Despina Savvidou
Explore Athens and the Acropolis with us

Hi, I am Despina, co-owner of the Athens Walking Tours and a licensed guide, as long as I remember myself.

My team of knowledgeable guides and myself put in our expertise, passion and love for the city and that is what makes our tours worthwhile joining them.

We run daily small group historical and culinary tours, run by University graduate guides to ensure the ultimate experience!

I am looking forward to seeing you in Athens.

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Why us

Excellent reviews

Excellent reviews

We are the top-rated Athens-based tour company on TripAdvisor, and we live up to that reputation by offering walking tours that are unique, entertaining and insightful.

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Skip-the-line, small group tours

Skip-the-line, small group tours

We do our best to keep our tour groups small and flexible, providing conveniences for our customers.

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Licensed guides

Licensed guides

Our experienced guides know every corner of Athens and know exactly how to bring that one-of-a-kind urban insight to life for you.

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Our most popular tours

Athens City Tour & Acropolis
Skip-the-line, Small Group Tour

Athens City Tour & Acropolis

Explore the most significant modern and ancient sights with our knowledgeable guides. Visit the Temple of Zeus, watch the Changing of the Guards and visit the Acropolis (including the Parthenon, the Nike Temple and more).

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Acropolis, Athens City Tour & Acropolis Museum Tour
Skip-the-line, Small Group Tour

Acropolis, Athens City Tour & Acropolis Museum Tour

This tour sweeps through the historic city center, stopping at two of the most loved sights. Experience a visit to the Acropolis, then head to the Acropolis Museum to admire the marble masterpieces uncovered at the Acropolis.

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Just the Acropolis & the Acropolis Museum Tour
Skip-the-line, Small Group Tour

Just the Acropolis & the Acropolis Museum Tour

In a few hours, see two of the city’s most visited sights. Explore the Acropolis and take panoramic photos. Then see the famous marble sculptures and works elegantly housed at the nearby Acropolis Museum.

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Acropolis, Athens City Tour, Ancient Agora and the Agora Museum
Skip-the-line, Small Group Tour

Acropolis, Athens City Tour, Ancient Agora and the Agora Museum

Experience two sides to Athens. Start off with a present-day introduction in bustling Syntagma Square. Then move onto ancient highlights including the Acropolis and the place democracy was born: the Ancient Agora.

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Athens Food Tour
Small Group Tour

Athens Food Tour

Enjoying Greek food is about the smells, the tastes and the flavors. In a central neighborhood, frequented by locals for its markets and restaurants, discover the diversity and the deliciousness of Greek food in a matter of hours.

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Just the Acropolis Tour
Skip-the-line, Small Group Tour

Just the Acropolis Tour

Even with limited time, you can visit to the famous ancient Acropolis. In under two hours, we’ll guide you through the storied monuments which will also be an opportunity to take incredible panoramic photos of the capital.

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Acropolis, Monastiraki & Plaka, the Athens Old Town Tour
Small Group Tour to Acropolis, Plaka and Anafiotika

Acropolis, Monastiraki & Plaka, the Athens Old Town Tour

A thorough, early morning visit of the Acropolis, followed by a wonderful walk through the unknown alleys and the secret corners of Plaka area and Anafiotika!

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Athens Cooking Lesson & Dinner
Small group, cooking class

Athens Cooking Lesson & Dinner

The flavors of Greece will come alive as you cook some of the country’s most loved dishes. With expert guidance from a Greek cooking instructor, you’ll prepare a Greek Sunday dinner – then dine with your classmates.

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Athens Wine Tasting
Small group wine tasting

Athens Wine Tasting

Let your senses travel to five different corners of Greece and explore unique tastes and unforgettable aromas, while experiencing a wonderful wine tasting in the most hospitable wine bar that will remind you, a home away from home!

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