Experience the authentic flavours of Athens in a scintillating food tour that will immerse your taste buds in a feast to remember!
This is an alternative to the usual Athens food tours! Relaxed, laid back, informal and magical. In fact, it is very unlike the more traditional city tours you may be used to.
Strong family values are at the heart of Greek life! It has long been the tradition to come together with family and friends to share food and conversation, laughing, dancing, relaxing, savouring real Greek food and drink in a true celebration of life itself.
No trip to Athens is complete without sampling some authentic Greek cuisine and there is no better way to do it than on our food tour of Athens.
Your tour will begin at Thisseo Metro Station where you will meet your guide.
Enjoy with us a 4 hours tour in the best places in Athens
Please arrive at 9.45am as your Athens food tour starts at 10.00am
We will take a leisurely walk to the centre of Athens where your food trail begins. Here you can soak up the incredible aromas and vibrant colours of the spice market. As you wander through this area, you will find yourself mesmerized by the hustle and bustle of the fresh fish, meat and fruit markets. You will be in among it all, with the lively street vendors selling their wares. These markets provide a real treat for your senses!
Your tour will then move on to the buzzing neighborhood of Psirri. Centred around its main Iroon Square, you’ll be captivated by the surrounding streets with bars, traditional tavernas and other eateries offering Meze and live music! Look out for musicians playing Rembetika, which is a type of Greek blues.
There are some wonderful artisan shops to be found in Psirri and you will visit a typical Athenian taverna, offering an enticing variety of local food and traditional Greek dishes. Here you will indulge your taste buds with various Meze dishes. Athens has an abundance of cafes and family run tavernas open ‘til late, where you’ll experience the genuine warmth of Greek culture!
Greek people are warm and welcoming by nature and you will feel a real sense of belonging as they greet you in to their convivial culture! You may even find you want to stay beyond the end of the tour and ‘shoot the breeze’ as they say, soaking up the atmosphere and share some conversation with us!
Walking around and eating is one of the best things to do in Athens. Learn the history of the foods that Greek people eat every day and taste their mouthwatering dishes. Who could ask for anything more?
“Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.”
-Alan D. Wolfelt