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Private 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 Gourmet Food Walking Tour in Athens
From US$ 55.77
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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.
Reviews (208)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A foodies delight

Visiting a range of 'food' sources stores and restaurants. Gave a good insight to Greek food. Only short distances between sites.

Thank pandgsmall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Private Walking Tour

Anna was our guide and was exceptional~ She added history and culture to the walk, and made it interesting and fun! We ate the most typical foods and snacks and even went to a chacuterie . Were also take to the most local places for...More

2  Thank ruidant2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Above and beyond!

This tour company truly went above and beyond all of our expectations. We booked a private gourmet food tour for me and my husband on our first afternoon in Athens. Our flight ended up getting delayed over 4 hours and it looked like there was...More

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

We were more than pleased to have you enjoy our tour and our city! Super happy that we were able to help you out after all and humbled to know we exceeded your expectations. Thank you very much for your time and kind words. Our...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile
Amazing!

This tour was such a great introduction to Greek food. Eirini was so intellectual and knew so much about great food and pairing. Great tour!!

1  Thank jennifer d
Athens W, Operations Manager at Athens Walks Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We would be more than happy to host an other tour for you whenever you come back to Athens-you should! Thank you for your kind feedback!

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Great food, wine, and info on Greece food and customs

Excellent excursion. Great food (and lots of it) and wine, discovered many great places to eat and buy food. It was also a great way to get to know the layout of Athens. Understanding the history of some greek foods was interesting and helpful, as...More

2  Thank Lorraine M
Athens W, Operations Manager at Athens Walks Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate you taking the time to give us this feedback! Thank you for being an amazing guest and for your kind words We would be glad to spend time with you again!

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Gary C
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Hello It is about 3 hours and a half. Thank you
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Yes, it's vegetarian. Aside from walking through the fresh meat and poultry in the central market. You may get turned off by this part of the tour. However, don't let this detract you from taking the tour. It was the best... More
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