Wine & History in the Peloponnese

Discover the intertwined stories of viticulture and ancient Greek civilization

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Duration

Full-Day (18:00-17:00)

Location

the Peloponnese

Price

Theme

Wine and Gastronomy

Runs

Tuesday to Saturday

Meeting Point

Pick up from your hotel

Experience the magnificent mountains, vast olive groves, citrus orchards, and sparkling blue sea of the Peloponnese and discover the special place wine has held in Greek culture for almost six thousand years. The tour includes a private guided visit to one of the most significant ancient monuments in the world and an expert-led introduction to winemaking at one of the country’s most esteemed wineries.

Discover the breathtaking scenery, magnificent ancient monuments and world-class wineries of the Peloponnese. A perfect tour for wine lovers who want to immerse themselves in Greek history, take a winery tour, try some of the region’s best wines, and explore the intertwined stories of viniculture and ancient Greek civilization.

Cross the Corinth Canal and venture into the stunning countryside of the Peloponnese, with its lush citrus orchards, shimmering olive groves, and impressive mountain ranges.

Take a private guided tour of one of the country’s most renowned ancient monuments; choose between exploring the Ancient City of Mycenae or the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Visit Domaine Skouras Winery, one of the country’s best wineries, to take a private guided tour of the vineyards and facilities and learn about the ancient art of cultivating vines and making wine from an expert oenologist. You’ll also have the opportunity to sample some of the winery’s famous ambassador wines. An additional gastronomic journey through the flavors of the Peloponnese is available and can be arranged upon request. This add-on includes a sit-down lunch with a sampling menu of select local dishes and Skouras wines at the winery’s modern bistro, set against the backdrop of the lush vineyards and Peloponnesian countryside.

Itinerary

08:00

Pick up from your hotel

08:00 – 10:00

Drive south (private transfer) to the magical Peloponnese

10:00 – 12:00

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of your choice: the Ancient City of Mycenae or the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus

12:30 – 15:00

Take a guided winery tour of Domaine Skouras Winery and enjoy a wine tasting of four exquisite ambassador wines

15:00 – 17:00

Drive back to Athens

17:00

Ending Point: Your hotel in the Athens City center.

Highlights

Stop at the Corinth Canal to admire this brilliant feat of engineering

Visit one of the country’s top UNESCO World Heritage Sites—your choice between Mycenae, the seat of the first major civilization on the Greek mainland, or Epidaurus, the best-preserved ancient theater in Greece

Take a guided tour of Domaine Skouras Winery, one of the country’s most celebrated wineries, and enjoy a wine-tasting opportunity to sample a selection of the winery’s exquisite ambassador wines

Optional add-on: A gastronomic journey through the traditional flavors of the Peloponnese!

What's included

  • Private, state-licensed tour guide
  • Entry fees to the sites mentioned in the itinerary
  • Wine & local produce tasting
  • Private Transfer

Wine & History in the Peloponnese

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