Wine Tasting & Culinary Tour
Experience the culinary side of Kassandra, Halkidiki’s westernmost peninsula, widely famous for the sublime sandy beaches and the vibrant, cosmopolitan atmosphere. Start your day with a visit and guided tour to one of the most famous wineries in Greece. Follow the wine route, from the vineyard to the barrel, and have a delightful wine tasting experience accompanied by an exquisite choice of cheese. Proceed to the picturesque village of Afytos to attend a hands-on cooking class and become passionate about Greek cuisine, inspired by a master chef!
Just 18 km distance from the Pomegranate, the small seaside village of Afytos (also known as Afitos) is one of the most picturesque locations in Halkidiki and is very different to anything else around it. It is known as a traditional village with great vibes and beautiful paved alleys. The tranquility of Afytos and the nearby beautiful beach make it really popular during the summer. That is why this small village of the Kassandra peninsula is so well-developed in terms of tourism. Facilities include a variety of good restaurants, taverns and cafes, most of which provide great views to the Toronaios Gulf. The beach of Afytos is long and sandy and its waters are crystal clear, surrounded by verdant hills.
Jeep Safari in Kassandra
Come with us and explore the natural life of Halkidiki in Kassandra, with views which will never be forgotten, looking across the Aegean Sea and the Toroneos Gulf. With the guidance of expert professionals you will visit areas full of forests, cliffs and long, sandy beaches, ideal to practice the sport of Jeep Safari. Drive through drift roads to explore remote villages, admire the rich flora and fauna, with constant stops to take pictures of the amazing landscape and swim in remote beaches. The tour will stop for lunch at a traditional Greek tavern where travelers can enjoy a delicious meal prepared by fresh fish by the sea.
Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece and the capital of the region of Macedonia that has been voted as the “Best Mid-Sized European city for human capital and lifestyle” by the Financial Times in 2014. Offering a rich cultural and historical heritage as well as a cosmopolitan café life the city of Thessaloniki invites travelers on a journey of discovery. During your trip to Thessaloniki, you can visit a number of unique museums and attractions, including the Archaeological Museum, the White Tower, some of the splendid churches such as the Byzantine church of St. Dimitrios and climb up the old citadel (Acropolis) to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Don’t forget to enjoy some shopping and an ice-cold coffee at the cafés of the city center.
Mount Athos Cruise
An unusual day cruise along the monk’s republic of Athos within the scope of a restful ship trip. The monk’s republic on the third and eastern peninsula of Halkidiki, is a self-administering part of the Greek-orthodox church and its monuments dated back to the Byzantine time take pleasure of their worldwide fame. The journey will start from the fishing port of Ormos Panagias, on the north-east coast of the Sithonia where you will get aboard for a restful boat trip towards the southeast point of mountain Athos. The cruise reveals some breathtaking view of the monasteries, during which you receive interesting information from our tourist guide about every monastery and the monastic life. On the border to the monk’s republic in Ouranoupolis the ship makes a 2-hour stop during which those on board can enjoy a delicious lunch in one of the numerous taverns.
Private Boat Tour
The coastline along the Halkidiki peninsulas promises some breathtaking scenery and some of the most beautiful waters in Europe. Enjoy the luxury of a motor yacht with a day cruise around Halkidiki. Take your friends or family away from the crowded beaches and discover your own remote natural ports perfect for swimming. Relax and sunbathe on a deck while cruising, stop for lunch at the traditional fish taverns by the coast and return back to the hotel after you have enjoyed the wonderful sunset while sipping the most refreshing drinks on board. Chartering a motor yacht is definitely an experience for those who enjoy easy going holidays. For further itinerary details, costs and other proposals, please contact our Guest Relations department.