Insider Athens City Tour

Insider Athens City Tour

Starts in: Athens Available: Every day (varies seasonally)
Guided Tour
4 hour tour
$54per person
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Insider Athens City Tour Highlights


Become orientated with the city of Athens as you discover hidden gems and insider favorites


Explore five diverse neighborhoods of Athens, from urban grunge to elegant boulevards lined with luxury boutiques.


Learn about the transformation of Athens from a small town with rich ancient history, into a bustling metropolis


Explore the vocal street art and creative scene of Greece's capital city

Why we chose this tour

Our Insider Athens City Tour invites you to discover a world known only to locals. Venture off the beaten path with an expert guide - who will lead you through 5 neighborhoods with varying personalities. From urban grunge to cosmopolitan luxury, Athens has it all! Immerse yourself in the city's diverse tapestry, while learning about its history of development, from ancient times to modern day. The tour is the perfect introduction to Athens - you’ll finish with an unrivaled sense of orientation and knowledge of this diverse metropolis.

Our Insider Athens City Tour is the ultimate way to kick off your adventures in Athens! You’ll explore the city and familiarize yourself with its diverse neighborhoods and cultural scene. Even if you’ve explored Athens before, our local guide will reveal insider secrets that you can’t find in guidebooks! You’ll explore five neighborhoods that exemplify the city’s diversity – from ancient to modern, modest to affluent, and traditional to innovative.

Learn about the impact of gentrification and tourism on the undercurrents of the city, as you visit iconic sites that demonstrate Athens’ transformation from a city of ancient glory to one of the world’s top travel destinations. While wandering through Athens’ Flea Market, you can witness remnants of the city’s Ottoman past mingling with modern day life.

Our Insider Athens City Tour is a fascinating way to unearth this city’s unique charm, venturing off-the-beaten-path to reveal treasures that are easy to miss, but well worth discovering.

The tour is available every day (April-October) and Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday (November-March. The tour starts and ends in Athens with guaranteed departures.


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Insider Athens City Tour Itinerary

9:30 Meet your guide at Syntagma Square
  • Meet your guide at Syntagma Square, in front of the fountain
Guided tour of Athens
  • Explore the heart and soul of Athens. Discover the different neighborhoods of Athens and learn about it's transformation from an ancient wonder into a modern metropolis
Drop off at Monastiraki Square
NB - all timings on Insider Athens City Tour are approximate
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Important Details

Fully guided tour 
Lunch & drinks
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking Shoes
Cancellation Policy
Cancellation between 72 hours to 25 hours prior to the tour: 50% cancellation fee of total tour cost. Cancellations up to 24 hours or less prior to the tour: No refund.
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