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Private Gourmet Food Walking Tour in Athens

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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.
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Pl. Monastirakiou 6
Pl. Monastirakiou 6, Athina 105 55, GreeceMonastiraki square in front of the little church on the square
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    Lively Monastiraki is known for iconic landmarks including the ruins of Hadrian’s Library, the Ancient Agora and the rebuilt Stoa of Attalos, with a museum exhibiting Athenian artifacts. Monastiraki Flea Market is a jumble of shops selling artisanal soaps, handmade sandals and souvenir T-shirts. The surrounding streets are crammed with traditional tavernas and restaurants, many with Acropolis views.
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Pl. Monastirakiou 6
Pl. Monastirakiou 6, Athina 105 55, GreeceMonastiraki square in front of the little church on the square
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  • 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
  • Private tour with a guide focused on you alone
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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Important Information
Departure Point
Pl. Monastirakiou 6, Athina 105 55, Greece
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Food and drink samples
  • Local guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Animals or pets allowed
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Please make sure you will not eat anything in advance cause the amount of food is plenty.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Athens Walks Tour Company
Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
Perfect Tour
We had a lovely day with Irini. Great explanation of truly Greek food and various outside influences. We learned
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Geanna T
Do not eat before this AWESOME tour!
This was the best way to learn about the great food from Greece and surrounding areas. We enjoyed every stop on
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Georgetown, Texas
Wonderful food and city experience
This was our second food tour in Athens, our first with Athens Walking. The "gourmet" in this tour title does mean
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
A great way to learn Athens!
We were introduced to areas of Athens a normal tourist would not see. And the food! And the wine! Our tour
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Richie A
Awesome time!!
Had a great experience with Katerina. She knows a lot of great things about food and culture. She’s also super
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Allen W
Three Extraordinary Days of Private Touring with Athens Walk
My wife, our 13 year old grandson, and myself visited Athens four full days from December 27th to December
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Dallas, Texas
Great way to tour Athens
We had a great time with Irene on a very cold Sunday. She kept it bearable by taking us indoors every few stops.
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Forlimpopoli, Italy
Amazing experience!
Wonderful experience. Our guide was clear, friendly and great. It’s a complete way to learn about greece food
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Michael B
Athens, Greece
Nice Walk
Made 6 stops spread over 4 ish hours. Our guide was knowledgeable, friendly and very pleasant. We were not
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Boulder, Colorado
Great food and fun
Met Dorela, our wonderful guide in Monastriki square. Started the tour off at an amazing bakery. She described
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