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Heraklion: Private Food Tour with local expert guide (4hour)

by Greeking.me
per traveller Price is 62 €
*Pricing based on group of 8 travellers
Duration: 4h Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • Chance to discover the flavours & savours of Cretan cuisine

  • Bites like bougatsa pastry, kalitsounia pie & seafood

  • Traditional markets, spice stores, bakeries & cheese shops

  • Perfectly paired Greek wines & a glass of distilled raki

  • Personalised attention from private, knowledgeable guide

Highlights

  • Chance to discover the flavours & savours of Cretan cuisine

  • Bites like bougatsa pastry, kalitsounia pie & seafood

  • Traditional markets, spice stores, bakeries & cheese shops

  • Perfectly paired Greek wines & a glass of distilled raki

  • Personalised attention from private, knowledgeable guide

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10:00 AM, Private Heraklion for Foodies Tour in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 4h

Live Commentary in English.

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Prices are cheaper when booked in bulk

Total price is 260 €, taxes included

No booking or credit card fees

Heraklion: Private Food Tour with local expert guide (4hour)

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Multiple Locations Visited

Heraklion

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    Heraklion

  • Lion Square

    Morosini Lions Fountain

    Heraklion


Description

Get introduced to the produce of the Cretan land and the world-acclaimed Cretan cuisine, and taste for yourself a medley of traditional flavours on our Heraklion food tour! Stroll the magical streets of the city of Heraklion and discover offbeat local eateries while being enchanted by the unmatched ambiance of Crete! Taste puffy Cretan pastries, local varieties of cheese, traditional Cretan dishes, and luscious desserts, and get an authentic Cretan experience, just like a local!

Your fascinating culinary adventure will begin with a visit to Heraklion's open market. Meet your local foodie guide and let them walk you through the buoyant city of Heraklion city until you reach a traditional pastry shop for a taste of the best cream pie in town, the renowned 'bougatsa'.

The Old Market of the city will be your next stop, where you will indulge in a delectable cheese-tasting. Revel in a selection of different kinds of Cretan cheese from all over Crete, while the foodie guide gives you insight into the cheese tradition in Crete!

Next, your walk will take you to a small honey shop where you will get to know the art of beekeeping and you will have the opportunity to taste two different kinds of local aromatic honey!

Browse the stalls of the Old Market and come upon unique traditional bakeries; time to indulge in delicious Cretan titbits, such as 'kalitsounia' and 'ladokouloura'!

Learn about the vast variety of different Cretan herbs and enjoy a cup of delicious tea made with herbs from the Cretan mountains in a local herb shop. Beware to leave room for dessert although, as ​afterwards, you will get to taste the traditional dessert of 'loukoumades', a doughnut-like delicacy drenched in honey or chocolate, that leaves even the most demanding of visitor in awe!!

End your food-filled day in a cute restaurant by the Venetian Harbour of Heraklion, the best spot to catch the magnificent Cretan sunset. Watch the Aegean sea meet the sky in an explosion of colours, and enjoy local, home-made dishes such as 'Dakos', 'Dolmadakia' and fresh seafood! The traditional dessert and raki that will follow after your meal will be the perfect end to a perfect day!


Inclusions

  • A 4-hour private food tour in Heraklion

  • Services of a foodie expert guide

  • All food and drink tastings (more than enough for lunch)

  • Roundtrip transport to and from downtown Heraklion hotels

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Any additional orders or purchases


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 5 and younger are complimentary.