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Athens Highlights Evening Tour with Meze Dinner

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    Stop At: Plateia Syntagmatos, Leoforos Vassilissis Amalias, Athens 105 63 Greece

    Meet with your expert local guide in Syntagma Square, in front of the illuminated building that houses the Greek parliament. Walk down the busy Amalias Avenue and continue to the warmly-lit streets that will lead you to the best of what Athens has to offer!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Olympian Zeus, Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas Leoforos Amalias, Athens 105 57 Greece

    Stop and marvel at the Temple of Olympian Zeus from the outside while your guide narrates stories of Emperors under the grandiose Arch of Hadrian.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Choragic Monument of Lysicrates, Epimenidou 3, Athina 105 58, Greece

    Next up is the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates, where your insightful guide will educate you on the origins and the history of drama in ancient Greece. Witnessing this bright example of ancient Greek culture will help you get a better grasp of the stories you're about to listen.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Plaka, Athens 10556 Greece

    Leaving the Choradic Monument of Lysicrates behind, you will be lead to the picturesque neighborhood of Plaka, one of the oldest and most beloved neighborhoods in Athens. Wander around its picture-perfect alleys and check out the small cafes and restaurants that decorate this magical part of the city.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Roman Agora, Polignotou 3, Athens 105 55 Greece

    After Plaka, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a night view to the majestic Acropolis of Athens and the sweetly lit Roman Agora from the outside, built between 19 and 11 B.C. with a donation of Julius Caesar and Augustus.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Tower of the Winds, Aiolou, Athina 105 55, Grecia, Athens 10555 Greece

    Afterward, get the chance to admire the illuminated Tower of the Winds, the first weather station in history with stunning architecture while hearing about the history of the monuments through the years.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Monastiraki, Athens Greece

    Descend towards Monastiraki and reach the oldest square in Athens, Monastiraki Square. Full of life and history, discover the historic monuments that integrate Athens' past with its present. Take a look at the Tzisarakis Mosque, Hadrian's Library and Pantanassa church, all monuments from different time periods, and turn your head towards the famous Monastiraki Flea Market, the best place to buy your souvenirs from. From there, walk along Adrianou Str., see the Ancient Market and the Stoa of Attalos, while learning about tales behind Areopagus, the pace that used to host the supreme court of ancient Athens.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Psirri, Athens Greece

    Last but not least, you will round up your tour in Psirri, the colorful and alternative Athenian neighborhood that is home to neoclassical houses, local cafes, bars, small restaurants, and local bars that give life to the Athenian nightlife!

    Bid your evening adventure goodbye in the company of among friendly locals for a traditional Greek 'meze' dinner, accompanied traditional Greek liquors or wine. The delicious food and cheerful vibe will leave a smile on your face!

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Syntagma Square, Pl. Sintagmatos, Athina 105 63, Greece
    Departure Time
    6:00 PM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Psyri, Athens, Greece
    Inclusions
    • Evening walking tour
    • Local archaeologist expert guide
    • A hearty plate with mezedes (savory Greek appetizers) & home wine
    • Goodbye gift as a memento of your experience
    Exclusions
    • Private transportation
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    My tour guide, Elen,i did an awesome job showing me the beautiful historical sights and different parts of the city during our night walking tour. She was very knowledgeable of the history and great places to visit in the area. I’d recommend taking this tour the first day of
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    Response from Wander61949003927, Guest Relations Manager at Athens Highlights Evening Tour with Meze Dinner
    Responded 4 days ago
    Dear Lauren, We are so glad you had such a nice time on your tour with Eleni! She is a real enthusiast when it comes to sharing her passion and knowledge on tips, culture and local life of Athens! Our evening highlights tour is indeed a great welcome and recommendation on things to do and see in the beautiful city of Athens! We will be glad to accommodate you again once you are back! Best Regards :)
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    Arrival evening I started my trip with a walking tour of Athens and a sampling of a variety of Greek specialties Very informative walk provided a wonderful introduction the area The food was amazing, lots of it and such a smart, pleasant and enjoyable guide. It was like an
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    Response from Connector54986709534, Manager at Athens Highlights Evening Tour with Meze Dinner
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Dear Jean, it has also been a pleasure having you as our guest - from planning this trip together to having you join our tours! Thank you so much for your generous feedback and we are particularly pleased to know that you enjoyed your time on all our different tours during your stay in Greece recently! It will be a real pleasure to have you back at some point - in the meantime, we wish you all the very best!
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    A lot of thanks to Eva a very professional guide! She was very polite with everybody Dinner was excellent Thanks again
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    Response from Connector54986709534, Manager at Athens Highlights Evening Tour with Meze Dinner
    Responded 10 Oct 2019
    Dear Max,you are most welcome! Eva is an outstanding guide indeed and we are hoping to see you again some time :)
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    It was an amazing 3 hours with our tour guide, Penelope discovering not just the main neighborhood of the Acropolis but we could see the the different areas and monuments from a local perspective with lot of additional stories. Also, the Meze Dinner was really delicious, we
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    Response from Navigator35719655152, Travel Specialist at Athens Highlights Evening Tour with Meze Dinner
    Responded 25 Sep 2019
    Dear Szilvia, We are really glad you had a wonderful time with Penelope and explored Athens like a local! It is our mission to make our guests feel like Greeks! We thank you for sharing your experience with the rest of the community! Best wishes :)
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    A tour guide named Ms.Penelope led us to walk around and to see many beautiful spots while telling us related knowledge including history. After walking tour, we enjoyed greek delicious food as well. It was great.
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    Response from Navigator35719655152, Operations Manager at Athens Highlights Evening Tour with Meze Dinner
    Responded 16 Aug 2019
    Hey there! We are very grateful to receive your feedback and hope that you will reach out again if you visit in the future! Penelope and our whole team thank you for your kind words! :)
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