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Full day wine private tour of Nemea, Corinth canal, and Nafplion

Full day wine private tour of Nemea, Corinth canal, and Nafplion

Experience a wine private tour in Greece visiting remarkable archaeological sites along the way. Travel on the wine roads, visit the wineries for some wine tasting and see some of the most important historical sites in the world.

Itinerary:  Athens, Corinth Canal, ancient Nemea, Nafplio, lunch in a traditional Greek restaurant.

Visits:  Corinth Canal, ancient Nemea, Nafplio, lunch in a traditional Greek restaurant. 

Description: In the morning our Athens taxi tours driver will drive you along the Saronic Gulf until we reach the Corinth Canal where you can enjoy its picturesque views.

We will continue our Greece wine tour traveling to Ancient Nemea driving through its wine roads experiencing a wonderful land scape. Nemea was famous for its Panhellenic Games, the “ Nemea ”, which featured contests in gymnastics, horse riding, music and drama. The games were conducted inside the precinct of the Temple of Zeus , ruins of which have been discovered near the entrance into Irakleio. Traces of a gymnasium of the classical period have also been found, with a palaestra and Roman baths to the South, as well as the Stadium where the games were held every two years, from 573 BC.

Experience this adventurous  tour with Athens taxi tours. The itinerary will take you from Athens southwards to the Greek wine region of Nemea, in the Peloponnese, and you will experience one of the most important appellations for the production of red wine. Your private chauffeurs Athens will travel through the wine roads of Nemea and you will have the chance to visit some of the best wineries there as well as the ancient Nemea sites.

Boasting a  rich history in splendid wines, the vineyards spread wide around the region of Nemea presenting observers with a very tranquil view.  Nemea is in the largest wine-producing zone in Greece, at an altitude of 200 to 800m ASL. The dominant grape variety is the Agiorgitiko, an excellent variety which provides the basis for a wide range of wines. Among these, one may point out the famous V.Q.P.R.D. Nemea wines and the superb rosé and aged red wines. Jointly with other varieties, local wines are produced, such as: Plagion, Pterotou, Argous, Peloponnesian, Plagion of Mountainous Corinthia, Corinthian, Klimenti, Iliou. These wines are characterized by their aroma and fruity flavor.  The local rosé wines with their rose-like colors, but also the red wines are particularly suitable for aging.

Location: The vineyards are cultivated on an altitude of 250-800m to the SE of Corinth.

Climate: Mild winters with abundant rainfalls and hot summers.

Grape variety: Agiorgitiko

Wines: Red, Dry

Our Athens taxi tours driver will travel you through ARGOS region on to NAFPLIO, where we will visit its famous Acronafplia fortress  in the old city of Nafplion. Nafplion was the first capital of Greece after its liberation from the Ottoman empire, following the Greek Revolution of 1821.

After the wine tasting we will return to Athens where one of the most  interesting Greece Tour ends.

Highly recommended for cruise travelers visiting Athens just for a day wanting to enjoy a Greece wine tour and visit some of the most well known locations in the world.

Greece tours Departures: Daily

You can customize this private tour at any time, either on the way together with your private chauffeur or in advance by contacting our Athens Taxi Tours team.