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Entry Tickets to Athens Acropolis & Parthenon with Audio Guide

€13
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Audio Guide
  • Visit legendary Acropolis, a 5th century BC temple complex in Athens.
  • Make your way to the Parthenon, a temple that rests on the rocky outcrop of the Acropolis.
  • Further admire Propylaea, the temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion, and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus.
  • Admire this UNESCO World Heritage Site and its many temples for as long as you'd like.
  • The mobile audio guide is availble in English, Spanish, or French (selection on checkout).
  • Upgrade your tour and choose the ticket option that provides the Official Audio Guide, this official audio guide has been curated by Historians.
  • The operational timings for the Acropolis vary seasonally. Head to the checkout page for more details.
  • Fun fact: The temple symbol on UNESCO's logo represents the Parthenon.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Acropolis & Parthenon Tickets
  • Acropolis & Parthenon Tickets with Official Mobile Audio Guide
  • Acropolis Hill, Parthenon & Acropolis Museum Tickets with Official Mobile Audio Guide
  • Access to Acropolis site & Parthenon
  • Athens City audio guide (Optional)
  • Official audio guide (Optional)
  • Access to Acropolis Museum (Optional)
  • With a flexible ticket validity, you're free to fit a trip to the Acropolis whenever you please.
  • Disabled access at the Acropolis is provided by a wheelchair stair climber lift and an elevator.
  • Backpacks and large bags must be left in the cloakroom where they will be disinfected using a steam appliance.
  • The following museum services/facilities will no longer be offered to visitors until further notice: Family backpacks, baby strollers, wheelchairs, Reading Lounge on the second floor, and Parent’s Room on the first floor.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Athens Pass to Acropolis & 6 Sites with Optional Audio Guide

€36
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Audio Guide
  • Get skip-the-line entry to the most famous archaeological sites of Athens, all in one pass.
  • This ticket offers you access to 7 included attractions, leading to savings of up to 50% compared to retail admissions.
  • Visit the Parthenon, a UNESCO World Heritage site with 2,500 years of rich history.
  • Marvel at this symbol of the Ancient Greek civilization and enjoy stunning views of Athens from the rocky outcrop.
  • See the Ancient Agora, once the city's artistic, spiritual, and commercial center.
  • You also get entry to the impressive Temple of Olympian Zeus.
  • Upgrade your ticket to get access to a digital audio guide for a hassle-free tour.
  • The audio guide is only available in English.
  • Note: This multi-site ticket allows one entrance to each site.

Skip-the-Line Ticket with Audio Guide

  • Digital English audio guide (downloadable on your smartphone)
  • Admission multipass
  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • Entry into 6 archaeological sites: Acropolis and Slopes, Ancient Agora, Roman Agora, Hadrian's Library, Olympieion Kerameikos, and Aristotle's School (Lykeion)

Skip-the-Line Ticket

  • Admission multipass
  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • Entry into 6 archaeological sites: Acropolis and Slopes, Ancient Agora, Roman Agora, Hadrian's Library, Olympieion Kerameikos, and Aristotle's School (Lykeion)
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Skip-the-Line Athens Acropolis Museum Tickets with Optional Mobile Audio Guide

€7
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Audio Guide
  • Get yourself tickets to Athen’s Acropolis Museum to learn more about this archeological site.
  • Skip-the-line access allows you to waltz past tiring ticketing queues and walk right in.
  • Walk past a plethora of amusing exhibits as you learn more about the Greek Acropolis.
  • Check out the classical masterpieces on display that depict renowned historic figures.
  • Tour the most famous galleries, including the Archaic Gallery and the Parthenon Gallery.
  • Head out to the vast excavation site below the museum and discover a part of Athens you knew not of.
  • Upgrade your ticket to include an audio tour. Listen to interesting facts about the museum and the artefacts as you look at the different exhibits.
  • Please note: Guests have to carry their personal headphones or earphones if they upgrade their ticket to include an audio tour.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Skip the Line Entrance Ticket
  • Skip the Line Entrance Ticket and Audio Tour

Acropolis Museum

1 Nov - 31 Mar

  • Mon to Sun: 9 am to 5 pm (last admission at 4:30pm)

1 Apr - 31 Oct

  • Mon: 8 am to 4 pm (last admission at 3:30pm)
  • Tue to Sun: 8 am to 8 pm (last admission at 7:30pm)
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Athens: Acropolis & Museum Tickets with 3 Audio Tours

from €28.50
€25.65
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Free Cancellation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Audio Guide
  • Explore the world-renowned archeological site: The Acropolis of Athens on this self-audio-guided tour.
  • Plug in your audio guides and descend into a world of immersive story-telling as you discover highlights of the Acropolis.
  • Pass by the famous Propylaea, the Erechtheion, Athena Nike, and the world's first-ever theater, The Theatre of Dionysus.
  • Stop at Parthenon, the main attraction of the Acropolis: a temple dedicated to the Greek goddess, Athena Parthenos.
  • Despite having suffered damage through the years, the basic structure of this temple remains intact to this day- a mystery to most!
  • Visit the Acropolis Museum next for a detailed lesson on Greek history, mythology, and folklore.
  • Built to store every artifact found on the rock and its surrounding slopes, you have access to over 4,250 objects here!
  • Entry to the Acropolis Museum
  • Access to the Acropolis archaeological site (with Parthenon)
  • Self-guided audio tours for your smartphone (Android & iOS) in English, Spanish, French, German, or Italian (selection on checkout)
  • Offline content with offline interactive maps to avoid roaming charges

Acropolis site

Summer: 1 Apr to 31 Oct

  • Daily: 8am - 8pm Last entry: 7:30pm

Winter: 1 Nov to 31 Mar

  • Daily: 8am - 5pm Last entry: 4:30pm

Closed on 1 Jan, 25 Mar, 1 May, Easter Sunday, and 25 & 26 Dec.

Acropolis Museum

1 Nov - 31 Mar

Mon to Thu:

  • 9am to 5pm Last entry: 4:30pm

Fri:

  • 9am to 10pm Last entry: 9:30pm

    Sat & Sun:
  • 9am to 8pm Last entry: 7:30pm

1 Apr - 31 Oct

Mon:

  • 8am to 4pm Last entry: 3:30pm

Tue to Sun:

  • 8am to 8pm Last entry: 7:30pm

Fri:

  • 8am to 10pm Last entry: 9:30pm

Closed on 1 Jan, Orthodox Easter Sunday, 1 May, 25 and 26 Dec.

Reduced Christmas Hours

  • On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve (24 and 31 Dec), the Museum is open from 9am to 3pm.

Reduced Easter Hours

  • On Orthodox Good Friday, the Museum is open from 12pm to 6pm and on Orthodox Holy Saturday from 8am to 3pm.

Extended Opening Hours

  • On the evenings of the August full moon and the European Night of Museums, the Museum is open until midnight.

Free Admission Days

  • 6 March (Melina Mercouri Day), 25 March (National holiday), 18 May (International Day of Museums), and 28 Oct (National holiday).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Acropolis & Acropolis Museum: Ancient Athens Tour With Skip-the-Line Tickets

€85
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
4 hr.
Guided Tour
  • Set off on a leisurely walking tour through the world-famous excavation site of Acropolis with an expert English-speaking guide by your side.
  • As you walk past the citadel's ruins, you'll learn fascinating facts and excavation details about the Acropolis.
  • Pass along exciting sites like the Theater of Dionysus, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, The Temple of Asclepius, and more.
  • Visit the most important temple at the site, the Parthenon, and admire remarkable panoramic views of Athens from here.
  • Head indoors to the Acropolis Museum and walk through a host of galleries that boast statues and relics from ancient Greece.

Acropolis Museum

1 Nov - 31 Mar

  • Mon to Sun: 9 am to 5 pm (last admission at 4:30pm)

1 Apr - 31 Oct

  • Mon: 8 am to 4 pm (last admission at 3:30pm)
  • Tue to Sun: 8 am to 8 pm (last admission at 7:30pm)
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Early Access Guided Tour to the Acropolis of Athens

€38
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
3 hr. 30 min.
Guided Tour
  • Dip into the rich history of Athens as you explore historical monuments of international importance along with an expert English-speaking guide.
  • Beat the heat and avoid winding queues and opt for the early access and skip-the-line tickets option.
  • Take Instagram-worthy pictures of the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaea, and the Temple of Athena Nike, amongst others.
  • Witness other significant sights such as the Ancient Agora and the National Observatory of Athens.
  • Explore the tranquil and picturesque district of Plaka and wonder in its beautiful, untouched architecture.
  • Discover the Bathhouse of the Winds - the only surviving public bath from the 16th century
  • Wrap up your tour with leisure time at a flea market, where you can delight in local cuisine, textiles, souvenirs, and more.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Acropolis Tickets
  • Guided Tour without Acropolis Tickets
  • Expert English-speaking guide
  • Skip-the-line access at the Acropolis (Optional)
  • Whisper audio device
  • Walking tour
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Acropolis Tickets

Few historic sites in the world have gained as much scientific attention as the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. History suggests that it has been inhabited since prehistoric times, where it served as a citadel, a point of worship, and even a royal residence and administrative building. Despite facing a bombing, destructive earthquakes, and petty vandalism, the Athens Acropolis has withstood the test of time to narrate many a fascinating tale. Book Acropolis tickets and discover Greece’s rich, ever-evolving history.

All Your Acropolis Tickets & Tour Options

skip the line acropolis tickets

Skip the lines

Due to its immense popularity, guests will almost always find large crowds and long waiting lines at the Athens Acropolis. Book skip the line Acropolis tickets to bypass the long waiting lines and get priority access to the site. These tickets will help you save time and money as you tour the Acropolis.

guided acropolis tour

Guided tours

The best way to learn about the Acropolis’ rich past is by opting for a guided Acropolis tour. You’ll be accompanied along the way by a professional multilingual tour guide who will enlighten you with interesting trivia about the site. Guests can also opt for a self-guided tour by opting for a digital audio guide. 

acropolis tickets with athens city tour

Combo tickets

There are plenty of popular tourist sites in the historic city of Athens. If you’re looking for a quick, efficient way to cover these top attractions, opt for combo tours. Along with the Acropolis, get priority access and guided tours to Panathinaiko Stadium, Temple of Zeus, Parthenon Temple and more.

Athens Acropolis Discount Tickets

Children under the age of five, persons with disabilities and their accompanying escort, enjoy free entry. Guests can enter for free on 6 March, 18 April, 18 May, last weekend of September, 28 October, and every first Sunday between 1 November to 31 March. Check here for more information on free entry and reduced prices.

What to See at Acropolis Athens

The Athens Acropolis is considered to be one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. Here are all the must-see sites at the Acropolis, including, of course, the legendary Parthenon.

what to see at acropolis - parthenon
what to see at acropolis - Erechtheion

Erechtheion

Built between 421-406 BC, the Erechtheion was another sacred temple built in honor of Greek Gods and Goddesses, including Athena; it was named after the mythical king, Erectheus. Its imposing ionic structure still stands today, sharing the ground with the Old Temple of Athena and Pandroseion. The absolute highlight of visiting this site is the six Caryatids – female statues built as supporting columns to hold up the roof.

what to see at acropolis - Temple of Athena Nike & Propylaea
what to see at acropolis - Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Compared to the other ancient structures at the Acropolis, the Odeon of Herodes is relatively modern, built sometime in 161 AD. This massive landmark was built as a theater and could accommodate roughly 5,000 visitors. Made almost entirely of stone, it was built by politician Herodes Atticus in memory of his wife. Today, this theater is still used as a venue for concerts and events.

Other sites to stop by at the Acropolis: The Theater of Dionysus, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium, Temple of Rome and Augustus, and the pedestal of Agrippa among others.

Plan Your Visit

Opening Hours
Getting There
Skip the lines
Tips & Guidelines
What are Acropolis’ opening hours?

The Athens Acropolis hours are daily from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, with the last entry being at 7:30 PM.

When is the Athens Acropolis closed?

The Athens Acropolis is closed on 1 January, 25 March, 1 May, Easter Sunday, 25 and 26 December.

How long is a tour of the Athens Acropolis?

You can expect to spend about 1.5 to 2 hours at the Athens Acropolis.

What is the best time to visit the Athens Acropolis?

The best time to visit the Athens Acropolis is during early morning hours or late evenings if you’re looking to avoid large crowds; you’ll find the Acropolis to be busiest during the afternoons, between 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM. The Acropolis is quite crowded during the summer months, so if possible, look to visiting between October to April.

Where is the Athens Acropolis located?

The Acropolis is located at Athens 105 58, Greece.
Google Map Directions.

What is the best way to get to the Athens Acropolis?

You can drive down, rent a cab or take the metro to get to the Acropolis. If you’re taking the metro, alight at the Acropoli station and walk for 10-12 minutes to the site.

How do I enter the Athens Acropolis?

There are two main entrances to the Acropolis: the primary one at the West and one at the southeast side. The West entrance is always busy, while the southeast side is relatively less crowded.

Are Acropolis skip the line tickets available?

Yes. Your Acropolis tickets include skip the line access, allowing you to bypass the long waiting lines.

How do I skip the lines at the Acropolis?

Pre-book Acropolis skip the line tickets online; this will help you avoid up to 2 hours of waiting in lines at the Acropolis entrance and you can head directly to the priority access point.

Is there an Acropolis entrance for skip the line ticket holders?

There’s no specific entrance, but the one on the southeast part is relatively quieter and sees smaller crowds. This is where most visitors with skip the line tickets enter the Acropolis.

Is photography permitted at the Athens Acropolis?

Yes, photography is permitted at the Acropolis. However, the use of drones is not

What should I wear to the Athens Acropolis?

Since you’re going to be involved in a fair bit of walking, wear comfortable, casual clothing. However, the most important thing to remember is to wear sneakers and shoes that have a firm grip sole to avoid slipping on the uneven terrain and slippery surfaces. Also remember to carry sunblock and protective clothing like jackets and hats since there’s no shade at the Acropolis.

Is the Athens Acropolis wheelchair accessible?

The Acropolis is partially accessible by visitors with reduced mobility. Lift access is also available for those on wheelchairs and parents with two or more infants

All Your Questions About Acropolis Athens Tickets Answered

Is the Athens Acropolis open to visitors now?

Yes, the Athens Acropolis had briefly closed due to the pandemic, but is now welcoming visitors back.

Are Acropolis tickets available online now?

Yes. You can now pre-book your Acropolis tickets now as they accept online reservations.

Do Acropolis tickets include skip the line access?

Yes, Acropolis tickets include skip the line access, allowing guests to bypass the long waiting lines and get priority entry into the site.

Do Acropolis tickets include guided tours?

It depends on which tickets you choose. While some tickets include guided tours, others may only include an audio guide. Make sure you check before confirming your purchase.

What is included in my Acropolis ticket?

Your tickets include skip the line access to the Acropolis and its primary tourist spots, including the Parthenon.

Is access to the Acropolis Museum included in Acropolis tickets?

No. You would have to separately purchase tickets to the museum as access is not included in your standard Acropolis tickets.

What is the cancelation policy for Acropolis tickets?

While most tickets provide a full refund if canceled up to 24 hours in advance, others may not. Please check these details before you confirm your booking.

What are Athens Acropolis opening hours?

The Athens Acropolis is open daily from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, with the last entry being at 7:30 PM. The Athens Acropolis is closed on 1 January, 25 March, 1 May, Easter Sunday, 25 and 26 December.

What is the best time to visit the Acropolis?

It’s best to visit during early morning hours or late evenings to avoid large crowds. You can also avoid summer months due to the massive crowds and harsh heat; it’s best to visit between October to April.

What is the best way to get to the Athens Acropolis?

While you can take a taxi to the Athens Acropolis, your best bet would be to take the metro and alight at Acropoli station and walk till the site. Alternatively, you can also opt for Acropolis tickets that include return transfers.

Is the Acropolis wheelchair accessible?

Yes, most parts of the site have been modified and renovated for visitors with reduced mobility, including access to wheelchair-friendly elevators.