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Waste no time in tourist traps, let us guide you straight to the best that Athens offers on a 3-day glorious getaway where you’ll get to live the city like a local.

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Duration
3 days
Group Type
Private
Availability
All year
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Tour Highlights

Two roads diverged in a wood and I — I took the one less travelled by.” To paraphrase R. Frost we invite you to to take the road less travelled, off the tourist trail and join us for a unique 3 day journey through local Athens to discover the wondrous secrets that this city holds. From the vibrant, artist’s mecca of Metaxourgheio to the serene streets of Psirri, through fairy-tale Anafiotika and gregarious Gazi you will truly experience Athens like a local. By day and night, through gastronomy and exploration, this 4 day package will take you to the very best bars, eateries and sites that Athens has to offer and always in the company of your deeply knowledgeable, local, expert friend & guide.

  • Ideal for anyone who wants to see the best hangouts of Athens and truly discover the city like a local!
  • Accompanied by your local, expert guide and friend; enjoy personal attention every step of the way.
  • See up and coming, alternative neighbourhoods such as Metaxourgheio, Psirri and Gazi and discover tucked away bars and eateries that are so beloved by local Athenians
  • Taste the very best of Athenian gastronomy and learn the origins of and artisanal mastery that goes into making the delicious produce that you will try.
  • Mix urban and rural as you wander through the mythical, breathtaking hills of Athens and marvel at the beauty of Athens crown jewel, the Acropolis.
  • Discover the city by night and unwind in some of Athen’s most atmospheric bars while you enjoy Greek spirits that are loved the world over

Itinerary

On our 3 day package you can put down your tourist guide, forget hailing taxis and simply relax as you arrive in Athens to be met by your own personal driver at the airport/port. Rest assured that your foodie desires will be fully met with unbeatable experiences like our Tasting Greece Workshop and Athens for Foodies Tour. See the city from the heights of the Acropolis and explore the mythical hills of Athens with your deeply knowledgeable guide. Embrace your new home as you wander through alternative, exciting neighbourhoods and seek out the coolest hideouts of Athenian nightlife! No need to struggle with maps, your local friend and guide will begin your journey from the lobby of your hotel. So what are you waiting for? Come and discover Athens like a local!

Day 1- Arrival

Airport/port pick-up and transfer to hotel/apartment 

Tasting Greece Workshop; a geographical quest of the finest Greek spirits and antipasti

(optional / depending on the time of your arrival)

In sleepy island villages across Greece, small meze taverns serve a variety of local spirits much enjoyed by inhabitants and this is an important part of Greek culture which we would like to share with you! Let us introduce you to the fiery tsipouro, its origins and what pairs best with the sweet, golden nectar that is rakomelo. During a 1.5 hr workshop accompanied by your very own expert foodie guide you will be introduced to the many traditional spirits of Greece. Learn how spirits like ouzo and raki are made, where they originate from and how best to serve them. Enjoy a meze of cheeses and cold cuts from across Greece and with your personal Greeking.me food map of Greece, you will be able to visualise where each delicacy originates from and understand a little of its history. Enjoy a meze of antipasti from across Greece while you discover universally loved spirits, that you will surely want to take home with you!

Inclusions

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation in 3 to 5 star hotels in Athens city center
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Acropolis & all archaeological sites
  • All private guided tours mentioned in the description
  • Services of our exceptional local licensed guides
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • All the transfers with our cozy vehicles
  • All applicable taxes and VAT
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Your Trip at a glance

DAY 1

  • Arrival - pick-up and transfer to hotel/apartment
  • Afternoon tour depending on the time of your arrival (optional)

DAY 2

  • Pick up from your hotel lobby
  • Acropolis & the mythical Athenian hills private tour
  • Athens Nocturnal Gems; a local tour to the best hideouts of the Athenian nightlife

DAY 3

  • Pick up from your hotel lobby
  • Athens for foodies tour
  • Athens off-the-beaten track; a tour to 3 local neighborhoods & wine tasting

DAY 4

  • (optional) Greek Breakfast, Acropolis Museum & shopping tour in Plaka
  • Airport Drop-Off / Departure
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FAQs

What is the spoken language?

The spoken language, for the majority of our tours, is English. However, we do have the ability, on occasion, to offer French, Spanish, Italian & German. Please contact us for further details on this.

 

Reviews

  • We visited Athens for 1st time and the 3-day local discovery of Athens package was the ideal way to explore the city like true locals. All tours were amazing - our favorite was the tasting workshop, which we enjoyed on the 1st day. Can't thank you enough for an amazing trip!

    - Brendan

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