Food & Wine: A Taste of Greece
- Duration: 11 or 15 days
- Group size: 14-28
- Reviews: 8
See how historic traditions and modern-day culture have swirled together to create Greece’s current food and wine scene. Start in Thessaloniki, the country’s culinary hub, before making your way down to Athens to explore some of the nation’s ancient wonders. Then, continue on to Crete where the area’s flavorful cuisine comes to life inside the local markets. From mainland wine regions to island vineyards, you’ll experience the wonders of Greek wine while indulging in locally sourced, fresh foods.
- 9 nights in handpicked hotels
- 9 breakfasts
- 3 lunches
- 2 wine tastings
- 1 cooking class
- Thessaloniki's ancient Byzantine landmarks
- wine tasting in Epanomi
- Palace of Knossos
- Heraklion Archaeological Museum
This tour of Greece exceeded my expectations, and I'm not even a wine connoisseur! The culture and people of Greece were welcoming, almost every day was sunny, the ancient ruins were amazing (some from 1700 B.C.), the scenery was beautiful. the tour directors were excellent, and the food was a tast...
We thoroughly enjoyed our 11 day tour. There was ample free time to plan extra activities if we wanted, which we did. We enjoyed a day trip we made to Kavala and Philippi . The drive through the Greek countryside was relaxing after the hustle and bustle of city life. Our driver Socrates was always p...
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I would not do the 4 day extension. We did the extension, which was 3 days in Santorini and extra time in Athens. We loved Santorini but the way it is added on to the 11 day tour is very cumbersome, poorly planned, and the travel part of it is exhausting.
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Food & Wine Greece (May-June 2019) The trip starts in Thessaloniki in Greek Macedonia. This is a rich agricultural area with a vibrant central city. Salonika is Greece’s major university town. Hence, 10% of the population is made up of students. This creates a rich cultural scene in the center city....
I had been to Greece in 2008 on Go Ahead's "Ancient Greece" tour. When this new tour was offered, going to different locales, and focusing on cuisine and wine, I added it to my Wish List. I was finally able to do the tour in May and was so glad I did! Our small congenial group, led by the incompa...
Here's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.
We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.
This stylish hotel is located in the city center. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi, a fitness center, and restaurant. Nearby, you’ll find Tsimiski Street, Aris...
This boutique hotel is located in the Kolonaki neighborhood in central Athens. Guests enjoy a screening room, rooftop pool, and spa. Nearby, you’ll fi...
This sleek hotel is located a short walk from the Old Town. Guests enjoy a fitness center, pool, and restaurant. Nearby, you’ll find the Heraklion Arc...
This comfortable hotel is centrally located in Chania. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi, a restaurant, and a bar. Nearby, you’ll find the Agora, or covered mar...
This beautiful hotel is located in the heart of Fira, the capital of Santorini. Guests enjoy a pool, outdoor bar, and stylish accommodations. Nearby, ...
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