Recent Searches
Clear

Travel update: We’re doing our best to help keep you safe and your plans flexible. Learn more.

Read More

Plaka Tours

Plaka
Built around the ruins of the ancient agora, Plaka is among the oldest residential areas in Athens and was considered the Turkish quarter during Ottoman rule. Much of it burned down during a fire in 1884, exposing many ancient sites below the neighborhood, and archaeological research has been carried out in the area ever since.
Address: Plaka, Athens, Greece

273 Tours and Activities to Experience Plaka

Filter
Select Dates
Today
Tomorrow




Free Cancellation:Get a full refund up to 24 hours in advance on most experiences.See Details
Sort by:Featured
Hidden Athens Small Group Walking Tour and Picnic: Plaka and the Hills of Athens

Hidden Athens Small Group Walking Tour and Picnic: Plaka and the Hills of Athens

star-5
Escape the well-trodden tourist track and discover a quieter side of Athens on this leisurely walking tour. With a local guide, explore the tucked-away areas around the slopes of the Acropolis and uncover their ancient and recent past. Stroll around the cobbled Plaka, Athens’ Old Town; and delve into Anafiotika, where the sugar-cube houses mirror a whitewashed Cyclades village. Discover the ancient sites of Mars Hill and Philopappou Hill, and savor a delicious Greek picnic and glass of wine as you gaze over Athens sprawled below.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$60.03
From
$60.03
Taking safety measures

Athens Electric Bike Tour

Athens Electric Bike Tour

star-5
Make easy work of Athens’ busy streets and steep hills by whizzing around the sights on an easy-to-ride electric bike. Glide effortlessly around the hilltop ruins of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens, pedal around the atmospheric Old Town of Plaka, and explore lively Monastiraki. Hop off along the way to see the New Acropolis Museum, Hadrian’s Arch, Panathenaic Stadium and the National Gardens of Athens.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$56.43
Price varies by group size
From
$56.43
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Discover Plaka, the old neighborhood of Athens

Discover Plaka, the old neighborhood of Athens

star-5
Join a photographer for a private photoshoot in the atmospheric Plaka neighborhood, where narrow streets, historic houses, and ancient ruins offer a picture-perfect backdrop. Making the most of the natural light and scenery, you’ll create beautiful images to remember your time in Athens.
More
  • 2 hours
From
$42.02
Price varies by group size
From
$42.02
Price varies by group size

Athens Day Tour-Skip the line: Acropolis, Acropolis museum, Plaka and Local Food

Athens Day Tour-Skip the line: Acropolis, Acropolis museum, Plaka and Local Food

star-5
Combine ancient Greek architecture with traditional Athenian food on this walking tour of the Acropolis and Plaka. Head to the hilltop Acropolis and tour its age-old buildings as your guide shares their stories. Marvel at the Parthenon, Temple of Nike, Odeon, Propylaea, and more; and then explore Plaka, Athens’ cobbled old town. Admire the neoclassical architecture and visit cafes, markets, and shops to sample local delicacies such as Greek donuts, cheese, pies, coffee, and more.
More
  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$132.07
From
$132.07
Taking safety measures

Athens Scenic Bike Tour

SPECIAL OFFER

Athens Scenic Bike Tour

star-5
Explore the ancient monuments and bustling energy of Athens on a fun and easy bike tour. Cover much more distance than walking while peddling along bike-friendly paths and streets, stopping to learn about the city’s long history and legends from a local guide. Cycle around the Acropolis and past other iconic ruins including the Ancient Agora, Roman Forum, and the Keramikos Cemetery.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$35.93
$43.82
$7.89 savings
From
$35.93
$43.82
$7.89 savings
Taking safety measures

Athens Full Day Private Tour

Athens Full Day Private Tour

star-4.5
Explore the highlights of Athens in a private vehicle on this full-day tour. Depart from your hotel and make your way the the Acropolis, where you can stroll through the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Temple of the Athena Nike, the Propylaea, the Erechtheum, and the Parthenon. Take in views from Lycabettus Hill and explore the neighborhoods of Plaka and Monastiraki.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$78.04
Price varies by group size
From
$78.04
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Walking Tour: Ancient Agora, Plaka and Monastiraki monuments

Private Walking Tour: Ancient Agora, Plaka and Monastiraki monuments

star-5
Explore the heart of historical Athens and its ancient Agora on this private walking tour. With your own private guide, learn about Athens’ long history and colorful culture as you stroll by the markets and squares of Monastiraki, and delve into the charming lanes of the Plaka, the city’s Old Town. Discover churches, Ottoman-era monuments and Roman ruins, and explore the Agora, once the main square of ancient Athens. View the antiquities here, and visit the archaeological museum at the restored Stoa of Attalos, the forum’s ancient shopping mall.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$212.51
Price varies by group size
From
$212.51
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Athens Old Town Small Group Walking Tour: Acropolis, Monastiraki and Plaka

Athens Old Town Small Group Walking Tour: Acropolis, Monastiraki and Plaka

star-5
Take the stress and waiting out of visiting the Acropolis in Athens with this skip-the-line tour. Avoid the heat and crowds by getting there early, heading right in with reserved tickets and a guide who will show you the must-see parts of the ancient temple and surrounding sites. Back on the level of mortals, explore the winding streets and 3,000-year history of the Plaka, the heart of ancient Athens. Uncover secrets hidden in the stones, and finish in time for lunch at lively Monastiraki Square.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$62.43
From
$62.43
Taking safety measures

Athens in a Day: Early Entry Parthenon, Plaka Walk & Ancient Olympic Stadium

Athens in a Day: Early Entry Parthenon, Plaka Walk & Ancient Olympic Stadium

star-3
Get a comprehensive overview of the ancient and modern attractions of Athens on a walking tour. Perfect for travelers who want to see it all, you and your small-group beat the crowds with early admission to the Acropolis. Save precious vacation time with skip-the-line tickets to Ancient Greek Agora and New Acropolis Museum. Other highlights include the Roman Agora, Tower of the Winds, and the vibrant Plaka neighborhood.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$122.46
From
$122.46
Taking safety measures

Athens Old Town: Monastiraki and Plaka Small Group Walking tour

Athens Old Town: Monastiraki and Plaka Small Group Walking tour

star-4
This small-group walking tour is ideal for travelers who want to venture beyond the top tourist attractions of Athens. By exploring the city with a guide, you’ll discover hidden alleyways and unusual sites that you wouldn’t find alone. Visit the neighborhood of Plaka, and finish the tour in Monastiraki. 
More
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$37.22
From
$37.22
Taking safety measures

Private Tours Athens, Acropolis, Museum of Acropolis, Panoramic city tour, Plaka

Private Tours Athens, Acropolis, Museum of Acropolis, Panoramic city tour, Plaka

star-5
High quality services for Full-Day Private City Tour in Athens. Our company provided you walking tour at the traditional area of Plaka to admire the culture and the famous "Souvlaki" also you will visit Acropolis, Acropolis Museum and you will admire the most popular sites during the panoramic city tour. Book online at the best rates guarantee! During the panoramic city tour we will see : Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Athens Trilogy, University of Athens, Academy of Athens, National Library National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, Russian Orthodox Church, ACROPOLIS (visit Propylae, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens)
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$150.08
Price varies by group size
From
$150.08
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Acropolis, Plaka and Anafiotika Private Tour

Acropolis, Plaka and Anafiotika Private Tour

The amazing Acropolis and the old City of Athens! A unique private tour to dive deep in the history of Athens. Visit Parthenon, Erectheion, the Temple of Nike, Propylaea and see the amazing view from Acropolis! After the Acropolis you will visit the old city of Athens, Plaka. Stroll in the road and walk around the hill and to this charming old neighborhood. Plaka is full of cafés and restaurants so you will have time for a quick coffee and a snack! It is one of the nicest parts of Athens to wander around. Plaka is a must-visit for all first-time visitors, a great place to buy souvenirs. Anafiotika is a colorfull neighborhood in Plaka located on a hill above Plaka district. You will forget the city sounds and get the feeling that you are walking through the alleys of a Cycladic island. Stroll around the little alleys and admire the white cubic houses with bright painted shutters and carved wooden doors! You will think that you are in a Greek Isalnd.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$239.80
Price varies by group size
From
$239.80
Price varies by group size

Athens Off-the-beaten-tracks Tour with Philopappou Climbing & Plaka Visit

Athens Off-the-beaten-tracks Tour with Philopappou Climbing & Plaka Visit

star-5
You fancy an introduction to Athens off-the-beaten-tracks? Let’s have a local insight with this experience, to better understand this city, its history and its present, with an original route through quiet streets and a panoramic view over Athens! Our moment together will be structured around two main moments. We will meet on the bustling Monastiraki square and ascend the Philopappou hill, a heaven of tranquility in the heart of the metropolis which offers magnificent perspectives on the Acropolis and a panoramic view. Then, we will head to the upper part of Plaka, the old neighborhood of Athens, to wander in its small streets and out the beaten paths spots. NB: this experience has no particular difficulty (including Philopappou hill) but the capacity to walk for 2:30 to 3 hours (with stairs though). It’s possible with children. Note as well that this experience is not focused on archeology nor antique history and that we will not enter any site.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$32.42
From
$32.42
Taking safety measures

Private Ancient Agora, Monastiraki and Plaka Tour

Private Ancient Agora, Monastiraki and Plaka Tour

We start our journey at Tzistaraki Mosque, one of few surviving examples of a mosque in Athens. We then visit Hadrian’s Library, which was the largest in Athens and with its columned façade and high surrounding walls, is built to impress. We make a stop to admire the Ancient Agora including the Stoa of Attalos, the most impressive building in the Athenian Agora. We then stroll through Avyssinia’s square where you will have the chance to purchase special items from the traditional local antique shops. We will then make a break for snacks and beverages at Monastiraki square. The tour resumes with a stop at the Roman Forum, Tower of the Wind and the Madrasah Gate. We then pass through the picturesque neighborhoods of Plaka andAnafiotika and get to know Ermou Street, the most famous commercial road in Greece. Our tour ends at Syntagma Metro Station where our guide will provide you a Parthenon Tours souvenir.
More
  • 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$235.32
per group
From
$235.32
per group

Group or Private Best of Athens: Early Parthenon, Ancient Greek Agora & Plaka

Group or Private Best of Athens: Early Parthenon, Ancient Greek Agora & Plaka

star-3.5
Delve deep into the history of ancient Athens in this half-day tour with an expert guide. Experience the Parthenon at its quietest, step inside the Greek agora to see the Temple of Hephaestus, and explore the buzzing heart of Athens with a walk through the vibrant neighborhood of Plaka. If you want to see Athens as it was over 2,000 years ago, this is the experience for you.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$92.45
From
$92.45
Taking safety measures

Have fun & Learn Playing Riddle Games in Plaka Athens-Private Family experience

Have fun & Learn Playing Riddle Games in Plaka Athens-Private Family experience

Are you in Athens with your family? Join us for an interactive and adventurous tour full of playing and learning under the Rock of Acropolis in the narrow lanes of the old town of Athens in Plaka.Strengthen your family bonds playing riddle games and learning the ancient and modern history of Athens through conundrums. Learn about the Greek mythology, listen to the story of Acropolis under the imposing Rock. Use the hints that will lead you to the next clue. Feel like an Athenian of the old times and follow your life-coach guide experienced in family bonding games! Reaching the end solve the last conundrum and discover the true essence of Greece! For all your efforts we award you with a souvenir to remember this lifetime experience! More than interesting and friendly for kids over 10.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$332.33
per group
From
$332.33
per group

Private walking tour- Enjoy a Sunset Tour in Plaka

Private walking tour- Enjoy a Sunset Tour in Plaka

After your pick -up from your location, we will enter the old alleys of Plaka, passing by the Lysicrates Monument, Tripodon street, old taverns, and well-known residences. We will walk next to the Rizokastro wall, climbing the stairs of the Anafiotika neighborhood to admire a panoramic view of Athens, and we will pass by the old University heading towards Monastiraki. Step by step, Plaka will lose its touristic edge and, despite its bustling streets, it will soon begin to feel like home. With this tour, we will attempt to go beyond the façade, delving into the human aspect of this community, which has remained vibrant for centuries and has inspired numerous Greek and foreign artists. Accompanied by the echo of the old “laternas” or the cantatas that, once upon a time, used to be performed in these streets, we will recount stories of love and betrayal.Our tour will finish at around 19:00(low season) and 21:00(high season) and your guide will accompany you to your location.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$144.07
Price varies by group size
From
$144.07
Price varies by group size

 Athens Tour, Acropolis visit and Plaka // Shore excursion

Athens Tour, Acropolis visit and Plaka // Shore excursion

A wonderful tour in the city of Athens exploring the most significant sights; discover the secret corners of Plaka , followed by a thorough visit to the Acropolis .
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$54.03
From
$54.03
Taking safety measures

Private Culinary Experience: Tasting Greece Workshop & Plaka Walking Tour

Private Culinary Experience: Tasting Greece Workshop & Plaka Walking Tour

Get a rich, customizable foodie experience and get introduced to Greek history and culture by exploring the streets of one of the oldest Athenian neighborhoods and tasting authentic Greek flavors. Start by wandering around the picturesque neighborhood of Plaka, hinged on the northern slopes of the Acropolis. Discover the history behind its streets on your own pace and continue with the very best of the Greek land in a 1.5-hour tasting workshop. Taste your way through Greece and try a variety of spirits paired with hand-picked ambrosia while gaining insight into the culinary tradition of this country just like a local!
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$117.30
Price varies by group size
From
$117.30
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private 3-hour Walking Tour of Plaka and Monastiraki with official tour guide

Private 3-hour Walking Tour of Plaka and Monastiraki with official tour guide

Enjoy this private 3-hour walking tour with your own professional tour guide and discover the beautiful historical center of Athens and its two most emblematic neighbourhoods with your private official tour guide. Your guide will walk you around the historical center, across Plaka and Monastiraki during a 3 hour private walking tour
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$198.10
Price varies by group size
From
$198.10
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Have a Nice Night out in Plaka - Athens

Have a Nice Night out in Plaka - Athens

Our evening begins with a short panoramic drive through the City Center and at the slope of the sacred hill you will be able to see, admire and photo the illuminated Acropolis. Then a pleasant walk through the narrow picturesque streets of Plaka, the old city, will bring you at a Typical Greek Tavern where you will enjoy your dinner following a floor show with live music and Greek Folk Dances in traditional costumes.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$115.26
From
$115.26

Acropolis and Free Time in Plaka

Acropolis and Free Time in Plaka

Don't miss the chance to live a day in Ancient Athens! Feel Acropolis majesty, wander in Plaka's paved roads and enjoy a lunch in the traditional taverns there!
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$84.04
From
$84.04
Taking safety measures

Athens Complete City Center Tour - 100% Electric Tuk (3 hours)

SPECIAL OFFER

Athens Complete City Center Tour - 100% Electric Tuk (3 hours)

star-5
Visit Athens on a different and unique way, take a ride with us around the city Center, you will enjoy from an unique 360º view, you can ask us to stop and enjoy the sights whenever you want. Our Tuk Tuks are 100% Electric, Eco Friendly, we provide only private tours for you to enjoy from the best experience while visiting the city. Athens is full of history, culture and amazing monuments. Ideal for families, friends and small groups.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$47.06
$58.83
$11.77 savings
From
$47.06
$58.83
$11.77 savings
Taking safety measures

Greek Cooking Class in Athens Including Rooftop Dinner with Acropolis View

Greek Cooking Class in Athens Including Rooftop Dinner with Acropolis View

star-5
Be taught how to make real Greek food and enjoy dinner with a view on this 3.5-hour cooking class in Athens. Head to a much-loved bakery in vibrant Monastiraki and learn how to make traditional Greek dishes, from tzatziki to spinach pie, with hands-on guidance from an experienced chef. Then, when the food is ready, head up to the roof to enjoy the fruits of your labor while you take in unbeatable views of the Acropolis of Athens, the UNESCO-listed jewel in Athens’ crown. This small-group tour is limited to just eight participants.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$96.05
Price varies by group size
From
$96.05
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What's the best way to experience Plaka?