Athens Kick-Start Private Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 Hr 30 Mins
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  • Departure Time :
    Starting times: 10AM, 3PM, 5PM. Please choose your preferred starting time at the time of the booking.
  • Departure Details :
    Karagiorgi Servias 1, Athina 105 63, Greece
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Kickstart your Athens visit with a local and get all the must-see insights for a memorable trip. Enjoy this private tour and discover the best attractions and hidden corners the city has to offer. Your local guide will give you all the answers to your travel-related questions!

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Discover Athens secrets and add a dose of local insights during this private tour. Meet your private guide at one of the most famous squares in Athens, the Syntagma square. See the Greek Parliament building and enjoy the ceremony of Changing of the Guard.

Stroll through the picturesque streets, pass the Church of Panaghia Kapnikarea and end up at Monastiraki square. While you admire Hadrians Library you private host will tell you all the tales behind this magnificent site.

Move to Pandrossou Street, an ancient narrow street of Athens. What makes it so amazing is the variety of items that are sold there: from handmade traditional Greek artifact to leather products and unique souvenirs.

Next, youll delve into the Old Town neighborhood of Plaka, known for its colorful buildings and tiny streets. Your host will give you tips about the best cafes and restaurants in the area and youll gain an insight into the daily lives of Athenians.

Make a stop at the oldest distillery in Plaka, with over 100 years of operations. The place has a fun vibe and sells homemade liqueurs. Admire the hundreds of colorful bottles and get your last recommendations before you head back to Syntagma square, where your tour ends.

This is the plan:

Meeting Point: Start your tour at Syntagma square at the fountain
Stop 1: Walk towards the Presidential Mansion and see the guards and the guard dog
Stop 2: Visit one of the oldest churches in Athens, the Church of Panaghia Kapnikarea
Stop 3: Stroll down Aghia Eirini Square a popular shopping area of Athens
Stop 4: Head towards the flea market in Monastiraki full of little shops
Stop 5: See one of the ancient Roman ruins in Athens, Hadrians Library
Stop 6: Time to check out some leather products, bargains and handmade instruments
Stop 7: Step into one of the most picturesque areas of Athens, Plaka
Stop 8: Hear the story behind Choragic monument of lysicrates in Plaka
Stop 9: Peek inside the oldest distillery of Athens which is full of colourful bottles
Stop 10: Return back to Syntagma square through a trendy new street


Private guide

Admire the must-see spots

Stroll through the hip area of Plaka

Check out the citys oldest distillery

See the changing of the guard ceremony

Listen to interesting facts about Athens

Get personalized insights from your guide


Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Traveler Reviews

  • 30-Oct-2019

    Before meeting the guide, i suggest agreeing on a specific spot to meet as the square is really busy. We had a lovely walk around the city and the guide pointed out interesting spots with advice on where to eat and shop. It made it easier to navigate on our free days.

  • 04-Apr-2018

    Nice guide, very knowledgeable.

  • 22-Feb-2018

    Would definitely recommend this tour on your first full day in Athens. It helped us get our bearings and we gained some great insight into the area.