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Taste Big Olive's favorite delis

Experience the sites, sounds, smells and flavors of Athens and explore its unique neighborhoods. Let us take you on a delicious journey to discover vibrant city squares and colorful markets; taste authentic local flavors, admire architecture from the 19th to 21st centuries.

This three-hour walking tasting tour works like a time capsule filled with Athens’ history, culture and food. As you move through Athens you will taste a wide variety of treats including: delicious savory pies and tarts, delicate & aromatic tea, tangerine scented marzipan, plump & freshly olives and a Mediterranean meze platter featuring a spread of our region's signature appetizers.

“Once I pass’d through a populous city, imprinting my brain, for future use, with its shows, architecture, customs, and traditions” - Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass.

Text & route: Nicolas Nicolaides, Yannis Zaras

Image: Yannis Zaras

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