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Andros: Private Cooking Class with a Local

1. Andros: Private Cooking Class with a Local

Dive into the secrets of Greek cuisine on a private cooking experience at one of the most beautiful villages in Chora. Get a glimpse of the local culture and family recipes passed down through generations from an expert local cook. After being picked up from your hotel, head straight to a traditional house at Chora to meet your chef. Delight your senses as you stroll through the private garden of the host to pick some homegrown vegetables. Your chef will show you how to choose fresh items for your dish. Start your class by preparing a local greek salad with the guidance of your chef. Try your hands on making a local dish of Andros, The Fourtalia. Depending on the season you will also cook a variety of appetizers like stuffed flowers from the pumpkins and the delicious Lyra. Spend a few hours learning the tricks behind traditional Greek cuisine and the origins of each dish. Once everything is ready, sit around the table to taste what you have prepared with a glass of wine. Finally, leave the place with new recipes and knowledge about the local greek lifestyle.

From Athens: Day Trip to Andros Island

2. From Athens: Day Trip to Andros Island

After arriving at the meeting point in Athens, travel to the port of Rafina to take the morning ferry to Andros. Enjoy a relaxing journey of about 2 hours before you arrive at the island.  First drive to the old capital of the island, Paleopolis. See the remains of the old town and learn about its history from your expert guide. Next stop is at Menites village where you will see the "lion springs", and the walnut forest. Visit the traditional villages of Strabouries and Apikia village, before taking a 15-minute hike to where you will see one of the greatest spectacles in a Cycladic island, the Pythara Waterfalls. After discovering the natural beauty of the waterfalls, make your way to the Aghia Irene Monastery where you will learn about the history, culture, and religion of Andros Island from a local theologist. The monastery features small museums including a writing museum and a floral museum. Your final stop will be at the present-day capital of Andros, Chora. Wander around the beautiful streets of Chora, visit the Venezian Castle. Learn about the history of the island from medieval times. After this, you can opt to have lunch in a local restaurant or return to the port to take the ferry back to Athens.

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