Athenian Wanderings: Metaxourgeio walk


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Athenian Wanderings: Metaxourgeio walk

Spoken in: English, Ελληνικά

( 5 reviews ) star Off the beaten track Athens 1 - 8 watch_later 2 hours
  • Check the bars and alleys of the vibrant Gazi district
  • Stroll by the old commercial heart of Athens
  • Listen to local stories
  • 100% private & personal
  • Pass the Asian immigrant hub
  • Explore the alternative Metaxourgeio neighbourhood

You will be picked up anywhere in: Athens

What you can expect

PART 1, Omonoia (1hr): Start your tour at Omonoia, and explore the old commercial heart of Athens, starting from Omonoia square, where the theater hub once was.
Cross the Peiraios street and enter the “immigrant triangle”, the closest you can get to an ethnic Asian district in Athens, where no Greek or English is spoken. Fully owned by immigrants with small shops and restaurants.

PART 2, Metaxourgeio (1hr): Enter the up and coming Metaxourgeio, a former classic Athenian middle-class neighborhood of the 30's. This is your chance to discover today's melting pot of small shops, alternative bars, and Michelin restaurants.

PART 3, Gazi/Kerameikos (1hr): Next you'll head to Gazi and Kerameikos where we'll continue to the hipster Gazi district, famous for its nightlife and the Industrial Gas Museum and exhibition centre. Crossing the Piraeus street we will stroll along Kerameikos ancient cemetery, to end our walk at Thisseio metro station.

You can select which parts you like, or combine them into a longer 3-4hr programme. The itinerary can be fully customized according to your own particular interests.

An alternative starting point from your downtown accommodation can also be arranged at no extra charge.

This is the plan

Meeting point
Omonoia metro station
Stop 1
Explore Omonoia area
Stop 2
Stroll through the Metaxourgeio neighbourhood
Stop 4
Explore the Gazi district
Stop 5
Stroll by the Kerameikos area
Final Stop
End at Thisseio metro station

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Off the beaten track details

Private Off the beaten track
Mode of transport
Walking tour
2 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 8 persons
Meeting point
Omonoia Metro Station
Guest pick-up
included (free of charge)
within 48 hours
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
Private guide
Not included
entrance fees, snacks/personal expenses, optional tips


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5 reviews

I have been born and raised in Athens, explored every nook and cranny of Greece, already travelled half around the globe, and looking to finish the job as soon as possible (within the next 20 years or so!).
It was the best life changing decision a few years back to quit my job as a marketing and business consultant, shifting my focus from organising businesses to organising trips. I now call myself a very happy Trip Designer, creating unique experiences and custom itineraries both for myself and other fellow travellers, whether in Greece or anywhere else around the world. I am also managing a small but quite active international travelling community, and have a weekly travel-themed radio show.
I love playing tourist in my home town, and I am always eager to meet new people and show the hidden wonders of Athens, Attica, and beyond!"

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