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Athens Street Art Tour with a Guide

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Start time

    10am

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Thissio train station, in front of the orange KTEL ticket booth .

    Detailed meeting instructions will be sent to you upon booking.

  • Ending Point

    Iroon sq

Key Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in the European mecca for street art
  • Discover cool neighborhoods that support and showcase street art
  • Spend time looking at and talking about the street art scene with someone who’s actually part of it – your guide!
  • Small group of 12 makes the experience intimate and comfortable
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted
  • English, French Speaking Guide
  • Walk in the best alternative neighborhoods of Athens such as Gazi, Metaxourgio and Psiri
  • Learn what’s hiding behind the images and how they fit into the political and social context of Athens today
  • See the city from another point of view, that of an artist that lives and creates in the streets of Athens

Overview

Embark on this alternative art tour with a local street artist as your guide to discover classic artworks and underground pieces that play with fresh ideas, messages, and styles. Find the city’s biggest, newest and best pieces and learn more about the meaning of the works of art you see!

Along your way you learn about various street art techniques like tagging, bombing, stencil and painting, ranging from full-building murals to quirky little stencils or clever political messages. Enjoy a personal introduction to the city’s incredible street art scene counting 2,000 or so street artists. Each work of art as picture perfect as it gets!

Athens also ranks high among the graffiti capitals of Europe with each area having its own style. Gazi, home to a new industrial space and exhibition center, boasts pieces with a more formal feel. Metaxourgio, the new hotspot, is all creative energy and there’s so much room here to express that. Psiri, the original home of street art in Athens, remains politically committed. Find out more about every piece of art you see from your expert guide!

About The Supplier:

Alternative Athens lets you explore local life and venture off the beaten path to discover the authentic side of Greece with their top-rated tours and experiences. This local company with a global outlook started in 2013 with just one aim: to show travelers the genuine side of Greece, away from easy tourist stereotypes. Private itineraries fully customized and impeccably delivered! Based on your interests and you travel needs, Alternative Athens makes sure you enjoy every step you take and every little detail with tailor made tours.

Inclusions

  • Tour leader

Exclusions

  • Food or drinks
  • Hotel transfers

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Pick up times are approximate. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

Enjoy a personalized experience as not more than 12 people are allowed in this tour.

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