Food tour Description
Small Group Tour
Old Athens Food Tour: We will head off the tourist track of Athens and discover a hidden foodie's world in the narrow streets around the city's oldest neighbour-hoods. Over the course of 3,5 hours you will have the chance to see, smell and taste the amazing fresh produce that arrives each morning from every corner of Greece. We will visit artisan fyllo makers and savour pies hot out of the oven. You will sample fresh seasonal fruit, artisanal cheese, sourdough bread dipped in pungent olive oil and sip a selection of local wine and spirits the way only the locals know. Duration 3.5 hours. Distance walked about 2Km. Group tour of up to 10 people. Departs Monday – Saturday at 10 o'clock in the morning. Min 4 participants. Price: €60 per person, €35 per child 5-12 years old, FREE for children up to 5 years of age. (max one child per fully paying adult)
Private Athens & Plaka: A private tour around the most scenic neighbourhoods of Athens. We will stroll around Plaka and taste our way through the best hidden foodie spots, before we wind up at a local house for an hour long tasting of selected artisanal olive oils, cheese, fine wines and other delicacies. Duration 3.5 hours. Distance walked about 2Km. Booked for private groups of 2 to 6 people. Departs Monday – Saturday at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. Min 2 participants. Price: €105 per person, €50 per child 5-12 years old, FREE for children up to 5 years of age. (max one child per fully paying adult) Gourmet Experiences
Market Tour & Home Cooking: If your idea of a perfect vacation includes having an unforgetable feast at a local home, then look no further than this exclusive experience. We will stroll around the stalls of the central fish and meat market, explore the seasonal delicacies of the fruit and veg market and visit the best artisan cheese shop of Athens, to gather the ingredients for a tailor-made feast. Armed with a basket full of luxurious treats, we will wind up at a local home to cook and finally savour a ten course meal paired with a selection of craft beer and the finest wines. All in all an extaordinary foodie's fest. Duration 5 hours. Distance walked about 1Km. Monday – Saturday at 11 o’clock. Min 2 participants. Price: €160 per person, €85 per child 5-12 years old, FREE for children up to 5 years of age. (max one child per fully paying adult, children will be served a kid’s portion)
- What is the language of the tours? Our tours are in English. It is also possible to conduct private tours in Japanese upon request. Please send us an email at ? • How difficult is the walking? Our food tours last for about 3.5 hours and feature slow pace walking over a distance of about 2 Km (1.2 miles). During this time we will make more than 10 stops, some just for a few minutes and others for longer seatings including a 45 minute tasting. ?
- What size are the groups? - Old Athens Food Tour: 4-10 people - Private Athens & Plaka Food Tour: 2 up to preferably 6 people - Market Tour & Home Cooking: 2-10 people Please note that we conduct the tours with a minimum participation. If the minimum is not met, we may cancel the tour and offer a full refund or suggest alternative days to attend. We will notify you at least 24 hours before the time of your tour.Vegetarians, Food Allergies and Non-alcoholic drinks?
- We are very flexible in accommodating guests with dietary preferences or restrictions. Please let us know by email, well in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements. Please kindly note that our group tours pass through the vegetable and fish markets where there might be contact with allergens. In case of doubt or very severe allergies we would advice guests not to participate or choose a private tour which can be fully customized.
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