It's All Greek To Me: Things to See & Do in Athens
Athens Ride & Taste Tour
Journey back in time and discover Athens from a different point of view. Cycle at a relaxed pace on quiet streets and narrow paths, stopping at many must-see locations, including Kerameikos, Ancient Agora, Monastiraki Square, the Roman Forum, and Tower of the Winds. After cycling, taste Greek coffee, baklava, orange juice, and ouzo at Melina Café, Old Neighborhood restaurant, and Vrettos Distillery.
Biking distance: 3.6 miles
Walking distance: 2.5 miles
Greek Cooking Experience
In a restored mansion in the center of Athens, prepare and enjoy delicious local recipes under the direction of a professional cook. You will savor traditional appetizers, salads, and dishes prepared with Greek products and served in the unique Athenaeum Kelari dining room.
Athens Five Senses Tour
Explore Greek tradition and culture with all five senses! Taste traditional snacks and drinks, such as ouzo, meze, Greek coffee, and cherry sweet. See and visit the famous Monastiraki Flea Market and Plaka. Hear music from the bouzouki and laouto instruments and dance like Zorba the Greek! Use your hands to feel komboloi beads and copper briki. Smell herbal fragrances.
The National Archaeological Museum
The National Archaeological Museum is the largest museum in Greece and one of the greatest of its type in the world. It’s abundant collections, with over 11,000 exhibits, provide a panorama of Greek civilization from prehistory to late antiquity. The prehistoric collection includes works of the great Neolithic, Cycladic, and Mycenaean civilizations from the sixth millennium B.C. to 1050 B.C., and artifacts from the prehistoric settlement at Thera. The museum also features collections of ancient Greek sculptures and metallurgy, and the only Egyptian and Near Eastern antiquities collection in Greece.