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Small Group, Delicious Athens Food Tour provided by Alternative Athens

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Small Group, Delicious Athens Food Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Small Group, Delicious Athens Food Tour
* All tastings are individualized with portions for each visitor (no food sharing) * All visited stores meet or exceed mandatory National Health Organization standards. * Wireless Tour Guide Systems are provided to all participants. Receivers are sanitized between use and earpieces are single-use.
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Updated 20/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
To cover maximum culinary ground in minimum time, a food tour is essential. Led by a local guide, this Athens food tour covers all the Greek bases—including no fewer than 10 tastings and a classic “souvlaki” sampler. Traveling on foot in a small group, savor delicacies from honey to olive oil, from pastries to cheese, and discover Greek culture as you do.
Highlights
  • Visit at least 10 specialty food stores in Athens and taste their wares
  • Sample Greek favorites, including honey, olive oil, cheese, and coffee
  • Taste traditional “souvlaki” (kebabs) and "baklava" (nut pastries)
  • Discover off-the-path neighborhoods and local markets in a small group
What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group in central Athens and stroll through the residential area like a local. Discover the foods Athenians love on a visit to no fewer than 10 curated stores. Taste local cheese, honey, olive oil, coffee, and more, and learn about the herbs and spices that underpin Greek cooking. Stroll through the bustling lanes and byways of the busy Central Market. Visit bakeries and pastry shops, and sample the legendary baklava as you hear about Greek culture from your guide. After trying traditional "souvlaki" kebabs, your tour finishes in central Athens, where your guide can direct you to the metro. Thanks to all those tastings, lunch is not required.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Syntagma, Athens 105 63, Greece
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Psyri, Athens, Greece
Inclusions
  • All tastings during the tour
  • Local Food Expert guide
  • Wireless Tour Guide System
Exclusions
  • Any extra food or drinks participants may get on their own
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • We recommend you have a light breakfast as there will be plenty to taste during your tour!
  • At the end of the tour, lunch won't be necessary!
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with constraining dietary restrictions or severe food allergies
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Dror A wrote a review Oct 2020
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This tour is a must. We had a private tour with Andreas he was by far the best guide you could ask for. Don’t you dare eat anything before the tour starts, in no time you’ll be treated with different types of tastings. 10/10.
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Naamit wrote a review Oct 2020
Tel Aviv, Israel8 contributions2 helpful votes
I had the best time with Antigoni, exploring the less know side of Athens and greek tastes & flavors. Many stops, lots of food and a very enjoyble time with a great and knowlogable guide! Highly recomanded!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Lauren Joyanne M wrote a review Oct 2020
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Amazing food tour with Andreas today! He was very friendly and informative... answering all questions and giving recommendations. He even went over the allocated time which was so kind. We couldn't believe how much food we were able to try...it was all delicious. You won't go
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Paul wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom1 contribution
Andreas was a great guide, happy to share his knowledge of the area and the culture. Definitely tried quite a few things I wouldn’t have without this tour. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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kirsten b wrote a review Oct 2020
germany38 contributions7 helpful votes
With a group of friends - all culinary enthusiasts - we did this wonderful tour on the first day of our stay. A perfect decision as we got already acquainted with the small streets in Old Athens. Our lovely guide Antigoni was super knowledgeable, told us many great stories
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Date of experience: October 2020
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100% recommend
We are very satisfied with our tour and lovely tour guide we had. We had learned many interesting stories about the
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MeidanEd
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One of the best experience in Athens
Just had the Food tour today, it was one of our best experience in Athens. The guy (Andereas) was super nice and ki
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Ruitravelling
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Understand Athens from past to present
With this tour you can hit the ground running if it’s your first time in Athens. It gives you an overview of the la
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Astrasman
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A perfect tour with Andreas
We booked a group culinary tour but when we arrived to the meeting point - we found only the guide. So we had a pri
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135anatg
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Very Cool & interesting tour
Andreas gave us an unforgettable night, showing us many cool bars in Athens, sharing with us insights about Athenia
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Suse_11
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Amazing tour
Really brilliant street art tour with Nikos - one of my holiday highlights. He’s genuinely incredibly knowledgable
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Paradise755976
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A great unexpected tour in Athens
I loved travelling in neighbourhoods I've never been before like Kolonaki ans Exarchia and the little stories of th
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nathaliemW7118ID
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amazing experience
Nice tour through neighborhoods that i did not know. I was surprised to discover all these artists and their works
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Shows places that you wouldn't come across yourself
Nice tour that brought us to places we'd otherwise not have visted. The tourguide also made some good recommendatio
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957gilis
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Best experience in Athens
We had the best time with Antigoni! The tour was so fun, interesting, we learned a lot of new things, and yummy of
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787peggyv
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Great introduction to Athens!
Ifi, our guide, was friendly, informative and engaging. The children (between 6 and 13) loved all her stories. It w
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jonajourney
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Experience Athens through the eyes of Street Artists
I’m very happy I did this walk! Our guide Andreas told us many interesting stories about the artists, their work an
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Dave H
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Best Tour in South Europe
Andreas provides us with an incredible customized tour around Athens exploring a beautiful combination between old
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willc580
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Wonderful tour, just book it.
What a wonderful tour, perfectly paced and potted to keep everyone engaged. Ifi gave us such fantastic insights. Th
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Fantastic Tour and Guide!
This tour was fantastic! We learned so much about Greek Mythology and the relation to the sites in Athens. Kostas w
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