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Athens: Afternoon Food Tour

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Visit various specialty food shops, colorful and alluring delicatessens, aromatic and tempting bakeries and sweet shops, restaurants, dairies, spice, grocery and pie shops where you will taste the most traditional Greek food.

Highlights

  • Stroll through off-the-beaten-path areas in the city
  • Discover where Athenians shop and eat in a lively neighborhood
  • Learn about the Mediterranean diet
  • Sample Greek savory dishes and sweets

Description

Discover the varied and rich food culture of Athens on a walking food tour. With a local guide, try a vast amount of local dishes in various neighbourhoods within the Greek capital.  Bite into a sweet, cream-filled, crunchy filo layered pie called bougatsa, fork into perfectly fried doughnut balls drenched in honey called loukoumades, and savor a satisfying meld of flavors from warm pita bread filled with seasoned grilled meat, fresh veggies and a traditional sauce called gyros. In between each bite, you’ll gain an insight into Greece’s fascinating food culture. Learn about the evolution of the country’s cuisine and the healthy nature of locally produced, organic ingredients. Walk along the city’s quaint Evripidou Street, known for its abundance of aromatic spices. Sample what’s behind the glass counters at family-run delicatessens. The aromas of fresh, out-of-the-oven savory pies, the tempting displays of Greek pastries and sips of Greece’s strong and tasteful spirits round out the food tour.

Includes

Brochure with all places visited during the tour Athens map Local guide Food and beverage samples
Hotel pickup and drop-off Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)

Important Information

  • The tour is vegetarian-friendly. Vegetarian options available upon request at all stops
  • Limited choices for other dietary restrictions such as gluten-free or dairy-free

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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