CLICK here to make a BOOKING SUMMARY Learn about Greek herbs, spices, and herbal drinks, discover authentic Greek wines, visit some of the city’s finest tea rooms, find out exquisite greek delis, and explore local Athens landmarks, shops, traditional neighborhoods & backstreets DESCRIPTION Let's discover traditional high quality greek deli shops & products, off the beaten track! Guests will initially visit a prominent Athens herbs & spices shop, to learn about the greek herbs, spices, herbal drinks and bio products. They will then visit a leading Athens wine merchant where they will discover amazing local greek wines. Finaly, they will visit a fine Athens tea-room, enjoy their herbal drink of choice, and discuss tips & proposals for the best Athens attractions WHAT you will LEARN Greek herbs and herbal drinks Traditional local greek wines Authentic tastes at a famous Athens tea-room ITINERARY 1. Herbs & Spices shop We will initially visit a prominent Athens Herbs & Spices shop which has been doing pioneering work for many decades, and learn about the immense variety of herbs’ medical and cooking applications 2. Wine merchant Following on, we will visit a leading Athens Wine merchant who is a real authority on greek wines, and discover numerous local greek wine varieties 3. Greek food and deli Moving on, we will visit a major greek food and deli store, with excellent products from all over Greece, at a huge variety. 4. Tea & Coffee We will, then, visit fine Athens Tea & Coffee rooms with unique drinks and recipes of their own, combining different flavors and aromas. 5. Tavern We will also visit an off the beaten track Tavern and learn about their excellent quality meats & cheeses, and their delicious dishes 6. Athens landmarks Under my guidance, we will discover local Athens landmarks, shops, traditional neighborhoods & backstreets, and discuss tips on the best Athens attractions and sights to visit: where to go, what not to miss, how to exploit the authentic Athens atmosphere INCLUSIONS Complimentary FREE GIFT with authentic local delis Herbal drink EXCLUSIONS Gratuities MEETING POINT Syntagma Metro station, at the Ticket Issue office AVAILABILITY: 1 May – 31 October HOURS: 11.00-16.00 MAX NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 5 PRICE per PERSON : 49 €
Evy had her university education in the USA, as a qualified teacher and tutor, and has worked in the Education and Seminars sector for years. She loves letting tourists in the authentic greek way of life and showing them the positive and beautiful side of Greece. http://www.gogreekforaday.com/74-styliara-evy The guests will have a chance to visit places that are far away from the tourists’ trail, including the central market, a local flea market etc, in order to get an authentic feeling of the locals’ day-to-day life. They will also visit a picturesque local tavern, where they will have a chance to sample typical greek dishes. In an all-including mix of the contemporary greek culture and way of life, visitors will, initially, undertake cooking sessions in order to master the preparation of typical greek dishes. They will then follow a in-depth patchwork seminar, where they will have a chance to learn various techniques and create ornamental artifacts. Last, a greek dancing lesson will acquaint them with traditional greek dances.
Katerina has a first degree in Classical Greek Archaeology and loves revealing the depth of the greek culture and civilization to her guests. Having a long experience in hand-crafting works of art, she has also exhibited her own marquetry creations to various exhibitions in Greece and abroad. Because of her extensive travelling abroad, she conveys a cosmopolital and artistic flair to her guests. Mykonos is a culturally vibrant island. On http://www.gogreekforaday.com/60-manta-katerina , guests will go through a structured course on ancient greek marquetry, including a quick and thorough overview of the art, and gain hands-on experience in creating such works of art. They will also learn how to cook a traditional greek recipe, and comprehend all the necessary little-known secrets of local cuisine. Mykonos is a Greek island, part of the Cyclades, lying between Tinos, Syros, Paros and Naxos. The island spans an area of 85.5 square kilometres (33.0 sq mi) and rises to an elevation of 341 metres (1,119 feet) at its highest point. There are 10,134 inhabitants (2011 census), most of whom live in the largest town, Mykonos, which lies on the west coast. The town is also known as Chora (i.e. the Town in Greek, following the common practice in Greece when the name of the island itself is the same as the name of the principal town). Mykonos' nickname is The island of the winds.