Cooking Class "Culinary Balcony"

Learn how to cook traditional recipes of Mountain Pelion, in Greece. In one of the most beautiful balconies of eastern Pelion, you are invited to cook traditional dishes, together with local people. Take our hands-on cooking class, find out how to prepare our most exquisite recipes and enjoy them on a beautiful balcony overlooking the Aegean Sea!


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  • Deposit (down payment): Not required
  • Balance Payment: Cash (after the end of the class)

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Meet with your cooking instructor at “Marea” restaurant in “Chorefto”, and be welcomed with freshly baked Greek coffee and fresh orange juice for our little friends. We cook with local products of Pelion and Thessaly such as olive oil, vegetables, herbs, "feta" cheese, and honey.

Get your aprons on and start cooking! Throughout the class, everyone gets the chance to be actively involved in the preparation of a greek traditional meal. You will learn how to cook “Gemista”, one of the most traditional, homemade dishes you can find in the Greek countryside. Chop, peel, saute and find out the secrets of homemade cuisine. Additionaly, you will learn how to make the traditional cheese pie “Skopelitiki” with homemade "fillo" dough.​​​​​​


While our courses get ready, you will have the chance to try our local drink “tsipouro”, served with local snacks ("mezes").

“Gemista” will be served on the table accompanied by "feta" cheese, seasonal salad, and Greek white wine or local beer.

Enjoy your gastronomical creations on our balcony and get the chance to eat and relax overlooking the Aegean Sea.



  • If you are looking for attractions and things-to-do in Pelion, the “Culinary Balcony” cooking class is an easy and family-friendly activity for everyone. In one of the most beautiful balconies of eastern Pelion, you are invited to cook traditional dishes, together with local people and overlooking the Aegean Sea. Join us to prepare a 2-course meal, including snacks and salad, following the instructions of an experienced local cook. This hands-on cooking class is a fun learning activity for both children and adults and the best way to impress your friends back home!
  • Location: Hotel Marabou, above the beach of "Chorefto"
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours
  • Starting Time: 11:00
  • Difficulty Level: Easy



  • Local Cook Instructor & Assistant (english-speaking)
  • A glass of “Tsipouro”, wine, beer or a soft drink and snacks during the class
  • A full course meal


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Anything not specified in the section “Included”


  1. Chorefto