A Taste of Greece
Greek cuisine and local gastronomy in the heart of AthensRequest Quote
DurationHalf-Day (09:00 – 12:00)
ThemeWine and Gastronomy
RunsMonday to Saturday
Meeting PointSyntagma Square (opposite hotel Grande Bretagne)
Greece is renowned for its cuisine and rightly so. Situated at the crossroads of East and West, Greece combines influences from Europe and the Middle East into a unique and distinctive culinary tradition of its own.
Discover typical flavors of Greek cuisine. Sample delicacies from across the country and experience definitive elements of traditional Greek gastronomy. The perfect tour for foodies, gourmets and culinary adventurers!
From traditional breakfast to meze, souvlaki and wine-tasting, this private food tour gives you the opportunity to sample some of the country’s most beloved flavors and experience authentic Greek food culture at the heart of the Greek capital.
Enjoy the crispy phyllo dough and aromatic fillings of the country’s favorite breakfast foods, sip a perfect cup of authentic Greek slow coffee, taste beloved traditional sweets and treats and dare to discover the folk art of coffee-cup fortune-telling.
You’ll also explore the city’s iconic 19th-century municipal market, sit down for an authentic meze experience with tsipouro, savor the best Athenian version of the Greece’s quintessential street food, and wrap it all up with a wine-tasting session to sample some the country’s favorite vintages.
Meet your guide at Syntagma Square
- Part 1
Sample different varieties of the country’s favorite breakfast food: traditional village pastries.
- Part 2
Enjoy a plate of warm, freshly prepared loukoumades (honey coated fried-dough pastry) and visit the iconic 19th-century Varvakeios market.
- Part 3
Visit the capital’s best traditional deli and enjoy an authentic meze experience.
- Part 4
Enjoy a cup of authentic Greek slow coffee and discover the art of coffee-cup fortune telling.
The tour ends with a taste of the quintessential Athenian street-food: souvlaki.
Wander through the heart of Athens and discover some of the city’s favorite flavors and culinary traditions!
Discover the flavors of Greek cuisine.
Experience real Greek slow coffee—made in the traditional copper pot that creates the characteristic top layer of creamy foam—and taste traditional sweets and fresh loukoumades
Explore the iconic 19th-century Varvakeios market, learn about the country’s favorite produce and ingredients, and enjoy an authentic meze and tsipouro experience
Try the original Greek street food: Athenian souvlaki!
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