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