Get a behind-the-scenes taste of two iconic Greek products — ouzo and honey — on this 3-hour tour from Nafplio. Visit an ouzo distillery to learn how this anise-flavored aperitif, and ‘tsipouro,’ another grape spirit, is made. After sampling glasses of both and some other liqueurs, stroll through the countryside to a traditional bee and honey farm. Don a protective beekeeping suit, and see the beehives and bees close-up on a fascinating tour. Finally, taste some of the farm's aromatic honeys and discover the gorgeous honey soaps and cosmetics also made here.
Enjoy a Greek ouzo and honey experience tour from Nafplio with a local guide
See how ouzo, Greece’s anise-infused national drink, is made at a distillery
Sample ouzo, tsipouro, and other liqueurs with traditional Greek snacks
Visit a bee farm and explore the area wearing a beekeeping suit
Distillery owner informs us about the history and characteristics of ouzo and tsipouro. We admire the distillery museum where one can find ouzo packages that are dated back to 1880 and at the end of this heady journey, we taste the traditional local spirits of ouzo, tsipouro and various local liqueurs, accompanied by Greek traditional dishes.
We visit a traditional honey production unit where its owner, a beekeeper, informs us about the way that the beehives are maintained and harvested. After wearing our protective uniforms, we safely admire the magical world of the bees in their natural environment. Finally we taste unique Greek varieties of honey in order to distinguish between them and we get informed about their products, such as body creams and various kinds of soaps.