Guided tour

Athens: Local Markets with Artisanal Crafts Walking Tour

Activity provider: Trekking Hellas

Athens: Local Markets with Artisanal Crafts Walking Tour

Activity provider: Trekking Hellas

From US$ 82.39 per person

Take a guided walking tour through the most vibrant areas of Athens to discover artisanal crafts and local markets. Shop to your hearts content and admire the views from up on Areopagus Hill.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Indulge into the local open markets
  • Εxperience local crafts and artisans.
  • Walk through the most vibrant parts of the city
Full description
Starting from Koukaki area, at the Trekking Hellas Athens base, we will walk up Areopagus Hill to admire the view. We will then head south through Plaka district before we reach the areas of Monastiraki and Psyri. We’ve now reached the marketplace and the well-known Varvakios Market (meat market) a real memorable experience! Around the corner is the old Stock Exchange and Athens City Hall. We then enter a more diverse side of Athens, through Geraniou Street, a multicultural hidden neighborhood. The last part of our walk takes us around Omonia Square, an always buzzing part of Athens. We get to taste the street food located in this area before ending our walk at Omonia metro station! 10:00 am: Meeting 10:00 am – 11:30 am: Artisans & Markets Walking Tour 11:30 am – 12:00 am: Break for Coffee & Snack 12:00 am – 13:00 pm: Artisans & Markets Walking Tour
Includes
  • oExperienced Trekking Hellas Athens Guide
  • oCoffee & snack
  • oVAT
  • Anything else not mentioned above
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Guests should meet us at Parthenonos 12, Athens, the base of Trekking Hellas Athens.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Windbreaker
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Reusable water bottle

Know before you go

  • This is an easy walking tour. Some comfortable shoes and clothing are recommended.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

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We very much enjoyed Theo's guided tour. It was greatly appreciated to walk through the markets and the warrens of shops while learning about their history and their future in this great city. Also most interesting was to visit several multi-generational artisanal shops and to speak with their proprietors. Theo was very knowledgeable about all aspects of which he spoke, as well as on topics that we asked about on the way. We also enjoyed our coffee stop at the end where, over a cool drink, we engaged Theo in more general discussions about the city past and present. This was our most enjoyable of the several walking tours we made in Athens, and highly recommend it to others.

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August 5, 2022

Product ID: 416959