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Total Athens Tour: Tastes & Bohemian Tales

Tour Highlights

  • Experience Athens like a local as you visit alternative neighbourhoods where tourists rarely go.
  • Learn all about Athens’ culinary culture and chat with local shop owners about their specialties and products.
  • Discover the city’s bohemian side, from funky workshops to cool cafés.
  • Explore one of the biggest street art scenes in the world.
  • Venture into alleyways and back lanes to discover vibrant cultural spaces and hear the myths and tales behind city sites.
  • Experience two of our top Athens tours in one great combo.
Adults Ages 12+
Children Ages 6-11
Infants Ages 0-5

Experience Athens Like a Local

Once you’ve ticked the Acropolis off your list, it’s time to discover the real Athens!

Come experience the city like a local on this tour that isn’t afraid to skip the tourist traps and dig deep into the city’s cool culture and beloved traditions.

This experience combines two of our favourite Athens tours, making for a great day out in the city.

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

  • Your 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.
  • This tour also offers you the opportunity to see street art and visit alternative neighbourhoods that don’t generally benefit from tourism.
  • 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.
  • 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, food samples (Greek sweets, bread, olive oil, olives, cheeses, rusks, wine, ouzo, traditional meze, herbs/spices, and a Greek coffee), train tickets

Exclusions: Additional food and drink (during the mid-tour break), souvenirs and items of a personal nature, tips/gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Meeting point: In Kotzia Square, next to the fountain and in front of City Hall. Your tour guide will be holding an Urban Adventures sign.
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  • Starting time: 11.00 AM
  • Ending point: Monastiraki Metro Station
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