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Total Athens – Combo 9: Taste of Athens, Extreme Bites & Posh Happy Hour

Quick Details

  • Spend a whole day tasting and sipping the foodie treasures of Athens.
  • Indulge in the most unusual and extreme local dishes available in the city.
  • Try the most popular hangover cure in Greece.
  • Enjoy a signature cocktail and two alcoholic beverages at three of our favourite hidden, local spots.
  • Learn about the cosmopolitan history of Athens’ poshest neighbourhood.
Adults Ages 12+
229
Children Ages 6-11
229
Infants Ages 0-5
Free

Enjoy Athens’ Diverse Food Culture

Enjoy Athens’ diverse food culture on this total food tour. See the ‘big five’ of Greek cuisine in their natural habitat — ouzo, feta, olives, olive oil, and koulouri and try some more extreme local delicacies, such as patsas (tripe soup), liver, snails and rabbit. Our tour finishes in the evening after a few rounds of cocktails and delicious finger food in one of the best areas for nightlife in the city. Yamas!

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.
  • At least one store on your itinerary is dedicated to the preservation of locally-produced crafts.
  • Your tour highlights centuries-old recipes, tastes, and traditions that could be lost if not preserved.
  • As part of your tour, you’ll meet the owner of a family-run store that serves organic delicacies made from ingredients sourced from his farm in central Greece.
  • Your tour supports the creativity of Greece’s new generation of mixologists by taking you to bars to taste signature cocktails and other liquors that are based on traditional spirits and recipes.

Language: English

Inclusions: Local, English-speaking guide, Tastings of Greek sweets, koulouri,olive oil, olives, cheeses, rusks, Greek alcohol (wine, ouzo), spices, herbs, and traditional meze (a meze is a small appetiser or side dish),4 extreme food samples, (fish, liver, snails, rabbit, tripe soup (at 4 different stops) bottled water, 1 cocktail and 2 alcoholic beverages (3 bar stops), a snack (gourmet sandwich). Food is more than enough to skip lunch and dinner!

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

Schedule details

  • Duration: From 8 to 9 hours
  • Meeting point: Kotzia Square, in Athina Avenue between the metros stations of Omonia and Monastiraki, in front of the Mayor’s Building. Your guide will meet you at the fountain in this square and they will be holding an Athens Urban Adventures sign. View on Google Maps.
  • Find the exact meeting point with what3words: ///smaller.signal.hinders
  • Starting time: 11.00 AM
  • Ending point: Panepistimio Metro Station