Welcome to Chios

Its varied terrain ranges from lonesome mountain crags in the north, to the citrus-grove estates of Kampos, near the island’s port capital in the centre, to the fertile Mastihohoria in the south, where generations of mastic growers have turned their villages into decorative art gems.

The intriguing, little-visited satellite islands of Psara and Inousses share Chios’ legacy of maritime greatness.

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Chios for foodies: Chios Town Food Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Chios Castle, Chios Town, Chios, Northeast Aegean IslandsYour tour starts with a visit to the famous Castle of Chios where you will travel back in time during the Genovese, Venetian and Ottoman occupation. Pass By: ChiosAs your adventure continues, we walk the main shopping street of Chios. Aplotaria has been the island’s commercial street since the 16th century and went through the heart of the city.

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Independent Samos Island Day Trip From Kusadasi

Samos is a Greek island in the eastern Aegean Sea, south of Chios, north of Patmos and the Dodecanese, and off the coast of Asia Minor, from which it is separated by the 1.6 kilometres (0.99 mi)-wide Mycale Strait. It is also a separate regional unit of the North Aegean region, and the only municipality of the regional unit. In ancient times Samos was a particularly rich and powerful city-state. It is home to Pythagoreion and the Heraion of Samos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes the Eupalinian aqueduct, a marvel of ancient engineering. Samos is the birthplace of the Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras, after whom the Pythagorean theorem is named, the philosopher Epicurus, and the astronomer Aristarchus of Samos, the first known individual to propose that the Earth revolves around the sun. Samian wine was well known in antiquity, and is still produced on the island.Please remember to have your passport! Highlights : •    Home to Pythagoreion and the Heraion of Samos, a UNESCO World Heritage•    Birthplace of the Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras•    Try antique Samian wine•    Ferry ticket and one way transfer included

$45.67 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Chios Cooking Lessons

If you are interested in Chios cuisine, if you want to go deeper into Greek food or you are just in love with cooking, we invite you to join our gatherings, the Chios cooking lessons. An alternative activity to explore Chios and Greek culture, to unveil Chios secrets like a local. You will make, taste and enjoy traditional Greek recipes and prepare delicious dishes with the guidance and assistance of our cook, Teodora. Teodora, born and raised in Chios, bears all the knowledge of her family and shares it with us with love and integrity. She is passionate about food and a continuous searcher of recipes and ingredients to sprinkle the food with love and care. She is an author of numerous articles about food, recipes and culinary journeys and lately is preparing her own cook book to travel us into Chios cuisine and grandmother’s recipes, a cultural courtesy to Chians. Join our Cooking Lessons All the dishes are made of genuine pure Chian & Greek products such as olive oil, vegetables, cheese, meat, wine, etc. and of course all the ingredients are fresh and local. In addition, useful information about the herbs, olive oil and other ingredients is given, together with explanations of their nutritional value and usage. Written recipes are provided along with small treatments to remember this day. After cooking, you will all eat together on a long monastery-style table, enjoying the fruits of your creativity with local wine and bread, Greek music and nice stories…… Kali Oreksi! (Bon Appetit!) Useful info! Duration of each event is more than 3 hours so don’t forget to bring with you your foodie mood! It’s a reservation only event so plan your visit ahead. Keep in mind that its event is limited to a number of 10 persons (can be extended if participants are members of the same group) Our team is available for presenting the event at the comfort of your hotel, villa etc subject to an understanding with the owner of the accommodation. Give us a ring for further arrangements +30 6947 315 709 +30 6982109050 Coffee to start A steaming cup of freshly prepared Greek coffee is certainly the best way to start our gathering. Since sipping coffee with your friends is considered the best way to start a conversation, imagine this as the beginning of our lessons. A traditional Greek treatment locally produced will accompany the stories of our Chef. Greek Music Music enhances the eating experience and Greek music is an example of digital seasoning to food. While the environment can offer unique sounds to our ears, the old radio next to our kitchen will provide reasons to dance. Don’t forget that there is food on fire so we will dance like Greeks: With stomach full!

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