Visiting The Byzantine Wine Press on Symi.
Going for a car trip to the south of the Island then a shortish walk to look at the Byzantine Wine Presses on Symi Greece. The area where the Byzantine wine presses are located is towards
the bottom of the island so you almost certainly need to use a car to do this since there is no public transport. Head out on the main tarmac road towards
Panormitis, pass the signs for Vigla and then Kokkimidis and park where you come to a really open area with a track on the right signposted to Ag. Nicholaos.
Having parked, walk along the main road still towards Panormitis, pass a track on the left which heads (and is signposted) to Nanou
beach, then on the right take the ancient moni-path which starts by the monastery of Panagia Strateri and follow this for a short distance to then
rejoin the main road. Turn right and then almost immediately left on a dirt track which dives off into a wooded area - the track comes out in an open area
and now head for the small church in front of you.
You can continue along the path to visit another tiny church - we don't know it's name sadly. Return back along the path and this time stay on it to reach the main road by the monastery Sotiros Megalos Neras (which unusually was locked when we visited).
Turn right along the main road and head back towards where you parked - passing the monastery of Aghia Marina Neras on the way.
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