Athens: Greek Foodie Tour with Tastings

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Discover the food culture of Athens on a guided tour and visit traditional stores and the famous food market area. Enjoy delicious Greek street food, pastries, wine, cheese, and mezze tastings.

Highlights

  • Explore Varvakios Agora in Athens on a guided foodie walking tour with tastings
  • Sample some delicious savory and sweet pastries from local bakeries
  • Visit specialty food stores to try local products including wine and olive oil
  • Taste a variety of Greek mezze and delicious souvlaki pita bread and gyros
  • Savor a delicious Greek meal at one of the authentic downtown tavernas

Description

Explore Athen's food markets on a guided walking tour of the Varvakios Agora market and local tavernas. Taste delicious treats and visit local stores selling quality typical Greek products such as olive oil, wines, mushrooms, herbs, and traditional salamis. Start by tasting some traditional Greek with koulóuria (sesame bread rings). Sample the famous Ancient Greek loukoumades (Greek donuts) and custard-filled filo squares, and visit a local phyllo pastry shop. Enjoy local pies and cheeses at an authentic Greek bakery. Next, stroll through the famous meat and fish markets. Try roasted coffee and visit specialty shops for fresh fruit, olives, cheese, ham, and other deli products. Taste some local wine, organically-produced olive oil and honey, aged aromatized vinegar, and world-famous Greek yogurt with thyme honey topping. Wander down Evripidou Street, and smell the intoxicating aromatic herbs. Continue your culinary exploration in the historic city center, and visit some authentic downtown tavernas, serving the Greek versions of tapas. End your tour with a typical Greek souvlaki pita bread with delicious pork or chicken gyros.

Includes

Tour guide Local wine Local aperitifs such as ouzo and tsipouro Coffee All food tastings

Important Information

  • Please advise your tour leader of any allergies to specific foods on the day The tour will take place rain or shine

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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