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Athens: 2.5-Hour Mosaics Workshop & Byzantine Walking Tour

Activity provider: Trekking Hellas

Athens: 2.5-Hour Mosaics Workshop & Byzantine Walking Tour

Activity provider: Trekking Hellas

From US$ 175.77 per person

Combine crafts and culture on a guided walking tour and workshop experience in Athens. Admire Byzantine churches before taking the chance to make your own beautiful mosaics in a 2.5-hour arts class.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Instructor
English, Greek
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn everything about the mosaic art.
  • Practice the fundamentals of the ancient mosaic art
  • Master your unique mosaic art piece to keep
Full description
You will start your day in the very center of Athens, where you will get to witness original mosaic motifs and patterns in Byzantine churches and get a sense of how the city has developed as a cross-section of cultures. You will then move to the loft studio for our 2,5-hour mosaic workshop. You 'll have fun choosing your motif, experiencing materials like marble and smalti, and contrasting colors that compose a harmonious mosaic. With the guidance of an art historian and a mosaic craftsman, you will learn and practice the fundamentals of the ancient mosaic art and craft techniques. By the end of this workshop, you 'll have mastered your unique mosaic art piece to keep! 10:00 am: Meeting at the Monastiraki Metro Station 10:00 am – 11:00 am: Tour in Athens exploring pieces of mosaic art. 11:00 am – 11:30 am: Coffee & Refreshments break at the Studio. 11:30 am – 14:00 pm: Mosaic Workshop at 13 Mosaic Studio
Includes
  • Experienced Trekking Hellas Athens Guide
  • Coffee & snacks
  • Mosaic Workshop and all the materials needed.
  • VAT
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 13 years
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Meeting point

    Guests should meet us outside of the Metro Station Monastiraki, on the main square. Guide will hold a sign with the sign of Trekking Hellas Athens on.

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    What to bring

    • Windbreaker
    • Sunglasses
    • Sun hat
    • Reusable water bottle
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

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    We had a wonderful time! Staff was very nice and we were able to learn a lot about Greece and the role that mosaics played in the culture. The mosaics we made are going to be hung in our house and I know everyone will ask us about them. A fantastic experience and a must-do in Athens!

    July 3, 2022

    Product ID: 416962