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Athens by night

Details:

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Where to meet: Syntagma Square
  • Small group Tour: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 6.30 pm (May-Sept) Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday at 6.30 pm ( Oct-Apr)
  • Private Tour: Daily, starting time can be customized
  • Language: English
  • When: Every thursday at 06.30 pm

Description:

  • Are you looking for an extraordinary Greek culinary experience to tease your senses? Follow our foodie-expert guide on a quest to discover Athens by night, and experience exquisite Athenian delicacies. Enjoy the best views of Athens after dusk and explore sophisticated eateries to devour the finest of authentic Greek cuisine, including the best souvlaki in town! And to top it all off? Wine tasting of indigenous Greek varieties!

To expect:

  • Tucked-away eateries favored by locals
  • Fun and knowledgable foodie guide
  • Authentic Greek food, including traditional ‘meze’, souvlaki and dessert
  • Tasting of 5 Greek wine varieties and ouzo

What you can expect?

Are you a gourmand? Don’t miss the chance to hit the foodie trail with your expert local guide by starting your tour at Syntagma Square, the beating heart of Athens. Admire the illuminated Greek Parliament followed by a scenic walk that will take you to your first food stop; a contemporary deli shop with one-of-a-kind products and recipes, where you will indulge in a variety of traditional Greek flavors. Enjoy an assortment of ‘meze’ -the Greek word for delicious appetizers- from velvety fava to hand-made phyllo pies, and wash down your tastings by learning the correct way to drink ouzo, the beloved Greek spirit that is meant to accompany all savory Greek delicacies. Meant to be shared with open hearts and meaningful conversations, this will be your introduction to the famous extrovert spirit of the Greeks.

After having whet your appetite, follow your guide to the liveliness of Agias Irinis Square, the local hangout hotspot in the heart of Athens, where you will mingle with the welcoming locals and get to taste the best souvlaki in town- hands down. Savor the cult classic Greek street food in this popular Athenian neighborhood and get mesmerized by the mouthwatering aromas the fresh ingredients fill the square with.

This culinary and cultural exploration would not be complete without wine; follow your foodie guide to a cozy, local wine bar at the scenic neighborhood of Thission and quench your thirst with a wine tasting of 5 different Greek varieties under the guidance of an experienced wine connoisseur.

As your tour continues, prepare yourselves to enter a neighborhood of wonders. Welcome to Psirri, the hip and alternative side of Athens, with sophisticated cafes and small taverns scattered all around its main square. Your last food stop will take place at a local sweet shop to try a traditional, melt-in-your-mouth dessert that will give a sweet taste to the conclusion of your tour. A unique evening that will immerse you into the nightlife, gastronomy, and culture of Greece!

Highlights:

  • night walk in the areas of the city: Syntagma, Plaka, Monastiraki and Psirri area
  • A local expert guide who will help you discover the most fascinating spots and sites during your walk and answer to all of your questions about the city life
  • A plate of mezedes (savory Greek appetizers) served with house wine or raki
  • The chance to explore Athens by night in a traditional place with the company of local people
  • Its an romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Small group size ensures a more relaxed and fun experience

Price:

  • From €75/Person per adult
  • For youth from 12 to 17 years old 60
  • For children 6 to 11 years old €45
  • For children up to 5 years old 0

Inclusions:

  • All Greek specialties and tastings – more than enough for dinner- including ouzo, traditional ‘meze’, souvlaki and scrumptious dessert!
  • Services of an excellent foodie guide
  • Wine tasting of 5 different Greek varieties
  • A visit to three local eateries and an excellent wine bar

Exclusions:

  • All personal expenses
  • Any additional orders or purchases

Food Subs:

  • We CAN provide food substitutions for vegetarians and we can customize the tour to include gluten-free or any other kind of dietary restrictions. Please send us an inquiry for a private tour.

Language:

  • The tour is only available in English.

To bring?

  • Prepare yourself for an exciting walk and don’t forget to bring a bottle of water, your camera to capture some of the best shots in Athens. Comfortable shoes, is an absolute must!

 Difficult for older people?

  • Not at all! They will walk at a moderate pace so it will be an enjoyable walk for everyone. They make several stops to admire and discuss about the fascinating spots along our way.

Is it child friendly?

  • Yes! The walk will be very easy and fun. Since this is a night tour, make sure that your little ones won’t feel sleepy or tired!
       *Please note that alcohol consumption is strictly forbidden for persons below 18 years of age

Contact

Click HERE for contact with us about booking or general questions !