8. From Mikonos: Tastes and Traditions of Mykonos Guided Tour
After you have been collected from your pick-up location (your hotel or the cruise-ship port),you will walk with your guide in the labyrinth of the old town among the whitewashed buildings.You will have the opportunity to admire the Windmills and learn their history and their use and take pictures. You will also discover Little Venice ,one of the most romantic places in Mykonos. This neighborhood is replete with elegant and gorgeous old houses that are situated precariously on the edge of the sea.
A stop to oldest medieval working Bakery on the Island, invites you to taste the unique traditional Greek recipes of breads, pies and buns while wondering around in one of the oldest and most graphical Mykonian settlements. Υou will be offered coffee or tea.
Continuing on with the van you will arrive in the heart of the island to visit the farm of a Mykonian family.Through the guided tour around the facilities, the visitor experiences the Mykonian tradition and everyday life of the family. Through an experiential visit of the traditionally decorated house around which, the traditional stone oven, the cheese workshop, the winery foot-pressing vat, the well and the chapel are all located. The visitor can access all 3 folklore workshops of the farmstead where one can watch the tsampouna construction (traditional musical instrument), the loom and the icon painting. While wandering around the vegetable garden, the vineyard and the crops, one can meet all the domestic animals of the estate, sheep, cows, chicken, horses, and so on. After the completion of the tour, the visitor returns to the main yard of the farmstead to enjoy a delicious treat with wine and tsipouro, home-made pies and local dishes.
Next up a guided tour of Mykonos’ only brewery and sampling of six small-batch beers
Αfter this you will be offered a a pita gyros (vegetarian option too) in a local grill shop and the tour conclude with a traditional Greek baklava.