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Athens: Talk, Cook, Walk

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Athens, Attica, Greece

  • Activities

    Cultural Immersion, Lifestyle

  • Price
    €80 EUR per person
  • Duration

    7 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    10.00-17.00, throughout the year

  • Starting Location

    Athens, Marousi

  • Price Includes

    Food and beverages. Local transportation.

  • Notes

    Marousi or Maroussi is a suburban city situated 13 km northeast of Athens city centre. It dates back to the era of the ancient Athenian Republic. Meeting Point: Marousi Metro station ticket office

Highlights

  • Spend a day with Tetty: talk, cook at her home in Marousi, Athens, and visit “unknown” sites. Tetty Theodorou is your Hostess for the whole experience
  • Guests will enjoy a spiritual get-together, whereby they will visit various christian-orthodox chapels and small churches in the area.
  • They will then head back home, in order to enjoy a hands-on cooking experience, and have lunch with Tetty.
  • After that, an invigorating stroll to the little-known sites of Gazi and Kerameikos will give them the insider’s story of these two districts.
  • What’s Special about this experience: guests will visit authentic, little-known parts of the city & learn things that can't be found in tourist guides

Trip Info

Spend a day with Tetty: talk, cook at her home, visit “unknown” Athens sites.

Marousi, Athens: where the Experience will take place.

Tetty Theodorou is your Hostess for the whole experience.

Tetty is a 50 years old writer, who has studied economics but loves writing about folklore and traditional culture. She leads a happy and quiet family life, and enjoys spending quality time with her guests.
- Place of Origin: Athens
- Lives in: Athens
- Speaks: English, French
- Loves: travelling, swimming, walking, and fairy tales…
- Has Travelled to: Greece (all over), Paris, London, Berlin, Egypt, Israel, New York, Peru, Efessos, Cyprus, Edinburgh, Belgium, Holland
- Personal Traits: she loves meeting people. laughing, and keeping a calm attitude in life

Here’s how we’ll spend the day and what we’ll do together:

1. Spiritual get-together
Guests will spend a lot of time with Tetty, getting to know the story of a century-old small chapel that she owns. They will also visit other small and little-known churches and chapels in the area, learn their history and appreciate their unique architectural style and iconography.

2. Lunch at home
At noon, visitors will spend a few hours at Tetty’s kitchen, where they will learn how to prepare traditional home-made Greek dishes like stuffed tomatoes (“ntomates gemistes”). They will then all enjoy the delicious fruits of their labour and spend precious time on invigorating chit-chat.

3. Walk to “secret” Athens sites
Visitors will stroll around the Gazi district, which houses numerous small pubs, eateries and art centers, and learn the streets’ history. After that, a stroll down Kerameikos district will acquaint them with the origins and stories behind the local old industrial buildings of Athens.

Group size: 5 persons groups

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