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Private Gourmet Food Walking Tour in Athens

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Getting to know Athens’ cuisine alone is difficult, unless you’re already familiar with the city and its gastronomy. With this private tour, a guide shows you around top food spots for an introduction to local gourmet delicacies. Visit Athens’ central market and sample cheese, wine and coffee—you’ll uncover the city’s culinary heritage with the benefit of a guide to yourself. The tour includes tastings and offers a choice of departures.
  • Get to grips with Athens’ cuisine on a private half-day food walking tour
  • Taste goodies such as koulouria (sesame bread) and loukoumades (mini-donuts)
  • Visit the central market, and try cheese, coffee, wines, honey, and more
  • Private tour with a guide focused on you alone
  • Choice of departure times
What to Expect
Book your preferred departure time and greet your guide in Monastiraki Square. Then, hit the buzzing streets to learn about some of the Greek capital's specialities. Call at an old cafe to try koulouria, a sesame-sprinkled bread that’s popular at breakfast. Visit a pastry shop for a custard-filled filo delight and loukoumades—small honey-and-nut-drenched donuts—and then head for a bakery and cheese shop to sample a pie and local cheese. Next is Athens' central meat and fish market, Varvakios Agora, to browse the colorful stands. Savor home-produced Greek coffee and visit hidden delis to try fruit, olives, ham, and other produce. Stop at a souvenir shop and taste Greek yogurt, wine, aromatized vinegar, organic olive oil, and honey—perhaps buying some take-home gifts—and stroll Evripidou Street to relish the aromas of its herb and spice shops. After one last tasting, your tour finishes at the starting point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Central Athens
  • Local guide
  • Food and drink samples
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We thoroughly loved this tour and it was a highlight of our trip. Our guide, Anna, was so personable and fun. We learned so much and ate wayyy too much. Everything was delicious, and she took us to places we would have never found. Great stops, great tour guide, and a great
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Had such a great time on this food tour around Athens. Our guide was lovely and very informative. Got to try so many tasty treats and was able to cater for vegetarian diet too which was great 😊. Would definitely recommend as a nice way to see Athens and learn about the local
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I have to give a big high five to Katherine. She trooped through the rain to show us the native food of Greece. She was passionate, enthusiastic and such a pleasure to be around. She was professional and personable and made the experience a joy. She is a treat. I loved this
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Our tour guide was from Argentina and she was an absolute doll! She was so sweet and had such a love for Athens and travel in general. I would recommend this tour to anyone!
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We enjoyed this tour very much. Our guide was very knowledgeable and personable. She shared fun facts that related the food we tried to events in the history of the country. I would highly recommend this tour.
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