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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Free Tours Athens

Duration: 3 Hours
Next Tour: Tomorrow, 09:30

Tour Features

Best Free Tours in Athens

Mythological, ancient and profound, Athens has a charm that is hard to match. Join the best Free Tour in Athens to review five thousand years of history in just 2 or 3 hours. Discover the essentials of the city with an Athens Free Walking Tour through the Historical Center and the Acropolis; an English-speaking guide will show you this sacred hill and other important neighborhoods of contemporary Greece. After this essential tour, we recommend exploring other facets of the Greek capital with a Free Hiking Tour on Hymettus Mountain, from which you will appreciate the best views of the region, as well as a Free Tours of Athens Illuminated at night. If you have even more time available, consider joining one or two-day excursions to magnificent nearby archaeological destinations. You will only need a few hours to reach such mythical sites as Delphi, Meteora, Corinth, Mycenae or Epidaurus. Get the most out of your journey on a low budget!

Highlights of a Free Tour in Athens

Booking Free Athens City Tours, you will explore iconic landmarks such as the Acropolis. Here you will find the Parthenon, the famous temple dedicated to the goddess Athena, as well as countless porticoes, theaters and ruins, such as the theater of Herodes Atticus and the theater of Dionysus, among the oldest in the world. You will also have the chance to visit the Erechtheion and the area of Thisio, just next to the former agora of Athens, the Arch of Hadrian and the Temple of Olympian Zeus. On your visit to the cradle of Mediterranean civilization, you will also cross popular neighborhoods such as Psiri, Syntagma and Monastiraki. Strolling through these popular areas you will see the National Garden, the Anglican Church of Saint Paul, the Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Cathedral Basilica of St Dionysius the Areopagite, the Panathenaic Stadium, the University of Athens, the National Library, and more.

Things to Do in Athens

European culture was born in Greece, and even today you will the traces of Plato, Archimedes, Aristotle, Athena and Zeus in many attractions. If you are looking for the best things to do and see, make sure to join Athens Free Walking Tours, see the changing of the guard, visit the Museum of Cycladic Art, the Acropolis Museum, the National Garden, the Zappeion, the modern Kallimarmaro Olympic Stadium, and the Metropolitan Cathedral. If you like outdoor activities, go swimming in Edem Beach or go kayaking along the Athens Riviera; in the evening, you can take a sunset cruise to admire the stunning Greek coastline. Or treat yourself to a wonderful dinner with famous Greek dishes, such as dolmades, moussaka, fresh grilled meat or fish, courgetti balls, yogurt, olives and many other Mediterranean delicacies. If you have more time available, consider joining one-day or two-day excursions to superb archaeological destinations nearby; Delphi, Meteora, Corinth, Mycenae or Epidaurus are just a short ride away!

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