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  2. Attica
  3. Athens
  4. Monastiraki

Downtown Athens: Private Greek Food Tasting Tour

Product ID: 100173
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Go on a culinary adventure through Greek food. Taste local gastronomical gems while learning about the food history of Athens.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the fascinating Monastiraki District
  • Visit the historical fish, meat and fruit market of Athens
  • View the traditional coffee houses and herb shops
  • Experience one of the best souvlaki houses in Greece
  • Indulge your sweet tooth at a historic pastry shop
Full description
Begin your 4-hour walking culinary tour with traditional sweets and finger food like the koulouri (a circular bread encrusted with sesame seeds) and the famous bougasta (a pastry consisting of either semolina custard, cheese or minced meat filling between layers of phyllo).

Head to the Athens Agora and see the amazing range of spices, cheeses, olives, meat, fish and fruit on offer. Here, find a plethora of traditional tavernas. After your visit to the market, enjoy a brief break for a cup of traditional Greek coffee in one of the oldest coffee shops in Greece.

Next, visit a folklore art shop and the beautiful Kotzia Square, situated just outside the ancient Archarnian Gate of Classical Athens. Stop at one of the oldest and best souvlaki houses in Greece for a taste of real souvlaki.

End the tour by admiring the astonishing Acropolis in one of the most authentic restaurants in the city.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • A Greek coffee or other traditional refreshment
  • Variety of salty and sweet finger foods
  • Assortment of typical Greek plates to accompany the authentic ouzo
  • All taxes and fees
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees to any point of interest
  • Personal expenses

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Meeting point

Monastiraki Metro Station

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Product ID: 100173