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Small Group, Delicious Athens Food Tour provided by Alternative Athens

Small Group, Delicious Athens Food Tour

Small Group, Delicious Athens Food Tour
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Last updated: 20 Jun 2020
A note from Small Group, Delicious Athens Food Tour
* All tastings are individualized with portions for each visitor (no food sharing) * All visited stores meet or exceed mandatory National Health Organization standards. * Wireless Tour Guide Systems are provided to all participants. Receivers are sanitized between use and earpieces are single-use.
What you can expect during your visit
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
About
To cover maximum culinary ground in minimum time, a food tour is essential. Led by a local guide, this Athens food tour covers all the Greek bases—including no fewer than 10 tastings and a classic “souvlaki” sampler. Traveling on foot in a small group, savor delicacies from honey to olive oil, from pastries to cheese, and discover Greek culture as you do.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, French
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, French
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
Visit at least 10 specialty food stores in Athens and taste their wares
Sample Greek favorites, including honey, olive oil, cheese, and coffee
Taste traditional “souvlaki” (kebabs) and "baklava" (nut pastries)
Discover off-the-path neighborhoods and local markets in a small group
What to expect
Meet your guide and small group in central Athens and stroll through the residential area like a local. Discover the foods Athenians love on a visit to no fewer than 10 curated stores. Taste local cheese, honey, olive oil, coffee, and more, and learn about the herbs and spices that underpin Greek cooking. Stroll through the bustling lanes and byways of the busy Central Market. Visit bakeries and pastry shops, and sample the legendary baklava as you hear about Greek culture from your guide. After trying traditional "souvlaki" kebabs, your tour finishes in central Athens, where your guide can direct you to the metro. Thanks to all those tastings, lunch is not required.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 6956P13
Call 000-0800-100-6999
Important information
Inclusions
All tastings during the tour • Local Food Expert guide • Wireless Tour Guide System
Exclusions
Any extra food or drinks participants may get on their own • Gratuities
Duration
3h 30m
Departure details
Syntagma Square, Pl. Sintagmatos, Athina 105 63, Greece The tour starts at the MAIN entrance of PUBLIC store located at the lower part of Syntagma square, next to the Everest store (be careful, there is a side entrance on Karageorgis Servias street, this is NOT the main entrance)
Psyri, Athens, Greece
Inclusions
All tastings during the tour • Local Food Expert guide • Wireless Tour Guide System
Exclusions
Any extra food or drinks participants may get on their own • Gratuities
Departure details
Syntagma Square, Pl. Sintagmatos, Athina 105 63, Greece The tour starts at the MAIN entrance of PUBLIC store located at the lower part of Syntagma square, next to the Everest store (be careful, there is a side entrance on Karageorgis Servias street, this is NOT the main entrance)
Psyri, Athens, Greece
Duration
3h 30m
Return details
Psyri, Athens, Greece
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
We recommend you have a light breakfast as there will be plenty to taste during your tour!
At the end of the tour, lunch won't be necessary!
Not wheelchair accessible
Stroller accessible
Near public transportation
Not recommended for travelers with constraining dietary restrictions or severe food allergies
Most travellers can participate
This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Syntagma Square
    Pl. Sintagmatos, Athina 105 63, Greece
    The tour starts at the MAIN entrance of PUBLIC store located at the lower part of Syntagma square, next to the Everest store (be careful, there is a side entrance on Karageorgis Servias street, this is NOT the main entrance)
    See address & details
  • 1
    Syntagma
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Plaka
    Stop: 45 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Monastiraki
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Varvakios Central Municipal Market
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Psyri
    Psyri, Athens, Greece
    See address & details
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Cathy B
1 contribution
Food tasting/see the Neighbourhood Tour
Jun 2021
We can't say enough about this tour. It is much more than trying local Greek food. Our guide was Andreas and he was fantastic at making us feel welcomed and not only talked about the different foods we were tasting but he also threw in a bit of history and customs. It's great that the tour takes you through 5 different neighbourhoods as well. No need to eat prior!
Written 17 June 2021
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Wes
Nashville, Tennessee, United States4 contributions
Unbeatable experience!
Jun 2021
I cannot recommend any food tour more highly than the Delicious Athens Food Tour with Alternative Athens! I was lucky enough to be with Josephine as a tour guide. She is fun knowledgeable and very easy to talk to. I really enjoyed the tour through a lot of traditional Greek foods. You get a great experience from fresh olive oils, breads, meats, coffee, numerous traditional dishes, desserts, and so much more. Additionally walking around town you will get info on the neighborhoods, customs, and even some historical background thrown in. While the tour is food centered it is a great way to get a crash course in local Greek life. I ask a lot of questions so I really got a great education from the 4 hours we toured around. Josephine is from Athens and she also happens to have a masters in archeology so she really has a lot of wisdom to share. I really enjoyed touring through the Central Market and seeing all of the food vendors there. I can’t think of anything negative to say about this tour. It is a very designed tour and well thought out in terms of stops. I am someone who tends to go on a food tour in every major city and country I visit – I’ve probably been on at least 20+ food tours – and without hesitation this was the most memorable experience that I had. I was even sent some traditional Athens recipes via email after the tour ended. The company Alternative Athens is prompt at responding to inquiries and they are incredibly professional (but also without losing that personal touch). I hope to return and to do more tours with them. Thank you again to Josephine and Alternative Athens!!!
Written 8 June 2021
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Flora
2 contributions
Incredible Food tour in Athens
May 2021
You must do this tour when coming to Athens!!
It was an amazing experience with the guide Maroussa, she was super nice, attentive and passionate and the local food tasted amazing, I discovered so many cool places.
I spend such a good time doing this tour. I recommend 100% !!
Written 14 May 2021
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Dror A
Tel Aviv, Israel4 contributions
Food tasting tour
This tour is a must. We had a private tour with Andreas he was by far the best guide you could ask for. Don’t you dare eat anything before the tour starts, in no time you’ll be treated with different types of tastings.
10/10.
Written 28 October 2020
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Naamit
Tel Aviv, Israel8 contributions
Thank you Antigoni!
Oct 2020 • Solo
I had the best time with Antigoni, exploring the less know side of Athens and greek tastes & flavors. Many stops, lots of food and a very enjoyble time with a great and knowlogable guide! Highly recomanded!
Written 22 October 2020
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Lauren Joyanne M
2 contributions
Fantastic! Thank you Andreas
Oct 2020 • Friends
Amazing food tour with Andreas today! He was very friendly and informative... answering all questions and giving recommendations. He even went over the allocated time which was so kind. We couldn't believe how much food we were able to try...it was all delicious. You won't go hungry!Thank you so much for a wonderful day!
Written 21 October 2020
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Paul
London, UK1 contribution
Yum
Oct 2020 • Solo
Andreas was a great guide, happy to share his knowledge of the area and the culture. Definitely tried quite a few things I wouldn’t have without this tour. Highly recommend!
Written 13 October 2020
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kirsten b
germany38 contributions
Not to miss, walking food tour with Antigoni
Oct 2020
With a group of friends - all culinary enthusiasts - we did this wonderful tour on the first day of our stay. A perfect decision as we got already acquainted with the small streets in Old Athens. Our lovely guide Antigoni was super knowledgeable, told us many great stories regarding culinary culture in Greece and let us try delicious and often unknown food. We were told before not to inhale a big breakfast and that was good so. That way after many stops we even succeded to finish the best souvlaki ever from a small traditional eaterie. All of us enjoyed every minute, every bite. Thank you very much, dear Antigoni.
Written 13 October 2020
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Johannes N
1 contribution
Very nice tour!
Sep 2020
Very cool tour with super friendly guide, personal adaption upon mood , nice spots you would not make on your own - absolutely recommended
Written 30 September 2020
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mredding26
Ireland28 contributions
Nice tour and guide
Went today on the food tour. Went hungry as heard there would be much to eat and it was a good call. There was one other person on the tour so small is correct. Went to many places for small greek deserts coffee and lunch. Pavina the guide was lovely, well educated and perfect english.
Written 26 August 2020
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Very interesting even if you know Athens fairly well
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Excellent
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100% recommend
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One of the best experience in Athens
Just had the Food tour today, it was one of our best experience in Athens. The guy (Andereas) was super nice and ki
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Understand Athens from past to present
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A perfect tour with Andreas
We booked a group culinary tour but when we arrived to the meeting point - we found only the guide. So we had a pri
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Very Cool & interesting tour
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