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Athens: The Acropolis and Greek Food Private Guided Tour

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Enjoy a private guided tour into historical and culinary Athens with just 5 hours of walking.

Highlights

  • Experience the tastes of Greece and discover Athenian Food Culture
  • Sample local delicacies & beverages and feel the pulse of the city
  • Take a private guided tour and see the Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Temple of Zeus and the Dionysus Theater and Sanctuary

Description

Meet with your food and archaeology expert licensed private guide and start your fascinating day of discovery with a visit of Dionysus Theater, the oldest theater in Greece. Continue your walk up on the Acropolis hill while enjoying breathtaking views of the nearby monuments, such as Herodes Atticus odeon, Philopappos Monument, the Observatory and others. Enjoy a full explanation of Acropolis’ marvellous monuments: the Temple of Athena Nike, the Propylaea gateway, the Erechtheion and the astonishing Parthenon.Your knowledgeable guide will provide you with plenty of information and uncover fascinating facts about the construction and history of the monuments. The unique, beautiful view of the city of Athens, including the Mars hill, the Ancient Agora and the Temple of Hephaestus, will capture your heart and mind, same as you will capture them on camera.  After concluding the Acropolis visit, continue your walk crossing the beautiful old town of Athens, the Plaka. Stroll the Monastiraki area and start a delicious journey of discovery through the streets of a less known part of Athens; the Athenian Market area. You will discover a kaleidoscope of colors, smells, tastes and textures. You will be led past producer stalls bursting with color, intoxicating spice shops, enticing sweet shops, bakeries and of course the bustling central food market of Athens. Visit small, hidden, specialty food shops where you will have the opportunity to free sample a wide variety of Greek delicacies ranging from mouth-watering sweets to original traditional Greek products, such as olives, honey, cheese a.o. Your knowledgeable guide will also provide you with valuable insight both on the unique and intricate culinary heritage of Greece as well as the famous Mediterranean diet, hailed today as a model of healthy living. Your tour will be concluded near the Monastiraki area.

Includes

Local licensed guide & food specialist Sample local delicacies & beverages Athens Guide magazine Athens Map
Entrance tickets (20 €) Hotel pick-up and drop off (unless agreed) Gratuities (optional)

Important Information

  • Please wear comfortable shoes, and bring a hat and a bottle of water (also available for purchase on the way). Bring a sweater if you are visiting in the early spring or autumn. Entrance fees are not included. The Acropolis and Temple of Zeus Tickets cost €20 for adults and €10 for students. Children under 18 enter for free. The tour duration is 5 hours, which includes around 50 minutes of walking. The distance covered is around 1.8 miles, with many stops in shady corners. The walking pace is moderate and suitable for everyone. The tour is conducted in English (unless another language is agreed upon). There are restrooms along the route.

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