ATHENS CULTURE WINE & FOOD SHORE EXCURSION
Athens is one of the world’s oldest cities and the birthplace of democracy, arts, science, symposium, and philosophy.
Today, under the shadow of the Parthenon, the contemporary urban scenery of the sprawling city reflects its exciting history, its multi-cultural modern personality as well as the infrastructure and facilities.
The Greek wine and food culture are well-known as a vital part of everyday life in Greece.
The earliest evidence of a Greek restaurant was discovered at the ancient Agora of Athens during excavations. Large quantities of cooking and eating utensils were found at the taverna.
A nearby wine shop, possibly in association with the restaurant, served local attic wine, as well as a wide variety of wines imported from the Aegean islands.
Attica, is one of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world, hosting a great variety of quality wines, like Savatiano which is growing in the area for over 3.000 years
Visiting the Acropolis Museum in the center of Athens, an archaeological museum housing more than 3.000 famous artifacts from the Athenian Acropolis, the most significant sanctuary of the ancient city.
Or visit the ancient Agora of Athens, which is located to the northwest of the Acropolis. The Agora’s initial use was for a commercial, assembly, or residential gathering place.
Visit a unique Greek Delicatesseria that offers a food and wine experience based on local Greek products through a full lunch course of 5 stages.
Taste handmade delicacies and savor outstanding premium-labeled and awarded wines from indigenous varieties.
Wine and food tasting are private at the Delicatesseria organized and supervised exclusively for our guests.
In Athens, you can shop till you drop. From shopping malls to hand-made creations and cool shops hidden in arcades, here’s where to go for all your gifts and souvenirs.
Enrich your day by following a distinctive tailor-made culture, wine, food, and shopping shore excursion, and let yourself be surprised in an unexpectedly pleasant way.
An exciting luxury culture, food, wine, and shopping experience in Athens could start and ends at the port of Piraeus, early enough for any traveling passengers to board the cruise ship.