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Athens Experience-Food Tour, Semi-Private Walking Tour

Activity provider: Αthens Food on Foot

Athens Experience-Food Tour, Semi-Private Walking Tour

Activity provider: Αthens Food on Foot

From US$ 75.91 per person

Get oriented in the city of Athens with a local, expert guide, while tasting the best Greek foods. Learn about Athenian culture from your guide and get advice and recommendations for your stay.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Greek, French
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the local vibrant open market, try traditionally brewed Greek coffee
  • Taste delightful bites, of pies, cheese, meats and olives mezze, and much more
  • Discover all the hidden, local, and iconic places you wouldn’t find by yourself
Full description
On this ultimate food tasting tour, you will break away from the typical Athens attractions to uncover more than 18 authentic Greek culinary delights, and learn all there is about traditional Greek cuisine and culture! Start your day in the heart of 'Psyrri,' one of Athens' most charming neighbourhoods. Enjoy a strong Greek coffee with a tasty 'koulouri', a sesame-seed bread ring. Then, visit a variety of unique Greek delis and speciality Greek pie shops to sample favourite snacks, such as the 'spanakopita', (spinach pie) as well as an assortment of other freshly baked pastries. Following your exploration of the vibrant "Varvakios" market, where you will discover all kinds of meat, fish, and poultry, you will stop to sample traditional homemade Greek home cuisines such as mousaka, stuffed tomatoes and peppers, and fresh sardines and kalamari or meats for non fish eater. You will also be tasting mouth-watering Greek delicacies such as cheeses, meats, olives, natural olive oil, and snack mixes like dried fruit and nuts. Next, pop into a lovely tiny mastiha shop, to learn about the numerous organic products made from mastic before visiting a quiet, traditional Greek eatery to sample one of the most popular Greek spirits together with their 'meze', (appetisers). At the end of your ultimate food tasting tour of Athens, you'll have sampled some of the city's most delicious dishes and gained a better understanding of Greece's cuisine, culture and history.
Includes
  • Get a full orientation of the city of Athens with a local, expert guide that will also give you assistance for the duration of your stay!
  • Visit Varvakeios market, the local vibrant open fish and meat market
  • Discover all the hidden, local, and iconic places you wouldn’t find by yourself
  • Taste delightful bites, of pies, cheese, meats and olives, sample olive oil and much more!
  • Try traditionally brewed Greek coffee
  • Introduce yourself to Mastiha, the Greek superfood!
  • Savour appetising Greek mezze (the Greek tapas) and wash them down with local Greek wine or Greek spirits!
  • And do not forget the desert, the Greek honey donuts, loukoumades!
  • Arrive with an empty stomach and let us treat you like a Greek God and Goddess
  • Anything you purchase during the tour.
  • Drinks besides the glass of wine which is icluded
  • If you book a Sunday tour consider that every Sunday the local market is closed

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Meeting point

Monastiraki metro station, Blue or Green line in front of Veneti bakery

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