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This tour is well worth the money. Our guide, Constance, took us out of the tourist areas to try places we never would have found without him. We got to try some coffee, desserts, meats/cheese, and walk through the local markets. He made us a traditional greek salad from local ingredients, while we enjoyed a glass of wine. Constance also gave us a brief background on all of the areas that we were walking through. I was not able to eat the rest of the day because I was so full when the tour was over. Come hungry folks!
This was the best for tour we had got. Our food guide Ana was amazing. An Argentinian living in Greece for 5 years, Ana knew the Greek food in good detail and was also able to give an outsider and #39;s perspective. The choice of places gave us a good feel of regular and off beat food and drinks. Try it out!
Very enjoyable time sampling the culinary delights of Athens. Tonia was extremely helpful also with the history of how various foods and spices came to be popular. It was both a relaxing and extremely interesting way to spend the afternoon.
Kostas was the best!!! He was prompt, friendly, knowledgeable, professional, funny and just an all around great guy!! We went to places that we wouldn't have found on our own. It was definitely one of the highlights of our Greece trip! :
It seems like they don't have this small group tour anymore. The tour operator called me the day before and told me they only had the large group one without the Agora available. They gave me back 21 Euro in cash at their office which was the difference in price of small and large group tour. The only difference was not seeing the Agora, which you can easily do on your own when the tour ends.
Overall it was definitely a very informative and great tour. The guide was great and she provided so much info at each sight. Plenty of free time at the Parthenon to take as many pics as you wanted. The Acropolis Museum was amazing and I learned a ton.
I'd book this tour again, small group or not.
GREAT TOUR !!! Our guide Costa was the best. Really took time to explain Greek culture and food and took us to some really great places. Areas we would have never been to just as a tourist in paris. Highly recommend this tour !!!!!!!!!
Had an amazing food tour with Kostas and his associate Anna. Kostas was very knowledgable and took us to some amazing places where we may not have ventured on our own, but certainly would now that we have gone once. Definitely be prepared to have a variety of food for a few hours...it seems like we never stopped eating! A great tour with a great guide!
Best tour we've ever taken, and we have done 25 tours in multiple European cities. Costa was our guide, and also the owner of this tour company. We two American couples, ages 60-something. Costa delivered as advertised, and a whole lot more. We toured small restaurants and specialty food shops, sampling plates of food at each stop. Also toured the meat, fish, and farmers markets - a very visual and local experience. What made this tour so special was Costa's world experiences and knowledge of foods, peoples, history, and cultures, which he wonderfully worked into his commentaries as we walked about and/or sat and talked while eating. His tour price included the cost of all foods sampled at the half dozen or so stops he paid at each stop. If you can only fit in one tour while in Athens, this is the one to book!
The tour guide was patient, knowledgeable and provided us with valuable information about each site. I would recommend the tour as a great alternative to walking and loads of fun once you get the hang of the Segway. I would recommend that the company add the address and map to the confirmation as we found it a challenge to find the shop. Even the local police sent us in the wrong direction.
Doing what: Acropolis of Athens Segway Tour
Our guide was a pleasant young lady from Buenos Aires but she lacked depth. I don and #39;t understand a food tour of Athens without olives or moussaka or souvlaki. We have taken tours in other countries with much more food and commentaries. This tour doesn and #39;t compare well with them and were even left hungry
This was our favorite tour of our whole vacation!!! Vivian was phenomenal! It wound up being just our tour guide, and my husband and I - very exclusive tour! She started by asking about our food preferences and allergies, and then customized the tour to our likes. She made us feel so special and waited on us like a consummate host! We ate so much incredible food, there was no need for dinner later. I feel I really got to know Greece through this tour and we got a behind-the-scenes look at the Greek culture. Vivian was the absolute best tour guide we've ever had!!!
Had such an enjoyable time on this tour!! Vivian was probably the best tour guide I have EVER come across! She was so patient with all the questions I had. She knew her food! I would HIGHLY recommend this tour for foodies who really appreciate open markets, mom and pop joints and excellent service. I was like a lost child in a sweet shop! Vivian even made us a proper Greek salad after buying the cherry tomatoes together from the local market. The personalized touch just added another level to the whole food tour of Athens. A
We've done food tours in lots of cities like New York, New Orleans, etc. This was by far the best tour we've ever been on and the biggest reason was Vivien Vivian?. She was AMAZING in every way. Knowledgable, friendly, eager to serve, she kept us on pace without pushing us. All six of us agreed best ever! The stops and food were very good especially the pastourma and no bad experiences or food at any of them. But, again, the difference was Vivien. Ask for her and you can't go wrong!
This tour was amazing. We only had 24 hours in Athens and this was the best way to explore the sights. We chose a night tour which started before sunset, allowing us to get good photos. Also because it was much cooler we were more relaxed. Athens after sunset is beautiful as well. Great fun!
Doing what: Athens Night Segway Tour
This tour was fantastic.
Vivienne from Athens Walks was such a good guide.
- She took one look at our family of 4 adults and promised to feed the boy adult every 7 mins.
- She was also able to cater for the dietary equipments of the girl adult.
- She was able to give lots of recommendations for our remaining days in Athens.
- She fed us until we could eat no more.
We loved Vivienne and we loved the tour. DEFINITELY RECOMMEND !!!!!!!!!!
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Vivian. It was a hot day in Athens but we didn't notice as we went from cafe to coffee shop to market to deli. Vivian was very organised and thoughtful, giving us water at each stop and telling us stories of her childhood in Athens. We definitely recommend.
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