Kea Island Day Tour with Cooking Lessons

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Mezze Spread
Mezze Spread
Boning Anchovies
Boning Anchovies
Fried Zucchini Blossoms
Fried Zucchini Blossoms
Pouring olive oil on bread
Pouring olive oil on bread
Harvesting olives (October)
Harvesting olives (October)
Smiling Lion
Smiling Lion
Kea Island Day Tour with Cooking Lessons - Picture 9
Kea Island Day Tour with Cooking Lessons - Picture 10

What To Expect

Experience an unique Mediterranean adventure and learn how to prepare typical Mediterranean dishes from an experienced local cook as you immerse yourself into Mediterranean lifestyle from eating, entertaining and living.


  • Explore the beautiful island of Kea and see the island's symbol, the smiling lion

  • Get a chance to meet the famous cook book author, Aglaia Kremezi

  • Learn how to cook and prepare Mediterranean dishes from famous and skilled instructor

  • Take delight in authentic Mediterranean dishes for lunch


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Start a fascinating culinary and cultural adventure as you journey to the island of Kea from Athens and take in the enlightening Mediterranean way of life with the help of the famous cook book author, Aglaia Kremezi. Discover the wonders of Mediterranean lifestyle as you spend time with Aglaia Kremezi and her husband giving you an insight of their healthy style of living.

Board on a ferry taking you to Korissia, the port town of Kea Island. From there, head towards the country house of internationally renowned cook book author, Aglaia Kremezi. With numerous awards and recognition, Aglaia teaches travelers how to cook and prepare appetizing Mediterranean dishes.

Meet Aglaia and her husband, Costas, as they welcome you into their home and show you around. Have a glimpse of their beautiful garden filled with Mediterranean plants, herbs, trees and fruits. Hear fascinating stories from Aglaia and Costas, such as their hobbies and interests, making you feel at home.

Begin the cooking lessons using local and home-grown products in season. For this season, you may learn how to make dolmas (stuffed grape leaves for meze), stuffed vegetables to serve with the main course, traditional breads, fried zucchini blossoms and other vegetables, skordalia (garlic spread) and pies. Enjoy a long Mediterranean lunch and savor the dishes prepared in class and other delicacies.

Continue on a drive up to Ioulis-Chora and stroll around its spectacular alleys. Have fun in a short hike along an old trail leading to oak forests and get a chance to see the famous ancient smiling lion, the symbol of the island.


  • Hotel pick-up

  • Transfers to/from Lavrio port

  • 2 A/R ferry tickets (Lavrio-Kea)

  • Multilingual tour leader

  • 4 hour Greek cooking lesson with lunch

  • Visit to Ioulis-Chora

  • Short walk to the ancient smiling lion


  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children 3 years old and below are free of charge.

  • This tour has a 2 passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.

  • This tour operates as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 15 guests.

  • Program and price are subject to change depending on number of participants and special agreements.

  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Trekking shoes and light jacket are recommended.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 8 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 5 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 4 days or less prior to date of activity.

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