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Athens: Acropolis Guided Tour and Food Tasting Walk

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See Athens through the beauty of our Ancient Acropolis and experience the mouth-watering delights of Athenian cuisine. In the company of our expert guide embark on a unique tour which blends mythology and gastronomy.

Highlights

  • Experience Athens from two different perspectives
  • Discover the Acropolis
  • Taste the cuisine of Athens
  • Discover the central market of Athens

Description

Beginning on the slopes of the Acropolis, enter the sacred hill through the Propylaea, an imposing marble-gate comprised of a mix of Ionic and Doric colonnades. Marvel at the construction of the Parthenon and learn about the eras of worship and destruction that it has faced in stony resilience. Set your eyes upon the ethereal Erechtheion and it’s iconic Caryatids, the fair maidens that support this beautiful structure. With your deeply knowledgeable and passionate guide learn about the history, legends and myths that envelop this ancient site and enjoy breathtaking views across Athens and out to the Aegean Sea. Join this journey through time that will show you the very origins of democracy and political philosophy as we know it today. Next it’s time to turn your journey through antiquity into one of gastronomy! Discover the very best of Athens’ foodie scene by tasting delights such as koulouri, loukoumades and many more local favourites. Get stuck in with the locals at the vibrant Central Athens Market and see the huge variety of fresh meat, fish, vegetables and fruits on display. Discover specialist stalls bursting with colorful and aromatic herbs, spices and condiments; meet with true artisans who will show you how much time, dedication and love goes into producing their treasured delicacies. Let your taste buds soar as you sample cheeses from across Greece, irresistible cold cuts and perfectly prepared Greek coffees. Your local guide will introduce you to the very best of these traditional foods, given a new lease of life, through 5 different stops at Athenian artisan eateries. In Greece, we know how to feed people- fresh, delicious food and plenty of it, so be sure to come hungry!

Includes

Licensed expert guide Tour of the Acropolis Food tour of Athens - all food and drinks consumed on the tour
Tickets to the Acropolis (EUR 20 per adult) Any extra purchases you wish to make Gratuities

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