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Day 1  

Athens

Arrive in Athens

Transfer to hotel from Airport included for jointly arranged arrivals

Accommodations in the Plaka (Old Town Athens) or at Lycabettus Hotel in Kolonaki

Early arrivals can explore the ancient path in front of the Acropolis Museum or rest in hotel

Dinner and drinks in Old town  

 

 
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Day 2 

Breakfast at hotel

Athens Mythology Tour

Roam the old town of Athens, shopping and lunch in the old town - Café Avissinia

Rest at the hotel or explore the city

If the ancient theater is having an event, we could have a night at the Theater Herodus Atticus

Free evening

Dinner on your own 

  

 
Cycladic Museum

Cycladic Museum

Day 3

Cycladic Museum and Archeological Museum 

·     Cycladic Art Museum

·     National Archeological Museum

Dinner in old town

Partners would participate with the group or explore on their own

 

Corfu Town

Corfu Town

Day 4

Arrive in Corfu

Breakfast at Athens hotel and check out

Visit the Acropolis Museumwith guide 

Leave for Corfu:  2:15 pm shuttle from hotel to Athens Airport for afternoon flight (Aegean 284 departs 4:25, arrives in Corfu 5:25)

Shuttle at Corfu Airport will pick up and drop off at the villas; re-board and meet at Villa Inspirante at 7pm.

Welcome drinks and group pictures in the Villa Inspirante foyer

Dinner and wine at wonderful restaurant Brousko, talk about the plans for the week

Van picks up and returns to their villas

Corfu Museum of Asian Art

Corfu Museum of Asian Art

Day 5  

Pick up at 8:30am

Breakfast at Villa Inspirante

Class 9:30-12pm  

½ day class - visit public market by the ancient fortress walls

Lunch at Fisalides (best fish restaurant in town) 

Visit Corfu Museum of Asian Art

or Archeological Museum of Corfu if open or Byzantine Museum

*All these can be seen in one day in the old town of Corfu

Partner group enjoys walks around Kompitsi or lingers at Villa Inspirante

Partner group comes along for a day in Corfu

Free time in town shopping, cocktails, dinner 

Taxis back to the villas.

Oldest Bookbinding store in Mediterranean

Oldest Bookbinding store in Mediterranean

Day 6 

Pick up 8:30am

Breakfast at Villa Inspirante  

Class 9:30 to 12pm

Lunch at Brousko

Visit to one of the oldest bookbinding places in Europe in the Compiello quarter

Late afternoon: Imabari Seaside Lounge and Resturant, with lounge chairs, nice bar and swimming, and great views of the fortress 

Dinner at Gefsis and Oinos restaurant 9pm

Back to villas

Paleokastritsa Beach

Paleokastritsa Beach

Day 7 -  

Pick up 8:30am

Breakfast at Villa Inspirante 

Class 9:30-12p lunch at Brousko’s

Afternoon at Paleokastritsa Beach- option: paddle boats for 4 people to explore caves and beaches Paddle boats 10€ per hour

Dinner at beach

Van back to Villas 

Olive Tasting Day

Olive Tasting Day

Day 8

Pick up at 8:30am

Breakfast at Villa Inspirante 

Class 9:30-12pm Walk in the forest behind the Villa (sketching)

Partners can stay at Villa Inspirante or go to Paxi Island for the day

Neolea Olive tasting at Villa Inspirante 12:30 to 1:30pm

Catered lunch after Olive tasting 

Cooking Classes at Villa Inspirante with Francesca, an Italian Cook, who teaches old venetian recipes.

Dinner with cooking class results

Taxis back to villas

Day 11 

Breakfast at Villa Inspirante and rented villas 

Shuttle to Airport/Return to Athens (Aegean flight 283 departs 11:25, arrives 12:25 in Athens) 

Guests may have further travel options or return to Seattle

 

 

 

Theotoky Estate

Theotoky Estate

Day 9 

Breakfast at Villa Inspirante and rented villas 

Pick up at 8:30

Class 9:30 – 12:30pm 

Partners visit Glyfada Beach after class Glyfada beachor Corfu Town-Self Guided tour or with a guided walking tour with Katia of the new and old fortresses and the old town

Light lunch and Wine tasting at Theotoki Estate

Rest at Villas

Cavalieri Hotel in Corfu - cocktails and views

Dinner at Ristorante Del Sole Corfu

Taxis back to villas

  

photo credit: Jeremy Martinez

photo credit: Jeremy Martinez

 Day 10 

Pick up at 8:30am

Breakfast at Villa Inspirante

Class 9:30-12pm Partners group can go to Vido Island

Lunch at Brousko

Achilleion Palace- Southwest of town in the village of Gastouri

Celebration- Dinner at The Venetian Well 

Van back to Villas