Chryssanthi – a complete immersion into traditional & contemporary greek culture

Visitors will have a unique and thorough chance to have a global view of Greek History by visiting three representative monuments of the Mycenean, Roman and Byzantine era in Patras. They will also have the opportunity to learn, see & listen to traditional music and Art

 WHAT you will LEARN: 

  1. The fuldamentals of greek culture, covering greek history & archaeology 

  2. Basics of byzantine chanting accompanied by guitar or accordion

  3. Introduction to greek literature, and greek-orthodox faith

  4. Points of cultural & historic interest: Mycenean, Roman and Byzantine era monuments

€120, 8 hrs, 5 persons
 

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.

 

Chryssanthi Stellatou is your Hostess for the whole experience

Chryssanthi is a multi-talented lady, with an extremely broad array of interests and expertise. She has high level education on English & Spanish language studies, and extensive studies in European & Byzantine music, history and rendition of ecclesiastical poetry, and development & promotion of archeological areas/museums. She has also attended courses in authoring, marketing and personal development, and has had a long career as a translator, interpreter, and foreign language teacher, both in Greece and abroad. She is also an accomplished literature writter.

  • Place of ORIGIN: Kefalonia

  • LIVES in: Patras

  • SPEAKS: English, French, Spanish

  • LOVES: playing music, dancing, writing, travelling, swimming, cooking, reading and byzantine iconography

  • Has TRAVELLED to: Greece (all over the mainland and the islands), Belgium, France, England, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Luxemburg, Sweden, Italy

  • Personal TRAITS: very hospitable, good communicator, humorous and with a pleasant attitude

Here's how we'll spend the day and what we'll do together

 WHAT you will LEARN: 

  1. The fuldamentals of greek culture, covering greek history & archaeology 

  2. Basics of byzantine chanting accompanied by guitar or accordion

  3. Introduction to greek literature, and greek-orthodox faith

  4. Points of cultural & historic interest: Mycenean, Roman and Byzantine era monuments

 

Here are the details for Booking this Greek experience

  • Place:  Patras

  • Meeting Point: Intercity bus station, at the ticket office

  • Duration: 8 hours

  • Timetable: 10.30-18.30

  • Availability:  1 November - 31 May

  • Group size: 5 persons max

  • Price:  120 euros per person

  • What’s SPECIAL about this experience: Chryssanthi has the ability to organize her expertise in a concise way, and convey it in a manner that makes it well understood, taking into account her guests’ special abilities and requirements. Her guests will also be enchanted by the places they will visit.

 

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