Shore Excursion Details

Gourmet Tour - Perivoli Sti Vari' Farm & Organic Food Experience

Athens (Piraeus), Greece

Gourmet Tour - Perivoli Sti Vari' Farm & Organic Food Experience

DETAILS

  • 5
    hrs Estimate Duration
  • Meal

OVERVIEW

Dine on organic Greek dishes after an enlightening tour guided by the owners this small urban farm that produces many of the ingredients for your lunch. Before traveling inland to the property, you will pause for photos of Kastella, a historical neighborhood on what is often referred to as the Riviera of Piraeus. The setting is so captivating that Aristotle Onassis had intentions of turning Kastella into a Greek version of Monte Carlo. The farm To Perivoli sti Vari – meaning The Orchard in Vari – is an oasis of a different sort. It lies in the town of Vari in the southern outskirts of Athens and grows organic vegetables based on the principle of permaculture, a regenerative form of agriculture that enhances rather than depletes the natural environment. It is a difference that you can taste. Enjoy a tasting of a variety of olive oils before your meal. The menu at the farm’s restaurant is seasonal, ensuring that everything will be exceptionally fresh, organic and follow a farm-to-table philosophy.

HIGHLIGHTS
• Tour an organic farm that follows agricultural practices that enhance the environment.
• Enjoy olive oil tasting of Greek olive varieties.
• Relish in a lunch of organic dishes made from sustainable garden-fresh ingredients.
• Pause for photos at a historical neighborhood known as the Riviera of Piraeus.


HELPFUL HINTS
• Dress in weather-appropriate clothing.
• Wear flat comfortable walking shoes.


Need to Know:

Note: Any allergies must be noted when booking the tour. This tour includes a little walking, mainly at the guest's discretion. Coaches do not have a lift and entering and exiting must be done via stairs. As this excursion involves standing and walking for periods of time, those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their level of ability and stamina. Casual, weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable, flat walking shoes are suggested.

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ACTIVITY ATTRIBUTES

Excursion Type:

Local Food-Wine Tasting

Activity Level:

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    Easy
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    Moderate
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    Challenging
Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
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