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Athens Food Tour

Attica

Athens Center

Duration

3 h
30 m

Availability

Up to 16 persons

Guided Tour

Up to 16 persons

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Active Months

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Description

Embark on a culinary odyssey through Athens, a city that not only stands as a testament to Greece’s rich historical tapestry but also serves as a haven for discerning food enthusiasts. Our carefully curated food tour invites you to delve into the heart of Athens, where gastronomic delights and cultural treasures converge in a mesmerizing experience.

Led by our knowledgeable food specialists, you’ll traverse the central and picturesque streets, immersing yourself in the lively pulse of the city. This gastronomic adventure unveils the true essence of Athens, hidden beyond the grandeur of the iconic Acropolis. Prepare to be captivated by vibrant colors, alluring aromas, tantalizing tastes, and enticing textures that define Athens’ culinary scene.

Your expert guide, a connoisseur of both food and Athens’ local gems, will lead you to the very shops and restaurants frequented by the discerning locals. This is not just a food tour; it’s an exploration of authenticity and tradition. From savory pies and freshly baked pastries to aromatic liquors, high-quality olive oil, and mouthwatering souvlaki – every bite is a celebration of Greek culinary craftsmanship.

Our journey through Athens includes visits to specialty food shops, each with its own unique charm. Step into colorful delicatessens where the air is infused with enticing scents, explore tempting bakeries, and indulge your sweet tooth in irresistible sweet shops. Brace yourself for an adventure that goes beyond the clichés of “Greek salad” or “moussaka.”

A highlight of our culinary expedition is the vibrant central Varvakeios food market. Immerse yourself in its lively atmosphere, filled with the energetic sounds of bargaining. Traverse a dazzling galaxy of fruits, spices, meats, and fish that will enchant your senses and deepen your connection to Athens’ culinary soul.

Our expert guides aren’t just leading you; they are storytellers of Greece’s intricate culinary heritage. Gain valuable insights into the renowned Mediterranean diet, celebrated as a model of healthy living. Join us on this delightful culinary journey and let the enchanting world of Athens’ culinary scene unfold before you. Discover the true essence of the city, where every bite tells a story, and every step unveils a hidden gem.

Our Athens Food Tour is crafted with consideration for vegetarians. Only one or two stops include meat tastings, and we’re pleased to offer alternative sampling upon request. While we prioritize vegetarian options, we want to inform you that choices for other dietary restrictions, like gluten-free or dairy-free, are somewhat limited.

If you have specific dietary requirements or serious food allergies, we urge you to contact us or call before purchasing tickets. Your satisfaction is paramount, and we are committed to ensuring a delightful and personalized culinary experience tailored to your needs.

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Highlights

  • Enjoy 12 or more samples of the best traditional Greek food

  • Bite into a crunchy, cream-filled filo

  • Indulge in a layered pie called bougatsa

  • Fork into perfectly fried doughnut balls drenched in honey called loukoumades

  • Taste gyros, feta cheese and Greek olives

  • Learn about the Mediterranean diet

  • Visit Athens Central Market

  • Vegetarian-friendly

  • Small-group tour

  • Included

  • Athens guide magazine for ideas on things to do

  • Athens map

  • Food specialist local tour leader

  • Food and beverages sampling

  • Not Included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)

  • Optional Services

    Once you complete your checkout with Gastronomy Tours, you can book your Car Rental or Transfer Services through our partners. Information you will find on the confirmation email.

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    English

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