Athens Family Food Tour

Private/Semi-private tour
3 Hours
Age 1+
Jan to Nov
Capacity 12
Learn about the greatness of traditional Greek cuisine and culture in a food tour of Athens, specially designed for kids. This tour combines having fun with gaining invaluable knowledge on some of the most important aspects of Greek culture.
Departure From
Acropolis Metro Station
Departure Time
9:30am and 13:45
Return Time
Approximately 3-3,5hrs after the meeting time
  • Education and fun for children (to book a family tour requires at least one child between 5-11 years old)
  • Food tasting
  • Orientation around the historical centre
  • Varvakios Market (closed on Sundays and every year on national holidays 28/10 and 25/3)
  • Educational discussion about Greek cuisine and Greek History
  • Tasting greek dishes at traditional cookeries
  • Browsing of the Acropolis
Not Included
  • products you purchase

 Begin the food tasting tour by taking a walk in the historical Anafiotika district, after a refreshing yogurt with honey and nuts, learning about its history in a fun and interactive way. Continue your stroll through the buzzing yet quaint alleyways of the famous Monastiraki area, where the children will have some enchanting sights to see. Nibbles along the way include dunking bread into a wide variety of delicious olive oils and a taste of the famous Greek snack, Spanakopita!

From there, get to know the city center of Athens like a local. Right in the heart of the city, we will introduce you to the vibrant hustle and bustle of ‘Varvakios’ market. There the children will have the chance to experience at first hand where foods come from, how they are made and prepared before being sold and if lucky even witness the excitement of the locals bartering away at prices. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to taste authentic greek products such as; olives, traditional cheeses, cured meats, rusks, and many more Greek culinary surprises.

To sum up, this Athens food tour is a wonderful opportunity for yourself and your youngsters to have fun whilst expanding your knowledge of Greek culture. We provide you and your children with the opportunity to discover new tastes that you ordinarily wouldn’t have the chance to try.

Oh! We nearly forgot to mention, to round up your tour nicely, a charming little homemade ice cream shop awaits those with a sweet tooth..!

*For those who would love to experience Acropolis and Acropolis museum, click here to find a guided tour based on Greek mythology and history and specially designed for kids and families!

Tour Highlights

  • Visit a traditional Greek bakery and taste the best Greek pies after watching the process of making them
  • Try yummy Greek traditional yoghurt with honey and nuts
  • Taste bougatsa! A children’s favourite sweet custard pie!
  • Tuck into Greece’s authentic cuisine and products such as cheese, cold cuts, and mezze (the Greek tapas) with seafood or meat varieties
  • Stop off at Varvakeios, the amazing open fish and meat market of Athens and feel the vibrance of the local vendors!
  • Kids will enjoy finishing the tour with a delicious ice cream roll!
  • Arrive with an empty stomach and you will be treated like Greek grandchildren, finishing the tour full and happy!

An Important Note on Cancellations

Cancellations more than 48 hours before a food tour’s scheduled start time are refunded in full within 30 days of the cancellation request.

Cancellations less than 48 hours before a food tour’s scheduled start time are not refundable.

If you do not attend your tour & do not provide a notice, you may reschedule your tour within 24 hours of your original tour for a 60€ fee (rescheduled tours are subject to availability). There are no refunds of balance in case of rescheduling a tour with a lower price.

There are no tours on Christmas Day, New Years Day and Orthodox Easter Sunday

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