- Private tour
- Skip-the-line service
- Entrance tickets to the Acropolis
- Local licensed guide & food specialist
- Sample local delicacies & beverages
- Athens guidebook with recommendations to use for your visit
- Athens Map
- Hotel pick up and drop off (unless agreed on)
- Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)
Sites viewed and visited:
- Dionysus Theater
- The Acropolis of Athens with all its monuments such as the Parthenon, the Propylaia, the Erechtheion, the Agrippa monument and the Nike Temple.
- Traditional Greek products
- Fruit & Vegetable Market
- Meat & Fish Market
- Sweet shops and bakeries
- Sample local delicacies
- Sample local beverages
- Traditional Greek Tavern
- Psiri area
- Monastiraki area
What You Will See and Do
The Detailed Itinerary
Meet with your food and archaeology expert licensed private guide and start your fascinating day of discovery with a visit to Dionysus Theater, the oldest theater in Greece. Continue your walk up on the Acropolis hill while enjoying breathtaking views of the nearby monuments, such as Herodes Atticus Odeon, Philopappos Monument, the Observatory, and others. Enjoy a full explanation of Acropolis’ marvelous monuments: the Temple of Athena Nike, the Propylaea gateway, the Erechtheion, and the astonishing Parthenon.
Your knowledgeable guide will provide you with plenty of information and uncover fascinating facts about the construction and history of the monuments. The unique, beautiful view of the city of Athens, including the Mars Hill, the Ancient Agora, and the Temple of Hephaestus, will capture your heart and mind, same as you will capture them on camera.
After the conclusion of the Acropolis visit, continue your walk crossing the beautiful old town of Athens, the Plaka. Stroll the Monastiraki area and start a delicious journey of discovery through the streets of a less known part of Athens; the Athenian Market area. You will discover a kaleidoscope of colors, smells, tastes, and textures. You will be led past producer stalls bursting with color, intoxicating spice shops, enticing sweet shops, bakeries, and of course the bustling central food market of Athens. Visit small, hidden, specialty food shops where you will have the opportunity to free sample a wide variety of Greek delicacies ranging from mouth-watering sweets to original traditional Greek products, such as olives, honey, cheese a.o.
Your knowledgeable guide will also provide you with valuable insight both on the unique and intricate culinary heritage of Greece as well as the famous Mediterranean diet, hailed today as a model of healthy living. Your tour will be concluded near the Monastiraki area.