Mouth-watering 6-h wine shore trip of Nemea great wineries

Experience the breathtaking beauty of Nemea, a land brimming with gentle rolling hills draped in lush vineyards. As you embark on a scenic 6-hour wine tour to Corinth Canal and Nemea, immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Agiorgitiko, the grape variety that is indigenous to this land. This exclusive private shore excursion from the lively Piraeus port is tailored for those with limited time, yet seeking to indulge in the best of Greek wine culture.

Prepare to be captivated by a destination unlike any other, where wine tasting is intertwined with a rich cultural legacy spanning over 6000 years. As you tread upon the historic paths of Nemea, be assured that you will not only savour exquisite wines, but also encounter the timeless legends and myths that form the essence of this place.

Just an hour and a half drive from Athens, immerse yourself in the stunning scenery and endless possibilities for outdoor adventures – whether that’s trekking, biking the mountains, or trying your hand at archery. And no visit to this region would be complete without indulging in some wine tastings.

Let the views and a glass of wine take you away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Our exquisite excursion gives you a chance to discover the one-of-a-kind landscape of Nemea, widely renowned as Greece’s top wine destination.

Itinerary of the half-day wine tour in Greece

Corinth canal – Nemea – the wine roads – wineries – Athens

Highlights of the Mouth-watering 6-h wine shore trip of Nemea great wineries

  • Visit the famous Corinth Canal with the scenic coastal road
  • The wineries of Nemea
  • The tasteful wines of Greece
  • The lovely natural environment

Description of the half-day 6 hours private shore trip to Nemea wineries

Mouth-watering 6-h wine shore trip of Nemea great wineries, Corinth Canal
Mouth-watering 6-h wine shore trip of Nemea great wineries, Corinth Canal

Embark on your journey from the Piraeus cruise port in the morning. Our professional driver will be waiting at your dock, ready to escort you aboard our modern vehicles. Depending on the size of your group, choose from our sleek 4-seaters, spacious 10-seaters, or roomy 17-seaters.

As we depart from the quayside, we’ll take you on a picturesque drive along the breathtaking Saronic gulf coast and through the charming suburbs of Athens.

Along the way, we’ll make a stop at the stunning Corinth Canal, where you’ll have the opportunity to capture some truly spectacular photos and take in the stunning sea views. Let our skilled driver guide you towards an unforgettable experience.

temple of zeus in nemea greece
Temple of Zeus in Nemea, Peloponnese

After leaving the shortstop, our private half-day wine shore trip ventures towards Nemea, an area renowned for its Nemean Games held every two years – second only to the Olympic Games, which occur every four years.

The Nemean Games showcased a diverse range of events including gymnastics, equestrian contests, musical performances, and theatrical productions – featuring some of the most famous tragedies in history.

These Games were held at the Temple of God Zeus, now uncovered and open to visitors. Among the ruins, one can see remnants of the gymnasium, palaestra, and even the original stadium where the Games were held. Immerse yourself in the rich history and grandeur of this ancient site.

Wine tasting in Nemea Greece
Wine tasting in Nemea

Nemea wineries

Today, Nemea is renowned for its exceptional wineries. As a leading wine-producing region in the Peloponnese and Greece, Nemea is renowned for its exquisite red wines. The Nemea-Agiorgitiko, a captivating red wine, is deeply intertwined with the mythology and history of the region.

Immersed in the local culture and legends of Hercules, this wine offers a traditional deep, dark ruby color and complex aromas of red fruits. A sip of Nemea-Agiorgitiko is sure to evoke unprompted euphoria in any wine enthusiast’s palate.

Grapes of the Agiorgitiko variety
Grapes of the Agiorgitiko variety

The selection of wines offers a diverse range of options, from full-bodied, rich and mature reds suited for aging, to light and fruity varieties perfect for casual sipping. Among these options are the esteemed Nemea-Agiorgitiko dry red wines, renowned for their impeccable versatility and ability to complement a variety of cuisines and occasions.

This enchanting destination takes its name from the dominant grape variety, Agiorgitiko, which translates to “the grape of St. George” and has its roots in Nemea, previously known as Agios Georgios – the city of St. George.

Dive into a luxurious journey through the captivating vineyards and wineries of Nemea with our private wine tour. Not only will you have the opportunity to explore the stunning landscape, but you’ll also savor the delicious wines firsthand. And if you so desire, you can even take some bottles home to share the experience with loved ones.

After our delightful visit to the Nemean wineries, your personal driver will safely return you to your cruise ship at the Athens Piraeus pier, concluding this exquisite wine shore excursion.

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