family food tour

Flavourful, fantastic fun for children of all ages

athens family food tour

monday-saturday: 0900-1200

€25/€15 under 16's
Children under 7 years free

Travel is fun, exciting experience and one that is very rewarding for young people. To enjoy new places, people, food and cultures is a gift that stays with children throughout their entire lives.

At The Greek Kitchen we love kids, it's a Greek thing; children bring energy and life to everything and we want to make sure that there are fun, engaging and interesting activities available for them so that they can be involved with their trip and get to know the destination.

The Family Food Tour at The Greek Kitchen has been created to bring the best of Greece right into the hands of your children while still being fun for you.

Our wonderful Greek Kitchen Hosts will take care of you all for your time with us and make sure that it's an experience you will remember forever!

itinerary

  • A guided tour of Athens' Central Market District and the Psirri neighbourhood with a fantastic local host.

  • The chance to meet local traders and shop keepers while tasting your way through a range of excellent local produce.

  • Hear the stories of the Ancient Greeks and the gods that they worshipped. 

  • Taste some of the delicious foods that were eaten back then and still now; including olives, raisins, seasonal fruit, vegtables and nuts.

  • Visit the halls of Varvakious Market to see the fresh produce that comes to Athens from all across Greece, from octopus and fish to oranges and grapes

  • Test your knowledge with quizzes and games that have been created to get your kids involved with Greek food and history.

  • Explore the smells and colours of the spice market.

  • Taste cheese and yoghurt at a family run dairy shop and learn about the animals that these products comes from.

  • Enjoy a walk in Psirri, a fun neighbourhood filled with colourful street art, family friendly cafes with terraces and stop a bakery to try kolouri, a baked bread ring covered in sesame.

  • End the morning at the Athens Flea Market with a refreshing locally made Greek yoghurt ice cream.

details

  • Tours are Monday - Saturday:
    from 1000 - 1200

  • Meeting point: The Greek Kitchen, Athinas Street 36

  • Walking time: approx. 1.5 hours

  • All tastings are included in the price. Please let the host know if you want to purchase extra.

  • The Athens Food Tour is led by a highly experienced local with excellent knowledge of the area, Greek cuisine and local history.

  • We are very happy to welcome people with most dietary requirements, please let us know in advance so that we can prepare alternatives.

  • Infants are welcome however we don't suggest the use of a stroller, please bring a baby carrier like a papousse.

  • Wear hats and sunglasses, use sunscreen and bring water. Even though we keep you out of the sun as much as possible it can still be very hot.

  • Maximum group size is 8 participants in a public group. Please contact for information on larger group sizes

  • Please arrive 5mins before the start time of your tour as we always leave on time.

  • All major credit cards and PayPal accepted

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