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Experience the authentic GREEK life

It's NOT about the   journey,  it's about the person you become  along the way .    Become GREEK !

Greek Wine and Grapes

Greek Wine and Grapes

Greek vineyards

Greek vineyards

Preserves with greek fruits

Preserves with greek fruits

Marmalade production

Marmalade production

Wine storage facilities

Wine storage facilities

Winemakers in Patras

Winemakers in Patras

Home made liqueur drinks

Home made liqueur drinks

Oil harvesting with traditional methods

Oil harvesting with traditional methods

Greek farm

Greek farm

Animals in farm

Animals in farm

Thalia loves local rural life. Visitors will become proactively involved in local agricultural activities like winemaking, olive collection, olive oil extraction, and production of local delis, and will also have the opportunity to experience and appreciate the local rural way of living

 WHAT you will LEARN: 

  1. Winemaking, olive collection, olive oil extraction

  2. Animal care

  3. Production of local delis, and local way of life

€69, 5 hrs, 4 persons

Thalia – Patras, Agricultural activities and Deli production

Itinerary: how we'll spend the day and what we'll do together

  • Place of ORIGIN: Patras

  • LIVES in: Patras

  • SPEAKS: English

  • LOVES: cooking, socialising, producing traditional products and delis

  • Has TRAVELLED to: Bulgaria, Hungary, many places in Greece

  • Personal TRAITS: very hospitable, loves being in contact with people

€69, 5 hrs, 4 persons

Booking details

Thalia Antonopoulou is your Hostess

Thalia loves taking care of her guests and sharing with them her life-long secrets of rural life in Patras. Her ambition is to let people into the traditions and way of life of her local community, which she is an active member of

  • Place: Mintilogli, Patras

  • Meeting Point: central town square

  • Duration: 5 hours

  • Timetable: 11.00-16.00

  • Price: 69 euros per person (food, delicatessen, coffee, and bus tickets are included)

  • Availability: throughout the year

  • Group size: 4 persons max

  • What’s SPECIAL about this experience: a unique opportunity to learn the intricacies of the production process for local homemade products

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        Mintilogli, Patras - Where the Experience will take place

What Wikipedia says

 

Patras has a population of 213,984 (in 2011) The core settlement has a history spanning four millennia; in the Roman period it had become a cosmopolitan center of the eastern Mediterranean whilst, according to Christian tradition, it was also the place of Saint Andrew's martyrdom. According to the results of 2011 census the population of the metropolitan area has a population of 260.308 and extends over an area of 738.87 km2.

 

Dubbed as Greece's Gate to the West, Patras is a commercial hub, while its busy port is a nodal point for trade and communication with Italy and the rest of Western Europe. The city has two public universities and one Technological Institute, hosting a large student population and rendering Patras a major scientific centre with a field of excellence in technological education. The Rio-Antirio bridge connects Patras' easternmost suburb of Rio to the town of Antirrio, connecting the Peloponnese peninsula with mainland Greece.

 

Every year, in February, the city hosts one of Europe's largest and most colourful carnivals: notable features of the Patras Carnival include its mammoth satirical floats and extravagant balls and parades, enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of visitors in a pleasant Mediterranean climate. Patras is also famous for supporting an indigenous cultural scene active mainly in the performing arts and modern urban literature. It was European Capital of Culture in 2006.

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