On this hiking tour you will enjoy origin nature, local flavors and an insight of locals' life. Enjoy local specialties and walk through the magnificent, yet unconsumed landscapes of the island with beautiful views.
Number of participants:
from 4 persons
Meeting point is the platia (village square) in the traditional mountain village of Panagia. Visit of the olive press. A long established family business that processed here in the fourth generation the famous olive oil known throughout Greece. After the tour, we will have a break in the coffee shop at the village square. Enjoy what is happening around the village fountain and fill your water bottle with the refreshing water.
From the village square walk up to the St. Mary's Church, continue uphill leaving the mountain village of Panagia behind. On the way you pass the chapel of Agios Panteleimon and Agios Athanasios. At a source you can refresh yourself during your walking guide is preparing a picnic with Greek products. The path is lined by shady leafy trees and pines. Enjoy fantastic views over the valley, on Limenas and the mainland. Further down between the olive trees you can see the first houses of Limenas. In the marble quarry before Limenas can visit the snow-white, world famous marble. Passing the gate of Silenes leads us the way to the old harbor of Limenas.
Here it is possible to visit the Archaeological Museum and the excavations. Who wants can also enjoy to ascend the ancient theater and the Acropolis, or just stop off at one of the taverns at the fishing port unwind with local specialties.