Our main priority at Athens Walks Tour Company is to give you an experience through our Athens tours. We don’t focus only on the encyclopedia knowledge of the tours, and this information can be found in any tour guide book. Our focus is to give you the chance to experience the Greek culture and understand Athens as a sightseeing destination and the lifestyle and themes of its inhabitants. We go to the hidden places of the city where locals go, and you enjoy a tour of the true Athens along with its thousands of years of history, its endless variety of restaurants and local stores, its long coastline, or its green hills in the center of life for thousands of years. You choose your tour, and we take the responsibility to show what makes an Athens tour unique. The hospitality and the passion of its citizens, the culture and the tradition, the stories and the themes. Athens Walks Tour Company has hired our guides with a focus application.
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Athens Cooking class with Acropolis views dinner
<p>Discover the techniques and history behind traditional Greek cuisine in this hands-on cooking class led by a professional chef. Learn the secrets of the country's most popular dishes as you prepare and savor a 3-course meal while enjoying stunning sunset views over the UNESCO-listed Acropolis.</p><p>Meet up with your local chef and listen to a presentation introducing the fresh ingredients into each dish. Learn the secrets and the methods of cooking the local dishes and discover which ingredients are best to use in each recipe. Roll up your sleeves and start chopping as you begin to prepare your 3-course meal. Your menu includes seasonal ingredients and your guide gives you helpful tips as you make traditional Greek foods, desserts, and sauces.</p><p>End on a sweet note, preparing the local cream pie with lemon sense. Allow the conversation to unfold as you learn about local culture and history, and sip on an excellent glass of wine. As you chat, savor your freshly made dinner and take in the majestic views of the sun setting over the Acropolis right in front of your eyes.</p>
Offer valid until: 30 November 2024
Athens Food tour - Eat the local way
<p>Travel off the beaten path with a food tour that takes you to hidden cafes, specialty shops, and the market where locals go to buy meat and fish. Awaken your senses to the delicacies Athens has to offer as you feast on Greek cuisine like koulóuria, loukoumades, olive oil, and wine.</p><p><br></p><p>Meet your food-loving guide in Monastiraki Square to set off on your tour. As you stroll the tiled streets, listen as they share fascinating insights into the culinary history of the city and chat about the treats you get to sample today. Your first stop of the day is a centuries-old café serving a traditional Greek breakfast known as koulóuria. This sesame sweet bread is crunchy on the outside, but warm, fluffy, and soft on the inside.</p><p><br></p><p>Breathe in the wafting smells of butter, sugar, and dough as you step inside a tiny pastry shop. Here, sample a loukoumades, a doughnut-like treat covered in sweet syrup and sprinkled with cinnamon and walnuts. Continue on to the bustling Varvakios Agora market. Take in the salty smell of fresh seafood and the colorful sights of the vast array of produce before stopping to savor a steaming cup of authentic Greek coffee.</p><p><br></p><p>Your guide then leads you toward a secluded specialty shop where you have the chance to sample locally made wine, organic olive oil, and world-famous Greek yogurt. Finish your tour with a walk down Evripidou Street, known for its spice shops that send out heady scents of cinnamon and clove before saying goodbye to your guide. This food tour is voted best culinary experience in Europe.</p>
Offer valid until: 30 April 2024