Category: Expert Insight

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…

Etoliko - church (1 of 1)

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…

Submissions call for Photo Critique – January 14th 2018

As the nights get shorter, and the light fades from the days,  we are moving ever closer to our January 14th Photo Critique session at 6pm, Magdelene College,  Cambridge. But luckily the theme is “Light” so hopefully your photos will brighten things up for us! If you would like to submit the rules are simple: 1. Only 3 images per person, submitted in jpg to this dropbox folder 2. Photo critiques…