Wine tasting at Museum of Cycladic Art in a nutshell
Founded in 1986, the museum houses the collection of Nicholas and Dolly Goulandris.
11.00 Departure from pick up point
12.00 Arrival and thematic guided tour at the Museum of Cycladic Art
13.00 Wine tasting experience and light lunch at the Cycladic Café
14.30 End of the program
Τhe Museum of Cycladic Art is dedicated to the study and promotion of ancient cultures of the Aegean and Cyprus, with special emphasis on Cycladic Art of the 3rd millennium BC. It was founded in 1986, to house the collection of Nicholas and Dolly Goulandris. Since then it has grown in size to accommodate new acquisitions, obtained either through direct purchases or through donations by important collectors and institutions.
Enjoy a thematic conducted tour to its unique collections and exhibits and close your visit with a wine tasting light lunch prepared especially for you with Greek boutique products at the Cycladic Café where culture meets the rhythms of everyday life, combining Cycladic minimal aesthetics with authentic Cycladic tastes.
The tailor made tour is about “Wine in Antiquity”. A talented archaeologist shows selected exhibits that reveal the history of wine and its role to the everyday life of ancient Greeks. Basic stops of the tour are: the worship of Dionysus, the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, the production and types of wine in antiquity, the diet of Ancient Greeks and last but not least the ceremonies and the ritual of Symposium.
|Name||At the Museum of Cycladic Art||Private tour size||Min 1 pax|
|Code||GW-ATH-MUS-CYCL-ART-HD||Max 10 pax|
|Destination||Athens||Field expert||Yes (Museum's Expert, Wine Expert)|
|Wineries involved||-||Guest host||-|
|Availability||All year. According to Museum's working days and hours.||Private tour price||Please contact us for details|
|Duration ||Half day (11:00-15:00)|
|Meeting time/point ||10:45 a.m.||Discounts||Please contact us for details|
|Departure time||-||Inclusive||Transfer with luxury vehicle, thematic guided tour at the museum, wine tasting light lunch|
|Transition||Luxury vehicle||Languages ||Greek, English and others upon request|
|Special notes||In case you have special requests please contact us and let us know. We will be happy to serve you in the best way possible!|