Athens: The Ultimate Food Tasting Tour

Athens: The Ultimate Food Tasting Tour


  • Get a full orientation of the city of Athens with a local, expert guide that will also give you assistance for the duration of your stay!
  • Visit Varvakeios market, the local vibrant open fish and meat market
  • Discover all the hidden, local, and iconic places you wouldn’t find by yourself
  • Taste delightful bites, of pies, cheese, meats and olives, sample olive oil and much more!
  • Try traditionally brewed Greek coffee
  • Introduce yourself to Mastiha, the Greek superfood!
  • Savour appetising Greek mezze (the Greek tapas) and wash them down with local Greek wine or Greek spirits!
  • Arrive with an empty stomach and let us treat you like a Greek God and Goddess
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Discover the wealth of traditional Greek cuisine and Greek culture, in a food tour that spans across the historical city center of Athens and features more than 18 authentic greek culinary treasures!

This food tour will please food lovers and history dwellers alike!

As for the food tasting, start your day in one of the most quaint neighbourhoods, “Psyrri”, where you’ll have a fitting Greek breakfast of aromatic Greek coffee and the well-known “koulouri” sesame pastry. From there, experience the depth and completeness of traditional Mediterranean cuisine by visiting original Greek delis, specialized Greek pie shops and the vivid ‘Varvakios” market. All the way along your stroll you will be tasting world-renowned Greek delicacies such as cheese, meat products, rusks, olives, olive oil and everything else you could ask for in a Greek food tour of Athens. Complete your tour on an alternative note by visiting a secluded, authentic Greek mezze shop. Accompanying your Greek “mezze” will be prestigious alcoholic beverages like “tsipouro” in the true Greek fashion.

For those of you who still won’t be full, there is an option of finishing your meal with original Greek sweets such as “loukoumades” in a picturesque nearby sweet shop.

Overall, this food tour combines a unique, traditional food-tasting experience with a thorough acquaintance of  Athens’ city center. It is a surefire option to fully explore all the elements that Athens has to offer!

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What's Included


  • Food tasting
  • Tour guide
  • Tour of Athens Centre
  • Alcohol in specific stops

Not Included

  • Products you purchase
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Additional Information

*Consider that every Sunday the central fish and meat market is closed, ONLY for Sunday the meeting point is Acropolis metro station. 

An Important Note on Cancellations

Cancellations more than 48 hours before the tour’s scheduled start time are refunded in full.
Cancellations less than 48 hours before the tour’s scheduled start time are not refundable.
If you do not attend your tour & do not provide a notice, you may reschedule your tour within 24 hours of your original tour for a 60€ fee. (Rescheduled tours are subject to availability.)

There are no tours on Christmas Day, New Years Day and Orthodox Easter Sunday

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