- A chance to taste 18 different authentic foods of Mediterranean cuisine
- It is the tour that takes place in the non touristy area of Athens
- A feast for the senses in the heart of the thriving foodie scene of Athens
The tour was on foot and lasted for about three hours with many stops at various shops to try out something new so time flew by without feeling any fatigue. A tour to remember, full of exciting new tastes!
Overall I enjoyed the Athens Food Tour with Athens Walking Tours. I left feeling full, happy, and more knowledgeable about traditional Greek food
Tickle your tastebuds with this informed and entertaining tour excursion that will introduce you to authentic Greek cuisine. Beginning with the local market, which operates daily serving delicious home-cooked fare to the citizens of Athens, you’ll hear vendors hawking their wares and bartering with their customers, and taste meats, cheeses, fish, bread and wine, as well as fresh fruit.
Adjacent to the market are several speciality food shops, where you’ll find colourful piles of spices, as well as abundant nuts, dates, figs and much more besides. This guide to the fascinating culinary history of Athens incorporates tasting, and Tinggly suggests you bring along at least one empty shopping bag, because you’ll no doubt be bringing plenty of treats home.