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Markets, Ruins & Ancient Athens

Tour Highlights

  • Dive deep into the history of the ancient city of Athens, with a local to guide you.
  • Explore the city’s many markets and legendary traditions within.
  • Step back in time and get insider knowledge of the city’s famous landmarks.
  • Discover Athens’ more recent history and architecture.
  • Wander around the famous neighbourhood of Plaka and sip coffee at a local’s favourite joint.
Adults Ages 12+
59
Children Ages 6-11
59
Infants Ages 0-5
Free
Private group Starting price per person
127

Dive Deep Into the History of Athens

Athens makes travelling easy; the streets are filled with cultural, historic, and culinary icons. The problem is knowing on which streets to find these treasures!

Join this Athens tour to enjoy the benefits of having a local guide who will show you fresh produce, retail hot spots, ruins, temples, markets, and mosques.

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

  • All the stores you visit on this tour are 100% locally owned and run. Supporting small-scale, locally-run businesses helps to preserve the traditional character of old Athens.
  • By joining this tour, you are supporting a street vendor who sells traditional Koulouri sesame rings, which helps increase his income.
  • At least one store on your itinerary is dedicated to the preservation of locally-produced crafts.

Language: English

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, coffee or soft drink

Exclusions: Food and additional drinks, entrance fees, tips and gratuities for your guide. Please note that this tour does not go inside the Acropolis.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Meeting point: Kotzia Square, in Athina Avenue between metros staions of Omonia and Monastiraki, in front of the Mayor Building. Your guide will meet you at the fountain in this square.
  • Find the exact meeting point : ///smaller.signal.hinders
  • Starting time: 9.30 AM
  • Ending point: The Acropolis