Yachting Land Adventure

Bozcaada & World Class Vineyard with Wine Tasting

Bozcaada is the third largest island in Turkey; with a rich history and believed to have been established two thousand years ago. It has been captured and destroyed by the Persians, attacked by Alexander the Great, Romans, the Crusaders and soldiers from Venice, Genoa and Byzantines. This Yachting Land Adventure introduces you to Bozcaada’s rich history, plus a visit and tasting of wine at a local vineyard.

Your day starts with a visit of the majestic Bozcaada Castle. The existing castle dates back to Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror’s time when it was rebuilt on the ruins of the prior castle. Walk with your guide to the castle for a panoramic view of the Bozcaada and to learn the castle and village’s history.

Then a short walk through colorful streets brings you to the Bozcaada Museum. On display are fossils found locally, archaeological pieces, coins, articles from French soldiers when they used Bozcaada as a military base in the 1915 Canakkale War, ancient wine bottles produced in the island, the supplies Greek and Turkish people used in their houses.

The islanders of Bozcaada have been engaged in viticulture for centuries. Your next stop will be at the Corvus Vineyards to observe the stages the grapes travel as it is turned into wine. Enjoy a tasting of their local wines a result of the interaction between the inhabitants that have enriched Bozcaada’s cuisine.

Notes: A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board. Order of sights visited may vary to avoid congestion. Shade is limited, please dress accordingly. Bring a hat and wear sunscreen. Wear comfortable walking shoes.

Port: Bozcaada Island

Duration: 4.5 hours

Price: 189 USD