Athens and the Peloponnese Region: Culture and Wine Experience

5 days

The mythical Athens awaits! Embark on a fantastic holiday to discover all the gems the Attic peninsula has to offer. On the borders of the Aegan Sea, this corner of the world so rich in history will take you through time to discover one of the most fascinating and exciting cultures in the world. Wander off the beaten tracks to explore unique vineyards, pair the excellent wines with delicious fresh food from the region, and learn about the power of Greek mythology along the way.

Trip Highlights

  • Bespoke SmoothRed itinerary with personalised travel app

  • Relax with luxury private airport transfers

  • Two nights in a luxury boutique hotel in Athens with daily breakfasts included

  • Explore the must-see sights of Athens during a private chauffeured tour of the city

  • Discover the fantastic sights and wines of Nemea during a private chauffeured full-day tour with light lunch included

  • Two nights in a luxury four-star boutique hotel in Nafplio with daily breakfast included

  • A second private full-day chauffeured wine tour in Mantinea with a local specialty light lunch included

from $2,527 per person

This is a guide price based on 2 people sharing a room.

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Trip details

Day 1

Relax with a private transfer to the hotel in Athens upon arrival at the airport. Settle into your luxury boutique hotel and freshen up before enjoying some free time in the streets of one of the hottest destinations of the year! Athens is the perfect mix of a contemporary chic atmosphere and ancient history hub.

Day 2

Today meet with your private chauffeur guide for a full-day tour discovering the must-sees of Athens. From the Parthenon, Propylaea, Acropolis Museum and Ancient Agora to the Temple of Athena, Nike and Erectheion, enjoy a panoramic tour of the city that was named after Athena herself, goddess of wisdom.

During the tour you will enjoy the tales your local guide has to offer over a wonderful lunch of local specialties and a crisp glass of wine.

Day 3

Check out of the hotel in Athens and meet with your chauffeur guide for your first full-day wine tour in the stunning wine region of Nemea.

It is said that the vines of the region have been stained by the blood of the Nemeian lion killed by Heracles, thus blessing the production with delicious wines, often compared to cru wines of French appellation, for more than 3,000 years!

You will enjoy visits and tastings at two boutique estates, a light lunch with wine and will have the opportunity to visit the beautiful Palamidi Fortress dominating the city of Nafplio.

At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off and check into a beautiful seaside four-star boutique hotel.



Day 4

After breakfast, meet with your chauffeur guide for your full-day wine tour in the Mantineia region.

Start the tour with a spot of sightseeing to admire the church of Saint Foteini before visiting two unique wineries, where you will tour the cellars and learn about both the old and the new technologies used in each estate. 

Savour the finesse and complexity of vintages no longer widely available and discover how to match each wine with the perfect glass. After your first visit, enjoy a a light lunch with artisanal hand made pies, cheese and hams. 

At the end of the tour you will be dropped off at the hotel.

Day 5

On your final day relax at your seaside hotel and explore the town of Nafplio before meeting with your driver for your private transfer to the airport

Option to extend your stay and include a few days in Santorini,  please ask for details.

All of the holidays we create are completely tailor-made to you

This sample itinerary is intended to give you a flavour of what we can do.

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“Thanks for taking the time and trouble to call. You really have set the standard by which we compare all other companies!! Thank you so much for organising a fantastic itinerary with such an interesting and varied range of stop-overs. We are already starting to think about next year’s trip to France so would welcome any suggestions.”

Hilary Alder

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