Full Day Sacred Paths Wine Tour

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Full Day Sacred Paths Wine Tour
Duration

Durations: 5 Hour(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 1-8

Languages

Languages: English

Be transported to a magical world of wine, monasteries, chapels and scenic villages. Take the Sacred Paths to wonder!

From £ 71.71 per person

  1. Meeting Point
  2. Tour Overview

    Be transported to a magical world of wine, monasteries, chapels and scenic villages. Take the Sacred Paths to wonder!

    The tour’s first stop is the historic winery of the Monastery of Tzagarolon, this beautiful monastery is set in the picturesque Akrotiri peninsula of Chania. The temple features admirable Byzantine architecture, a folklore museum and an ancient library of rarities. Sample select wines from the monastery’s production while admiring and learning about the wine equipment of the past on display, your tasting will be paired with a small ‘kerasma’ meze offering of rusk, tomatoes, olive oil and salt.
    Enjoy a picturesque drive to the family-owned Manousakis Winery to learn about their wines. Taste 5 wines paired with fava, Cretan salad, rusk, olive oil, bread and sea salt.

  3. Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 : Winery & Monastery - Our Tour Begins!

    The tour’s first stop is the winery of the Monastery of Tzagarolon, this beautiful monastery is set in the picturesque Akrotiri peninsula of Chania. The temple features beautiful Byzantine architecture, a museum and an ancient library of rarities. We’ll be sampling select wines from the monastery’s production while we admire and learn about the wine equipment of the past on display. 


    Explore the Wonderful Wines of Crete

    Explore the wonderful cellars, gardens and production houses of the Dourakis Winery in Apokoronas, a truly Cretan winery, to learn about viticulture and the winemaking process as we taste their wine. Taste 5 wines.


    Beautiful Chapels, Byzantine Art & Greek Coffee

    Our last stop is a visit to a charming and hidden little village with a beautiful central chapel that dates back to the Byzantine era adorned with artistic icons. Right next door is a small family owned kafeneio where we indulge in traditional Greek coffee.


  4. What's Included

    Traditional Cretan Snacks
    8 wines to be tasted
    Visit the monastery of Agia Triada
    Visit a local Cretan winery
    Visit a beautiful hidden village
    Explore Byzantine art at a beautiful small chapel
    Complimentary refreshments in the car

  5. FAQs

    Please Note:

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not stroller accessible
    • Not suitable for pets
    • No public transportation nearby
    • Infant seats unavailable
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers

  6. Requirements

    A cover to enter the monastery and chapel during all season.
    Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and a light jacket for spring.

  7. Cancellation Policy

    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 24 hours or less before event
    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 0% if booking is cancelled 1000 days or less before event

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