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Athens Walking Tours

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Address: Athens 10557, Greece
Phone Number: +30 21 0884 7269
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Hi, I am Despina, co-owner of the Athens Walking Tours and a licensed guide...

Hi, I am Despina, co-owner of the Athens Walking Tours and a licensed guide myself, as long as I remember.


Have an intimate travel experience by joining one of our small group or customized private tours. See the Acropolis, taste Greek Food and Wine with me and my team of knowledgeable, highly qualified, licensed guides and instructors.

I am looking forward to offering you a personalized tour experience in Athens! Select your tour and check discounts & offers!

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Skip the line at the Acropolis

My group were running a little behind schedule - which caused a few nervous moments that they may not show up - but we were eventually underway about 15 minutes late. I also... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My group were running a little behind schedule - which caused a few nervous moments that they may not show up - but we were eventually underway about 15 minutes late. I also wasn't aware the tour price did not include your entrance into the Acropolis and museum (25 euro). But being on a tour and repurchasing tickets saves plenty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I did a tour with Athens Walking Tours recently and was very impressed. It was well organised and the pace was good too, plenty of stops for breaks mixed with an amazing amount of information on Greece and the sights of Athens. Definitely Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friend and I used this service to tour the main sites in Athens. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable. The tour was great, the history taught was great. I'd highly recommend this company.

Thank Ephriam G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Anna was our tour guide and she was amazing Very knowledgeable about history, archaeological items and Greek gods Tour of acropolis and museum lasted four hours Dinner at Greek restaurant outside acropolis also very good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did three tours with Athens Walking Tours which we found through the internet. The pre-arrival directions and follow through were excellent. Kostas at Athens Walks Tour Company was spot on. Took great care to provide high level commentary and took personal interest in us and our interests. The other tour guides were also stellar. We enjoyed every aspect of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were looking for a cooking class to get into while we were in Greece, and the Athens Walking Tour class was the best choice! The class is so much more than just cooking, as you learn so much about the Greek food & culture, and meet many interesting people from all over the world. Our class had 13 people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are many walking tours in Athen, first the Historic Center, Ottoman Monuments, the old Athens area with many irregularly crossing street, old books, souvenirs, jewellery, bronze objects, new and used records and CD's and greek instruments, as bouzoukis, You will have an unforgettable experience to visit Monastiraki, and you will stunned by the variety of things you can buy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We joined this tour after being picked up from our cruise ship Our guide Kostas was very knowledgeable and skilled at timing the stops on the tour with plenty of opportunities to take photos and ask questions We visited all the places mentioned in earlier reviews viz. the excavations in the Syntagma station itself, Parliament building and changing of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went on the City Tour/Acropolis Tour/ Museum tour with Nikos B. and the food tour with Dorina. Both were great and both highlights of our trip to Greece. Both guides were knowledgeable, friendly, and fun to be with. I would highly recommend this tour company. Thank you!

Thank Richard B
Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The guide had a very good knowledge of the history and he transmitted it to us very well.He was very friendly and solved all different question to help the tourist.

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Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament building on its upper side and surrounded by other large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents, bookshops and fashion shops, especially on Ermou Street. Just south of Syntagma Square, you can take a breather in the lush National Gardens, which extend into the grounds of the Zappeio palace and beyond to the ancient Temple of Olympian Zeus.
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