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Athens-Hike & Bite, short break
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Athens-Hike & Bite, short break

Athens-Hike & Bite, short break

Athens - Hike & Bike Short Break

  • Enjoy 4 different courses in 4 superb restaurants
  • Discover downtown Athens on our specially selected walking route
  • Explore the archaeological sites on foot
  • A unique food-on-foot tour!
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Route
Start: Athens Finish: Athens
Day 1: Arrival in Athens
Day 2: Athens food on foot tour (7 hours)
Day 3: Departure

Day 1:    Arrival in Athens

Meet your taxi driver at the airport for your transfer to Athens center. Enjoy your first evening in the Plaka area.

Day 2:    Athens food on foot tour (7 hours)

The tour starts on Syntagma square. First you meet the Evzones, then walk through the National Gardens to the Olympic Stadium ‘Kalimarmaro’, where you can take the audio-tour including a visit to the well-hidden catacombs. Stroll past the temple of Zeus to the rooftop restaurant at an excellent hotel to enjoy a cold starter, whilst enjoying views of the Acropolis.

Continue along to Dionysos Theatre and the Acropolis Museum, then ascend to the sacred rock at the Acropolis. Walk down into Plaka to try the hot starters at a typical traditional Greek tavern.

By way of the Roman and Greek Agora, you traverse the oldest parts of the city to reach the restaurant in Psyrri for your main dish in the unique restaurant 'Archeon Gefsis'.

For dessert you walk the final short stretch of this intriguing route, past the Kerameikos Ancient site and the restored gas factory. In the trendy area around metro station Kerameikos, you will enjoy your dessert. This area of the city boasts lots of trendy bars and cafes, should you still have energy to continue the day far into the night. 

Your hotel is within walking distance of the last restaurant.

Challenge: 7 hours, 5 km

Day 3:    Departure

Your trip to Athens comes to an end today after breakfast. Departure to the airport or to another destination in Greece. 

accommodation

The hotel of this trip is carefully selected because of its location and good value for money. All rooms are en-suite.
Below you find the standard hotel of this trip. If the hotel is fully booked, we book a similar alternative for you and inform you about the alternative booked. 

Jason Inn
Jason Inn (Athens)

The Jason Inn is a simple hotel, conveniently located in between Psyrri and the ancient site of Kerameikos. The Acropolis and the Plaka, the old center of Athens, are within walking distance. The hotel is very close to the metro station Thission. The view from the rooftop to the Acropolis is terrific!

www.douros-hotels.com

practical info

For this trip you have to fly into Athens airport. The arrival transfer from the airport to the hotel is included. 

included

Included

  • Accommodation for 2 nights (Jason Inn hotel)
  • 2 breakfasts
  • Transfer Airport – Athens on day 1 
  • 24-hour telephone assistance, just a phone call away
  • 4-course dinner in 4 different selected restaurants 
  • Detailed route description and city map for the Athens Walk & Dine tour  

Not included

  • Other meals
  • Additional transfers
  • Personal expenses (drinks, phone calls, tips, etc.)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tourist tax
  • Tickets for museums or archaeological sites  

Optional services (to be booked in advance)

  • Transfer back to airport
  • Additional night/s 
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