Category: Escorted Tours

Special Christmas coupon

  Book till the end of December and pay only £1750 Messolonghi - Carnival Extravaganza 09-16 March 2019 https://chryssiesgreece.com/product/messolonghi-carnival-extravaganza/ Simply book online and enter the promo code at checkout; offer18 Do you want to see the real Greece, reaching areas off the Tourist trail? Our Authentic Greek trips give you the opportunity to experience Greece like a local, with a specialist guide you will be immersed in culture, history and…

40% off normal price – Western Crete Chania

Details EXCLUSIVE OFFER: 40% OFF FOR BOOKING TILL 30th July! Regular price: £3,100 Book till 30th July and Pay only: £1,860 Chania is not just a city – it is a painting! This tour is ideal if you want to mix up urban exploration and sightseeing with lounging by the sea. The Lefka Ori (mountain) provides a dramatic backdrop to the city’s stunning Venetian architecture and bustling market. There is…

Why Red Easter Eggs?

In the orthodox faith the egg symbolises the sealed Tomb of Christ — the cracking of which symbolised his resurrection from the dead. The red colour symbolises the blood of Christ Do you want to dye your eggs like we will do on Holly Saturday morning? It is simple just follow a few easy steps: Combine water, onion skins, and vinegar in a pot; bring to a boil. Set aside…

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Good Friday in Plaka- Free Photography Workshop

Byzantine Athens is represented by a small number of churches mostly dated from the 11th century. The decorations of churches with figures of Christ, the apostles and saints, was an early form of writing, with images explaining the Orthodox faith for those unable to read. These tiny churches with their red-tiled domes are antique gems set among the modern concrete buildings of the urban metropolis. We will meander through Plaka’s narrow…

From Mediterranean sunsets to religious festivals, experience it first hand with us

The Greek Orthodox tradition is steeped in the universal themes of life and death that are infinitely relatable to all of us. Easter particularly is a time when religious ceremonies bring communities together, both of the living and the dead, uniting communities on a continuous time line and reinforcing a sense of place, history and tradition. Our tours provide a window into this world. A glimpse into another culture's way…

Explore our 2018 Photography Workshops in Greece

  With a choice of exclusive escorted and tutored tours to choose from, join us to explore your photographic potential whilst experiencing the beauty of hidden Greece the tourist crowds miss with our 2018 photography workshops. Each tour is for up to 10 people, includes daily expert tuition from professional photographer Matt Widgery and an exciting itinerary to immerse you in the culture and history of Greece. We guide you…

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Why choose Messolonghi

Messolonghi is the capital town of Aetolia-Acarnania in Western Greece, known as the site of  dramatic sieges during the war of Independence against the Ottoman empire and the death of the philhellenic poet Lord Byron. The town is dominated by vast salt water lagoons that are home to amazing bird concentrations, depending on the season and the weather. Of course most photographers focus on the pelicans and the noisy flamingoes.…

Explore our 2018 Photography workshops in Greece

We will guide you to the best places, people and food to experience Greece like a local. Not only will you come away with some amazing images, but also a deeper understanding of the country that truly is the birthplace of Western civilisation. 2018 photography workshops Messolonghi- (Apocria) 17-24 February Athens (Independence day) 22-29 March Messolonghi (Orthodox Easter) 30 March- 10 April Messolonghi, Holy Trinity (Simiou Panigyri) 24-31 May Lemnos…

Messolonghi 2018 – Itinerary Announced

When’s the next one? February 17 – 23rd 2018 How much is it? £3,000 What’s included? Accommodation, breakfast and workshops,local transport.  This includes daily workshops, as well as post production and photo critique sessions in the evenings. What’s not included? Flights, lunch and dinner. You’ll also need to provide your own camera and all other related gear. For more information on this fantastic workshop see our tour page.