Greek language and culture learning in combination with holidays in Patras

About the program

The “Greek language and culture learning in combination with holidays in Patras” program is addressed to:

  1. Foreign students studying in Greek Studies faculties or seats abroad

  2. Citizens of countries outside Greece

wishing to combine their holidays in a coastal area with learning the Greek language and culture with visits to archaeological sites, museums, educational trips and participating in cultural events depending on the season, such as:

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In this way, participants will have the opportunity to learn and internalise the Greek language and culture in their natural environment, while having their holidays.

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Duration and content of programs

The programs will be held annually and will last for one month each. Each program will begin on the first day of each month and end on the 30th.

Each program is intensive and includes:

  1. Accommodation in a hotel with breakfast and one meal (lunch or dinner)

  2. 100 hours of Greek language and culture teaching

  3. 40 hours of participation in traditional dances and theatrical performances

  4. 3 one-day trips:

    • Olympia (Saturday or Sunday)

    • Delphi (Saturday or Sunday)

    • Athens – Acropolis Museum (to be combined with the date of departure)

  5. Entertainment event at the end of the program

  6. Free program: Visits to the city (organized or not) or entairtainment activities at the hotel with Greek music


The tours, the traditional dances teaching and the theatrical skits will be held provided there is sufficient participation.

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Spoken language of the teaching and learning is Modern Greek.

The language, traditional dances and theatrical skits teaching, will take place at the premises of the hotel.

Each monthly program accomodates 15 to 80 people.

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Cost of the programs

The cost of each program per person is modulated according to the selected actions and the total number of participants.

For more information on program costs and payment method, please contact ELPPO.


Entry requirements

The program can be attended by people from around the world. A prerequisite for participation in the program is that citizens of countries outside the EU must have a visa or residence permit for the duration of the program they will attend.


To enrol in a course fill the following REGISTRATION FORM