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National Archaeological Museum and Athens Food Tour

Duration:
8 hours
Tour Category:
Athens City Tours
Departure Time:
09:00
Languages:
english

National Archaeological Museum and Athens Food Tour

Athens Private City Tours
  • Stroll through the National Archaeological Museum, the largest archaeological exhibition in Greece
  • Learn about Greek civilization from the Stone Age through to the Hellenistic period
  • This private tour ensures you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide
  • Traditional lunch
  • Loukoumades dessert
  • Mezedes at a local tavern
  • Several Food tasting

 

One of the must see of Athens the National Archaeological Museum combined with a food tour! Above all, Greece is famous for the marvelous ancient sights, the sea and the gastronomy! Have a combination of one of the world’s best museums and a perfect slow pace food tour! In addition, while walking you will learn about the history of the city while tasting several local specialties!

The Food Tour

Make notice that the tasting is pretty big! For expample, you will have pies, a food tasting in a small deli with halva, honey, cheese and many more! The tour has eating in two different taverns. Therefore, make sure you are very hungry! You will start the tour with local pies. After that, you will have a food tasting at a traditional local deli. Subsequently, just before the museum, you will taste traditional seafood meze at a local tavern. Right after the tour at the National Archaeological Museum you will have lunch at the second tavern. Be ready for Cretan delicacies. The conclusion of the National Archaeological Museum and food tour must be a dessert. The best dessert you can have is loukoumades!

National Archaeological Museum

The National Archaeological Museum is one og the greatest museum in the world. As a result it is a must see spots in Athens along with Acropolis, Sounio and Marathon. Most importantly it houses some of the most important artifacts in Greece. Moreover, the artifacts are from a variety of archaeological locations around Greece from prehistory to late antiquity. For example you will see the musk of Agamemnon. Above all, the famous statue epicted either Zeus holding the thunderbolt or Poseidon carrying his trident.

Museum Highlights

  • Antikythera mechanism
  • Bronze Statuette of Athletic Spartan Girl
  • Nestor’s Cup
  • Mask of Agamemnon
  • Dipylon inscription
  • Poseidon of Cape Artemision
  • Antikythera Ephebe
  • Diadumenos
  • Marathon Boy
  • Lemnos stela
  • Collection of Kouros and Kore (sculpture)
  • Kroisos Kouros
  • Sounion Kouros
  • Aphrodite of Cnidus
  • Pitsa panels
  • Daidala
  • Ninnion Tablet
  • Theseus Ring
  • Wall frescoes from Tiryns and Santorini
  • Capitoline Venus
  • Poseidon of Milos
  • Rhyton in the shape of a bull head
  • Jockey of Artemision
  • Mycenean Warrior Vase

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation at least 72 hours prior to scheduled Programme 100% refund.

Between 72 and 48 hours prior to booking date: 50% refund, except processing fees (paypal/credit card).

Cancellation 48 hours prior to booking/no show: No refund

DeparturePlateia Syntagmatos
Return Time17:00
Included
  • .Lunch Traditional food from Crete!
  • .Coffee at a small local traditional coffee shop
  • .Private services of a state-licensed guide
  • .Mezes (like tapas) Fresh local specialties
  • .A food tasting of local products like sfela cheese
  • .Snacks Original homemade Greek traditional pie! Choose which one you like!
  • .For desert Loukoumades (Greek donuts with honey)
Excluded
  • .Alcoholic Beverages
  • .Bottled water
  • .Gratuities
  • .Personal expenses
  • .Entrance fees to the archaeological sites
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