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Athens Riviera: Wine, olive oil tasting & dinner by the seaside

Athens
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Duration

6 - 8 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Athens Riviera

Wine, olive oil tasting & dinner by the seaside

 

Discover one of the best Athens day trips that combines great food and wine with beach life and magical sunsets by the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounio. Part of our wider range of food tours in Athens

 

Overview of Wine, olive oil tasting & dinner by the seaside

 

Enjoy the good life in Athens Riviera

 

Don’t let the southern part of our city remain undiscovered! Few travellers to Athens realise that in less than 20’ lies a long coastline of 50km that stretches from Piraeus port all the way down to Cape Sounio. Leave behind Athens’ urban vibes and follow the locals to their favourite getaway to the beach, where summertime is celebrated all year long. 

 

Enjoy a farm-to-table Greek experience and olive oil tasting

 

Start off your day at an urban farm known for its exquisite grown on-site ingredients and handpicked artisanal products from small businesses. Enjoy your Greek snacks at a farm-to-table restaurant among orchards, herb gardens and olive trees. 

Join an olive oil tasting and discover why olive oil in Greece is precious as gold, significant in the culture, history and well-being of our people. Meet our olive oil experts in a local farm and try out some premium Greek extra virgin olive oils. Find out more about which criteria need to be met for an olive oil to be classified as extra virgin, its sworn enemies and learn how to pick from the shelf the one of the best quality.

 

Indulge in a Greek wine tasting at a dynamic, family-run winery

 

Greeks claim a long history of viticulture and vinification, with wine being a symbol of high culture, that as believed, distinguished civilised people from barbarians. The wine world does not fit in a bunch of grapes or a glass of wine but it extends in the depths of time.

Right now Greece offers around 200 indigenous varieties to refresh your wine-loving palate with their unique character and diverse terroir. Celebrate Greek wine at a well-respected estate winery since 1980 and taste wines from indigenous varieties, grown under the Mediterranean sun. Our enthusiastic winemaker will guide you through the vineyards of her family and offer four of their most prominent labels with the accompaniment of cheeses and cold-cuts.

 

Enjoy a delicious fish & seafood meal by the seaside

 

Get to know the local fishermen who will prepare for us delicious dishes prepared with the day’s catch at the lovely seaside taverna of the Athens Riviera. Taste delicious fish and seafood meze and enjoy the warming sun with a glass of ouzo or wine of your preference.

 

Marvel a magnificent sunset at Cape Sounio

 

Only an hour away from the city, in this Athens day trip you can feel the energy of the Temple of Poseidon, one of the most significant ancient Greek sights, overlooking the crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea. Enjoy the scenic sunset of Athens Riviera and take in the refreshing sea breeze like you are on a Greek island.

 

Visit Vouliagmeni lake for spa therapy

 

Drive back along the coast admiring the spectacular views of the Athens Riviera along with the Saronic Gulf islands. Visit a natural lake with therapeutic properties (high concentration in salts and minerals) whose temperature does not exceed 29°C and allows you to swim year round. Being full of tiny fish that nibble your skin when you enter the water, it offers a relaxing massage treatment, too.

 

This is an experience that can be 100% tailor-made for you according to your preferences.

If you’d like even more experiences to choose between, take a look at the entire Greekality range of Athens food tours.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy a break from the city and unravel the secrets of the Athens Riviera, unknown to most travellers.
  • Experience some island magic just 20’ away from Athens.
  • Taste farm-to-table delights and learn all about Greek olive oil.
  • Join a Greek wine tasting with a passionate winemaker.
  • Take in magnificent views at Cape Sounio topped by its magical sunset.
  • Discover hidden beaches and our natural treasure, a sea water lake with a dramatic backdrop.
  • Dine by the waterfront at a taverna owned by local fishermen who offer fresh fish and seafood dishes.

Wine, olive oil tasting & dinner by the seaside

Included/Excluded

  • Olive oil tasting
  • Wine tasting
  • Snacks
  • Dinner by the seaside
  • Transportation (pick-up and drop-off)
  • Gratuities
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