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Εxplore local life and venture off the beaten path to discover the authentic side of Greece with our top-rated tours and experiences.
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.explore
Come with us around this very old modern city, and see how it evolved into one of Europe’s most interesting urban spaces. See Athens the way Athenians see it, beautiful and yet often messy. We won't just show you the city; we will share it with you, in the true tradition of Greek hospitality.COUNT ME IN!
I grew up in this neighborhood of Athens. It's called Nea Smyrni. The first settlers here were refugees from Asia Minor. People in our neighbourhood are proud of where they come from; they respect history because many of their grandparents or grea...
"It’s not only ancient sites that are interesting to see in Athens! Our terrific and fun guide took us through the neighborhoods that are the social and political heart of contemporary Athens. Well worth it and highly recommended!"
"This is your chance to experience the spirit of modern Athens. Our eyes opened to this wonderful vibrant city - we loved Athens. Several hours of walking and talking with our new Athenian best friend. Don’t miss this tour!"
"My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the Athens Neighborhood tour. Our guide gave us some indepth history and interesting facts about the history and evolution of the Athenian neighborhoods. An awesome and very informative walking tour."
"LOVED the comic book workshop! Our hosts were so incredibly engaging and we had so much fun. The cellar we did the workshop in was the coziest and most enchanting little library. Brick and stone walls with black bookshelves filled with comics set the scene for a truly pleasant two-hour adventure into Grecian mythology."