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Naxos Farm Experience and Wood-Cooking Lesson

Naxos Farm Tour


The tour commences at a family-owned farm located near the village of Melanes.Guests will have the opportunity to meet a diverse range of farm animals, including chickens, rabbits, pigs, peacocks, and more. You will also have the opportunity to engage in collecting the day's freshly laid eggs. Following that, a visit to the olive groves will allow you to learn about the methods employed to cultivate healthy trees and produce top-quality olive oil Subsequently, we will guide you through the potato fields, introducing you to the renowned Naxian potato. You will then have the chance to explore various fruit trees, sampling the delicious seasonal fruits they yield.Next on the itinerary is a visit to the vineyard and vegetable garden, where you can gather the finest seasonal produce. Finally, you will collaborate in cooking traditional Naxian recipes over a wood fire. This culinary adventure will include preparing a Naxian omelet and an appetizer such as zucchini balls, savoring Naxian potatoes, sampling a variety of Naxos cheeses, preparing a main dish such as "briam" or "gemista" and enjoying locally produced house wine. To top it off, you will have the opportunity to taste a spoonful of our homemade fruit preserves. We kindly recommend the guests to refrain from having a substantial breakfast as the farm owners will be providing them with a treat. To conclude, If you're in the mood for some fun, you can even partake in lively traditional Naxian dances together!

"Highly recommend this excellent farm tour and cooking experience! Nik is a wonderful host and the property is beautiful. My 4 year old helped dig and collect potatoes, we all sampled a variety of fruit from their trees, and learned about farming on Naxos on our leisurely walk. Lunch had a perfect setting with hilltop views, wood burning oven, and shaded seating. Food was plentiful - we loved sampling the local cheeses, house made wine and olive oil, and the best zucchini fritters of our trip so far! A trip highlight for sure!"

"My husband and I loved our farm experience in early June! Ník and his family were so welcoming. We got to explore his beautiful family farm, taste all sorts of delicious treats from the trees, then learned to make so many new recipes. We had so much food and it was all so yummy, with a lovely view of an afternoon in the mountains. We would definitely recommend."

"We thoroughly enjoyed our Perivoli Naxian Farm experience. It was great walking through the farm with Nikos and learning about his family history, the fruit and veg and seeing the animals. Cooking with his Yiayia was special and we truly valued it. A time we won't forget!"

Naxos Farm Animals

Naxos Potato

Naxos Olive Groves Tour

Naxos Fruit Trees

Naxos Cooking

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