The surrounding area of Olympia is among the most fertile of the Peloponnese, olive trees, vineyards, melons and water melons and nuts are only some of its local products.

The Mercouri Estate is located in area of 40 acres where a variety of high quality wines are produced.

Optional: The Mercouri Estate visit can be combined with alternative activities, such as “ Local Cooking Lesson”  “ Family Hosted Lunch”, “ Local Products Tour” “ Village Life & Local People”, “ Hike at Foloi, Oak Tree Forest of the Centaurs.” These activities give you a chance to discover local culture firsthand.

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Inspiration Ventures Wine tasting Tour best shore excursion is designed for travelers who have experienced the majesty of ancient Olympia and want to return to the  beauty of the countryside for an authentic taste of local lifestyle. For nature lovers, winemaking and viticulture enthusiasts, as well as those interested in local products and culture. Enjoy a scenic drive through the beautiful countryside of Elis surrounding Olympia with its olive trees and vineyards. This ancient land is among the most fertile in the Peloponnese known for its luscious melons and water melons, as well as nuts.Reaching the Mercouri Estate, located on 40 acres of land where a variety of high quality greek wines are produced, you will take a tour of the vineyard and enjoy an introduction to  winemaking. Following your tour and a pleasant stroll in the lush vegetation of the area, you will enjoy tasting a collection of fine Greek wines in the shade of pine trees.In addition to wine, the Mercouri Estate produces excellent olive oil and dried currants. Its long family tradition dates back to the 18th century.Return  to Katakolon Port ( 20 min apprx.) Optional: The Mercouri Estate visit can be combined with alternative activities, such as “ Local Cooking Lesson”  “ Family Hosted Lunch” “ Local Products ” “ Village Life & Local People”, “ Hike at Foloi, Oak Tree Forest of the Centaurs.” These activities give you a chance to discover local culture firsthand.
  • Introduction to greek wines
  • Wine tasting in the shade of pine trees
  • Natural beauty of Elis area.
  • Local culture and people
  TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
  • Guided Tour and Entrance fees to the site of Olympia and the Olympia Museum.
  • Start to Finish Services Inspiration Ventures Tour Guide
  • Private Mercedes motor coach transportation
  • Wine tasting, snack and vineyard tour
 TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities for Tour Guide & Driver
 Prices start from 159 € per person (based on 4 travellers)
  
  • While touring, we suggest  comfortable casual clothes and good walking shoes.Hats, sunscreen and a bottle of water are recommended as temperatures can be high during the summer months.
  • Bottled water is suggested as local water is heavy in minerals.
  • Remember to bring along your cameras. You will have great photo moments.  Photographing people is permitted, however, asking permission is preferred.
  • Please remember not  to leave your bags, cameras and personal items unattended anywhere.
  • Consider about 2 miles walking during the day, although the site is situated in a rather flat plain, there is uneven ground and cobblestone paths.
  • An expert, licensed guide will add value and enjoyment to your visit.