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Start from Athens and explore the vast olive oil and wine tradition of Greece on a day trip to Corinth, Nemea, and Nafplio full of fascinating information and unique flavors!

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  • #LocalExperience
Duration
Full day
TOUR TYPE
Private
SCHEDULE
Daily

Overview

With the Greek Capital as your starting point, join our day-long trip that will take you around a flavorful journey where you will discover luscious Greek olive oil and Greek wine varieties that will make your mouth water. Your adventure will include four stops: one in the Corinth Canal, one for an olive grove tour and tasting, one for wine-tasting and lunch, and one in Nafplio for a walk. You will return back to Athens with a full stomach and unforgettable experiences that are authentically Greek!

Enjoy an olive grove tour and luscious olive oil tasting

Taste some of the best Greek varieties of wine paired with local delicacies 

Admire some of the most beautiful regions of Greece such as Nafplio and the Corinth Canal

 

Expert professionals to help you every step of the way

Description

Your culinary and cultural adventure will begin with your private transport picking you up from your accommodation in order for your day trip to commence and take you to Corinth, Nemea, and Nafplio. The first stop of your day trip will take place in the imposing Corinth Canal, where you’ll have time to admire the narrow strip of land that connects Central Greece with the Peloponnese, and brings together the Saronic Gulf with the Corinthian Gulf.

After taking your fill of this stunning sight, it will be time to head to your second stop: an olive grove tour and olive oil tasting that you’ll never forget! Your walk through the olive grove along with the expert professionals will give you the opportunity to learn the role of the olive tree in Greek heritage and culture, along with its contribution to Greek history, mythology, economy. 

Additionally, you will get to see a very unique olive variety that can be hardly found anywhere else in the world, the Manaki trees. Not to mention, that you will have the process of cultivation and agricultural practices thoroughly explained. Your tour will come to an end with an olive oil tasting at the highest point of the olive grove. You will sample a wide variety of olive oil varieties and pair them with food that brings out their flavor in the best way possible!

Following this comprehensive olive oil experience, you’ll head to Nemea for a visit to one of the most well-known wineries of Greece, Domaine Bairaktaris. There, you will walk around the winery and you’ll be introduced to the stages of winemaking step by step. 

After your tour of the premises, you will enjoy an extraordinary wine-tasting session alongside a platter of Greek delicacies such as a variety of cheese and cold cuts, spinach pie with feta cheese, stuffed grape leaves, a fresh salad, olive oil, and bread. The final part of your wine tasting will even include a dessert wine paired with dark chocolate and raisins!

For your last stop, you will reach the picturesque city of Nafplio where you will have the opportunity to enjoy a leisurely walk through its alleys and by the sea. Take in the relaxing and majestic ambiance of the most romantic city of the country and if you want, grab a bite before returning back to Athens full of wonderful memories and culinary delights!

Inclusions

  • English speaking hostess and certified olive oil sommelier during the olive oil tour
  • Olive Oil Tasting workshop, led by an olive oil sommelier
  • Food pairing of extra virgin olive oil with unexpected Greek flavors
  • Tour around the premises a famous winery with specialized personnel 
  • Wine tasting accompanied by Greek products and dishes
  • Walk around Nafplio
  • Transportation in modern vehicle
  • All taxes and VAT

Exclusions

  • All personal expenses
  • Lunch in Nafplion is not included but your driver can recommend nice taverns and restaurants to you

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We enjoy travelling | We remain safe

Our tours are always private or have a maximum capacity of 8 persons
Our tours are always private or have a maximum capacity of 8 persons
We encourage the exploration of outdoor sites, monuments and natural landscapes
We encourage the exploration of outdoor sites, monuments and natural landscapes
Our vehicles are sanitized daily and our transportation is private-only
Our vehicles are sanitized daily and our transportation is private-only
We prefer boutique accommodations that follow all safety protocols
We prefer boutique accommodations that follow all safety protocols
Our guides and drivers are always conscious and provide our guests with masks and sanitizers
Our guides and drivers are always conscious and provide our guests with masks and sanitizers
We believe in a slow and sustainable way of travel that respects the environment & the local communities
We believe in a slow and sustainable way of travel that respects the environment & the local communities