Join us on a delicious journey around Athens through four of the city’s most foodie neighbourhoods to take in as much Greek food culture as you can (come hungry!).
During our food walk:
- We will visit a deli-restaurant to taste amazing Greek olives, Greek cheeses, wrapped vine leaves and learn all about Greek herbs and olive oil.
- We will taste the beloved street food of the locals, the souvlaki or gyro.
- We will watch how the locals unwind inside stylish bars and cafes around the hip St. Irene’s square surrounded by the first cathedral of Athens and neoclassical buildings of 19th century.
- We will taste peinirli (a traditional pizza style crunchy dough topped with melting cheese and delicious cold cuts) baked on hot stone oven.
- We will visit a well-hidden a mom-and-pop restaurant to savour tapas style food in bohemian Psyrri area.
- Time for hard choices: to pick our favourite dessert: baklava, galaktoboureko (phyllo custard pie) or a unique-flavoured ice-cream!
Sample the cuisine of Athens with this evening food tour. You'll meet your guide at Syntagma Square and head out to a local deli to sample cheeses, meats and other delicacies. You'll also get to sample raki, a traditional Greek spirit, along with all sorts of local wine.
Sample Greece’s tastiest dishes on this food and walking tour through Athens. Led by a local guide, stroll through the city’s historic streets, tasting ‘bougatsa’ (a sweet or savory pastry), ‘loukoumades’ (Greek honey dumplings), olives and other Greek specialties. Then, take a trip to the Varvakeios market to peruse regional spices and herbs. To keep this small-group tour as intimate as possible, numbers are limited to 14 people.
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.
Appease your appetite for traditional Greek food during this half-day small-group culinary tour in Athens. Follow your guide to 10 carefully curated specialty food shops, located off the beaten path in residential neighborhoods, to taste Athenian delicacies such as honey, spices, sweets, cured meat, cheese and olive oil. Finish your tour with a taste of the much-celebrated Greek souvlaki. This tour is limited to 12 people or fewer to ensure an intimate atmosphere; all tastings are included.
Go beyond your average gyro (pita sandwich) and baklava (phyllo dough dessert) on a private 3-hour food tour of Athens. Follow your guide through three of the city’s top culinary neighborhoods to sample a total of nine dishes. Stop at locals-only joints, posh cafes, a hidden bakery, and other top notch eateries. Along the way, learn about food history, contemporary culture, and more from your private guide.
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.
This foodie extravaganza is the ultimate way to get a taste of Greece. By traveling with a private guide, you’ll get a more personalized experience, and you’ll have your guide’s undivided attention for questions. Your guide will lead the way, which takes the stress out of navigating, and you’ll visit multiple local Athens food hotspots, such as markets, food counters, and more. Highlights include trying Greek olive oil, souvlaki, and doughnuts.
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.
Experience Athens’ illuminated sights and nightlife on a small-group tour. With a local guide, witness the Greek capital at its after-dark best and learn how Athenians relax, eat, drink, and party. Soak up the floodlit landmarks, discover the lively nighttime districts, hear urban myths, and visit three bars to sample local spirits and mouthwatering ‘meze’ appetizers. End at an uptempo music spot, enjoying foot-stomping Greek ‘bouzouki’ guitar folk music.
Experience Athens like a local with a 3.5-hour tour of the city’s back alleys, atmospheric neighborhoods and undiscovered gems with an insider guide. Kick off your excursion with a cup of traditional coffee in a hidden garden in the heart of Athens, then discover bohemian workshops and the vibrant street art scene. Take in a blend of ancient sites and cutting-edge culture as you trace a route from historic tombs to industrial districts and art centers, and pause along the way to sample spirits and sweets made by local artisans.
When your cruise ship pulls into Athens port, get a taste for classic Greek cuisine on a 4-hour walking shore excursion. Stroll down the historical streets and make several food stops to sample enticing local specialities such as delectable 'loukoumades' dough balls, moreish ‘koulouri’ bread, 'pastourma’ sausage and more. Dip into bakeries, dairies and sweet shops, and discover popular Greek fruits, herbs and spices on a wander through the buzzing central Varvakeios food market. Numbers are limited to 14 on this small-group shore excursion, ensuring personalized attention from your guide.
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.
Join local host Yannis on a voyage of a few thousand years condensed into a 3.5-hour food walk around Athens! Sample local delicacies and learn all about Greece's rich culinary history.
• Nibbles are included at every stop, as well as 'mezzes' in a local 'taverna'
• Visit over 30 points of interest, from coffee and pastry shops to open-air markets
• Food walk for 2 to 8 people
• Knowledgeable tour guide with untold stories and facts!
Discover the delights of authentic Greek cuisine with a private, three-hour food tour of Athens. Let a professional food journalist guide show you how real Athenians eat as you visit a traditional market, mouthwatering bakeries, and a cafe near the Acropolis for tastings of the best local products. Learn about typical ingredients found in Greek cooking, and get tips on the best places to drink and dine while in town.
About your host Marin: "We are Marina, food & wine tourism professional, and Nelly, adventure travel expert. We love creating meaningful food experiences, that will make the most of your travels. Connect you with the local food culture and history."
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.
Enjoy a wonderful, romantic night out, especially designed to showcase the best parts of the illuminated Athens. Top a fantastic experience off with a delicious dinner in one of the most romantic spots in Athens, take in the stunning view and let the romantic feeling overtake you! We will pick you up from your Hotel Lobby and head down to the main Greek port of Piraeus, passing by the most important points of the city like City Hall and the picturesque yacht’s harbor of Microlimano.
The hill of Lycabettus is the highest peak of Athens, which overlooks the capital from 277 meters. Suitably it is considered as one of the most romantic places while it certainly stands out for its panoramic view of the beautiful city. The most beautiful images fill the eyes of every visitor, facing the Acropolis to Piraeus and the Saronic Gulf.
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.
Discover Athens in the best way possible with this delicious foodie tour. Explore different areas of the city on foot and learn about contemporary life and culture. Avoid tourist traps and head to beloved local markets, delis, and family-owned tavernas to sample souvlaki, dolmades, spanakopita, koulouri, olives, and more. Your tour concludes with a meze lunch and wine at a traditional taverna.
Looking for a special way to spend an evening in Athens? This romantic dinner package may just be your ticket. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you up to the Plaka neighborhood, passing by main archaeological sites along the way. You'll then sit down to dinner in a three-story mansion with beautiful views out over the Acropolis, where you'll dine on delicious Greek fare and beer or locally produced wine.
Immerse yourself in Greek cuisine on a private 4-hour gastronomy tour. Together with your guide, visit the top markets, including Athens Agora, and food establishments that the city has to offer. Begin with sweet treats such as koulouri (a circular bread with sesame seeds) and bougatsa (breakfast pastry), moving on to traditional cheeses and olives. The non-stop food adventure continues with coffee, souvlaki (skewered meat), and other savory dishes.
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).