Each and every one of our staff is dedicated to the task of offering our clients the highest quality services and are responsible for you getting all of your questions about our tours, both scheduled and private, transfers and general information concerning your stay in Athens answered within 24 hours 7 days a week.
The Operations Director and the driving force behind the Athens Walking Tours and a guide herself for over 30 years. Despina hand picks all of our guides one by one and still answers most emails personally because she chooses to maintain personal contact with her clients. She has a passion and enthusiasm about guiding as if every tour is the first time she guides.
Yiannis is the Managing Director of the Athens Walking Tours as well as Despina’s husband. His strategic thinking and strong vision for the AWT is the perfect combination to Despina’s fiery creative passion. Together they make it work.
Our Marketing Coordinator. Anything and everything that is significant to the success of our tours goes through her. She is a delightful and very intelligent young mom who is absolutely crazy about her 4 yr. old daughter Katia.
Maria is the person who will make sure that everything concerning your tour will go smoothly, that your transfers will be at the right place at the right time and that your questions and requests are answered within 24 hours.
IT and New Media Manager- Aris is our angel and our savior when the screen on our computers suddenly goes blank or when our emails go haywire. But more than that, he is always ready to offer a helping hand in a friendly and constructive manner and is usually the best solution finder on our team. Aris is also responsible for internet sales and marketing.
Aris is not anymore an active member of our team; he works in Google Ireland now. We miss him and we are grateful for his tremendous contribution to the development of the AWT but we wish him every success in the future. We are sure that he is going to continue to develop his abilities and skills and he will have a bright career.
Great guided tour around the Acropolis! This is without a doubt a must do while in Athens. The tour was filled with intersting facts about ancient greek history, perfectly explained by our amazing tour guide Dorina. I highly recomend it if you want to really enjoy visiting the Acropolis and understanding what those ancient stones trully mean.
David Doménech López | July 21 | Acropolis Tour
Great private visit to Acropolis ...Given that we would probably have spent the day sitting an an airport hotel otherwise, I'm very glad that I reached out to Athens Walking Tours, as we were able to see such an amazing site and do it with a knowledgeable guide and a good plan that kept us out of the heat.
Kevan H | June 21 | Private Acropolis Tour
5 star cooking class! We enjoyed a 7 course cooking class, dinner and wine with our chef-host Sophia Faloutsou. She was informative, entertaining, and encouraging throughout our 4 hour time with her.
Nancy G | July 21 | Athens Cooking Lesson
Unforgettable tour! This is without a doubt a must do while in Athens. The tour was filled with intersting facts about ancient greek history, perfectly explained by our amazing tour guide Dorina.I highly recomend it if you want to really enjoy visiting the Acropolis and understanding what those ancient stones trully mean.
David D | July 21 | Private Acropolis Tour
Stories and history of the Acropolis ...She had many stories and a lot of knowledge about the Acropolis and the different significant sites leading up to it. She was friendly and concerned for everyone's safety, and was happy to answer any and all questions.
skilove M | July 21 | Acropolis Tour
Highlight of our time in Athens! - this tour was the highlight of our time in Athens. We enjoyed getting to go off the beaten path to see where regular Athenians like to hang out and Sophia gave us a good sense of day-to-day life. The neighborhoods we visited were vibrant and fascinating.
Jessica J | July 21 | Athens Street Culture & Food Tour
Perfect tour in every way! This was a perfect tour! Our enthusiastic guide, Sissy, knew all about the archaeology and history! She connected Greek mythology with our modern time, and helped us appreciate our shared humanity.
Jhclarkie | July 21 | Acropolis, City Tour & Acropolis Museum
Accommodating, interesting, and fun! ...The difference between doing this site without a guide and with a guide is completely different. Well worth the money. Understood so much more than I would without a guide.
Meredith M | July 21 | Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Tour
Morning Walking Food Tour This is an amazing company. In fact, company is not the right word. They are family right from the start. Alexandra took care of me from the moment I made my first reservation. Due to covid and all the new restrictions, things were up in the air a bit but she was right there making sure I didn’t miss a thing. ...I’m so thankful I booked with Athens Walking Tours. I look forward to my Acropolis tour tomorrow!!
nmlover | May 21 | Athens Food Tour
Premium experience for a premium tour! I had a wonderful time going on this tour with Despina. She has a certain verve and passion when explaining and discussing the historical elements from the sights that made you feel that you have travelled back in time and made the experience feel alive, while at the same time dispelling some of the beliefs I've had for a long time about the Acropolis! There was enough information without it feeling like a boring history lesson, and I appreciated the balance.
Shahab A | May 21 | Acropolis Premium Tour
History comes alive "Our wonderful and knowledgeable guide, Despina, taught us so much!! Due to Covid we had a unique experience to see and learn In an environment free of crowds. I would totally recommend this tour without hesitation. The Massey family"
Toni T | Sep 20 | Acropolis & City Tour
Awesome tour Very knowledgeable and thorough. Would rate as one if the BEST tours we’ve experienced! Brought history to life!
Brigid Z | Oct 19 | Acropolis Tour
Great Tour! This was an awesome tour! Our guide, Georgia, was excellent! She was energetic, informative, and excited to pass on all the history and traditions of Greek food as well as city of Athens. We saw parts of the city we would not have seen on our own. We highly recommend this tour.
KKPorter | Oct 19 | Athens Food Tour
Highly recommend food tour! I highly recommend the food tour of Athens with Athens Walking Tours. Our guide, Rena, was so sweet and fun. We learned a lot and she showed us so many amazing places we never would have discovered otherwise! She was really accommodating and we had the best time!
ddehaven06 | Dec 19 | Athens Food Tour
Terrific Experience Our guide was terrific. He was an archaeologist and was able to explain what was found, what the places represented and what the reconstructions that were taking place would look like. Very well worth the experience.
ryegrad | Oct 19 | Acropolis Tour