Flavours Of Greece

Watch Flavours Of Greece

  • 2015
  • 1 Season

Come with us as we explore the cradle of European civilization. Join intrepid gastronomer Charlie Ottley as he uncovers the true spirit of Greece. From the secretive monasteries of Mount Athos to the snowy pistes of Parnassos, Charlie takes us to the very heart of Greek culture as he embarks on an odyssey of fun, food and adventure

Flavours Of Greece
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The West
5. The West
 
Join us for a romp around Greece's West coast starting with the Mediterranean's biggest carnival held annually in the city of Patras. Next it's more celebrations as Charlie gets mixed up in one of the strangest festivals in Greece before heading off to the port of Lefkas where we charter a yacht and set sail for the Ionian Islands and a quest for the mythical palace of Odysseus.
Central Greece
4. Central Greece
 
We take you on an adrenalin fuelled foray through central Greece. First off Charlie gets up close and vertical with the famous pinnacles of Meteora. Next it's South to experience the much underrated Greek ski scene. After dropping in en route at the famous oracle at Delphi, Charlie hits the slopes of majestic Mount Parnassos where he discovers plenty of thrills and spills both on and off the piste
Athens: The Cyclades & Kalymnos
3. Athens: The Cyclades & Kalymnos
 
Starting in the capital city of Athens, Charlie checks out the new Acropolis museum before heading out to the Cyclades and Sporades Islands. We join the sponge divers of Kalymnos for a journey to the bottom of the sea where Charlie enjoys underwater canap├ęs. Next it's off to bask on the black sands of Santorini before finishing our journey on the uber chic party island of Mykonos
The Dodecanese & Eastern Aegean
2. The Dodecanese & Eastern Aegean
 
Join us for a trip around the North Aegean and the Dodecanese. Charlie Ottley goes in search of fresh mountain cuisine on the Pelion peninsular. Next it's off to the misrepresented Isle of Lesbos where Charlie immerses himself in the hottest spring in Europe. We also take part in the World's most bizarre Easter celebration and learn the origins of the verb "to masticate" on the island of Chios
Crete
1. Crete
 
Crete, home to Europe's oldest civilization the Minoans, Charlie discovers a great way to cook lamb in Greece's first eco-lodge and walks in the footsteps of Daedalus and the Minotaur. We also visit a desert island peppered with Roman Ruins, take a trek up one of Crete's many stunning coastal gorges and drop in on one of the best new wineries in the country
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Come with us as we explore the cradle of European civilization. Join intrepid gastronomer Charlie Ottley as he uncovers the true spirit of Greece. From the secretive monasteries of Mount Athos to the snowy pistes of Parnassos, Charlie takes us to the very heart of Greek culture as he embarks on an odyssey of fun, food and adventure

  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 2015