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Extreme Bites Tour

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the traditional tastes of some of the most unusual and extreme local dishes in Athens.
  • Try the most popular “hangover cure” in Greece.
  • Discover hidden taverns in covered alleys and other food spots where locals love to hang out.
  • Wander through the buzzing streets of the city’s Central Market.
  • Learn all about Athens’ culinary culture from a local guide.
Adults Ages 12+
Children Ages 6-11
Infants Ages 0-5

Try The Most Unusual Local Dishes in Athens

Get to know Athens through its culinary traditions. But don’t expect to eat moussaka and feta on this tour.

Take a deep breath and get ready to try some extreme local bites — only those with strong stomachs need apply.

Show yourself how brave you are by doing as the locals do and tasting some lesser-known traditional treats — if you dare!

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

  • All of the stores you visit on your tour are 100% locally owned and run. Supporting small-scale, locally-run businesses helps to preserve the traditional character of old Athens.
  • Your tour also highlights centuries-old recipes, tastes, and traditions that could be lost if not preserved.

Language: English

Inclusions: Local, English-speaking guide, 4 food samples as indicated in the itinerary (at 4 different stops) bottled water a glass of local wine. There will be plenty of food so feel free to skip lunch and come hungry.

Exclusions: Additional food and drinks, souvenirs and personal shopping, tips/gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Meeting point: In front of the Church of the Pantanassa, in Monastiraki Square (next to Monastiraki metro station). Our guide will be standing next to the church.
  • Exact GPS Coordinates of the meeting point: 37.976371, 23.726042. View on Google Maps.
  • Find the exact meeting point with what3words: ///stitch.icicles.hardly
  • Starting time: 2.30 PM
  • Ending point: Panepistimio Metro Station
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