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Athens City Pass


Discover Athens in a convenient way and save valuable time.

This is how your Athens City Pass works

  1. Select the number of days and persons. Click on "Book now". 

  2.  After booking you will receive the Athens City Pass free of shipping costs by e-mail. You will find all the details about the attractions and contacts in the ticket attachment.If you book with public transport you will receive the public transport ticket by post to the address you state. When completing your booking, please choose a date in the period in which you wish to visit the Acropolis so that we can generate the appropriate ticket for you.

  3. Something special for your journey in 2021 – One day cruise: If you have chosen the one day cruise, you will receive your paid ticket with your booking by e-mail. Please reserve your place on the ship and your transfer to the harbor by using the contact stated on your ticket directly upon receipt (if possible at least 3 days in advance). The cruise ticket is valid 12 months and you can use it independent from your pass, even before or after the validity of the pass.

Usage and validity

The Athens City Pass is valid for the specified number of days and begins with the first use of the pass. The Athens City Pass must be used within 12 months after the date of purchase. Each included attraction can be visited once. 

Once you start using the pass, the validity of the passes cannot be extended or paused. Even if the validity period coincidentally includes the closing day of a museum. The services included in the Athens City Pass can be used/visited once in whatever order during the validity period of your City Pass. 

For some tours and admissions, reservations are required or the ticket must be received at the redemption point. Everything is kept easy and the information, contacts and addresses are described in the attachment to your City Pass. 

Attention: If you have not received emails from Turbopass, please check the Spam or Junk folder of your email address to ensure that the message has not been classified as spam/junk. If the message has been classified as spam/junkmail, there should be one of the following options: 'No spam', 'No junk' or 'Add sender to white list'. This helps to receive future emails from Turbopass. If you still do not receive an email from us, please contact our customer service. 
NOTE: Acropolis - Season tickets: Reservations for the Acropolis in the respective season (summer / winter) are possible approximately two weeks before April 1st (for the summer months) and before November 1st (for the winter months). You will therefore receive your documents at the latest one to two weeks before the date you have chosen for your visit to the Acropolis.

With public transport: In the Athens City Pass with public transport, your public transport ticket for Athens is already included and can be used directly. The ticket guarantees the use of the public transport in the city center and the route from/to the airport. The validity of your public transport ticket begins as soon as you validate it at a machine for the first time before departure and is valid for your purchased number of hours (the 144 hour ticket consists of two tickets for 72 hours each - please use the tickets one after the other). More information can be found here. You can find more information about shipping of the public transport tickets under "Shipping & Collection". If you order at short notice, please select "without public transport" and purchase your public transport ticket locally. 

Inclusive one day cruise with pick up round trip service (from 2021): If you have chosen the one day cruise, you will receive a ticket for the tour with exact details with your booking. Please read the information carefully. Reserve your place 3 days in advance and hand in your ticket on departure. Telephone number and e-mail address are indicated on the ticket. Please state your pick-up location. The provider will pick you up in the morning and bring you back in the evening. Due to local conditions (e.g. narrow streets), the bus may not be able to drive directly to your hotel, but may pick you up and drop you off nearby. You will receive this information when you make your reservation. The pick up round trip service is already included in your booked ticket. You can use the ticket for the Athens One Day Cruise flexibel (after reservation) within 12 months and independent from your pass.

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Acropolis ticket (extended): The Acropolis Extended ticket is included in the Athens City Pass. With the Acropolis Extended Ticket you can visit the following attractions once: Acropolis with north and south slopes, Ancient Agora & Stoa of Attalos, Roman Agora, Hadrian's Library, Lykeion, Temple of Olympic Zeus (Olympieion) & Kerameikos. You don't have to wait in line at the ticket office to buy your ticket, you can go directly to one of the entrance gates of any Acropolis entrance with your ticket.

"New Acropolis Museum" and "Acropolis": Those two attractions are two different institutions. 

The New Acropolis Museum is located close to the entrance to the Acropolis site. The Acropolis Museum is included in all pass options with free and priority admission for all days of pass validity. The new Acropolis Museum is considered one of the best museums in the world. The Athens City Pass includes the entrance fee for all adults to the Acropolis Museum. Children and teens under the age of 18 from EU countries are generally entitled to free admission. For children aged 5-18 years from non-EU countries entrance fees of 3€ (winter) and 5€ (summer) will apply at the entrance. 

The famous Acropolis: You can visit the Acropolis and the historical sites comfortably with your Acropolis extended ticket. The Acropolis and its areas are included in the Athens City Pass. You can visit each attraction on the Acropolis area once. This ticket is valid for five consecutive days. EU-citizens up to the age of 25 have free admission. The "free ticket" is available at the exchange point or at the cash desks. (Please show ID). For Non-EU citizens older than 6 years admission fees may be charged. Please inform yourself at the ticket office about the cheapest tariff.

Hop-On Hop-Off tour Athens (currently not available): Your Athens City Pass includes the Hop-on Hop-off bus tours through Athens, Piraeus and Glyfada with free audio commentary. The Hop-on-hop-off city tours are offered over 3 different routes. You can explore Athens attractions, the port and city of Piraeus and the southern suburb of Glyfada. For 48 hours you can switch between these routes as often as you like and get on and off at all stops. Please show your Athens City Pass to an employee of the bus provider. Your Athens City Pass will show you where to pick up your bus ticket and provides you with further information. 

Guided tours: Additionally, you will have the opportunity to participate in two guided tours during the summer months. Please make sure to take part in the tours during the validity period of the Hop-On-Hop-Off bus ticket of 48 hours. Reservations are not required. 

Great tours with discounts: With the Athens City Pass you receive high discounts on many tours and benefit from exclusive saving advantages. With your Athens City Pass you will receive all important information you need to simply book the tours. 

Discounts for museums, tours and shopping: Please always show your City Pass and ticket attachment in advance (before buying or when booking) to get your discount. 

Opening hours: Please note the opening hours, closing times at short notice and any conditions of use that apply to individual attractions. Most attractions are closed on 24.12. (Christmas Eve). Some museums and sights may be closed at short notice for technical or organisational reasons or for renovation purposes. Please check the attraction's website for more information. Please note that local prices for individual attractions and/or services may vary. Please also note that all taxes, booking and service fees are included in the final price. 

Children and teenagers: The Athens City Pass is designed for typical city travellers (26 years and older) who want to see a lot in a short time and save time and money. We offer discounted rates for people aged 6-17 and 18-25. Please note that children and teenagers under the age of 18 sometimes require proof of age (passport or identity card). Children and teens up to the age of 25 from EU countries are generally entitled to free admission at the Acropolis.The free ticket must be picked up at the Acropolis ticket office. For persons under 26 years from non-EU countries, admission fees may be charged. 

City maps: A printed city map of Athens is available for free at Athens Airport in displays or in the arrivals area. You can also get a city map and travel guide of Athens in many hotels and tourist facilities in the city centre of Athens for free. 

Fees: Local prices may differ from the price of the pass, as contents and services may vary and all taxes, booking and service fees have already been included in the pass. 

Further information about the City Pass can easily be found at "FAQs". We wish you a pleasant stay in Athens!

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