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Rhodes: Filerimos, Butterfly Valley & Ancient Kamiros Tour

1. Rhodes: Filerimos, Butterfly Valley & Ancient Kamiros Tour

Discover the major landmarks on the gorgeous island of Rhodes as you follow your expert guide on an insightful excursion. Visit Mount Filerimos with its medieval monastery, the colorful butterfly valley, the ancient city of Kamiros, which was destroyed by an earthquake and visit the picturesque village of Apollona, where most of the inhabitants work in agriculture. Ride an full air-conditioned bus to your first stop, Mount Filerimos. Walk by the representation of the Stations of the Cross and admire the breathtaking panoramic view. Visit the medieval monastery built in the early 14th century and hear the amazing story of Our Lady of Filerimos. After a short picturesque drive, arrive at the iconic butterfly valley, surrounded by dense vegetation and tall trees. Enjoy a walk down the shaded path and reach the gorgeous opening, where you'll find the marvelous Panaxia Quadripunctaria or Jersey Tiger butterfly. Your next stop is Kamiros, an ancient Doric city founded in the 6th century. See the acropolis and temples of this tragic site that was destroyed by an earthquake in 142 AD. Continue your drive through the mountains and visit the quaint village of Apollona. There you can enjoy the traditional foods of a Greek local tavern with local ingredients. You can visit the famous the Church of the Holy Cross with its beautiful pebbled courtyard and magnificent hagiographies. Also you have the opportunity to visit the folklore museum and its exhibits including local traditional clothing and antique olive press. You have a free time to explore the village on your own and meet the local villagers . Your last stop before you return to your accommodation, there will be a free wine tasting session at a traditional winery at Apollona Village, that you have the opportunity to taste the best local wine.

Rhodes: Cooking Class and Wine Tasting Experience

2. Rhodes: Cooking Class and Wine Tasting Experience

Come to the starting point and meet the guide. Then, begin with a walk through the vineyards to learn interesting facts about the different cultivation methods used. Find out how wine is made. Next, continue to the outdoor bar for a wine-tasting session to enjoy local wine. Following this, head back for a cooking class so you can delve into the secrets of Greek Cuisine. Learn how to make cheese balls, eggplant salad, pitaroudia, kolothokeftedes, dolmades, tirokafteri, black eyed beans with organic vegetables, meatballs, and bread. Head to an outdoor restaurant. Sit down outside and indulge in a multi-course tapas meal, paired with wine. Enjoy the view of the vineyards and olive groves as you eat. After your meal, go back inside to the distillery to taste local tsipouro, a spirit made from grapes. Finish up with a new appreciation for Greek food.

Olives & Olive Oil Tasting + Wine (3 in 1 Experience!)

3. Olives & Olive Oil Tasting + Wine (3 in 1 Experience!)

Our Olive Oli & Olives tasting experience takes place in an Olive Oil Mill in traditional Rhodian village of Maritsa. The history of the factory goes back to 1927 when it`s founder, owner of lands with olive trees decided to make a place where he could press olive oil from his olives production. After a few decades his grandsons continue their grandfather project with passion and commitment, having created one of the top olive oil factories in Greece. We will take you in a journey of olives and olive oil production starting from a tree and finishing on a table. You will find out how olive trees grow and how olives are collected. Then our Host will take us to the world of olive oil production explaining the details and secrets of the pressing procedure. You will be able to see the machines and learn how they work step by step and what are the final products. After having this introduction to the olives and olive oil world, there will be nothing better to try and taste! Mr. Nikos will show and explain how check the olive oil acidity (quality) and how to taste the liquid gold that you have already learnt so much about. You will be also able to try the different types Greek Olives , some of the best quality local Olive oil and olives pastes. We will also try some wine from our Host private production, made from one of the oldest varieties of Greek grapes!

Rhodes: Filerimos, Kamiros , Kritinia castle in small group

4. Rhodes: Filerimos, Kamiros , Kritinia castle in small group

Go, explore, enjoy the sights, history and learn all the secrets of the Island. Discover the major landmarks on the gorgeous island of Rhodes as you follow your expert guide on an insightful excursion. Visit Mount Filerimos with its medieval monastery, the ancient city of Kamiros, which was destroyed by an earthquake, visit the great castle of Kritinia with a unique view, visit Embonas village one of the most famous wine villages on the Island. Ride an full air-conditioned mini bus Mercedes to your first stop, Mount Filerimos. Walk by the representation of the Stations of the Cross and admire the breathtaking panoramic view. Visit the medieval monastery built in the early 14th century and hear the amazing story of Our Lady of Filerimos. After a short picturesque drive, arrive at your next stop Ancient Kamiros, an ancient Doric city founded in the 6th century. See the acropolis and temples of this tragic site that was destroyed by an earthquake in 142 AD. Continue your drive you can visit the great castle of Kritinia with a unique view. You can enjoy the magnificent panoramic view and take a nice photo. Built on a hilltop in 1472 by the Knights of St. John, the castle's remains overlook the Aegean Sea. From there you will enjoy a fantastic spot with Greek Islands in the background like Chalki, Alimia, Makri, and Tilos. Afterwards continue your drive through the mountains you will visit the most famous wine village on the island, Embonas. There you can enjoy the traditional foods of a Greek local tavern with local ingredients . Also there will be a free wine tasting session at a traditional winery , that you have the opportunity to taste the best local wine, local products like honey, olive oil , olives and visit a traditional style house. And you have some free time to explore the village on your own and meet the local villagers . Your last stop before you return to your accommodation, you can visit one of the most famous monasteries of the island of Rhodes Saint Nikolaos - Fountoukli church. Tiny and charming Byzantine church dates from the 14th to 15th century A.D. There is also a small fountain with natural spring water that you can drink from and that they say will lengthen your life.

11 Course Lunch, Wine Tasting & Cooking Mastery in Rhodes

5. 11 Course Lunch, Wine Tasting & Cooking Mastery in Rhodes

Set off on a breezy half hour ride to a renowned Greek winery, nestled in the heart of a picturesque landscape. Here, a warm and energetic family awaits to welcome you into their world of winemaking. Immerse yourself in the charm of their vineyard and distillery as the owner himself takes you under his wing, sharing fascinating tales and insights into the winery's legacy, the art of grape cultivation, distillation, and the intricate process of turning grapes into their celebrated wines. Enjoy wine tasting adventure, where you'll explore a variety of exquisite flavors. But the journey doesn't end there. Under the guidance of a seasoned chef, you'll delve into the secrets of traditional cuisine, crafting dishes that tell stories of the land. And just when you think it can't get any better, brace yourself for the grand finale. Relish a spread of the island's 11 most beloved dishes, each served one after the other and an endless flow of wine.

Savor Rhodes: 11-Dish Wine Pairing and Cooking Adventure

6. Savor Rhodes: 11-Dish Wine Pairing and Cooking Adventure

Embark on an enchanting journey to the heart of a prestigious Greek winemaking legacy aboard our comfortable, air-conditioned transport. Immerse yourself in the warmth and dedication of a family whose passion for winemaking is as boundless as their hospitality. Be personally guided through their lush vineyards and state-of-the-art distillery by the proprietor, who will share the enthralling saga of their vine-to-wine journey, including insights into the meticulous processes of distillation and vinification, and the story behind their celebrated wines. But the adventure doesn't end there! Prepare to be captivated by joyful cooking class that promises to elevate your culinary skills. You'll dive into the art of traditional Greek cuisine, uncovering culinary secrets. It's a culinary celebration that delights the senses, featuring a series of 11 outstanding local dishes, each accompanied by an ideally matched wine, guaranteeing a heavenly flavor experience with every every and sip.

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What people are saying about Theologos

Overall rating

4.5
(111 reviews)

The tour was amazing! The guide Michael was such a delight with a great sense of humor, contributed to an enjoyable atmosphere and shared interesting and useful information. We were even taken to places that were not in the program which was such a pleasant surprise. 10 out of 10 would recommend.

Amazing experience! Hosts were helpful in arranging transportation, vineyard was beautiful. Jason was an excellent host and was very knowledgeable about both the wine and food that was served. Food was delicious, highly recommend!

Amazing experience. Awesome guide, good wine and delicious food. We had also fun group, everyone from different country. I really recommend this tour.

Enjoyed it very much! Guide Margarita en Yanis the driver are very nice kind people .

We saw a lot. Can highly recommend the tour. Jannis drove us safely in his bus.