Katakolon port - Korakohori - Agios Andreas
About The Tour
Join us on this exceptional tour for all the lovers of wine and discover delightful taste of Greek wine. In combination with a short stop for a swim in crystal-clear waters of Agios Andreas beach, this tour is must while in Katakolon.
Recommended for groups of minimum 10 people and Travel Agencies.
Last minute reservations: We do accept reservations up to 24hrs prior the tour.
This popular shore excursion offers you the chance to visit one of the most beautiful vineyards in Western Greece. A Geo Travel representative will welcome you at a specific meeting point at the port of Katakolon and you will depart for a tour to Mercouri winery.
You will be impressed by the rare fauna and the impressive gardens of the estate which also has a great view over the Ionian Sea and islands. You will be guided inside the estate, to the vineyards and you visit the family folklore museum. You will also see the cellars, learn about the history of the estate and the wine production as you savior one of the wines accompanied with homemade snacks.
During the whole tour the guide will share with you interesting wine making facts and history of the place.
You will continue your tour in a nearby beach where you can swim and relax for approximately an hour about before you head back for the trip to the cruise terminal in time for your ship departure.
- Mercouri estate
- Wine tasting 2-3 different wine etiquettes from Greece
- Family folkloric museum
- Agios Andreas Beach
- Bring sun protection (sun cream, hat, sunglasses); temperatures can reach over 86°F (30°C) during summer.
- Low heeled comfortable shoes are recommended due to some uneven and slippery paths.
- Minor under 18 years old are allowed to participate only along with guardian or parents without wine consumption as according to the Greek low, legal drinking age is 18 years old.
- Last minute reservations: We do accept reservations up to 24 hrs prior the tour. Full payment for the trip is required upon the confirmation of the reservations. All the last minute reservations are non-refundable.
- Lower rates for larger groups (20+pax) available upon request!
COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES
At GeoTravel our highest priorities are compliance, environmental protection, health, safety and well-being of our staff and clients.
Our staff and partners are informed and trained in accordance with the guidelines set by Greece’s public health organization (EODY) to meticulously maintain the last hygiene protocols and cleaning procedures.
Our staff always uses personal protective equipment (face masks, shields and optional gloves) and the temperature is monitored daily to ensure a safe travel experience for our clients.
All our vehicles are regularly sanitized and all seats, armrest, sidewalls, overhead bins are intensively cleaned and disinfected between use.
In addition, hand sanitizers are available to travelers and staff before entering the office or the vehicle.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a whisper audio system (for an extra charge) is recommended to be used by all the travelers and the staff in order to keep social distance guidelines.
Terms & Conditions
Geo Travel reserves the right to accomplish any amendments on regular shore excursions’, one day tours’ programs & timings and also abort a specific program/timing during the season. For any previous booked tour/timings which have been cancelled, a new tour program or timing will be suggested as a replacement. If the replacement does not satisfy you, you will be granted with a full refund.
Any scheduled tour or visit, in case of delay due to bad weather, damage of the vehicle used for transportation or any other reason is postponed to the next few days, and if this is not possible it is permanently canceled and no claim is made against the office for compensation as the reason of the cancellation is “force majeure”.
It is emphasized that the travel agency is not able to anticipate or control circumstances that are foreign to its sphere of influence and may lead to the cancellation of the trip or damages due to non-performance or faulty performance of the agreed travel services.
Typical examples of such cases are: strikes, accidents, diseases, epidemics-pandemics, organic disturbances due to local conditions, altitude, climate, due to meals not included in the itinerary or due to insufficient hygiene conditions due to external factors, external factors, injuries, wars or terrorist acts, airstrikes, earthquakes, weather conditions, fires, epidemics, toxic infections and any other emergency or «force majeure». In the above cases, the travel agency is not responsible for repairing any damage caused by them.
Our clients are covered by the professional indemnity insurance of our office as well as from the bus transfer insurance which is obligatory in Greece. Our buses are fully insured. Concerning the rest of the tour, if the clients wish to be covered by commercial general liability, it is upon request and a matter upon negotiation with our clients with an extra cost.
In case of cancellation due to withdrawal the following cancellation policy is acceptable:
7 days prior service: pay 50% on the total
3 days prior service: pay 75% on the total
24 hrs and less prior service: pay 100% total
1/ In all above cases, bank expenses that occur for the refund will be deducted from the payment.
2/ For large groups (15 people or more), some expenses, due to their nature, (example: restaurants, prepaid entrance fees) might not be refundable, if the cancellation comes within 4 days before service, whatever the cancellation reason is.
3/ by reserving one of our services you agree with the above terms.