Athens Travel Guide

Athens City Tour: Discover Both Old and New

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    No Junk Tours

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    No Gimmicks

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Discover Both Old and New

Urban Athens Collective aims to preserve and promote the historical, cultural, and architectural significance of Athens to visitors and locals alike. 

Get an insider's perspective of Athens while supporting vulnerable populations and the preservation of the city's cultural heritage.

Encounter Athens’ ancient hotspots and hidden alleyways, including the Acropolis, the Temple of Zeus, and more.

Experience contemporary local Greek life from an insider’s perspective. 

Tour revenue will support the provision of meals for the homeless in Athens as well as an archaeological excavation on Anthikythera Island that aims to empower the local community.

Beginning at Syntagma Square, wander down hidden alleyways and discover Athens from an insider’s perspective with your local guide! On your walk, you will gain an understanding of daily life in the city, where past and present still mingle. Walk through bustling city streets with Athens' major hotspots in the background: admire ancient landmarks, including the Acropolis, the Panathenaic Stadium, the Temple of Zeus, the Roman Agora, the Evzones, and the 'tomb of the unknown soldier.' Walk along the city in the steps of philosophers, conquerors, rebels, and ordinary people, following ancient and modern routes. Hear stories of social change from a neighborhood entrepreneur with the Urban Athens Collective, and gain an understanding of both ancient and contemporary Athenian life. After a morning of exploring, grab a bite to eat at a local cafe for a taste of a traditional Greek sweet.

 

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