Experience the lesser-known side of the country with this two-week trip across Northern Greece. You'll go from Greece's second city of Thessaloniki to living like the proverbial pasha in lakeside Ioannina, then up to the clifftop monasteries of Meteora. Continue on through the stone Zagori mountain villages to wrap up your journey on the shores of Corfu in the Ionian Sea, where you'll follow in legendary traveler Odysseus's footsteps.
As you learn about the different types of mushrooms in Zagori and what distinguishes them, you'll also discover how to cook them. Your host will reveal how weather impacts mushrooms and their historic role in the region's dietary habits.
You'll enjoy a unique culinary experience dedicated to mushrooms. The restaurant is a favorite amongst the locals as the chefs serve traditional Zagorian recipes with a modern twist. Enjoy tasting the different types of mushrooms you discussed earlier in the day while relaxing in a cozy environment.
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Itineraries with Mushroom Workshop & Dinner in Zagori
Make the most of your trip with this adventurous itinerary around the mainland and Corfu. First, see Athens from a different perspective on a bike tour of its neighborhoods. Then head north to the monasteries atop the cliffs of Meteora. Hike through the mountainside villages of Zagori, and learn to cook a traditional three-course meal before hopping the ferry to beautiful Corfu for some hiking, biking, and kayaking around the island.
This 17-day adventure will take you from the sights and sounds of Athens to the clifftops of Meteora to the tranquil villages of Zagori and the crystal waters of the Peloponnese. Along the way, you'll hike, bike, and paddle your way around mainland Greece's stunning landscapes. End your journey with a trip to coastal Nafplio and a sunset finale at Sounion.