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Flavors of Athens private food tour

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Greek private food tour in Athens. Tantalize your taste buds and gain insights into Greek gastronomy with this delicious Athens food walking tour. Learn all about the tastes Athenians cherish and indulge in a bountiful assortment of appetizing sweet and savory local delicacies and drinks with our food-wise guide.

Discover small shops, explore the city’s central food market and find out for yourself what the Greek food culture is really like.
Highlights
  • Explore the flavors of Athens on a private food walking tour
  • Tour shops and markets to discover local foods you might otherwise miss
  • Try cold cuts, loukoumades, and more, and visit the central market
  • Personalized attention from private guide, with tastings and drinks included
What to Expect
Greet your guide at your central Athens hotel on foot or at a convenient meeting point, and set off to explore the city’s culinary scene. As you walk, learn how Athenians are passionate about food, and hear about their daily cooking routines and favorite ingredients, techniques, and recipes. Delve into backstreets for an authentic take on the local gastronomy, and visit bakeries, specialized food shops, and more to taste sweet and savory delicacies. Chat with artisans and vendors for insight into their creations, and visit the central market to peruse wares from across Greece. Plus, tap into your guide’s local knowledge for ideas on tasty souvenirs to buy. Dishes you may try include straight-from-the-oven pies, souvlaki (meat skewers), loukoumades—honey-soaked mini-donuts—and cold cuts. Stop for a traditional Greek coffee and local spirits that are part of the fabric of life here. Your tour concludes at a central location.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Athens Syntagma square or otherwise upon arrangement
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
4h
Return Details
Athens Monastiraki square metro station or otherwise upon arrangement
Inclusions
  • 4-hour private walking experience
  • Hotel pick-up (walking)
  • Sampling of local beverages and delicacies
  • Private services of a food-wise ‘Insider’ guide
  • All taxes
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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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Reviewed 3 days ago

Don't skip this one. Our tour guide Electra was amazing. A native Athenian, she was a wealth of knowledge on every area we walked through as well as the details, variations, and history of the foods we tried. Greek coffee, baklava, pies, meze... All delicious....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a wonderful day touring the streets of Athens with our new friend Panos! His knowledge and passion were evident throughout this special day! We highly recommend him for a unique glimpse of this special city!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Teegang5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our food tour with Yannis Ninos was not only the highlight of our vacation in Greece, but also one of the most incredible experiences in our life! With more than 5 hours of walking, eating and discussing about every aspect of the greek culture, we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank SaLnS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chef George was our personal Athens Food Tour Guide! He is an experienced Chef that is passionate about food. He took us to some fantastic restaurants and explained what makes Greek food distinct and unique. Traditional Svoulaki was a favorite for us. The Orange Pie...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

This walking food tour of Athens was fantastic with the energetic, friendly, and informative chef Yannis Ninos! We tasted so much wonderful foods, all while exploring the vibrant city of Athens. From nuts and dried fruits to Greek coffee and sweets, pies, and traditional foods...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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I think they are flexible. Our guide had a late afternoon tour after ours finished at 2:00
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Key Details
  • Athens Insiders
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: Chinese, French, German, Spanish
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