Gastronomic Expedition in Crete: From Olive Grove to Kitchen Table

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, Nov, Dec

Description

Experience an extraordinary culinary journey through Crete, where tradition, flavours, and warm hospitality converge. Begin your day with an immersive visit to a local olive mill, delving into the intricate process of olive oil production while engaging with passionate locals who share their insights and experiences. Savour freshly pressed olive oil and Cretan olives during a private tasting session featuring five distinct varieties.

The adventure continues in the enchanting village of Ano Archanes, where history and charm set the stage for a hands-on cooking class led by a local expert. Dive into the heart of Cretan gastronomy, mastering traditional techniques and creating a four-course meal with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. The camaraderie in the kitchen and shared passion for food make this class both delightful and educational.

After the cooking session, indulge in the fruits of your labour—a delectable four-course meal expertly paired with a magnificent bottle of Cretan wine. This unique gastronomic journey not only introduces you to the soul of Cretan cuisine but also connects you with the people who cultivate and celebrate the rich culinary heritage of this captivating island.

Highlights

  • Olive mill visit

  • 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

  • Olive Mill Visit

  • Olive Grove Visit

  • Olive Oil Tasting by a certified Olive Oil Sommelier

  • Pickup Service

  • Not Included

  • Personal Expenses

  • Booking Options

  • Pickup from Rethymno, Elounda & Agios Nikolaos Areas

    Departure: 8:30

  • Pickup from Heraklion Areas

    Departure: 9:00

  • Timeline

    Departure

    Heraklion

    09:00

    Arrival at the olive mill

    10:00

    Arrival at Ano Archanes

    Ano Archanes

    12:00

    Cooking Class

    Cooking Class Ano Archanes

    12:30

    Lunch

    Cooking Class Ano Archanes

    02:00

    Return to the hotel

    Heraklion

    03:30

    Important Notice

    1. Stroller / pram accessible 3. Adults only 4. Visitors must bring: A Hat, your camera to seal your unforgettable moments, light clothing, comfortable shoes, a good mood and a smile, cash or card for buying personal expenses

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    Tour Languages

    Greek, English
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