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Food Tours

Street Stories of Chania Morning Tour with Samples of Raki and Mezedes

Uncover the real Crete on a 4-hour food and history walking tour in Chania. With a local guide, explore the winding streets of Chania Old Town, and sample enticing local tidbits at the Municipal Market. Take in relics of Chania’s Venetian and Ottoman days; discover the old Ottoman and Jewish quarters; and hear about the sailors, traders and heroes who shaped the city’s past. Watch artisans at work making Cretan handicrafts, and end with some delicious ‘mezedes’ (appetizers) perhaps teamed with local ‘raki’ spirit at a waterfront bar or taverna.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Day Trips

Wine and Food tasting walking tour

Getting to know the real Chania is difficult without a guide to show you behind the tourist sights. This small-group tour delivers: introducing you to its foods, customs, people, and wines in ways only a local can. Stroll around Chania’s lanes, churches, and monuments; meet townsfolk, visit authentic spots, and sample staples such as sesame bread, cheese, and Cretan honey before a wine-tasting. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Olive Oil & Wine Tasting - Jeep Safari Tour

Delving alone into rural Crete to experience its olive oil and wines requires a hire car and local knowledge to find its authentic produce and attractions. This full-day small-group 4x4 tour from Chania makes thing easy: with prearranged olive oil and wine tastings, and visits to villages and beauty spots, so you don’t have to research and arrange them yourself. Pickup and drop-off in Chania and nearby resorts is included.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cooking Classes

The Real Cretan Cooking Experience

Visit the family mountain home of a local Cretan for a completely authentic evening of cooking, eating, and cultural exchange. Begin your visit with a walk through the vegetable gardens, where you harvest ingredients to use in your recipes. Learn traditional dishes from your hosts, and hear the stories behind each dish. Enjoy a walk through the mountain paths with views of the Aegean Sea. Sit down to a meal you helped prepare, including local wine and a sweet dessert.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Small-Group Tour of Heraklion with Tastings

Discover the culinary delights of Crete on a day tour from Heraklion that includes wine tasting, olive oil tasting, and learning about the island's terrior. You'll have lunch at a mezze restaurant and gain insight into a piece of Crete's culture from a guide.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

Food Tours

Heraklion Food and Wine Tour

Savor Crete’s many culinary delights during this 3-hour food-themed walking tour of Heraklion. Eat like a Heraklion local as you enjoy a sampling of the Crete’s best wines and snacks, stopping to chat with friendly vendors and tour the city’s top neighborhoods. Bites of tasty snacks like ‘bougatsa’ (pastry), traditional Greek coffee, and fried snails are all included.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Crete Wine and Olive Oil Tour

Treat your senses to the ancient flavors of Crete on a full-day wine tour from Chania. Travel through the mountains of the Kisamos region and traditional Cretan villages to reach two family-run wineries, where you’ll taste award-winning regional wines and stroll through the vineyards. Sample another prized Cretan product at an olive oil factory, and stand before one of the world’s oldest olive trees on this relaxed culinary tour of northwestern Crete.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

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Chania: Old Town, Public Market, Hill of Prophet Elias, Agia Triada

Get to know Chania without crowded tour buses or rowdy tour groups on this private sightseeing tour. Walk through the historic buildings and charming streets of the city’s Old Town, immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of the Municipal Market, and take advantage of some grand photo opportunities at the Holy Trinity Monastery and Akrotiri’s Gouverneto Monastery. With a full day available to you, take your time at each stop and explore at your own pace.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

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Olive You Berry Much- Olive Oil and Wine Tour, Half Day Small Group

We are wine people doing tours, not tour people doing wine. Learn all about olive oil and wine production on this half day small group tour. Tour an olive oil mill and learn the quality levels of olive oil. Next travel to a rustic family owned winery to learn how wine is made. Explore the barrel room and see where sparkling wine is made. Enjoy a guided wine tasting on the outdoor patio. Your guide will demonstrate how to properly taste wine to enhance your wine tasting experience.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Historical & Heritage Tours

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Private Tour on Chania's Old Town

Chania’s Old Town is being inhabited since the ancient ages of the Minoan Civilization from 2000 b.c.. Since then it has always been a vivid place of prosperity and growth, influenced through the ages by the various cultures, Romans, Arabs, Jews, due to its geopolitical place in the Mediterranean Sea and those who invaded it particularly in the late years, such us the Venetians and the Ottoman Turks. We will stroll through the historic alleys and pinpoint the Byzantine and the Venetian/Ottoman Walls and Fortifications, then walk through the main streets and see the emergence of history from the Ancient Ages from the archeological excavations inside the Old Town to the Medieval and Recent Ages through the old buildings, the churches, the synagogues and the mosques. Also we will visit the Orthodox, the Muslim and the Jewish Quarter and how people lived together through times with peace or turbulence.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion

Taste the bounty of ancient Cretan vineyards and olive groves on a delicious, full-day wine tour from Heraklion. Travel with an oenophile and chef guide through the island’s fertile heartland, visiting two wineries for vineyard tours and tastings of 15 different varietals. Sample some of the Mediterranean's finest olive oil at a family-run farm, and indulge in a gourmet chef’s lunch at a local restaurant, complete with plenty of wine! Tour size is limited to 8 for a more personalized, small-group experience.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Crete Slow Food and Wild Views with Wine

This enchanting tour takes you into the heart of rural Crete, through traditional villages and around steep mountains. Even though Crete’s ancient story is rich, the island’s modern history is worth exploring too; on this tour, visit the National Resistance Museum and brush up on the 1905 revolt that shaped modern Crete. While you explore at your own pace, your hosts slowly cook a traditional clay pot meal, offering a genial end to the day.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Cooking Classes

Traditional Cooking Class at Vatos Village Crete

Teaching yourself Cretan cooking would usually mean working from a recipe book. This village culinary experience from Rethymno and Heraklion lets you learn hands-on from a local cook, so you pick up authentic techniques from a master. As you prep and savor dishes such as ‘stifado’ stew, you’ll also experience a Cretan village house and rural life, and hear stories from the cook—all difficult to arrange independently.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cooking Classes

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Heraklion Private Cretan Cooking Class at a Traditional Village

Immerse yourself in Crete’s delectable, rustic cuisine—and leave the bustle of the city behind—when you sign up for this private, hands-on cooking class. Pick a time that works best for you, and meet your guide directly at your Heraklion hotel. It’s a quick drive into the hills, where you’ll cook amidst the Mediterranean scenery. With your guide’s instruction, learn to prepare a number of traditional dishes, from dolmadakia (stuffed grape leaves) to lamb with artichokes. Then, sit down to enjoy your multi-course meal, complete with wine.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cooking Classes

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Knossos Palace & Minoan Cooking Class Luxury Small Group Experience

If you’ve only got limited time in Knossos, combine sightseeing with a hands-on cultural experience on this unique tour. You’ll begin by exploring Crete’s most important archeological site with a guide—which ensures that you’re party to info that’s crucial to understanding the significance of the Palace of Knossos—before taking part on a cooking class.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Milia Mountain Retreat, Wine & Olive Oil tasting - Jeep Safari tour

Hop in a 4WD vehicle for a nature tour through the countryside of Western Crete to the Milia mountain retreat and eco-resort. This convenient full-day tour takes you to an altitude of 2,800 feet (850 meters) with frequent stops for admiring the scenery, snapping photographs, and learning about the culture, history, and traditions of this storied Mediterranean island. Top off the experience with a traditional Cretan lunch with wine.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

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Gastronomy tour to Central Crete

Private tours are ideal for immersing into Crete’s culture through the tasting of local dishes, as well as wines, sweets and cheese.This tour offers:• Trip to the countryside.• Acquaintance with local traditions and customs.• Tasting of natural products grown without any chemicals.• Visiting the best restaurants and pastry factories• Visit to olive oil factory and cheese production shops.• Tasting dishes from traditional Greek food.Our program:- Pick-up from your hotel or any other place within North Heraklion region (for other regions of the island extra charges may apply).- Visit to 2 wineries. - Visit to cheese and herbs shops.- Visit to the factory, where cold-pressed olive oil is produced.- Lunch with 3-courses of traditional Greek cuisine at one of the most popular taverns of the island.According to your interests and wishes, some extra spots might be added to the program.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Dining Experiences

Crete Bohemian Sunset Small Group Tour with Wine Tasting and Dinner

Spend a freewheeling evening exploring the bohemian vibe of Chania during this 4-hour sunset drinking and eating tour. Check out some of the best ‘alternative’ hangouts in Crete’s second-largest city, enjoying sunset vistas, hidden gardens, great food and wine and some of the best ‘locals-only’ bars and clubs. A 3-course dinner, wine tasting, ‘raki’ (liquor) and ice cream are all included.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Food Tours

Heraklion Bites and Sights Morning Small Group Tour

Discover Heraklion’s hidden sights and culinary delights on a 4-hour walking tour. With a friendly local guide, dive into the heart of the Cretan capital to experience its landmarks, hidden gems and favorite foods. See sights such as St Titus Cathedral, walk atop the Venetian town walls, and discover hidden side streets and vibrant neighborhoods. Learn about Heraklion’s history, scout out tasty treats at a market, sip on Greek coffee and savor delicious 'meze' — small appetizers — at a taverna. Numbers are limited to 12 for a more personalized experience.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Peza Wine Roads Small Group Tour

Get out into the Cretan countryside for a full day exploring the Greek tradition of winemaking. Beginning with pickup from your accommodation, enjoy a small group tour to a family estate and a boutique winery for tastes of 10 unique wines. Your chauffeur-guide is at your service, navigating for you as you discover new wines, learn about winemaking in this region, and enjoy a delicious local lunch.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

Explore Chania's Old Town through the eyes of a local

Explore Chania's Old Town on this walking tour with a local guide. See the city’s impressive 14th-century harbor and 16th-century lighthouse. Learn about Crete’s Venetian, Egyptian and Ottoman influences as you stroll through narrow streets filled with vendors and markets. You’ll also visit historical landmarks and sample local coffee and food along the way.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Wine Discovery- Visit 2 Wineries on this Half Day Group Tour

The island of Crete has been an active winemaking region for centuries – men and women have been growing grapes on the island and turning it into wine since the times of ancient Greece. On this easygoing afternoon tour, visit wineries carrying on that tradition today in a small and intimate tour group. Enjoy exclusive behind the scenes walks through these wineries, sample their wines and learn how to taste them like the professionals on the island.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Food Tours

Crete Gourmet Trail of Rethymnon Including Food and Beverage Tastings

Get off the beaten path on this 4-hour gourmet food tour in the Cretan city Rethymnon. Savor culinary delights like ‘kalitsounia’ (pastry pie), organic baklava with ice cream, and locally-made beer. Cap it all off with a one-of-a-kind food and wine tasting inside a 700-year-old wine cellar. All food and beverage tastings are included, and vegetarian options are available on request.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Cooking Classes

The Olive Oil Experience

Learn Cretan cuisine, known for its simple, healthy recipes and use of fresh, locally-grown produce; in particular, olive oil. Said to be key to Mediterraneans’ long, healthy and happy lives, the good oil is a staple of almost every traditional dish in Greece. Over four hours and five courses, enjoy a hands-on cooking class that will leave you full-bellied and brimming with Cretan culinary inspiration.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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