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Private Tour: Gourmet Food Walking Tour in Athens

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  • Get to grips with Athens’ cuisine on a private half-day food walking tour
  • Taste goodies such as koulouria (sesame bread) and loukoumades (mini-donuts)
  • Visit the central market, and try cheese, coffee, wines, honey, and more
Private Tour: Gourmet Food Walking Tour in Athens
From US$56.90
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Getting to know Athens’ cuisine alone is difficult, unless you’re already familiar with the city and its gastronomy. With this private tour, a guide shows you around top food spots for an introduction to local gourmet delicacies. Visit Athens’ central market and sample cheese, wine and coffee—you’ll uncover the city’s culinary heritage with the benefit of a guide to yourself. The tour includes tastings and offers a choice of departures.
What to Expect
Book your preferred departure time and greet your guide in Monastiraki Square. Then, hit the buzzing streets to learn about some of the Greek capital's specialities.

Call at an old cafe to try koulouria, a sesame-sprinkled bread that’s popular at breakfast. Visit a pastry shop for a custard-filled filo delight and loukoumades—small honey-and-nut-drenched donuts—and then head for a bakery and cheese shop to sample a pie and local cheese.

Next is Athens' central meat and fish market, Varvakios Agora, to browse the colorful stands. Savor home-produced Greek coffee and visit hidden delis to try fruit, olives, ham, and other produce.

Stop at a souvenir shop and taste Greek yogurt, wine, aromatized vinegar, organic olive oil, and honey—perhaps buying some take-home gifts—and stroll Evripidou Street to relish the aromas of its herb and spice shops. After one last tasting, your tour finishes at the starting point.
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Reviewed today
Best Tour Guide and Delicious Food!

My boyfriend and I signed up for a 10am tour and met our tour guide, Katarina, at monastiraki square. We told Katarina that we would have to end 30 minutes early and she accommodated our request while bringing us to all her intended stops without...More

Thank kappelbaum92
Reviewed 4 days ago
Half Day with Dorelli

We had a great food tour with Dorelli! From cheese pie to loukomades (Greek doughnut) and of course, Greek coffee! She is witty and really considerate to make sure we crossed the small roads safely (Greek drivers can be fast) and never push us to...More

Thank Sao Yong C
Reviewed 1 week ago
Extraordinary Food Tour

This is an amazing tour. Not only do you learn about the food, you'll learn about the culture and heritage of Athens. We visited some amazing local shops, fresh markets, and bakeries. We had wonderful food and got some great pictures.The tour is very personable...More

1  Thank Scott L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Wonderful tour and guide!

Anna was our guide and gave us some of the history of the city as well as excellent tastings. The food was delicious and we saw parts of the city that we would never have gone into on our own. Anna has a great personality...More

1  Thank LaToya L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Don't miss out on this whilst in Athens !

We did a private walking tour with Irini as our guide and she was brilliant ! Not only did she give us wonderful things to try, she was informative, funny, enthusiastic about everything Greek and more importantly - good company. We loved our time with...More

1  Thank 25penny
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Carolyn R
2 May 2018|
Response from Joseph Julian H | Reviewed this property |
The market or stores are not part of the tour ... more like cafes and greek delis
21 April 2018|
Response from Joseph Julian H | Reviewed this property |
English yes approx 3 to 4 hours