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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.

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  • #LocalExperience
Duration
3 hours
TOUR TYPE
Private
SCHEDULE
Daily
Price
From: 40 / person

Overview

Have you ever thought that the word “graffiti” could be Greeker than one might believe? Wanna have a taste of the undercover artistic scene found in the city? Follow us on an alternative walking tour that focuses 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 with historical buildings of the city and ultimately reflects the modern Greek culture.  

The perfect way to explore the secrets behind the Athenian graffiti scene

An enthusiastic local guide who will introduce you to the Athenian street art culture

Fascinating spots of historical interest that have shaped the modern Greek identity

Mural art by iNO, WD, and other well-known street artists

Description

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, we will wander around the small streets of up and coming neighborhoods of Athens, while discussing their interesting background and the reasons why street art has flourished on their walls.

We 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 did the financial crisis urge 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 it in an alternative way and experiencing its local culture & pieces of modern history, this walking tour is perfect for you.

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Inclusions

  • A 3-hour private Athens Street Art & Culture tour 
  • Services of an excellent local guide
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up on foot if located downtown
  • All taxes and VAT

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The "Athens Street Art & Culture Walking 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.
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Our tours are always private or have a maximum capacity of 8 persons
Our tours are always private or have a maximum capacity of 8 persons
We encourage the exploration of outdoor sites, monuments and natural landscapes
We encourage the exploration of outdoor sites, monuments and natural landscapes
Our vehicles are sanitized daily and our transportation is private-only
Our vehicles are sanitized daily and our transportation is private-only
We prefer boutique accommodations that follow all safety protocols
We prefer boutique accommodations that follow all safety protocols
Our guides and drivers are always conscious and provide our guests with masks and sanitizers
Our guides and drivers are always conscious and provide our guests with masks and sanitizers
We believe in a slow and sustainable way of travel that respects the environment & the local communities
We believe in a slow and sustainable way of travel that respects the environment & the local communities