Explore Athens in an unconventional way on this fascinating street art walking tour, led by a local artist. In recent years, Athens has become the site of some of Europe’s best street art, with more than 2,000 viewable works around the city. You’ll see a variety of neighborhoods and learn about each of them through the artwork, with your artist guide as your docent. This is a small-group tour limited to 12 people, so you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions as you go.
Your 3-hour small-group tour kicks off in the morning when you meet your guide in central Athens. The guide is a street artist who will give you the inside scoop on Athens’ famous street art scene. Walk through Athens’ hip neighborhoods while your guide explains the stories behind the colorful murals. Athens’ contemporary street art began in the 1990s and has been on the rise ever since. Saunter through a range of diverse neighborhoods and get to know the culture through the art. By the end of your tour you’ll have a new appreciation for Athens and for street art. If you want to continue explore Athens’ thousands of public art works, your guide will gladly provide more recommendations.