Greek Cooking class in a Country Reatreat in Messinia, Greece!
You will feel and hear the beauty of the nature around you, walking through the beautiful olive groves!
You’ll learn how to cook seasonal Messinian recipes and local delicacies, just like mama used to make.
You will find out and discover the local traditions, the secrets of the local gastronomy and recipes, from making your own filo pastry to preparing seasonal salads, local appetizers and main meals!
You will enjoy a wholesome authentic Meditterranean meal along with the locals!
Join us for a 6-hour guided tour of the olive groves and a cooking class.
You’ll visit a retreat in a beautiful coastal village located in Messinia, 65 km (40 mi) from Kalamata. Surrounded by olive groves, it is the ideal place to enjoy nature at its finest.
The retreat offers something for everyone, from a playground for children to yoga and massage for adults!
Marina, the owner of the estate, will welcome you with homemade koulourakia (traditional Greek cookies) and lemonade. You’ll set off on a walking tour of the estate’s olive groves, and Marina will tell you all about the concept behind the retreat, the history and gastronomy of the area, and her efforts to preserve the local culinary tradition.
Guided by Christina, a local cook, and Marina, you’ll learn how to cook seasonal Messinian recipes and local delicacies, just like mama used to make. They’ll reveal to you the secrets of the local gastronomy and their recipes, from making your own filo pastry to preparing seasonal salads, local appetizers and main meals. The dessert is also homemade.
Then, you’ll enjoy a traditional feast with everything you made during the Cooking class.
Local drinks and wine are also included.Sample Menu
• Home-cooked local meal such as dolmades, mezedes or similar seasonal dishes - Gemista (Stuffed tomatoes and peppers), lahanodolmades (stuffed cabbage leaves), homemade pies like spanakopita, served with local wines and dessert!
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Please notify us of any special dietary needs e.g. vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian, flexitarian etc. or food allergies, allergies to bees etc."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Travelers may not attend a tour if on self-quarantine, or suffering from any transmissible or infectious disease or illness, or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 (or related illness) within the previous 14 days.
Medical certificate about health condition is required."
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 6 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all travellers from all hotels and accomodation within the boundaries of Kalamata.
Our customers should wait in their hotel lobby or outside of the place they stay within the boundaries of the city of Kalamata.
Pick up & transfer is provided outside of the boundaries of Kalamata city, upon request and at an extra charge.Ports
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
- Kalamata Port, Kalamata 241 00, Greece
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.