Athens Food Small-Group Walking Tour - Tastes and Traditions

4 hours
Free cancellation
2 - 8
Mobile ticket


Explore Greece’s capital through its delicious local cuisine on this food-lovers walking tour. Follow your guide from Syntagma Square and stroll around the center of Athens while avoiding big crowds. Visit small shops and enjoy a tour that is in an open space!
Stroll through the town center and Plaka with a foodie local guide, popping into the neighborhood’s best places to eat local specialties like Tyropita, 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 8 people.

• Visit various specialty food shops in Athens
• Small group limited to 8 people for a more personalized experience
• Breakfast like an Athenian with koulouri
• Bite into classic Greek Tyropita at a shop with 100 years of history
• Visit a traditional deli and have a unique olive oil lesson and tasting


  • Lunch
  • Happy Local Guide
  • Insights on greek culture
  • Greek dessert

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Syntagma, Syntagma, Athens, Attica

Our tour starts outside the Syntagma metro station where you will meet your expert local guide. At this emblematic and historic meeting point of the Athenians, is your starting point. Here you will have your first taste of a traditional greek snack and breakfast the amazing Koulouri! We strongly advise you to skip breakfast and prepare yourself for an amazing food tour! Unlock the secrets of Greek cuisine with help of your local guide’s. Learn bout the habits and traditions of Greeks starting with the breakfast and visit a historic shop to have an amazing Tyropita (cheese pie).

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Agia Irini Church, 36 Aiolou Street, Athens Greece

Walk around the narrow streets of the old city of Athens and have real food tour, not just food sampling! Have a Bougatsa, experience a unique olive oil tasting, and have the opportunity to taste the best souvlaki in Athens.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Plaka, Athens 10556 Greece

We will stroll around the Mitropoleos street the begining of Plaka

Stop At: Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, Mitropoleos Square, Athens 999 20 Greece

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens a beautiful Temple that you should visit!

Duration: 5 minutes

Time of tour

11:30 AM

Meeting point

Syntagma Square, Plateia Syntagmatos, Athina, Greece

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms


  • Personal expenses
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Transportations can be arranged with additional cost

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
November 2019

We had a blast! I highly recommend this tour to everyone who whats to explore real Athenian tastes and see all the quirky backstreets. The guide was helpful and punctual

August 2021

Great tour. A walk around the Plaka with numerous stops for wonderful food and an olive oil tasting. It was like being shown around by a good friend. Highly recommend this tour.

August 2021

This tour was a fantastic introduction to Athens. Konstantinos was an amazing guide. During a heat wave he was extremely accommodating to our large group of 10. Every stop was unique and delicious! I would highly recommend this tour to anyone in Athens.

August 2021

This experience was exceptional! A stop in Athens would not be complete without Konstantinos and this wonderful food tour. It was extremely well paced for our group of 10 and Konstantinos really accommodated not only our group size but a record heat wave to make us as comfortable as possible. W...

Diane F
June 2021

I visited Athens with my family on June 24th and 25th and took the Athens Food Small-Group Walking Tour guided by Konstantinos Pesmatzoglou. It was a superb introduction into the food atmosphere of Athens and Konstantinos was very accommodating with frequent breaks due to the extreme temperatures...

June 2021

This tour was a delightful experience. Konstantinos has put together a great itinerary, he is polite, kind and extremely knowledgeable. It was a privilege to spend time with him and learn about the history of Athens street food and related customs. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone wan...

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