Monastiraki square, where you will find the Flea Market and lots of souvenir shops.
Highlights: Acropolis, Parthenon, the Propylaia, the Erechtheion, the Agrippa monument, and the Nike Temple, Theater of Dionysus and Sanctuary, old town of Athens, the Anafiotika, old houses, chapels “carved”, Plaka’s major monuments (the Roman Agora, the Tower of the winds, Hadrian’s library
Deaprture: daily Includes: a guide Not included: Food and Drink, hotel pick-up and drop-off, tickets. Minimum 3 people.