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Description
  • Greeks, it is said, approach food with a mix of passion and nostalgia, inevitably reminiscing about the dishes on which they were raised.
  • With a foodie guide, you will explore some of Greece’s finest traditional dishes as well as mouth-watering local specialities. You will taste crumbly greek cheeses, buttery olive oils and succulent pastries and gain an insight into Greece’s unique culinary customs.
  • You can choose to indulge in fresh koulóuria, a sesame bagel baked crunchy with a delectably soft inside or maybe you will sample yoghurt, spices, local wine and aged aromatised vinegars and treat your taste buds to fresh honey, syrupy Loukoumade, and Galaktoboureko - custard-filled filo pastry.
  • Visit Greek kitchens, meet chefs, spend time in speciality food stores that tourists rarely discover. Gain cooking tips, learn closely guarded food secrets and enjoy a homegrown Grecian coffee during a visit to the city’s finest seafood, meat and poultry market, the Varvakios Agora of Athens.
  • Dine on Greek food today, and you are feasting on a culmination of thousands of years of history: a fascinating and revealing taste journey of rich, deeply-satisfying flavours. Greeks, it is said, approach food with a mix of passion and nostalgia, inevitably reminiscing about the dishes on which they were raised. On your drool-worthy Greek Food Tour, you will: - Embark on a gastronomic exploration of one of the most delectable food quarters of Athens - Discover the cafes and delicatessens on Monastiraki Square - Enjoy authentic local cuisine well away from the tourist drag - Explore authentic Greek foods gain an insight into rich, local flavours - Yield to the sizzle and smells of street food in Plaka’s backstreets - Sample delicious Greek produce such as cheese, yoghurt, Galaktoboureko and koulóuria - Discover the bustle and barter at the market, Varvakios Agora of Athens - Enjoy the punchy flavour of homegrown Grecian coffeeWith a foodie guide, your Greek Food Tour will explore some of Greece’s finest traditional dishes as well as mouth-watering local specialities. You will taste things like crumbly greek cheeses, buttery olive oils and succulent pastries and gain an insight into Greece’s unique culinary customs. Perhaps you’ll choose to indulge in fresh koulóuria, a sesame bagel baked crunchy with a delectably soft inside or maybe you will sample yoghurt, spices, local wine and aged aromatised vinegars and treat your taste buds to fresh honey, syrupy Loukoumade, and Galaktoboureko - custard-filled filo pastryOn your Greek Food Tour , meet Greek chefs, visit Greek kitchens and spend time in speciality food stores that tourists rarely discover. Gain cooking tips, learn closely guarded food secrets and enjoy a homegrown Grecian coffee during a visit to the city’s finest seafood, meat and poultry market, the Varvakios Agora of Athens
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes and any medication you may require during the tour. In summer, please remember to bring a hat, sunscreen and plenty of water

Version 5 – July 19, 2020 23:28

Know Before You Go
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes
  • Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day
  • In summer, please remember to bring a hat, sunscreen and plenty of water
Know Before You Book
  • This is a walking tour
  • Cost of transportation on the day is not included. Your guide will accompany you in a taxi or by public transport

Version 4 – July 19, 2020 23:28

Know Before You Go
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes
  • Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day
  • In summer, please remember to bring a hat, sunscreen and plenty of water
Know Before You Book
  • This is a walking tour
  • Cost of transportation on the day is not included. Your guide will accompany you in a taxi or by public transport

Version 3 – July 19, 2020 23:27

Description Summary
  • Grains, vegetables, breads, olives, legumes, grapes, figs, goat’s milk and cheese await you on your private food tour of Athens
  • Grains, vegetables, breads, olives, legumes, grapes, figs, goat’s milk and cheese await you on your private food tour of Athens.
Description
  • Dine on Greek food today, and you are feasting on a culmination of thousands of years of history: a fascinating and revealing taste journey of rich, deeply-satisfying flavours. Greeks, it is said, approach food with a mix of passion and nostalgia, inevitably reminiscing about the dishes on which they were raised. On your drool-worthy Greek Food Tour, you will: - Embark on a gastronomic exploration of one of the most delectable food quarters of Athens - Discover the cafes and delicatessens on Monastiraki Square - Enjoy authentic local cuisine well away from the tourist drag - Explore authentic Greek foods gain an insight into rich, local flavours - Yield to the sizzle and smells of street food in Plaka’s backstreets - Sample delicious Greek produce such as cheese, yoghurt, Galaktoboureko and koulóuria - Discover the bustle and barter at the market, Varvakios Agora of Athens - Enjoy the punchy flavour of homegrown Grecian coffeeWith a foodie guide, your Greek Food Tour will explore some of Greece’s finest traditional dishes as well as mouth-watering local specialities. You will taste things like crumbly greek cheeses, buttery olive oils and succulent pastries and gain an insight into Greece’s unique culinary customs. Perhaps you’ll choose to indulge in fresh koulóuria, a sesame bagel baked crunchy with a delectably soft inside or maybe you will sample yoghurt, spices, local wine and aged aromatised vinegars and treat your taste buds to fresh honey, syrupy Loukoumade, and Galaktoboureko - custard-filled filo pastryOn your Greek Food Tour , meet Greek chefs, visit Greek kitchens and spend time in speciality food stores that tourists rarely discover. Gain cooking tips, learn closely guarded food secrets and enjoy a homegrown Grecian coffee during a visit to the city’s finest seafood, meat and poultry market, the Varvakios Agora of Athens
  • Dine on Greek food today, and you are feasting on a culmination of thousands of years of history: a fascinating and revealing taste journey of rich, deeply-satisfying flavours. Greeks, it is said, approach food with a mix of passion and nostalgia, inevitably reminiscing about the dishes on which they were raised. On your drool-worthy Greek Food Tour, you will:Embark on a gastronomic exploration of one of the most delectable food quarters of AthensDiscover the cafes and delicatessens on Monastiraki SquareEnjoy authentic local cuisine well away from the tourist drag.Explore authentic Greek foods gain an insight into rich, local flavoursYield to the sizzle and smells of street food in Plaka’s backstreetsSample delicious Greek produce such as cheese, yoghurt, Galaktoboureko and koulóuriaDiscover the bustle and barter at the market, Varvakios Agora of Athens,Enjoy the punchy flavour of homegrown Grecian coffeeWith a foodie guide, your Greek Food Tour will explore some of Greece’s finest traditional dishes as well as mouth-watering local specialities. You will taste things like crumbly greek cheeses, buttery olive oils and succulent pastries and gain an insight into Greece’s unique culinary customs. Perhaps you’ll choose to indulge in fresh koulóuria, a sesame bagel baked crunchy with a delectably soft inside or maybe you will sample yoghurt, spices, local wine and aged aromatised vinegars and treat your taste buds to fresh honey, syrupy Loukoumade, and Galaktoboureko - custard-filled filo pastry.On your Greek Food Tour , meet Greek chefs, visit Greek kitchens and spend time in speciality food stores that tourists rarely discover. Gain cooking tips, learn closely guarded food secrets and enjoy a homegrown Grecian coffee during a visit to the city’s finest seafood, meat and poultry market, the Varvakios Agora of Athens.
Highlights
  • Embark on a gastronomic exploration of one of the most delectable food quarters of Athens
  • Discover the cafes and delicatessens on Monastiraki Square
  • Enjoy authentic local cuisine well away from the tourist drag
  • Explore authentic Greek foods gain an insight into rich, local flavours
  • Yield to the sizzle and smells of street food in Plaka’s backstreets
  • Sample delicious Greek produce such as cheese, yoghurt, Galaktoboureko and koulóuria
  • Discover the bustle and barter at the market, Varvakios Agora of Athens
  • Enjoy the punchy flavour of homegrown Grecian coffee
Included
  • 5 authentic tastings and a Grecian coffee
  • A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group
  • Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
  • All of the local
  • authentic
  • food tasted on the tour.,A friendly
Excluded
  • Cost of transportation on the day. Your guide will accompany you in a taxi or by public transport
  • Additional food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend local favourites along the way
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Info
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes and any medication you may require during the tour. In summer, please remember to bring a hat, sunscreen and plenty of water
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes and any medication you may require during the tour. In summer, please remember to bring a hat, sunscreen and plenty of water.
Cancellation Notes
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund