Visit of local wineries and vineyards and taste our local grape varieties. It’s a five day tour around northern Greece’s famous refineries where we will have the opportunity to taste strong and mild varieties of wines.
(4 nights /5 days)
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Hotel
Arrival at Thessaloniki’s airport and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon free. Dinner at local Greek typical tavern in the old city. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Full day visits to the local wine refineries and Vergina
Full day visit to the modern winery of Boutari where you will get the chance of wine tasting and experience of a multimedia show followed by a visit to Chrisohoou winery at Naousa. Continue to Vergina to admire the remains of the Royal Macedonian Palace and the Royal tombs of King Philippi the 2nd, farther of Alexander the Great. Return to Thessaloniki for overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Sightseeing of Thessaloniki town
The second capital of Greece and visits to the wine refineries Short city tour of Thessaloniki including a visit to Archaeological Museum followed by a visit to the wine factory of Tsantali. Upon arrival at Agios Pavlos of Halkidiki, you will start your visit at the well known Tsantali vineyards.You will have the chance to find out the traditional way of winemaking and you will walk down the steps to the underground stone cellars, where the Tsantali wines are aged. After a free-wine-testing session, which will help you to understand better the taste of the wine, you will have the opportunityto take some gifts for your friends of this excellent wine quality. Continue our drive to Porto Carras and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Full day tour of Porto Carras and Petralona cave
Morning visit to Porto Carras, one of the largest private owned winery and vineyard in Europe, on the slopes of Mountain Meliton. Early afternoon departure and return to Thessaloniki town via the Petralona Cave. The spectacular cave of Petralona is where the bones of various ancient animals have been found and where man first lived 250,000 years ago as well as the traces of the first fires lit by man. Gala dinner in a typical Greek restaurant in the area of Ladadika. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Departures
Free morning for shopping. Transfer to airport for your departure flight.