Although Greece is known for its rich history and idyllic archipelagos, the country's culinary scene is just as rewarding as its ancient past and idyllic views, making this 8-day Greece Tour the perfect blend of history, mythology, ancient ruins, and delicious food. Feast on some of the freshest seafood in Paros, venture on an immersive tour and tasting of a winery just outside of Athens, and visit a farm in Mykonos for a fresh farm-to-table meal.
Athens – Sumptuous Stroll in Plaka
When you arrive in Athens, a private driver will greet and transfer you to your accommodation in the heart of the city. You will be provided with some time to relax after your long flight before your guide leads you on a leisurely evening stroll through Athens’ charming Plaka neighborhood. You can wander along the city’s cobblestone streets and visit a few of the intriguing cafes that line the streets. After your brief introductory tour concludes, you will have the rest of the evening to spend at your leisure.
Athens – Private Tasting Tour
Athens – Vineyard Tour
Paros – Peruse Old Town Parikia
Paros – Charming Fishing Villages
Mykonos – Attend a Traditional BBQ
Mykonos – Mykonian Farm Experience
Mykonos – Departure
- Feast on some of freshest seafood and enjoy a meal made from freshly caught selections during a private tour of Paros fishing villages
- Embark on a hands-on tour of a Mykonian farm to learn about the island’s intriguing agricultural practices
- Peruse the trendy Plaka district in Athens and enjoy an evening stroll with delicious samplings of Greek fare
- Escape to Paros and discover Old Town Parikia on a private walking tour of the seaside enclave
- Visit an award-winning vineyard outside of Athens to sample fine wine and learn facts about wine production
- Attend a traditional Mykonos BBQ dinner and rub elbows with the locals
- Taste Mediterranean cuisine on a private gourmet tour that features Athens’ finest chefs and vendors
Your 8-day culinary tour of Greece will begin in Athens. After having some time to settle in after the long flight, a guide will lead you on a walking food tour through the city’s Plaka neighborhood. The following morning will find you indulging in another culinary tour. Instead of snacks and treats, this tour will feature some of the city’s finest cuisine from local vendors and artisan chefs. After your tour, you will join a master chef in crafting a homemade Greek meal.
On day three, some of Greece’s wines and vineyard grounds await your discovery. Today, you will join a sommelier guide on a private wine tasting tour that will lead you to the beautiful countryside. After learning about Greek wine production and strolling through a few vineyards, you will have the chance to sample some of the wines. The following morning, you will venture to the island of Paros to escape the summer bustle of the city. Upon your arrival, your guide will lead you on a walking tour of Old Town Parikia before joining a group of locals for a lovely dinner of homemade island cuisine.
The next day, you will explore the island’s charming fishing villages. Here, you can sample some of the freshest seafood that Greece has to offer. Day six will then find you heading to Mykonos, where a highlights tour will eat up most of your day. Following your sightseeing tour, the welcoming island residents will prepare a traditional BBQ, and you can join in on the festivities. Your final full day in Greece will be spent on a traditional farm, where a hands-on experience will teach you about daily farm life and production. While touring the farm grounds, you will be able to meet several resident farm animals.
$2,699 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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