This tours focuses on the amazing food, wine, and culture provided by the vibrant country of Greece, highlighting bustling cities like Athens and Chania, as well as the islands of Santorini and Naxos. You'll enjoy numerous food and wine tours, allowing you to taste Greek cuisine, delicacies, pastries, and local wines and liquors, plus your own handmade dishes with a cooking class in Crete. Along the way, you'll visit an olive farm, a family-owned cheese shop, wineries, and bustling food markets, indulging your taste buds in some of the country's most beloved treats.
Acropolis & Flavors of Athens, Athens
Amazing tour of the Acropolis and sampling Athens food. Our guide Mherta was so friendly and knowledgeable. We really enjoyed spending the day with her. She... Read more
Our guide Dionysus was fantastic. Interesting, friendly, enthusiastic, and accommodating. We had a great time with him and he was very efficient with the tour planning.... Read more
This was an excellent tour of the Acropolis--our guide was very knowledgeable and personalized the tour for the two of us. Then she took us around... Read more
The guided tour of the Acropolis and the food and drink walk around Athens were fantastic. The tour guide was very personable and knowledgeable, quickly adapting... Read more
Our tour guide made this amazing.
After meeting your guide and learning about what the tour entails, you'll set off to explore this ancient UNESCO World Heritage Site. You'll start by learning about the 5th-century BCE ruins of the rocky hilltop, making sense of what the city once looked like. Your guide will share stories of the country's history, culture, and mythology.
On this tour, you'll visit all the important monuments, starting with the Propylaea at the entrance and the Temple of Athena Nike next to it. At the iconic Parthenon, you'll learn more about Athena, Athens' patron goddess and the protector of the city. Keep walking and discover the sacred Temple of Erechtheion. Your guide will help you understand Athens' heritage and the Ancient Greek's cultural achievements in the Golden Age.
When finished at the Acropolis, you'll act like a true Athenian and make your way through different neighborhoods while tasting local delicacies. You'll visit hidden gems set in authentic corners of the city, dedicated artisans using recipes passed down by generations, specialized food stores sourcing products from all over Greece, and a vibrant central food market. Learn all about traditional and modern Greek cuisine and the importance of the local food culture.
This tour starts in the morning to avoid the heat and crowds on the Acropolis Hill. Please bear in mind that the Acropolis involves quite a number of slippery and steep steps.
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What's included5-hours private walking tour, 2-hours acropolis guided tour by a certified guide, 3-hour flavors tour by food expert guide, hotel pick-up (on foot), Acropolis entrance fees, variety of snacks.
Itineraries with Acropolis & Flavors of Athens
In just over a week, you'll still have plenty of time to explore the history, culture, and cuisine of Greece's two biggest cities. Learn about ancient mythology at the Acropolis and indulge your taste buds on a street food tour of Athens. In walkable Thessaloniki, you'll visit impressive monuments and see the mesmerizing archaeological site of Pella just outside the city. End your journey back in the capital, where you'll cook a traditional Greek meal as you gaze out over the Athenian skyline.