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  2. Attica
  3. Athens
  4. Plaka

Athens: Food and Culture Tour in an Authentic Neighborhood

Product ID: 111088
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Experience the warmth of Greek hospitality on a tasting tour of the Koukaki neighborhood of Athens. Visit venues off the tourist path and immerse yourself in everyday life. Taste local delicacies and hear stories that shaped the culture and cuisine.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 - 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the Koukaki neighborhood of Athens like a local
  • Taste authentic flavors and off the beaten path locations
  • Interact with a local host in the private ambiance of a small group of no more than 6 guests
  • Go behind the scenes of a traditional pastry shop
  • Meet local restaurateurs, entrepreneurs and fellow food lovers
Full description
Start your food tour of the Koukaki neighborhood of Athens at 11:00 AM and journey through Greek culture, customs and traditions for 2.5 hours, 4 hours or 6 hours! Live like a local for a day in the company of an expert guide.

Start the day as the locals do with some delicious Greek coffee at a cozy coffee shop. Taste authentic Greek pastries and hear stories behind a peculiar beverage, before a heavenly experience at a family-run sweet company! End the 2.5-hour tour with some savory delicacies from all over Greece.

Tempt your sensations and continue with the 4-hour tour, where handmade treats will be offered at a local bakery, along with a wonderful meze in an authentic setting. Immerse yourself in the culinary scene and indulge your senses by opting for the 6-hour tour. Go behind the scenes at a traditional pastry shop and blow your mind with an explosion of flavors!
Includes
  • Drinks and bites equivalent to a Greek brunch (2.5-hour tour)
  • Drinks and bites equivalent to a Greek breakfast and lunch (4-hour tour)
  • Drinks and bites equivalent to a Greek breakfast, lunch and dinner (6-hour tour)
  • Exclusive privileges from tasting locations, including behind the scenes access at some of the venues
  • Professionally trained hosts with extensive local food and cultural knowledge (and great personalities!)
What’s Not Included
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal shopping
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Acropolis Metro Station, exit Makriyanni/Dionysiou Arepaghitou Str.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This is a small group tour with a maximum of 6 participants
• Tours include both sitting and standing stops at different venues
• Some food allergies and aversions can be accommodated with advance notice
• Please note that tours do not end at the starting point. However, detailed directions are provided for your return
• Tours operate rain or shine, so please dress accordingly
• Comfortable clothing and shoes are recommended as on average 2-3 kilometers are covered per tour
• Young foodies are welcome to join, but they must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 4 years old, who will not consume at the tasting locations, do not require a separate ticket
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 7 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
4.4/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Epiculiar

Product ID: 111088