Modern Muses: A Tour of Athens' Contemporary Art Scene

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Modern Muses: A Tour of Athens' Contemporary Art Scene

from 45.00

Athens' contemporary art and style in a nutshell!

Visiting Places: Zoumboulakis Galleries OR Kalfayan Gallery OR Pulse Art Gallery, Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika Gallery OR the B&M Theocharakis Foundation and local artist’s workshop
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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Why we like it

Athens' art scene can be overwhelming, with galleries and museums scattered around the city. This is an inspired guided tour of the city's art scene which gives chance to intriguing discussions with local artists; ideal for art lovers.

Activity Description

Enjoy this half-day tour of some of the finest art galleries in Athens featuring contemporary art and discover Kolonaki, one of the trendiest and most upmarket districts of the Greek capital.

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Special Features

  • Step into the former residence of one of Greece’s most famous 20th century artists, transformed today into a stunning museum
  • Visit a well-known contemporary Athenian artist in his or her workshop and discover first-hand the inspiration, passion and talent that is driving the city’s thriving art scene
  • Explore some of the capital’s best art galleries and check out the city’s most talk-about exhibitions
  • Enjoy an artisanal coffee at a café in trendy Kolonaki

Activity Snapshot

Start Time: 10.45am Tue-Fri (Sep-Jul, not available in August)

Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

Meeting Point: Central Athens location (to be advised)

Group Size:  Private groups of solo travellers or groups of max. 14 persons. Larger groups upon request. 

Pace: Easy, walking.

Spoken Language: English, Greek, French and Spanish. More languages are available upon request

Included: Field expert/guest host, all entrance fees. Private transfer to and from the meeting point may be available upon request

Excluded: Food & drinks, transport to/from meeting points unless otherwise mentioned, gratuities (optional)

Note: This is a private tour only, closed to the public and is offered on demand. 

Discounts for Young Travellers: Children 2-12 yrs: 50% discount | Children 13-18 yrs: 20%  | Children up to 2 years: Free. Claim your discount code here

Vendor: DGC

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations up to 14 days in advance: 50% refundable; cancellations less than 14 days before the tour start date and no-shows: no refunds

Additional Info

  • Confirmation to be received as soon as possible (within 24 hours from booking)  
  • You can present either a print out or an electronic booking confirmation for this activity
  • Complete information on Vendor, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be sent with your Booking Confirmation. The TravelPorter hand-picks the most remarkable, experienced and reliable vetted professionals for a pleasant experience from booking to completion. 

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