EcoAthens tours offer a vivid immersion into the celebrated foods and legendary wines of Athens and the Attika region. Why? Keep reading below.
Gourmands and gastronomists regard the Mediterranean diet, and Greek cuisine in particular, as one of the healthiest on the planet. Since Athens consists of a mélange of residents from all over Greece, it is a vibrant hub for Greek cuisine from Greece’s many regions. Dishes have been perfected in family kitchens by grandmas and great grandmas, on back for centuries. For Athenians, life’s joys and sorrows are always accompanied by savory meals, usually eaten outdoors. Pre-packaged, single-serving fast food is frowned on. Why? It’s simple. In Greece it’s a sin to eat alone!
Greece is an up and coming contender in the international wine market where some of the most enthusiastic acclaim is directed at the Mesogeia vineyards of Attika. This region has been making wine for 3,000 years, so the grape farmers there know a thing or two about viticulture. Mesogeia is home to 26 wineries, many of which have been in the same family for three and four generations. Today’s wine producers learned how to taste and smell wines from their fathers, and now they apply those skills to state of the art production facilities at their wineries.
Come along on a foodie spree in Athens oldest market, Varvakios Market, to discover Greek foods you won’t find in your Greek restaurants at home. Bustling, vibrant and delicious. Tour also include the Greek Gastronomy Museum.VIEW DETAILS
Experience wine tastings at four family owned and operated wineries, stretching back as far as 1860. The Wonders include Temple of Artemis, Byzantine church, and a unique folklore and contemporary art museum.VIEW DETAILS
Greek food is a huge reason Greece remains in the hearts of foreign guests. The best way to acquaint yourself with traditional Greek food is to prepare it yourself and eat it. Join a cooking class for a true immersion into Greek gastronomy.VIEW DETAILS