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Things you need to know before visiting the Acropolis in Athens
How much does it cost to visit the Acropolis of Athens?
In 2021, an adult ticket to visit the Acropolis is 20Euros. If you are on one of our tours, the cost is included, and your guide organizes the tickets for you.
Are there tour guides at the Acropolis?
Athens is a very busy city and finding a tour guide may be challenging. Tour guides are booked early, and you will hardly find a good tour guide at the Acropolis ticket office looking for new customers.
Book ahead in Athens and enjoy the privileges of a professional local guide with the expertise.
Should I buy Acropolis tickets in advance?
There is no reliable digital system that you can buy the tickets in advance for the Acropolis. Many people line up at the Acropolis ticket office early in the morning and then there is always a rush.
You do not need to worry about tickets when you are on one of our tours. It is all taken care of by our local guides.
How long does it take to walk up the Acropolis?
Walking up the Acropolis will take around 15-20 minutes. It is a rocky terrain so take your time and do not rush.
Is Athens expensive to visit?
Athens is one of the most affordable cities to visit in Europe. The city has many good hotels and nice restaurants that you can enjoy sitting outdoors.
The museums and the Acropolis site can be visited at 30Euros total for an adult.
How hard is the walk up to the Acropolis?
It is an uphill walk on rocky terrain. At places, it may be slippery because people have been walking on these stones for centuries.
Luckily, there is enough to keep everyone busy as you walk so it will not be a rush.
There is an elevator to provide access for people in wheelchairs, which can be found on the northeastern side of the site.
What is the best time to visit Acropolis?
Avoid midday hours. The best times can be 08:00 – 11:00 and then 16:00 – 20:00. Occasionally at the height of the summer heat, the Acropolis management decides to close off the site in the day without giving any prior notice.
Is the Acropolis Museum worth it?
Definitely. The museum offers a lot for the history of Greece, and it is also a great architectural feat to savor.
How much is a taxi from Athens airport to the Acropolis?
The cost of the taxi from the airport to Athens city is around 35-40Euros
What to wear visiting the Acropolis of Athens?
If you are visiting in the summer, it will be hot. Please be ready for a very hot experience even when you will be avoiding the mid-day hours. Have a sun hat, sun protection cream, cover your shoulders and drink lots of water.
It is very comfortable in Spring and Autumn. It may get slippery with the rain in the winter.
Is it safe to visit Athens in 2021?
Museums and the Acropolis are open for visits in Athens with limited restrictions. Join one of our private tours or small group tours to avoid the crowds, do not wait in line, and be safe.
All protective precautions are in place.