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Gastronomy & Culture - Culture, food & wine in Rhodes
By examining Rhodes from a gastronomy and culture lens, we will discover the ancient and modern gastronomy and culture traditions of the island.
- Gastronomy tour featuring wine tasting and dining experiences.
- Covers the whole island, including the main sights and many lesser known ones.
- Tastings and talks at the Embona village.
- Beautiful drives through understated verdant landscapes.
Arrival at Rhodes airport. Transport to Elysium Resort & Spa. In the evening a welcome dinner at the hotel
After breakfast some time have been allocated for relaxing at the hotel before we depart at 13.00, for a light snack, in the Old town with a presentation from the chef of the kitchen. We continue afterwards with a tour of the Old town taking in the cultural sights, later will be a few hours of free time to explore independently, before we meet for dinner also in the Old town.
After enjoying lunch at the hotel, especially made for our group, we depart towards Lindos on a tour along the eastcoast, enjoying the landscape, and stopping along the way to visit an old ceramics producer. In Lindos we tour the Akropolis, and you will have few hours of free time after to explore the village. We meet for dinner before we head back home.
Most of the daytime is for independent use, but for those who so choses, scheduled transfer to the city of Rhodes is arranged. In the evening we depart to the bay of Xaraki village, where we will enjoy dinner.
During the daytime we will tour the monastery of Filerimos where we will enjoy a picnic, winetasting and live music. We return to the hotel for a few hours before we depart for dinner in the new parts of Rhodes town.
This day we tour further down the westcoast, enjoy a coffebreak in the village of Kritinia, before reaching Embona village, where we will have a tasting of local products such as wine, olives, honey, and souma. Afterwards to the village of Apollona for our lunch, consisting of oven baked goat. We depart to the hotel, and wil enjoy our dinner there in the evening.
Independent daytime. In the evening we will depart for Villa Panagos, with live music, dinner and tastes of ancient greek food.
Check out from the hotel, and departure to Rhodes airport.
23–30 Jun 2012
01–08 Sep 2012
15–22 Sep 2012
20–27 Okt 2012
**Gastronomy, **Culture, *History