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history walk

Influencers of Today's Greece

history walk

Influencers of Today's Greece

14 reviews
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Hosted in
English
history walk

Influencers of Today's Greece

history walk

Influencers of Today's Greece

14 reviews
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

MESSAGE ME to arrange at a time more convenient to you. Follow the footsteps of distinguished foreign key figures who had a special impact in Greece's modern history... - An undercover spy of the British Intelligence Service and his connection with the Greek royal family - A lady whose love scandals had made the front page of the TIMES - Who ridiculed the Greek government in the 1850s and seized the boats of the Piraeus port? - The story behind the first Airbnb in the 19th century in Athens ..... and more A storytelling walk in the streets and neighborhoods of Athens, the place where exciting stories of romance, intrigue, politics, espionage and more, marked the life of the city through the periods of the Ottoman Occupation, the Greek Independence War until the 1950's. You, that do not just like stereotypical tours but seek an alternative perspective, prepare yourself for a charming and unforgettable experience. I look forward to meeting you, walking with you, narrate the stories and why not reminisce what this is all about… P.S. We are not entering any archaeological sites.

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Learn more about Eleni

Eleni

Hi! My name is Eleni. I was born in Athens and I have studied Social Theology and Criminology. I have travelled a lot and lived in the USA and UK, but my love for this complex and vibrant city brought me back to my roots. Studying for many years the fascinating history of my beloved city gave me the idea and the foundation to create a unique walking experience for all modern travellers. Inhabited by a passion to constantly research the unknown stories of my city! My goal is for you to enjoy the hidden side of Athens as much as i have while tracing the past!

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Where you'll be

We will walk around the city center of Athens. We will start from the metro station of Evangelismos near Syntagma and we will finish in Psyrri.

Availability

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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 of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 14 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

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Eleni
Influencers of Today's Greece
14 reviews
From $46/person
14 reviews
From $46/person