Explore the Athens of Byzantine times on a 3-hour walking tour through the most important cultural sites of Byzantine Athens. This introduction to the city will take you to churches, help you discover neighborhoods, and teach you history.
What to Expect
Get to know Athens in a unique way with a Byzantine-themed walking tour of the city. Visit beautiful restored small churches of the 11th century and learn how these churches have withstood the ravages of time and the interventions of men.
During your walk, you will also rediscover the neighborhoods of this period and look for traces of the Byzantine culture that are alive even today. Enjoy food samples as you walk through the streets, learning how the Byzantine Empire came to rule a big part of Eastern Europe during the Middle Ages.
In the last part of the tour, stroll along the central streets of modern Athens, finishing the tour in the greater area of Plaka.
- Licensed local tour guide
- Food samples
What's Not Included
- Donations to churches visited
Outside Theseion Train Station. The supplier will be waiting for you holding a sign with "Athens Walking Guide" on it.
Know Before You Go
It is recommended that you dress smart by avoiding shorts, super mini skirts, and open-back shirts, as you will be visiting Orthodox Christian churches.