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The Bohemian Side of Athens

Tour Highlights

  • Discover Athens beyond the mainstream attractions by exploring its bohemian side, from funky workshops to cool cafés.
  • Visit Athenians’ favourite alternative districts with a local by your side.
  • Find amazing graffiti and learn about one of the biggest street art scenes in the world.
  • Wander around back streets and discover cultural spaces and art studios.
  • Eat and sip your way through the city with a Greek coffee, spirits, sweets, and a meze as you hear stories and tales behind city sites.
Price per person
Shared Tour
Private Group

Meeting point:

At the exit of Panepistimio metro station (in front of the old building of the University of Athens, on Panepistimiou Street).

We will be standing between the metro station and the university building, holding an Athens Local Adventures sign

Panepistimio, Athens 106 79. 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.

Discover Athens beyond the mainstream attractions

Tour snapshot

This walking tour of Athens introduces you to the alternative and artsy sights of Athens, the kind of places that travelers often miss because they don’t know about them. Walk with us and see why it’s called the new Berlin. Let us show you a different side of Europe’s oldest city, a side that locals-only know.

Experience alternative Athens by walking downtown through back alleys and into neighborhoods where bohemian shops, amazing street art, hidden courtyards, and indie cafés are located, attracting locals and travellers who like escaping the tourist traps.

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

  • This tour supports the new generation of Athenians, such as young artists, by promoting their work and their enterprises to help them thrive through the financial crisis.
  • By joining this tour, we support businesses in neighborhoods that aren’t generally impacted by tourism.