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Athens: Private Food Walking Tour with Taverns & Restaurants

1. Athens: Private Food Walking Tour with Taverns & Restaurants

Go behind the scenes in Athens to taste authentic Greek cuisine on a food and walking tour led by a experienced guide. Experience daily life in the city as you visit a variety of eateries and discover culinary gems that are favorites of the locals. Enjoy enough tastings to make up a generous meal and understand why Greece is famous for its delicious cuisine. Visit the Athens Central market, bakeries, traditional taverns and restaurants, and explore historical sites that few tourists see. Food and walking tour of Athens Learn about Greek cuisine from a knowledgeable guide Visit the Athens Central Market to see typical ingredients Stop into a beloved bakery, traditional taverns, and family-owned restaurants Taste authentic and delicious dishes Hear stories about Greece and its food traditions from locals.

Athens: Food Tour with Market Visit and Traditional Lunch

2. Athens: Food Tour with Market Visit and Traditional Lunch

Meet your friendly guide then set out on your food-lovers adventure around some of Athen’s culinary hotspots. On the tour, discover the beating heart of the city as you wander around local markets, stop at beloved tavernas, and visit hidden gem eateries. The first stop is a popular food market, bursting with sights and smells to ignite the senses. Mingle with the locals going about their daily shipping as you learn about regional ingredients and soak up the hustle and bustle of this community hub. Make a few stops at various local stores and sellers next where you can taste a variety of traditional Greek snacks, including Kalamata olives and pistachio nuts from Aegina Island. Enjoy some of the best Greek cheeses and cured meats during a food tasting in a deli shop. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite from your exploration, dine on an authentic lunch at a charming taverna complete with Greek wine. End the day with a visit to a family-owned distillery that was founded in 1897. Enjoy a tasting session of the distillery’s best spirits, including Mastiha liquor and the world-famous Ouzo.

Athens: Guided Food Walking Tour with Market & Tavern Lunch

3. Athens: Guided Food Walking Tour with Market & Tavern Lunch

Just as you cannot come to Athens without visiting the Acropolis, you cannot leave Athens without tasting the local products and traditional dishes that made Greek gastronomy internationally known. We invite you to walk with us through the central market of Athens; where we will find the best raw material of the country, talk about the origin of these foods, their weight in history, learn about different Greek customs.... Of course: We will accompany our walk with the best local sweets, rich pastry works and several tastings of cheeses, yogurts, cold meats, oils and Greek liquors. We advise you to come hungry! Greek gastronomy is an important part of its culture, in which we emphasize the values of sharing, conviviality and hospitality: Did you know that hospitality in Greek is said "Filoxenia"? A word composed by "Filo" which means "friend" and is understood as love of friendship; and "xenos" which refers to the foreigner. So hospitality would be translated as "love towards the foreigner", this tells us a lot about their culture. Following this line, we want to give you a warm welcome and introduce you to the Greek gastronomy and culture. Therefore, in addition to tasting a variety of new dishes and products, we will have the opportunity to see how they are traditionally made by the best local artisans. Finally, we will sit in a traditional Greek tavern where we will taste a great variety of the best "mezedes". These are small but very elaborate dishes, typical in Hellenic gastronomy (although not so common in tourist restaurants). Will you join us in this experience full of flavors?

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