Megalochori And Wine Tasting Tour

Active: May 01, 2019 - Dec 31, 2020
Duration: 4 hours
Depart: Santorini
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From 75.00 €

General Description

The tour starts with the picturesque village of Megalochori, whose existence is recorded back to the 17th century. It has historical mansions, old traditional houses, pirate hideaways and wine canavas, where merchants and wealthy land barons exporting Vinsanto wine that the island still produces.You will have the chance to visit impressive churches such as the church of Aghia (Saint) Paraskevi known for its unusual yellow bell tower and the picturesque little church of Aghia (Saint) Fotini the Samaritan, dug into the hard-volcanic rock.

Our next stop is the Arvanitis canava where wine is produced in the old way. 30 years ago locals used to make this wine using very riped grapes, aging in old French or Russian barrels.
When you enter Antonis' winery, you get a feeling of travelling back in time where there were no stainless steel tanks. You will have teh chance to taste the wines at the authentic Arvanitis Canava along with delicious assortments.

Continuing we visit the traditional Gavalas winery, where you will get an in-depth look into the island’s viticulture heritage in a magnificent tour of the canavas.

After that we return to hotels.

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