Flavors of Crete: Unveiling Terroir and Tradition through Culinary Adventures

Crete

Heraklion

Duration

6 h
30 m

Availability

Up to 4 persons

Guided Tour

Up to 4 persons

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Active Months

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Description

Embark on an unforgettable culinary voyage through the heart of Crete, where the essence of the island’s rich culture unfolds in a unique gastronomic adventure. Begin your day at a picturesque local winery, where passionate winemakers await to guide you through an exploration of organic wines. Delight in a private tasting featuring five indigenous varieties, offering a sensory journey through the diverse terroir of Crete.

Later, venture into the charming Ano Archanes Village, where you’ll immerse yourself in the art of Cretan cooking. A warm welcome from a local cook awaits, as they unveil the time-honored secrets of the region’s gastronomy. Engage in a hands-on cooking class, where you’ll craft a delectable four-course meal under expert guidance.

Culminate your experience by savoring your culinary creations paired with a splendid bottle of wine, perfectly complementing the flavors of Crete. This intimate encounter with Cretan wines and cooking embodies the island’s renowned hospitality, forging connections to its people, history, and the vibrant tapestry of flavors that define Crete.

Highlights

  • Winery tour and tasting

  • Cooking Class

  • Lunch

  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Included

  • Alcoholic Beverages

  • Lunch

  • Bottled water

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Private tour with private transportation

  • All Fees and Taxes

  • Full Interactive Cooking Class

  • Winery Visit

  • Wine Tasting of 5 Wine Labels

  • Pickup Service

  • Not Included

  • Personal Expenses

  • Booking Options

  • Pickup from Elounda & Rethymno Areas

    Departure: 9:30

  • Pickup from Heraklion Areas

    Departure: 11:00

  • Timeline

    Departure

    11:00

    Arrival at the winery

    12:00

    Arrival at Ano Archanes

    02:00

    Cooking Class

    02:30

    Lunch

    16:00

    Return to the hotel

    17:30

    Important Notice

    1. Stroller / pram accessible 2. Not wheelchair accessible 3. Not suitable for pets 4. No public transportation nearby 5. Infants must not sit on laps 6. Infant seats unavailable

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    Tour Languages

    Greek, English
    From: €121.45
    per person

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