At The Museum Detailed Program

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AT THE MUSEUM ©2017, Benaki Museum, Athens. Photographer: Leonidas Kourgiantakis

WINE EXPERIENCES



MUSEUM OF CYCLADIC ART Τhe Museum of Cycladic Art is dedicated

to the study and promotion of ancient cultures of the Aegean and Cyprus, with special emphasis on Cycladic Art of the 3rd millennium BC. It was founded in 1986, to house the collection of Nicholas and Dolly Goulandris. Since then it has grown in size to accommodate new acquisitions, obtained either through direct purchases or through donations by important collectors and institutions. Enjoy a conducted tour to its unique collections and exhibits and close your visit with a wine tasting lunch prepared especially for you with Greek products at the Cycladic Café where culture meets the rhythms of everyday life, combining Cycladic minimal aesthetics with authentic Cycladic tastes.


THE DETAILS WINE TRIP CODE GW-MUS-CYCL-ART-HD-17

WHAT'S INCLUDED Guided tour of the Museum of Cycladic Art Wine tasting lunch at the Cycladic Café

OPERATING BASIS On sharing and on private/semi-private basis.

OPERATING PERIOD AND DAYS All year. According to Museum's working days and hours.

STARTING TIME & POINT Upon confirmation.

ENDING TIME & POINT Upon confirmation.

SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICES Experienced tour escort.

OPERATOR GW The Greek Wine Routes


GOULANDRIS NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM The Natural History Museum was founded in 1964 by Angelos and Niki Goulandris, as a private non profit institution devoted to study and protection of natural environment, the first museum of its kind to be established in Greece. The Museum galleries host extensive collections of animal and plant fossils, representative samples of contemporary flora and fauna from all over the Greek territory and a rich minerals and rock collection. The exhibits illustrate the evolution and biodiversity of ecosystems, while a special display is dedicated to man’s first appearance and development on earth. Get excited by the special collections of the Museum and close your visit with a wine tasting lunch prepared especially for you with Greek products at the calm and atmospheric aura of the Museum's cafÊ.


THE DETAILS WINE TRIP CODE GW-MUS-GOUL-HD-17

WHAT'S INCLUDED Guided tour of the Goulandris Natural History Museum Wine tasting lunch at the Museum Café–Restaurant

OPERATING BASIS On sharing and on private/semi-private basis.

OPERATING PERIOD AND DAYS All year. According to Museum's working days and hours.

STARTING TIME & POINT Upon confirmation.

ENDING TIME & POINT Upon confirmation.

SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICES Experienced tour escort.

OPERATOR GW The Greek Wine Routes


ATHENS CITY MUSEUM Athens City Museum presents the modern history of Athens, Europe’s oldest and most famous city, since it became the capital of the newly founded Hellenic State in 1834 under the first royal couple, Otto and Amalia. Enjoy a guided tour to the various facets of the Athenian history, culture and life as well as several other collections and a series of typical late 19th century - early 20th century sitting and living rooms of the Athenian aristocracy which complete the different aspects of the city of Athens. End up at the Museum's lovely and of high aesthetics bistrot where you will enjoy an exceptional wine tasting lunch prepared especially for you with Greek products and an atmosphere you will sure find remarkable!


THE DETAILS WINE TRIP CODE GW-MUS-ATH-HD-17

WHAT'S INCLUDED Guided tour of the Athens City Museum Wine tasting lunch at Black Duck Garden – Athens City Museum Bistrot

OPERATING BASIS On sharing and on private/semi-private basis.

OPERATING PERIOD AND DAYS All year. According to Museum's working days and hours.

STARTING TIME & POINT Upon confirmation.

ENDING TIME & POINT Upon confirmation.

SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICES Experienced tour escort.

OPERATOR GW The Greek Wine Routes


BENAKI MUSEUM OF GREEK CULTURE The Benaki Museum of Greek Culture is housed in one of the most beautiful neoclassical-style buildings in Athens, near the National Garden and the Hellenic Parliament. It was converted into a museum in order to shelter the collections of Antonis Benakis and was donated to the Greek nation by himself and his three sisters, Alexandra, Penelope and Argine. Following its most recent refurbishment (1989–2000), the building houses a unique exhibition on Greek culture arranged diachronically from prehistory to the 20th century. Enjoy a guided tour at the museum and end up at the roof of the museum, where you will have the chance to taste exceptional Greek wines along with a delightful lunch prepared especially for you with Greek products.


THE DETAILS WINE TRIP CODE GW-MUS-BEN-GR-CULT-HD-17

WHAT'S INCLUDED Guided tour of the Benaki Museum of Greek Culture Wine tasting lunch at the Benaki Museum Café

OPERATING BASIS On sharing and on private/semi-private basis.

OPERATING PERIOD AND DAYS All year. According to Museum's working days and hours.

STARTING TIME & POINT Upon confirmation.

ENDING TIME & POINT Upon confirmation.

SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICES Experienced tour escort.

OPERATOR GW The Greek Wine Routes


THE B&M THEOCHARAKIS FOUNDATION Founded in 2004, this private non-profit foundation focuses on the visual arts and music, with a special interest in modernism. The driving force behind the imposing cultural center, housed in a neoclassical building opposite the Greek Parliament, is Basil Theocharakis, a prominent businessman who is also an avid and talented painter, and his wife Marina. Temporary exhibitions, classical concerts, and workshops are held here on a regular basis, while Merlin Café, the elegant first-floor café, offers a welcome respite from the city's hustle and bustle. Take the chance to admire the unique exhibits and combine it with a delightful wine tasting lunch prepared especially for you with Greek products at Merlin Café which welcomes visitors in a luxurious way and pleasantly extends their experience beyond the Foundation's admirable exhibitions.


THE DETAILS WINE TRIP CODE GW-MUS-THEOCH-HD-17

WHAT'S INCLUDED Guided tour of the B & M Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts and Music Wine tasting lunch at Café Merlin

OPERATING BASIS On sharing and on private/semi-private basis.

OPERATING PERIOD AND DAYS All year. According to Museum's working days and hours.

STARTING TIME & POINT Upon confirmation.

ENDING TIME & POINT Upon confirmation.

SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICES Experienced tour escort.

OPERATOR GW The Greek Wine Routes


ILIAS LALAOUNIS JEWELRY MUSEUM The Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum situated just below the Acropolis, is a quiet hidden gem off the buzzing Dionysiou Areopagitou street, created by the renowned Greek jewellery designer Ilias Lalaounis and exhibiting thousands of pieces dedicated to the history and art of jewellery making. Take the chance to enjoy a guided tour to its interesting collections. Just afterwards experience the taste of exquisite Greek wines and enjoy a lunch prepared especially for you with Greek products at the chic café on the ground floor and atrium of the neoclassical building or the roof garden with a view to the South side of the Parthenon.


THE DETAILS WINE TRIP CODE GW-MUS-LAL-HD-17

WHAT'S INCLUDED Guided tour of the Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum Wine tasting lunch at the Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum Café

OPERATING BASIS On sharing and on private/semi-private basis.

OPERATING PERIOD AND DAYS All year. According to Museum's working days and hours.

STARTING TIME & POINT Upon confirmation.

ENDING TIME & POINT Upon confirmation.

SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICES Experienced tour escort.

OPERATOR GW The Greek Wine Routes


BENAKI MUSEUM 138 PIREOS ST. The new Benaki Museum building is located at 138 Pireos Street, one of the central development axes of Athens. The general principles of the design were based on the idea of an inward-facing building with openings towards the central courtyard. Movement through the exhibition halls is designed to take place around the perimeter of the courtyard, in such a way as to ensure maximum visibility for the visitor and flexibility in the utilization of space. Take your time to walk through the building, enjoy a guided tour at its exhibits and end up at the modern cafĂŠ of the Museum where you will have the unique opportunity to enjoy a delightful wine tasting lunch prepared especially for you with Greek products.


THE DETAILS WINE TRIP CODE GW-MUS-BEN-PIR-HD-17

WHAT'S INCLUDED Guided tour of the Benaki Museum - 138 Pireos St. Wine tasting lunch at Benaki Museum - 138 Pireos St. Café/Restaurant

OPERATING BASIS On sharing and on private/semi-private basis.

OPERATING PERIOD AND DAYS All year. According to Museum's working days and hours.

STARTING TIME & POINT Upon confirmation.

ENDING TIME & POINT Upon confirmation.

SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICES Experienced tour escort.

OPERATOR GW The Greek Wine Routes


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