The Villa

Posted by on Oct 11, 2021 in General | No Comments

Our Food

Posted by on Jan 2, 2020 in General | No Comments

Many of our guests are genuinely surprised at the quality of food they get despite the fact that I have been cooking in some of London and Athens top kitchens for over 20 years…. ….They tell us we need to advertise our food more but we have found it difficult as every company say they […]

About Us

Posted by on Aug 15, 2018 in General | No Comments

A small family run business, GCHwas created out of a passion for cycling, Greece and good food. Like all the best ideas GCH was conceived over several beers one night in 2015 on the family holiday at our villa.  Having survived the hangover, work started in earnest late 2015 and we hosted our first guests […]

Pauls Cycle the Myth Tour Blog

Posted by on Jan 10, 2022 in General | No Comments

Back in November Paul & Trish were the very first Participants of our debut Cycle the Myth tour.  Here’s how it went down…to read Pauls log click here

GCH Recipe #3 – Spanakopita

Posted by on Jan 4, 2022 in General | No Comments

The Queen of Pies What started out as a bit of an afterthought has now become GCH icon.  No I ‘m not talking about Mount Dirfis’ 17 switchbacks or the iconic views from Parnitha, I am talking about the freshly baked spinach pie or Spanakopita as it’s known in Greek waiting for each guest upon […]

A long awaited return…

Posted by on Sep 3, 2021 in General | No Comments

Its June 2019 when I was last had the pleasure of a “busmans” (not really, I just cycled, ate Steves fabulous food and drank the beer with the occasional business discussion with Steve and Boss man Rich who also happened to be there at the time)  holiday at GCH.   The hot topic of conversation around […]

A GCH Guide to Campfire Cooking

Posted by on Mar 4, 2021 in General | No Comments

Spring is here and the sun is shining again and it’s time to start thinking about camping season… There really is nothing like sleeping under the stars and getting away from the hustle and bustle of city life, enjoying a beer by the fire, and of course cooking that all important campfire meal. ­There’s no denying cooking […]

COVID-19 Update – 7/5/2020

Posted by on May 7, 2020 in General | No Comments

First of all we hope you are all safe and keeping as well as possible under the circumstances. We would also like to give a heartfelt thanks to you all for your continued support and understanding, it has given us the motivation to keep going and plan ahead to welcome you all as and when […]

Trapped – a COVID-19 Story

Posted by on Apr 7, 2020 in General | No Comments

 A tongue in cheek story of coping in “isolation” on a Greek island, based on real life events….. As I lay there looking up at the stars in the night’s sky, contemplating the situation, the same thoughts going through my mind over and over like a stuck record I am legend… I am a survivor… […]

An update from us – 25/3/2020

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in General | No Comments

We are all coming to terms with a prolonged period of staying at home to curtail the spread of this virus and help keep everyone safe. Id like to think we are all doing what we can to ensure that once the pandemic is under control, the things we had before will remain, both economically […]

GCH – Business as usual

Posted by on Mar 12, 2020 in General | No Comments

Greek Cycle Holidays – Business as usual… The political, social and medical impact of the Corona Virus continues to dominate the news and, rightly so, the thoughts of most of us.  Here at GCH we are not experts in any of those things and we will continue to be guided by the local policies and […]

GCH Recipes 2 – Chocolate Mousse

Posted by on Mar 5, 2020 in General | No Comments

Who doesn’t like a good pudding after dinner, and who doesn’t like chocolate mousse!! This is one of our most popular desserts and is a main stay on the menus; making use of the oranges growing in the GCH garden. Of course other seasonal fruit can be substituted depending on the time of year, such […]