A Foodie Walk Through Athens
Immerse yourself in the everyday of Athens, indulging in the tastes of Greek culture. As part of a small group, you’ll embark on a Foodie Walk Through Athens with a guide that knows all the best gems serving Greek cuisine. Savor the flavors of sesame bread (koulouri), extra-virgin olive oils, cheese, wine, honey, vinegar, cured meat (pastourmas), cream-filled pie (bougatsa), Greek donuts (loukoumades) and tasty skewers (souvlaki). Explore local markets and get an energy boost with industrial-strength java in a traditional coffee shop. There’s so much to see and taste that your senses will leap with joy.
The Best of Athens
If you’re chomping at the bit to explore some of the most popular sites in Athens, then the Best of Athens tour could be the one for you. Explore the Acropolis with towering walls that have framed it for more than 3,000 years. You’ll be in awe as you roam the hill on which it sits, knowing philosophy, democracy and art took center stage here. View the Temple of Athena Nike and soak up the sights of the Parthenon, which is considered the perfect example of classical architecture. Enjoy a traditional Greek lunch and then head to the National Archaeological Museum to enjoy the world’s finest collection of Greek antiquities. Later enjoy a scenic drive where you’ll see some of the most important landmarks in the city, ending with a walking tour of the historical center.