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Urban Wanderlust: A Hipster’s Guide to Rediscovering Athens

Attica

Athens Center

Duration

5 h

Availability

Up to 12 persons

Guided Tour

Up to 12 persons

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Active Months

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

Description

Explore the essence of New Athens through a hipster tour, immersing yourself in its vibrant culture and creative energy born amidst the financial crisis. Begin your journey at Korai pedestrian Street, a hipster haven, venturing through historic stoas and discovering hidden gems like cult cinemas turned trendy spots.

Meet a local artist in her converted jewellery workshop within an old grocery market, discussing her craft and entrepreneurial challenges. Delight in organic street food supporting local farmers, then awaken your senses at a spice house with global fragrances and local mountain tea.

Wander through Athens’ backstreets, embracing its hipster community vibe, before experiencing a musical showcase at a creative music lab. Recharge with fair-trade coffee and ethnic flavours at cooperative and foodie joint spots.

Explore the Commercial Triangle District’s vibrant transformation and the artsy alleys of Psirri. Conclude with organic ice cream and choose to continue your adventure or join a Bohemian side tour for a different perspective.

Whether you journey further or seek more adventures, this tour promises an unforgettable exploration of Athens’ unique culture.

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Highlights

  • Creative Encounters

  • Gourmet Gastronomy

  • Spice Sensations

  • Backstreet Exploration

  • Musical Discovery

  • Fair-Trade Fuel

  • Ethnic Delights

  • Neighborhood Exploration

  • Sweet Indulgence

  • Personalized Recommendations

  • Included

  • 2 gourmet and organic snacks (2 street food spots)

  • One sweet delight, and coffee.

  • You will be offered enough food to comfortably skip lunch!

  • Pickup Service (Private Tour)

  • Not Included

  • Additional food and drinks

  • Souvenirs

  • Tips/gratuities

  • Personal Expenses

  • Booking Options

  • Group Tour

    Join our group tour and share this enriching experience with other travelers. (Pickup not included)

  • Private Tour

    Opt for our private group tour and enjoy an exclusive experience tailored to you and your companions. (Pickup included)

  • Important Notice

    1. Food Allergies: Unless you suffer from multiple, combined food allergies, or unless you are a vegan, we will figure it out. Vegetarians are welcome on all tours. 2. Please wear comfortable shoes for walking. 3.Meeting point: Korai Street/Square in front of Starbucks (next to Panepistimio metro station). We will be standing next to the entrance of Starbucks holding an Athens Local Adventures sign. Guests’ pickup is offered for the private group option. Pick up time adjustable upon your request. We will meet you at your Athens hotel lobby. Our guide will be holding a sign with your name. 4. Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

    Timeline

    Brief overview of the tour itinerary.

    11:30

    Explore the unique creations of a local artist. Engage in conversation about art and entrepreneurship.

    12:00

    Indulge in organic snacks made from traditional recipes. Support local food producers and small businesses.

    12:30

    Immerse yourself in the world of spices and aromas. Learn about the history and significance of various spices.

    13:00

    Soak in the cool vibes of Athens’ hipster community. Admire neoclassical architecture and discover hidden gems.

    13:15

    Attend a performance at a contemporary music lab. Enjoy innovative sounds and beats in a creative atmosphere.

    13:30

    Stop at a cooperative promoting fair-trade products. Enjoy a caffeine shot while supporting local producers.

    13:45

    Relish ethnic flavors crafted by local hands. Experience warm hospitality in a charming setting.

    14:00

    Explore vibrant streets filled with vintage shops and alternative hangouts. Soak in the atmosphere of these eclectic neighborhoods.

    14:15

    Indulge in a refreshing treat made from high-quality ingredients. Reflect on the highlights of the tour and exchange contact information for further recommendations.

    14:30

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