best free walking tour - athens greece

Boutique Free Walking Tour for small groups

with a unique atmosphere

free tours by foot - athens

On the tour, we will guide you through the most beautiful neighborhoods in the city of Athens. You will be impressed by the remarkable monuments left behind by the ancient Greeks and Romans. We’ll delve into modern Greece, exploring its popular culture and the seamless combination of past traditions that are still intertwined in the lives of the locals.

Guided tour of Athens in Hebrew - the famous stairs of the Plaka in a day
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Tour structure

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  • General background on Greece.
  • The geography of Athens.
  • History – from ancient Greece and more modern Greece.
  • The representative clothing of the soldiers.
  • Explanation of the alternative text of the guard.
  • The political tensions between Greece and Turkey.
  • General background on Ermou Street – we will explore its pivotal past and vibrant present.
  • The Pontic Greeks.
  • The relationship between the Greeks and the Italians.

They illustrate through these stories:

  • The culture of ancient Greece and modern Greece.
  • The Turkish influence on Greek culture.
  • Athenian sport.
  • The relationship between Greece and the USA.
  • Hadrian’s Gate, Temple of Zeus.
  • The statue of Melina Mercury – the civil war in Greece and the rule of the military junta.
  • A few words outside the Acropolis Museum (we will not enter).
  • Lyscratis – the meeting point of the Romans and Greeks for performances.
  • Lisio – the most romantic street in Plaka.
  • The famous stairs of the Plaka.
  • The Roman Agora (Market Square) and the House of Spirits.
  • The Music Museum.

Overview of the square.

the guides

Guy Tel Oren

“From a young age I loved learning about history and different cultures. I decided to turn my passion into a profession because I love the connection with people, telling stories and making people smile”

  • Tour Guide for a variety of trips around the world.
  • With tour experience for thousands of travelers.
  • Certified diploma from the Haifa University School of Tourism.
  • Certified for guiding tourists on behalf of the Italian government.

Rotem Rostovski

“There is nothing I love more than traveling the world and discovering new places! So I decided to turn love into a profession”

  • Successfully completed tourism studies at Ben Gurion University.
  • With focused experience in guiding tours in Athens.
Guy and Rotem - "Discovering Athens"

technical details

Joining The Tour

The tour is open to individuals and groups of all sizes. Additionally, you have the option to request a separate tour for a private group. 

Joining the tour is by appointment only.

Tour Times

The open tour departs at 3:30 PM.

Private tours are available every hour.

* The tour departs in all weather conditions.

Duration of the tour: 2 hours.

Meeting Point

Syntagma Square.

* The specific meeting point, inside the square, is the “information point” – a blue and yellow structure.

More information and frequently asked questions

The walk is easy and suitable for all ages.

The content is suitable for all ages. The tour is an experiential, fun and interesting tour for children and adults alike.

Cancellation is possible up to one day before the scheduled tour.

Participants are responsible for independently arriving at the designated meeting point.

The tour does not include admission to the museum or the Acropolis hill.

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