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Top 3 activities in Athens
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- With Dionysia
1Greece's Favorite Street Food: Authentic Gyros Cooking Class3 hours • cooking classesExploreFrom €110 per person
- With Michail
2Cook Authentic Greek Cuisine with a Pro Chef3 hours • cooking classesExploreFrom €82.35 per person
- With Dionysia
3Greek Garden Dinner with a Local Family3 hours • home dinnersExploreFrom €90 per person
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- With Dionysia5.0 95 reviews3 hours • cooking classesfrom €110 per person
- With Michail5.0 75 reviews3 hours • cooking classesfrom €82.35 per person
- With Dionysia5.0 95 reviews3 hours • home dinnersfrom €90 per person
- With Michail5.0 75 reviews3 hours • home dinnersfrom €90.59 per person
- With Melina5.0 295 reviews3 hours • cooking classesfrom €81.18 per person
- With Melina5.0 215 reviews3 hours • cooking classesfrom €90.59 per person
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"From the warm welcome and the amazing hospitality, to the stunning view and delicious meal - everything surpassed our expectations! It was a good thing we skipped lunch that day because there was so much food! My kids are still talking about how much they enjoyed the calamari and the baked feta. Highly recommend!"SheriAbout local MichailAthens, July 2023
The BEST HOST
"It was definitely best experience of our trip to Greece! Melina is so warm, kind and giving and has the energy that makes you feel like you’re at home from the get-go! You will love her anecdotes, her insight into Greek culture and definitely her cooking hacks! She made my mother’s 60th birthday really special ❤️"AkhilAbout local MelinaAthens, June 2023
A wonderul way to experience Hellas
"This experience was truly a gem of my travel in Hellas, the true name of Greece. Not only was Dionysia a wonderful cook, she was also a wonderful ambassador to her homeland, its cuisine, its history, and its culture. The few hours I spent with her and her beautiful family went by so quickly, because it was so much fun. During my travel, I truly felt and experienced that the Hellenic people value their families above all else. Along with all other families I met on this trip, Dionysia affirmed it during the lovely evening I spent with her family. Highly recommended for everyone traveling to Hellas! "MinjooAbout local DionysiaAthens, May 2023
Personalized cooking class
"Michail is genuinely passionate about his cooking and making the experience exceptional. All the cooking and eating is on his porch on the 6th floor overlooking Athens in a compact European apartment setting. He has a heater and the weather was fantastic. With the freshest ingredients and his skill, he can make magic with minimal cooking space. He sourced many of his ingredients from his family’s island farm and personalized the menu for healthy eating with lots of vegetables. It was a fantastic meal and experience! "NelsonAbout local MichailAthens, January 2023
Unique & delicious: A must do in Athens!
"Such a unique and fantastic afternoon with Dionysia and her family! Time flew by! We highly recommend it and we will do it again next time we are in Athens. Every detail of this experience was carefully designed with us in mind, as Dionysia communicated with us to make sure we let her know what we wanted. She and her family made us feel so welcomed in their home and ensured we had enough food for the entire day!!! We could not stop eating although we knew we had had more than enough. Everything was super fresh, simply prepared but SOOO FULL of flavor, it was impossible to stop eating. We sat down in her beautifully decorated patio for three hours that seemed like 20 minutes! We talked food, family, politics and traveling the world! We could have stayed there all night sipping into that nice white wine. She invited my son to make a special dessert, to celebrate his birthday: it was truly an unforgettable experience! Thank you, Dionysia, Jason and Kostas, until next time! "MarciaAbout local DionysiaAthens, November 2022
"Our evening with Melina was relaxing and informative. She creates an environment in which you feel at home in her kitchen. We ATE and completely enjoyed ourselves"RebeccaAbout local MelinaAthens, October 2022
Fantastic allergy proof Greek Experience
"We booked with Melina quite some months ago and from the first message we felt as though we knew her. Her warmth radiated throughout from enquiry to finally meeting. We had a 3 course cooking experience the beginning of September to kick off our honeymoon. Melina kept in contact leading up to the booking to ensure everything was to our liking and to accommodate my gluten and dairy allergy. The day itself was fantastic, Melina is warm, bubbly and knowledgeable her passion for cooking is obvious and you can tell she loves passing on that passion. We created a delicious 3 course greek menu with her assistance, she is happy to lead but encourage us to take part and learn the skills needed. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and were made to feel like old friends reuniting. We can't wait to return to Athens and cook with Melina again, until then we will recreate the recipes at home Thank you so much Melina!"AilsaAbout local MelinaAthens, September 2022
Best Souvlaki I have ever tasted!!!
"This is my 1st experience with Withlocals guide and I can tell you this is a game changer. Dionysia has been amazing from the time I booked with questions on logistics until the cooking was over, she promptly sent us links and recipes. The cooking part was so enjoyable and easy to follow. Dionysia is simply the best! She made us feel like a family and we felt so comfortable around her. I hope to follow Dionysia whenever she does her online cooking class. "Amy About local DionysiaAthens, August 2022
Brilliant fun to learn something new
"We had a brilliant day with Melina learning how to cook wonderful Greek food and I thoroughly recommend her course."TomAbout local MelinaAthens, August 2022
Highlight of my stay in Athens
"Cooking with Melina gave me an appreciation for cooking light meals. I learned so much. I will be returning for sure next time I'm in Athens."LadislavAbout local MelinaAthens, August 2022
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Private & Personalized Activities in Athens with a local
Hey, fellow adventurer! As you step into Athens, get ready to dive headfirst into a world of local activities that redefine exploration. We're all about personalized adventures that showcase the best of Athens through activities that reflect its beating heart.
Imagine having a local buddy eager to show you the ropes of the city's activities scene. That's what our local experts bring to the table. They're the ones who'll take you to hidden home dinners that'll make your taste buds sing, cooking classes that'll turn you into a culinary wizard, wildlife and nature escapades that'll make you one with the outdoors, sports and leisure experiences for those chill vibes, food and drink tastings that'll make your belly do a happy dance, and workshops that'll spark your creativity. Whether you're a foodie, a nature enthusiast, a sports junkie, or an art lover, our local guides have got a whole range of activities up their sleeves to make your Athens experience uniquely yours.
Here's the best part – it's all about you. No cookie-cutter agendas or places you're not vibing with. With personalized activities, you're calling the shots. Whether you're clicking Instagram-worthy shots, diving deep into local history, or getting artsy, the activity adapts to your groove and pace. Consider it your express pass to the awesomeness of Athens, guided by a local who knows the city like the back of their hand.
So, next time you're in Athens, forget the usual routine. Dive into local activities and unlock the city's real magic – the flavors that'll make your taste buds cheer, the stories that'll tug at your heart, and the experiences that'll make Athens, well, Athens. It's time to explore like a local – ready to dive in?
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