Athens by Night Tour
Experience the majestic Athens by night with its illuminated monuments and landmarks. To make this experience completely Greek you will enjoy some traditional Greek wine and mezedes. Welcome to the Athens nightcrawlers tour!
If you are coming to Athens and looking for a unique travel experience that will help you explore Athens’s sights and culture, then we have just what you need. On this evening highlights tour you will get to see all the stunning landmarks of Athens as well as experience the arguably best parts of the Greek culture – food and nightlife! We are all aware of the fact that most cities in the world look and feel completely different at night then in the daylight, and Athens makes no exception! This majestic city has a new and different atmosphere during the night, as if the city is awakening! The monuments and buildings are illuminated in such a way that you can’t help but goggle over them. During the night there are always people on the streets both locals and tourists, looking for their favorite spot to drink some wine and enjoy delicious mezedes – because in Greece the kitchens never close!
Our evening tour will start from one of the most popular places in Athens – Syntagma Square. The square gets a new look during the night when the Greek Parliament building is beautifully illuminated. From there, we will start walking around the centre of Athens where you will witness all the most important landmarks, monuments and squares of this unbelievable city. From Syntagma Square, we will continue across Ermou Street that also transforms into a lively and vibrate street at night. From there, we will continue towards the Plaka area that is full of charming cafes and restaurants. This is the place where you will be able to admire the majestic Acropolis with its beautifully illuminated Parthenon and Odeon of Herodes Atticus. Also on our itinerary are places like Thissio, Roman Market, Monastiraki and Psirri. These places carry legends and historical facts that your enthusiastic guide will inform you about. And we saved the best for last, at the end of our tour you will enjoy some delicious Greek wine or other liquor and tasty mezedes!
Itinerary of the Athens by Night Tour
Meeting the tour guide at 7:30 pm
You will meet your tour guide at Syntagma Square where you will get the chance to learn some interesting facts about this place while looking at beautifully lit buildings of the Greek Parliament.
Walking towards Plaka
On our way to Plaka we will walk through the lively Ermou Street. Once we reach Plaka you will see the breathtaking Parthenon at night, a sight that will surely stay with you forever!
Walking towards Thissio
Next on our tour are the historical landmarks of Athens that are full of unbelievable stories and legends. Luckily for you, the tour guide knows all the best and most important stories of these places such as the Ancient Market, Stoa of Attalos, Areopagus and Tower of the Winds.
Arriving To Monastiraki
The next stop on our evening highlight tour is the famous Monastiraki district. Here, you will see so many different things from street performers, charming shops, impressive monuments like Hadrian’s Library and famous Tzistarakis Mosque, and more!
Psirri area and food and drink time
From Monastiraki we will continue towards the Psirri neighborhood where you will enjoy some refreshing and delicious Greek wine and cold appetizers, also known as mezedes.
You will meet your tour guide at Syntagma Square
- A 4-hour night walk with an enthusiastic tour guide
- A hearty plate with mezedes (savory Greek appetizers) in a traditional tavern in the Psirri area
- One drink - You can choose between raki/wine/beer/ouzo or beverage.
- Anything else you would like to order
- Transport to and from the meeting point
- Try to come 10 minutes before the agreed time, so that the tour can start on time.
- Wear comfortable shoes.