Explore the Neighborhoods of Athens

Monastiraki Square and Sunset over Plaka
Discover Athens' heart and soul by exploring six of its neighborhoods, from working-class districts to boutique boulevards and trendy communities. A guide will share how the city developed its modern character under the shadow of an ancient legacy. In the end, you'll understand why Athens is the ultimate city of contrast.

Your guide will take you through Athens' historic and modern neighborhoods, including where the Old Royal Palace stands, the posh shopping districts, and the preferred communities of the city's alternative thinkers. Along the way, you'll enjoy an assortment of architecture ranging from Ancient Athens to the Modernist and inter-war movements. In the lively neighborhood of Athens' flea market, you'll experience the lingering Ottoman influence. 

As you wander through the city, you'll learn about the history of Athens and how ancient and modern times coexist just a few steps away from one another. Visit some of the city's best street art and experience the everyday downtown vibe. At the end of your tour, enjoy a coffee with your guide and group at a cafe beloved by locals.

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