Private Half-Day Tour of the Hidden Views and Gems of Athens

Cultural & Theme Tours in Athens
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Tour description

Explore the hip, artsy neighborhoods of Athens with a 4 hour private tour of the city. Your local host Eleni will guide your small group to the best hidden gems and views of Athens so you will feel like a real local by the end of the tour. With multiple start times both during the day and at night, this tour is truly made for one who wants to experience the side of Athens that you wouldn't normally see.Please note that transportation to and from the tour is not included.

Wander around one of the most alternative neighborhoods of Athens with a private 4 hour tour with your local host Eleni. You will get to visit secret corners, traditional coffee shops, go to the open museum of the Athenian street art and enjoy a spectacular view of authentic places in Athens.You'll meet in front of the Evangelismos Metro Station to begin your tour. You will start by going up the Lycabettus Hill, the highest in the city, and glance at the beautiful views there. Afterwards Eleni will walk you through the Kolonaki neighborhood and reach the historical area of Exarheia, which is full of young professional, cool cafes, bars and restaurants. Leaving Exarheia, you'll get to the National Technical Universtity of Athens, a symbol of the revolt against dictatorship.In the middle of your tour you'll arrive at the central Market of Athens and have some time to browse in the shops. You'll check out the two working class restaurants in the meat market and a secret underground restaurant at the bottom of the vegetable market. Your tour will end with the Flea Market and the Thiseion to Kerameikos ancient cemetery, where Eleni will share with you other great stories about the city.This tour can also be scheduled as a night life tour, so you will have the chance to immerse your self to urban night life of Athens and enjoy the most spectacular sunset from Lycabettus Hill. If there's anything else you'd like to include in the tour, just let Eleni know and she'll create a personalized experience just for you. About Eleni: A native Athenian and a lover of her city, its history and contemporary life. She would love to share stories of her city and traveling experience with you, and of course hear all about your travels.

What's included

  • Local guide
  • Private tour

What's not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks


  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Led by a local guide