90 Minutes Kickstart Tour of Athens

90 Minutes Kickstart Tour of Athens

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  • Admire the must-see spots
  • Stroll through the hip area of Plaka
  • Check out the city’s oldest distillery
  • See the changing of the guard ceremony
  • Listen to interesting facts about Athens
  • Get personalized insights from your guide

You will meet here: Syntagma Square

What you can expect

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 Hadrian’s 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 artifacts to leather products and unique souvenirs.

Next, you’ll 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 you’ll 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.

Ask your guide any questions along the way to make the most out of your holiday in Athens. Watch the hosts’ personal videos and get in touch with the one you like the most. Personalize your tour according to your preferences and get ready to discover Athens with a local.


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

Feel free to personalize this offer with the host of your choice

City tour details

Type
Private City tour
Mode of transport
Walkingtour
Duration
1.5 hour
Nr. of guests
1 - 8 persons
Meeting point
Syntagma Square
Guest pick-up
no
Confirmation
instant confirmation
Cancellation
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
Private guide
Not included
Food & Drinks

about Withlocals Originals

  • Experience the heart
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  • With the host of
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  • Private. Affordable.
    And 100% You.

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How it works:

  1. 1 Choose the theme of your tour.
  2. 2 Pick your favorite local as your private guide.
  3. 3 Let your guide personalize anything you like.

Done

Now you can enjoy the true heart of the city in the most personal and unique way.