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Chios Medieval Food & History Tour

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time-raw6 hours
Starting point
Your accommodation in Chios

On this full day trip, we provide you with a combination of history, architecture, and gastronomy. Explore Chios’ majestic medieval villages, and taste the favorites of Greek cuisine at local eateries.

What to expect?

  • Meet your guide, and relax in a comfortable minivan, as you enjoy picturesque southern Chios on the 40-minute drive to Vessa.

  • When you arrive, enjoy a guided walking tour of this beautifully preserved village, learn interesting facts about its architecture, as you admire the houses, and see the old and new town's arcaded streets. Enjoy a short break to grab a coffee at a local’s house, and get to know about the local lifestyle and occupations.

  • Continue by minivan to Pyrgi village, a UNESCO protected site. When you arrive, wander along the narrow alleys, where all the outer walls are decorated with black and white geometrical shapes. Visit the famous mastic groves, and have lunch at a local restaurant.

  • Enjoy a short drive to Mesta Village. Step back in time, and immerse yourself in the middle ages. Visit the Christian Orthodox Cathedral, famous for its pristine decoration, and then enjoy a local delicacy called loukoumades.

What is included?

  • An 8-hour tour of the famous Mastic Villages
  • Lots of delicious food and drinks
  • Loads of cultural and historical information
  • Local food expert
  • Pick up and drop off from your hotel in Chios, Karfas, Kampos
  • All taxes, VAT and insurance

Is this experience for me?

  • All are welcome

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.

Meeting point

  • Your accommodation in either Chios, Karfas, or Kampos

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