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Welcome to Alternative Athens!
Discover local life and venture off the beaten path with our top-rated tours and experiences!

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tailor made tours

Private itineraries, fully customized and impeccably delivered! Based on your interests and you travel needs, we’re here to make sure you enjoy every step you take and every little detail we show you.


In 2005 I was at the highest point of my career: I was one of the youngest marketing directors in the country, had a great salary, a hefty bonus, a corporate car and a very safe and steady life. In 2010, the Greek crisis hit and the country went i...

Tina, a Founder here in Alternative Athens

"Excellent and informative tour! What a great way to start our holiday in Greece!"

Anjana V

"This tour was excellent! A three hour walk through the most interesting districts of Athens looking at the latest street art. Our guide Nikos was superb - well informed, engaged, and super friendly."

Costi S

"We had a blast with Andreas! He was incredibly friendly, insightful, outgoing, and answered our tons of questions that came up about what life is like in Athens today. He truly made you feel like a friend."