Athens: Local Market and Shops Greek Food 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.

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  • Visit specialty food stores to try local products including wine and olive oil
  • Savor a delicious Greek meal at one of the authentic downtown tavernas
  • Discover a traditional selection of Greek tapas, or mezedes


Explore Athen's food markets on a 4-hour walking tour. Taste delicious treats and visit local stores selling Greece's 'Green Treasures' such as olive oil, wines, mushrooms, herbs, and traditionally made pasta and salamis. Start with a traditional Greek with koulóuria (sesame bread rings). Sample the famous Ancient Greek loukoumades (Greek donuts) and custard-filled filo squares. Continue to a local phyllo pastry shop. Enjoy local pies and cheeses at authentic Greek bakery. Next, wander through the famous meat and fish markets. Try roasted coffee and visit specialty shops for fresh fruit, olives, cheese, ham, and other deli products. Enjoy local wine, organically produced olive oil and honey, aged aromatised vinegar, and world-famous Greek yogurt with thyme honey topping. Wander down Evripidou Street, scented by herbs. Continue your culinary exploration in the historic city center, where your food tour leader will take you to some of the most authentic downtown mezedes taverns (Greek tapas). End your tour with a famous Greek souvlaki aka pita bread with pork or chicken delicious gyros.


Food tour leader Fish and meat market visit Local wine Local aperitifs such as ouzo and tsipouro Greek traditional coffee Olive oil tasting Local honey and yoghurt Greek donuts Traditional pies Dining at traditional mezedopolio “Greek taverna” Souvlaki with chicken or pork gyros Options for vegetarians or pescatarians

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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