Treasures of the Peloponnese
June 18-25, 2022


What makes this trip special 

  • A balanced mix of holidays and wine experiences
  • Small group of travellers
  • A modern, comfortable bus and professional driver on 24 hr basis
  • Most lunch meals are included and enjoyed together as a group; dinners are a more private, a free time affair


Places we will visit

  • Nemea – the land of Agiorgitiko wine
  • Nauplion – a picturesque seaside town
  • Kalamata – the capital of exceptional olive oil
  • Ancient Olympia – the birthplace of the Olympic Games


Wines we will taste

  • Agiorgitiko (red and rose)
  • Moschofilero (White and rose)
  • Mavrodaphni (Red dry and Dessert wine)
  • Cabernet sauvignon (Red)
  • Augustiatis (Red)


For a detailed daily itinerary

  • Peloponnese food & wine experience

    June 18-25, 2022  

    Every region in the Peloponnese has vineyards, offering diverse landscape and climate, producing wines (whites, reds, roses and dessert) with distinct character and identity. Learn about Greek mythology, taste wonderful food and wines and experience authentic hospitality from the locals. Make beautiful memories and new friends. Enjoy the journey!

    Day 1. Sun, June 18: Athens
    Early morning arrival at Athens Int Airport ‘El. Venizelos’.  Meet office representative and transfer with private bus and assistance at centrally located hotel in the city center.  Check-in and short, walking orientation of the area. Group welcome dinner at selected restaurant.  Overnight with breakfast at centrally located 4* hotel (D)

    Day 2. Mon, June 19: Athens-Nemea-Nauplion
    Early morning departure with private bus and private tour host towards Peloponnese.  Stop at the Corinth Canal and marvel at this enginnering project from the 19th century that effectively made the Pelloponese penninsula an island! Continue to Nemea, the mythical land of Hercules. Nemea is well known for producing super reds with bursting red fruits, sweet spices and notable rose wines . The cultivated grape is Agiorgitiko, a red variety.  We will visit wineries that truly represent the region.  We will travel to picturesque seaside town Nauplion, for free afternoon. Dinner on your own.  Overnight with breakfast at a 4* hotel (B,L)

    Day 3. Tues, June 20: Nauplion-Mantineia-Nauplion
    A day dedicated to the whites! We will depart after breakfast towards Mantineia and visit 3 wineries that each produce award winning whites and sparkling wines. Return to Nauplion for some free time. Group dinner with folk dancing.  Overnight in Nauplion at 4* hotel (B,L,D)

    Day 4. Wed, June 21: Nauplion -Ancient Olympia
    Travel through the mountain range of Taygetos. We will stop at teh beautiful village of Stemnitsa to hike in the narrow cobble stoned village pathways. Group lunch in the village with local specialities.  Reach Ancient Olympia.  Visit a local winery to taste the grape varieties cultivated here since antiguity.  Transfer to our hotel and enjoy a swim in the pool. Overnight with breakfast at Hotel Europa. (B,L)

    Day 5. Thurs, June 22: Ancient Olympia
    Today we will visit the site of the Olympic Games and its beautiful museum.  Lunch. Some relaxing time by the hotel pool, before boarding our bus and heading to one of the most beautiful wineries in Greece. Overnight with beakfast at Hotel Europa. (B,D)

    Day 6. Fri, June 23: Ancient Olympia -Patras-Athens
    Early morning departure with our private bus, to complete the full circle of this wine adventure and the Pelloponese peninsula.  Our last visit will be at the oldest winery in Greece, tasting its magical world renowned dessert wines. Achaia Clauss winery will be our last winery visit, before reaching Athens early afternoon.  We will have our closing farewell dinner at a wonderful restaurant overlooking the Acropolis and sharing our favorite moments of the trip along with good wine!  Overnight at centrally located 4* or 5* hotel B,D)

    Day 7. Sat, June 24: Athens-home
    After breakfast and pending on flight schedule, transfer with assistance to Athens Int. airport (upon request)

    RATE PER PERSON: 2,080 euros per person sharing a twin room

    single supplement: 350 euros per person (for single occupancy room throughout the tour)

    Includes:
    – Six (6) overnights in 4* and 5* hotels in Athens and Peloponnese in double/ twin room
    – Daily breakfast
    – Bus transportation with modern bus and professional driver incl. all his expenses
    – Tour host with wine knowledge incl. all his/hers expenses
    – All winery tastings
    – Seven (7) meals incl. welcome and farewell dinner
    – Toll fees and Greek vat tax

    Not Included:
    – Airfare from/to home
    – All meals/services not mentioned
    – Gratuities to guide and driver (optional, suggested 3-4euros per day for each)
    – Extra travelers insurance
    – All personal expenses and shopping

    PAYMENT (via bank transfer)
    Deposit payment: The sum of 500 Euros to secure participation
    1st Installment: March 20th, 2022
    Final Installment: May 20th, 2022

    CANCELLATION POLICY (Specifically for this group) (all cancellations must be submitted in writing)
    Before March 1st: Full refund minus an administrative fee of 100 Euros
    March 1st-April 1st: Full refund minus an administrative fee of 150 Euros
    April 1st- May 1st: a 50% refund of total rate per person
    May 1st- May 20th:  a 25% refund of total rate per person
    May 20th-June 18th: No refund

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Price per person
2,080 euros per person sharing a twin room

single supplement: 350 euros

 

Includes

  • Six (6) overnights in 4* and 5* hotels
  • Daily breakfast
  • Bus transportation
  • Tour host with wine knowledge
  • All winery tastings
  • Six (6) meals
  • Toll fees and Greek vat tax of 24%
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Mushroom collection at Peloponnese, Tourism - Itineraries - Greek wine
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