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
  • 100% personalized to your wishes

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
Traditional Ceremony
Walk towards the Presidential Mansion and see the guards and the guard dog
Greek Roots
Visit one of the oldest churches in Athens, the Church of Panaghia Kapnikarea
Treat Yourself!
Stroll down Aghia Eirini Square, a popular shopping area of Athens
Bustling Market
Head towards the flea market in Monastiraki full of little shops
Impressive Ruins
See one of the ancient Roman ruins in Athens, Hadrian's Library
Hello Plaka!
Step into one of the most picturesque areas of Athens, Plaka
Iconic Monument
Hear the story behind Choragic Monument of Lysicrates in Plaka
Oldest Distillery
Peek inside the oldest distillery of Athens full of colorful bottles
Back In Style
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

Private City tour
Mode of transport
Walking tour
1.5 hour
Nr. of guests
1 - 8 persons
Meeting point
Syntagma Square
Guest pick-up
instant confirmation
  • 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
    of the city

  • With the host of
    your choice

  • Private. Affordable.
    And 100% You.


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.


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