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Group Size
14
PRICE
79 € per adult
73 € per student
63 € per child
MEETING POINT
Cruise Ship Terminal

Starts at
08:45 (Pick up from Port)
Ends at
15:50 (Transfer back to Port)
Duration
3 hrs &15 min
Walking time
45 min
Walking pace
Moderate
Guide
Local licensed guide / Food specialist
Entrance Fees
No entrance fees

Language

English (All other languages only on a private basis tour)






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DISCOUNTS & OFFERS
5% OFF for booking 2 or more tours SNDT
5% OFF for booking 4 or more persons FMD
10% OFF for booking 4 or more persons & booking 2 or more tours SNDT+4

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Athens Food Tour & free time in Plaka


A scenic and easy paced walking tour through some of the most delicious and historic neighborhoods of Athens as your guide provides you with expert insight on the culinary heritage of the Greeks, but also of the cuisine we have all come to know as Mediterranean!
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FULL DESCRIPTION



Small Group of max: 14 peopleDuration: 3 hrs & 15 min
Tour Type: Cultural, GastronomicalFood & Drinks: Not Included
Activity Level: ModeratePrice: 79 € per person









An “Off The Beaten Track” Tour

Seize the opportunity to taste a wide variety of Greek food ranging from the mouth-watering sweet and syrupy “loukoumades” to traditional “bougatsa” or souvlaki with pita bread or Feta cheese and the famous Greek Kalamon olives and many more! Enjoy this unique tour, in the non-touristy area of Athens and acquaint yourself with the traditional Greek cuisine in the company of your food specialist guide.

Discover Culinary Athens

Discover another side of Athens which lies in the shadow of the famous Acropolis where a kaleidoscope of colors, smells, tastes and textures await. Your expert and totally passionate about food guide will lead you past produce stalls bursting with color, intoxicating spice shops, enticing sweet shops, bakeries and of course the bustling central food market of Athens.

Food & Beverages Sampling

We will visit various specialty food shops, colourful and alluring delicatessens, aromatic sweet shops, restaurants, dairies, spice, grocery and pie shops where you will sample and taste the most traditional Greek food and not necessarily the Greek food stereotypes such as "Greek salad “or moussaka". A genuine Athenian food tour would not be complete without a visit to the vibrant central Varvakeios food market, with its bustling energy and loud bargaining; this dazzling galaxy of fruit and spice, meat and fish will enchant you. At all places visited you will have the chance to taste a variety of traditional Greek products.

Join us as we embark on a culinary journey and a delightful world of the five senses and the culinary Athens will be revealed to you!

Additional info:

  • Pick-up from Port at 08:45 am / Transfer back to Port at 15:50 pm
  • The tour operates daily, except on Sundays
  • The tour will not operate from 8 August to 18 August and on Bank Holidays

MEETING POINT


FROM YOUR CRUISE TERMINAL

Departure is at 08:45am.
Our office representative will be waiting for you at the exit of terminal that your ship docks, holding the orange coloured Athens Walking Tours sign to identify them.

FOOD TOUR MEETING POINT

The Food tour starts at 9:30 am.
Your driver will drop you off at the Korai pedestrian street. Please meet your guide at 09:30 am  in front of the Zara department store (Zara is next to Starbucks cafe) which is located on KORAI pedestrian street, at the Panepistimio metro station. Your tour guide will hold the  orange colored Athens Walking Tours sign to identify him/her.

Please note: In case you use the metro to come to the meeting point, you should know that there are three exits at the Panepistimio metro station. Two of them are on Panepistimio street in front of the University of Athens and the third exit is where we meet, on Korai pedestrian street. Please follow the "Korai" Exit signs.

BACK TO YOUR SHIP

MEETING POINT & TIME FOR THE RETURN TRIP
Return trip is at 3:50 pm.
Your transfer will depart at 3:50 pm from Alpha Bank at the beginning of the pedestrian walkway of Dionyssiou Areopagitou next to Melina's statue across Hadrian’s Arch. The guide will explain and show to you in the map we will give you where the meeting point is and will also give you instructions how to get there. The vehicle will have on the screen the orange colored sign of the Athens Walking Tours. If for any reason you miss the return transfer you will have to return to the port of Piraeus with your own means.

Important Note: You must be at the designated meeting point AT LEAST 10 minutes prior to departure time because your transfer vehicle will BRIEFLY STOP TO PICK UP PASSENGERS and then depart immediately for Piraeus.


PRICING


79 € per adult
73 € per student
73 € per teenager (12-17 yrs)
63 € per child (6-11 yrs)
FREE for infants (0-5 yrs)

Discounts:
  • Discount Code for Second Tour (SNDT): 5% discount for booking a second tour
  • Discount Code for Families & Groups (FMD): 5% discount to families/groups with 4 or more paying members
  • Discount Code for Groups with Second Tour (SNDT+4): 10% discount to families or groups (4 or more paying members) booking more than one tours
For more information on discounts & special rates please read the FAQ ABOUT AWT

Inclusions
  • Food and beverages sampling
  • Pick up service at Port of Piraeus
  • Round trip transfer from Piraeus Port and back
  • Food Tour
  • Free time in Plaka
  • Food specialist
  • Athens Guide magazine
  • Athens Map
Exclusions
  • Lunch or dinner
  • Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)
  • Entrance tickets

ENTRANCE FEES


This tour has no additional entrance fees.





           





                  



GNTO LICENSE NUMBER: 0206E61000258001