Self-Guided Walking Tours to Explore Athens, Greece

Welcome to Athens – the birthplace of democracy and, arguably, of Western Civilization, but also a funky, buzzing modern city with enough cultural events to keep you busy most nights a week. If you are visiting for the first time, the Introduction Walk will take you to some of the most essential sights. Make sure not to miss the Walking Tour Around the Legendary Acropolis, a highlight of any visit to this historic city, which may be further enhanced with a tour of Plaka – the city's oldest and liveliest neighborhood, now mostly relegated to foot traffic. It's hard to have a bad meal here, and the Food Walk will enlighten you as to what makes Athens' food & café scene unique.

In all, we have prepared 7 self-guided walks for you to explore Athens, which cover everything from charming streets and neighborhoods to the most prominent temples, churches and museums. Not only that, but you can also create your own walk with the attractions that interest you most and even set your hotel as the walk's starting point!

How it works: Download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from Apple App Store or Google Play Store to your mobile phone or tablet. Each walk comes with a detailed tour map as well as photos and background information for the featured attractions. The app's navigation functions guide you from one attraction to the next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Plaka Attractions Walking Tour

Sightseeing Walk: Plaka Attractions Walking Tour

Athens Food Walking Tour

Sightseeing Walk: Athens Food Walking Tour

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