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Private Tour: Gourmet Food Walking Tour in Athens

From US$57.50
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
Athens highlight

Great personal tour with Eirini who was friendly, knowledgeable and willing to please. She took us on an adventure in Greek food, history and the Greek love of life. We visited the food market, an amazing coffee shop and even experienced the ultimate Greek Street...More

Thank Ernesto M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Highlight of Athens Visit!

Dorella was an absolute delight! It was our first time in Greece and she helped us discover authentic Athenian cuisine! We visited around 8 places in 4 hours while walking through several different neighbourhoods of Athens. It was a great way to enjoy the city...More

1  Thank Kate D
Reviewed 1 week ago
Delicious Introduction to Athens

You absolutely should do this tour the first day that you are in Athens! It was a beautiful way for us to get an understanding of the energy of the city, what to look for, and what to avoid. Eirini was great! It felt like...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great, delicious time with Katarina!!!

This tour is the absolute best!!! Totally great value for the price for sure.I can't remember the number of stops, but there were many. You really must try everything including a nice hot Greek coffee which went well when our tour had a little bit...More

1  Thank Alexandra S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing experience with Catherine

Last week, my husband, 4 year-old son, and myself enjoyed the private food tour in Athens. Our guide, Catherine, was knowledgable and passionate about the food taking us to many different places, including the fish and meat market. Equally as important, she strived to make...More

Thank frasiers
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