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!

Now that you can not yet come to us, we will come to you with our virtual tours. Join us now and together let's make this trip come true


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

Acropolis of Athens Tour with Optional Skip-the-line Ticket
Skip-the-line, Small Group Tour

Acropolis of Athens Tour with Optional Skip-the-line Ticket

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

Acropolis of Athens & the Acropolis Museum Tour

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

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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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Private Acropolis and Athens City Tour
Historical Tour

Private Acropolis and Athens City Tour

This private tour covers most major monuments of Athens including a visit inside the Acropolis, with your friendly, knowledgeable and helpful guide! Let the Myths, the history, the beauty, the culture and the modern life of Athens be revealed to you on this fascinating tour.

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Private Athens Cooking Lesson & Dinner
Culinary Tour

Private Athens Cooking Lesson & Dinner

You will be initiated into the Greek cuisine, learn valuable cooking secrets and take a wonderful lesson with plenty of “hands on” preparation and cooking. After the lesson you will enjoy the dinner you prepared.

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Private Athens Food Tour
Small Group Tour

Private Athens Food Tour

The Most Delicious Food Tour of Athens.Enjoy this unique tour, in the non-touristy area of Athens and acquaint yourself with Greek cuisine in the company of your food specialist guide.

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

Athens City Tour & Acropolis Tour with Optional Skip-the-line Ticket

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

Athens City Tour, Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Tour with Optional Skip-the-line Ticket

This tour sweeps through the historic city center, stopping at three 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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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 local cooking instructor, you’ll prepare a Greek Sunday dinner – then dine with your classmates under the majestic site of the Acropolis!

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