ATHENS: Gastronomical Escape

Available from Middle September to Middle April, 3 nights/4 days, based on double occupancy at a 3 or 4 star Hotel in the centre of Athens.
Sunday to Wednesday & Thursday to Sunday 

Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world. It is famous for its ancient historical sites and has plenty of ancient ruins and sites to see. It is also famous for hosting the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, as well as those of 2004. Athens is home to the best philosophers the world has ever known. Socrates, the best of the Greek philosophers of Athens, once said : “The unexplored life is not worth living”.
Explore with our program the city of Athens from a foodie’s point of view. Be lost in the historically rich streets of the capital of Greece eating, tasting, drinking and cooking.

Day 1 - Arrival

  • Arrival to Athens (transfer from the Athens International Airport to your accommodation is provided at an extra cost). Our guide will welcome you and inform you about the itinerary.
  • Dinner on your own.
  • Night in your accommodation.

Day 2 – Walking Food Tour

  • Our guide is passionate for food and with his help you will be able to see culinary Athens at its best! The program includes a legendary tour to remember for the rest of your life visiting specialty food shops, lively and attractive delicatessens, mythical bakeries and sweet shops, restaurants, dairies, spice, grocery and pie shops where you will sample and taste the most traditional/ gourmet Greek food. The Athenian food tour would end up visiting to the vibrant central Varvakeios food market. Our guide will competently lead you through a food stroll and introduce you to small, hidden gastronomic geography of the city. A day not to forget your camera. This magnificent off the beaten track tour will finally end with a lunch at a tremendous Greek restaurant.
    The rest of the afternoon will be free until our appointment for the delicious dinner.
  • Dinner: A Greek gastronomic meal is waiting for you at an awarded restaurant. You will have a 3 course meal. You will choose from the selection menu what you desire to eat. A glass of wine of your choice is also included. The meal includes starter, main course and dessert.
  • Night in your accommodation.

Day 3 – Cookery class & Wine tasting

  • In the late morning, our chef will teach you how to prepare some starters and a main course in a nice location of Athens. Then a wine tasting will follow. You will be able to taste various Greek wines. The lesson will take place at a wonderful restaurant in the heart of the city. 
    Get to know the wonderful world of Greek cuisine; the herbs, the fresh vegetables, the choice meats that we always use and learn the basics on how to prepare a full Greek lunch.
    You will enjoy the fruit of your labour.
  • The afternoon is free for your own activities. You can visit the Parthenon, or the Acropolis museum, or the archaeological museum of Athens. Shopping is also on the cards!
  • Dinner on your own. A reservation on a quality recommended restaurant can be also made.

Day 4 – Derparture

  • We provide transfer to the airport at extra cost.
  • Extra nights at the hotel can be added, so please let us know.
 
 

 

ACCOMMODATION

Our hotel is located in the heart of Athens. All 72 well-appointed rooms, some of which have their own balconies, are spaciously spread across all floors and are equipped with all the modern amenities to ensure a comfortable andunforgettable stay.

All the rooms are non-smoking, have individual climate control, fire resistant doors and soundproof double glazed windows.

There is broadband access in every room, while free and unlimited Wi-Fi access is available in all public areas of the hotel.

 

PRICES & TERMS

For 3 star Centrally Located Athens Hotel
Three (3) nights, based on a double room occupancy, daily breakfast, meals and activities/excursions mentioned in the program.
430 € per person

For 4 star Centrally Located Athens Hotel
Three (3) nights, based on a double room occupancy, daily breakfast, meals and activities/excursions mentioned in the program.
510 € per person

Single supplement: 110 €

Triple room: on request

Children discount :
From 0 till 2,99 years old FREE
From 3 till 11 years old -50%

Only Small Groups

Price includes

3 nights / 4 days, accommodation at 3 or 4 star hotel on a central location with daily breakfast,
A guided food and walking tour with lunch
One Greek gastronomic meal at an Athenian restaurant with wine
One cooking class at a terrific location with a 3 course meal and wine
Transfer to venues if necessary (from your accommodation)

Price does not include

Flights
Transfers from and to the airport
Meals, drinks, excursions that are not listed in the program
Travel insurance, personal expenses, tips.

Read more about our prices and conditions here : Terms & Conditions

 
 
AEGEAN FLAVOURS,
14,RUE DE CASSOU SUITE,
"LES JARDINS DE LA PENA",
64600 ANGLET,
FRANCE

TELEPHONE:0033 981027433
MOBILE: 0033 786 774 486 

E-MAIL:
ebougue@aegeanflavours.com
(Emmanuelle: french)

amouyios@aegeanflavours.com
(Andreas: english)