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Private Tour: Gourmet Food Walking Tour in Athens

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Highlights
  • 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
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Private Tour: Gourmet Food Walking Tour in Athens
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Overview
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.
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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Reviewed 1 week ago
A fun and delicious way to explore Athens!

We loved the walking food tour in Athens! Our guide, Katherine was fantastic! She was very knowledgeable and took us through neighborhoods/restaurants we would never had explored on our own. Katherine shared a lot of interesting information about all the delicious greek food we sampled....More

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Athens W, Operations Manager at Athens Walks Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We appreciate your kind review and we are happy you enjoyed your time with us! Our kindest regards

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Absolutely amazing!

Katherine’s tour was an absolute highlight of our short time in Athens. We learned so much about the local cuisine but also tidbits about daily Greek life that we never would’ve learned otherwise. Such great insight to an amazing city!

Thank Melanie B
Athens W, Operations Manager at Athens Walks Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your very kind review! We'll see you on your next visit! Our kindest regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fabulous walking food tour

My husband and 11 year old daughter have just completed a fabulous Athens Food Tour with Eirina. She was knowledgeable and friendly and so easy to chat to. We walked around Athens and she explained lots to us about the areas, the people as well...More

Thank JUDIANNE J
Athens W, Operations Manager at Athens Walks Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our tour! We are glad you had a great time! Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Yummy!

We had a 4 hour Athens food tour with Katherine today. It was wonderful. She was wonderful. We got to taste a lot of greek delicacies from traditional shops. We ate the best greek salad! We saw a huge local food market I fell in...More

Thank HungryLittleGeek
Athens W, Operations Manager at Athens Walks Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your kind review! We hope to see you again! Kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic !!

This was one of the highlights of my trip in Athens. It was a wonderful way to learn about the traditional food and culture. Our guide was fantastic and she was very knowledgeable! It was a delicious tour and I would highly recommend this to...More

Thank Courtney M
Athens W, Operations Manager at Athens Walks Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review! Kind regards

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Valerie B
July 22, 2018|
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Response from LaToya L | Reviewed this property |
It’s a private tour, they give you different times to choose from and are flexible.
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Muskogee32
July 5, 2018|
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Response from LaToya L | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know but if you email Athens Walks directly they will answer you. They are very responsive.
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