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Athens in a Nutshell-The Best of Athens

Tour Highlights

  • Stroll the historic neighborhoods of Makrygianni, Plaka, Anafiotika, and Philoppapos Hill and marvel at ancient monuments and neo-Classical mansions.
  • Visit the Acropolis with an awarded archaeologist guide
  • Savor freshly baked pastries and homemade sweet bread at a family-owned bakery and a neo-Classical gem.
  • Boost your energy with a Freddo espresso or frappé coffee, the famous Greek-style iced coffees.
  • Dig into the country’s largest open-air market for undiscovered “antiques.”
  • Enjoy a cocktail on a rooftop with Acropolis views
  • Taste It, See It and Experience It — In Athens!
Private Group Price per person

Discover the best of Athens in a Day!

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Immerse yourself in the Athenian culture by exploring ancient masterpieces and mingling with hipsters in trendy neighborhoods. Explore the best of Athens in a day!

Learn all about ancient Greek Mythology while visiting the Acropolis. The city that invented cities has survived for 5,000 years and remains a world-class destination for travelers. Taste it, see it and experience it with a Local Adventures local guide. Sure, the ancient monuments are exciting but wait until you taste the savory pies hot from the oven and shake up your own cocktail.

Hands-on Element: Try wrapping your own gyros, at one of the city’s oldest establishments.
Local Interactions: Meet local shop owners who have been continuing their family businesses, including a sandal maker who is also a poet and who has had customers such as The Beatles, Barbra Streisand, Lily Tomlin, and Sarah Jessica Parker.

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

  • Your tour supports locally-run businesses, such as a sandal-maker, which helps preserve traditional crafts for the next generation.
  • All of the stores your visit on your tour are 100% locally owned and run.