Accessible Athens Acropolis Private Guided Tour
This accessible Athens private guided tour is the most popular accessible walking tour we offer. This private tour is led by a professionally-licensed tour guide, who has extensive experience touring this historic site with disabled and elderly visitors. Note, if you need help to push manual wheelchair an assistant can be booked at an additional cost. This wonderful wheelchair friendly Athens tour visits all of the main attractions on top of and surrounding the Acropolis.
Your tour starts in Syntagma Square with a visit to some of the ruins excavated during the building of the Syntagma metro station. You’ll see the Changing of the Guards at the House of Greek Parliament and then use a wheelchair accessible sidewalk to visit the National Gardens.
The impressive Temple of Zeus provides a great photo opportunity with the Acropolis in the background. It’s also MUCH less crowded than the Acropolis, and you can imagine the buildings that were in this location thousands of years ago.
Your accessible Athens private guided tour uses the wheelchair accessible entrance to The Acropolis Museum which houses many of the artifacts recovered from the Acropolis. Great views of the Acropolis can be found on the top floor!Several attractions below the Acropolis will be viewed on this tour including the Theatre of Herodes Atticus, the Propylaia gateway, and the Agrippa Monument.
The Accessible Athens Acropolis Private Guided Tour includes advanced notification so that disabled visitors can use the wheelchair accessible elevator to avoid the long flight of stairs up to the Acropolis. On top of the Acropolis, your tour guide can assist disabled visitors over the slightly uneven terrain to view the Parthenon, the Erechthion Temple, and the Nike Temple. The spectacular views of the city below will conclude your memorable day in Athens!
If you’d like accessible transportation included in your tour, the Highlights of Athens Accessible Cruise Excursion uses a wheelchair accessible van.
– Syntagma metro station archaeology exhibits
– House of the Greek Parliament
– Changing of the guards
– National Gardens
– Hadrian’s Arch
– The Temple of Zeus
– Acropolis Museum
– Masterpieces of the Acropolis
– Theatre of Herodes Atticus
– Propylaia (monumental gateway to Acropolis)
– Agrippa Monument
– The Acropolis
– The Parthenon
– Erechthion Temple
– Nike Temple
TheAccessible Athens Acropolis Private Guided Tour has a 3 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it uses a step-free route. You will however encounter some cobblestones and hills. There are 4 miles of walking on uneven terrain. We advise only wheelchair users, mobility scooters or electric wheelchairs take this tour. It is not advised for those using canes or walkers.
Your tour route will avoid accessibility obstacles like the sidewalk stairs shown on the left. Where possible, it will also use smooth routes and avoid cobblestones (such as those shown in the photo on the right).
The House of Greek Parliament on Syntagma Square (shown in the photo on the left) is one of the attractions viewed on this guided tour. The Temple of Olympian Zeus will be visited on the Athens accessible private guided tour and will utilize the accessible entrance with wheelchair ramps (shown in the photo on the right).
Accessibility at the Acropolis Museum includes a wheelchair ramp and an elevator to get between the floors.
The Accessible Athens Acropolis Private Guided Tour uses handicapped friendly routes to visit the Theatre of Herodes (shown in the photo on the left) and theAtticus Propylaia gateway to Acropolis (shown in the photo on the right). It will avoid all those stairs!
The Parthenon is perched on the Acropolis towering high overhead. Advanced notification will be made so that you can use the Acropolis wheelchair platform lift and elevator to reach the top.
Tour duration: 5 hours
Cost: 350 euro for 1 – 2 people. 400 euro for 3 – 4 people. 450 euro for 5-6 people.
* 50 euro off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
* 20 euro off if booked as part of an accessible Athens travel package.
Days of the week the tour is offered: Every day of the week
Meet-up time: 9 am
Meet-up place: Syntagma Square or accessible Athens hotel if centrally located
Dress code: None
Maximum number of people on tour: Up to 12 people
Entrance tickets: Not included. Some entrance tickets are free for disabled visitors if they have an ID card from their home country stating the percent of their disability. Otherwise 20 euro per person for Acropolis and 5 euro per person for Acropolis Museum.
NOTE: In order to use the special lift at the Acropolis, and to received discounted entrance tickets at the Acropolis, the Greek government requires that you bring your valid disabled ID/papers. Additionally you must also bring your mobility equipment (wheelchair, rollator, walker etc) to prove that you are in need of using the special elevator.
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