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Be a Greek

46 reviews
Athens, Greece
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About Be a Greek
Explore the core of Greece and walk its secret paths accompanied by an Athenian. Enjoy a 4 hour private walking tour through the longest pedestrian archaeological park in Europe. Discover the hidden treasures of modern Athens and wander amongst some of the most important landmarks that have influenced Western civilization.
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Greek Mythology Treasure Hunt for Kids - Athens Private Tour
3 reviews
Introduce your young travelers to the tales of classic Greek mythology with a private, interactive challenge in the center of Athens. From Mount Olympus to the feats of Hercules, kids learn the myths of creation, nature, and history as told by the ancient Greeks. An activity booklet, games, and fun quizzes given by a specially trained children’s guide keep little explorers engaged while learning about the gods and goddesses that populate these enduring legends.
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$56.78 per adult
Athens Private Wine Tasting Tour - Dionysian Grapes
2 reviews
Immerse yourself in Greece’s millennia-old winemaking traditions, and enjoy a generous wine tasting, on this private, sommelier-led outing. Held in a charming wine bar that’s just minutes from the Acropolis, this session will introduce you to Greece’s longstanding love affair with wine. Sample special varieties that hail from across the country, and enjoy eight different glasses in total. You’ll also pair your wine with bread, cheese, cured meats, and other local delicacies.
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$62.45 per adult
Ancient Athens for Kids 4-Hour Private Walking Tour
6 reviews
See many of Athens’ highlight ancient landmarks, and keep kids entertained as you go, on this family-friendly, half-day walking tour. With just your guide for company, set off in the morning from the Acropolis Metro station. Admire views of the Acropolis, see Hadrian’s Gate, take in the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and much more; the tour also includes a stop for refreshments at a local café. As you go, your guide will share stories, games, and other activities designed to appeal to younger visitors.
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$56.78 per adult
Athens Heart Small Group Walking Tour
The ideal introduction to Greece’s history-packed capital, this small-group, half-day walking tour covers the highlights of Athens. Discover a storied heritage spanning thousands of years, from the hilltop Acropolis to the iconic changing of the guards in front of the Hellenic Parliament. Tours include a complimentary Greek tea or coffee.
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$45.42 per adult
Athens Food Small Group Walking Tour: Taste (Y)Our Way
Being in the center of the pathways between the East and Europe, Greece has always enjoyed a great variety of influences, some of the most important of them involving the great family of foods and tastes of its capital, Athens. Stroll down hundreds of years of culinary tradition that gave birth to one of the most recognized and healthy diets of all time, the Mediterranean Diet.
In this 4 hour private tour you will visit some of the oldest traditional markets of the capital, taste typical salty and sweet Greek delicacies like the loukoumas and the cheese pie, explore all kinds of herbs and spices and the worldwide famous Greek olives, olive oil and, obviously, the souvlaki. You will also experience some of our most cherished everyday habits, like enjoying a Greek coffee or a glass of ouzo accompanied by a selection of small dishes (meze) in some of the oldest establishments of the historical center of Athens.
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$51.10 per adult
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this tour! The kids are still talking about the day. Dimitrios was our knowledgeable guide and he did a great job keeping our boys (ages 11/4) interested and asking questions about the history of Athens. Our best day in Athens!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this tour last-minute for our first day in Athens, and I am SO glad I did! Katerina was absolutely wonderful, and kept the kids engaged the entire time, discussing the different aspects of the city's history and culture. We were able to hit...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

My husband and I met our guide, Katerina, at 1800 outside of the Acropolis Metro Station. From there, we took a short walk to a beautiful boutique wine shop where the owner had a wonderful spread of cheese and other goodies awaiting. We tried 8...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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dimitriosm175, Owner at Be a Greek, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear ejonesy4, thank you for your kind words! We are always happy to know that our Travelers had such a great time with us! We hope to see you again soon in Greece! Best regards, for the Be a Greek Team, Dimitrios

Reviewed October 30, 2018

I really enjoyed this tour, but be ready to eat! It was a combination of walking tour and eating along the way, traditional Greek foods for breakfast , lunch and dinner, snacks too. The tour guides was wonderful and I could not enjoyed it more!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Dimitrios M, Owner at Be a Greek, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Dear Doreen G, thanks so much for your kind words! We are always glad to hear that our Travelers enjoy our Tours so much! We hope to see you back in Greece soon! Best regards, for the Be a Greek Team, Dimitrios

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Our private tour with Katerina with everything we could have hoped for. Our boys ages 7 & 9 where not excited about “another tour of Athens,” however, Katerina very quickly had them engaged in games and trivia. She was very patient and easy to converse...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

The tour was great and the guide, Katarina, was amazing with our kids. She planned out games and trivia for the kids that was perfect for their ages, 7 and 4. The kids played hop scotch at the base of the Acropolis, 3 legged race...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

A very well designed tour for kids. Our guide, Katerina provided our kids with an amazing experience. Took the time to address all questions (even those from us grown ups). Our trip took longer than the time slot but Katerina accommodated. My kids loved her...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2018

We had the tour in Italian. Our guide Theodora was very good and very well prepared. We enjoyed it very much. It was very hot but at least we didn't have to wait anywhere. 4 Hours seems long but it was still quite a rush....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

I based my decision on the one 5 star review here. I wish I hadn’t. My girls are 13 and 9 and were underwhelmed with the tour. Dimitris was a nice guy and he was trying, but the format of sitting down in a park...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Dimitrios M, Ιδιοκτήτης at Be a Greek, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Dear Lynda C, thank you very much for your review. We are very sorry to hear that you were not satisfied by our tour and that, despite our best efforts, your girls did not enjoy it as much as we would wish them to. I...More

Reviewed July 16, 2018

We have visited Athens many times and my children have general knowledge about the Mythological Gods but this tailored made 'Treasure Hunt' just expanded their knowledge and love for Ancient greek history even more than we had ever expected. The guide had all 5 of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Dimitrios M, Ιδιοκτήτης at Be a Greek, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Dear _lisaiurada, we are very happy that you had a great time during our Tour! We are always giving our full attention to our Travelers and make every effort possible to exceed their expectations. Looking forward to having you back in Greece next year! Best...More

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NewleaphMelinda
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Response from dimitriosm175 | Property representative |
Dear NewleaphMelinda, thank you for your email. I would like to inform you that there is no such tour, "Athens City Highlights, Acropolis and Parthenon Kid-friendly Private Tour" offered by Be a Greek. Furthermore, there is... More
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