3. From Ios: RIB Boat Trip to Sikinos Island and Winery Tour
Depart from Mylopotas bay on a luxury twin engine speed boat and head to the settlement of Hora, located on the south-east side of Sikinos. Visit the Church of Panagia Pantanassa, located at the central square of Hora, where you can step inside and admire the
Next, visit Kastro, where you will visit the Folklore Museum, housed in an old olive oil press. Here, admire a private collection of old agricultural objects, household utensils and traditional media for the processing of olive oil.
Stop at a traditional coffee shop to rest before visiting the Temple of Episcopi, an ancient Roman burial monument which has been converted into an Orthodox Christian Church dedicated to Virgin Mary. Appreciate your surroundings as you take the one hour hiking trail to the temple, which is surrounded by a complex of a byzantine chapels, ancient ruins, wall stones and fragments of marble sculptures.
Lastly, learn about the wine-making process at Manali’s Winery organic vineyard. Enjoy a wine tasting while overlooking the sea on the atmospheric terrace of the winery. Optionally, you can enjoy a plateau of Cycladic cheese and traditional delicacies with a glass of your favorite wine overlooking the Cycladic islands.
At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back the the port to meet your speedboat captain and return to Ios at 5:30pm.