A 7-hour tours to discover the sustainable farming practices applied at a fully organic farm and attend an cooking class. Get ready to become one with nature and experience the beauty that this land has to offer!
You will visit an organic farm, located in Laconia, 150km (90 mi) from Kalamata.
The organic farm produces olive oil and wine, strictly through sustainable farming practices and techniques and it is considered one of the best of its kind in Greece and Europe. It also operates as a retreat, offering unique experiences, close to nature.
Part 1: Tour of the Farm
Start off with a guided tour around the facilities of the organic farm.You’ll find out all about sustainable farming methods and techniques. You’ll also discover the story and the people behind this great idea.
Part 2: Veggie Picking
Take a stroll around our veggie gardens. Pick fresh, organic veggies and feel closer to nature than ever.
Part 3: Cooking Class
Learn how to make delicious traditional meals during a 3-hour cooking class. Assisted by local chefs, who’ll share their experience with you, you’ll get to create special dishes using local products.
Part 4: Traditional Local Lunch
Feast on a traditional meal that includes 3 appetizers and 1 main dish. All meals are accompanied by organic wine from our vineyards and unique drinks, such as our very own homemade lemonade.
You may participate in optional activities if you wish, time permitting:
• visit to the Greek Women’s Cooperative or,
• a visit to the Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil
The Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil is located in Sparta and the Woman Cooperative is located in the small village Skala.
$205 per guest
Any day · 09:00 a.m - 16:00 a.m.
• All-year round from Monday to Saturday excluding August, Sundays and official holidays.
• March to October for vegie picking.
• Suggested starting time: 09:00 a.m. - Duration: 5 hours.
• Min. - Max. of guests: 7
• Languages: English & Greek.
• Wheelchair accessible 100%.
• Family friendly.
• Tips & graduities: optional
• Entrance fees of the Museum - 4,00 euro/person (optional activity)
• Notify us of any special dietary needs (e.g. vegetarian, vegan, pescaterian, flexitarian etc.)
• Notify us of any allergies (e.g. allergies to food, allergies to bees etc.)
• The dishes can be adjusted to your dietary needs and preferences.
If you do not have your own vehicle, you can meet us in Kalamata and join the tour in our vehicle, at an extra charge.
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Mezedes & local delicacies depending on the season!
Greek Laconian delicacies such as, lalangia (fritters made from fried dough and topped with honey or cheese), kalamata olives, sfela cheese, chorta (assorted greens), sygklino or pasto (Cured pork smoked over herbs, boiled in orange juice, with cloves, orange peel and spices) kagianas – Omelette cooked with fresh tomato and sygklino or traditional sausage...
Combined with Greek mezedes, like keftedakia (carefully kneaded minced beef balls), tzatziki (garlic dip with yogurt), tyrokroketes (cheese balls), saganaki (fried feta cheese tossed in flour) and the list goes on...
Our main dishes are also based on traditional greek recipes and always cooked with seasonal ingredients.
Some typical local dishes are:
Fasolia gigantes me syglino - Baked giant beans with local sausage.
Tsouhti makaronada me syglino - Spaghetti with local sausage, eggs and myzithra cheese.
Chortosoupa - Greek soup cooked with broccoli or cauliflower, leeks and tomatoe.
Xtapodi me hilopites - Octopus with Greek egg pasta cooked with garlic, olive oil and red wine.
Mosharaki kokkinisto me retsina - Stewed beef cooked with onion, tomatoe and retsina (Greek white wine).
Goges - Laconian pasta cooked with olive oil and egg.
Local cheeses like feta cheese, or graviera (gruyere), or saganaki, or sfela (local cheese) or myzithra (local cheese).
Handmade Greek pies (pites in Greek), such as tyropita (cheese pie), or spanakopita (spinach pie), or kolokithopita (courgette or pumkin pie), tiganites (traditional Greek pancakes served with honey).
Local desserts such as galopita – Traditional pie without pastry, made with milk, eggs, sugar and semolina.
Diples – Fried thin sheet-like dough, topped with honey and walnuts.
Spoon sweets – Known as glyka tou koutaliou, they are made from fresh seasonal fruit,
Halva simigdali – Traditional pudding-like dessert made with semolina and sweetened with syrup.
Local organic wines, tsai tou vounou (tea from Mt Taygetos), homemade lemonade, Greek coffee, soft drinks.