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Indulge your inner foodie on this 4-hour gourmet tasting tour and sample the edible delights of Athens. Take to the streets for a walking tour of Athens’ cafés, markets, delicatessens and street food haunts. Enjoy the undivided attention of your private food-expert guide as you uncover the secrets of Greek cuisine and learn more about the city’s culinary heritage. Stop along the way to sample local treats like sweet donuts, Greek bread and regional cheeses, washed down with Greek wine and freshly brewed coffee.

Highlights

  • 4-hour gourmet walking tour of Athens with a private guide
  • Taste a selection of Greek specialties including koulóuria (sesame bread rings) and loukoumades (Greek donuts)
  • Explore Varvakios Agora with an expert guide and learn about the city’s culinary history
  • Try a traditionally brewed Greek coffee
  • Visit specialty food stores to try local produce including wine and organic olive oil
  • Select a start time to suit your vacation schedule
  • This private tour ensures you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide

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What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Gourmet Food Walking Tour in Athens

Taste delicious Greek treats on this private tour in Athens!

Customer Reviews

Susan W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

We took this tour on our first full day in Athens with our guide Kostas. We had a great experience by learning the local foods, customs, and pronunciations. We enjoyed stopping in eateries where foods were made by local residents. The tour gave us a good sense of the layout of Plaka and surrounding neighborhoods.

pgoyseverino

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

A must do in Athens!!! Our tour was highly personalized and we got to see the true Athens!! Would highly recommend!!!

Shannon A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

What an amazing experience! My mom and I thought this was one of our favorite experience while in Athens. We learned about the people, culture and history. And all while sampling delicious food from all parts of the city and getting a bit of exercise via walking - the meant and fish markets and fruit and veg stalls, the coffee house, the all of it was fantastic. And the LUKAMADES. Heavenly!! I can't recommend this tour enough.

debsallee

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

Awesome food tour, awesome food, great knowledge and company of guide with ample opportunities to buy products you take and take them home to share with your fellow foodies. Best foodie tour we have taken anywhere.

mrs e n

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

We had a really special afternoon with our guide Anabelia. She was fun, informative and knowledgeable about the food and the area, we took in the markets and small independent retailers selling spices, sausages, cheese and organic Greek produce. Highly recommend!

Geraldine R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Had an absolutely wonderful time. Next week when I rent a flat for 14 days in Plaka, I will be going to those places we went. I would do it again, and I will definitely recommend the tour and tour guide to others.
Ευχαριστώ πολύ, Kostas!

Cheryl M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

This tour was a high point in our stay in Athens. We Our wonderful guide, Anna, took us off the tourist track and showed us aspects of Athens that we would probably have missed otherwise.

Rajiv S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

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!

Paige H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

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!

Faye O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

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!

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