Visiting Greece


To assist anyone considering a visit to Greece to better plan their trip to make it satisfying and memorable. Participants who attend the full presentation will be able to plan their trip to Greece with greater confidence and better knowledge of basic arrangements and what to expect.


Session 1 – The Attraction of Greece

  • Climate and Light
  • Esprit
  • Food, Water, Marble
  • A potted modern history
  • When to Go, Where and How
  • When and how long for
  • Where

Session 2 – Arriving in Greece, Attica

Session 3 –Surprises from the North East, the North West & Peloponnesus

  • Plus Visiting Greece – General – Arranging Accommodation

Session 4 – Ionian & Cycladic IslandsPlus Visiting Greece – General – Various ways to travel

Session 5 – Crete, the Dodecanese, Sporades and Islands of the North Aegean

  • Additional information through hand-outs/brief discussion to cover:
  • Greeks in Australia
  • Greek Cuisine and Food Shopping in Sydney
  • Films, Books, Festivals, Exhibitions

About the Tutor:

Byron Comninos has many years of experience in designing and or presenting “courses” or seminars. A Greek speaker and Greek by ethnicity, he has travelled to Greece more than eight times covering extensive areas of the country by foot, ferry, train, coach and car. His visits have included 30 islands where he has stayed at most and studied and lived at others. His stays in Greece have totalled more than 24 months. He has an interest in carving stone, photography, sketching, and cooking.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.