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Poseidon's Temple sweet taste tour

day trip

Poseidon's Temple sweet taste tour

Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
6.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Transport, Equipment
Hosted in
English
day trip

Poseidon's Temple sweet taste tour

day trip

Poseidon's Temple sweet taste tour

Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
6.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Transport, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

We will drive towards the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounio region stopping in several unique spots which all of them are hidden gems and important part of the cultural history of my city! We will drive south towards the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounio, making our first stop to the imposing modern National library and opera of the city before heading to Glyfada suburb to taste Mr. Tasos amazing "chocolate koks". This is the place where Onassis used to eat and walk around! Afterwards we will head to Vouliagmeni suburb for the best home-made greek ice-cream, before tasting the famous crunchy greek bougatsa in one of the most well known bakeries of Athens. Driving even southern we will arrive to Mr Andreas highly acclaimed pastry shop where you will have the chance to enter the kithcen, watch the process or/and take photos Athens's oldest and most traditional kitchen where the famous greek baklava, kantaifi and galaktoboureko are cooked. Hoping your apetite has been fulfilled we will head to the Temple of Poseidon where we will talk about its popular myth and find out why Homer characterized it the Holy Place!

Your host

Learn more about Vassilis

Vassilis

I am Vassilis, designer, traveler and food lover who has aslo worked in traditional greek pastry shop for several years! Let me show you the local side of Athens where i grew up and the most favourite pastry shops where locals hang out! On our way to the Temple of Poseidon i will take you to some of our city's most genuine and traditional pastry shops inherent in the native history of Athens and its local people, away from the tourist centre! Lets hit the road and take a tour through history through the flavor of greek traditional sweets that still reminds us of Athens of another era!

What's included

Drinks
Bottled water
Transport
Transportation to all the places we are going to visit and to any other place upon request
Equipment
Informational booklets

Where you'll be

A driving tour, where you can discover some of my city's beloved local pastry shops, tourists are unaware of, near the seaside suburbs of the south coastline. It will be an amazing ride on the Athenian Riviera up to Cape Sounio with several stops in many amazing "delicious" destinations , so that you can have a true sweet taste of Greece before arriving to the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounio.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 12 and up can attend. It is better to have eaten light before the tour so that you can taste all of the sweets οn the way.

More tips

Ticket fees for archeological sites are not icluded in price

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Vassilis
Poseidon's Temple sweet taste tour
New experience
£82/person
New experience
£82/person