Athens Food District Tour + Brunch - Athens, Greece

Tasting
Local Food
Activity
Food Tour
Included
Tour guide
Languages
English, Greek
Theme
Cultural
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
34
74
/ Person
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Activity Overview
You need to join some of our tour managers as you tour the Athens’ Food District. The Athens’ Food District is an off-the-tourist trail area that is perfect to discover the actual side of Athens and its superior food scene.
You will get the best experience of Greece from the fresh produce market stalls located in Agora to the small cafes and shops in the streets surrounding Agora.

During your tour, our tour manager will let you know of the Greek cuisine, where the produce comes from, and how they are used to make the delicious cuisines across Greece. The locals will tell you stories and their history while you gather some items for a brunch before we get back to the Greek Kitchen to make some food in our garden.

While on the tour, you will taste some of the following;
  • Seasonal vegetables as well as fruits
  • Meats and cheese
  • Traditional pies, pastries along with other baked foods
  • Cuisines from taverna
  • Olive oil
 
Practical information
Please wear comfortable shoes as there is a lot of walking on this tour.
During the summer months we also suggest a hat and some sunscreen because the Athens' summer can get very hot and of course, don't forget your camera because the photo opportunities are endless!
Please let us know in advance if you have any particular dietary requirements so that we are able to cater for you.
 
Included
  • All tastings and the brunch are included in the price
  • The meal includes 1 glass of wine/1 glass of soft drink plus 1 shot
  • Extra drinks can be purchased for a small cost
Not Included
  • Tip for your tour leader isn't included in the price.
Group-size:
Max 10 People
Rates
Per
Price
Person
$
34
74
Timing
Dates
Start Time
Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday9:00 AM
Duration
3,5 H
More Info
Cancellation Policy
Standard
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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Tastings Nearby
$
40
53
/ Person
Athens, Greece
Duration:
3,5 H
Visit and prepare a delicious three-course, conventional Greek food here with one of our fantastic, neighborhood cooks. Discover the methods to organize a range of regular dishes; ... moretypical appetizer, salad, dessert and a main dish. The meal comprises of 1 wine glass/1 soft drink glass in addition to 1 shot. Additional drinks can be bought for a small fee. We make use of fresh ingredients purchased from the locals, which are provided from across Greece. If you want like to be with us for a morning trip or visit the market ahead of your class, it is possible for only €6 per individual (interval is half an hour; offered Mon-Sat only excluding national holidays).
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532
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$
660
17
/ Person
Athens, Greece
Duration:
4 Days
This tour is available from mid-September to mid-April, for a duration of three nights and four days either Sunday to Wednesday or Thursday to Sunday. You will stay in a 3 or 4-star ... morehotel in the center of Athens.
Athens is one of the world’s oldest capital. It is famed for its prehistoric sites and has numerous ancient ruins and places to see. It is renowned for hosting the first contemporary Olympic Games in 1896 as well as the 2004 summer Olympics. It is also home to Socrates, one of the best Greek philosophers and other great philosophers of the world.
During this tour, you will explore the city of Athens, as a gastronome. You will have an opportunity to eat, taste, drink and cook as you discover the historical-rich streets of Athens.

Day 1 – Arrival
Arrive at the Athens International Airport. Check in at the hotel (provided at an extra charge) where our tour guide will welcome and brief you on the travel plan. Then dine and night at the hotel.

Day 2 – Walking Food Tour
Our guide, who is food enthusiast will help you sightsee culinary Athens at its best. The schedule includes a memorable legendary tour, to the restaurants, high-quality groceries, bakeries, sweet shops, dairies and spice shops. Through the tour, you will sample and taste most of the local Greek food. This food tour will end at the vibrant Varvakeios food market. The guide will lead you through the gastronomic geography of the city as you take pictures. The food tour finally ends with an enjoyable lunch at a Greek restaurant.
After the fascinating food tour, you will have a chance to rest in the afternoon till we all meet during dinner.
Dinner: You will have a chance to indulge in a Greek gastronomic meal which will be a 3-course meal at an awarded restaurant paired with a glass of wine.
Night in your hotel.

Day 3 – Cookery class & Wine tasting
In the late morning, our chef will teach you how to prepare a full Greek lunch from the starter, the main course and dessert at a beautiful restaurant at the heart of Athens. You will also learn some Greek cuisines followed by wine tasting of various Greek wines. The afternoon is free for your activities. You can visit the Parthenon, or the Acropolis museum, or the archaeological museum of Athens or do some shopping.
Dinner on your own or make a reservation at a quality restaurant.

Day 4 – Departure
We will drop you off at the Athens International airport at an additional charge.
Extra nights at the hotel can be added, so kindly inform us.