Athens Free Walking Tour

Athens Free Walking Tour

Explore the city that has over 3000 years of history and discover all the facts, myths and secrets that you won’t find in your guidebook. Our English-speaking local experts will share their knowledge and passion of the city with you. Get an inside look at the Cradle of Western Civilization on foot and discover many of its hidden gems that tourist buses can’t reach.

Throughout the whole of 2015 we are running tours (almost) every day! To join one of our tours simply contact us with the date(s) that you would like to take the tour and we will send you the exact details as soon as possible:

ENGLISH: info@athensfreewalkingtour.com
FRANÇAIS: paul@athensfreewalkingtour.com
ESPAÑOL: atenasfreewalkingtours@gmail.com

When? Dates and times vary – just email us for the exact info!
Where? Acropolis museum entrance (next to the big yellow mailbox). See ‘location’ page for map and more details.
How long? Approx. 3 hours.
How much? Free. Voluntary tips are much appreciated.

Sites That Feature On The Tour:
Hadrian’s Arch
Temple of Zeus
Kalimarmaro Stadium
Zappeion
Monastiraki markets
Parliament & Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Hill of Ares
Acropolis
Roman and Greek agora

Things To Note
Athens has quite a mild winter, great weather for walking.
Many streets in central Athens are pedestrianised, so the best way to get around is on foot.
Most of the places of interest are within walking distance of each other.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can it be free?

We are highly knowledgeable and passionate volunteers and love what we do. As in many other cities around the world, our free tour works on a tips-only basis and the tips are not mandatory in any way.

Is the tour tiring?

No. We walk at an easy pace and because there are so many sights to stop and see, it means there is never more than five minutes of continuous walking. There is also a short break at the halfway point of the tour.

Do I need to bring anything?

We suggest you wear comfortable walking shoes and perhaps bring a bottle of water.

Athens Free walking tour

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