FULL DESCRIPTION (Discovering the twelve Olympian gods on the Parthenon frieze (pre-visit program) - combined with Acropolis and Acropolis Museum guided visits)





09:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.: Pre-visit interactive educational program



Τhe twelve gods of Olympus as depicted on the frieze of the Parthenon come alive... Through a performance - dramatised narrative, enrichened with support material, inspriring drama games, representations and other educational games and engaging activities led by experienced theatrical educators and professional pedagogues, the students enact the gods that they have seen on the frieze, while they try to reconstruct their identity and their symbols.

Following this meaningful connection to the past, the students are better prepared to understand the origin of the items they will see in the Museum, and for their visit to the Acropolis.  


Place

‘Kinitiras Studio’, 22 Erectheiou St., 5-minute walk from the entrance of the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum, or other suitable place for student groups in the neighbourhood of Acropolis according to availability on the day of the program.

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Free time

At 11:00 a.m. the students will have 30 minutes of free time to get a snack or a drink at the Acropolis canteen before you start the Acropolis guided visit. You will also be advised by your program guide.  

11:30 a.m. - 13:00 p.m.: Acropolis guided visit



After the pre-visit program, our representative will walk with you to the Acropolis, 5- minute walking, for a guided visit to all major sites on the Acropolis Rock led by highly qualified licensed guides-archeologists specialized in school groups.  

13:00 p.m.- 14:00 p.m.: Free time

After the Acropolis guided visit, the students will have 1 hour of free time to get a light lunch either at the Acropolis’ canteen or on the way to the Acropolis Museum. You will also be advised by your program guide.  


14:00 p.m. - 15:00 p.m.: Acropolis Museum guided visit



After the light lunch, our representative will walk with you 5-minute walking for an exciting guided visit in the Acropolis Museum, led by licenced guides-archaelogists and customized to the needs of the school group.  

The program ends at the Acropolis Museum at 15:00 p.m. 


INFO

Total duration: Starts at 9:30 a.m. and lasts roughly 5 h and 30 min (including walking and breaks for snack and light lunch)

Age Range:  9-18 years old

Language(s): English, French, Greek

Number of Students: min 25 students - max 55 students per day
(If your group is over 55 students, you must register for a second program on another day)

Days: only available on Fridays

Running period: From October 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018


MEETING POINT

On the day of the visit, at 09:15 a.m., our program representative will pick up your school group from the Acropolis Museum main entrance, located on 15 Dionysiou Areopagitou St., at the beginning of the pedestrian walkway that takes you from Hadrian’s Arch to the Acropolis.   



PRICING

Students: 38 euros each
Teachers/ Additional adults: 38 euros each
For every 15 paying students on your school group program, a supervisory teacher can accompany at no extra cost (Four free teacher places for 50-55 students)
(A group is considered a minimum of 25 students or more)

Inclusions:
Entrance fees to the pre-visit educational program
A program representative to accompany
English or French-speaking professional pedagogues and theatrical educators
Materials for all games and activities
Local English or French-speaking licensed guides - archaeologists
Οne free teacher place for every fifteen students (Four free teacher places for 50-55 students)

Exclusions:
Entrance tickets to the archaeological sites and museums (For more information on Entrance Fees, click here)
Transport
Food and drinks
All personal expenses
Sightseeing and services other than those mentioned


Please note
For Acropolis hill, comfortable walking shoes, sun glasses and hat are recommended. 
Water important: Each student should have 50 cents or 1 or 2 euros for the water vending machines at the entrance of the Acropolis.
Our programs take place in all weather.