Get a Taste of Athens Food Tour

Get a Taste of Athens Food Tour

50.00

Location: Downtown Athens

Duration: 4 hours. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 09:30 am

Maximum No. of participants: 10

Language: English, Greek, Spanish* (upon request)

Description:

What about exploring the city through the ultimate food discovery experience? Explore the city at a relaxing pace with our local expert who shares your love for delicious dishes and tasty products. Indulge yourself into a unique food tour during which you will get to know the people who create the culinary story of the city. You will taste regional specialties, try the best street food and discover secret gastronomic gems.

What's included:

  • Lots of delicious Greek food

  • Visits to authentic local cafes, restaurants and food markets

  • Some of the best hidden gems of the city

  • Olive oil, yogurt and honey tasting

  • Lunch in a local taverna

  • Walking tour in Monastiraki, Plaka and Psyrri, the liveliest Athens neighborhoods

  • The guidance of a world traveler and local expert guide

Not included:

  • Hotel pick up and drop off

  • Additional food, drinks or products you may want to buy during the activity

Meeting point: Monastiraki metro station (Monastiraki square exit). Under the metro sign <M> which is located right in front of the metro station exit, next to the kiosk.

What people say about this activity:

"I have never done a food tour before, so I was a bit skeptical when booking... but it was SO WORTH IT! During the tour the guide took us to so many places I would have never found on my own…" Lisa D., USA (source: TripAdvisor)

"I have been to Athens many times before and this time I decided I would visit it in a different way. I have NO regrets. I have learnt a lot on Greek food and cooking. It was also nice to have an insight on how locals shop, live, cook.." Valerie O., France (source: TripAdvisor)

"The food tour by Truevoyagers with Pascal was such a refreshing and original experience. My husband and I learned many things about the Greek cuisine and the Greek eating habits, while tasting lots of high-quality local products.." Sie T., Hong-Kong (source: TripAdvisor)

"We visited the best-hidden gems in Athens, some of the most amazing secret eateries that we could never manage to find on our own. We had the chance to take an olive oil and honey tasting during which we learned a lot about their history, the varieties and how to distinguish them.." Adan P., Spain (source: TripAdvisor)

"If you want to try mouth-watering food along with tasting the history and life at Athens you should register yourself in Truevoyagers!" Vinothini K., India (source: TripAdvisor)

"My only regret is that I didn't book the tour sooner! He gave us so many great tips for ordering coffee, where to have dinner, and neighborhoods to explore. It would have made my Athens experience so much richer to have done the tour at the beginning of my trip.." Carlie D., USA (source: TripAdvisor)

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Detailed itinerary:

1. This gastronomic adventure starts with a delicious Greek coffee and a delicacy while you enjoy the early morning vibe of the city and the view to Acropolis as you take the first sip. Travel through time as you get to know the history of one of the oldest coffee shops in Athens and find out everything you need to know about the Greek coffee. The place is as instagrammable as it gets, so grab your cameras and shoot some great photos as you have your relaxing morning coffee chat!

2. We are sure that you’ve heard a lot about morning snacks, but this one is definitely a newcomer in the Greek gastronomy. It is the most beloved healthy snack for Greeks coming with a special twist! The local culinary scene continues to evolve and we are thrilled to show you anything new in our food tour! We'll keep this as a surprise but fear not... you will love it! Did we mention that you will keep having amazing views while you enjoy you morning snack? Don’t worry, we have you covered!

3. Keep exploring the most exciting flavors of Greece through a workshop where you will taste and learn more about some of the most delicious products of this country. This is also where the most vibrant part of the city is located, a year-round food oasis. Here you will feel the real pulse of the city, among food stalls, coffee shops, open-air markets and well-hidden tavernas. Let your senses guide you; this is the local food market where you will mingle with the locals and you will observe, smell and touch the best quality ingredients this city has to offer!

4. If you think you have experienced enough, wait until you stroll around the Spice street where you will find the best herbs that are collected from all over the Greek peninsula. So, next time you cook for your friends, don’t get surprised if they ask you about your secret ingredient! We are sure that by now smelling all these different ingredients has already stimulated your appetite. No worries! This is the moment to discover some of the best hidden tavernas, a real apocalypse even for locals. Feel that old time nostalgia as these places are about to eclipse nowadays and there are only a few of them left. In our food tour, you will taste typical Greek tapas (mezes) and drink wine or ouzo in a place that reminds an old black&white film set back in the '60s! This is as authentic as it gets! And remember… the more hungry you come, the better!

*For tours realized in Spanish, please send your request to info@truevoyagers.com before booking the activity, thus we can confirm the availability.

Cancellation policy: Full refund is provided in case you cancel at least 24 hours before the realization of the tour.

For private tours and any further enquiries, please contact info@truevoyagers.com.