Water Mill Hike & Traditional Lunch near Monemvasia

Photo from Boutique Hotel Liotrivi
Discover the authentic culture and cuisine of Monemvasia with this easy walk to the historic watermills. You'll start at the village of Talanta, where you'll meet with your guide and learn a bit about the area's history. As you follow the designated path, you'll cross a small gorge and reach the ruins of the watermills.

At the completely preserved Talanta Mill, you'll enjoy a short tour. Meet the mill's last miller, John, who has been grinding wheat for over 60 years! Stroll through his estate as he shares the details of his work and many interesting stories. Then, you'll descend into the canyon following an easy route lined with olive trees and streams. Your guide will point out some of the region's unique local flora.

Your walk ends in Liotrivi, where you'll enjoy a guided tour of the Museum of Olive Oil and watch a traditional bread presentation. Your hosts will also share the secrets of the region's gastronomy as you watch a cooking demonstration. Afterward, enjoy a buffet lunch featuring traditional products and local wines.

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