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Athens: Talk, Cook, Walk

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    GoGreek for A Day, by Intron

  • 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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GoGreek for A Day, by Intron

We have put together an extensive array of authentic Greek experiences all over Greece, that cover your potential preferences. All experiences are carried out by friendly and knowledgeable local hosts. Go beyond typical tours and see how locals live. Explore insider's walk-abouts and off-the-beaten-track routes, meet real people in real life situations, do and learn Greek things, experience Greek culture and civilization. Get behind the tourists' facade of sea, sun, and ancient ruins and spend a day to become part of actual Greek life on a day-to day basis. You'll end up with warm lifetime memories!

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