Take in the architecture and history of Athens with a dedicated guide on this 4-hour private walking tour. Explore the city's iconic sights at your own pace with the personal attention of your guide. Listen to information about the history of the Greek capital while visiting the Temple of Nike, the Proplylaia Gates and the Parthenon. Stroll through the historic neighborhood of Plaka, admiring its charming streets and neoclassical balconies. Taste some of the best food Greece has to offer, such as local coffee, salami, pies and other desserts. All tastings are included.
We visit Athens as travelers, not as tourists. We get as excited as you to travel, to enjoy the history & photography. We love what we do. If you want to see everything that Athens has to offer, we recommend both modern and classical Athens sites in a full day tour. The day starts with convenient pickup from your location and then takes you to the Acropolis Hill, Zeus Temple, Olympic stadium, Plaka, ancient & modern Agora, Lycavetus hill and many more...
Schedule is flexible, but most importantly we can drive on small roads and you will see Athens from all different angles. We are content to show you the Athens we know and love, as travelers and not as tourists and for this reason we will avoid the tourist traps. You also have the flexibility to explore each attraction independently or add a licensed archaeologist guide (at an additional coast). Please see our photos
P.S: You have a choice of a private tour or a customized/ sharing tour. In second option the tour is not flexible.
This tour will take you to Athens in all possible ways. We will find Ancient Athens everywhere on this route.Our first stop will be the most beautiful, the most ancient and the most imposing monument in the world. The Acropolis. Then we proceed to visit the most beautiful Neoclassical building in Europe. The Academy's main building is one of the major landmarks of Athens and part of the so-called Trilogy. The organization of the Academy of Athens, whose title harks back to the ancient Academy of Plato, was first established on 18 March 1926.
After this visit we head to the heart of Modern Athens and try our 'Tastings' to get to know it better. We will see Varvakio .... Varvakios Agora (Athens Central Market).Finally we will stop at the well-known " Miran ", a taste of" tsipouro "or" ouzo "with pastrami, delicious sausages and smoked pork from the north or south of Greece.
Discover the locals-only culinary scene of Athens on a 2-hour private food tour. The family-friendly experience takes you to Athenian favorites, including an outdoor market, secret spice store, and typical street food stand. Taste Greek coffee, local cheese, loukoumades (Greek donut), and more. Along the way, feel free to ask questions and get recommendations from your private guide.
Get an on-the-ground lesson in Greek history on this private walking tour. Explore the atmospheric streets of Athens while learning about the myths and legends of ancient Greece from an informative guide. Visit the Trilogy of Athens, learn about neoclassical architecture, explore the Central Market and hear about Hermes, the God of Commerce, explore the colorful local spice market and more on this affordable half-day outing.
Go behind the scenes in Athens to taste authentic Greek cuisine on a food and walking tour led by a knowledgeable guide. Experience daily life in the city as you visit a variety of eateries and discover culinary gems that are favorites of the locals. Enjoy enough tastings to make up a generous meal and understand why Greece is famous for its delicious cuisine. Visit the Athens Central market, bakeries, traditional taverns and restaurants, and explore historical sites that few tourists see.
Michalis and Rachel welcome you to Athens. When you arrive our tour shows you where to eat and drink to experience the best Athens offers.
Walk through the markets and see the best tavernas for traditional food where the ingredients are so fresh there is no menu! The chef decides what to buy that morning! The places that make barrel wines onsite, where to drink ouzo and enjoy live Greek music and of course, the best gyros in town!!
Find the best bars in Athens. Some rooftop bars with views of the Acropolis,others are local speak easys where you will get a taste of Athens for the Athenians.
Visit a coffee shop and let us offer you Greek coffee made in the traditional way. Learn where to buy spices olives,oil,handmade leather goods and souveniers at local prices!
Greek food is some of the best in the world. The ingredients we grow in the beautiful Greek sunshine are so fresh that people visit just to enjoy the cuisine! Dont waste your holiday eating in tourist areas! Eat like a Greek!
Discover Athens' food without having to guess your way around its markets and menus on this half-day walking tour. Find and taste treasures such as organic olive oils and pastries easy to pass over if alone, and discover artisanal stores and eateries mostly only known to locals. Plus, as you talk and taste, hear background and snippets you could only get from a guide. A choice of departures provides flexibility.
Feast on food loved by locals on this street food tour of Athens. In a small group limited to 10 food lovers, you’ll explore Athens’ bustling downtown district and sample Greek specialties including ‘koulouri’ (pretzel covered in sesame seeds), Greek pie, and souvlaki. Learn about local culture and history, and enjoy a total of five food samples on this vegetarian-friendly tour.
Let your taste buds do the exploring on this small-group tour focusing on the best of Greek cuisine. Led by a local guide, you’ll set out on foot to sample such classics as creamy feta, rich olives and olive oil, and sesame seed-crusted ‘koulouri’ (bread). Wash it all down with a glass of strong, licorice-flavored ouzo. Your guide will even take you to a local delicatessen, where the owner will divulge the secrets to Athens' best eats. A small group limited to 12 people or less ensures a more intimate, personalized experience.
Explore the Greek capital’s culinary landscape on this half-day tour around the center of the city. Start your day with a traditional Greek coffee and then head out into the city, visiting tavernas, food stalls, open-air markets and more. Sample all kinds of local delicacies and locally-grown produce in your small group, but make sure to book in advance – there are only a handful of tours each week and a few spots on each tour.
Explore the best of Athens with very little effort on this electric bike tour. With a local guide, set off by electric-powered bike to discover the Greek capital’s ancient and modern highlights. Cruise by the Greek Parliament on Syntagma Square, see the Panathenaic Stadium, and explore historical Plaka and the ancient ruins beneath the Acropolis. Travel much of the way along traffic-free streets, stop to sample tasty Athenian delicacies, and hear about the sights from your informative guide, via the provided headsets. Numbers are limited for a small-group experience.
Experience Athens on a fun and affordable half-day e-bike tour. Meet your guide at Solebike, take a quick lesson on how to operate an electric bicycle, and hit the streets. Cruise to landmarks like the Roman Forum, the Ancient Agora, and the Temple of Zeus while listening to an informative local guide through a convenient ear piece.
Discover a side of Athens beyond the ancient monuments and crowded tourist spots with a private guide well-versed in the Greek capital’s counterculture. Check out hip cafes, art galleries, bookshops, and public spaces tucked into lively neighborhoods that most tourists miss. Learn about the social and political movements that inspired vibrant street art, enjoy the views from a secret lookout point, and taste a treat from a favorite local bakery.
Explore local flavors and creative neighborhoods on an Athens food tour through the heart of the Old City. Morning and afternoon departures are timed so your tasting stops combine for a hearty meal; a series of 8 or more tastings go from traditional street foods to home-style dishes, whether you’re nibbling souvlaki, sampling cheese pie, tasting real Greek yogurt, or checking out the local meze scene.
It can be hard to know where and what to buy in the bustling markets and shopping districts of Athens. Get guidance from a local expert who takes you to the best spots. Find one-of-a-kind souvenirs to bring home. Browse markets to examine hand-woven carpets, traditional instruments, antiques and replicas from Athens museums – then enjoy luxury boutiques.
Discover the many flavors of Greece in an authentic atmosphere on a 3-hour food tour. The well-rounded gastronomic experience is perfect for first time visitors or travelers who don’t want to waste their time at tourist restaurants. Taste your way through Omonia Square and the Central Market, while your guide explains the history and traditions behind the various dishes. Culinary highlights include loukoumade (Greek donut), Kretian cheeses, and gemista (stuffed peppers).
If you’re tired of taking blurry photos on your travel camera, or you’re a shutterbug who just doesn’t know where to start in Athens, this group tour will give you the skills and sights you’re looking for. Led by your guide, a professional photographer who can help you get the most out of your photos, explore picturesque, old-fashioned neighbourhoods like Anafiotika and Plaka, vibrant counter-culture areas like Psirri and bustling metropolitan sights like the Monastiraki Flea Market and the Varvakios Agora.
Getting a true steer on Greek food is easier with a local to show you around rather than visiting restaurants independently. This half-day Athens experience gives you deep insight into local cuisine with a tour of the city’s Central Market and a light lunch. Trawl the market stalls and eateries, enjoy tastings and observations you’d miss if alone, and choose produce to go into lunch at a local kitchen garden.
Explore Greece’s capital through its delicious local cuisine on this food-lover’s walking tour. Follow your guide through Varvakios Market, Athens liveliest and most traditional market, and mingle with the city’s locals buying their fresh ingredients.
Stroll through the town center and Plaka with a foodie local guide, popping into the neighborhood’s best places to eat local specialties like souvlaki, Peynirli and loukoumades. Top it all off with the unique olive oil lesson with a tasting.
To keep this small-group tour as intimate as possible, numbers are limited to 10 people.
• Learn the heritage of Greek cuisine Experience
• Visit various specialty food shops in Athens
• Small group limited to 10 people for a more personalized experience
• Breakfast like an Athenian with koulouri
• Bite into classic Greek Tyropita at a shop with 100 years history
• Visit a traditional deli and have a unique olive oil lesson and tasting
• Try the best souvlaki in Athens
Delve into the world of Greek cuisine and sample some of the nation’s lesser-known flavors on this small-group tasting tour in Athens—limited to 12 people. Arrive hungry, and follow your guide to four different food stops throughout the city. Discover top attractions like the Acropolis and Monastiraki Square, and lose yourself among the cheese, fish, herbs, and vegetable stalls of the Central Market.
Ideal for history buffs and foodies, this private Acropolis tour pairs ancient archaeology with Greek gastronomy. Learn about the myths and legends surrounding Athens’ famous mountaintop shrine with a personal, expert guide. Then head to the city's colorful central market for a tasting tour of authentic Greek specialties, from savory slow-cooked meat to decadent pastries and aromatic coffee.
Get an insider’s look into the best Athens has to offer on this small-group tour of the ancient city. Explore the city with a private guide who can share insights into the local history and culture. You’ll visit the culturally rich squares of Ktozia and Monastiraki and get an up-close look at the UNESCO-listed Acropolis. Avoid the hassle of a big group with this small-group tour, designed for 12 people or less.
Doing your own family tour of Athens may leave the kids uninspired and everyone unaware of the myths behind its ancient history. This private family tour reveals the legends that shaped the city’s neighborhoods and culture, firing your imaginations with tales of the Greek gods and their exploits. Explore the Athens Trilogy, markets, and other places associated with the myths; enjoy fun activities, and sample “loukoumades” donuts along the way.