Gastronomical Escape - Athens, Greece

Tasting
Wine, Local Food
Activity
Food Pairing, Workshop, Cooking Class
Included
Hotel, Pick up, Tour guide
Languages
English, Greek
Theme
City, Cultural, Historical
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
564
07
-
$
698
95
/ Person
Andreas M
Activity Overview
This tour is available from mid-September to mid-April, for a duration of three nights and four days either Sunday to Wednesday or Thursday to Sunday. You will stay in a 3 or 4-star hotel in the center of Athens.
Athens is one of the world’s oldest capital. It is famed for its prehistoric sites and has numerous ancient ruins and places to see. It is renowned for hosting the first contemporary Olympic Games in 1896 as well as the 2004 summer Olympics. It is also home to Socrates, one of the best Greek philosophers and other great philosophers of the world.
During this tour, you will explore the city of Athens, as a gastronome. You will have an opportunity to eat, taste, drink and cook as you discover the historical-rich streets of Athens.

Day 1 – Arrival
Arrive at the Athens International Airport. Check in at the hotel (provided at an extra charge) where our tour guide will welcome and brief you on the travel plan. Then dine and night at the hotel.

Day 2 – Walking Food Tour
Our guide, who is food enthusiast will help you sightsee culinary Athens at its best. The schedule includes a memorable legendary tour, to the restaurants, high-quality groceries, bakeries, sweet shops, dairies and spice shops. Through the tour, you will sample and taste most of the local Greek food. This food tour will end at the vibrant Varvakeios food market. The guide will lead you through the gastronomic geography of the city as you take pictures. The food tour finally ends with an enjoyable lunch at a Greek restaurant.
After the fascinating food tour, you will have a chance to rest in the afternoon till we all meet during dinner.
Dinner: You will have a chance to indulge in a Greek gastronomic meal which will be a 3-course meal at an awarded restaurant paired with a glass of wine.
Night in your hotel.

Day 3 – Cookery class & Wine tasting
In the late morning, our chef will teach you how to prepare a full Greek lunch from the starter, the main course and dessert at a beautiful restaurant at the heart of Athens. You will also learn some Greek cuisines followed by wine tasting of various Greek wines. The afternoon is free for your activities. You can visit the Parthenon, or the Acropolis museum, or the archaeological museum of Athens or do some shopping.
Dinner on your own or make a reservation at a quality restaurant.

Day 4 – Departure
We will drop you off at the Athens International airport at an additional charge.
Extra nights at the hotel can be added, so kindly inform us.
 
Practical information
Our hotel is located in the heart of Athens. All 72 well-appointed rooms, some of which have their own balconies, are spaciously spread across all floors and are equipped with all the modern amenities to ensure a comfortable andunforgettable stay.
All the rooms are non-smoking, have individual climate control, fire resistant doors and soundproof double glazed windows.
There is broadband access in every room, while free and unlimited Wi-Fi access is available in all public areas of the hotel.
 
Included
  • 3 nights / 4 days, accommodation at 3 or 4 star hotel on a central location with daily breakfast,
  • A guided food and walking tour with lunch
  • One Greek gastronomic meal at an Athenian restaurant with wine
  • One cooking class at a terrific location with a 3 course meal and wine
  • Transfer to venues if necessary (from your accommodation)
Not Included
  • Flights
  • Transfers from and to the airport
  • Meals, drinks, excursions that are not listed in the program
  • Travel insurance, personal expenses, tips.
Group-size:
2-14
Rates
Per
Price
Pricing Info
Person
$
564
07
For 3 star Centrally Located Athens Hotel Three (3) nights, based on a double room occupancy, daily breakfast, meals and activities/excursions mentioned in the program.
Person
$
698
95
For 4 star Centrally Located Athens Hotel Three (3) nights, based on a double room occupancy, daily breakfast, meals and activities/excursions mentioned in the program.
Children
Per
Price
Pricing Info
Child
$
0
0 - 2 Years old for FREE
Child
$
263
64
For 3 star Centrally Located Athens Hotel Three (3) nights, based on a double room occupancy, daily breakfast, meals and activities/excursions mentioned in the program.
Child
$
312
69
For 4 star Centrally Located Athens Hotel Three (3) nights, based on a double room occupancy, daily breakfast, meals and activities/excursions mentioned in the program.
Duration
4 Days
More Info
Cancellation Policy
Very Strict
  • Cancellations made 15 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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