Day trip

Naxos: Traditional Products Tasting Tour in Local Villages

Naxos: Traditional Products Tasting Tour in Local Villages

From $644.98 per group up to 2

Take part in a tour dedicated to showcasing the traditional foods and products of Naxos.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 6 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
You will receive an email with the exact pickup time and place 24 hours before your tour.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit traditional, small, family-run businesses
  • Meet locals and experience the world famous Greek hospitality
  • Participate in a hands-on cheesemaking activity
  • Taste local products
Full description

Get an authentic taste of Naxos on this semi-private tour that showcases the local foods and traditional products of the island’s villages. Visit an olive press museum, local farm, distillery, and pottery shop. Interact with locals and taste various local products.

Get picked up from your hotel and head to the village of Eggares. Here, get a guided tour of the traditional olive press museum. Learn about the old and new methods of olive oil production and taste samples of olive products.

Then, driving past Sangri, a local shepherd will welcome you to his farm. Walk amongst the farm animals before you give a helping hand with the production of the famous Naxian cheese, xinotyro. a cheese tasting may also be possible.

Next, stop at Chalki village and the oldest distillery on the island. Meet the Vallindras family who will guide you around their distillery, housed in an impressive Venetian mansion. Enjoy a small tasting of the local liqueur, “Kitron.”

On your way back, make a final stop at a traditional pottery workshop. Get welcomed by the local pottery maker that will talk to you about his art in modern and ancient Greece.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • Professional driver and escort
  • Cheesemaking activity
  • Local products tastings
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals and drinks not included in tastings
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets

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  • Pregnant women are welcome, but it is recommended that they do not participate in cheese tastings
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