LIMITED TIME ONLY Greek Christmas Food Tour in Athens

christmas food tour athens pastry
athens food tour themed cafe
traditional greek food tour
food tour athens christmas delis
christmas in athens greece syntagma square
Dive-into-the-christmas-spirit.jpg
christmas food tour athens pastry
athens food tour themed cafe
traditional greek food tour
food tour athens christmas delis
christmas in athens greece syntagma square
Dive-into-the-christmas-spirit.jpg

LIMITED TIME ONLY Greek Christmas Food Tour in Athens

from 65.00

A culinary exploration of Christmas Athens through picturesque streets and lively markets. An award-winning experience through history of Greek gastronomy while tasting delicacies and lovingly made dishes from Athens’ best artisans. Make sure to join hungry!

Visiting Places: Hand picked speciality bakeries, delis and festively themed cafés.
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

Group Size:
Quantity:
Book Now

Why we like it

This alternative food tour introduces you to a different angle of the Greek cuisine through the eyes of your passionate guides. An authentic experience, ideal for foodies and definitely one of the most quirky things to do in Athens this Christmas season.

Activity Description

Join this extraordinary experience, off the beaten path in Athens this season; a foodie journey through an enchanting Athenian Christmas fairy tale brimming with culinary discoveries and decadence. From charcuterie to cheeses, street food to decadent desserts this is a tour that will indulge all of your senses. You will taste some of the delicious Christmas treats of Athens and learn about some of Greece's most beloved festive traditions. 

Your expert guide will take you to the core of Christmas celebration in Greece and will show you the highlights of Greek cuisine for the season; you will taste the most delicious of the city’s melomakarona and kourabiedes (traditional Greek recipes for Christmas honey and butter cookies), walnut pastries and many more desserts of the season. Your foodie exploration continues to artisanal bakeries, delis and eateries for delicious tastings, from cheese to charcuterie, to hot vegetable pies and an variety of traditional mezze. As the day continues your local insider will take you through hidden streets to festively themed cafes, as you step into a fairytale world of Christmas treats and cheer! 

Special Features

  • Expert, local, foodie guide
  • Tour of Athens Central Market to see Christmas specialities and fresh produce
  • Visit an off-the-beaten path family run taverna, artisanal delis & food shops
  • 15 different tastings including pies, home-style dishes, street food, sweets, charcuterie, cheeses, olives and Christmas delights! 
  • Local wine & spirits tasting such as ouzo, rakomelo & tsipouro
  • Exploration of local neighbourhoods & information on local history and culture

Activity Snapshot

Dates | Start time : Private tours daily, upon request, during the Christmas holiday season (excl 24/12).

Duration: 3 hours

Spoken Language: English (may be available also in Spanish, German, Italian & French upon request.)

Meeting Point: Syntagma Square or hotel pick-up (upon arrangement)

Group size: Max. 7 persons. For larger groups contact us here

Pace: Easy

Included: Trained expert foodie guide, food and drink tastings. 

Excluded: Anything else not mentioned as included and you may want to buy, gratuities (optional)

Note: Bookings must be arranged and confirmed 72 hours before the tour for higher chances of availability.

Discounts for Young Travellers: Children 0-6: free | Children 7-11 years: €25/child. Request your discount code here

Vendor: Greeking.me

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation more than 5 days prior to scheduled Activity: Full refund (minus 20% for administrative and credit card fees). Cancellation 2-4 days prior to scheduled Activity: 50% refund. Cancellation 24 hours prior to scheduled Activity/No show: no 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. 

Find out more about Greek Food from our blog!


Greek food is not just Greek salad! Taste Athens off the beaten path