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Traditional Greek Food Tasting and Culinary Walking Tour in Athens

  • Visit at least 10 specialty food stores in Athens and taste their wares
  • Sample Greek favorites, including honey, olive oil, cheese, and coffee
  • Taste traditional “souvlaki” (kebabs) and "baklava" (nut pastries)
Traditional Greek Food Tasting and Culinary Walking Tour in Athens
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Traditional Greek Food Tasting and Culinary Walking Tour in Athens
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To cover maximum culinary ground in minimum time, a food tour is essential. Led by a local guide, this Athens food tour covers all the Greek bases—including no fewer than 10 tastings and a classic “souvlaki” sampler. Traveling on foot in a small group, savor delicacies from honey to olive oil, from pastries to cheese, and discover Greek culture as you do.

What to Expect

Meet your guide and small group in central Athens and stroll through the residential area like a local. Discover the foods Athenians love on a visit to no fewer than 10 curated stores. Taste local cheese, honey, olive oil, coffee, and more, and learn about the herbs and spices that underpin Greek cooking.

Stroll through the bustling lanes and byways of the busy Central Market. Visit bakeries and pastry shops, and sample the legendary baklava as you hear about Greek culture from your guide. After trying traditional "souvlaki" kebabs, your tour finishes in central Athens, where your guide can direct you to the metro. Thanks to all those tastings, lunch is not required.

Reviews (91)
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Reviewed 2 December 2018
Great tour, great guide, great food!

A fantastic experience. Ilias, our tour guide, was knowledgeable, friendly, thoughtful, and very skilled at creating a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere and a good rapport among the group; as a solo traveler, I felt included and comfortable throughout. The food was incredible and the stops very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank justinecd
Reviewed 2 December 2018
Educational and delicious!

There was much to enjoy on this tour for our family of five, with children ranging from 18 years to 11. Bougatsa was a highlight! So interesting, and the chef demonstration in front of us was fascinating. The tapas style meze platters out the back...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BettyLeach
Reviewed 26 October 2018
The best way to know the Athenian spirit

The tour was excellent! Our guide, Elisabeth, waited for us exactly in time and was interesting and super sweet throughout the entire tour. We ate the most delicious dishes and experienced the soul of contemporary Athens through food, markets and warm people. Highly recommended -...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MaayanMM
Reviewed 20 October 2018
Best food tour ever

Our guide's name was Andres, and he was very informative and friendly. He took us to a bakery, cafes, sausage shop, olive oil tasting, and we had a wonderful time learning about the history of various desserts as well as types of olive oils. Whenever...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Curious729815
Reviewed 9 September 2018
Amazing experience!

This was, for sure, the best rour I've mad during my backpacking in Greece and in Athens. For food and culture lovers, this is a must when you visit Athens. During 3 hours, you walk around the city, try and understand the story of a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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2 October 2018|
Response from BarbGag | Reviewed this property |
You will need to contact the tour company. I booked through Trip Advisor.
Candace S
1 September 2018|
Response from BarbGag | Reviewed this property |
The Electra is very close (5 min walking)to Syntagma Square which is where we met the tour. We started a bookstore in the square. When you sign up (I used trip advisor to book the tour) they give very clear instructions... More