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  • Location: Athens, Greece
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)
Walk along the historic streets of Athens while indulging in traditional Greek cuisine. This tour allows you to savor a wide variety of local delicacies, ranging from the mouthwatering, syrupy 'loukoumades' to traditional 'bougatsa,' 'pastourma,' rusks and olives. You’ll also discover Greek herbs and spices at the Varvakeios food market. Numbers are limited to 14 people on this small-group walking tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.

Highlights

  • Food walking tour of Athens
  • Taste savory Greek delicacies including the ever-popular sesame koulouri
  • Learn the heritage of Greek cuisine
  • Experience the vibrant Varvakeios food market
  • Visit various specialty food shops in Athens offering an array of fruit, spices and meats
  • Small group limited to 14 people for a more personalized experience
  • Fully guided tour with local English-speaking guide

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Great for foodies! Sample popular and lesser-known Greek delicacies and visit a bustling local market where you can stock up on the spices that locals use.

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What You Can Expect

Athens Small-Group Food Tour

Athens Food Walking Tour

Embark on a culinary journey of taste, color, smell and texture, right below the striking Acropolis in the heart of Athens’ historic city center. This food tour offers an array of colorful and enticing treats. Visit delicatessens, aromatic bakeries and sweet shops, restaurants, dairies, spice merchants, grocery stores and pie shops where you will sample traditional Greek food, including the ever-popular koulouri, a circular bread with sesame seeds.

Your licensed guide will lead you on a food stroll and introduce you to small, hidden specialty food shops. Listen to commentary about the unique and intricate culinary heritage of Greece, as well as the famous Mediterranean diet, hailed today as a model of healthy living.

A genuine Athenian food tour would not be complete without a visit to the vibrant and central Varvakeios food market. Its bustling energy and colorful world of fruit and spice stalls and meat and fish vendors truly make for a cultural experience.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

We have great day, would recommend this to anyone who wants to see and taste the treats of Athens and Greece.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

This tours is the best! If you are wanting to walk the back streets, hear history with a passionate foodie guide, taste food that you would never taste anywhere else in the world then this is the tour for you! Our guide took us to a wide variety of places - from a bakery that has been run by the same family for generations, through the cleanest meat, fish and fruit/vege market I have ever been into, to the most wonderful smelling spice shop with many more amazing places inbetween. All along the way we were tasting, tasting, tasting! Do not have a big breakfast when u do this tour! Highly, highly recommend this tour!

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