By mastering above all stands we visit the imposing Acropolis. No one should miss the Acropolis Hill and its incredible monuments, the most famous Parthenon, temple dedicated to Goddess Athena, the Erechtheion with its famous Caryatids porch, the Propylaia, monumental entrance gate, and, last but not least, the temple of Athena Nike.
From the Western part of the Acropolis, we will enjoy spectacular views of the city below: The Philopappus Hill, the Observatory, the Areopagus, the Ancient Agora, all located among olive and pine trees, typical samples of Greek flora. After having discovered the unique monuments on the Acropolis, the tour will continue with a guided stroll through Plaka.
A different taste of Athens
A chance to join the Athenians in their everyday life and experience a tasty slice of true Modern Greek culture and delicious eating habits. Our culinary walk takes us to carefully selected specialty food stores, to taste: Koulouri (sesame bread), Extra virgin olive oils, Cheese, Wine, Honey, Specialty vinegars, Pastourmas cured meat, Cream-filled pie (bougatsa), Greek donuts (loukoumades), Souvlaki, Spoon-sweet (glyko tou koutaliou) & loukoumi.
Areas visited: Monastiraki, Psirri, Central Market, Evripidou, Athinas & Aiolou streets
The tour also covers: A walk through the bustling Varvakios vegetable, fish & meat market. A visit to one of the most beautiful spice stores on Evripidou Street and a visit to a traditional coffee-roaster.
During the tour the participants have a chance to explore the rich Greek culinary tradition, learn about the provenance of the foods tasted and influences from the East and the West to Greek cuisine
A fascinating opportunity to discover a big variety of Greek delicacies and not just typical food served in taverns
A chance to explore colorful streets and neighborhoods off the beaten tourist paths and watch the Athenians in their every-day life
The places visited are ranked among the top places in Athens for the kind of food/delicacy they serve.