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Lonely Planet Experiences: Athens Reloaded – The Hipsters’ Walk

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the hippest locales in Athens — trendy coffee shops, music studios, and artists’ workshops — and watch the city’s most innovative creators at work.
  • Discover the modern street food scene in Athens and treat your taste buds to some of the locals’ favourite gourmet snacks.
  • Meet young local artists and learn about the production of handmade objects in some of our favourite designers’ collectives and shops.
  • Visit a herb and spice shop and let yourself be taken away on an exotic trip to every corner of the world through the aromas and flavours of its products.
  • Go graffiti hunting and discover the innovative urban art of Athens, home to one of the biggest street art scenes in the world.
  • Support a fair-trade cooperative by sipping a tasty coffee provided directly by local coffee producers.
  • Each Lonely Planet Experience comes with six-months free access to Lonely Planet’s Guides App which includes over 8,000 destinations guides and unbeatable discounts to Lonely Planet Guidebooks.
Adults Ages 12+
Children Ages 6-11
Infants Ages 0-5

Meet the New Generation of Athenians

Meet the new generation of Athenians and check out how the city centre has transformed into a lively hub due to its creativity throughout the financial crisis.

Join us for this absolute hipster tour and discover Athens’ modern street food scene, its hip coffee bars, and its edgy art and meet some of the people behind this cultural wave.

This is New Athens! On this tour, we’ll help you capture the best spots of the city and blow up your Instagram account!

Experience the best travel stories for yourself. Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this city adventure hand-picked by the world’s leading travel publisher.

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

  • This tour supports the new generation of Athenians, such as young artists, by promoting their work and their enterprises to help them thrive through financial crisis.
  • At least one store on your itinerary is dedicated to the promotion of the multicultural and multi-ethnic character of the neighbourhoods you visit on this tour.

Language: English

Inclusions: Local, English-speaking guide, 2 gourmet and organic snacks (2 street food spots), one sweet delight and coffee. You will be offered enough food to comfortably skip lunch!

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

Schedule details

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Meeting point: Korai street/Square in front of the Starbucks (next to Panepistimio metro station)
  • Exact GPS Coordinates of the meeting point: 37.979889, 23.732252. View on Google Maps.
  • Find the exact meeting point with what3words: ///smaller.signal.hinders
  • Starting time: 11.30 AM
  • Ending point: Monastiraki square
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