A Taste of Athens invites you on a journey of discovery that will take you through the bustling streets of central Athens, visiting some of the city’s best and most iconic cafés, eateries, markets and wine bars, where you’ll get the chance to sample some of the country’s most beloved flavors and experience authentic Greek food culture in the heart of the Greek capital.
Meet your tour guide at Syntagma Square and kick off your private Athens food tour with a chance to sample different varieties of the country’s favorite breakfast food, traditional village pastries made with deliciously crispy phyllo dough and aromatic cheese and spinach fillings
Discover the aromas of the Greek countryside with a chance to taste and learn about the distinctive flavors and medicinal properties of Greek herbal teas and infusions.
Indulge in sweet, doughy goodness with a plate of warm, honey-drizzled loukoumades—the best to be had in the city!
Wander through the city’s iconic 19th-century Varvakeios market and let yourself be transported back in time with the sights and smells of the traditional stalls and a selection of stories of old Athens.
Make a stop at possibly the most famous traditional deli in the capital and treat yourself to an authentic meze experience, with tiny glasses of fragrant tsipouro and a selection of smoked cured meats and traditional Greek cheeses.
Enjoy a coffee break, Greek style! Stop for a hot cup of traditionally slow-brewed Greek coffee, accompanied by a traditional sweet—and some stories on the folk art of coffee-cup fortune telling!—before making your way past the characteristic Athenian cafés and tavernas into the bustling heart of downtown Athens.
Wrap up your culinary adventure in the Greek capital by indulging in two of the country’s most characteristic flavors! Tuck into a one-of-a-kind Athenian souvlaki!
Finally, let us treat you to an exquisite wine-tasting experience, where you’ll have the opportunity to discover the wonderful world of Greek wines at one of the city’s finest wine bars.