Jewish Heritage Tour Athens

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Jewish Heritage Tour Athens

60.00

Roam around Athens and discover its Jewish past and present. In this 4-hour walking tour, you will stop by a number of significant Jewish sites and learn the city's Jewish background.

Visiting Places: Neighborhoods of Kerameikos and Thiseio, Jewish Museum of Greece, Holocaust memorials, two synagogues, and traditional coffee shop.
Duration: 4 hours

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WHY WE LOVE IT

A walking tour down memory lane with stories from the city's Jewish heritage back from the ancient times, to the Nazi occupation and the present day.

Activity Description

Uncover the Jewish legacy in the city of Athens, 'home' to many since at least 250BC. Your expert tour guide will introduce you to the city's long and fascinating Jewish history as you wander around the city. The tour kicks off in the neighborhoods of Kerameikos and Thiseio, where the Greek Jewish community traditionally lived. As you explore the city, your guide points out roads and places which hold Jewish names and reveals stories. Included in the tour is a visit to the Jewish Museum of Greece, Holocaust memorials and two synagogues. The tour ends in a traditional coffee shop where you can discuss your learnings with your fellow travelers.

Special Features

  • Expert licensed guide
  • Fascinating and informative walking tour which digs into the history of Athens' Jewish community.
  • Visit to important neighborhoods, the Jewish Museum of Greece, and important sites that will connect you with Athens' Jewish heritage.
  • Complementary coffee in a traditional coffee shop. 

Activity Snapshot

Dates | Start Time : Available daily | 10:00 AM

Duration: 4 hours

Spoken Language: English, Greek 

Meeting Point: Syntagma Square (further instructions to be provided after completion of booking).

Group Size: Shared groups of max 10 participants. 

Pace: Moderate amount of walking is involved. 

Included: English speaking guide, coffee in a traditional coffee shop.

Excluded: Food and drinks, entrance fees, gratuities (optional).

Note: The tour operates under all weather conditions. Please dress appropriately, wear comfortable clothes, shoes, hat and sunscreen. Have your passport or ID with you in case you want to enter the Synagogue.

Vendor: Urban Athens Collective

Cancellation Policy

20% cancellation fee for cancellations min. 14 days before a booked experience is due to take place. For cancellations within 14 days of the experience date and no-shows you are not eligible for a refund.

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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