+30 694 2070899
bestSeller privateOnly halfDay

Let the artist inside you loose; explore the remarkable artwork splattered all over the city while your expert guide will explain the stories behind Athens’ exceptional street art.

  • #Family
  • #LocalExperience
Duration
Half day
Group Type
Private
Availability
Daily
TRIP ADVISOR RATING
FROM
40/Person

Tour Highlights

Have you ever thought that the word “graffiti” is more Greek than you might think? Wanna have a taste of the underground artistic movements found around the city? Follow us on an alternative walking tour focusing on the exploration of the street art movement existing in the city-center of Athens, a mecca of street artists from around the world. Discover neighborhoods and historical spots of the city at non-touristy locations, experience the local culture and get to know how modern street art interacts and develops with historical buildings of the city and ultimately reflects modern Greek culture.  

  • Our Athens Street Art Tour is the perfect way to explore the secrets behind the Athenian graffiti scene with an expert local guide that will introduce you to the Athenian street art culture and guide you through the most alternative, non-touristy neighborhoods of the city.
  • Explore fascinating spots of historical interest that shaped modern Greek identity.
  • Admire amazing mural art by iNO, WD, and other well-known street artists.
  • Understand how street art reflects the social and political statements of modern Greek society and how it integrates into the city.

What you can expect?

Through a 3-hour private tour led by an expert on the subject, enthusiastic local guide, you will learn the history & origins of this underground global phenomenon and how it operates in Athens. Dig deeper into the “secret codes” of street artists as you enjoy an alternative tour in Athens center. Together you will wander around small streets of up and coming neighborhoods in Athens while discussing their interesting history and the reasons why street art has flourished on their walls.

You are going to focus on the social and political aspects of the Greek street art scene. What political statements are the artists making and why? How the economic crisis urged people to express themselves on the streets?

Graffiti changes rapidly in the streets of Athens which is turning into a big contemporary art gallery -if you know where to look! Athens is a multicolored city and if you are keen on exploring her in an alternative way and experiencing her local culture & pieces of modern history, this walking tour is perfect for you.

Inclusions

Inclusions:

  • A 3-hour private Athens Street Art tour 

Exclusions:

  • Anything else you would like to order or purchase

FAQs

What is the tour language?

The tour language is English.

 

Reviews

  • The Athens Street Art tour took us to parts of Athens we would otherwise never have seen, and the guide knew all about the official and unofficial street art. Some of it is really amazing - other parts are graffiti. We were glad we had taken this tour. The company, Greeking.me is excellent and helpful - do try them.

    - DIANECYMRU
  • Thanks Greeking.me for showing me Athens from the other side, not only ancient but from modern angle. I loved it. They love what they do, so if you want to understand the country fall in love with Greece you should visit one of their tours. It will be exciting and very true greek experience

    - Olga K
  • Our guide Marialena took us on a great walking tour into areas we would not have been able to find for ourselves as well as some of the better known murals. Not only was she knowledgeable but her delightful and warm personality made our tour particularly enjoyable. She mixed a lot of history and cultural information into her talk and we learned a lot!

    - Kathie M
  • We had a wonderful private street art with Theo. He was so knowledgeable and it was really interesting hearing some historical facts from him. The street art was a big highlight for me. I was really moved by a few of the pieces we were shown on the tour, so thank you for catering us and our little family. Big thanks to Theo for being such an excellent, informative guide. Would love to have more time one day to explore Athens with another of your guides.

    - alintaboyce
  • We had a wonderful private street art and food tour of Athens with Theo. There was a bit of start-stop-start-stop-ing thanks to our three young children, but he was very accommodating. I only wish he had our undivided attention the entire time. He was so knowledgable and it was really interesting hearing some historical facts from him. The street art was a big highlight for me. I was really moved by a few of the pieces we were shown on the tour...and the food, my goodness, what a treat. So much food that we almost had to be rolled onto the aeroplane that night. Thank you for catering for us and our little family. Big thanks to Theo for being such an excellent, informative guide. Would love to have more time one day to explore Athens with another of your guides. I feel like we only scratched the surface.

    - alintaboyce

Visit the review page to read more reviews

Customize your Tour

The "Athens Street Art & Culture Tour" is available as a private tour, in order to further customize your experience to fulfill your specific needs & expectations. Simply tell us your preferences in the booking form below.
Please let us know how we can further customize your tour
Invalid Input

Preferred date*
Invalid Input

Full Name*
Please let us know your name.

Email*
Please let us know your email address.

Mobile phone
Invalid Input

Number of Adults*
Invalid Input

Number & Ages of children
Invalid Input

We need your agreement

Invalid Input

Invalid Input

Book Now

Book Now