3 hrs 30 min
Duration
All year
Dates
Athens
Destination
Adults, Children, Infants, Teenagers
Ticket Type

Enjoy a real traditional Greek meal in a non-touristy area of Athens, with a small tour group accompanied by our food expert guide.

TOUR CODE NUMBER AWT-SAT6
MEETING POINT The meeting point is outside Panepistimio metro station at “Korai” pedestrian walkway, in front of the Zara Department Store at 09:15 am.

ZARA is located close to the Panepistimio metro station, at the corner of the pedestrian walk way Korai (opposite the University of Athens) and 32, Stadiou street, next to Starbucks café.

In case you use the metro to come to the meeting point, you should know that there are three exits at the Panepistimio metro station. Two of them are on the Panepistimio street in front of the University of Athens and the third exit is where we meet, on the Korai pedestrian street. Please follow the “Korai” Exit signs.

Please note: The Food Tour starts at 9:30 am, please be at the meeting point by 9:15 am.

DEPARTURE TIME 9:30 AM
RETURN TIME 13:00 PM
MAX GROUP SIZE 16 persons
WALKING TIME 45 min
WALKING PACE Easy
GUIDE Local food specialist guide
LANGUAGE English (All other languages only on a private basis tour)
TOUR PRICES
Adult: 49 €
Teenagers (12-17 yrs): 44 €
Child (6-11 yrs): 34 €
Infant (0-5 yrs): Free
INCLUSIONS
  • Food specialist guide
  • Brochure with all places visited by the tour
  • Food & Beverages sampling (22 various foods and drinks)
EXCLUSIONS
  • Lunch or dinner
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)
OPERATION DATES
The Tour does not take place on:
  • Sundays
  • December 25th & 26th
  • New Year’s Day
  • Clean Monday (occurs 48 days before Orthodox Easter)
  • March 25th
  • Good Friday (before 12:00)
  • Easter Sunday
  • Easter Monday
  • May 1st – Labor Day
  • October 28th – National Holiday
  • August 11th to August 19th
BOOKING ORDER / RESERVATION Please fill in all the requested fields of the tour booking form and press the “Book Now” button to proceed with your Booking Order (Your Reservation).

You will be then redirected to your Cart to verify your order and finally to the Checkout page, to make the payment via your credit or debit card (through the secure environment of Alpha Bank e-Commerce Service or Paypal).

Once the payment has been completed the following notifications will be sent automatically to your email:

  • Electronic Transaction Confirmation for your Booking Order from the payment gateway
  • A thank you message from Greece Tour Hub with your booking order details, for your reference, including the contact details of your local Tour Operator

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BOOKING CONFIRMATION The final Tour Booking Confirmation is performed within 24 hours after your reservation. A notification will then be sent to your email, from Greece Tour Hub, with your invoice attached.

Please print the confirmation page or keep it handy in your e-mail to show it to the provider on the day of the tour.

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CANCELLATION POLICY Cancellations must be made in writing to the GreeceTourHub by e-mail.
  • You receive 100% refund in case the tour is canceled 72 hours prior to the start time of the tour.
  • You are refunded 50% of the amount in case the tour is canceled 24hours prior to the start time of the tour.
  • If the tour is canceled in less than 24 hours prior to the start time of the tour, then you are not entitled to a refund.
CONTACT US Should you have any question prior to your booking please:
  • send us an email at info@greecetourhub.com (indicating the Tour Code Number)
  • or call us at +30 6955313403 or +30 2103210031

The delicious food tour of Athens

Do you want to eat real Greek food at traditional taverns?

Then this is the tour you should do, in the non-touristy areas, with the help of our expert guide.

The wide range of the Greek cuisine will unfold on your table, while you learn about its secrets – the fresh ingredients, spices and, most importantly, the Greek olive oil.

Sweet delicacies like the honey-covered loukoumades or the icing-sugar-covered bougatsa are a ‘must’ to try, if you like sweets.

Still, there is also the tiropita, feta cheese, plus the Greek olives that you can enjoy.

An “off the beaten track” tour

This tour will take you away from the typical Athenian taverns, usually found around touristic areas.

Our expert guide will take you to various specialty food stores, where you will be able to see and taste real traditional Greek food.

You will taste the difference of the naturally grown vegetables and fruits, cultivated in the mild Greek climate, which brings out their aroma and flavor. As you taste various dishes, you will be amazed by the aroma of the many herbs used, bringing out the best from the marvelous dishes served. The herbs used are mostly gathered from the Greek countryside, like thyme, oregano and many more.

As we tour, we will enter the central food market area of Athens, Varvakios food market, where you can enjoy walking around just looking at people shopping and bargaining, with an impressive mixture of vegetables, fruit, fish, meat and spices on the many stalls in the market place.

With our guide you will soon be strolling and discovering that the Greek cuisine is not only souvlaki, moussaka or Greek salad, but it is rich in scent and flavor, evolved over the thousands of years.

A very important part of the Greek cuisine is the use of olive oil, in most dishes. Olive oil is a main ingredient in the Mediterranean diet, known all over the world for its quality and health benefits.

Finally our tour ends at approx. 13:00 (1:00 pm), close to the Monastiraki Metro Station.

Sample Local Delicacies, Visit Authentic Shops & Restaurants

Taste See Visit
Traditional Greek Tavern
Traditional Greek Products
Bougatsa shop
Day time restaurant – Dairy
Koulouri street ventor
Sausage shop
Halva
Loukoumades
Olive oil
Olives
Greek Gruyere cheese or Myzithra
Rusks
Feta cheese
Ouzo or Tsipouro or Liquors or Vinegar
Athenas Road
Food market
St. Theodore Church
Meat Market
Fruit market
Fish Market
Psiri area
Spice shop
Yοusouroum – Avyssinias square

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