Athens by Night Walking Tour with Dinner

Admire the Parthenon, wander through the oldest neighborhood in Athens, and dine at a Greek taverna

Travel Flexibly · 5.00h · Athens, Greece

Want to explore the enchanting city of Athens at night? Join this unforgettable, evening tour where your local guide will lead you through ancient Athens, taking in classic landmarks, historic areas, and majestic views. Admire the illuminated Parthenon, wander through the city’s oldest neighborhood, witness the changing of the guards, and so much more. It wouldn’t be a proper tour of Athens without sampling decadent Greek cuisine, so end your evening with an authentic Greek dinner at a taverna.

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  • Meeting point in Syntagma Square
  • Changing of the guard
  • Anafiotika neighborhood
  • Greek and Roman Forums
  • Traditional Greek taverna
  • Traditional dinner
  • Ending point in Syntagma Square

Your enchanting night in Athens begins near Syntagma Square at the Nike Store, where you will meet your friendly guide and intimate group of fellow travelers. Immerse yourself in ancient Athens as you observe the famous changing of the guards, get an authentic taste of local life as you pass by lively bars and restaurants, and sway to the sweet melodies of local street musicians.

Next, admire the illuminated Parthenon as you gaze out at the Acropolis, and then wander through the idyllic, narrow streets of Athens’s oldest neighborhood. Listen as your expert guide explains the city’s fascinating history while you take in the Greek and Roman Forums. Finally, your local guide will lead you to a traditional Greek taverna, where you and your small group will indulge in a delicious, authentic Greek dinner.

Athens by Night Walking Tour with Dinner Description

Your 5-hour tour includes:

  • Friendly, local guide

  • 4-hour, informative walking tour through Athens

  • Visit the oldest neighborhood in Athens

  • See the Parthenon illuminated

  • Authentic dinner from a Greek taverna

  • Small group of only 12 people max

Meet Your Guide in Syntagma Square

Your evening of meandering through the charming streets of Athens begins in Syntagma Square. Make your way to the front of the Nike store, where your local guide and small group of fellow travelers will be waiting. Your guide will be holding a sign, so keep an eye out in case you have any trouble locating the group!

Watch the Changing of the Guards

Once all your group members have been gathered, your immersive tour through ancient Athens will begin immediately. Follow your guide to the front of the Greek Parliament, where you will have the opportunity to witness the famous changing of the guards, which takes place every hour in front of the historic building.

Here, you will also see the tomb of the unknown soldier, which your guide will explain in detail.

Get a Peak into Local Life

After watching the iconic changing of the guards, follow your guide through Athens’s idyllic streets and charming squares. Pass by quaint cafes, lively pubs, and vibrant restaurants as you observe local life within this electrifying city. Take in the traditional architecture as you weave through the city’s bustling streets, soaking in Athens’ infectious atmosphere.

See the Illuminated Parthenon

As you stroll through the picturesque streets of Athens, your guide will lead you to unparalleled viewpoints of the illuminated Parthenon and the Acropolis. Take in these historic sites while local musicians play the laterna- a small barrel piano, traditionally played by Greek street musicians. The melodic background is the perfect addition to this iconic view.

Explore the Oldest Neighborhood in Athens

Next, your expert guide will lead you to Anafiotika, the oldest neighborhood in Athens. This idyllic neighborhood is comprised of whitewashed, narrow streets reminiscent of the Cycladic Islands. While you may still be in the heart of the city, you’ll feel as though you’re roaming through a charming Greek island as you weave through the area’s picturesque streets.

Gaze at the Ancient Greek and Roman Forum

Continue zigzagging through the city’s breathtaking pathways, stopping to take in a jaw-dropping view of the ancient Greek and Roman Forum. Your knowledgeable guide will even point out the Stoa of Attalos, which is famous for being so incredibly well-preserved. Admire these historic sites as your guide explains more about Greece’s fascinating, ancient and modern history.

Indulge in an Authentic Greek Dinner

After all that walking and exploring, you must have worked up an appetite! Continue reflecting on the mesmerizing sights you’ve encountered over a delicious, traditional Greek dinner. Your local guide will take you to an authentic, Greek taverna for mouthwatering, local cuisine. Indulge in the exquisite flavors and delectable dishes as you cheers with your newfound travel buddies! With the tour ending at around 9:00 pm back at the starting point next to Syntagma Square, you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy Athens’ bustling nightlife.

What you get with this tour
Friendly English-speaking guide
Athens walking tour
Changing of the Guard
Anafiotika neighborhood
Dinner in a Greek taverna
Group size of 12
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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring?

Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes and a healthy appetite!

What to bring?

Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes and a healthy appetite!

Is this tour run by The Tour Guy?

No, this tour is operated by one of our trusted and vetted partners in Athens.

Is dinner included in the price of the tour?

Yes, an authentic dinner from a Greek taverna is included.

What if I have food allergies, intolerances, or other dietary requirements?

Please contact us in advance so we can do our best to accommodate your needs. We will work with our tour partners to provide you with an alternative when possible.

Are drinks included in the price of the tour?

Drinks are not included. Please be prepared to pay for any drinks during your meal!

What if I'm concerned about mobility?

Unfortunately this tour cannot accommodate wheelchairs. Please note that this is a walking tour and includes walking on uneven terrain.

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