Shopping & Lifestyle Walking Tour In Athens

Shopping and Lifestyle 3-h private walking tour in Athens


Shopping & Lifestyle 3-h private walking tour in Athens; The Athens shopping & lifestyle walking private tour will give you an insight into the modern side of Athens, which might be a historical city, but has a bustling modern part as well.

Itinerary of the Athens shopping & lifestyle private walking tour

Syntagma Square – Center of Athens – Kolonaki – Lycabettus Hill

Highlights of the Shopping and Lifestyle 3-h private walking tour in Athens

  • The change of guards at Syntagma Square
  • The famous branded retail shops in Kolonaki
  • The views from Lycabettus Hill
  • The coffee shops and restaurants in downtown Athens


Description of the Shopping and Lifestyle 3-h private walking tour in Athens

Change of the guards in Syntagma Square in Athens
Change of the guards in Syntagma Square

The Athens shopping & lifestyle walking private tour will start from Syntagma Square (Constitution Square) where you will see the change of the guards in front of the Greek Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

You will then walk to one of the most interesting and elegant shopping districts of Athens, Kolonaki, where you will be able to see some of the most known designer brand names in the world, and numerous famous or prominent Athenians walking by.

Kolonaki is the area where the heart of modern Athens beats, since the shops blend with numerous stylish small coffee shops and bars, but also several galleries and small museums where you can enjoy modern and classic art. Here you can also taste some traditional Greek flavors, presented in a more contemporary way.


Lycabettus Hill

The Athens shopping & lifestyle walking private tour will continue towards Lycabettus Hill, the highest hill of Athens that overshadows the city.

kolonaki athens walking tour
Kolonaki in Athens

Bring your camera along, because Lycabettus offers breathtaking views of the entire city, from its northern hills to Piraeus, the famous port of the city. Especially if you are taking the evening walking tour in Athens, the thousands of small lights of the city will dazzle you. The views from Lycabettus are truly stunning.

The Athens shopping & lifestyle walking private tour can be excellently combined with the history tour because it will provide you a full idea of how the city lives and breathes. Your English-speaking guide will give you any information you need and will also ensure that you make the most out of your time in Athens.

The Athens shopping & lifestyle walking tour is a flexible private tour, which can be customized based on your specific needs and requirements, allowing you to see the city at your own pace.



Tour Type

  • Walking Tour with Shore Excursion Option: For cruise passengers, we offer a convenient pick-up and drop-off service from Piraeus Port. 

Meeting point

  • Pickup from Your Cruise Terminal: Our tour guide or driver will greet you at the cruise arrivals terminal, holding a sign with your name. After meeting, they will escort you to our air-conditioned van for a 15-minute transfer to Athens. The guide/driver will be at the designated meeting point at 8:45 AM.
  • Drop-off Point in Athens: Our van will drop you off at the entrance of the Amalia Hotel, in front of the Parliament building. Your driver will assist you in locating your guide. The Athens walking tour commences at 9:30 AM. (On Good Friday, the Greek Orthodox Easter, our tour starts at 10:30 AM.)
  • Drop-off Back to Your Cruise Ship Pier: At 3:45 PM, our van and driver will be waiting at the beginning of the pedestrian Dionyssiou Areopagitou Walk, in front of Melina’s statue across from Hadrian’s Arch. If you miss the transfer back to your cruise ship terminal, you will need to make your own arrangements to return to Piraeus port.
  • Important: Please arrive at the designated meeting point 10 minutes prior to the departure time, as our van/bus will only make a brief stop to pick up passengers and depart immediately for Piraeus.

Included in the tour

  • Professional licensed English-speaking tour guide
  • Duration 3 hours approx.
  • Taxes

Excluded from the tour

  • Entrance fees to the archaeological sites and museums
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and beverage

Cancellation Policy

Read our cancellation policy

Additional info

Persons with Disabilities

  • Due to uneven surfaces, certain sites are not recommended for persons with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Such sites are the Acropolis, the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, Mycenae, Delphi and Meteora
  • In all cases, we recommend comfortable flat-solid walking shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen.


Departures: All year round
Meeting point: At the base of the Acropolis, exactly in front of “Dionysos Restaurant, Robertou Galli 43, Athens 117 43″
Endpoint: Drop off at the same point.
Duration: 3 hours
Starting time: at 09:00 (is proposed)

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Any bag or item with a single side longer than 50 inches (120 cm), including wheels, handles and packaging is an oversized item.

N.B. Entrance fee for the Acropolis is not included.