The Greece's History and Wines Tour takes you on a captivating journey through the Thracian region and North Macedonia, where ancient history and rich wine traditions converge. Explore the vibrant city of Thessaloniki, with its historical landmarks and archaeological treasures. Immerse yourself in the mythical ambiance of Mount Olympus and discover the ancient ruins of Dion. Experience the warm hospitality and taste exquisite wines at renowned wineries, learning about the wine-making techniques passed down through generations. Indulge in the flavors of the region and marvel at the stunning landscapes that have shaped the history and culture of this remarkable region.
This itinerary is just a suggestion and can be modified based on your personal interests, preferences, and budget.
Places You’ll See
day 1: Arrival in Thessaloniki, Greece
We arrive in Thessaloniki, Greece and check into our hotel. We visit the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki to learn about the rich history of the city. We then embark on a walking tour of the city center, exploring its many ancient and historical sites. In the evening, we sample some local wines at a wine bar.
Explore the city's historic center, including the White Tower, the ancient Roman market, and the Byzantine churches.
Enjoy a wine tasting at a local winery to sample some of the region's famous wines.
Overnight stay in Thessaloniki.
day 2: Thessaloniki - Pella - Kavala
We take a day trip to Pella, the ancient capital of the Macedonian kingdom and the birthplace of Alexander the Great. We visit the ancient palace, the agora, and the impressive mosaic floors of the city's houses. In the evening, we visit a local winery to sample some of the region's famous wines, including Xinomavro and Negoska.
Visit the ancient city of Pella, the birthplace of Alexander the Great and home to some of the most impressive mosaics in the world.
Continue on to Kavala, a picturesque city with a rich history and a thriving wine culture.
Enjoy a wine-tasting experience at a local winery and sample some of the region's finest wines.
Overnight stay in Kavala.
day 3 - Kavala - Drama - Maronia
Explore the historic city of Drama, with its well-preserved Ottoman quarter and beautiful architecture.
Visit the ancient city of Maronia, renowned for its long history of wine production and the quality of its wines.
Enjoy a wine-tasting tour of the vineyards and cellars in the region, and learn about the traditional wine-making methods that have been passed down from generation to generation.
Overnight stay in Maronia.
day 4 - Maronia - Xanthi - Komotini
Visit the charming city of Xanthi, with its beautiful old town and impressive cultural heritage.
Continue on to Komotini, a city that blends the rich cultural heritage of Greece with the traditions of the Balkans and the Middle East.
Enjoy a wine-tasting experience at a local winery, and learn about the unique flavors and aromas of the region's wines.
Overnight stay in Komotini.
day 5 - .Komotini - Alexandroupoli - North Macedonia
Visit the city of Alexandroupoli, with its historic lighthouse and beautiful beaches.
Cross the border into North Macedonia and visit the city of Bitola, known for its impressive Ottoman architecture and rich cultural heritage.
Enjoy a wine-tasting experience at a local winery, and discover the unique flavors and aromas of the region's wines.
Overnight stay in Bitola.
day 6 - North Macedonia - Ohrid
Visit the ancient city of Ohrid, with its stunning lake and rich history that dates back to the time of the Illyrians.
Explore the city's many cultural attractions, including the medieval castle and the ancient theater.
Enjoy a wine-tasting tour of the local vineyards and cellars, and learn about the unique wine-making traditions of the region.
Overnight stay in Ohrid.
day 7 - Departure
Transfer to the airport for your flight home or to your next destination
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