Greece

Written about by the ancient poet Homer, Greek wine is unforgettable. A wine tasting tour in Greece enables you to taste some of the delectable local food in the country, too. With some of the best views in the world, and gorgeous weather too, Greece is a great location to learn about the history behind some of traditional sweet wines.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration:
9 H
Visit the best wineries in northern Greece, starting from Thessaloniki. This full day wine and culture tour is yours to design with over 150 wineries in the north of Greece - we will ... morehelp you choose the best to visit!

You will have the opportunity to speak direct with the wine makers, ask questions and get answers, and feel the wine vibes at the cellars!

This northern Greece Wine and Culture tour comes complete with a personal guide and qualified driver - all you need to do is sit back and relax for the rest of the day!

We offer 3 possible routes having as our center Thessaloniki, for you to choose from: the Eastern route, the Western route and the Southern.

* Suitable for cruise ship stops - Day Activity 
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Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration:
3 Days
Starting from Thessaloniki, you will visit the best wineries of North Greece, in a 3-day tour of a tailor-made tour! The north of Greece has more than 150 wineries and we will help ... moreyou pick the best wineries to visit that perfectly fit your unique taste and style.

During this 3 day Greek wine tour you will meet and speak directly with the local wine makers, get the opportunity to ask them questions, and feel the wine vibes at the cellars!

You will stay at first class hotels located surrounded by beautiful landscapes and you will have the opportunity to explore northern Greece’s amazing nature.

On this private tour you will dine in traditional Greek tavernas and restaurants enjoying home cooked Greek food paired with excellent local wines from indigenous grape varieties.

We will come to pick you up from the airport and we will safely, drop you off at the same location and on time to get your flight. This 5 star tour is the best way to see Greece's wine country!
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Greece
Duration:
4 H
This is the only private villa wine experience in Kefalonia and is a must-do for every wine lover visiting the island! For this private wine and cheese experience we will come personally ... moreto your private villa anywhere on the island of Kefalonia. Our professional wine experts will uncork for you some of the most impressive Greek wines paired with first class cheeses, pies and delicacies! Varieties like Assyrtiko, Malaguzia, Robola, Moschofilero, Vidiano, Xinomavro, Agiorgitiko, Limnio, Mavrotragano, Kotsifali, Mavrodafne, is not an easy thing to find in one place. This will for sure be the most unforgettable experience you have while in Greece!
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Argostoli, Greece
Duration:
4 H
Enjoy a private romantic wine tour during your visit to the Greek island of Kefalonia! Visit one of Kefalonia's most well renowned wineries and enjoy a wine tasting of the famous Kefalonian. ... moreLater, visit a small vineyard at a fantastic location on Mount Ainos and view spectacular Kefalonian sunset, while enjoying some fine Greek wines combined with some artisanal Greek cheeses and delicacies! This is truly a one-of-a-kind romantic experience!
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48
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Argostoli, Greece
Duration:
4,5 H
Enjoy Greek traditional tastes and explore a whole new world of tastes, aromas, flavors and senses on this wine and gastronomy tour. ... more

Spend your day by visiting an excellent Kefalonian winery and an authentic Greek restaurant with an amazing sea-view, where you will feel and taste some of the most famous Greek wines combined with delicious Greek home-cooked food. Get an understanding of the golden principles that help you select great wines to pair with various types of food.

* Suitable for cruise ship stops - Day Activity
Argostoli, Greece
Duration:
8 H
Take the day off and indulge in a unique wine and sailing tour in Kefalonia, Greece! Spend the day visiting Greece's world famous beaches, stop and swim in crystal blue waters and ... moretake the most amazing pictures!
The sailing boat will have everything on-board (great snacks, fruits, water, plenty of Greek wines, juices, etc) all you will need to bring is your towel, sunscreen and your good mood!

We will pick you up from your villa on the agreed time. We will then drive to where the sailing boat is waiting for you to enjoy your fun filled day out on the water enjoying fresh fruits and great local Greek wines!

* Suitable for cruise ship stops - Day Activity
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Argostoli, Greece
Duration:
3 Days
Discover Greece's beautiful island of Kefalonia and indulge yourself in a personalized 3-day tailor-made tour packed full with local wines and gastronomy! Kefalonia has more than 6 ... morewineries, we will do our best to visit them all! You will have a chance to talk directly with the local winemakers on the islannd, and have the opportunity to ask them questions and feel the wine vibes at the cellars.

You will explore Kefalonia’s amazing nature and will stay in a four star hotel with gorgeous views of the island. Dining will be organized in Greek tavernas and restaurants allowing you to indulge in Greece's traditional meals paired with excellent local wines from indigenous grape varieties. As a cherry on the top, a special wine sunset picnic in a secluded vineyard on Kefalonia’s mountain (820m above sea level) will be organized overlooking the mediterranean sea!
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Chania, Greece
Duration:
6 H
 (2)
Wine tour to family wineries, olive oil factory and magnificent places to admire the nature’s miracle... Tour Highlights · Visit a traditional olive mill and learn about ... morethe olive oil-making process

· Taste the famous Cretan extra virgin olive oil

· Visit the oldest olive tree in the world and the museum

· Explore two family wineries of the region

· Tour around the facilities of the wineries

· Taste exceptional varieties of Cretan and international wines

· Learn about local viticulture, grapes, and vine-growing

· Delicious gastronomy experiences

· Small-group tour ensures a more relaxing and personal experience

· Discover the culture, traditions, history and mythology of Crete

Description

Today you will travel through wonderful nature’s landscapes. Up to the mountains of the Northwest province of Chania, you will visit traditional family wineries and an olive mill.

The tour starts from the olive mill and factory. A local family business that extracts the olive oil in the traditional way. The heavy stone mills are crushing the olives and through the press the extra virgin olive oil is produced. There are always analytic descriptions and tour of the facilities but live extraction process during the harvesting months (Autumn). Olive oil tasting is following and an incredible taste will fill your palate. After that, you will have the chance to admire the oldest olive tree in the world, which age is estimated at 3000 years old and the olive museum. The miracle of nature stands proud in front of you and its deep roots are holding it through the centuries.

The day continues with wine. You will taste different expressions of Cretan and international varieties paired with delicious local dishes. Visit first a local family winery, in a beautiful environment, surrounded by olive trees and citrus fruits. Wine specialists will analyze the harvesting process and the wine-making traditions through the tour around the place. Tasting is following and experiences of different local varieties. The second winery we are visiting was established in 1993. Wine-makers with specialized knowledge and fresh ideas of modern processes of farming and wine production will introduce you different labels of wines. Traditional Cretan lunch in the winery paired with wine will make you fall in love with this special place. Diving deep into nature’s miracle, tasting awarded labels of wine and experience the local Terroir will offer you unforgettable experiences and beautiful memories from your trip.

Pick up points:

· 08:20 – Kriti hotel (For hotels around: Koum Kapi neighborhood, East old town and Chania city center)

· 08:30 – GS Tours offices (For hotels around: East and Central old town/harbor, Chania city center)

· 08:40 – Talos Square – Hand fountain (For hotels around: West old town and harbor, East Nea Chora)

· 08:45 – Sunny Rent Car (For hotels in Nea Chora)

· 09:00 – Xenios Dias and Golden Beach central parking (for hotels around the Golden beach and Agioi Apostoloi)

· 09:20 – of Kalamaki, Stalos, Agia Marina, Platanias, Maleme, Tavronitis
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Chania, Greece
Duration:
6 H
 (2)
Wine tour to a gorgeous family winery and vineyard… Taste the famous Cretan cheese and enjoy a meal like the locals do! Tour Highlights... more

· Discover the secrets of the local grapes inside a vineyard

· Experience wines of Greece in a traditional house introduced by a wine specialist

· Visit the family cheese factory and discover the cheese-making posses

· Taste the local cheese, like “Graviera” or “Mizithra”

· Explore a local family winery and tour around the facilities of the place

· Wine tasting in Cretan and international varieties

· Visit the traditional old cellar inside the cave

· Details about winemaking tradition in Crete and the art of food pairing

· Learn about local viticulture, grapes, and vine-growing

· Small-group tour ensures a more relaxing and personal experience

· Delicious gastronomy experiences and traditional Cretan lunch in a village

Description

Driving up to the foothills of the White Mountains, you’ll feel the environment changing while you are heading to the first destination. Inside a family vineyard, wine specialist will introduce the local grape varieties. Analyzing the wine making tradition you’ll get a lot of useful information. You will continue with wine tasting of Greek labels in a traditional village house. By discovering rear ancient grape varieties and the modern type of Greek wines you will definitely feel flawless.

The next stop will be in a traditional Cretan village, situated in the altitude of 300m. There you will experience a local family cheese factory. After the tour of the factory you will taste the cheese varieties like ”Graviera”, “Anthotiros” or “Mizithra” and you will be in touch with the cheese-making process. There will be a combination of cheese tasting with Cretan dry-bread and “raki - tsikoudia” that you’ll love.

A few minutes from the village is the local winery. There you will meet the specialists of the awarded “Romeiko” variety. You will taste wine varieties like “Vidiano”, “Vilana”, “Malvazia” and “Kotsifali”. The winery provides a great view of the White Mountains and an impressive art gallery. There, you can see an ancient treadle, which is aged 500 years old, and walk around the herbal garden and the museum of traditional Cretan exhibits. Moving underground, feeling the heartbeat of the White Mountains, you will visit the cellar which is inside the cave where steadfast rocks cover the cylinder bottles. Tasting is following and with a satisfied palate, we are off to the final stop for lunch. In the charming square of a traditional Cretan village you will experience the local cuisine. Full of incredible tastes the tour is coming to its end leaving us the best memories.

Pick up points:

· 08:40 – Hotels of Kalamaki, Stalos, Agia Marina, Platanias, Maleme, Tavronitis

· 09:00 – Xenios Dias and Golden Beach central parking (for hotels around the Golden beach and Agioi Apostoloi)

· 09:15 – Sunny Rent Car (For hotels in Nea Chora)

· 09:25 – Talos Square – Hand fountain (For hotels around: West old town and harbor, East Nea Chora)

· 09:35 – GS Tours offices (For hotels around: East and Central old town/harbor, Chania city center)

· 09:40 – Kriti hotel (For hotels around: Koum Kapi neighborhood, East old town and Chania city center)

· 10:00 – Kalives (For hotels in Kalives area)
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Chania, Greece
Duration:
6 H
 (1)
Discover the hidden treasures of East Chania mainland and visit unique places… Taste the local delicacies and learn everything about the Cretan products…... more

Tour Highlights

Discover the secrets of local products

Increase your tasting memory and add new flavors in it

Explore the mainland and the villages of Chania

Visit small family businesses and meet the local producers

Taste the Cretan olive oil, Raki, cheese, honey and a lot of other delicacies

Analytic descriptions of goods production

A day full of tastings and wonderful landscapes

Learn about the history and culture of Crete

Learn about the Cretan way of life

Lunch at a traditional “Kafeneio” (small “meze” restaurant)

Description

This will be an unforgettable tasting day for you and your friends exploring the mainland of Chania and discovering the non-touristic locations of Apokoronas province. In a few hours, you‘ll have the chance to meet the local producers and taste the pure and authentic delicacies of Crete.

The tour will start from a local olive mill where you will observe the olive oil production and learn the secrets of the finest quality of olive oil, the extra virgin one. Analytic descriptions will make you understand everything about olive oil form the harvesting to your palate. Gorgeous tastes and flavors. Then, leaving the olive mill, you will get in touch with “Tsikoudia” or “Raki” production, the most famous Cretan spirit by visiting a local distillery in traditional village. The tour of the old traditional distillery and the new professional one will give you an idea about “holy water’s” production and a tasting will follow of course.

Through an amazing route passing by villages of the province, you will arrive in the foothills of the White mountains. In the village of Embrosneros, you will first stop in a bakery to taste the local bread, cookies and biscuits and then to a traditional cheese factory. The secrets of “Graviera”, “Anthotiros” and “Mizithra” cheese will be revealed in front of your eyes. After the explanation of each cheese’s production, you will taste them combined with local honey and rusk (dry bread).

The last stop will be in a local coffee shop (“Kafeneio”) where the Cretans enjoying also meals. Incredible flavors and traditional recipes are waiting for you in the charming square of the village of Fres. This light lunch will introduce you a lot of elements of Cretan cuisine and gastronomy. People say that taste is our best sense. After this tour, your tasting memory will be increased and full of new flavors!!

Children 2-6 years old: Free
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Chania, Greece
Duration:
8 H
One day of hard work will reveal you all the secrets of wine-making tradition in Crete… Tour Highlights Vine-harvest in our family vineyard ... more

Take part in the wine-making process

Hear stories and origins behind the wine-making tradition

Make wine in a traditional family cottage-house

Explore the theme rooms of the house and Crete through the ages

Wine tasting combined with cheese platters of different Cretan varieties

Taste freshly made dinner along with good Cretan wine

Enjoy the fantastic view of the Aegean Sea and the mountain around

Description

The wine-making tradition in Crete has very deep roots! From the ancient Minoans till the modern times vine-harvest is a big and unique celebration. This tour is designed and written from the hosts’ childhood memories. You will take part in the wine-making process in the traditional old-fashioned way! The miracle of wine-making with its secrets will be revealed in front of your eyes!

Starting from the family vineyard you will harvest the local varieties of grapes like “Romeiko”, “Vidiano”, “Vilana”, “Kotsifali” and “Mantilari”. It is a unique procedure and a great celebration because locals are singing and dancing traditional Cretan songs. These voices and songs are echoing. The White Mountains are hearing. It is so hard to describe these feelings. You will only understand if you experience it!

Afterwards you will visit the family cottage-house. It is a traditional Cretan house, built in the beginning of 19th century and fully restored. It will make you feel the Cretan hospitality and share with you many things about the Cretan traditions. Secret rooms will present you, Crete, through the centuries. The old cellar is waiting for new produced wine, so the procedure begins. The treadle is ready and all together is stepping on the grapes with our feet. The first juice of the grapes appears and we continue smashing them. After a long smashing procedure, the grapes have to stay with the juice. All they want is a rose or mid red color.

Now the feast begins! You will have a traditional Cretan dinner enjoying the local delicacies with a lot of wine! It was a hard-working day but the dinner will make up for it!

Pick up points:

· 08:40 – Hotels of Kalamaki, Stalos, Agia Marina, Platanias, Maleme, Tavronitis

· 09:00 – Xenios Dias and Golden Beach central parking (for hotels around the Golden beach and Agioi Apostoloi)

· 09:15 – Sunny Rent Car (For hotels in Nea Chora)

· 09:25 – Talos Square – Hand fountain (For hotels around: West old town and harbor, East Nea Chora)

· 09:35 – GS Tours offices (For hotels around: East and Central old town/harbor, Chania city center)

· 09:40 – Kriti hotel (For hotels around: Koum Kapi neighborhood, East old town and Chania city center)

· 10:00 – Kalives (For hotels in Kalives area)
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Chania, Greece
Duration:
6 H
Join us and live an incredible journey through the Cretan cuisine and culture… Tour Highlights · Introduction and welcome drink... more

· Vegetable picking from the family garden

· Cooking class of traditional Cretan recipes

· Experience the use of the old wood-oven

· Hear the stories and origins behind each dish

· Wine tasting combined with cheese platters in Cretan varieties

· Tour around the theme rooms of the family house

· Introduction of the Cretan weaving tradition

· Admire extraordinary artifacts of the past and learn about the Cretan way of life in the previous centuries

· Feel part of a local family inside an embracing environment

· Enjoy the spectacular front and rear view of the cottage to the sea and the mountain

· Savor the freshly made dinner along with good Cretan wine

Description

Follow us to the extraordinary journey through the Cretan flavors and taste the real Cretan way of life. Up in the high peaks of the White Mountains, you will prepare some traditional and extremely tasty home-made dishes. Using only healthy organic Cretan ingredients like extra-virgin olive oil, fresh vegetables picked from the garden, dairy products and the most aromatic herbs.

You will have the chance to walk around our vegetable gardens to see, feel, smell, touch and taste the pure products of Mother Earth. Your host will also reveal the secrets of local herbs, how the Cretan olive oil affects the people’s health and useful tips about the local products you will use. You will prepare a traditional Cretan recipe with your own hands, learn how Cretans cook.

After the magnificent cooking experience you will taste delicious Cretan wine paired with local cheese. The view of the mountain is breathtaking right out of our window. Enjoying the extraordinary wine you will feel just like it’s heaven on earth! Later, after the tasting you will prepare some appetizers like “Ntakos” and “Tzatziki” and of course, the popular Cretan Cheese-pies “Kalitsouni”. You will definitely love the bread-making as well. In the meanwhile, the meal will be ready. You will taste your own dishes, paired with fruity local wine and taste some traditional jar desserts at the end. The healthy Mediterranean diet and the famous Cretan cuisine have already been revealed in front of your eyes.

Pick up points:

· 15:40 – Kriti hotel (For hotels around: Koum Kapi neighborhood, East old town and Chania city center)

· 15:45 – GS Tours offices (For hotels around: East and Central old town/harbor, Chania city center)

· 15:55 – Talos Square – Hand fountain (For hotels around: West old town and harbor, East Nea Chora)

· 16:00 – Sunny Rent Car (For hotels in Nea Chora)

· 16:10 – Xenios Dias and Golden Beach central parking (for hotels around the Golden beach and Agioi Apostoloi)

· 16:25 – Hotels of Kalamaki, Stalos, Agia Marina, Platanias, Maleme, Tavronitis

· 16:45 – Hotels in Kalives

· 17:00 – Agioi Pantes village
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98
/ Person
Mesaria, Greece
Duration:
4 H
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Take the time to fall in love with Greek food and wines in a completely new way, when you treat yourself to a luxurious wine tasting sessions. Whether you’d like to learn a new skill, ... morediscover the latest taste sensations or treat someone special so that they will never forget, we have a wonderful experience to satisfy your thirst. Perhaps, you prefer to visit the restaurant with a culinary course, taught by the famous chef. We will even help you source the perfect liquid accompaniment with a delicious and informative wine tasting.

This intimate Santorini wine tour is the perfect opportunity to see Greece's famous circular vineyards planted in rich volcanic soil. The native grape varietals are only one part of what gives Santorini wines their reputation. The art of winemaking has been preserved on Santorini for centuries and a special cuisine has grown up to perfectly complement these delightful beverages. Explore this heritage for yourself in a small group tour.

Our wine tour of Santorini takes you to many beautiful and picturesque stops around the famous Greek island. During this half-day tour you will stop at:

The ancient volcanic vineyards nurtured by the Mediterranean sun

Three family Estate wineries recognized by international experts for their quality

A hill-top winery at sunset with a gorgeous view (Sunset Tour only)

Vineyards boasting the traditional basket vines that distinguish Santorini vine-growing

Wine tastings highlighting major Santorini wine varieties, including Nykteri, Assyrtiko, and Vinsanto

We feel that the best way to experience the famous island in the world is hanging out with someone who’s knowledgeable, personable, and accommodating. Our guides meet and exceed all criteria and will go above and beyond to provide you with the best experience while in Santorini. We are a proud Greek small business. We have been providing service and creating friendships that cannot be matched by any large-scale corporate tours.
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1,392
18
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Chania, Greece
Duration:
8 Days
Week’s vacation - Monday to Monday  As I walked down a road one day, a woman stopped me, unfolded her apron — which was filled with red cherries — and insisted I help myself. Then ... moreCretan villagers invited me into their homes for meals. That moment made me create this original itinerary not just for active foodies, but mainly for all those people who love and continuously search for the extraordinary. 
Crete is known for a lot of wonderful things, but it is primarily known as a world-class leader of hospitality and products such as honey, olive oil and herbs. This fertile land of Crete has made Aegean Flavours offer an itinerary based on a nutritionist's dream diet. If you want to feel your stress melt away, this is for you. 

Day 1 Monday – Arrival Day Welcome to Crete
Pick up at arrival time at Chania international airport or port and transfer to the cottage in the heartland of Crete in Vamos, near Geourgioupolis. Enjoy welcome drinks followed with some free time to settle in.
Tonight’s dinner will feature contemporary Cretan cuisine and will be served by your hosts at a Vamos tavern.
Overnight

Day 2 Tuesday – Learn how to cook
Spend the first part of the day strolling round Vamos before heading out into the gorgeous countryside after lunch to participate in a cookery course in an old Olive Mill. Our top chef Koula will take you through some local dishes, frequently replenishing your glass with wine. Then, enjoy what you have cooked in the shade of the olive trees.
Dinner (included)

Day 3 Wednesday – Making authentic Greek bread and cheese.
Head to a family owned dairy farm where you will learn the art of cheese making before heading on to a bread making course where you will create genuine Greek loaves in a kazani fireplace. Bread and cheese are a match made in heaven! S
Lunch on your own
Free afternoon for personal activities (suggestions : you can go and relax to the beach in Kalives or trip to the beautifull town of Rethymno)
Dinner (included)

Day 4 Thursday – Tasting olive oil and wine
We start at 10 in the morning, after breakfast, from the local Olive Oil pressing factory where the specialist will demonstrate the olive oil producing process. The taste of pure local oil is followedby the explanation of secrets of Cretan virgin olive oil. 
We continue on to a Winery: You will share the passion for Cretan wine & you will discover all the winery. Tour is followed by a wine tasting, sampling quality Cretan wines (served with some traditional meze), while the hosts will answer all of your questions.
Lunch on your own
In the afternoon, another delicious moment will start with your second Cretan cooking class waiting for you. You will have for dinner the dishes you prepared with your chef.
Overnight

Day 5 Friday – Chania food and walking tour
Walk through the picturesque Chania town, soaking up the historic atmosphere, and punctuate your stroll with some amazing local dishes. This food tour combines a walking tour through some of the most picturesque parts of Chania while stopping to taste authentic traditional foods at shops along the way! You will enjoy a unique blending of local food culture, tradition and history as you explore Chania with all your senses! After this, free time in the town where you can take the opportunity to do quality shopping or to have lunch in a great tavern in the port or in the narrows streets.
Lunch on your own
You will be back at your accommodation in the afternoon.
Dinner included

Day 6-Saturday – Free Day
Free day for your activities. There is an optional walking guided tour you can do in the morning. It is a walk in the mountain meeting history and nature. We can suggest and organise different wonderful options upon your request; for instance excursion in the south of Crete in the Lybian Sea, or to Samaria Gorges or to Knossos Palace in Heraklion.
Lunch on your own
Dinner included

Day 7 Sunday – Final Cooking Class
Free morning for personal activities ( suggestion : Kournas Lake NEAR Georgiopoulis)
In the afternoon, last cooking class. You will have the pleasure for the last time to see our legendary chef at the Old Olive Mill and enjoy cooking with her. After the class a tremendous goodbye dinner will be offered.
Dinner (included)

Day 8 Monday – Departure
After taking a delicious breakfast at the cottage, we will provide you with a transfer to either the port or the airport to complete your onward journey.
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672
49
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Athens, Greece
Duration:
4 Days
This tour is available from mid-September to mid-April, for a duration of three nights and four days either Sunday to Wednesday or Thursday to Sunday. You will stay in a 3 or 4-star ... morehotel in the center of Athens.
Athens is one of the world’s oldest capital. It is famed for its prehistoric sites and has numerous ancient ruins and places to see. It is renowned for hosting the first contemporary Olympic Games in 1896 as well as the 2004 summer Olympics. It is also home to Socrates, one of the best Greek philosophers and other great philosophers of the world.
During this tour, you will explore the city of Athens, as a gastronome. You will have an opportunity to eat, taste, drink and cook as you discover the historical-rich streets of Athens.

Day 1 – Arrival
Arrive at the Athens International Airport. Check in at the hotel (provided at an extra charge) where our tour guide will welcome and brief you on the travel plan. Then dine and night at the hotel.

Day 2 – Walking Food Tour
Our guide, who is food enthusiast will help you sightsee culinary Athens at its best. The schedule includes a memorable legendary tour, to the restaurants, high-quality groceries, bakeries, sweet shops, dairies and spice shops. Through the tour, you will sample and taste most of the local Greek food. This food tour will end at the vibrant Varvakeios food market. The guide will lead you through the gastronomic geography of the city as you take pictures. The food tour finally ends with an enjoyable lunch at a Greek restaurant.
After the fascinating food tour, you will have a chance to rest in the afternoon till we all meet during dinner.
Dinner: You will have a chance to indulge in a Greek gastronomic meal which will be a 3-course meal at an awarded restaurant paired with a glass of wine.
Night in your hotel.

Day 3 – Cookery class & Wine tasting
In the late morning, our chef will teach you how to prepare a full Greek lunch from the starter, the main course and dessert at a beautiful restaurant at the heart of Athens. You will also learn some Greek cuisines followed by wine tasting of various Greek wines. The afternoon is free for your activities. You can visit the Parthenon, or the Acropolis museum, or the archaeological museum of Athens or do some shopping.
Dinner on your own or make a reservation at a quality restaurant.

Day 4 – Departure
We will drop you off at the Athens International airport at an additional charge.
Extra nights at the hotel can be added, so kindly inform us.
$
2,347
83
/ Person
Mesaria, Greece
Duration:
8 Days
Week Saturday to Saturday in May - June - September & October Day 1 Arrival – SATURDAY  Your magical holiday begins when a driver arrives to transfer you from the airport to your ... moreluxurious hotel. Watch the stunning landscape sweep past and then once you arrive, unpack your belongings, say hello to the other guests, and explore the gorgeous area a little if you wish. Welcome to Santorini!
Enjoy a free evening to already explore the magic area at your leisure. Dinner on your own.
Night in your accommodation. 

Day 2 Wine and Our Ancient Past - SUNDAY
Your wine tasting and wine making classes today will be combined with expeditions to two amazing sites. The first just may well be the site of Atlantis itself near a Bronze Age site by the topaz blue Aegean sea, and the second is an ancient monastery which has some seriously beautiful views. The tour will finish with a wine-tasting.
Light lunch will be served at the end of the tour.
Free afternoon for your personal activities,
Suggestion: Fira, Firostefani, Imerovigli.
Dinner on your own.
Night in your accommodation.

Day 3 Greek Cooking – MONDAY
Santorini is renowned for its delectable Mediterranean cuisine, and today you will be taught to make some classic Greek dishes by an expert local chef. Enjoy some traditional Greek spirits including Ouzo, before lunch in a delicious nearby restaurant. The afternoon is yours to spend as you please, after the morning's cookery course, and we recommend some swimming in the red or black sea.
Enjoy a fresh-cooked lunch at a traditional restaurant.
Free afternoon for your personal activities 
Suggestion: you can relax and swim at the red or black beach
Dinner on your own
Night in your accommodation. 

Day 4 Countryside and Volcanoes – TUESDAY
Today, we head out into Santorini's beautiful countryside to learn about how its mineral-rich volcanic soil is responsible for the unforgettable tastes of local wines such as Assyrtiko, Nykteri, and Vinsanto (famed for its sweetness). Of course, you will be tasting these wines during the day too.
Lunch on your own
The afternoon will be free to enjoy the beauty of the island or to relax.
Dinner on your own
Night in your accommodation 

Day 5 Free Day – WEDNESDAY 
Spend this day however you please: eating in local restaurants, lounging on the beach, strolling through the wonderful scenery, or swimming in the sea.
Lunch and dinner on your own.
Night in your accommodation. 

Day 6 Santorini Cooking – THURSDAY
Unique Cooking! Santorini, like all of the Cycladic Islands, is a place where fava beans, tomatoes, olives, and other ripe and juicy foodstuffs grow in abundance - often with very little water. Today's cookery course will enable you to get to grips with some cherished local recipes. You will be cooking an authentic Santorini meal, which you can then enjoy with some delightful local wine.
Dinner on your own.
Night in your accommodation.

Day 7 Sunset Sailing and Hot Springs – FRIDAY 
Spend the main part of the day however you wish (perhaps by shopping for souvenirs), then let us whisk you away on a sunset sailing experience. Watch the sun break over the towering volcanoes and swim in a bubbling, restorative hot spring.
Dinner included will be served on board.
Night in your accommodation. 

Day 8 Goodbye For Now – SATURDAY
Today we will take you home. As Santorini is an island, your departure and transfer times will be dependent on local ferries. After breakfast, Private Transfer to the port/airport of Santorini.

Important!!!
Santorini is an island, transfer times are dictated by the ferry schedule. You may travel by boat from Athens Port (Piraeus). It is a 6-8 hour journey. Please note that you must organize your arrival flights to be in Santorini on Saturday ( through a direct flight or a connection flight via Athens International Airport).

If you cannot keep flight times within these parameters, plan to spend extra time in Athens before and/or after your vacation. 

Also, the cooking lessons and the escorted/guided tours will be done English.
$
41
29
/ Person
Athens, Greece
Duration:
3,5 H
Visit and prepare a delicious three-course, conventional Greek food here with one of our fantastic, neighborhood cooks. Discover the methods to organize a range of regular dishes; ... moretypical appetizer, salad, dessert and a main dish. The meal comprises of 1 wine glass/1 soft drink glass in addition to 1 shot. Additional drinks can be bought for a small fee. We make use of fresh ingredients purchased from the locals, which are provided from across Greece. If you want like to be with us for a morning trip or visit the market ahead of your class, it is possible for only €6 per individual (interval is half an hour; offered Mon-Sat only excluding national holidays).
$
35
39
/ Person
Athens, Greece
Duration:
3,5 H
You need to join some of our tour managers as you tour the Athens’ Food District. The Athens’ Food District is an off-the-tourist trail area that is perfect to discover the actual ... moreside of Athens and its superior food scene.
You will get the best experience of Greece from the fresh produce market stalls located in Agora to the small cafes and shops in the streets surrounding Agora.

During your tour, our tour manager will let you know of the Greek cuisine, where the produce comes from, and how they are used to make the delicious cuisines across Greece. The locals will tell you stories and their history while you gather some items for a brunch before we get back to the Greek Kitchen to make some food in our garden.

While on the tour, you will taste some of the following;

Seasonal vegetables as well as fruits

Meats and cheese

Traditional pies, pastries along with other baked foods

Cuisines from taverna

Olive oil
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