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 Tour
Skip-the-line, Small Group Tour

Athens City Tour & Acropolis Tour

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
Skip-the-line, Small Group Tour

Athens City Tour, Acropolis & 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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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. Then see the famous marble sculptures and works elegantly housed at the nearby 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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Acropolis of Athens Tour
Skip-the-line, Small Group Tour

Acropolis of Athens 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 and the Athens old town Tour (Plaka & Monastiraki)
Small Group Tour to Acropolis, Plaka and Monastiraki

Acropolis and the Athens old town Tour (Plaka & Monastiraki)

A wonderful walk through the unknown alleys and the secret corners of Plaka and Anafiotika followed by a thorough visit to the Acropolis and all its monuments!

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

Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora and the Agora Museum Tour

Explore the most fascinating ancient sights where democracy was born. Walk up to the Acropolis, stroll through a central marketplace that gathered the greatest thinkers of their time, and view the treasures at the Agora Museum.

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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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Athens Ancient Agora & the Agora Museum Tour
Skip-the-line, Small Group Tour

Athens Ancient Agora & the Agora Museum Tour

As the cradle of Western civilization, the Ancient Agora is exactly where democracy came to life. Stroll among storied marble ruins as you learn about the significant accomplishments of ancient Athens.

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