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Athens: Food Market Visit and Cooking Class with Wine

1. Athens: Food Market Visit and Cooking Class with Wine

Discover how to make traditional Greek food on a 4-hour cooking class, including a tour of a local market. Start your day at meeting point, where you’ll meet the chef. Then head to the market to pick up some ingredients and discover hidden places to eat, drink, and shop in the area. Your cook will show you some of the more interesting and unique products on offer, and give you tips on how to use them. Back at the cooking studio, you’ll be shown how to prepare the food and enjoy a hands-on experience making various dishes yourself. The course has been designed to be simple enough for any cook, no matter the skill level.  When the cooking class is over, you can sit down with your classmates and chef to taste what you have created. Wine and soft drinks are served with the meal. Your cook will also give you access to our recipes, so that you'll be able to make these dishes again at home.

Athens: Greek Cooking Lesson & 3-Course Dinner

2. Athens: Greek Cooking Lesson & 3-Course Dinner

Discover the local culture through gastronomy! You will learn how to cook traditional Greek dishes with the aid of an experienced Cooking instructor and the complicity of a small group. Get to know the wonderful world of Mediterranean cuisine; the herbs, the fresh vegetables, the choice meats that Greeks always use and learn the basics on how to prepare a full Greek Sunday dinner with easy to follow recipes you can use to impress your guests when you get back home. And the best part - at the end of the course, after you have successfully prepared a meal fit for a king under the guidance of your cooking instructor - is enjoying the meal you have helped to prepare with a glass of wine! Menus will vary according to season and available fresh produces in local markets, but they usually consist of 3-4 starters/salads and a main course.

Athens: Wine Tasting Experience with Guide

3. Athens: Wine Tasting Experience with Guide

Enjoy a tasting session that includes an introduction to Greek wines, the wine regions, descriptions of 5 basic Greek wines tasted with their particularities, tales about Dionysus the God of wine and fertility, and an introduction to the art of wine tasting evaluation.  For this social yet educated wine tasting, join a small group, usually with eight to ten wine-lovers adventurers on board. Taste outstanding wines and distinct flavours and learn all about wine, ancient Greek wine culture, and the unique varieties of the country.  In a wine activity right under Acropolis, you can join a virtual tour about the Attica vineyards, the grapes, and wine making process of ancient Greece. Meet your guide, a knowledgeable and friendly certified wine expert who will take you through a variety of themes to build up your wine knowledge.  Be taken through ancient times, the wine regions of Greece, and the style of wine they make. Learn about great Greek wines and Greek food. Receive generous servings of both wine and food and you will have the opportunity to taste the flavours of Greece.

Athens Greek Cooking Class at local home & Market Shopping

4. Athens Greek Cooking Class at local home & Market Shopping

After meeting up with your local culinary instructor at Ampelokipi metro station, (3 metro stops from Syntagma on the blue line). You will make your way to a local street market where you will buy healthy fresh food to use in your cooking class. You will then enjoy a stroll through some of Ampelokipo's neighbourhood streets whilst heading to your Anna's home. Then, using her well-equipped kitchen, you will prepare a 5-course meal of some of her grandma's delicious recipes such as tzatziki or fava (tasty appetisers), bean salad, or perhaps a Greek or green salad, 'gemista' (vegetables stuffed with rice and herbs, or with meat and rice in lemon sauce), lamb, meatballs or fish depending on your preferences. After you have finished cooking, you will then enjoy your Greek feast paired with the local wine. •private guided tour of a local market to purchase fresh seasonal ingredients •stroll through the residential streets of the central area of Ampelokipoi •demonstration on how to prepare a 5-course meal of homemade dishes •tips and advice on long-established cooking techniques •personalised experience in a small group (up to 6 people), private or semi private groups

Athens: Guided Greek Cooking Class with Dinner & Wine

5. Athens: Guided Greek Cooking Class with Dinner & Wine

Immerse yourself in the world of Greek cuisine with our 1,5 h. hands-on cooking lesson. Indulge in a traditional Greek meal created by you and your loved ones, under the guidance of a cooking instructor. Meet your local cook at her restaurant, located in a charming neighbourhood of Athens. Enjoy a glass of Greek wine, while you are introduced to the menu of your Greek cooking class. Follow our passionate cook while she shares with you family recipes and cooking traditions from all around Greece. Take advantage of the seasonal, locally grown produce of top quality, and create traditional gyros in pita wrap, delicious salads and appetising dips.

Athens: Mythology & Pottery For Kids Private Experience

6. Athens: Mythology & Pottery For Kids Private Experience

Learn about Greek Gods, ancient myths, and heroes as you walk by the most significant landmarks of Athens during this unique tour. Develop your creative skills at an innovative pottery workshop and take your new creation home with you. Meet your child-friendly insider guide then follow them into the heart of the city. Embark on a walking tour past all the must-see sights of the ancient and modern city including the Acropolis, Plaka, and Syntagma Square. Hear stories of Greek mythology and learn about the meaning and the historical facts behind the myths. The entire tour is designed to also attract the interest of younger travelers. After your inspirational walking tour, feel like an ancient artist during a great pottery workshop where you will find clay, paints, and brushes waiting for you. All you need to do is roll up your sleeves and dive into the creative process.

Athens: Organic Food Tasting and Local Market Visit

7. Athens: Organic Food Tasting and Local Market Visit

You will begin your gastronomical experience with a food tasting workshop during which you will try the basics of Greek cuisine: olive oil, Greek yogurt, and honey. All these ingredients played a significant role in the mythology and history of Greece, and have been used for thousands of years by the Greeks. You will learn about all the health benefits and nutritional information of olive oil, including facts such as methods of preservation. You will get to know what makes the Greek yogurt the most famous in the world while you mix it with nature's perfect gift, Greek honey. Following that you will try one of the most well-known snacks of Mediterranean cuisine, the famous Tyropita. This is a cheese pie which is considered to be the most beloved morning snack of all Greeks. You will then visit one of the most iconic eateries of Athens where you will feel like an Olympic champion as you try deep-fried dough balls covered in honey, also known as Greek loukoumades. They are considered the oldest recorded dessert and can be traced back to the first Olympic Games of 776 B.C., when they were served to the winners as “honey tokens". The final stop of this walking food tour is Athens' food market, a place where locals and restaurant owners alike visit in order to buy food of the highest quality in the city.

From Athens: All-day Meteora Photo Tour

8. From Athens: All-day Meteora Photo Tour

Discover the photographic highlights of Meteora rocks with a professional photographer on this all-day photo tour from Athens. Take the train from Athens at 7.20 AM, arriving at Kalampaka at 11.30 AM. A professional photographer will be at the train station waiting for you. He will pick you up in a new air-conditioned car and you will start exploring and photographing the Meteora area.  You will visit one monastery and photograph all six monasteries from outside. Stop at the best spots and your guide will show you the best angles to photograph. The tour can accommodate up to 4 people, which means that there's no rush and you can take your time at every location. The photographer is able to spend time explaining things to you about photography and help you with your camera or your phone. At the same time, you will learn about the history of the area and monastic life. The tour lasts for about 4 hours and you will be dropped off at the train station before you head back to Athens where you will arrive at about 9:30 PM.

Athens: Kerameikos Guided Tour & Pottery Workshop Experience

9. Athens: Kerameikos Guided Tour & Pottery Workshop Experience

In collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Modern Pottery, we start our day by visiting the Keramikos site in the center of the city (as suggested by its name Keramikos is from the Greek word for pottery), a settlement of ancient Athens potters and vase painters. We then walk next door to the Foundation of Greek Pottery, a museum housed on a handsome neoclassical structure erected as a private residence in 1875. Our 2 hrs. workshop in the Foundation will allow plenty of time to learn and apply the art of pottery - and create your unique pieces like a vase, toy, or jewelry! 10:00 am: Meeting at the Foundation of Greek Pottery 10:00 am – 11:00 am: Tour of the Ancient Keramikos site 11:00 am – 11:30 am: Coffee & Refreshments break at the Foundation of Greek Pottery inner yard 11:30 am – 1:30 pm: Workshop by professional archeologist - potter

Athens: Painting the Parthenon Private Activity for Families

10. Athens: Painting the Parthenon Private Activity for Families

Take part in a truly unique activity for all the aspiring young artists. Go to Pnyx Hill with a specialized painter, so that you have a clear view of the Parthenon. Then, after a short workshop on drawing and painting techniques, let your imagination and creativity blossom unbridled as you paint your own image of the Parthenon. Learn about the combination of colors, how to create perspective in your drawings, and admire the architectural masterpiece of the Parthenon. Receive a canvas and all the required material for an unforgettable day, that will let you create your own souvenir to take back home with you.

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Everything was great about this. The resturant with perfect view to Akropolis was a beautiful place. The kind and helpfull staff was framing it into a relaxing and great experience. And Sophia, a greek fireckracker :) She lead us through dish after dish with stories about greek traditions. To top everything the somelier of the house recommended wonderful greek wines to our meal.

A great way to immerse yourself with Greek cuisine, stories and meet other travelers. Our teacher Sofia was excellent, full of information, patience and so friendly. I would recommend this experience to everyone coming to Greece.

Marina was a wonderful teacher and so good with the two children (my 11 year old son in particular found the cooking really interesting). Highly recommend.

It was a nice and interesting afternoon where you could learn a lot about Greek cuisine and Greek culture! Can be attacked!

Our guide Pasqal was great- very informative- and accommodating with vegetarian options.