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Athens Markets and Chronicles

Tour Highlights

  • Get lost inside the numerous markets and learn about their legendary traditions while exploring them.
  • Admire some of the city’s famous landmarks without entering the sites and get insider knowledge about them.
  • Stroll around the picture-perfect neighbourhood of Plaka and enjoy a coffee and a sweet at a local favorite coffee shop.
  • Discover Athens’ modern architecture and its recent history.
Price per person
Shared Tour
Private Group

Meeting point:

In Kotzia Square, the Square is opposite the City Hall of the Municipality of Athens on Athinas Street.

We will be standing next to the the fountain in the middle of Kotzia Square holding an Athens Local Adventures sign

Kotzia Square, Athens 105 51. See the Map

Guests’ pickup is offered for the private group option. Pick up time adjustable upon your request. We will meet you at your Athens hotel lobby or Piraeus Port. Our guide will be holding a sign with your name. Call us to arrange.

Get lost inside the numerous Athens markets

Tour snapshot

On this Old Districts of Athens tour, discover the treasures of Athens with a local by your side, exploring the streets filled with cultural, historic, and culinary icons. Follow the footsteps of the locals with us and experience the heart of Athens with its ruins, temples, markets, mosques, retail hot spots, and fresh produce. These are the same places and roads where the ancient Greeks walked more than 2000 years ago!

Local impact — How you help the local community by joining this tour

  • By visiting 100% locally owned stores, you support small-scale, locally-run businesses and help preserve the traditional character of old Athens.
  • You support a street vendor who sells traditional Koulouri sesame rings to increase his income.
  • At least one store on your itinerary is dedicated to the preservation of locally-produced crafts.