Learn to Dance & Have Fun Like a Greek in Athens! (Small Group or Private)

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69 EUR

Join us for an unforgettable evening full of Greek music, dancing, delicious food and a whole lot of fun! You’ll learn popular Greek folk dances and discover how to have fun like a Greek: eat, drink, laugh and dance your evening away! Suitable for all ages and skill levels.

Duration: 5 hours
    Available in
  • English
I’m not a dancer, and have never been one. When my wife suggested this class, I went along with it to be a good sport. I didn’t expect to enjoy it, but I did.

Greek dancing is so easy, even I can do it. If you can walk in a circle, you can do it! The instructors were excellent, and our host at dinner (I’m sorry I don’t remember her name) was so nice, she made us feel at home.
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Reviewed by Michael

Highlights

  • Learn traditional Greek folk dances in a private 1.5-hour lesson
  • Under the wing of our talented, professional dance teachers discover one of the pillars of Greek culture
  • Enjoy a fresh, hearty dinner at a traditional place in downtown Athens
  • Don't just sight-see, immerse yourself in Greek culture!
  • Dance your evening away with lively music, great food and warm company!

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Description

Join us for an evening of Greek music, dance, great food and real fun! Put on your dancing shoes and learn some of the most popular and traditional Greek folk dances. Discover the history of how these dances came to be as you begin your journey of music and rhythm guided by some of Athens’ best dance teachers. Join the dancing circle, hold your neighbours’ hands and follow the steps of popular Greek folk dances, including kalamatianos, syrtos and, of course, the very famous syrtaki.

Having earned your dinner it’s time to have fun the way Greeks do. With an amazing view of the illuminated Acropolis, you will get the chance to experience an original Greek feast or glendi. Have fun like a local and enjoy a delicious dinner, deeply aromatic wine and live music in a truly inclusive and warm experience!

Are you ready to have fun like a Greek?

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What’s included & not included

  • Private 1.5-hour dance lesson
  • A hearty Greek dinner
  • Talented professional dance teachers
  • Anything else you’d like to buy

Meeting point

Outside the Acropolis Metro Station on Makrigianni St. (Acropolis Metro Station )

Pickup options are available for private tour bookings.

Reviews from travellers (10)

5.0/5

More fun than I thought it would be
I’m not a dancer, and have never been one. When my wife suggested this class, I went along with it to be a good sport. I didn’t expect to enjoy it, but I did.

Greek dancing is so easy, even I can do it. If you can walk in a circle, you can do it! The instructors were excellent, and our host at dinner (I’m sorry I don’t remember her name) was so nice, she made us feel at home.
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My Inner Zorba Dance Class!!!
Oh my gosh ... what to say??
We just returned from a fantastic trip to Greece and I wanted to thank your team at Greeking Me for putting together a wonderful experience for us - My Inner Zorba!! The dance class was so much fun and we couldn't stop laughing and dancing to the beat!! (There were four of us and we were grouped in with about 10 others which made it all the more fun - the group ages ranged from 6-60 and everyone enjoyed!!) Elena was lovely and so knowledgeable - she provided tour information, explained the sites as we strolled from our pick up location to designated dance class and later to dinner. She was great and looking out for a group of young tourists in our group that were 'going clubbing' later in the evening. We enjoyed our dinner (yummo!) and the lively conversation. All in all, a memorable night and something I would highly recommend and would do this again!. Opa!

This operator has 60 reviews for other tours

5.0/5

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We could not recommend this tour enough. It was fantastic. The 3D tablet view of the monuments really added an extra dimension to the experience. Our guide was an Archeologist. So smart and knowledgeable. Our children loved the tour.
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We were delighted with our tour of the Acropolis and with our guide, Evita. After being disappointed a the “official” guides we hired at two other sites (Knossos in Crete and Pompeii in Italy) we decided to try booking a guide in advance. We have two boys age 11 and 14 and we wanted a guide that would engage them -- and us adults too. And we got it. Evita was fun, interesting, and informative. They boys (and my wife) rated her a 10 out of 10. She was really great at engaging the kids and asking them questions. So they felt involved. She used to be a teacher and it shows. The iPads with 3D views were a nice but optional addition to the tour. It still would have been good without them. Overall our trip to the Acropolis created memories that will last for ever.
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Our guide was an invaluable part of our experience at the Acropolis. If it wasn’t for her, I would have been looking at a bunch of old white pillars that meant nothing to me. There was little to no signage to explain what you’re looking at. Marilena brought the monuments to life with stories of mythology and daily life in Ancient Greece. She had iPads with a cool program where you could point them at a site and it would show you what it would have looked like at the time. Really helped make sense of what you’re looking at. Our group was very mixed in background knowledge including a toddler, 10 year old, archaeologist, and adults with no background in Ancient Greece. Marilena kept everyone engaged the entire time. (With the exception of the toddler, but that’s to be expected. And she was always understanding when he was distracting or one of us needed to step away from the group. She was great with him and made us feel he was welcome and enjoyed- a trait we’ve found lacking in other tour guides when faced with a strong-willed toddler). I’d strongly recommend her to anyone. Marilena also recommended a couple amazing local restaurants that we wouldn't have known about. She came to dinner with us and helped us chose food and wine. She's such a wealth of local knowledge. We laughed together and learned from her expertise. I feel like I truly made a friend.
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