From its picturesque mainland towns, to the stunning rugged wilderness of its sea-swept coasts, Greece is a country brimming with Mediterranean charm, jaw-dropping landscapes, unique history, and traditional flavors.
If this is your first time traveling to Greece, or you are returning for a closer inspection, and have no idea where to start in discovering Greece’s old world and contemporary beauty, we strongly urge you to first dine in one of the country’s plenty of traditional taverns (tavernas).
Authentic Greek dishes will be affectionately prepared for you in an effort to stimulate your senses with their fresh and extremely delicious ingredients. However, the ultimate dining experience in Greece includes much more surprises that you should not miss out on. Get yourself fully prepared for an unprecedented feast of the senses with these 4 awesome things:
- The View
The beautiful sunsets in Greece and its beaches are known around the world. Set a date with your family and friends to share a memorable dining experience, with a view that will invigorate your body and satisfy your soul. To make this new experience as genuine as possible, do not forget to try as many authentic Greek dishes as possible with a glass of local Greek wine in your hand.
2. Greece’s Feline Friends
Feel cute cats purring at your feet while enjoying your delicious Greek food. These happy felines that are usually illustrated in some of the most beautiful Greek postcards. During your dining experience they may beg for your attention and, of course, for some of the precious treats you have on your plate.
3. Dancing With The (Local) Stars
Greece is one of the few countries across the world where folk dances and songs are still alive today, being passed from generation to generation maintaining the country’s national identity. So, when it comes to providing a memorable experience for your trip, a visit to an authentic Greek tavern, where talented musicians are perched on wooden chairs narrating a story that will immediately initiate spontaneous Greek dancing, is exactly what you need.
4. Back to School
If the cosy and friendly atmosphere of a traditional Greek restaurant catches your eye while strolling around picturesque paths, you may have approached the right place to enjoy your dinner or lunch. If its decor is embellished with a promising menu written on a chalkboard and its kitchen supervised by a yia-yia (Greek grandmother), it is even better. You just have accepted the invitation to attend old school cooking classes that will definitely blow your mind on a whole new level.