Shore Excursions Tours: Rhodes, Greece
Rhodes, Greece
We specialize in personalized sightseeing tours for travelers on their own and shore excursions for cruise passengers, who would like to make the most of their time on Rhodes, Greece

Private Wine Tasting in Embonas village followed by unforgettable sunset seen from Monolithos castle

Destination: Rhodes
Reviews: (1)
120 EUR
2 pax or more – 90 EUR
3 pax or more – 80 EUR
4 pax or more – 70 EUR

The tour offers a wonderful trip to Embonas village for private wine tasting. You will know a lot about wine production in Greece and learn how to make famous traditional drink – Souma. Fall in love with Rhodes, enjoying stunning views which disappear gradually during the sunset seen from medieval Monolithos castle.

The visit to Monolithos Castle will stay with you forever. The 15th century fortress built by the Knights of Saint John on top of the mountain offers breathtaking views of surrounding mountains, nearby villages and the Mediterranean Sea. This Castle, being almost inaccessible, used to have a lot of influence. Inside the Monolithos Castle, you will find two well-preserved chapels of St. Panteleimon and St. George. For the crusaders the fortress was precious because of the strategic position from it the one could see and control everything. Time converted the power into beauty, which you will enjoy looking from here at the best sunset in Greece.

Before visiting the Castle, we offer you to visit Embonas village. This area is famous for the wine of excellent quality produced in its numerous vineyards. One of the wineries you will enter to discover traditions of wine production in Greece and to taste the best fruits of this hospitable land: wine, olive oil and honey. While in the village, visit the traditional house converted into a museum to find out how people used to live in this area in past centuries. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit a local distillery and see with your own eyes how the famous fig drink – Souma is made. Try the drink, just make sure that you stay near someone who knows the way back to your vehicle. Also, it may be a good idea to have some lunch (not included into the price of the tour) in one of the local taverns. In this case, your stomach will be ready to meet Souma and you will continue your day in a happy mood.

Booking this tour, you allow yourself to stop and enjoy the life. Get the best of Rhodes admiring from Monolithos Castle spectacular views disappearing in yellow and scarlet shadows of the sunset! Bring back home the best souvenir - sweet memories!

Important information: Please take into consideration that maximum number of people for this tour is 4.

Attractions Attractions
Tour Duration Tour Duration
Attraction Type Attraction Type
Cultural, Scenic, Food&Drink
Starts from Starts from
Cruise Port, Hotel
Activity Level Activity Level
Group Size Group Size
Lunch Lunch
5/ 5
average tour rating
Cherry G.
Cherry G.
This was one of the highlights of our vacation. We recommend you do this at the end of your stay as it very relaxing.

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Size of group:

Small: Number of tourists in Small Shore Excursions and Tours varies from 2 to 17 people. In comparison with large excursions offered by the cruise lines, this type of group tours provides better attention to your personal needs and interests.
Standard: Standard Shore Excursions and Tours usually vary from 17 to 50 people, nevertheless our absolute priority – quality of the tour – remains untouched, which differs us from the large cruise lines.
Private: Private Shore Excursions and Tours give you the chance to enjoy a customized tour designed especially for you and your friends. Quite often, if your party consists of 4 guests or more, the price of the tour can be less than the one offered by the large cruise lines.

Level of activity:

Easy: You should expect only enjoyable easy walking without required climbing, jumping or running. Nevertheless, you may need to make a few steps.
Moderate: You should be prepared for a fair amount of walking with going up and down the steps. Sometimes you will need to deal with uneven surfaces like medieval cobblestones.
Intensive: You should be ready for a large amount of walking and/or climbing. We expect you not to be afraid of unpaved and uneven surfaces. Booking this type of tour, be ready for an adventure!

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