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  1. Greece
  2. Crete
  3. Heraklion
  4. Hersonissos

Heraklion: Cretan Wineries Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 132315
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Experience an unforgettable wine tour, tasting 15 spectacular Cretan wines and dining on fresh local cuisine. Visit 2 wineries, learn about Cretan wine, and savor a traditional lunch.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide

Pickup included

Pickup is available from hotels in the areas between Heraklion and Hersonissos. For any other areas, please contact the local supplier directly to inquire whether pickup is possible from your location.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore Crete's ancient wine country with an experienced guide
  • Enjoy a wine tasting in two of the best wineries on the island
  • Indulge yourself with a 3-course lunch including half a bottle of wine per person
Full description
Venture onto Crete's wine roads, letting your expert guide transport you through the history of winemaking on Crete; a craft that has been honed here since Minoan times. Explore the private Lyrarakis Estate, wandering through glorious vineyards while learning about the grape varieties and harvest traditions. Visit the cellar, then taste a range of the finest bottlings from this award-winning winery.

Continue the tour through the region of Peza with its numerous vineyards and olive groves. Pause at the charming village of Choudetsi, where the elegant Rhous Winery is nestled. Be welcomed by the owners and enjoy a tour of their vineyards, hearing how their winemaking process has been perfected over many years. Then it's time to taste another range of delicious offerings from the cellars!

Indulge in a traditional lunch at a local family restaurant, savoring the best from Cretan cuisine, as well as half a bottle of wine per person. After lunch and the necessary Raki for the road, relax on the journey back to your hotel.

  • Private transport in an air-conditioned mini-van
  • Experienced guide
  • Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation
  • Admission to 2 wineries
  • Tasting of 15 different Cretan wines
  • 3-course lunch incl. half a bottle of wine per person
  • All legal taxes and insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Any soft drinks or beer at the restaurant
  • Any purchases in the wineries
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
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Vintage Routes Crete

Product ID: 132315