Athens Street Art & Culture Walking Tour

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Duration

3 hours

Availability

Daily

Group Type

Private

Tour Details

The art of graffiti, a rather controversial and unconventional art-form, has become increasingly popular during the last decades, with the example of Banksy proving that true art manifests itself everywhere. Athens is a haven on earth for street artists looking for a place to creatively express themselves. Come walk with us as we guide you through the street art movement, which is a blend of work from artists across the world. We offer you the opportunity to experience the underground artistic scene, a subculture, which only exists away from the crowded tourist hotspots. Don’t miss the chance to experience the modern Greek culture against a historical backdrop.

Tour Highlights
  • This tour is uniquely designed to enable visitors to enjoy the work of local graffiti artists. Your local guide will lead you through alternative neighbourhoods in pursuit of raw and authentic art.
  • Your guide will also highlight historical points of interest, which have helped to shape modern Greece, through a walk to the non-touristy neighbourhoods of the city.
  • Allow us to introduce you to work from well-known street artists including iNO and WD.
  • Listen to the stories behind the artwork and the social and political messages they try to convey.
What to Expect

It is time to put on some comfortable shoes, because this is an inspiring 3-hour tour led by an art enthusiast, local to the area. Discover the secrets of this mysterious art movement and how the subculture presents itself in Athens. Expect your tour to take you through areas which remain untouched by gentrification, where street art is at its most expressive and raw form.

With our expert guide right by your side, enter the neighborhoods that street artists prefer as their canvas. Witness the differences between the various graffiti trends and realize how they operate within the urban environment of Athens. Find out hidden messages in plain sight and experience a cutting, direct criticism addressed to both Greek and global reality.

Artistic expression in the form of graffiti is rapidly changing the streets of Greece! You can enjoy art to rival the best contemporary galleries, while our tour guides know exactly where to take you. A walking tour is the best way to soak up the current vibe of the city and really comprehend the message the locals are trying to communicate through their art. Are you coming with us?

Inclusions / Exclusions

Inclusions

  • A 3-hour private Athens Street Art & Culture tour
  • Services of an excellent local guide
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up on foot, if located downtown
  • All taxes and VAT
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