Guided Walking Tour in Old Athens, Monastiraki + Plaka

4.8 / 5

6 reviews

Guided Walking Tour in Old Athens, Monastiraki + Plaka

From $35.92 per person

Take a wonderful walk through the unknown alleys and secret corners of Plaka. Lose yourself in the oldest part of the city and learn about the local corners of Athens.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 75 minutes
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the picturesque part of the old town of Athens, the Anafiotika
  • See beautiful old houses and chapels “carved” on the slopes of the Acropolis
  • See Plaka’s major monuments (the Roman Agora, the Tower of the Winds
Full description
Enter a fascinating part of the city and discover with your knowledgeable local guide, its tranquil, picturesque and mystic hidden corners. For a while, forget the city sounds and feel like you're walking through the alleys of a Cycladic island, with a history of over 3,000 years.  Myth and history are intertwined with snapshots from the modern culture of Athens.  The tour begins at the lively, touristy area of Monastiraki Square, where you will discover the Flea Market and lots of souvenir shops at approximately 10:00 AM.  After that, Anafiotika, Plaka’s hidden gem and all its must-see treasures will be revealed to you with the help of your guide, while you experience an unforgettable journey of discovery.  Connect the dots between “yesterday” and “today” by letting your guide unveil unknown parts of history and significant details on historical buildings, beautiful old chapels and numerous monuments.  Find hidden gems of unspoiled beauty and magnificent views, and learn secrets unknown even to many Athenians. This is an ideal tour for photography lovers.  
Includes
  • Local tour leader
  • Athens Guide magazine
  • Athens map
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off service
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (optional, usually 10%)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Date

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Meeting point

Your guide, holding an orange sign with the local supplier's name on, will be waiting for you in front of the little chapel located in the center of Monastiraki Square right across the exit of Monastiraki Metro Station.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Student card

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • -Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • -Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes
  • -The tours take place in all weather conditions, rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.0/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Service
    5.0/5
  • Organization
    5/5
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good visit with Georges!

May 28, 2019

Knowledgable humourous and engaging

April 23, 2019

The guide was really knowledgeable and friendly

September 22, 2018

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