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Athens – City of Ancient History

  • 15 stops
  • 60 min
  • English

Explore Anthens’ ancient history with Piri Guide, your personal travel guide. Our location-based audio tours in Athens provide a unique experience that let you dive into the heart of Athens’ timeless wonders.

Join us on an unforgettable journey through Acropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage site that stands as a testament to the genius of ancient Greece. As we ascend this historic hill, our guide will bring the stories of the Parthenon and the Erechtheion to life. Next, we’ll find ourselves amidst the vibrancy of Monastiraki Square, a bustling market area where the past and present coalesce. The majestic Temple of Olympian Zeus is our next stop, and its colossal columns tell tales of ancient grandeur. Amidst the grandeur of ancient Athens, we’ll also explore the heart of the city in the Ancient Agora and the Roman Forum. Marvel at the grandeur of the Panathenaic Stadium, a site where modern Olympic history was born. 

The Academy of Athens, with its neoclassical elegance, represents the city’s commitment to the pursuit of knowledge. Our guide will take you through the history and mission of this esteemed institution. We’ll conclude our journey at Lycabettus Hill, where you can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Athens.

Don’t miss the chance to embark on a journey through a thousand years of ancient Greek history in Athens. Piri Guide’s Athens audio tour is your key to unlocking the hidden treasures of the city. Download the app!

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Tips 1Athens Multi-Passes

Avoid long waiting times by purchasing your tickets in advance. Multi-passes or combined tickets can offer budget-friendly options for your visit to Athens’ attractions.

Tips 2Busiest Hours at the Acropolis

The Acropolis experiences its busiest hours between 10 am and 2 pm. To avoid crowds, consider visiting during off-peak hours.

Tips 3Before You Visit Acropolis

When visiting the Acropolis, make sure to bring a bottle of water as there are no water sources inside the site. Staying hydrated is essential, especially in the warm Athens climate.

Athens is a city that encourages exploration on foot. To fully enjoy your visit, wear comfortable shoes to handle the walking you’ll do throughout your tour.

Tips 4Audio Tour Experience

For an uninterrupted and enjoyable audio tour experience, it is highly recommended that you begin the tour with your phone fully charged.


What is Piri Guide?

Piri Guide is a travel app designed to help you explore cities. Piri Guide maps out the best route for you, detects your location, and starts narrating the tales of each destination you explore. Not only will you immerse yourself in the local culture, but you’ll also receive recommendations for must-visit museums, hidden gems, shops, restaurants, and other attractions.

How to use Piri Guide?

Start by downloading the Piri Guide app from your device’s app store. After installation, open the Piri Guide app on your device. Register, browse through the audio tours and choose the one you’d like to explore. You can view details about each tour, such as its duration, highlights, and user reviews. Start the tour at its designated location, and you are ready to explore!

Can I use Piri Guide offline?

Yes, you can use Piri Guide offline. After selecting your desired tour, download it over Wi-Fi and listen anytime, anywhere, even without an internet connection.

Is Piri Guide free?

There are free and paid audio tours and stories available within Piri Guide. You can access all audio tours and stories with a Premium Subscription. You have the flexibility to choose the pricing option that best suits your travel needs.

How can I reach you?

You can reach us through the Quick Support section within the application. Open Piri Guide app, tap to “Help” and “Quick Support” button. Additionally, for any questions, suggestions, or feedback, you can also contact us at [email protected].

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