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Exploring Edessa-Vodena Cherry Routes

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Experience hosted by Evangelos

3 hours
Includes food, drinks, tickets, equipment
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

We start from Arnissa Cooperative and Kaimaktsalan farms and then to villages of Mountainous Pella tasting flavors and understanding the mystiques of cherry trees from Ancient to Roman times following Cherry Routes. We will explore the Via Egnatia old passage discovering places of the best Edessa-Vodena Cherries. We will taste old cherry recipes & liqueurs accompanied by Greek coffee trying to understand how difficult is collecting cherries. Then we continue to the city of Cherries & Waterfalls following the old market of fruits and the watermill of flavors at the Water Museum. Finally we will have a degustation of fresh water and season fruits near the canals of Edessa discussing the famous phrase of Menelaos Lountemis Writer “Edessa-Vodena are the best and the most sweet cherries ever”.
We start from Arnissa Cooperative and Kaimaktsalan farms and then to villages of Mountainous Pella tasting flavors and understanding the mystiques of cherry trees from Ancient to Roman times following Cherry Routes. We will explore the Via Egnatia old passage discovering places of the best Edessa-Vodena Cherries. We will taste old cherry recipes & liqueurs accompanied by Greek coffee trying to understand how difficult is collecting cherries. Then…

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What's included

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Tickets
    Edessa City Card Included
  • Equipment
From $98
/ person

Meet your host, Evangelos

Host on Airbnb since 2016
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We're a group of ‘cherry fans' in nature exploring. We love fresh fruits, we love our city and we're excited to give you the cherry routes experience with a twist. Edessa-Vodena Cherries one of the best cherries all over the world. Environment 4 elements, connection with 5 human senses and sustainability is our passion. I’ve lived in a cherry land, in the heart of Balkans, to the Mediterranean Europe, and I travel with my bike tasted water & nature at over 50 countries worldwide.
I teach culture travel & destination management at the M4ALL Educational Center & Balkan Colleges and Universities. I spoke many times at International tourism conferences for the Value of Water in travel experience. I work as DMO manager and co-founder of Magic Experiences M4ALLFoundation specialized in nature-elements-oriented travel.
We're a group of ‘cherry fans' in nature exploring. We love fresh fruits, we love our city and we're excited to give you the cherry routes experience with a twist. Edessa-Vodena Cherries one of the best cherries all over the world. Environment 4 elements, connection with 5 human senses and sustainability is our passion. I’ve lived in a cherry land, in the heart of Balkans, to the Mediterranean Europe, and I travel with my bike tasted water & nature at over 50 countries worldwide.
I teach cu…
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Where you'll be

Exploring Cherry farms near Lake Vegoritis & wetlands of Agras-Vritta-Nision under Mt Voras-Kaimaktsalan and then using Ancient Edessa Via Egnatia tasting cherries near Water Mills & Water Factories, Old city of Edessa, Water Canals market and Ancient city of Edessa. Best seasons is spring for Cherry Blossom & summer for tasting fresh cherries.

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    Cancellation policy

    Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

    Guest requirements

    Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

    What to bring

    We will most likely complete the tour regardless of weather. Let us know if there is a specific date you want to ride that we don't have listed.