Travel for two weeks across a wide span of Greece's top attractions, from the clifftops of Meteora to the Cretan seaside. You'll start by winding your way through the many columns of mainland historic attractions like ancient Delphi and Olympia. Go out to sea to Santorini for a taste of the Cyclades, then end your trip in Crete's second-largest city.
Waterless Farming: an insider's food & wine tour, Santorini
We loved everything about this trip from our guided walk to the winery to cooking on the tomato farm and eating our food!
This was one of our trip highlights. The wine tasting was tasty and informative. That alone would have been incredible, but that was followed by the... Read more
Probably the most unexpected surprise of trip. Fantastic and provided true feel for the people and island. Our guide was just the best and was so... Read more
This was among our top two favorite tours! Our bus driver Konstantinos was THE BEST! He was funny, engaging, and his fun banter with our tour... Read more
Wonderful experience. Our driver and tour guide were both very friendly and knowledgeable. We tasted great wines, learned about the history of Santorini (with regards to... Read more
You will take an adventurous journey into Santorini's gastronomic delights. Led with your taste buds, you will visit a historic village, wineries, and an organic farm. Along the way, you will see a side to the island far away from the well-beaten tourist trails, learning about the island's ancient history of winemaking and sampling traditional culinary delights.
You'll explore Megalochori village, walking along distinctive stone pathways called kadounia. Away from the visiting masses, here you will have a window into a typical islander's life. You will get to experience a family-run winery, where the wine production follows centuries-old traditions, tasting several indigenous varieties and enjoying some local foodie delicacies.
You'll witness a cooking demonstration with fresh, hand-picked ingredients at an organic farm. In a series of traditional agricultural caves, you'll find cherry tomatoes, eggplants, cucumbers, prickly pears, zucchinis, watermelon, and many other fruits and vegetables, which provide the palette for today's demonstration. Watch and learn how to prepare traditional seasonal dishes, and enjoy a scrumptious meal you can be sure has been created with local products.
Depending on the exact day of the tour, you may visit a second winery to learn more about Santorini's unique volcanic soil and how it impacts the island's distinctive wine.
In case of any dietary intolerances or allergies, please advise your travel specialist accordingly.
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What's includedLocal guide, wine tasting with appetizers and farm food tasting, live cooking class, water and food.
Itineraries with Waterless Farming: an insider's food & wine tour
This tours focuses on the amazing food, wine, and culture provided by the vibrant country of Greece, highlighting bustling cities like Athens and Chania, as well as the islands of Santorini and Naxos. You'll enjoy numerous food and wine tours, allowing you to taste Greek cuisine, delicacies, pastries, and local wines and liquors, plus your own handmade dishes with a cooking class in Crete. Along the way, you'll visit an olive farm, a family-owned cheese shop, wineries, and bustling food markets, indulging your taste buds in some of the country's most beloved treats.
Spend 21 days in Greece with this unique itinerary that balances history, relaxation, and culture. Start in Crete, Greece's largest island with the oldest civilization. Explore the Venetian town of Chania and the massive Samaria gorge, and Crete's capital — Heraklion. Catch a ferry to Naxos where you'll learn how to cook Greek food and relax on an idyllic beach. Finish your trip in laid-back Santorini for an immersion into Greek winemaking.