Modern Muses: A Tour of Athens' Contemporary Art Scene

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Modern Muses: A Tour of Athens' Contemporary Art Scene

from 33.00

Contemporary Art in True Athenian Style.

Visiting Places: Zoumboulakis Galleries OR Kalfayan Gallery OR Pulse Art Gallery, Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika Gallery,  local artist’s workshop
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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Activity Description

The capital’s art and style in a nutshell! 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

Why we like it

Because it's an inspired snapshot of the city's art scene and gives chance to intriguing discussions with local artists

Activity Snapshot

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

Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

Meeting Point: Kolonaki Square/Filikis Eterias Square, next to the British Council (meeting) / Monastiraki Square (ending)

Group size:  Private groups of min. 2 - max. 14 persons 

Pace: Easy, Walking

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

Included: Licensed archeologist, all entrance fees, one coffee break, as specified. Optional private transfer to and from the meeting point available upon request

Excluded: Other 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. Special dietary preferences can be catered upon request. 

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

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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