Corporate Travel & Events

Hunting Street Food in Athens: Mission Delectable!

Track down some tasty treasures and help your team win the street snack race.

Duration

2.5 to 3 hours

When

Mon-Sun, upon request

Languages

english, french

Athens is full of wonderful food that you don't have to sit down to enjoy. From meaty morsels like souvlaki to savory pies filled with different cheeses to scrumptious sweet indulgences, there's everything you could want to try right at hand. All it takes is a little map-reading, some quick noshing and an adventurous spirit to discover the best of the capital's street-food scene, and cross the finish line first and fully sated.

This is a Corporate Tour

Please contact us for a quote depending
on your group size

Highlights

  • Exploring the city with a different focus
  • The full story on the street snacks of Greece: their history, how they're made and who makes the best ones in town
  • The food - delicious, traditional, authentic

What you can expect

To start things off, you'll be assigned to a team and an area of the city center. Once you arrive in your area, you'll be broken down into smaller squads and given your own mission briefing, which will include background information on certain items that help make up the Greek street food menu, along with a map of where to find the very best examples of these items. You will then have to locate the item, purchase it, photograph it and eat it, all within a pre-established time limit, before you can start hunting the next item in your assignment. The team with the fastest feet and mouths will win.

This street food hunt is a different way to explore the city, seeking out special spots that locals know as the best sources for the traditional food treats they love. You'll learn about the origins of items, such as the humble tiropita, or cheese pie, that comes in dozens of variations, each with a story behind it, or the koulouri, the sesame-seed bread ring sold from carts throughout the city. Along the way, you'll discover your own favorites, and gain some genuine street credentials of your own as an expert Athenian grazer. Most of all, you'll have fun getting acquainted with the city and its amazing food culture in a novel way. So bring a good appetite, comfortable walking shoes and a sense of curiosity, and we'll supply the rest!

Practical info

Duration
2.5 to 3 hours
Walking pace
Easy
Languages
english, french
When
Mon-Sun, upon request
Group size
Upon request

Notes

  • Please contact us for more details and a customized offer according to your group’s requirements
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You'll love:

A fun food-filled exploration of the best cuisine-to-go spots in downtown Athens

Hunting Street Food in Athens: Mission Delectable!

Awards & Accolades

Testimonials

"We had Alexandra as our tour guide and she was fantastic! She made the myths and legends so interesting and was very informative. She kept it entertaining, historical and relevant to all the places we visited"

Emily F

"Vassia was lovely and a great source of information around all things in Athens, both historical and current. We learnt more from this tour than any guide book could tell you. I appreciated the telling of Athens story from a local. Highly recommended.’’"

seeingred17 – Southambton

"We went to beautiful places, historic places, trendy places. It was a great experience. It was much more then just bar hopping. It was having drinks with your Greek friend."

Edward Q