Kostas was our tour guide and he was fabulous - passionate and really knowledgeable - we saw the parts of Athens that were amazing, quiet but really special - do this tour to learn about the best of Athens
As most others have said this is a very nice tour walking the back streets and seeing many of the main sights but from a different perspective. We were four people and Kostos did a fine job keeping us entertained and tailoring the tour to our specific circumstances. As a former Presidential Guard when he did his military service he was able to spice up the tales explaining the ins and outs of one of Greece's tourist stops. The four hours went quickly and we had a very nice small picnic with wine in one of the forests surrounding the Acropolis. You cannot have a better tour so sign up and you will not regret it. A marvelous way to see much of central Athens in and around the Acropolis. This is a very nice complement to the evening tour of the Acropolis by the same company.
We thoroughly enjoyed our morning Athens Walking tour and picnic with Barbara! She was very thorough, knowledgeable and went out of her way to make our tour a memorable one! Because it was just my husband and I, she was able to give us a very personilzed tour that exceeded our expectations.
This was a fantastic tour. Off the beaten path tour of Athens with a fabulous picnic dinner over looking the city at sunset.
Kostas is an amazing guide. Tour absolutely lived up to expectation. Picnic lunch on hillside absolutely charming.
Amazing tour! Definitely a must do!! The tour guide was great and definitely saw things you wouldn and #39;t see on your own!
Kostas was an excellent tour guide and gave us a lot of history and culture of all aspects of Athens.We liked the National Garden and a Palace,seeing local artist artwork,Visiting the oldest church,getting a glimpse of Analfi,tasting delicious liqueur from a 100 year old bar in Plaka,watching the National guards practice and learning that all males must serve the National Guard.The best was a delicious lunch on a Hill right opposite clear view of the Acroplis and Parthenon.We highly recommend this tour to newcomers and repeat ones like ourselves to Athens.Kostas recommended going to the New Acroplis Museum after the tour and we loved it followed by a snack and coffee which was delicious.
Costos lead a highly enjoyable and informative tour. He is personable, interesting, and led us through areas of town well off the beaten path. He is the perfect guide and this was the perfect experience! Highly recommended!
Our guide, Costas, rates as the best we have experienced in 40 years of travel. He was very informative, personable, open to provide a personal view of his life in Greece, the Greek culture and history, and to show us parts of this city seldom visited. This tour was very different from the formal city tour and greatly increased our appreciation of Athens and its culture.
Kostas, thank you so much! You were very welcoming and we felt like we were meeting an old friend. We saw places we wouldn and #39;t have found on our own. We will
Never forget our first night in Athens, the delicious picnic, and breathtaking sunset. Thank you!
I thoroughly enjoyed this tour! Costas was knowledgable and entertaining. The meeting point was easy to find Evangelismos metro station-make sure you look at the archaeological displays in the station and we walked at a reasonable pace. We passed many of the big sites presidential and PM residences, National Garden, Temple of Zeus, Hadian's Arch, Mars Hill, Plaka and Anafiotika neighborhoods and Philopappou Hill and there was always the added bonus of a hidden gem information or actual site that we would not have found or known on our own. I didnt feel rushed nor did we stop at any souvenir shops. There were several breaks WC and water and lunch was ample and filling.
Great tour. Highly recommend for the beginning or end of your vacation. Very glad we did the evening tour instead of the morning one.
This tour is an absolute must do. It really does take you through parts of Athens you might not normally see, parts definitly worth seeing. So beautiful! The tour guide was super friendly, funny and well informed. He even brought us traditional Greek treats to eat at the end while we watched the sunset. I highly recommend the sunset option of this tour.
I thought i had reviewed this brilliant tour. The guide really knew his stuff. We walked at a leisurely pace and enjoyed the beauty of Athens- going into little back alleys that i would definitely have not walked in alone. For the finale of the tour we entered a park opposite the Acropolis and as night fell we watched it light up while enjoying some wine and greek food......wow!! This tour was special and i was so glad to have found it.
Do NOT miss this!! Very professional while at the same time I felt like I was being shown around Athens by a friend. Kostas made things come so alive that it didn and #39;t matter that most of the tour was conducted after dark (late October, evening booking) One of my favourite tours ever!! Outstanding!!
Had a great evening and discovered areas hidden away and heard wonderful anecdotes
Outstanding tour. Truly saw areas only an experienced Athenian who loves the city and its history would know about.
This tour enabled us to see parts of Athens we would probably not have found on our own. We were fortunate enough to be the only people who had booked the morning tour so we had the guide to ourselves. He was a mine of information and was happy to talk to us not just about what we were seeing but also about customs, attitudes and even politics in Greece. The tour was well paced, with enough rest breaks. The picnic on the hill at the observatory provided a really memorable experience.
Best tour i had in Greece. The guide is very passionate by his job !
excellent tour many thanks to the guide dont miss out on this tour
Excellent tour. We enjoyed the walking tour and picnic, Kostas was a great guide. Would highly recommended this tour.
awesome!! This was our best tour of Athens. We were met on time at the meeting place, and started straight away, as we were the only people on the tour. We walked around Athens and saw many things we did not know were there - from the hidden insights from the royal gardens to the view from the top of Mars Hill, to the hidden gems in Plaka - amazing!! A must do Tour when in Athens.
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