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
$
532
77
-
$
660
17
/ 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
$
532
77
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
$
660
17
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
$
249
01
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
$
295
34
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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Tastings Nearby
$
34
74
/ Person
Athens, Greece
Duration:
3,5 H
You need to join some of our tour managers as you tour the Athens’ Food District. The Athens’ Food District is an off-the-tourist trail area that is perfect to discover the actual ... moreside of Athens and its superior food scene.
You will get the best experience of Greece from the fresh produce market stalls located in Agora to the small cafes and shops in the streets surrounding Agora.

During your tour, our tour manager will let you know of the Greek cuisine, where the produce comes from, and how they are used to make the delicious cuisines across Greece. The locals will tell you stories and their history while you gather some items for a brunch before we get back to the Greek Kitchen to make some food in our garden.

While on the tour, you will taste some of the following;

Seasonal vegetables as well as fruits

Meats and cheese

Traditional pies, pastries along with other baked foods

Cuisines from taverna

Olive oil
$
40
53
/ Person
Athens, Greece
Duration:
3,5 H
Visit and prepare a delicious three-course, conventional Greek food here with one of our fantastic, neighborhood cooks. Discover the methods to organize a range of regular dishes; ... moretypical appetizer, salad, dessert and a main dish. The meal comprises of 1 wine glass/1 soft drink glass in addition to 1 shot. Additional drinks can be bought for a small fee. We make use of fresh ingredients purchased from the locals, which are provided from across Greece. If you want like to be with us for a morning trip or visit the market ahead of your class, it is possible for only €6 per individual (interval is half an hour; offered Mon-Sat only excluding national holidays).