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Athens 105 54, Greece
Psirri / Gazi
+30 695 151 8589
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Reviewed today

We went to Athens for a team trip with our agency. Therefore I booked a tour with Alternative Athens to explore the cultural part of the city as well as the culinary scene. Everything was really perfect. Before the trip the communication with Alternative Athens...More

Thank juliafr85
Reviewed yesterday

The tour with Alternative Athens was a bit expensive, but it was worth it. We got to see all the main mythological sites and everything was brilliantly put into context that spanned thousands of yeas between the ancient Greece and the modern application and relevance...More

Thank andersholbech
Reviewed yesterday

Andreas gave us a really interesting and informative walking tour of Athens, stopping off in 9 different bars, shops and cafes along the way. This is a great way to see the city, learn something about the history of Athens and Greece, and enjoy some...More

Thank Lynne37
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our guide's name was Andres, and he was very informative and friendly. He took us to a bakery, cafes, sausage shop, olive oil tasting, and we had a wonderful time learning about the history of various desserts as well as types of olive oils. Whenever...More

Thank Curious729815
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I had an incredible Food tour led by Vassia while in Athens. The tour was a great way to not only experience the local foods and hidden gems, we learned a lot of the Athens/Greek culture. Our tour guide was Vassia and...More

Thank CathyOConnell
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tour was a Rick Steve recommendation and we were not disappointed. We were guided by Vassia on a wonderful morning in Athens. The tour was both educative and very very entertaining. Vassia’s knowledge of Greek cuisine is matched only by her enthusiasm for her city....More

Thank Tonyh83
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our guide, Elias was enthusiastic, genuine, informative and fun during the Athens neighborhood tour. As I hadn't been to Greece in 13 years, I wanted to find a tour that would show me Athens through the eyes of an Athenian. This is exactly what we...More

Thank Tinageorge2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Book this!!! An amazing experience and education tying in the history and the mythology of the sites! Plenty of time to explore -guided by an experienced archaeologist. Cannot say enough about the day. Wonderful. You will have a short stop at a cafe midway thru...More

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 6 days ago

My friend and I took the 3-day Private Tour: Delphi, Meteora & Greek Mountain Life and our guide was Demetra. This tour far exceeded my expectations. Demetra was wonderful and had an amazing knowledge of history, archeology and culture; she did a great job of...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic tour of the real food scene of Greece, excellent guide who was very knowledgeable of the Athens food culture. Went behind the scenes to see where local food specialities are made as well as being able to enjoy them in ‘native’ surroundings. Tour began...More

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Psirri / Gazi
Side-by-side neighbourhoods Psirri and Gazi provide
some of the city’s prime nightlife. The almost
claustrophobic streets of Psirri feature an
interesting blend of original small businesses with
the restaurants, cafés and bars that have recently
sprouted up. The central artery of Agion Anargiron
Street has lively places to eat or drink. Further
west, you can visit the peaceful ancient cemetery of
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29 March 2017|
Response from Tina S | Property representative |
Goodmorning from Athens! If you are referring to Jojo's review, it was the Delicious Athens Food Tour. Please let us know for anything else you may need! Best regards Tina
18 February 2017|
Response from Tina S | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for your message. Yes we would be happy to arrange a pick up service at the port. Please contact us via email for more details Best regards Tina
29 May 2016|
Response from Tina S | Property representative |
Hello Nancy I am afraid that there isn't enough time for you to do this tour. It starts at 9.30 and if you need to be dropped off at the airport at 11am you need to leave Athens at 10am. Can i be of help with anything... More