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Essential Collection

Small Group Tour - Cook how the Greeks do!

Access from: ​Athens (Piraeus)


Key info

  • Tour ID: 52243
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Pick up point: Piraeus Cruise Port
  • Activity level: Easy
  • Optional extras available

Top highlights

  • Greek Lunch
  • Walking tour of Plaka
  • Cooking Class

From $118.26pp

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Key info

  • Tour ID: 52243
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Pick up point: Piraeus Cruise Port
  • Activity level: Easy
  • Optional extras available

Top highlights

  • Greek Lunch
  • Walking tour of Plaka
  • Cooking Class

Itinerary

Collect from the cruise port of Piraeus
Drive into the centre of Athens
Short walking tour of Plaka
Arrive at restaurant
Learn and prepare typical Greek cuisine
Sit down for lunch
Free time in Plaka
Return back to the cruise port of Piraeus

You will be met at the port of Piraeus by your Cruising Excursions representative who will then guide you to your air conditioned transportation ready to take you into the City of Athens.

THIS IS A SMALL GROUP TOUR OF A MAXIMUM OF 18 PASSENGERS

Once you have left the port you will embark on a scenic journey to the wonderful historical old town of Plaka nestled right in the centre of Athens.  Plaka holds a lot of history along with a lot of souvenir shops, tavernas and restaurants.  Here we will start a short walking tour whilst your escort will be giving you information along the way as we make our way to the restaurant in preparation for our food and cookery lesson.

Once you have arrived at the restaurant, you will be asked to wash your hands and to put on gloves in preparation for preparing the Greek food.  Your chef and helpers will be giving you full information on how to make the best Greek dishes such as:

  • Tzatziki (Greek Yoghurt, Cucumber, Garlic speciality dish)
  • Moussaka
  • Preparing Greek Salads
  • Meat and potatoes (experience how the meat is prepared and cooked)
  • Spinach pies
  • Saganaki

(Please note the dishes may change, this is an example only)

And many more...

After the food has been prepared it is now time to relax and enjoy the wonderful culinary delights that you have made.  Water will be provided on the table, if you wish to have wine, beer or soft drinks this would be payable locally to the restaurant.

After lunch, there will be time to wander through the quaint cobbled streets of Plaka to shop to your heart's content before returning back to the transportation ready to get back to the cruise port.

This tour is highly recommended and has a maximum of 18 passengers, so it is essential that you book early to reserve your spot on this culinary tour.

 

INCLUDED WITHIN THIS TOUR

  • Air conditioned transportation and English speaking Escort
  • Cooking Class in Greek Taverna
  • 3 Course Lunch and bottled water at restaurant
  • Free Wifi at restaurant
  • Freetime in Plaka

Please note:  If you are allergic or if you have any food allergies, please ensure you contact us directly before reserving this tour.

  • Full details

    Key info

    • Tour ID: 52243
    • Duration: 5 hours
    • Pick up point: Piraeus Cruise Port
    • Activity level: Easy
    • Optional extras available

    Top highlights

    • Greek Lunch
    • Walking tour of Plaka
    • Cooking Class

    Itinerary

    Collect from the cruise port of Piraeus
    Drive into the centre of Athens
    Short walking tour of Plaka
    Arrive at restaurant
    Learn and prepare typical Greek cuisine
    Sit down for lunch
    Free time in Plaka
    Return back to the cruise port of Piraeus

    You will be met at the port of Piraeus by your Cruising Excursions representative who will then guide you to your air conditioned transportation ready to take you into the City of Athens.

    THIS IS A SMALL GROUP TOUR OF A MAXIMUM OF 18 PASSENGERS

    Once you have left the port you will embark on a scenic journey to the wonderful historical old town of Plaka nestled right in the centre of Athens.  Plaka holds a lot of history along with a lot of souvenir shops, tavernas and restaurants.  Here we will start a short walking tour whilst your escort will be giving you information along the way as we make our way to the restaurant in preparation for our food and cookery lesson.

    Once you have arrived at the restaurant, you will be asked to wash your hands and to put on gloves in preparation for preparing the Greek food.  Your chef and helpers will be giving you full information on how to make the best Greek dishes such as:

    • Tzatziki (Greek Yoghurt, Cucumber, Garlic speciality dish)
    • Moussaka
    • Preparing Greek Salads
    • Meat and potatoes (experience how the meat is prepared and cooked)
    • Spinach pies
    • Saganaki

    (Please note the dishes may change, this is an example only)

    And many more...

    After the food has been prepared it is now time to relax and enjoy the wonderful culinary delights that you have made.  Water will be provided on the table, if you wish to have wine, beer or soft drinks this would be payable locally to the restaurant.

    After lunch, there will be time to wander through the quaint cobbled streets of Plaka to shop to your heart's content before returning back to the transportation ready to get back to the cruise port.

    This tour is highly recommended and has a maximum of 18 passengers, so it is essential that you book early to reserve your spot on this culinary tour.

     

    INCLUDED WITHIN THIS TOUR

    • Air conditioned transportation and English speaking Escort
    • Cooking Class in Greek Taverna
    • 3 Course Lunch and bottled water at restaurant
    • Free Wifi at restaurant
    • Freetime in Plaka

    Please note:  If you are allergic or if you have any food allergies, please ensure you contact us directly before reserving this tour.

  • Essential information

    Included in this tour

    • Air conditioned transportation and English speaking Escort
    • Cooking Class in Greek Taverna
    • 3 Course Lunch and bottled water at restaurant
    • Free Wifi at restaurant
    • Freetime in Plaka
    If you have any food allergies please contact us before reserving this tour.
    ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1
    Activity Level Scale:
    1 - Easy going
    2 - Light Walking
    3 - Walking up to 2km which may involve steps and Inclines
    4 - Quite Strenuous with walking, steps and Inclines

    Joining instructions

    You will be met at the port by your Cruising Excursions representative who will then guide you to your air conditioned transportation ready to commence your tour.
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