“Be a Greek for a week” is a 6-day full language immersion retreat in Greece, specially designed for Greek language learners of all levels and lovers of Greek who want to visit Greece with a focus on learning the language. Who are excited to work and spend time with a native certified Greek language coach, who will customize their learning, respecting their specific language skills and needs.

“Be a Greek for 2 weeks” is a 12-day full language immersion retreat in Greece. Get one more week of Greek lessons as well as more activities, workshops and seminars. Speak, cook, hike, dance, sing and taste! Dive into the Greek language and culture, and surround yourself by the beauty of Greece!

33€ per hour
The retreat is over and you have to go back home, but you want to continue practice in Greek! No worries! Just book your online course of modern Greek and enjoy your greek dose in winter time till summer and the next retreat back in Greece!
10 lessons 300€
15 lessons 470€
                                                                                                20 lessons  580€ (best value!)
35€ per hour
Greek on the go is specially designed for people who don’t like or don’t have the time for a typical language lesson but prefer to be outside and enjoy learning in a relaxed way while chatting over coffee or ouzo and tasting a Greek meze.
They will have a native speaker and experienced tutor by their side, encouraging and challenging them to speak correctly in Greek. A totally customized experience so that you can practice and learn the topic that mostly interests you.

When is it?

“Be a Greek for a week” language retreat starts every Sunday-arrival day, with the welcoming dinner. The first week, ends on Friday with the cooking lesson, where we learn how to cook a traditional Greek recipe and of course enjoying and sharing all together a home made meal! The second week ends with an all-day excursion . You have the possibility to attend a 1 or 2 week course.
If you choose the 1 week course, you’ll miss half the fun, but we understand… In this case you will join in the first week of any 2-week course or the only 1-week retreat in Easter and Christmas.
To make this more clear for you, here are all the dates from April till October! Choose the time that fits you best and send me a message! I’ll be happy to help you!

Check the dates!


1 week   •28/3 – 2/4


1 week   •25/4 -2/5 Greek Easter


1 week   •23/5 – 28/5

•30/5 – 4/6


1 Week       •6/6 – 11/6 

1 week        •20/6 – 02/7

2 Weeks     •6/6 – 18/6


All through summer and September we organize summer retreats and courses. Send me a message with the dates that fit you best and let’s create the course that is perfect for you!


1 Week • 3/10 – 8/10


Upon request


When you book your place at the “Be a Greek for a week” language retreat, you are getting:
  • A Welcoming dinner on the day of the arrival, Sunday, at a traditional Greek taverna. Lets meet up and chat!
  • Two hour morning lessons (with a 10min break) from Monday till Friday with a certified Greek language tutor, native in Greek. After the lesson you have the opportunity, both to practice with native speakers, in real life situations what you have learned in class and lots of free time to enjoy yourself with your family and friends. After all, you are on holidays, right?
  • All the material for the lessons
  • Coffee or tea during breaks (biscuits included!)
  • A guided tour. Get to know a Greek mainland city. Learn historical and cultural details of the life through its urban landscape and not only. The history of Volos is rich and starts from prehistoric times and continues through Mycenaean, classical as well as ottoman and modern. Volos is also at the centre of the myth of the Argonaut expedition. It was from here that the ship Argo set off with Jason and the Argonauts for Colchis in the Black Sea to claim the Golden Fleece.
  • A walk in nature in mountain Peilio, the perfect way one can take in the magic of the mountain’s atmosphere and explore hidden gems of unique beauty. Don’t forget that this is the mountain that was chosen by the Gods of Olympus as their summer residence as well as the home of the mythical creatures, the Centaurs.
    Depending on your stamina and taste, we can choose the hike route that fits you best.
  • Surprise send off gift and many smiles
  • Optional:

  • 2 Traditional Greek dance lessons. “Be a Greek” means also to dance like a Greek!
  • Cooking with languages! A cooking lesson, on Saturday preparing a traditional Greek recipe, and using the language, communicating with the fellow students-chefs, having fun, and sharing a fantastic home made meal together!
When “Be a Greek for two weeks” you’ll also be able to look forward to:
  • One more week of the morning language lessons to take your Greek to the next level!
  • A wine tasting experience of greek wines and spirits at a local winery!
  • A walk visiting south Pelio.
  • Two more Greek dance lessons
  • Two options (depending on the weather) An all day boat trip! Swimming, snorkeling, music, including food and drinks or an excursion to Meteora, a vast complex of giant rock pillars with monasteries made on the picks of the cliffs that creates a truly breathtaking and surreal landscape unique in the world. It’s is an Unesco World Heritage site since 1989 and an official holy place for Greece since 1995.
During the evening activities and workshops your friends and family are all welcome to join in paying of course the equivalent fee! For the outdoor activities and the boat trips that are dependent on the weather, there may be a change of schedule, basically because we want to make sure that you enjoy and get the most out of your trekking and boat trip!
The price DOES NOT include airfare, bus or train tickets, accommodation and getting around. We can give you advice about places to stay and transport options.

How big is the group?

In order to ensure individual attention, i make sure that classes are kept to a maximum of 4 students.
Mini groups work, stuffy classrooms don’t!

How do I book?

Ready to be a Greek for a week? Send me a message with the dates you would like and I’ll get in touch to discuss the details.


You were all set to “Be a Greek for a week”…and then something got in the way? If you do need to cancel we completely understand, after all things happen. However please be aware that we don’t offer refunds, and that’s because we have to pay the people who will be teaching and organising events for us whether you are there or not. But here’s what we can do: if there are places available we will try to transfer you to another course.