The Ultimate Food Tasting Tour of Athens

Private/Semi-private tour
4 Hours
Age 2+
All Months
Capacity Availability 12
Discover the wealth of traditional Greek cuisine and Greek culture, in a food tasting tour that spans across the historical city center of Athens and features more than 18 authentic greek culinary treasures!
Departure From
Monastiraki Square. On Sundays ONLY meeting point is Acropolis metro station
Departure Time
Every 9:30am and 13:45pm
Return Time
13:45 or 17:45 Approximately
  • Food tasting
  • Tour guide
  • Tour of Athens Centre
  • Varvakios Market (closed on Sundays and every year on national holidays 28/10 and 25/3)
  • Alcohol in specific stops
Not Included
  • Products you purchase

Start your day in one of the most quaint neighborhoods of Athens, ‘Psyrri’, where you can enjoy a fitting Greek breakfast of aromatic Greek coffee and the well-known ‘koulouri’ sesame pastry. From there, experience the depth of traditional Mediterranean cuisine, by visiting a selection of unique Greek delis and specialized Greek pie shops where you can enjoy the Greek’s favorite snack, spanakopita, amongst many other freshly baked goodies. After exploring the vivid ‘Varvakios” market, we will take a shortstop in the center of the hustle and bustle and taste typical Greek home cooking such as; mousaka, gemista, and fresh sardines. Throughout the entirety of your tour, you will be tasting iconic Greek delicacies such as cheeses, cured meats, rusks, olives, olive oil, and everything else you could imagine in a Greek food tour of Athens. On an alternative note, a quick visit to a beautiful little mastiha shop will captivate all your senses. Complete your tour in true Athenian style by visiting a secluded, authentic Greek mezze shop, a hotspot with the locals. Accompanying your Greek ‘mezze’ will be the prestigious alcoholic beverage ‘tsipouro’ that packs a punch!

Overall, this Athens food tour combines a unique food-tasting experience with a thorough acquaintance of  Athens’ city center and its majestic monuments and historical sites. It is a surefire option to fully explore all the elements that Athens has to offer plus some hidden alternative stops also!

Tour Highlights

  • Get a full orientation of the city of Athens with a local, expert guide that will also give you assistance for the duration of your stay!
  • Visit Varvakeios market, the local vibrant open fish and meat market
  • Discover all the hidden, local, and iconic places you wouldn’t find by yourself
  • Taste delightful bites, of pies, cheese, meats and olives, sample olive oil and much more!
  • Try traditionally brewed Greek coffee
  • Introduce yourself to Mastiha, the Greek superfood!
  • Savour appetising Greek mezze (the Greek tapas) and wash them down with local Greek wine or Greek spirits!
  • Arrive with an empty stomach and let us treat you like a Greek God and Goddess

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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