Crete’s rich gastronomic palette is greatly influenced by the history. Due to its location in the heart of the Mediterranean it is at the crossroads of rich and versatile cultures ... More info ›
Crete’s rich gastronomic palette is greatly influenced by the history. Due to its location in the heart of the Mediterranean it is at the crossroads of rich and versatile cultures. Balanced local cuisine combines seasonal ingredients that reflect the diversity of the fertile land of Europe’s southernmost point. During this tour you will visit:
GREEK COFFEE: In one of the oldest shops on Heraklion’s bazaar street, you will learn about the tradition of roasting, grinding, brewing and serving Greek coffee.
TRADITIONAL BAKERY: Meet the unique features of Cretan baking and try some traditional products.
CHEESE SHOP: Tasting of traditional cheese varieties.
HEALING HERBS: We will tell you about the unique spices and medicinal herbs of Crete.
WINE SHOP LIRARAKIS: A great opportunity to get acquainted with the producers of branded wine, learn the basics of wine-making and taste 5 different wines.
TAVERN: Enjoy traditional Greek cuisine in one of the traditional taverns.
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Pass By: Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Xanthoudidou Chatzidaki, Heraklion, Crete 712 02 Greece
Starting from the very center of the city, we will head to Heraklion’s bazaar street where we will visit one of the oldest Kafeneion (coffee shops). Then, we will visit a traditional Cretan bakery, cheese shop and healing herbs store in the old Heraklion area. Afterwards, we will visit a wine store and a Cretan tavern for a lunch!