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A Taste of Athens

A Taste of Athens

Discover the Gems of Greek Cuisine on a Mouthwatering Stroll

Are you ready for a gastronomic adventure like no other? Embark on our “A Taste of Athens” tour and immerse yourself in the rich culinary culture of Greece. From the historic Old City of Athens to the vibrant neighborhoods of Psyrri and Monastiraki, get ready to indulge in a variety of delectable Greek flavors that will leave you craving for more.

Start Your Day in Monastiraki Square and a Spanakotiropita

Kickstart your food exploration in the bustling Monastiraki Square. Fuel up with a refreshing glass of fresh fruit juice and savor the traditional Greek breakfast delights like “koulouri,” cheese pie, and spinach pie. Pair these treats with a cup of authentic Greek coffee from a local cafe, setting the perfect tone for your culinary journey.


Explore the Sights and Aromas of the Food Markets

Venture into the enchanting backstreets surrounding one of Europe’s oldest food markets. Be mesmerized by the array of herb and spice shops, where you can sample and appreciate traditional Greek products like yogurt, olive oil, tea, chamomile, and cured beef. Let the scents and flavors transport you to the heart of Greek gastronomy.

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Delight in Greek Meze and Traditional Liqueurs

Continue your expedition to the chic area of Aiolou, where you’ll find some of Athens’ finest local restaurants. Treat your taste buds to an assortment of Greek meze, accompanied by the distinct flavors of “ouzo” or “tsipouro,” traditional Greek liqueurs that add an extra punch to your culinary experience.

Indulge in Sweet Temptations

A trip to Athens wouldn’t be complete without trying loukoumades, the heavenly golden donuts that are a true delight. These delectable treats are drenched in sweet syrup, sprinkled with cinnamon and walnuts, making them an irresistible treat for anyone with a sweet tooth.


Unveil the Secrets of the Meat and Fish Market

Take a fascinating stroll to the Varvakeios Agora, where the lively meat and fish market awaits. Discover the vibrant atmosphere and discover local delights that reflect the essence of Greek cuisine. Let our guide regale you with captivating stories about Greek culture and daily life, adding an enriching layer to your experience.

Embrace the Souvlaki Tradition

Finally, savor the highlight of Greek street food culture – souvlaki or gyro. Rest in the beautiful Agia Eirini square while your guide stands in line to get you the best souvlaki in town. This marinated and grilled skewer of goodness, served in warm pita bread, will be the grand finale of your journey, leaving your taste buds in awe.


Let “A Taste of Athens” be your gateway to authentic Greek flavors and a deeper understanding of the city’s culinary heritage. Don’t miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the essence of Greek cuisine.

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