Chidira – Nature & Cultural Tour

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Approx. 7-8h
Availability : Daily on Request
Hotel Pick up
Max People : 10
Tour Details

Seafari Adventures will take you northwest of Lesvos Island from a route inside the caldera of our volcanic crater with 6km diameter from season of the creation of the petrified forest of Lesvos. Through this way we will reach to Chidira but before that we will stop nearby to Fterounda, where we will have a 30min walking in the nature in order to find the beautifun waterfall Vathilimno. A beautiful and natural scenic of Lesvos island unknown to the most of the walkers. We will also have the chance to see the beautiful “Rododendron luteum” that  grows on the west side of Lesvos and is known from a report in Xenofontas literaty “Kirou Anavasis” where the Spartans got poisoned by the juice of the plant. Pedanius Dioscorides (Greek physician) and Pliny the Elder (Roman author) refer to the rhododendron as a medicinal plant. Its flowers are toxic and can lead to death. After the walk we will continue to a famous winery for a wine tasting at Methimneos winery, which belongs to the Lambros family. They produce an organic and unique wine from a special variety of grapes unique in the whole world, which grows only on our island. According to Archestratos (4th century B.C) an ancient poet and wine-taster of that time it was since then the best wine in Antiquity. Furthermore we will have the chance to see famous paintings of George Iakovidis painter, who was one of the greatest Greek artist of Munich Artist School, at the new digital museum in Chidira. After this we will taste local traditional dishes in a local tavern (restaurant). On the way back we will visit Leimonos Monastery that was built in 1526. In the library of the monastery there are handwritten pieces since 9th century including 59 parchments. Our excursion will end up back to your accommodation place.

 

*Εach excursion requires at least 4 people to take place.

Departure & Return Location

Hotel pick up and drop off
In case you are not living in Plomari Village, please contact us in order to set a convinient meeting point for you.

Departure Time

Daily on request

Price Includes

  • Expert local driver / office escort
  • Transportation with Luxury 4x4 SUV vehicle
  • Local Taxes & Insurance
  • Snack & drink
  • Traditional Lunch
  • Pick up & Drop off from Hotel or the meeting point

Price Excludes

  • Entrance fees (if needed)
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Beverages & drinks in Tavernas

Complementaries

  • Comfortable athletic shoes
  • Hat & Sunglasses
  • Your best mood & smile :-)
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