Gourmet Food Walking Tour in Athens


4 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

Step off the beaten track and awaken your senses on a 4-hour gourmet food walking tour in Athens, taken at a time that suits your schedule. Walk through Monastiraki Square and the central city market, Varvakios Agora, to spend a half-day. Your tour leader will explain the stories and the origins of the local food while you will taste and drinks at some of the best local foodies places.

Description

Stop At: Monastiraki, Athens Greece

Lively Monastiraki is known for iconic landmarks including the ruins of Hadrian’s Library, the Ancient Agora and the rebuilt Stoa of Attalos, with a museum exhibiting Athenian artifacts. Monastiraki Flea Market is a jumble of shops selling artisanal soaps, handmade sandals and souvenir T-shirts. The surrounding streets are crammed with traditional tavernas and restaurants, many with Acropolis views.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Aiolou, Athina, Greece

Aiolou Street is a street in downtown Athens, the Greek capital. It is named after Aeolus, the god of winds in Greek mythology

Stop At: Central Market Athens, Monastiraki Greece

Fish, meat & produce are sold at this central market, also featuring restaurants.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Psirri, Athens Greece

Vibrant Psyrri centers on Iroon Square, whose surrounding streets have eateries offering meze and live music, including rembetika (Greek blues). Bars with DJs stay open late, as do tavernas serving traditional specialties like meatballs and Greek salad. Small artisan shops, often decorated with graffiti, sell handmade leather bags, indie fashions and offbeat homewares

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Evripidou, Athina, Greece

The herb and spice street of Athens

Pass By: Athens Walks Tour Company, Athanasiou Diakou 16, Athens 105 53 Greece

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Sample Menu

• Koulouri
• Local coffee
• Mezedes plates
• Bread with tomatoe sauce
• Local pies
• Souvlaki
• Yoghurt with honey
• Local wine and tsipouro
• Loukoumades

Inclusions

  • Food and drink
  • Local food leader

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Animals or pets allowed
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Please make sure you will not eat anything in advance cause the amount of food is plenty.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • You need to be fully vacinnated and have vaccination certificate to be able to attend the tour
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

Ticket delivery

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

Operates

Daily (except Sundays)

Cancellation

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

DAWN_B
May 2022

Perfect first day in Athens. Come hungry. You will learn so much about local Greek food and drink. Our guide was extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful.

CBell1987
May 2022

Really enjoyable and informative tour. Annabelle was brilliant and really friendly! She was really knowledgeable not only on the history of the city but also on the simple things like lactose allergies and what to avoid etc, this attention to detail in itself was invaluable and made for a very pe...

Maral_T
May 2022

Jada was amazing the group was fun. Jada took us to the best Italian food and wine places. Highly recommend especially on the first day in Rome.

SHANEQUA_B
May 2022

This walking tour was amazing!!! The food was fantastic and the knowledge of our guide Ana was just top notch. We felt as if we were meeting up with an old friend. It was so much fun. Please please book the tour!!!!

Kathryn_D
May 2022

Irene was great. Very knowledgeable and fun!! It was a great group of people and Irene interested with everyone!!

Kim_R
May 2022

Such a great tour - authentic Greek food in a fun setting. Our tour guide, Irene, was amazing. She shared background on everything we ate as we walked thru the city.

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