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Breakfast by the Nuns Private Wine Tour from Rethymno

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What Will You Do

Discover the holy monastery of Agia Irini

Built at an altitude of 260m, the holy sanctuary of Agia Irini is one of the oldest Cretan monasteries. In the peaceful atmosphere that the mountains offer, you will be guided through the small museum of the monastery, the refectory, and the workshops for painting icons, embroidery and sewing.

Breakfast with the nuns

After the visit of the premices, the nuns - who are still in activity - will prepare and share with you a delicious breakfast made of dakos, Cretan sweet bread, Cretan pies, tomatos, olives, fruits and your choice of Greek coffee or tea. 

Tasting at a winery

After a picturesque drive through the mountains, you will meet the winemaker and follow her and her guides through a passionate explanation from the vineyard to the bottle. The complete winemaking process is happening in this brand new family winery, and you will learn all of the secrets and techniques used to transform a grape into the beautiful wine they serve. You will be guided through a commented wine tasting of 5 different wines served with homemade olive oil and rusks.

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  • 5 wines
  • Visit a monastery
  • Breakfast prepared by the nuns
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Cotton tote bag gift
  • Cretan Meze lunch
  • Private wine guide


Please note:

  • Animals or pets allowed
  • Public transportation nearby
  • Infants must sit on your lap
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Not recommended for people with back problems

What do I need to bring?

Dress Code:

  • Decent clothes for the Monastery, cover down to knees and cover the shoulders.
  • Warm clothes for Spring and Autumn.
  • Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses for Summer.
  • Comfortable walking shoes.

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