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Christmas Spirit and Flavours of Athens

Tour Highlights

  • Explore festive Athens and experience the Christmas spirit in unique places under the one-and-only Acropolis.
  • Listen to myths and legends about Kaloikatzaroi, sacred boats, and other Greek Christmas traditions.
  • Sip a warm local beverage in a festively decorated bar only known by locals.
  • Sweeten your palate with the best local Christmas sweets.
  • Discover the most colorful Christmas market of Athens and blow up your Instagram with some seriously festive photos.
Adults Ages 12+
Children Ages 6-11
Infants Ages 0-5

A Christmas-Themed Tour of Athens

Get in the festive spirit on a Christmas-themed tour of Athens for ‘kids’ of all ages. Follow your nose to a historic bakery selling Greek Christmas sweets, sip warm beverages and snack on other mouth-watering treats, live your Christmas fairy tale under the brightly lit rock of the Acropolis, and explore the most colourful market of Athens – all with a local by your side.

Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour:

  • Your tour highlights centuries-old recipes, tastes, and traditions that could be lost if not preserved.
  • By joining this tour you are supporting a 100-year-old local bakery so it can continue thriving and serving authentic local delicacies.

Language: English

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, a glass of local festive beverage, 3 different local sweets, train fares.

Exclusions: Christmas Market entrance fee, additional food, and drink, items of a personal nature, tips and gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 3 – 3.5 hours
  • Meeting point: Syntagma Square (at the exit to Syntagma metro station), in the middle of the square at the fountain
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  • Starting time: 5.00 PM
  • Ending point: Kerameikos metro station
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