- 3 hours
National Archaeological Museum of Athens
The Ancient and The Modern
Tickets to the Acropolis and other key sites in Athens are not included in the walk price, and need to be purchased on the day. There are various ticket combinations which visitors should note before deciding which to buy (based on their planned itinerary).
Is this tour suitable for visitors with mobility issues?
Yes. The museum is wheelchair accessible and it has wheelchairs available to loan.
Smaro was born in Piraeus, lives in Athens, and has family roots in Greek Macedonia. As an undergraduate she majored in sociology and later studied at the School for Professional Tourist Guides and finally went on to complete her MA in Cultural Heritage Studies at University College London. She has been guiding all around Greece since 1998. Fluent in Greek, English, and Italian, Smaro has also lead tours for Stanford, Harvard, Yale and other Ivy League Alumni groups; Swan Hellenic; Abercrombie & Kent; the British Museum; the National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions; the American Institute of Archaeology; the Biblical Archaeology Society; the Smithsonian Institution and several universities. She enjoys reading, traveling, trekking, scuba diving, building in stone using traditional methods, teaching and – still - studying!
Sophia was born in Canada but has lived most of her life in Greece. She studied philology at the University of Athens and is also a licensed tour guide. Years of experience with Ivy League Schools and Alumni associations have made her the ideal choice for visitors who wish to get insight from a local expert. A guest once said: "Sophia had an instinct for what we wanted to know and an impressive range of knowledge, academic and otherwise. She has a charming personality."
Born in Athens, Natassa (Anastasia) is an archaeologist, an art historian and a licensed tour guide for Greece. She studied Archaeology at the University of Athens and Art History at the University of Warwick and University of Glasgow. She recently studied at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence (KHI) and is currently a Ph.D student at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland, conducting research on 14th century Venetian painting. Natassa has worked for different educational Institutes (American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Fondazione Giorgio Cini in Venice) and taught Art History in various vocational training Institutes in Greece. She is also a wine lover and connoisseur with a second level diploma from WSET. Natassa has lived in England, Scotland and Italy, and she is fluent in English and Italian. She splits her time between Athens and Venice. A keen traveler, reader and researcher, she started working as a tour guide with Context in 2014 in Athens. She enjoys providing a vibrant, fresh and artistic experience of her city to people who are interested in art and archaeology.
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