Athens Food Tour and Tasting

Product ID: 17476

A fascinating and delicious journey through Greece’s rich culinary history

Tour type: Group, Duration: 3

Escape the tourist trail in Athens and acquaint yourself with Greek cuisine in the company of your food specialist guide!
This off-the-beaten-path tour showcases a secret side of Athens which lies in the shadow of the famous Acropolis where a kaleidoscope of colours, smells, tastes and textures await. Your totally-passionate-about-food expert guide will lead you past produce stalls bursting with colour, intoxicating spice shops, enticing sweet shops, and of course the bustling central food market of Athens. Visit various specialty food shops, colourful and alluring delicatessens, aromatic and tempting bakeries and much more where you will sample and taste the most traditional Greek food and not necessarily the Greek food stereotypes such as "Greek salad” or “moussaka".
A genuine Athenian food tour would not be complete without a visit to the vibrant central Varvakeios food market, with its bustling energy and loud bargaining; this dazzling galaxy of fruit and spice, meat and fish will enchant you.Your guide will knowledgeably lead you through a food stroll and introduce you to small, hidden specialty food shops. They will provide valuable insights both on the unique and intricate culinary heritage of Greece and the famous Mediterranean diet, hailed...

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Escape the tourist trail in Athens and acquaint yourself with Greek cuisine in the company of your food specialist guide!
This off-the-beaten-path tour showcases a secret side of Athens which lies in the shadow of the famous Acropolis where a kaleidoscope of colours, smells, tastes and textures await. Your totally-passionate-about-food expert guide will lead you past produce stalls bursting with colour, intoxicating spice shops, enticing sweet shops, and of course the bustling central food market of Athens. Visit various specialty food shops, colourful and alluring delicatessens, aromatic and tempting bakeries and much more where you will sample and taste the most traditional Greek food and not necessarily the Greek food stereotypes such as "Greek salad” or “moussaka".
A genuine Athenian food tour would not be complete without a visit to the vibrant central Varvakeios food market, with its bustling energy and loud bargaining; this dazzling galaxy of fruit and spice, meat and fish will enchant you.Your guide will knowledgeably lead you through a food stroll and introduce you to small, hidden specialty food shops. They will provide valuable insights both on the unique and intricate culinary heritage of Greece and the famous Mediterranean diet, hailed today as a model of healthy living.

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$57

About this activity

Tour Timings

9:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Group size

1 - 16

Languages

English

The meeting point

ZARA Store outside "Panepistimio" metro station at "Korai" street.

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Includes

  • Food specialist guide
  • Food and drinks tastings (at least 18 various foods and drinks) 
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

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Payment Policy

Payment upfront

Currency conversion is supplied as a guide only; the exchange rate used by your bank may vary. The final payment will be charged in the local or original local currency shown.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be made by your reservations department in writing to the Athens Walking Tours by e-mail. 
- You receive 100% refund in case the tour is cancelled 72 hours prior to the start time of the tour. 
- You are refunded 50% of the amount in case the tour is cancelled between 72 hours and 24 hours before the start time. 
- If the tour is cancelled less than 24 hours before the time it begins, then you are entitled to no refund.

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Organized by

Despina Savvidou

Despina Savvidou is a professional ​licensed ​guide since 1979​,​ with lots of experience in offering top notch service​ ​and making guests feel at home​. ​In addition to her expertise in historical tours,​ ​she shares​ a common passion for local food and wine with her husband and business partner, Yiannis Yiannakakis.

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