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Learn how to cook traditional Greek dishes with fresh, organic products from the land of Naxos and enjoy a luscious meal from your own hands!

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  • #Family
  • #LocalExperience
Duration
4 hours
Availability
daily
TRIP ADVISOR RATING
Group Type
Small Group or Private

Tour Highlights

Delve into a cooking experience at a local home in Kaloxylos village, located 20 minutes away from Naxos Town. Learn how to cook traditional Greek dishes made from fresh, organic ingredients and impress your friends and families with your newly-acquired cooking skills. Walk around the village with the company of your guide, become part of the local life and experience the village way of living, while getting an insight into the traditions of Naxos through a visit at the island's folklore museum. Prepare to taste incredible homemade recipes passed down through generations - this Naxos cooking class is here to prove that the way to a Greek’s heart is through their stomach!

Get an insight into the Greek cuisine with a 2.5-hour cooking class

Admire the exhibits of Naxos folklore museum

Familiarize yourself with the local products of Naxos

Feel like a local while feasting on the meal you lovingly prepared

What you will taste on this tour

  • Greek coffee
  • Biscuits
  • Fresh fruit
  • Traditional ‘moussaka’
  • A variety of pies
  • Tzatziki
  • Greek Salad
  • Variety of cheeses
  • Dessert
  • Wine/Beer/Refreshments

What you can expect?

Your cooking class adventure will take place in Kaloxylos Village, 20 minutes away from Naxos Town. Before your cooking class, your guide will take you on a walk around the picturesque village, sharing with you the secrets of the region only locals know about. Once you reach your destination, a traditional local home, you will be welcomed with a world-famous Greek coffee accompanied by homemade cookies and fresh fruit.

After your warm welcome, it’s time to get down to business! You will wear your apron and begin your 2.5-hour cooking class, where you will prepare a luscious three-course Greek meal with the help of our expert cook. The menu varies depending on the local goods that are in season, as the dishes are made with the very best organic products the island has to offer. You will cook a starter, a main dish and a dessert depending on your preferences, favorite ingredients and diet restrictions, while the menu will also include a salad, bread, a variety of Naxos’ cheeses and local wine.

When you’re done with the cooking class, you’ll get the chance to take a break and relax with a visit to Naxos’ folklore museum, located in the entrance of the village. As the table is set by your hosts, you will have the opportunity to wander around the exhibits that showcase the way of life of Naxians during past times.

Now, it’s time to taste the fruits of your labors! Try the meal you lovingly prepared and experience a Greek feast like a true local. We’ll make sure your vacations in Naxos will be hard to top!

Inclusions

Greek coffee, fruits and homemade cookies as a welcome treat

Traditional three-course cooking class, salad, appetizers and local wine

Guided tour around the village

All taxes and VAT

Exclusions

Transportation to and from the village (could be arranged at an additional cost)

Any additional orders or purchases

Know before you go!

The Greek cuisine is ideal for vegetarians and vegans! Just let us know your dietary restrictions, and we’ll have a special menu designed just for you.

FAQs

Are there any extra costs?

No. The costs include a 2.5-hour cooking class, a visit to Naxos' folklore museum and a Greek family feast!

 

Reviews

  • Highlight of trip to Naxos was renting a car and driving about 20 mins to a small town and meeting Katerina, who took us to her pristine family home, where we cooked a fabulous meal under her guidance. Katerina is charming, full of information and an excellent cook. She is very organized and we had such a great time learning to cook a few great courses. Highly recommend!

    - 672hillaryr
  • I booked the cooking course as a surprise for my mum and it was just the right thing! Katharina is a very friendly and warm person, we had a wonderful time together. We learned a lot about Greek cuisine and prepared very tasty food. It was like an afternoon with friends! We would repeat the course any time. :)

    - Michaela F

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