Get Creative During your Holidays

If you are feeling inspired, then why not look into taking a workshop when you are next on holiday in Greece. There are a number of creative workshops you can enjoy at locations all around the country.

Workshops in Greece

The two most popular workshops are writing and painting, though you can also find a number of others including photography, cooking and ceramics. Whether you like to get creative with your hands, words or any other part of your body, you can really enjoy a really unique holiday experience in Greece.

Below we will take a look at the most popular workshop holidays you can enjoy when you are next visiting Greece.


This is one of the most popular and there are a number of workshops for writing available throughout Greece and the Greek islands. There are a number of organizations that organize these workshops and they can last from just a few days up to two solid weeks of work. Many people enjoy writing workshops in Greece as it gives them a chance to be outdoors, and not just inside in front of a screen. With many workshops situated in very peaceful and beautiful locations, inspiration won’t be too hard to find.

Painting and Arts

There are lots of art workshops that are available throughout the year in Greece, and you can dabble in everything from water colour painting, to pottery and ceramics and even things such as bronze casting. There are a various workshops and classes available. Some are for periods of around a week, while others are actually day courses that last a few hours, so if you are on holiday and find a daily workshop close by, it’s the perfect chance to get creative while the rest of the family head down to the beach.

If you are planning on visiting Athens and are interested in taking an art course, then why not pop over to the island of Aegina, which is just an hour away, and take part in "Releasing the Inner ARTIST" - an art course being run by Sue MacDougall. You can find full details here.


Greece is one of the most beautiful countries in the world and is the ideal place to enjoy a photography workshop. These photography workshops take place all around the country at various destinations and during them you can learn about all types of photography, covering a wide spectrum that can include landscape, archaeological and portrait photography. There are opportunities for these courses at various islands in Greece as well as across the mainland.


The Mediterranean diet is known throughout the world for its health benefits, and Greece is as famous for its food as it is for its history and culture. There are a number of cookery workshops that take place around the country where you can learn to prepare and cook a variety of Greek dishes, ranging from classics such as moussaka and pastichio, through to local tastes and cuisine that has been passed down generations.