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Flavors of Athens private food tour

  • Explore the flavors of Athens on a private food walking tour
  • Tour shops and markets to discover local foods you might otherwise miss
  • Try cold cuts, loukoumades donuts, and more, and visit Athens’ central market
Flavors of Athens private food tour
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Flavors of Athens private food tour
From US$62.73
Taking your own food tour of Athens may mean you just skim the surface of the city’s cuisine. On this private tour, get a true flavor of the food locals love with your own guide to take you to shops and outlets popular with Athenians. Taste loukoumades donuts, sample traditional Greek coffee, and peruse the central market with your guide’s tips and pointers. Tastings are included for added value.
What to Expect
Greet your guide at your central Athens hotel on foot or at a convenient meeting point, and set off to explore the city’s culinary scene. As you walk, learn how Athenians are passionate about food, and hear about their daily cooking routines and favorite ingredients, techniques, and recipes.

Delve into backstreets for an authentic take on the local gastronomy, and visit bakeries, specialized food shops, and more to taste sweet and savory delicacies.

Chat to artisans and vendors for insight into their creations, and visit Athens’ central market to peruse wares from across Greece. Plus, tap into your guide’s local knowledge for ideas on tasty souvenirs to buy.

Dishes you may try include straight-from-the-oven pies, souvlaki (meat skewers), loukoumades— honey-soaked mini-donuts—and cold cuts. Stop, too, for a traditional Greek coffee and some local spirits that are part of the fabric of life here.

Your tour concludes at a central location agreed with you.
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Reviewed yesterday
Had an amazing time led by the best tour guide ever

The Athens Insiders Tour I took with my family was the best tour I've ever been on. Not only was the tour itself fantastic and interesting, but our tour guide, George, was spectacular. George was extremely friendly, very knowledgeable, and intrinsically motivated to help my...More

Thank Zach B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
We loved Geroge!

My wife and I did a private food tour. It was incredible! It was the highlight of our time in Athens. Our tour guide was George. He did a phenomenal job! George's passion and knowledge of Greek gastronomy was inspirational and so enjoyable. Beyond learning...More

1  Thank Jaimie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent way to experience Athens

Our guide, Chef George, was outstanding. He met us at our hotel in the morning and we spent the next 6 hours getting to know the origins of Greek gastronomy. George took us on a behind the scenes tour of restaurants, shops and the Varvakios...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nice afternoon with Yorgos (George)

My wife and I spent 5 hours with George, sampling different local foods. He's engaging, funny and very knowledgeable. Totally enjoyable.

Thank JackP52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Athens Insiders Tours - Flavors of Athens with George - Exceptional!

Chef George took three on a four hour walking tour of Athens. It was exceptional in every way! By way of background, George was a private chef for several years so well versed in Greek cuisine and culture. Friendly, articulate and fluent in English, George...More

Thank mcboston60
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