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!