Athens Architectural Walk

  • duration_icon_y1/2 day
  • location_icon_yAthens
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Discover the architectural masterpieces of this vibrant city which are hidden in plain sight
A large group of architects, local and foreign, known and unknown, have built a vast amount of interesting buildings, contributing to the cityscape of the modern metropolis.

Through this private thematic walk, you will discover masterpieces of classic and contemporary architecture hidden in plain sight, and you will come to know the stories behind present-day Athens.


  • Enjoy a private thematic walk in the city’s most authentic neighborhoods 
  • Admire significant buildings
  • Take in amazing views of the city sprawl
  • Discover Neo-Classical, Modern, Post-Modern and contemporary architecture
  • Drift through the modern city

Please note that all our tours are Private, thus some of them are directly bookable for later dates because they are subject to availability. If you wish to book a tour at an earlier date please use the “send inquiry” form. 

A 4-hour private walk including:
  • Hotel pick-up (for hotels within walking distance from the tour’s location)
  • Coffee or refreshment
  • Private services of a specialized state-licensed guide
  • All taxes

  • Visit, guided tour and entry fees to any archaeological site
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Personal expenses
Join this tour and discover all about the city’s architectural identity and background. From historical buildings to neoclassical styles and contemporary architecture, Athens has a lot of stories to tell, through its bricks and mortar. 

The tour is a familiarization with the past and the present of the city of Athens, through a focus on its architecture and urban planning. 

You will explore the urban evolution of Athens through its recent history, gaining insight into the city’s character and the factors that shaped its environment, accompanied by your specialized state-licensed “Insider” guide.
You will walk by masterpieces of classic and contemporary architecture, but also discover exquisite neighborhoods and hidden treasures. By the end of the experience you will come to know the stories behind the closed doors of present-day Athens.

Notes & Clarifications

  • Prices vary according to group size
  • The tour is available on a private basis which allows further customization
  • Since this is a walking tour you will need to be wearing comfortable shoes, a hat and sun-block. Don’t forget to bring a water bottle and lots of energy!
  • This tour does not include a guided tour to any archaeological site

What makes us different?

  • We offer only private tours. No mixed groups
  • We are absolutely flexible. Our tours can be customized to your wishes
  • Special requests are always welcome. We love to tailor holidays
  • All of our tours are designed and operated by our company
  • Our “Insiders” guides are thoroughly selected and trained, each one of them expert in his field
  • We always select the most suitable state-licensed “Insider” guide who matches your profile and interests

Athens Architectural Walk

see athens like a local


we selected art, architecture and food as our main interest. out tour guide Yannis took us to beautiful hidden gems of Greek architecture explaining all the back stories that we wouldn't have found out on our own or with a typical city tour. we also visited few cafes and shops that served authentic Greek food.
totally recommend it for anyone who want to see Athens like a local.



Athens Architectural Walk

Perfect educational stroll


George was better than you could imagine. Educated, entertaining, thoughtful and knows everyone. We studied coffee, ..copidas, pastry, olive oils, gyros, meats, fruits, nuts, spices and architectural antiquities. Really awesome.



Athens Architectural Walk

An inspiring experience


No words can describe the professionalism of such a guide. Yorgos Madianos was an exceptional guide, he was able to tell the story behind each art and gave a lot to understand how much he understood the subject. It was an inspiring as well as a motivating experience. Thank you Athens Insiders for the possibility of making this experience a reality.



Athens Architectural Walk

Comfortable Greek Island Food Tour


Initially we contacted the insiders of Athens and booked an architectural tour in Athens. My wife and I are both senior architects. After extensive communication with Anthia via email, we finally contacted Athens Insiders Tours to arrange the whole journey according to our plan. They gave us excellent service and all the tour guide companies chose the islands and food places we visited. We actually It is planned to use their services to go to the northern part of the country next year to learn more about the Greek landscape and historical architecture. Hope they can maintain high-quality service! !



Athens Architectural Walk


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