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A Gem Called Athens

Monastiraki Square, Athens 10555, Greece
+30 698 388 4132
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US$ 24.00*
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An Evening Walking Tour of Athens
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US$ 36.63*
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Athens Walking Tour with Food and Wine Tasting
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US$ 31.58*
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We offer interesting walks through the different districts of Athens, of course not missing the highlights, but also discovering the hidden gems and going to the places where the locals go.We let you experience and, literal, taste this facinating city.The walks take place in small groups and can be guided, besides English, in Dutch and German as well.Tailor made walks are available on request
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10 Oct 2017
“Amazing Food Tour of Athens!”
5 Jun 2017
“An Evening Walking tour of Athens”
Monastiraki Square, Athens 10555, Greece
+30 698 388 4132
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We learnt so much about Greek food, and explored some cool parts of the city. I loved the tour and our host Marleen was so kind. Even as a vegan and vegetarian we had lots of eat and left with full stomachs. Would definitely recommend...More

Thank valerieo805
Marleen V, Eigenaar at A Gem Called Athens, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review. Thanks as well for joining our tour as you were great company!

Reviewed 5 June 2017

A wonderful tour of the hidden treasures of Athens. Almost all of which, we would not have seen otherwise! This tour focused on historic as well as local treasures: neighborhoods and restaurants which are not normally seen on larger tours. The guide touched on some...More

Thank edoane
Marleen V, Eigenaar at A Gem Called Athens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you very much for your review. Very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour!

Reviewed 25 June 2015

The walk 'à la carte' all around the Akropolis, accompanied and guided by Jessica of 'A gem called Athens' mid June was extremely pleasant and at the same time very instructive. With a in depth knowledge of Greek history and its archeology, we had a...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2014 via mobile

Very relaxed tour in the center of Athens. A guide who knows to show you interesting but not over touristic places. A pleasent pastime!

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Reviewed 4 January 2014

Marleen was our guide through Athens and many other places in Greece. Spent about 3 weeks with her and found her to be so charming and lovely! She was amazing in her ability to speak the language and interpret for us. I highly recommend you...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2013

My sister and I (we are from the Netherlands) visited Athens for a long weekend, and we contacted Marleen Veldhorst from "A gem called Athens" for a guided tour. Starting at Monastiraki square in the centre, Marleen took us for an interesting and varied walk...More

Thank Ronvw
Marleen V, Eigenaar at A Gem Called Athens, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2013

Dear Ingrid and Ron, Thank you very much for your kind review. It was my joy showing you some of the nice places of Athens. Hope to see you again!

Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is
grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from
the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its
underground stalls, the square is now mostly
frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The
most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set
off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually
coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a
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