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Flavors of Athens private food tour

Highlights
  • 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, and more, and visit the central market
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Flavors of Athens private food tour
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Overview
Touring Athens’ food scene on your own, you’ll probably just skim the surface of the city’s cuisine. Get a taste of local flavor with a guide who takes you to food destinations beloved by Athenians. Taste loukoumades (donuts), sample Greek coffee, and peruse the central market with your guide’s tips and pointers. All tastings included for added value, and because it’s a private tour, you’ll get plenty of personal attention.
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 with artisans and vendors for insight into their creations, and visit the 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 for a traditional Greek coffee and local spirits that are part of the fabric of life here.
Your tour concludes at a central location.
Reviews (24)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Sites and Great Food

This was a unique tour that we decided to do spur of the moment and WOW are we glad we went. Found some wonderful spots for food and learned alot about local culture in the process. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mark L
Reviewed 27 October 2018
Great Food and Market Tour

Our group had a great time accompanying Chef George throughout the Plaka and market areas. We visited a lot of places that we would likely have missed and got a real sense of the best Athens has to offer. George adjusted his tour based on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank trkelly61
Reviewed 22 October 2018
One of the highlights of our trip!

We were not looking forward to traipsing around Athens, (the Plaka, we thought) especially with my wife having a sore foot but how wrong we were. This was one of most memorable afternoons of our 14-day trip to Greece. Yorgos (George) was so knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AmiktheTraveler
Reviewed 17 October 2018
Amazing Experience!

Our group of 6 was led on the Flavors of Athens tour by George. He is a chef by trade and passionate and super knowledgeable about the food and flavors of Greece! He met us at our hotel and took us all around the neighborhoods...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Becky N
Reviewed 13 October 2018
Best food tour

George was fantastic, probably the best tour guide we ever had. On our cruise from Venice to Athens, we had a private tour in every port, by far he was the best. Personable, funny and very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ron92649
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