Official Travel Agency : Explore Andros

8-Day Holiday Program

Cooking Holidays

  • Price

    from 1000€

  • Duration

    8 days / 7 nights

  • Persons

    min 2 - max 16

  • Season

    March - November

  • Departure Dates

    17 May - 14 June- 12 July - 6 September

  • Difficulty


  • Highlights

    7-day cooking classes under the guidance of an expert local cook

    Master techniques and fresh ingredients

    Learn about Greek culinary traditions

    Light hiking tour

    Visit the Cyclades Olive Oil Museum

    Small group of 12 persons or less

  • Included services

    1. Ferry Tickets Rafina - Andros - Rafina

    2. 7-night accommodation with breakfast

    3. Diverse program including cooking courses, hiking tours and various activities, as mentioned

    4. All transfers

    5. All meals as mentioned

    6. All entry fees and necessary local transfers

    7. 24 hour support on the island for any troubleshooting or advice

    8. English, French, Italian speaking guide with local knowledge

  • Not included

    1. Flight Tickets
    2. Other than mentioned meals/beverages
    3. Travel Medical Insurance *

    *Travel insurance is not covered in the tour price. You can organize travel insurance with your preferred insurance company.

Cooking on an Aegean island
A gastronomic journey

The starting point is the generous Greek Land and Sea! With your emancipation from everything you knew until now and the creative spirit, you arrive at your destination; an amazing, nutritious, healthy, colorful meal... With this holiday offer we invite you to cook, learn, laugh, feel and travel with us. Whether a sophisticated foodie or just a cooking enthusiast, this culinary detour in Andros is certainly yours to discover!

Day 1: Xenios Zeus

Arrival day and check-in at the hotel. Enjoy the Greek hospitality. Welcome drinks and Greek "mezes". Briefing about the itinerary and introduction to the basic principles of the recipes that we cook together. Light dinner in the hotel's garden.


Day 2: Mother Earth

Simple pure flavors. The morning is free for you to relax or explore the area. We meet in the evening for our first cooking class and dinner in the hotel's garden.


Day 3: Greek Olive Oil

Longevity and wellness. After breakfast we visit the Olive Oil Museum. Back to the hotel for our cooking class and lunch.


Day 4: A walk in the countryside

Local dishes. After breakfast we take a short hike. Evening cooking class and dinner in the hotel's garden.


Day 5: From milking to ...cheese

After breakfast we go to the sheepfolds of Giannisseo to take part in the production of cheese. The cooking class takes part outdoors and we lunch under the shade of trees.


Day 6: Delicious seaside adventure

Seafood. After breakfast we go to the land fields of Korthi. There we collect herbs, like oregano, capers or sea fennel and we learn how to dry and store them. Return to a Greek tavern to have lunch using the collected herbs in fresh salads.


Day 7: Simplicity and sweetness

Fruit and sugar. After breakfast, we go to a nearby field to collect fruit. Our cooking session today is learning how to prepare the famous Greek "spoon sweets ".

Now it's your turn to cook! Pick one of your favorite dishes presented, go to the local market to get necessary ingredients and prepare the menu for our last dinner. Dinner Party!


Day 8: Departure Day

Trip details

Insurance: Participants should be covered by their own personal travel-health insurance prior to the trip. The personal insurance must at least cover medical expenses as well as air rescue and the cost of repatriation.
Explore Andros is not responsible for any accidents or mishaps directly or indirectly related to the tour.
(See Terms & Conditions)

Transportation: We travel by minivan, bus Taxi, that leaves while we walk and continues to the next place where we stay for the night.

Accommodation: We stay in hotels in the main towns (all with private facilities).
The tour prices are based on double occupancy with breakfast.

Food: Every morning we have breakfast, picnic lunch en route and lunch or dinner, if included in your program. (Vegetarians are welcome on our tours. Ask for the special diet menu)

Group Size: 2-16 participants.

The hikes offer a moderate hike with a maximum of 4-5 hours walk. Participants should be in good physical condition with a little experience.

Things you need to bring :

  • Daypack (approx. 20 lt.)
  • Trekking shoes
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Fleece
  • Water bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimming suit

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Contact us

  • Address

    Ormos Korthiou, Andros
    Cyclades, 84502, Greece

  • Phone

    +30 2282 061368
    +30 6937 236362

  • Email


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