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Private Tour: Highlights of Athens with Traditional Food Tasting

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    What to Expect
    Begin your private tour in Athens with pickup at your hotel, after which you will engage in an important Greed ritual: coffee and glikou tou koutoulu, or the 'sweet of the spoon'. Learn about the origins of the practice from your guide while taking in the ambiance of one of Athens' oldest cafes. 

    Navigate through Athens' tiny streets to hidden gems and boutiques, where you will experience some of the highlights of Greece's rich pastry culture: taste lukomades, kadaifi, galatopita, among other delicacies. Additionally, stop at some herb and bread shops and taste some local cured meats at a famous hidden delicatessen. Learn about the history of Greek olive oil and taste a selection of olive oils from a variety of regions and islands in Greece, accompanied by cheeses.

    Sit down for lunch at one of the city's best local tavernas, and dig in to a meal of mezethes, or small dishes. Return to your hotel for drop-off at the end of your tour.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Monisteraki Square in central Athens Plaka area.

    Pick-up from your hotel if in 10 minutes walking distance of Monisteraki Square.

    Cruise ship return transfer with supplement on request.
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from centrally located hotels
    • Dedicated local city guide
    • Traditional Greek Coffee and Sweet
    • Sampling of traditional sweet varieties at specialist shop
    • Private tasting of a variety of local cured meets
    • Private tasting of a variety of olive oils & local cheeses
    • Lunch of Mezethes' (many small dishes) at traditional taverna
    • Gratuities (on discretion)
    • Drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Some moderate walking is involved so a reasonable fitness level is recommended along with comfortable shoe
    • Cruise ship pickup & transfer can be arranged for you on request with small additional cost payable to your guide on the day
    • Taxi Transfer from other areas of Athens to the departure point can be arranged for you on request with small additional cost payable to your guide on the day
    • Any dietary requirements or limitations should be described
    • A maximum of 6 people per booking
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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