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Mykonos: Wine Tasting at a Mykonian Farm

1. Mykonos: Wine Tasting at a Mykonian Farm

Start at 12:00 or 18:00 when you will be picked up from your hotel. Relax, and enjoy the scenery as you drive across the road at the center of the island that unites the city Hora with the village of Ano Mera. Once you arrive at the Mykonian Farm, you will be greeted by the sommelier Mr. Stathis Pasoglou and seated in the specially designed wine corner of this beautiful traditional farm. Savor 4 different local wines and get to know their dynamic character step-by-step through the tasting stages. Learn the basic tasting techniques and uncork Greece’s most distinct blends. Try some local products with your wine.

Mykonos: Sightseeing Tour with Terminal Pickup

2. Mykonos: Sightseeing Tour with Terminal Pickup

Explore the sites in Mykonos with this shore excursion tour. Snap pictures at Kalafatis Beach and admire the Panagia Tourliani monastery in the town of Ano Mera. Take a guided walking tour through the top attractions in the charming white-washed town of Mykonos.  Choose to be picked up from the cruise ship terminal in Mykonos New Port or the disembarkation point for the cruise tender boats. Sit back and relax in the air-conditioned van on the way to the iconic Armenistis Lighthouse. Admire views of the sea and the island from the lighthouse.  Continue to the Kalafatis Beach where you will have some time to get out and capture some photos. Head inland to the village of Ano Mera, home to the restored 16th-century monastery Panagia Tourliani. Spend some free time strolling around the village square or visiting a café.  Continue to the town of Mykonos for your guided walking tour. Dive into sights like the 16th-century windmills and the 15th-century Greek orthodox Paraportiani church.  Take in the romantic atmosphere as you walk through the elegant old houses that line the sea in the district of little Venice. Finish your tour in at the Mykonos waterfront. 

Mykonos Shore Excursion: City & Island Tour

3. Mykonos Shore Excursion: City & Island Tour

The City and Island tour of about 4 hours in length has  the  following program :   You will be picked up in front of the cruise ship at the agreed time. If the ship docks at the new port of Tourlos meeting at the gate of the cruise terminal, if it tenders at the old port,  meeting will be at the pier 50 minutes after the disembarkation point). You will start the tour with a 1-hour  city walk where you will visit the highlights of Mykonos town like the Paraportiani church, the little Venice area, the windmills area, the Matogianni shopping area and during the morning tours the local vegetable and fish market. The bus tour starts with the visit of the beach of Saint Stefanos and then you will  stop at the Panorama point above Mykonos town with a stunning view and photo spot. Furthermore you will  drive to the famous beaches of Agios Giannis ( from where you will  have a nice view to the sacred island of Delos ), Plati Yalos, Kalafatis and you will  visit the traditional village in the centre of the island: Ano Mera with its famous 400 years old monastery and beautiful village square. You will return to your ship after a great tour full of great impressions and information of the beautiful island of Mykonos.

From Mykonos: Ano Mera Farm Tour with Monastery Visit

4. From Mykonos: Ano Mera Farm Tour with Monastery Visit

Get a glimpse into Mykoninan farming life on this hands-on tour. Learn about the island's agricultural history, try local snacks, and involve yourself in some farming tasks. Also, pass by the Monastery of Panagia Tourliani. From your hotel, drive across the center of the island to the village of Ano Mera. Once you arrive, pass through a picturesque square and visit the Monastery of Panagia Tourliani. Afterward, continue walking about 400 meters to a Mykonian farm. Be greeted by the farm’s superintendent. Tour the grounds and listen as they recount the history of the property and how the farm operates. Sit and relax on a traditional stone-built seat while sipping traditional raki. Learn more about the history of the island’s farming, livestock, and crops. Enjoy a farmer’s snack consisting of bread, tomatoes, kopanisti, cucumbers, and poor man’s black olives. Cut and savor products from the vegetable garden, depending on the season. If you wish to partake in some farming tasks, the superintendent will provide you with the right tools and instructions as you go along. Some of the tasks include cleaning the garden and weeding, trimming the garden and vineyard, and cleaning, watering, or feeding the animals. If you prefer not to get involved with the farming tasks, you can instead opt to have more free time at your leisure.

Mykonos: Barbecue at a Mykonian Farm

5. Mykonos: Barbecue at a Mykonian Farm

Start at 5:00 PM with pickup from your hotel and enjoy the scenic drive on a road through the center of the island that unites Hora with the village of Ano Mera. Be welcomed when you arrive with some tradtional treats like loukoumi or dried figs. Sit and relax on a traditional stone-built couch and sip some raki as you hear about the history of the island's farming, livestock, and crops. Tour the organic farm to see how it operates. Meet the pigs, sheep, goats, rabbits, chickens, and a donkey named Konstantis. Cut and sample products directly from the vegetable garden (depending on the season). Get involved with the farming tasks, if you would like to. Take turns learning the Hellenic practice of barbecuing while guided by the grill master. Learn to make staple side dishes like horiatiki salad, a tasty tzatziki sauce with fresh cucumbers, and a Mykonian sausage omelet with farm-fresh eggs. Eat under a shady pavilion. End with a photo session with guests and staff.

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What people are saying about Ano Mera

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 10 reviews

Our ships itinerary changed more than once due to weather conditions and GetYourGuide were very accommodating when I kept changing the date. Our guide Sabina was wonderful and tailored out tour to suit our exact needs unlike some rigid and ‘wordy’ guides that we have have with other company’s

Excellent tour and our guide, Achim was excellent. He covered all of the key areas. The transportation was excellent too. We travelled with two young children and this was the best way to explore Mykonos.

A very nice travel guide, great car It was a successful day all round with lots of great information. Lovely again

Very nice ! We discovered the city and saw the most beautiful spots.