In this tour we will live the contradictional beauty of modern and traditional!
A Unique tour in the wine
Their soil is ideal for several vine varieties. There are located on sea-made rocks called sedimentary rocks mainly of marls and chalks. No wonder locals can find fossils while cultivating their vineyards.
Our first stop is in the beautiful village of Omodos, one of the largest wine producing villages!
At an altitude reaching 800 and 1060 metres , the vineyards of “Oenou Yi”, cultivates around 1,000 hectares of private land, sealing the wine heritage of Omodos.
The grapes are of excellent quality, with harmonious aromas and rich flavours, dating back from antiquity.
Within the course of time and the long wine tradition, is an irrepressible witness of stubbornness of vines that yield for good harvest in more ‘uneasy’ places. In white limestone, rocky soils of medium consistency, the old and newly planted vineyards spread their roots in search of the much-needed moisture.]
Our next stop is in a winery that knows traditions!
Visitors will be guided through a family winery and get introduced to the principles of organic cultivation of the vine and the “secrets” of wine. Visitors are also offered wine tasting sessions and snacks while enjoying spectacular views of the valley and the vineyards.
We continue are journey at Vlassides Winery in the village of Koilani.
Here we will taste wines that
The perfect weather of this village - plenty of sunshine during the summer season and mild winters without extreme low temoaratures- The microclimate that helps to mature the grapes perfectly, as far as their organoleptic charactiristics are concerned.
At Vlasssides vineyards one can find today the red varieties of Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Aghiorghitiko, Maratheftiko, and Giannoudi, and the white varieties of Xynisteri, Sauvignon Blanc, and Promara.
Vouni village- (Time Permitted)
A memmorable gastronomic experience is waiting for us!.
Vouni village. The name ‘Vouni’ implies is built on a low mountain. It has been a vine village since ancient times with significant contribution to the wine production industry. The beauty of the scenic narrow streets, the stone build churches and the traditional taverns compose the scenery of this conservative beauty. A local tavern of uncompromised traditional authenticity invites us for a memorable gastronomic experience!
|DEPARTURE FROM HAVOUZA BUS STATION||08.00-08.15|
|DRIVE TO OMODOS VILLAGE||08.15-09.00|
|ARRIVAL TO 'OINOU YI' WINERY||09.00-10.00|
|DRIVE TO 'KTIMA GEROLEMO'||10.00-10.05|
|ARRIVAL AT 'KTIMA GEROLEMO'||10.05-11.00|
|TOUR AT OMODOS SQUARE||11.00-11.40|
|DRIVE TO KOILANI VILLAGE||11.40-12.00|
|ARRIVAL AT VLASSIDES WINERY||12.00-13.00|
|DRIVE TO VOUNI VILLAGE||13.00-13.05|
ARRIVAL AT VOUNI VILLAGE
DEPARTURE TO LIMASSOL