The Alternative Tours of Athens (ATA) are a team of architects, photographers, artists and musicians who organize open, educational, informative and entertaining tours in Athens.Use our Athens travel route planner to visit Alternative Tours of Athens on your trip to Athens, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Through a wide variety of alternative tours, the ATA promotes Athens' architecture, street and public art, social movements, bike routes,
nightlife, and creative local workshops. The ATA also publishes printed and electronic guides of Athens, co-organizes cultural events
and educational seminars.
By showcasing Athens' diverse communities, alternative landmarks, and modern city life, the ATA aims to promote culture and tourism, increasing the interaction between visitors, local residents and urban spaces.
The ATA is always working with new talent and unique ideas that bring together cultural, tourist and scientific agencies or organizations, with local businesses, training centers, authors, artists and other people that make up the bustling Greek capital.
Whether you're a first time visitor or seasoned local, we'll make sure you experience Athens like you never thought possible!
Alternative Tours of Athens Reviews
This was a great tour to show some of the hidden cafes and bars in central Athens. We got to see the best places that we never would have found. Our guide was fun and very insightful answering all... more »
A great way to spend a few hours in Athens. This was led by an excellent guide, Antigoni, who blended just the right amount of history and culture as we moved around tasting all sorts of delights... more »
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