Flavors of Syros Food Tour

The Stunning Hillside Town of Ano Syros
Discover the gastronomical delights of Syros with a food tour. Enjoy mingling with local producers and tasting a variety of Greek goods, as Syros is home to some of the best products from the Cyclades Islands.

After you meet your host Kostas, a food specialist and the owner of a charming delicatessen, you'll peruse his shop. Kostas will teach you what happens in a typical Syros kitchen as you taste some of the traditional products he sells. Discover the herbs produced on the island, home to over 5% of the varieties worldwide. Kostas will help you understand the important role they play in traditional Greek cooking.

Next, enjoy a tasting of local meze, the Greek equivalent to appetizers or tapas. You'll try olives, sun-dried tomatoes, capers, and more local delicacies. While sampling the goods, learn about traditional cooking techniques, many only using raw, local materials. Lastly, sit down for lunch with Kostas at a neighborhood restaurant.

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Itineraries with Flavors of Syros Food Tour

Gastronomy and Culture of the Cyclades - 12 Days

Discover Greece's distinct culture and gastronomy, starting in Athens with a private tour of the Acropolis and a hands-on cooking class, followed by a transition to some of the most beautiful islands of the Cyclades. Begin in Syros for food tours and explorations of medieval cities, then head to the hidden gem of Tinos for some of Greece's best cuisine, plus a visit to marble villages, an art workshop, and an afternoon swimming in the Aegean Sea. End your trip in Naxos where you'll discover ancient sites, historic streets, medieval monasteries, and, of course, delicious, locally-sourced cuisines, the pride of the Greek Islands.