Throughout the year Kinsterna Hotel offers year-round and seasonal activities, which are associated with the estate and specially designed for guests wishing to become better acquainted with the history of the mansion and the surrounding area.
Below you will find the weekly schedule, which includes selected prearranged activities. Detailed information regarding the full activities menu you may find here.
Kneading & baking homemade village-style bread
Learn the secrets of bread-making directly from the village baker: how to sift the flour and make traditional bread-dough by hand. Help bake the bread in the old stone (wood-fired) oven or observe as she shapes the delicious loaves - while drinking your fragrant Greek coffee. The more adventurous visitors can mix a variety of local ingredients and aromatic herbs into their bread, such as olives or fresh thyme and oregano from our gardens.
Every Saturday, 11:00 - 13:00
Guided tour of the mansion
A guided tour that takes visitors back in time to explore the unique building and learn more about its previous owners and the amazing restoration that brought it back to life. The library of the mansion boasts a rich collection of books, the original land contract, as well as photographs depicting the building prior to its restoration. Marvel at the architectural details in the common areas and many special rooms and discover their stories.
Every Tuesday, Friday & Sunday, 10:30
Handmade soap-making with olive oil
Participants will have the opportunity to learn the recipe for making handmade soap with olive oil from our experienced manufacturer, who reveals his secrets of this lost craft. Mix in some spices and aromatic herbs from the Kinsterna gardens. Participants are welcome to keep the handmade soap and are given the recipe to prepare their own batch at home.
Every Saturday, 11:00 - 12:00
Enjoy the nature surrounding the mansion, 22 acres in total, 15 of which are in the estate and 7 in its privately owned vineyards. Most of the trees of the estate have been in existence since the 19th century and have been preserved until today, while those that disappeared have been replaced with local varieties. The estate includes olives, citrus fruits, fruit trees, cypresses, eucalyptus, garden terraces and flowers with ornamental and aromatic plants (over 250 species in total) that will enchant you with their vibrant colours and fragrances.
Every Tuesday, 11:30 - 12:00
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