At the heart of the lovely country of Greece lies the Athens – the charming capital that preserves the historical structure and rich culture. The pictures alone will convince you to try out this place as it is laden with gorgeous ruins. The place is the most populous, so even if the Athens still preserve the beauty of the past, it still moved with the present by offering present-day amenities while still retaining the charm it is known for. When you are in this gorgeous place, be prepared to experience the richness of the Greek culture through the cuisines and itineraries to make the most out of the time here. Read on to find out the most exciting Viator tours in Athens to dig deeper into their culture.
1. Private gourmet food tour for the adventurous foodie (from USD 77.0)
Are you an adventurous foodie? Get a taste of the Athenian cuisine through this one-of-a-kind four-hour food craze! Try out the food delights (Greek donuts, sesame bread rings, etc.) of the place that you will most likely not find anywhere else. Have a walking tour exploring the cafés in the area, bakeries, markets, and specialty stores. If you have never tasted authentic Athenian cuisine, then you might find a favorite local food with the huge selection!
Athens Food Tour: Private Guided Walking Experience
Duration: 4 hours
2. Explore the natural beauty of the Athens (from USD 398.0)
Surely, this itinerary will be unforgettable. The amazing views of the natural beauty of Athens will surely take your breath away as they are not commonly seen. Visit the famous Corinth, Odontotos Railway, and the glorious Cave of Lakes through this private tour. Take your time and appreciate such charm! This trip will be revitalizing and exciting. How great would it be to go to places that look like from a different world?
Corinth, Cave of Lakes, and Odontotos Railway Private Tour
Duration: 10 hours
3. Learn how to cook the Greek way (from USD 72.0)
Would you dare to imagine taking part in the Athens’ culinary industry by learning local dishes? Well, that is possible with the help of this four-hour cooking class plus market visit! Be bold and try the traditional way of cooking in this beautiful city. Don’t worry, there are professionals (plus a small group of people) who can help along the way! You will even enjoy a soft drink or a glass of wine as a complimentary. Cook with the fresh ingredients from the market and serve yourself some delicious Greek food. Yum!
Athens Half-Day Small-Group Traditional Greek Cooking Class
Duration: 4 hours
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4. Learn more about Greek mythology (from USD 75.0)
Everyone is mostly aware of one of the ways Greece is known for—mythology. Probably at least once in your life, you have heard about the Greek gods and goddesses. Well, it’s time to immerse on that by going for this four-hour mythological tour featuring Athens’ popular landmarks like the Olympian Zeus Temple and the Acropolis. The tour is not just about visiting, but it is also equipped with a run-through of the stories behind these mythological creatures and their legends. How interesting!
Athens Highlights: a Mythological Tour
Duration: 4 hours
5. Behold the majestic views of the Peloponnese countryside (from USD 137.0)
Now, instead of the usual tours by foot, try by train! This time, you can take a look at the gorgeous Peloponnese countryside for the whole day. Another UNESCO-listed site you will visit here is the Meteora monasteries. Feast your eyes with such beauty that surrounds in these majestic places. Breathe the fresh air and enjoy the natural landscapes and historic architecture!
Meteora Day Trip by Train from Athens
Duration: 14 hours
6. Be at the beautiful Temple of Poseidon (from USD 61.0)
Athens will surely not run out of breath-taking views! Although the pictures of the temple ruins are already gorgeous enough, it is definitely a different experience from actually being in it. Now, you can do that through the half-day tour via minivan to the Temple of Poseidon, where you can also enjoy the ocean breeze and the picturesque view! It is a good idea to stay here until sunset as the sight will be oh-so majestic.
Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Athens
Duration: 4 to 5 hours
7. Island-hopping with a cruise (from USD 157.0)
Let’s go island-hopping this time! Go to three Greek islands – Poros, Hydra, and Egina – via cruise. You will surely love this one! The fresh ocean breeze will greet you and as you arrive at the islands, take a leisure stroll and appreciate the gifts of Mother Nature. Thankfully, Athens gave enough importance to their natural landscapes so that people can enjoy the wonders forever. Explore the island and feel rejuvenated.
Greece Hydra, Poros, and Egina Cruise from Athens, VIP Option
Duration: 11 hours
8. More archaeological wonders to discover in Delphi (from USD 100.0)
Thought that Greece already ran out of archaeological wonders to offer? Think again! In almost anywhere, you are near monuments or more UNESCO-listed sites so you will never feel bored in such a lovely place! The full-day tour in Delphi will educate you as to why it is tagged as the “Center of the World” in ancient Greece. Here, you will also visit the Temple of Apollo, Delphi Archeological Museum, Sphinx of Naxos, and much more. Get to know the history and the culture attributed to these historic sites and imagine what it is like to live in those eras.
Delphi English Day Trip from Athens
Duration: 10 hours
9. Explore more of Athens with this half-day tour (from USD 73.0)
Spend half of your day by visiting the many modern Athens famous sites and exhibits! Visit the well-known Roman Temple of Zeus, step on the glorious Acropolis, and get a glimpse of the Pantheon Temple. There is so much to explore and you can time learning more about Athens, its past, and how the culture shaped the lives of people here. It will be a wonderful journey packed with knowledge for you to bring.
Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Duration: 3 hours
10. Visit the historical landmarks of Athens (from USD 387.0)
The Acropolis - a UNESCO-listed site - is nothing like you have ever seen before. Truly, it is a famous archaeological site and the stories behind the structure are truly fascinating. To start it off, this is where the first Olympic Games are held. The full-day tour will give you enough time to immerse on this wonderful structure as well as the past happenings. Your visit to Athens will not be complete without visiting some of these landmarks.
Athens Half-Day Guided Private Tour with Acropolis, Parthenon
Duration: 4 hours
Isn’t it fantastic?
The city of Athens will surely give you a one-of-a-kind experience and it will be a trip to treasure. If you are the type who lived life in the city, then this will definitely a unique and refreshing experience. The key here is to take as much time as you want to get the full experience in Athens. Enjoy everything—the glorious sights, delectable cuisines, and archeological wonders. Have a fantastic Viator experience in the charming city of Athens!
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