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Do you want to dance like the Greeks? Get ready to let your hair down on this celebratory crash course of Greek culture; dance, drink and eat the night away.

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Duration
4.5 hours
Availability
Daily
TRIP ADVISOR RATING
Group Type
Small Group or Private

Small Group Tour: Friday at 6.00 pm (June-October) Friday at 4.30 pm (Nov-May)      

Private Tour: Daily, starting time can be customized

FROM
69/Person

Tour Highlights

Join us for an unforgettable evening full of Greek music, dancing, and fun! Get the chance to learn how to move to the rhythm of Greek folk and celebrate life the way Greeks do: by eating, drinking, laughing and dancing the evening away!

1.5-hour Greek dance lesson with an experienced instructor

Beautiful setting in the heart of Athens dedicated to traditional Greek dances

A local guide to share the fun with

A hearty dinner on the slopes of Acropolis 

What you can expect?

Do it like 'Zorbas the Greek' in the famous film and follow us to a memorable evening full of music and laughter. Get in the mood and warm up your legs with a short walk through the scenic Areopagitou Street, one of the top walking routes in Athens, until you reach the beautiful theatre, where your Greek dance lesson will take place.

In this 1.5-hour class, our professional dance teacher will take you on a journey through the heritage of Greek folk dances. Join the circle, hold each other’s hands, and follow the steps of the most popular routines, such as 'kalamatianos' and 'sirtos'.

Having danced your legs off, your adventure will take you to a traditional tavern for a rewarding dinner. With an amazing view of the illuminated Acropolis, you will get the chance to experience an original Greek feast -or 'glendi' in Greek: delicious food, wine, and music, paired with the great company of warmhearted locals, will make your evening a night to remember!

Inclusions

  • A 1.5-hour dance lesson with an excellent instructor in a dance theatre
  • Services of a local guide to share the fun with
  • A delicious hearty dinner in a traditional restaurant
  • Goodbye gift as a memento of your experience
  • All taxes and VAT


Dinner menu:

  • Greek salad (per 4 people)
  • 3 appetizers (per 4 people): moussaka, dolmades (stuffed vine leaves), tzatziki (Greek yogurt-garlic spread)
  • Main course: Pork/chicken souvlaki or vegetarian option
  • Dessert: Greek yogurt with honey
  • 1 lt. of Greek wine per 4 persons


For private tours only:

  • Tour can be extended with a 1-hour walking tour in Plaka neighborhood at no additional cost.

FAQs

What is the spoken language?

The tour is only available in English.

 

Reviews

  • We were 10 people, and we learned how to dance the Greek way!So fun, and the teacher was great.The guide was awesome, she met us at Acropolis Metro station, and walked us to the place we danced. I could describe her as a walking «history book».Definitely reccomend it!!

    - R5652YXlisae
  • The Zorba in Me experience was JUST what I had hoped for! Great dancing instructions that taught me regional variations and new dances. A walking tour near the Acropolis took us to back streets I didn't know existed and the perfect view of Athens...what a bonus. And dinner with our new dancing friends was amazing! Classic Greek dishes made to perfection (as a Greek American...I wouldn't say it if the restaurant wasn't perfect)! One of our highlights in Athens!

    - GigiTon
  • My vote: Book this tour. I hope you get Eleni. You will not regret a second of it. This goes down as one of our most favourite memories of Athens.

    - Kevin Z
  • My friend and I took “The Zorba inside me” class with dancing and traditional Greek meal. We were met at the assigned spot by Penelope our guide who stayed with us throughout the evening. She was prompt, professional and provided a lot of information about the food culture in Athens. She was also a great conversationalist at dinner! The first stop of the evening was the Greek dancing class. Our teacher was fantastic. He (I can’t remember his name) demonstrated all the dances well, and kept the mood light and enjoyable (even if we had a hard time catching on). Dinner was fantastic. Great atmosphere! Great food! Great company!

    - ILooney
  • Eleni was fabulous and full of information as we walked to our dance lesson and then again to dinner. The dance lesson was fantastic and that’s due, in part, to the other two fun couples who were in the group. Come prepared to move as at one point we likened it to Greek Zumba! Very fun and I hope I remember everything we learned, not only about dance but also about where the dances came from, so it’s a miniature history lesson (which gives you a moment to have a sip of water between dances!) Food choices at dinner were great, a nice variety and intro to Greek dishes if you haven’t already had that experience on your own.

    - TravelBGS
  • The Zorba Inside Me experience was excellent. I was very pleasantly surprised that the dance lesson was in the famous Dora Stratou Studios and the instructor Marina was very good. The host/guide Tiama was outstanding. She assisted in an enthusiastic and knowledgeable fashion during the dance lesson. She was equally enthusiastic and knowledgeable during a fascinating tour of an area of the Plaka which I had never seen before (and I have visited the Plaka many times) and she was then an excellent host over dinner.

    - Hts
  • I am not a dancer. I’ve never been a dancer and never will be. When my wife insisted we book this dance class, I played along as a good sport. I didn’t expect to enjoy it, and yet that’s exactly what happened. Trust me when I say: if I can dance like a Greek, so can you. Our instructor Marina taught us some very simple dance moves that progressed in difficulty as we went along. Her assistant Tiana could not have been more pleasant. I highly recommend this tour for anyone who enjoys having a fun time — and who doesn’t?

    - GlanderFam
  • The Zorba Inside Me experience was excellent. I was very pleasantly surprised with the quality of dance lesson and the instructor Marina was very good. The host/guide Tiama was outstanding. She assisted in an enthusiastic and knowledgeable fashion during the dance lesson. She was equally enthusiastic and knowledgeable during a fascinating tour of an area of the Plaka which I had never seen before (and I have visited the Plaka many times) and she was then an excellent host over dinner.

    - DavidTalbot1
  • We had a group of 8 people and the dance instructor was very good and took her time with us. When we "miss" stepped we all laughted. I recommend this for everyone visiting Greece. Everyone in our group had positive comments on the evening The dinner was a small but great place to eat with a live Greek band

    - Toni7211
  • It has been a very nice experience to enjoy the different tours they have offered us and especially the Greek dance lesson in Athens; we fully enjoyed them and spent very nice moments. We fully recommend their tours;

    - Ara25mex

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