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Combine a walking tour to Plaka, the oldest and most picturesque Athenian neighborhood, with a 2-hour tasting of Greek products, wines, and spirits!

  • #Sightseeing
  • #Culinary
  • #LocalExperience
Duration
3 hours
Availability
Daily
TRIP ADVISOR RATING
Group Type
Private
FROM
60/Person

Tour Highlights

Those who want to combine a full-foodie experience with an introduction to Greek history and culture, are in for a treat!. Start by wandering around the picturesque neighborhood of Plaka, hinged on the northern slopes of the Acropolis. Explore the history behind its streets right before indulging in a 2-hour tasting workshop of the finest Greek products. Try a variety of spirits paired with hand-picked ambrosia, while gaining an insight into the Greek culinary tradition, something that only a few visitors do!

A 1-hour walking tour around the historic neighborhood of Plaka

An expert food guide and archaeologist

A 2-hour food tasting of products from across Greece

A tasting of local wines and spirits

What you can expect?

Start your day with a walking tour across the historic neighborhood of Plaka. Your guide will introduce you to the ancient Athenian history through imposing monuments like the Tower of the Winds, the majestic Gate of Athena at the Roman Forum, the monument of Lysicrates, and some of the most important Byzantine churches of Plaka. Continue your walk to discover the hidden neighborhood of Anafiotika, a tiny island located on the slopes of Acropolis!

Next up is your journey through Greece' s food and authentic products! Accompanied by your local foodie guide, learn about the origins and the production method of famous liquors, cheeses and cold cuts from all over Greece. Starting from the northern part of the country, explore the culinary treasures of Macedonia and Thrace, such as tsipourokasseri cheese, and green olives. Have a taste of Epirus by trying the smoked Metsovone cheese, taste cured sardines from Messinia, feta cheese from Tripoli, sygklino smoked ham from Mani and the world-famous Kalamata olives. Wash it all down with 2 different indigenous wine varieties.

The next destination of your culinary exploration is the island complex of the Cyclades. Indulge in the intense, mineral taste of Assyrtiko wine from Santorini and pair it with the unique cheeses of Naxos island, gruyere and arseniko, and other PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) products; finish up your flavorful journey with the exquisite mastic liqueur of Chios.

A perfect activity for foodies, couples and any lover of Greek products, spirits and culture!

 

Inclusions

  • A 1-hour walking tour in Plaka neighborhood
  • 2-hour food and drink tastings
  • A specially designed gastronomy map of Greece
  • Services of an expert foodie guide and archaeologist
  • Hotel pick-up on foot
  • All taxes and VAT

Exclusions

  • Any additional orders or purchases

FAQs

What is the workshop language?

The workshop is only available in English.

 

Reviews

  • Οur tour guide was excellent and made us feel like we have an old friend taking us out. Excellent way to try local cuisine and drinks. Plenty of food and great variety, lots of local alcoholic drinks as well. Highly recommended.

    - MichaelD
  • We Loved this tour. It was basically eating our way though Greece. The host was very knowledgeable and helpful with all our questions. Not to mention the food was absolutely delicious.

    - Madelaine

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