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Get helpful insights about the modern life of Athens
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The route can be changed according your needs
Discover hidden shopping gems
Enjoy a coffee like a local
Visit traditional instruments workshops Take a look at hand woven traditional carpets and textiles
Buy paintings or old maps, handmade jewleries, leather goods, local products and unique handicrafts
Discover antique stores
Buy replicas from the Museums in Athens
In this exceptional walking tour you will have the opportunity to scrawl with the help of your local expert guide through the multifaceted markets of Athens. Souvenirs, musical instruments, paintings, vintage casual and luxury clothing as well, jewelry, cosmetics, local spirits and wine and more are waiting to be discovered by you and who knows some of those will be your new partners in the travel back home.
After a small brief about the history of the neighbourhood as a market through the centuries you will pass through the Athens flea market. A market oriented to tourists and locals as well wherever you can find a variety of commodities from clothing to musical instruments, hand made souvenirs, jewellery, paintings and antiques. During your walk through the flea market you will learn interesting stories concerning its recent history. Next stop in this multifaceted shopping tour in Athens is Psiri. There you will gain interesting information about the story of this neighbourhood which is one of the most vivid areas of Athens during the night.
After having worked in the Marketing Department of Microsoft subsidiary in Athens also had the position of Marketing Manager and PR in few companies. I was also publisher of a monthly basis edition about businnes and politics In the past years I have been volunteering in Public Relations of Icomos (International Council of Monuments and Sites), which has turned into a part-time job. I have also organised numerous events on a voluntary and professional basis - meetings, conferences, music events I studied European History and I have a MA in Business Administration After a series of life changing I decided to leave everything, follow my passion and start my own start up, Urban Athens Collective being fully committed to promote the cultural heritage of Athens and ofcourse the amazing contemporary and amazing life of the city. I am currently a member of ICOMOS (International Council of Monuments and Sites), a social entrepreneur and co-founder of http://www.urbanathenscollective.org/ a Non Profit orgasization that organizes de-tours in Athens, trying to create a social impact I am interesting in travelling, getting to know other cultures, showing travelers around Athens and Greece, meeting people, connecting people, organizing events and writing - photographing for social media communication My target is to work full-time in these areas - tourism and event management I am creative, communicative, organised, indepedent, easygoing and native Athenian with deeply love for my city. Full profile
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