Private Tour: Alternative Athens City Walk

4 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 6
Mobile ticket


Discover the historical city of Athens by foot on this private 4-hour walking tour. Get up close to top landmarks, ancient ruins and royal palaces. Then, step off the well-trodden tourist path to explore bustling markets, modern city sights and other local hotspots. Feel as though you’re flipping through a real-life history book as you walk around diverse, history-rich neighborhoods, and uncover the city’s long and storied past through your private guide’s eye-opening commentary.


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Plateia Syntagmatos, Leoforos Vassilissis Amalias, Athens 105 63 Greece


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Central Market, Athinas 42, Athens 999-20 Greece


Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Monastiraki, Athens Greece

Monastiraki square

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Psirri, Athens Greece


Duration: 30 minutes


  • Hotel pickup (if hotel in historic city center, please contact us)
  • Private guide
  • City map


  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation

Additional information

  • Children up to 5 are free of charge
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes
  • Please contact us if you wish to schedule a different departure time
  • If your hotel is located within the historic center of Athens and you prefer meeting your guide at your hotel instead of the meeting point, you need to contact us up to 24 hours prior to your tour so that we arrange accordingly.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability

Ticket delivery

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


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

May 2022

We had a lovely stroll through the different neighbourhoods, and learnt so much about the history of Athens and the different districts in particular. We saw places we would never have known existed and their significance in the historical political, and cultural development of the modern city, o...

November 2021

This was an amazing tour, which provided great insight to the historical nature of the city blended in with more recent times. Our guide, Josephine, was attentive and knowledgeable, who took care to provide an inclusive dialogue with everyone on the tour. This was money really well spent.

Chantale L
August 2021

Very nice and interested tour with historical and personal stories, always the right balance. Envoyed all of it . Would recommend Maroussa our guide to every curious person !

June 2021

We took the Private Walk - Greek Mythological Tour with Danae of Alternative Athens. It was a truly amazing experience. Danae picked us up at our hotel and we began our tour back in time. We started at Zues’ Temple, worked our way over to the Acropolis and ended in the Ancient Agora. Obviously...

September 2019

We where lead thru the myths and ledge day of Athens. Walking the areas of the beginnings the gods and demigods and the creation of man and Ancient Greece. The tour guide was excellent in telling the stories and showing how it tied in with the remains of the ruins thrust the tour. Recommend to al...

April 2019

My husband & I were thrilled to do this amazing Walking Tour with our Exceptional Guide Andreas who has so much knowledge , is dedicated & held the attention of the group constantly. We learnt so much & visited areas where the large group tours would not go. We were so impressed by Andreas & his ...

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from US$162.75 / per person