Cooking Experience in Andros – Introduction
It’s time to introduce you to our Andros cooking experience. The concept is one of a kind because it combines the fresh ingredients with the local recipes.
Guided by our local chef you will prepare and learn how to, 5 dishes and the menus have many options.
Cooking Experience in Andros – The ingredients
The farm-to-table concept takes on its literal meaning. Right in the heart of this idyllic scenery is where you get to learn the secrets of the island’s cuisine. Pick the freshest ingredients that grow in the estate’s organic garden and cook with locals amidst the mesmerizing scents of lavender and rosemary in an area designed to host a cooking class like no other.
Cooking Experience in Andros – The location
Just a stone’s throw from stunning Gialia, one of the most pristine Andros beaches, Votsalo Estate comprises three newly built holiday villas and a laid-back all-day lounge bar.
The estate enjoys a prime location right on the beach, just a leisurely 30-minute stroll away from charming Andros Town (Chora) and the renowned Museum of Modern Art. Moreover, Votsalo Estate is perfectly located for those wishing to explore the magnificent Andros Routes, the island’s wide network of ancient hiking paths.
Cooking Experience in Andros – The garden
Covering a total area of almost two acres of green magic, it’s no overstatement to say that Votsalo Estate is a slice of heaven on earth. Take a walk under the shade of tall trees and you will instantly feel as though you’ve entered your private Garden of Eden, a mystical piece of land adorned with fragrant flowers and abundant in colorful vegetables.
But true magic awaits as you approach the back end of the estate and your ears start catching the lullaby of a delightful waterfall, one of many you’ll stumble upon in Andros, the only of the Cyclades Islands that boasts ten rivers with continuous flow all year long.
Cooking Experience in Andros – The services
You can book an appointment and the experience take place each Tuesday morning.
We can offer you transfer services from all over the island to our cooking experience. Contact us for the cost.
English and Greek-speaking local tour leader
Free Wi-Fi onboard
Free map and bottle of water from the local Andros spring, Sariza
Taxes and services fee
Polaroid photo at the end of the tour
State licensed guide
Personal travel insurance (upon request)
Pick-up and drop-off service
Transportation by VIP Peugeot minivan
Bring your camera. You may take a lot of photos.
3 hours (without pickup)
FAQs about the Andros Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
I am staying in an Airbnb. Where can I get picked up from?
We cannot pick up clients from Airbnbs for our tours. If you are staying in Andros, then you can come by our offices to begin the tour.
What happens in the event of rain?
All our bus tours run regardless of the weather. If an activity is canceled because of extreme weather conditions, you have the option to change the date, switch activity, or cancel and receive a refund.
What time is the pick-up time for the tours?
The pick-up time for all tours is the same as the meeting time indicated on your vouchers and our website. Please note that there may be a slight delay of 5-10 minutes, depending on the number of pickups we have scheduled. Please be ready 10 minutes before your trip to facilitate that.
Can I bring my luggage on your bus?
Yes, you can! In case there is no room on our bus, we will drop off your luggage at our offices, and you will be able to pick them up after the end of the tour.
How late can I make a booking?
You can make a booking with us literally at the last minute! Just keep in mind that there may be no seats left on the tour if you do that! We recommend booking at least one week in advance, to have the best chances of finding availability.
Which tours can I join on the same day?
This is a day tour, so you cannot participate in any of our other tours if you book it.
Cancellations received within five days of the tour will incur a 50% penalty for each person.
Cancellations received within two days of the tour will incur a 100% penalty for each person.
Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit the entire payment.
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