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Heraklion: 2–Hour Cretan Food & Sightseeing Walking Tour

Product ID: 145566
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Experience Cretan culinary life for a day, discover the world famous Mediterranean diet as found in Crete. Uncover the secrets of Cretans longevity on a tasting walking tour.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Uncover the secrets of Cretan culinary life
  • Explore the historical city center of Heraklion
  • Stop at 3 hand–picked food stores for a taste of Heraklion
Full description
Feed your body and mind in Heraklion, the capital city of Crete. Visit its major monuments with your guide, discover the the modern aspects of the Cretan diet its connection to the history of the city. Learn how the people of Crete eat, and how Crete's enviable food culture was born.

On this Heraklion tasting tour, stop at a Cretan family bakery, the daily meeting point of locals. Taste Greek coffee assorted with kalitsounia (traditional sweet pies with soft cheese filling), raisin pies and cinnamon cookies. Discover the herbs and spices at a traditional Cretan shop, and take the chance to savor Cretan mountain tea.

Move on to try organic extra virgin olive oil, considered to be the best in the world, made with varieties of table olives. Try goat–sheep cheese, Gruyere, parmesan, soft cheese and natural yogurt with honey.
  • Greek coffee
  • Herbal tea
  • Olive oil tasting
  • Local snacks
  • Raki tasting
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Eleftherias Square, the main square of Heraklion, near the Archaeological Museum & the Astoria Hotel.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• It is recommended that you bring your appetite with you, as you will have plenty to taste on your tour, and wear comfortable walking shoes
• Please leave adequate time to arrive at the meeting point, as late arrivals cannot join the tour at a later time
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Product ID: 145566