Ancient Agora Tour of Athens
Rituals and Growth
How They Lived
What happens if it’s raining?
Is this tour suitable for kids?
For families traveling with children under 13, we recommend booking our Acropolis and Agora Tour for Kids, which has been especially designed with younger learners in mind and is led by a family-friendly guide.
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."
Popi is a graduate of the Graduate Program of Museum Studies (grade: 9,43/10) of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens as a fellow of the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation and of the Department of History – Ethnology (grade 8,56/10) of the Democritus University of Thrace as a scholar of the Foundation State Scholarships. As a PhD candidate of the University of Patras, she deals with the design and evaluation of innovative museum structures aimed at the multi-level involvement of the public with the exhibits, allowing them to address their educational dimension. Since 2007 she has been involved in the design of museum exhibitions (permanent and temporary), the recording and study of private collections, the design of educational material and the implementation of educational programs in museums and in general in cultural spaces as well as the design and production of museum kits. She is a member of the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Her goal is the emotional and mental activation of visitors to an exhibition or participants in an educational program through the authenticity of the material and intangible cultural heritage and the human stories they carry. At the same time, as a licensed Tour Guide from the Greek Ministry of Tourism, she plans specialized guided tours for adults and children of every age group in museums and cultural sites of the ancient or modern Greek cultural heritage.
Panos has a bachelor’s degree in History and a Master’s Degree in International and European Relations. He’s still engaged in academia, conducting research on Human Migration in the University of Athens. As a local living in central Athens and a licensed tourist guide, he seeks to share with visitors his enthusiasm about the city and its rich history. Fluent in English, German and French, Panos is experienced in introducing visitors to the city’s sites, culture, history, and modern life, while adjusting the tour to the groups’ and individuals’ special interests and needs.
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