Off-the-beaten path Athens: Street Culture & Food

Off-the-beaten path Athens: Street Culture & Food


  • Explore an alternative Athens neighborhood with artistic and local vibes.
  • Guided tour with enthusiastic leaders through street art and street food spots.
  • Discover 100-year-old taverns, Michelin-starred restaurants, clubs, theaters, and music stages.
  • Experience the blend of historical and modern Athens, including Eastern influences and a vibrant life.
  • Explore Gazi-Metaxourgeio, known for its genuine Athens reflection, transformation, and urban landscape.
  • Visit areas with traditional essence, modern attractions, unique graffiti, and Greek wine.
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Discover an alternative neighborhood of Athens, where artists and locals meet. While strolling around with the guidance of our passionate, full of enthusiasm leaders, see beautiful works of street art and taste sweet and savory street food.

Discover Athens off the beaten track!

Do you want to experience the oldest city in Europe, the way Athenians do? Then this tour is made for you! Stroll with your friendly local leader around the neighborhood that has it all! From 100-year-old taverns to Michelin star winning restaurants, the biggest club scenes, and more than fifty different small theater stages and music stages! Make the most of your time in Athens! Don’t stay just in the touristic sightseeing, but uncover this exciting city which combines the history of centuries with lustful influences from the East and an endless mood for life and creativity! What connects the glorious past with the hip and upcoming artist scene? Find out where the heart of the city beats today! Explore this exciting city, and find the hidden gems that make Athens so unique!

Why do travelers choose this tour?

While being in Athens, people have a list of ‘’must see’’: Acropolis and its museum, Plaka and Monastiraki, Syntagma Square, and the list can go on and on. This tour is a unique adventure in the most off-the-beaten-path neighborhood of Athens. A truly original Athenian neighborhood, which can be comprehended and explored only with the help and guidance of a local. Discover with your experienced local tour leader the best places to eat, drink and have fun! Travelers who wish to go beyond the classics, choose this tour to have fun while experiencing the real Athens!

What to expect

A walk through the Gazi-Metaxourgeio neighborhood will find visitors greeted with one of the most genuine reflections of Athens. It is a vibrant and lively neighborhood in the midst of transformation and change. Discover a place where the traditional essence is surrounded by the urban landscape! Time somehow stops here and old buildings with a troubled history alternate with some of the best restaurants, modern skate bowls, and uniquely graffitied walls. Relax in hidden backyards and peek through the windows of the past while sipping Greek wine. Spot the trendiest places for a night out and meet the coolest people of Athens.

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What's Included


  • Food specialist local tour leader
  • Sampling Sweet and savory street food & drinks
  • Athens guide magazine
  • Athens map

Not Included:

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off service
  • Gratuities


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Additional Information

Duration: 3 hours   


Our staff, holding the orange Athens Walking Tours sign, will be waiting for you outside Kerameikos metro station. If you are using the metro to come to our meeting point, please use the exit Technopolis. 

* This tour is not suitable for little children. 

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