The Vegetarian food tasting tour

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Greece
Image by Viator

Information from Viator

Tour description

Everyone may think that Greeks only feast upon meat and fish, but actually, the Greek cuisine isextremely vegetarian-friendly. With the sun almost always shining, Greece boasts delicious fruitsand vegetables and all-round high-quality fresh produce. On this specifically designed tour, wepresent you with the abundance of vegetarian options of the Greek cuisine, as well as guide youaround the city centre of Athens allowing you to explore all of the notable sights. ExperienceAthens whilst maintaining your passion for vegetarianism!

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productEnjoy a breakfast of a freshly baked ‘koulouri’ in the most iconic bakery in the whole of Athens,followed by a crisp ‘bougatza’ filled with custard cream whilst surrounded by the vibrant buzz of thecity center.Duration: 35 minutesLocation: Psirri, Athens, AtticaEnjoy a cup of delicious Greek coffee accompanied by ‘loukoumi’, in a cafe that holds some ofGreece’s oldest culinary too.‘Spanokopita’ in the side streetsAfter passing some truely beautiful, historical buildings, have a taste of the popular ‘spanokopita’baked to perfection in a hidden little bakery.Duration: 35 minutesLocation: Plaka, Athens, AtticaProbably one of the first things that come to mind when you think of Greece, olives! Have theopportunity to taste a variety of olive oils and learn how they are produced and kept fresh.Tapenade and other Greek goodies also await you at this stop!Everything ‘Mastiha’In a shop most people would probably walk right pass hides an abundance of health beneficialproducts made from mastic resin. Have a taste of the mastic water and mastic jams and learn howthese products are made.Duration: 45 minutesLocation: Plateia Syntagmatos, Athens, AtticaA taste of CretaAfter strolling around Syntagma Square, you will have opportunity to taste a variety of deliciousCretian cheeses and rusks, all washed down with a glass of raki.Duration: 15 minutesLocation: Central Market, Athens, AtticaYour trusted tour guide will lead you to the famous Varvakios Market, known for its abundance infresh quality produce. There you will find authentic products such as nuts, herbs and spices,cheeses and much more! Stopping in the heart of the market in a cosy little Greek cantina you willtry original home cooked meals such as ‘gemista’.Duration: 45 minutesLocation: Central Market Athens, Monastiraki, Phocis Region, Central GreeceFinishing the tour in the most typical Greek way possible, sharing ‘meze’ with friends, family andlocal Athenians in a tucked away, local meze restaurant.Duration: 30 minutesLocation: Central Market Athens, Monastiraki, Phocis Region, Central Greece

What's included

  • Entry/Admission - Psirri
  • Entry/Admission - Plaka
  • Entry/Admission - Plateia Syntagmatos
  • Entry/Admission - Central Market
  • Entry/Admission - Central Market Athens
  • Entry/Admission - Central Market Athens

What's not included

  • Alcoholic Beverages - All extra beverages and alcoholic drinks are additionally charged (Unless stated in the tour description)