Rick Steves Athens Audio Tours-logo

Rick Steves Athens Audio Tours

Arts & Culture Podcasts >

Rick Steves Athens Audio Tours provide humorous and insightful commentary on the art and history of many of Athen's most notable museums and historic sites. Each tour includes a PDF companion map, downloadable at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours. Subscribe to get them all! Excerpted from the Rick Steves Greece guidebook. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for these destinations at http://www.ricksteves.com.

Rick Steves Athens Audio Tours provide humorous and insightful commentary on the art and history of many of Athen's most notable museums and historic sites. Each tour includes a PDF companion map, downloadable at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours. Subscribe to get them all! Excerpted from the Rick Steves Greece guidebook. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for these destinations at http://www.ricksteves.com.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

Rick Steves Athens Audio Tours provide humorous and insightful commentary on the art and history of many of Athen's most notable museums and historic sites. Each tour includes a PDF companion map, downloadable at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours. Subscribe to get them all! Excerpted from the Rick Steves Greece guidebook. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for these destinations at http://www.ricksteves.com.

Language:

English


Episodes

National Archaeological Museum

1/18/2016
More
Trace the evolution of Greek statues, vases and paintings, from their roots to the flowering of the Golden Age and beyond. Starring: Prehistoric Barbie dolls, the golden Mask of Agamemnon, and the perfectly posed Artemision Bronze. Allow two hours for this walk. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:01:02:27

Ancient Agora

1/18/2016
More
The heart of ancient Athens still has remnants of former shopping malls, theaters, bars, and government buildings. Discover the fascinating people who once worked, shopped, and played here. Allow an hour for this walk. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:00:47:22

The Acropolis

1/18/2016
More
Athens' show-stopper is this dramatic hill topped with the ancient world's greatest temple, the Parthenon. Stroll among ruins and statues, enjoy expansive views, and appreciate those Golden Age people who started Western Civilization. Allow at least two hours for this walk. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:00:54:49

Athens City Walk

1/18/2016
More
Get oriented to the sprawling city by walking from Syntagma Square through the pedestrian-friendly Plaka. See candelit churches, ancient ruins, and Acropolis views, while hobnobbing with Athenians today. Allow at least two hours for this walk. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:01:10:52