Athens Instagram Photo Tour

Athens Instagram Photo Tour


Location: Downtown Athens

Duration: 3 hours. Daily at 10:00 am

Group size: up to 8 people

Suitable for: 16+ years old

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


This tour will take you to the most Instagram-worthy sights around Athens downtown, where you’ll snap photos and experience the urban environment of the city. Immerse yourself in the ancient and modern Greek culture while exploring popular neighborhoods.

Athens is without a doubt filled with an endless collection of ancient and modern cultural monuments and neighborhoods that will stun even the most articulate poet. This tour is designed for those who wish to take photos of the most iconic and picturesque sites of one of the oldest cities in Europe. On top of snapping some Instagram-worthy pictures, you'll see where the locals spend their daily routine and hear interesting stories about the local culture.

At the end of this photo tour, you will have captured amazing photos for your Instagram account and have spent the day like a local.

What's included

  • Local Athenian as an escort

  • 6 to 8 photo stops

  • Separate option for photo tour with an instant camera (provided for +15.00€)

  • Separate option to edit and print out your mobile photos on a mobile printer (provided for +15.00€)

Not included

  • Entry to archaeological sites or monuments

  • Guided tour of archaeological sites or monuments

  • Photographer

  • Hotel transfer

  • Personal expenses

Meeting point: at the Fountain of Syntagma Square

Important info: You may use your mobile phone or camera throughout the tour. Since it is a walking tour, please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring sunscreen or a hat on hot days.

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What people say about this activity:

“As promised, each of the photo stops weren't places you would really know to go to on your own. They had some great views and not a ton of other tourists around. We'd highly recommend this for those looking to do something different during their visit” Brittany, USA (source: TripAdvisor)

“A great approach to visit Athens in a different way. Pascal offers a very personalized tour and shares his in-depth knowledge about the history of Athens and Greece” Shana, USA (source: TripAdvisor)

“Even if you are not the Instagram type, this tour will allow you the opportunity to take excellent photos. Most of the locations were off the beaten path and I would have never found them on my own!” Stephanie, USA (source: Get your Guide)

"We had a great little laugh over a drink at the end of the tour seeing our attempts to be artistic with the polaroids!" Dining Decadence, Australia (source: TripAdvisor)

"Really nice tour guide, who is generous and open, with good thoughts behind his special tour offers. Couldn’t imagine a better way to get to know the city!" Nadine H., Austria (source: TripAdvisor)

Detailed itinerary:

  1. Your local escort will meet you at the Fountain of the Syntagma Square. Here you have a first view of the busy center of the capital of Greece. The first stop will be the Greek Parliament where you will be able to see and photograph the Godly giants in kilts up close. The famous evzones are one of Athens' most popular tourist attractions and an instagrammable spot you can't miss. Your escort is available to snap cool shots for you.

  2. You will then visit the National Garden, a green oasis right in the center of the city. Home of 7000 trees, lakes and, several animals, the "garden of Amalia" also hosts a botanical museum, a conservatory and, various ancient ruins. It is the ideal place and a perfect scenic spot to find the right photography inspiration.

  3. Your next stop will be the Kallimarmaro stadium where your local guide will help you make fresh pictures and look more creative by finding the right point of view. This is one of the most iconic landmarks of Athens with a rich history directly connected to the modern Olympic games.

  4. You'll then take a stroll to reach Plaka, the neighborhood of Gods and one of the most picturesque areas of Athens. Plaka is one the best places to capture the perfect photo; little colorful houses, small alleys, cute cafes and many spots with views to the city will make the perfect background you are looking for your photographs.

  5. The next spot is placed on a hill, where you will enjoy the most breathtaking views of Acropolis and the city itself, following in the footsteps of Ancient Greeks. This is definitely one of the most Instagram-worthy places in Athens where you will take some of the most impressive photos.

  6. In addition to all the above places, you will have also the opportunity to explore more of the best spots in the city where you will exercise your artistic skills by taking spectacular photos and sharing them on Instagram. At the same time, you will learn about the history of the city and feel like an Athenian as you mingle with the locals. You'll have opportunities to take lots of pictures so don't forget your phone/camera!

*For tours realized in Spanish, please send your request to 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.

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