This specially designed private culinary escape will immerse you in 300+ years of the history and culture of Athenian cuisine. Discover its evolution for yourself while sampling delicious specialties from local eateries, markets, bakeries and restaurants.
Experience a unique Tasting Tour and cooking class in Athens during this short stay. Sample mouth-watering dishes of Greek cuisine from popular culinary experts in the ever-evolving restaurant district.
Staying in a four star centrally located hotel, this is the perfect start or end to your Grecian holiday or cruise.
Arrival in Athens, meet your driver and transfer to your accommodation.
Our guide will welcome you and inform you about your itinerary for the coming days.
Dinner on your own.
Walking Food Tour & Meze Dinner
Your passionate foodie guide will meet you this morning for a tasting introduction to Athens. Today’s city walk will have you visiting specialty food shops, lively and attractive delicatessens, mythical bakeries and sweet shops, restaurants, dairies, spice, grocery and pie shops where you will sample the most traditional as well as gourmet versions of Greek food.
The Athenian food tour also includes a visit to the vibrant central Varvakeios food market, where your guide will lead you to the most loved and locally revered offerings. This tour will allow you to discover the small, hidden gastronomic secrets throughout the city, offering an array of flavours and photo opportunities!
Your tour concludes with lunch at a Greek restaurant and the rest of the afternoon will be yours to further explore or relax.
This evening a wonderful gourmet dinner awaits at a Greek restaurant located opposite the Acropolis. Here you will enjoy a three course Meze meal with wine and an amazing view.
Meals B, Food Tour, D
After breakfast, the day starts with a visit to Athens central market with your cooking host/instructor. It is here that you will select your ingredients, the ones you will need for today’s class.
At the market you’ll learn about the seasonal produce of that moment, before heading back to the cooking school to begin the lesson.
Under the watchful eye of your chef, it’s time for you to create a traditional three course Greek meal. Once complete, enjoy your endeavours with some local wines.
Following lunch, the remainder of the day is yours to discover more of Athens, do some shopping or just relax.
Dinner on your own.
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Transfer to the airport for your onward journey – or let us know if you’d like to stay longer and we can add extra nights to your stay.
Three nights four star centrally located hotel
Guided food and walking tour with lunch
One Greek meze night with dinner and drinks
One cooking class with a 3 course meal and wines
One market visit
Transfer to venues if necessary (from your accommodation)
The package is available year round and operates Sunday to Wednesday & Thursday to SundayPlease note that prices are indicative only, subject to availability for your travel dates and the exchange rate.
$989 per person
based on twin/double sharePlease note that prices are indicative only, subject to availability for your travel dates and the exchange rate.
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