Private Athens Street Art Walking Tour

Shed light on the philosophy behind political & social graffiti
Duration:
Half Day (4 hours) - Daily
Destinations:
Art by INO
per person in a group of 4 people 63

Did you know that Athens is a mecca for street art, making it a very attractive playground for artists from around the world? Did you also know that the word "graffiti" comes from a Greek word? We will take you through the streets of non-touristic Athenian neighborhoods and we will shed light on the philosophy behind the political and social graffiti. The tour is led by a real street artist!

Daily Service available on request.

63 € per person in a group of 4 people. For a different number of participants, please send us a request.

  • Children up to 10 years of age participate for free.

Through a 4-hour private tour led by a real street artist, you will learn the history & origins of this underground global phenomenon and dig dipper into the “secret codes” of street artists as you enjoy an alternative tour in Athens center. You will understand the different styles, techniques & terminology: From stencils, paste-ups, throw-ups & bombings to tags, pieces, murals, installations and wildstyle graffiti! Together you will wonder around small streets of up and coming neighborhoods in Athens like Metaxourgeio and discuss about the reasons why street art flourished in its walls!

You are going to focus on the social and political aspects of Greek street art scene. What political statements are the artists making and why? How the economic crisis urged people to express themselves on the streets?

Graffiti changes rapidly in the streets of Athens which are turning into a big contemporary art gallery -if you know what are the right spots to look for! Athens is a multicolored city and if you are keen on exploring it in an alternative way, this walking tour is the perfect way to do so.

  • 4-hour Athens street art tour with a real street artist
  • A traditional Greek coffee / beverage in a cozy place downtown
  • All taxes

Not included:​

  • Personal expenses & beverages
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts
  • The tour available in English and in other languages on request.
  • The meeting point is at the Kerameikos Metro Station. A pick-up from your hotel can be arranged on request at extra cost.
  • The walking tour is child friendly and at a moderate pace with several stops, making it pleasant and suitable for all ages.
  • Each tour is available for up to 10 people. For larger groups, please send us a request.
  • We suggest you arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour begins, in order to avoid any delays, to get to know your local guide and the rest of the group and make the most out of your tour.