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Athens: the Original Greek Food Guided Walking Tour

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From amazing olives to traditional Souvlaki, sample the very best authentic, locally produced Greek foods. Learn about the many benefits of a Mediterranean diet.


  • Enjoy the very best traditional Greek food
  • Learn first-hand about the benefits of a Mediterranean diet
  • Visit the vibrant Central Market, Varvakios
  • Bite into the best locally produced filo, souvlaki, and feta
  • Indulge in a layered pie called bougatsa, and try Greek olives


Any real foodie will tell you of the wonders of Greek food. On this 3 hour pleasure for the senses food tour you will experience the very best locally produced dishes. From fresh-off-the-grill Souvlaki, to the traditional loukoumades (a delectable honey soaked desert), every course of food in Greece is an experience for the taste buds. You will get a chance to taste a variety of traditional goods, served by the locals who make them daily with their own hands. Visit the unforgettable and vibrant local market, Varvakios. Here you can get a sense of what is to come, from the variety of meats, fishes, cheeses, and produce available daily to the locals. You will see local vendors loudly bartering over their daily wares. On either side of the market are wonderful specialty food shops, inviting you in with their colorful and provocative spice piles. Here you can sample delectable nuts from the region, as well as figs, olives, and dates. Learn the culinary history of this epic city, and the basics of the Mediterranean diet.


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