Kaloxylos (or Kaloksilos) is a beautiful little village located in the valley of Tragea, next to the famous village of Halki.
It is surrounded by a natural lush green landscape that consists of both wild trees and olive groves/vineyards.
The village’s residents have preserved its cycladic beauty, including its picturesque alleys and little white houses that are decorated with various colorful flowers.
The most popular traditional buildings to see in the village are the impressive church of Agia Triada and the abandoned coffee shop located in the central square. If you want to learn more about the village’s past visit its folklore museum or the old olive press that reveal a great deal of information related to Kaloxylos’ history and the traditional way of life.
The traditional Greek kitchen is well-known around the world and you can find it almost everywhere but the best-kept secrets over time are still found among the locals. There lies the real taste, philosophy and feeling of the Naxian food. Therefore, this is not just a cooking class, it`s an entire experience that you will never forget. You will have the chance to discover the everyday life among the locals, in a small village right in the heart of the island of Naxos. You will learn how to cook inside a house of Kaloxylos village with fresh vegetables from the garden, meat, olive oil and herbs as main ingredients. The menu will vary, depending on your choices and the season. The secrets of your favorite dishes will be revealed to you and you can also add your personal touch.
You will then be served dinner accompanied by a glass of local wine in a traditional house among locals and you will have the chance to feel the vibe of an authentic Naxian family. This cooking class is a private one and a maximum of six people can participate.