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Wine Tour With Sightseeing

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  • The reference list of what you will see and experience during the Wine Tour with Sightseeing Day Trip includes but is not limited to:

    • Coastal view of the Saronic and the Corinthian Gulf
    • View of the island of Salamis
    • Beautiful vineyards Nemea
    • Wine sampling and tasting
    • Acrocorinth Optional
    • Archaeological Site and Museum of Mycenae
    • or alternatively Archaeological Site and Museum of Ancient Corinth ( in this option you can visit optionally the Acrocorinth)
  • During our tour you will have the chance to visit the ancient city of Corinth, the archeological sites of Nemea but also the magnificent Corinth Canal and last but certainly not least the beautiful vineyards that are spread throughout the region.

    Furthermore you will learn about the history of wine making and the modern technology that has been incorporated in the wine sector of Greece during the last decades that renewed the industry of fine wine making.

    Our exploration will begin from your hotel. Our private chauffeur will pick you up and together you will embark on your journey to Corinth. During the one hour trip you can enjoy the coastal view on your way to your first stop.

    First up is the Corinth Canal where the driver will make a quick stop and allow you to admire the breathtaking view and snap some pictures before continuing your ride. At this point you have the chance to choose among the two sighseeing otpions that suits you best.

    First option is to visit the ancient city of Corinth.

    Upon your arrival at the city of Corinth you will visit the archaeological site and the museum and afterwards the town where you can have a cup of coffee or do some shopping. (In this part of the tour you can make an optional visit to Acrocorinth).

    The second option can take you to the Archaeological Site of Mycenae and its Museum.

    There you will have the chance to see the imposing Lions Gate and the Cyclopean walls believed to have been erected by the mythical creatures Cyclops, and the Treasury of Atreas also known as the tomb of King Agamemnon.

    After your break you will continue your journey through the Greek countryside full of vineyards and olive trees and allow the road to lead you to the beautiful city of Nemea, a city filled with history and legends about Greek gods and goddesses.

    There you will visit the archeological museum and the site of Nemea but also learn about the first of the twelve labors that the semi god hero Hercules.

    The final stop of the adventure is of course your visit to a local vineyard.

    For the last 25 years the Greek wine sector has become a magnet for innovative ideas and courageous investments. Young entrepreneurs join the old generation of winemakers and work together in order to create world-class wines from native and international varieties.

    In this part of the tour you will be greeted by English speaking staff members of the vineyard and young well trained vigerons who will show you around the vineyards and wineries, explain the procedure of wine making and lead you on a short walk in the beautiful Greek countryside.

    Gastronomy goes hand in hand with fine wine so we will say goodbye with an organized dining experience of great culinary value capable of exceeding the expectations of even the most demanding food lovers.

    Afterwards you can even select and purchase your favorite wine in order to relive the experience back at home while enjoying a glass of fine wine and narrating the stories that you have learned about the beautiful region of Nemea and the people behind its products.

    We can also organize tours for anniversaries and special occasions.

    At the end of this magnificent experience your chauffeur will drive you back in Athens.

Description

Come with us on this tour to Ancient Corinth and Nemea to combine a visit to the historical sights of the region with the wine tasting experience at some of the most renowned vineyards. This tour explores the evolution of wine making in the region around Corinth and Nemea but also the perpetual history and beaming culture of the two cities as well. An interactive tour that includes the explorative activity of wine tasting with an insight experience of the local archaeological sights.

Duration approx. 8hrs

Private tours in Greece

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