Athens Off The Beaten Track Private Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Starting times: 11AM, 3PM, 5PM. Please choose you preferred starting time at the time of the booking.
  • Departure Details :
    Monastiraki Metro Station
  • Return Details :
    Extrovert cafe & meze
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Leave the tourist trail behind and experience the modern and underground side of Athens. Find out more about the street art movement and take a look at the street artwork with a private tourguide. Bonus: local snack included!

Know More about this tour

Discover the alternative side of the ancient city of Athens. Stroll through the citys unique neighbourhoods and learn about their history. Your local private will show you all the authentic spots and uncover citys secrets for you.

Begin your tour in the heart of the historic city, Monastiraki area. Admire one of the oldest church and pass different places which are hosting cultural events and exhibitions. Take a look at the unique souvenirs displayed at the flea market before wandering the streets of Psiri. Listen to your local guide stories and gain insights into the citys modern culture.

Know for its hip bars, galleries, and theaters, the area is one of the coolest in the city. Make a stop at an old bakery and enjoy a tasty freshly baked koulouri, which is a circled bread stick. Tip: take care, it might be hot! Continue your walk through this hip area and pass by cool street art, interesting architectural buildings, and stylish venues.

Go off the beaten path and head off into the Exarcheia, a historical area where present and past mingle. The areas full of young people, amazing street art and its a symbol of anarchist movements. Discover different political messages, hear the stories behind them and how the economical crisis influenced the social movement.

The last stop of your tour is Strefi Hill, a place from where youll enjoy an amazing panoramic view of the city. Enjoy an awe moment, take in the vibe and admire the beautiful view. Get your last recommendations from your private guide say goodbye to your new local friend.

This is the plan:

Meeting Point: Start in front of the small church in Monastiraki square
Stop 1: Peek inside the Taf, a new coffee and exhibition space
Stop 2: Sample a freshly baked Koulouri
Stop 3: Continue through the lively streets to a hear about the self-managed Theatre
Stop 4: Check out a hidden gem that was once home to the Kings horses
Stop 5: Stroll past an alternative coffee and bar with a great garden area
Stop 6: Continue onto Kotzia square and hear the stories of this changing space
Stop 7: Next stop by a radical thinking bookstore representing the social-political movements of Athens
Stop 8: Step into the heart of Exarcheia and wander through the self-managed park
Stop 9: Hear the story behind the memorial for Alexis Grigoropoulos
Stop 10: See the art work by one of the most internationally recognized Greek street artist, iNo
Stop 11: Walk towards Exarcheia square and Nosotros cafe a place for alternative thought and conversations
Stop 12: Stop by the central bookstore and meeting place in Exarcheia
Stop 13: Follow the road up to Strefi hill where you will see a spectacular view of Athens
End: Finish your tour at a traditional taverna with relaxing music and tasty food

Inclusions

  • Explore the hip, artsy neighborhoods of Athens
  • Go off the beaten path & discover hidden gems
  • Enjoy a local snack called Koulouri
  • Get an insider perspective on the daily life
  • See popular local hangout spots
  • Learn about the history of art street
  • Private guide

Exclusions

  • Drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved