7 best city tours to do in Athens right now

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Athens has become one of Europe’s hottest city break destinations, with food and culture tours adding to the experience of visiting world-renowned monuments and cool new neighbourhoods. Here are some of the best city tours to do in Athens right now, so you can get planning all the things to do on your holidays to Greece.

The ultimate food tasting tour in Athens

Discover the extraordinary wealth of traditional Greek cuisine and culture on one of the best food tours of Athens, taking you through the historic city centre and discovering 18 authentic Greek culinary treasures. An experience for food lovers and history buffs alike, with an expert local guide.

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Athens electric bike tour

Be introduced to the best of the city centre on a tour of Athens using a high-quality e-bike. Including the landmark monuments and highlights found on all things to do in Athens lists, as well as some off-the-beaten-path locations known to locals, in the most convenient way imaginable.

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God Keramos Arts & Crafts Self-Guided tour

An audio tour by Narratologies & Discover Greece that delves into the creative soul of Athens, narrated by Keramos, the ancient Greek god of pottery. Visit the workshops and stores of the craftspeople of Athens, who make handmade sandals, ceramics, musical instruments, hats, jewelry, embroidery and more. Some work for third-generation family businesses and others are new to the scene, in hidden gem spots of downtown Athens and in neighbourhoods you’ve probably never heard of. Plus a few architectural and cultural gems thrown in for good measure! One of the best audio city tours in Athens.

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Athens Ticket Pass: Acropolis & 6 Sites with Audio Tours

Experience the grandeur of the Athenian Golden Age as you unlock the secrets of the city’s illustrious ancient sites with three fascinating self-guided tours designed by an accredited expert. Enjoy fast-track entry to the Acropolis, Ancient Agora, Roman Agora and the Temple of Olympian Zeus with your pre-booked e-tickets. Simply download the audio tours on your smart phone and let the power of storytelling do its magic!

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Athens street art tour

An alternative city tour of Athens with a local street artist as your guide, where you discover some of the best street artwork and underground pieces that play with fresh ideas, messages and styles. From the established artists to stream of new talent spraying up the neighbourhoods, this tour celebrates them all, exploring tagging, bombing, stencil work and painting on the streets of Athens. You don’t have to be an expert because you’ve got one with you!

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Sea kayak tour to the Temple of Poseidon

Leave the city behind as you head to Cape Sounion and enjoy an amazing sea kayak experience. You paddle along the coast and enjoy the crystal-clear waters, mighty cliffs and hidden caves of the magical Attica coastline. After stopping for a swim, you continue to the legendary Temple of Poseidon, which you enjoy from sea level and from up close. End the day with delicious Greek taverna meal.

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Hills of Athens private tour

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, rich history and natural beauty of Athens through a Hills of Athens Walking Tour. This four-hour walk provides visitors with an unforgettable experience of the city, with a knowledgeable guide who will take you on a journey through time. Over four hours, you are introduced to iconic sites from ancient times to the present day while enjoying some of the unexpected green spaces of Athens.

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Athens Private Food and Wine Tasting Tour

Athens Private Food and Wine Tasting Tour

3.5 hours
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Cancellations more than 48 hours before the tour’s scheduled start time are refunded in full.
On this exciting guided 'Private Athens Food and Wine Tour,' you'll learn a great deal about...
by: Athens Food on Foot
from 99 €