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almost Private Experiences: small Groups of  1-"few"  persons

Aegion, Greek flora, cooking, preserves, wines & music

COOKING, Aegion - 8 hrs, 4 persons, Hosted by Christos

€ 100

In Christos’ own estate, guests will learn how greek flora like trees, plants and herbs are cultivated, and the products or fruits that they produce. They will immerse themselves in greek cooking, and the production process of edible home-made olives, pickles, marmalades and preserves. They will tour local wineries & learn about the winemaking process. Last, they will learn traditional greek rythms and dances

Alexandroupoli behind the scenes, on cooking, dancing, walking about

LOCAL LIFE, Alexandroupoli - 5 hrs, 6 persons, Hosted by Olga

€ 70

Guests will learn how to cook traditional local recipes, enjoy a first-hand experience of the warm greek family hospitality, explore the city of Alexandroupoli behind-the-scenes, and take short lessons in traditional greek dancing

Ancient Olympia, organic field cultivation & herbal plants

CRAFTS, Athens - 4 hrs, 4 persons, Hosted by Haris

€ 60

Guests will gain experience on the organic agricultural techniques for growing and looking after aromatic plants. They will also become involved in real agricultural work in the field, and learn how to use herbs in cooking as well as herbal drink production

Chalkidiki, Life and Art at the village of Marathoussa

CRAFTS, Marathoussa, Chalkidiki - 7 hrs, 4 persons, hosted by Fotini

€ 120

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

Ioannina, an insiders’ trail on local crafts and history

LOCAL LIFE, Ioannina - 8 hrs, 4 persons, Hosted by Nikos

€ 90

Nikos is a Greek History-Archaeology expert, and will help visitors discover the most significant hotspots, historic places of interest, and authentic local people. They will also learn the works of traditional silversmithing, as well as the basics of the mouth-watering local cuisine

Kardamyli, Messinia, the art of authentic jewel hand-crafting

CRAFTS, Kardamyli - 4 hrs, 5 persons, Hosted by Ifigenia

€ 59

Ifigenia has studied silversmithing at the famous Stemnitsa Silversmithing Institute, and will present her guests with a unique experience that involves learning how to craft authentic jewels, and exploring the different precious or semi-precious stones, while offering them the opportunity to hand-craft their own jewel

Loutraki, Ornamental hand crafting and greek cooking

CRAFTS, Loutraki - 5 hrs, 5 persons, Hosted by Froso

€ 80

Froso is a decorator by profession, and will teach her guests a number of techniques for creating ornamental artifacts with wood and pebbles, and cook mouth-watering local dishes and herbal drinks, based on traditional recipes

Messolonghi, hagiography, local cuisine, and mud-bathing

LOCAL LIFE, Messolonghi - 6 hrs, 6 persons, Hosted by Yiorgos

€ 119

The guests will have a chance to discover byzantine hagiography from a local practitioner, and will then learn the techniques used for making and packaging the famous local haviar and edible salt. After that, they will be introduced to the amazing dishes of the local cuisine, and, finally they will personally take part in the renowned mud-bathing and feel, first-hand, the therapeutic results

Messolonghi lagoon, for fishing and bird spotting

LOCAL LIFE, Messolonghi - 5 hrs, 2 persons, Hosted by Konstantina

€ 120

Konstantina and her husband Christos are experts in the Messolonghi lagoon, and will take their guests along an amazing trip using a traditional local fishing boat (gaita). They will do a lot of fishing using traditional equipment, and will then explore many different spots, birds and living creatures inside the lagoon, which are worth visiting & taking photos of

Nafplio, greek cuisine lessons, and greek culture

COOKING, Nafplio - 7 hrs, 8 persons, Hosted by Ivy

€ 100

Visitors will enjoy a structured hands-on learning session on traditional greek cooking. They will learn how to cook healthy, traditional Greek dishes from scratch, and will experience real Greek home-cooked food. They will also learn how to make Greek coffee and discover local culture through gastronomy

Patras, Agricultural activities and Deli production

LOCAL LIFE, Patras - 5 hrs, 4 persons, Hosted by Thalia

€ 69

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

Patras, insiders’ walk-about, and authentic cooking

LOCAL LIFE, Patras - 9 hrs, 4 persons, Hosted by Emi

€ 99

Emi is very passionate about her home city and will take her guests along a journey to explore off the beaten track local hotspots in the city of Patras. Visitors will become involved in day-to-day activities, visit places where only the locals go, and learn how to cook a number of authentic local dishes and recipes

Pyrgos, Ancient Olympia, Kremasti Monastery, greek food & the beach

LOCAL LIFE, Pyrgos - 8 hrs, 4 persons, Hosted by Angelos

€ 120

The visitors will enjoy a tour to the Ancient Olympia archaeological site and museum, and learn about the ancient greek civilization. They will then visit the famous Kremasti Orthodox Monastery and learn about the Monastery’s history. Afterwards, they will taste authentic local greek food and coffee, take basic  lessons in greek dancing, and take a refreshing swim at the famous Spiantza beach

Thessaloniki, byzantine hagiography: principles and practice

CRAFTS, Thessaloniki - 5 hrs, 8 persons, Hosted by Maria

€ 79

The guests will first learn the principles of the art of byzantine hagiography, including forms, techniques, use of colours and materials. They will then get to produce their own religious icon, by applying the theoretical principles in practice, under their Hostess’ guidance

Thessaloniki on culture, gastronomy, tradition and art

CULTURE, Thessaloniki - 6 hrs, 8 persons, Hosted by Eleni

€ 100

Eleni is a dramatherapy practitioner. Being a Thessaloniki resident, she also knows the intricacies of authentic life in the city and wants to convey this knowledge to her guests

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