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Gourmet Athens Food tour

By Athens Walks Tour Company
Price was undefined, price is now $72
Free cancellation available
4h
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Multiple languages
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Highlights

  • Guided culinary exploration of authentic Greek cuisine

  • Visit to Varvakios Agora market & secluded specialty shops

  • Treats like koulóuria bread & loukoumade doughnuts

  • Chance to sample traditional Greek coffee, wine & olive oil

  • Time to meander the exotic spice shops on Evripidou Street

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided food tour with live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's included

    Local pies and phylo pastries

  • What's included

    Wine tasting

  • What's included

    Greek desserts tasting

  • What's included

    Olive oil tasting

  • What's included

    Visit of an old deli store & free time to purchase local products

  • What's included

    Greek salad made with the highest quality incredients

  • What's included

    Visit of the oldest salami and cheese store of central Athens & Salami, Cheese and Ham tasting

  • What's included

    Visit of famous coffee roaster & Coffee made over heated sand

  • What's excluded

    Food and drinks not listed as Inclusions

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Contactless tickets
  • Personal safety equipment

Know Before You Book

  • You must contact the supplier in advance to inform them of any food allergies or special dietary requirements. This activity is subject to cancellation if the itinerary cannot be tailored to meet your needs.

What you can expect

Travel off the beaten path with a food tour that takes you to hidden cafes, specialty shops, and the market where locals go to buy meat and fish. Awaken your senses to the delicacies Athens has to offer as you feast on Greek cuisine like koulóuria, loukoumades, olive oil, and wine.

Meet your food-loving guide in Monastiraki Square to set off on your tour. As you stroll the tiled streets, listen as they share fascinating insights into the culinary history of the city and chat about the treats you get to sample today. Your first stop of the day is a centuries-old café serving a traditional Greek breakfast known as koulóuria. This sesame sweet bread is crunchy on the outside, but warm, fluffy, and soft on the inside.

Breathe in the wafting smells of butter, sugar, and dough as you step inside a tiny pastry shop. Here, sample a loukoumades, a doughnut-like treat covered in sweet syrup and sprinkled with cinnamon and walnuts. Continue on to the bustling Varvakios Agora market. Take in the salty smell of fresh seafood and the colorful sights of the vast array of produce before stopping to savor a steaming cup of authentic Greek coffee.

Your guide then leads you toward a secluded specialty shop where you have the chance to sample locally made wine, organic olive oil, and world-famous Greek yogurt. Finish your tour with a walk down Evripidou Street, known for its spice shops that send out heady scents of cinnamon and clove before saying good bye to your guide. This food tour is voted best culinary experience in Europe.

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Multiple Locations Visited
  • Athens

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Monastiraki square in front of the little church on the square
  • Platia Monastirakiou
  • Athina 105 55
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