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€90, 4 hrs, CRAFTS
PIRAEUS. Catherine is what you call a "real cosmopolitan". She offers a "get-together" experience involving greek cooking, greek herbs, traditional sweet liqueur drinks, natural beauty products, invigorating discussions, and experience exchanging within a typical warm greek family home. She also loves kids!
€120, 10 hrs, CRAFTS, LOCAL LIFE
AGIOS NIKOLAOS. The visitors will visit enchanting and “mythical” mountainous and seaside places, discover a multitude of local dishes and recipes as cooked by the locals, and learn about alternative, healthy and eco-friendly ways of living.
€60, 3 hrs, CRAFTS, LOCAL LIFE
KAVALA. A comprehensive journey covering the arts, exchanging travelling experiences, and a unique acquaintance with traditional greek cuisine.
€100, 3 hrs, CRAFTS
MESSINIA. Eleni & Lina live in Chora (a mountain village in Messinia, Peloponnese) and belong to a large family with a long tradition in the art of silversmithing. They offer a unique experience that involves learning how to craft ancient-style greek jewels, while offering their visitors the opportunity to hand-craft their own dream-jewel. Within walking distance from their home, the visitors have the chance to visit the local archeological museum, and the ancient remains of King Nestor's Palace
€220, 9 hrs, CULTURE, CRAFTS
SKYPE online. Maria holds a Ph.D in English literature, and is an experienced qualified teacher of English & Greek languages. She offers a comprehensive 9-hour online course on: modern day-to-day Greek language (five 1.5-hour daily lessons), and contemporary greek History & Culture (one 1.5-hour lesson).
€60, 4 hrs, LOCAL LIFE, CRAFTS
CHALKIDIKI. Fotini is big in Art. She offers a comprehensive and rare experience of "life in a greek village" which includes: sculpture (creating small artifacts), building small ornamental structures with natural materials, and hands-on involvement in home-based cultivations in her family garden.
€80, 5 hrs, OUTDOOR, CRAFTS
PAROS. The guests will enjoy a unique rejuvenating session which combines Pilates training, swimming at a little –known Paros beach, and relaxation. This programme draws upon Thalia’s extensive theoretical & practical experience, and aims at offering an opportunity for relaxation and joy.
€50, 3 hrs, CRAFTS, LOCAL LIFE
KALAMATA. The guests will get the chance to visit the historical and modern city center of Kalamata, explore the most significant hot-spots and sights and acquire a good understanding of the locals’ day-to-day life. They will also visit the town’s magnificent beach, and will then end-up with sampling the local cuisine with its traditional recipes and delis.
€120, 7 hrs, CRAFTS, NATURE
KALYMNOS. Visitors will receive theoretical knowledge on botano-therapy and its ancient roots. After a long walk to places of rich biodiversity where they will learn to distinguish, collect and process herbs and greens, they will take-up detailed lab sessions in order to learn how to create their own shampoos, body/facial oils, and herbal food and drink products.
€55, 4 hrs, CRAFTS
ATHENS. The visitors will have a chance to attend a unique creative course that will teach them how to create ornamental glass beads, using a special torch, which they will then take with them at the end of the workshop.
€40, 3 hrs, CRAFTS
LAGANAS, ZAKYNTHOS. The guests will exercise their imagination and creativity, in order to hand-transform “useless” recycling materials like wood and paper into beautiful jewels, gifts and ornaments. The results are stunning.
€120, 9 hrs, CRAFTS, OUTDOOR
CHANIA. The visitor will take part in a unique course covering experiential painting and drawing techniques in the open air, in the city of Chania.
€30, 3 hrs, CRAFTS
ATHENS. This experience will help guests exercise their handcrafting capabilities over a journey on traditional weaving that connects yesterday’s traditions and crafts with today’s needs. They will learn how to hand-craft appliqués, patchworks, quilts, decorative textile creations, through a creative game of imagination and aesthetics.
€100, 6 hrs, CRAFTS, OUTDOOR
PATMOS. Art and painting lessons in Patmos at Marias own studio, will offer a cleansing experience to guests, together with walk-abouts to the island and painting sessions in the open.