The Other Side of Athens With Your Family

The Other Side of Athens With Your Family

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( 96 reviews ) star City tour Athens 1 - 8 watch_later 2 hours
  • Explore the hip, artsy neighborhoods of Athens
  • Go off the beaten path & discover hidden gems
  • For the kids, a local snack called ‘Profiterol'
  • 100% family friendly experience
  • Private tour: only you & your local host!
  • Receive family friendly recommendations

You will meet here: Monastiraki Metro Station

What you can expect

Discover the cool side of the ancient city of Athens & see more than its beautiful ruins. Stroll through the city’s unique neighborhoods and discover hidden gems. Your favorite local will show you all the authentic spots and uncover city’s secrets for the whole family.

Let the family fun being at 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. Know for its hip bars, galleries, and theaters, this 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 breadstick. Friendly tip: 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 unique hidden gems lie the Exarcheia, a historical area where present and past mingle. The area’s full of young people, amazing street art and it’s a symbol of anarchist movements. Discover different political messages, hear the stories behind them and how the economic crisis influenced the social movement.

This family friendly experience will take everyone on a unique journey but for the kids, there are more things to enjoy! There will be fun games & activities plus a delicious local treat, a homemade profiterol.

Enjoy an amazing panoramic view of the city at Strefi Hill and have a recap with your favorite local as they give you more family friendly recommendations. Enjoy an awe moment, take in the vibe and admire the beautiful view. This is a time to be grateful to be in Athens with your family! Get your last recommendations and say ‘goodbye’ to your new local friend.

Take a look at the friendly locals' videos and choose the one you like them most. If there’s anything that you would like to add to your family friendly experience, get in touch with them and personalize your experience.


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
See the art work by one of the most internationally recognized Greek street artist, iNo
Stop 10
Visit a local workshop and discover the story behind his work
Stop 11
Have a stop to taste a delicious yummy local sweet
End Point
Follow the road up to Strefi hill where you will see a spectacular view of Athens

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

City tour details

Type
Private City tour
Mode of transport
Walking tour
Duration
2 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 8 persons
Meeting point
Monastiraki Metro Station
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
checkPrivate guide
checkKoulouri tasting
checkYummy local sweet for the kids
Not included
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.