Athens Urban Adventure
Day tours, with a local
Athens Urban Adventures allows you to explore this well-known city through hands-on experiental Athens sightseeing tours. Athens is known all around the world, from history classes to TV Documentaries. But our passion and real life approach will give you a different discovery of it with our Athens tours.
The name of the Greek Capital comes from the Goddess “Athina” who had qualities of wisdom and peace. The city has a rich history dating back from Paleolithic times, Acropolis and the Greek classic period, the Roman times, the Byzantine era, the Ottoman occupation and finally modern times. On our Athens tours you will be able to observe a multitude of historical cultures and architecture like the Parthenon, Roman temples, old and new Christian churches, Turkish old hamams, 18th and 19th century traditional houses like in Plaka, or more traditional areas like Monastiraki and Thession. During your tour of Athens you will notices squares that had been renovated and surrounded by Necolassical buildings made by architects fond of Greece and its past, who wanted to revive mythology and historical facts.
We will show you this past during your tour of Athens, the survival of the Athenian citizen and the respect of keeping ancient monuments without imposing technologies, but using it. Some places in the center of Athens are an Oasis, away from busy and noisy traffic jams.
During your tour of Athens wonder in Plaka or Thission into another time. Walk through churches and ruins, and obtain some souvenirs in shops with traditional and local products like leather sandals or bags, statues, agricultural products like olives, and find musical instruments like the bouzouki.
All these discoverings can be done with 1 or 2 tours of Athens with special itineraries enriching your time and knowledge in an original and happy walk.
Explore the city's major sites by foot on this Athens walking tour. Begin in Syntagma Square and see the Evzones hard at work. Then head to the Acropolis before a spot of window shopping in the Plaka area, and enjoying some of the cool things to do in Athens. Finish by exploring Hadrian’s Arch, the Temple of Jupiter and the Panathinaikos Marble stadium.more...
Markets, Ruins & Ancient Athens From EUR 40.00
Explore Athens from top to bottom on this cultural tour of Athens. Wander through flea markets, window-shop for leather goods and handmade icons and explore the city’s rich ancient past. See Agora where merchants bargained in Greek and Roman times, wander past the 17th and 18th century houses of Thisson and finish at the mighty Acropolis. This is an Athens travel experience you won't forget!
Taste of Athens From EUR 46.00
For thousands of years, Greeks have been gathering around tablesto sharedelicious food and it is here that a sense of family, connection, tradition and friendship has been cultivated. On this fascinating Athens food tour, we getthe chance to experience the Greek way of eating and taste mouth-watering local food.
From Katzia Square, wewander around the Monastiraki andCentral Market areas of Athens, where the Acropolis looms in the distance. We take you to the markets and local shopping haunts and introduce you todifferent foods and specialties from all over Greece.
Discover food places only Athenians know about and meet local merchants, sampling the very best of their fresh food, drinks and local produce. In a few tasty hours, get to know the authentic heart of Athens and its cuisine.more...
Athens Festivals and Epidaure
Place: Athens & Epidaure - [ 01/06/2013 - 31/08/2013 ]
Athens is known for its culture in the world, being said to be the bases of Western civilization and is host to many theatrical plays.Traditional Greek dances
Place: Athens - [ 25/05/2013 - 19/09/2013 ]
Greeks are very proud of their dances. They have so many type of dances all over Greece that are exhibited during this show held from May to September.more events...
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03 May 2013 We did two Athens Urban Adventures with Nikita. The Taste of Athens provided a wonderful insight into Greek food and culture, and we really enjoyed meeting with the local store keepers and sampling some of the local produce. A particular highlight was enjoying a meal at the basement old-style Athens restaurant. The following day we did the Walking Athens tour. This covered the historical areas and other areas of interest, and provided excellent background information. Thanks very much to Nikita for such great experiences. We have done Urban Adventures in several cities around the world, and they have always provided wonderful experiences and information. We will continue to seek them out.
Athens Urban Adventure team is more than glad to offer to its travelers their best ideas and living experience in Athens city. We have been in this city for more than 35 years with a team of different persons and generations giving a better aspect for interesting visits in the capital of Greece.
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