From Cruise Ship Port: Greek Food Tour + Free Time in Athens
- Visit the Athens Central Market
- Stroll through off-the-beaten-path areas in the city
- Discover where Athenians shop and eat in a lively neighborhood
- Learn about the Mediterranean diet
- Sample Greek savories and sweets
- Enjoy round-trip transfer from and to your cruise ship
The Athens Walking Tours guide will lead you through the bustling Athens Central Market, a historic food market unlike any other in Europe. Here, colorful and fragrant food stalls set the stage among animated food sellers, fishmongers and butchers yearinng for sales as locals bargain them down.
You’ll also be led down the city’s quaint spice street, browse through specialty shops selling local wine, olive oil, cheese or olives, and sample what’s behind the glass counters at family-run delicatessens. The aromas of fresh, out-of-the-oven savory pies, the tempting displays of Greek pastries and sips of Greece’s strong and tasteful spirits round off the food tour.
- Round-trip transfer from the cruise port of Piraeus
- Food and beverages sampling
- Food tour with local experienced food expert
- Free time in Plaka
- Athens Guide magazine
- Athens Map
- Lunch or dinner
- Gratuities (optional, usually 10%)
- Wheelchair users
Prepare for the activity
From your cruise terminal. An Athens Walking Tour representative will be waiting for you at a designated area outside of the customs building. Look for someone holding an orange colored Athens Walking Tours sign. Your transfer will depart from the port at 8:45 AM. Food Tour Meeting Point Your driver will drop you off at the Korai pedestrian street. The meeting point is outside Panepistimio metro station at the "Korai" pedestrian walkway which is in front of the Zara department store. You’ll find Zara (32 Stadiou Street) close to the Panepistimio metro station, next to Starbucks. The food tour starts at 9:30 AM.Open in Google Maps ⟶
- Passport or ID card
- Student card
- Baby strollers
- Luggage or large bags
-Sunscreen, hat and walking shoes are suggested.
-There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, an alternative or a full refund will be offered.