Acropolis & Food Combo Tour

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Duration

Half day

Availability

Daily

Group Type

Private

Tour Details
Tour Highlights

The splendor of the ancient Acropolis and the mouthwatering temptations of Athenian cuisine – is there any better introduction to Athens? Accompanied by your expert archaeologist guide, you will set out on a private tour, which perfectly integrates the mythology and gastronomy of the Greek capital! Join us on this unique tour that will provide you with food for thought, as well as food for your belly!

  • A unique 4-hour tour that begins with a tour of Acropolis and ends with a delicious walking food tour of the local Athenian neighborhoods.
  • This is the perfect tour for families, couples, fist-time visitors and of course, anyone with a love of history and food – it has something for everyone.
  • You will have the full attention of an expert licensed guide, who will tell tales of antiquity that will seize your imagination. You will also get insider information on all of the very best places to eat in Athens!
  • Explore Athens Central Market, the most vibrant part of the city, and meander through some of the most charming and historical areas of the city.
  • We can arrange pre-purchasing of special tickets for the Acropolis that allow you to skip the queue, no need to wait in line!
What to Expect

Your tour will begin at the Acropolis, entering the revered hill through the Propylaea, its impressive marble gate. Gaze at the inspiring architecture of the Parthenon and discover all there is to know about the destruction and worship the monument has stood through. Turn your gaze towards the otherworldly Erechtheion and the iconic Caryatids – the fair maids who hold up the stunning structure. From here, you will enjoy the breath-taking views over Athens and out across the Aegean. During this journey into history, you will discuss the origins of political philosophy and democracy and comprehend the contribution of ancient Athens to the modern world.

Now, it’s time for a complete change of direction, as your journey takes a turn from antiquities to gastronomy! Taste a wealth of culinary delights -the very best that Athens has to offer- including homemade loukoumades, koulouri sesame bread, and so many more of the local specialties. Join the locals at the vibrant Athens Central Market to witness the astounding variety of fresh fish, meat, vegetable and fruit that are so temptingly displayed. Delight at the specialist stalls, filled with colorful, aromatic spices, herbs and condiments, and get to know the artisans who put so much time, dedication and love into producing such wonderful delicacies.

Make sure that you bring your appetite because here, there are no small bites; just fresh delicious authentic food….and plenty of it!

Inclusions / Exclusions

Inclusions:

  • Private Acropolis Tour & guided food tour
  • All food & drink tastings (enough for lunch)
  • Loads of culinary, cultural & historical anecdotes
  • Services of an exceptional licensed guide
  • All taxes and VAT

Exclusions:

  • Acropolis entrance fees (we can pre-purchase skip-the-line tickets for you)

Food subs:

  • We CAN provide food substitutions for vegetarians and we can customize the tour to include gluten free options. Please send us an inquiry.

Know before you go:

  • As we want to offer the best service to our guests, we have carefully selected expert licensed guides to ensure the best experience possible. Our team consists of a group of young professionals of high-expertise in the fields of Archaeology, History or graduates of the official "Greek State School of Tour Guides". Hence, they are well-trained to share their knowledge with the public in an interesting and fun way. Their academic background works as a springboard immersing you to the wealth of Greek culture and holding your undivided attention for the whole duration of the tour. Despite the aforementioned assets though, it is their enthusiastic character and passion about their field of study that unquestionably guarantees you a memorable tour experience.
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