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The Real Cretan Cooking Experience

The Real Cretan Cooking Experience

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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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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$98.13
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US$98.13
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Wine and Food Tastings Walking Tour

Wine and Food Tastings Walking Tour

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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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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$102.94
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Uncharted Escapes: Crete's Wine and Olives Safari Tour from Chania

Uncharted Escapes: Crete's Wine and Olives Safari Tour from Chania

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Immerse yourself in Crete’s culture and cuisine on this full-day 4WD safari from Chania. Sample fine Cretan wines at a local vineyard, watch a demonstration of traditional knife making, then peek into an olive mill and learn about the island’s famous extra-virgin olive oil. Finally, indulge in a delicious lunch at a local tavern and taste typical Cretan specialties like seafood, feta cheese and savory pies.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$107.79
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Half-Day Small-Group Wine Tour in Chania

Half-Day Small-Group Wine Tour in Chania

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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US$98.99
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Full-day Apokoronas Culture, Cuisine and Wine Tour from Chania

Full-day Apokoronas Culture, Cuisine and Wine Tour from Chania

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Discover the cultural heart of Crete on this full-day tour of Apokoronas from Chania. Learn more about Cretan life, traditions, and handicrafts at the Apokoronas Museum; enjoy wine tasting at the wineries of the White Mountains; and sample local specialties such as rusks, raki, and cheeses; then tuck into a typical Cretan lunch.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$101.73
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Private Cretan Cooking Experience- Cook with us!

Private Cretan Cooking Experience- Cook with us!

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We believe in experiencing and feeling the authentic vibes of every place. One of the "must do" things you should do coming to Crete is to taste some of local foods. It is a common truth that Cretan gastronomy is the main body of Mediterranean diet (proven by many studies such as "The Seven Countries Study"). So, we offer you the opportunity not only to taste the Cretan cuisine but also to learn & cook authentic Cretan recipes by your own! We have been born and bred in Crete for more than three generations. So, the Cretan lifestyle & diet runs in our veins. Along with my mother, we would love to share with you all the secrets of traditional Cretan cuisine, cook authentic Cretan recipes and learn cooking techniques that we follow for more than 3 generations. All in all, we want to make you feel like a local Cretan. We want to immerse you in Cretan culture & spirit. Smell, taste & feel our tradition, through a unique hands-on cooking experience!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$72.66
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Private Food Tour-More Than Just Food!

Private Food Tour-More Than Just Food!

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We believe in experiencing and feeling the authentic vibes of every place. We have been born and bred in the South Crete (in Messara Plain) for more than three generations. So, the Cretan lifestyle & diet runs in our veins. Along with my grandmother & my mother, we would love to immerse you in Cretan culture and spirit! We would love to do that by showing you how we used to cultivate olive groves and how we do now, how you can see if an olive oil is extra virgin or not, how we harvest olive oils. Moreover we will guide you in our family's greenhouses and show you how we cultivate them. And the best part come in the end...We will have a traditional picnic under a big olive tree, where my grandma will show you how we make cheese, you will have the chance to taste warm mizithra (kind of cheese) and a variety of local meze and raki! All in all, we want to make you feel like a local Cretan. Smell, taste & feel our tradition, through a unique food tour experience!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Traditional Cretan cooking class and lunch for private groups

Traditional Cretan cooking class and lunch for private groups

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Get a hands-on experience of Cretan cooking that goes far beyond simply eating in a Greek restaurant. You’ll be invited into your chef guide’s home to try making some Cretan specialities, including tzatziki, homemade cheese, moussaka, Greek salad, and others. Learn alongside a small group of just 10 fellow food lovers, which makes for an intimate atmosphere and plenty of time to ask questions.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65.22
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Rethymno Gastronomy Tour

Rethymno Gastronomy Tour

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Rethymno’s many artisan food producers present the perfect opportunity to explore the fresh, seasonal and often plant-based cuisine of Crete. Although poor quality fare is uncommon in Rethymno, if your time on Crete is limited you’ll want to focus in on the best Cretan food in town. This tour combines Rethymno’s culinary and historic heritage to provide you with an introduction as relaxed and simple as life here.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$78.72
Price varies by group size
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Heraklion for Foodies Tour: Private Culinary Experience

Heraklion for Foodies Tour: Private Culinary Experience

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Prepare for the ultimate Cretan foodie experience on this private gastronomy tour. Take the risk out of choosing a good place to eat by having a guide to take you to Heraklion’s most delicious eateries. You’ll save time researching where to eat and learn about Cretan cuisine as you explore and taste your way around town. Highlights include cream pies, Greek donuts, cheese, visiting an old-fashioned herb shop, and trying fresh seafood.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$326.99
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Explore Chania's Old Town through the eyes of a local

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

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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US$78.72
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US$78.72
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Private tour with a local! Wine tasting with light lunch and lake pedalo

Private tour with a local! Wine tasting with light lunch and lake pedalo

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Have the opportunity to visit the only fresh water natural lake in the island of Crete, where you will relax and have a coffee break in a local taverna. You will admire the beauty of nature by riding a pedalo and for the brave ones by swimming into the lake with the ducks and the turtles. Next is the main destination the winery, where you will have a tour in the courtyard, the botanical garden and then to the production and storage area of the wines, to learn all the secrets of production and bottling. Then you will taste the delicacies of Crete in a light lunch with local wine.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$149.06
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Wine - Beer - Olive Oil Tasting Full Day Tour

Wine - Beer - Olive Oil Tasting Full Day Tour

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The first references of wine and olive oil in Crete date back to 5000BC during the Minoan civilization. 7000 years later, Cretans produce wine, beer and olive oil on the same land, with the only changes the enhancement of production through technology and the optimization of crops. In this tour we will visit a winery, a beer and an olive oil factory. All three have high standards of production, marrying the old traditions with modern technology and processing. In each location we will spend around one hour touring the facilities and tasting. We can be flexible and eat in a local restaurant, visit a 5000 year old olive tree, nearby monastery, Maleme airfield and the WW2 military cemetery. Tour times in each location can be modified depending on the travelers' starting time and the date. Before confirming each tour, I have to double check that the tours will be available. Each location has 3-4 time slots available.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$409.91
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Olive Oil Tasting Tour

Olive Oil Tasting Tour

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From the tree to the bottle, you will find out everything about extra virgin olive oil. How are the olives harvested? How is the olive oil produced? What is the difference between First Cold Pressed and Cold Extraction? What should an extra virgin olive oil taste like? Discover our naturally flavoured oils with fruits and herbs from our Estate.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$14.91
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Full Day Herbs & Grapes Wine Tour

Full Day Herbs & Grapes Wine Tour

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Explore 3 amazing locations in a single day! A hidden herb garden with stunning views, a major natural attraction for a photo opp moment and explore a famous winery, which includes lunch, wine pairing and wine tasting. The tour’s first stop is an organic herb farm. Start by learning about the precious herbs of the land by a professional agronomist. Harvest mountain tea and botanicals to make your own tea blend! A short walk away is the picture-perfect entry point to Samaria Gorge, Take in the stunning panoramic views and snap some photos. After identifying aromas and tastes of herbs it is time to discover their influence in the wine. The next stop is the famous Manousakis winery to enjoy a wine and lunch pairing in their lush gardens. The produce is farm to table and the winery makes some of Crete's more famous wines from indigenous and international grapes organically grown in the Manousakis vineyards.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$119.90
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US$119.90
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Cretan Food Cooking Class

Cretan Food Cooking Class

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Get straight to the heart of Cretan cooking on this private culinary class in Heraklion. Enter the authentic world of the island’s diet and food with a local cook to introduce you to its favored ingredients and flavors; enjoy an olive oil tasting, and get guidance on making a traditional lunch. Then, sit down to enjoy your finished dishes as you chat more about Crete’s food and culinary traditions.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$133.22
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Private Half-Day Wine Tasting Tour in Lyrarakis Winery from Crete

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Private Half-Day Wine Tasting Tour in Lyrarakis Winery from Crete

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This is a fully private excursion from the beginning to the end. Our private Chauffeur and Certified Sommelier- Guide will be your new friends from the beginning of the day, that will take you to spots that you don't know. Our Philosophy and Goal is to offer every visitor a Genuine Experience by activating all five senses and trigger beautiful emotions. We will share with you all the secrets of the Cretan land, Gastronomy, Wine, History and Culture. Once we arrive at the winery you will get the chance to get to know the story of the winery. Then, our Certified Sommelier - Guide will take on and offer an exquisite Wine Tasting and Food and Wine Pairing of Authentic Local Cuisine based on the season and location. Whenever you feel ready we will drop you off at your hotel or accommodation or at the airport if requested.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$155.02
US$193.77
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Private Wine and Olive Oil Tour with Wine Professional

Private Wine and Olive Oil Tour with Wine Professional

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Wine Adventure Tour by Chania Wine Tours  Spend a full day swirling, sipping, and tasting through western Crete with wine professionals. Perfect for honeymoons, birthdays, or other special occasions. Vasili and Anna Maria, the owners of Chania Wine Tours, are Greek-Americans that returned to their ancestral home of Crete. They are passionate wine people- Vasili owns vineyards and Anna Maria is a Certified Sommelier.  The first half of the day is dedicated to olive oil. Take in the endless olive trees at the Cave of Saint John the Hermit, learn all about olive oil production at Biolea Estate olive mill, and visit the oldest olive tree in the world! The second half of the day is for wine! Visit the vineyards and tasting room at Karavitakis Winery. Learn how to taste wine properly and how grapes are grown. Enjoy 6 wines. Then to Manousakis Winery for a tour of the winery to learn how wine is made before enjoy 5 more wines. Full lunch with unlimited wine is served on their terrace.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$253.31
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5-hour Crete Pirate Ship Cruise: Sissi, Malia, and Stalis with Lunch

5-hour Crete Pirate Ship Cruise: Sissi, Malia, and Stalis with Lunch

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The best way to explore Crete is by boat and this half-day cruise from Hersonissos visits St. George's Bay and the small towns of Sissi, Malia, and Stalis. Set sail aboard a traditional pirate ship; stop to swim and snorkel at the island’s beaches and bays; spot dolphins and sea turtles along the coast; and tuck into a delicious BBQ lunch on-board.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$48.44
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PLETHORA Group Wine Tour & Tasting at Douloufakis Winery

PLETHORA Group Wine Tour & Tasting at Douloufakis Winery

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Discover the special character of cretan wines, like Liatiko and Vidiano, in the heart of the vine region of Crete.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$19.38
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Olive Oil - Wine - Beer Private Tour

Olive Oil - Wine - Beer Private Tour

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The first references of wine and olive oil in Crete date back to 5000BC during the Minoan civilization. 7000 years later, Cretans produce wine, beer and olive oil on the same land, with the only changes the enhancement of production through technology and the optimization of crops. In this tour we will visit a winery, a beer and an olive oil factory. All three have high standards of production, marrying the old traditions with modern technology and processing. In each location we will spend around one hour touring the facilities. We will visit a 5000 year old olive tree, and there is an option to visit a nearby monastery, Maleme airfield and the WW2 military cemetery. For all this, we could discuss and on the same day of the tour when I will give your options. Tour times in each location can be modified depending on the travelers' starting time and the date. Each location has 3-4 time slots available.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$409.91
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Private Heraklion Wine Country Tour

Private Heraklion Wine Country Tour

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The region of Heraklion is the largest wine region of Crete where the majority of wineries are situated. On this private and exclusive tour, dive into the world of Crete’s indigenous grapes, explore some of the region’s most beautiful scenery and vineyards, lightly trek to ancient wine presses, hidden Byzantine churches and taste some of the best wines that Crete has to offer. Explore two authentic Cretan wineries, their vineyards and cellars while learning their stories. Finally, indulge in a full wine and Cretan lunch pairing at a winery, one of the healthiest cuisines of the Mediterranean. The itineraries in Heraklion wine zone are designed exclusively based on your wine profile and set for you personally prior to the tour. Please don't hesitate to send us a request with your wine profile, and we can customise the wines to your taste.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$229.80
Price varies by group size
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Wine Tasting of The Cretan Vineyard

Wine Tasting of The Cretan Vineyard

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Discover the rich world of Cretan wine on this guided winery tour. Visit several island wineries, sample their whites, reds and other varietals, and learn all about what goes into each glass: the work, the produce, the culture. Rather than navigating the roads of inland Crete in your own rental car, travel from winery to winery in provided group transport.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$78.72
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Full Day Sacred Paths Wine Tour

Full Day Sacred Paths Wine Tour

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Be transported to a magical world of wine, monasteries, chapels and scenic villages. Take the Sacred Paths to wonder! The tour’s first stop is the historic winery of the Monastery of Tzagarolon, this beautiful monastery is set in the picturesque Akrotiri peninsula of Chania. The temple features admirable Byzantine architecture, a folklore museum and an ancient library of rarities. Sample select wines from the monastery’s production while admiring and learning about the wine equipment of the past on display, your tasting will be paired with a small ‘kerasma’ meze offering. Enjoy a picturesque drive to the family-owned Dourakis Winery in Apokoronas to learn about viticulture and the winemaking process and taste their wine. The next stop is to a well-hidden old-style kafeneio, and just across from it is the last ‘sacred’ stop to meet the key holder of a treasured chapel to explore its beautifully painted Byzantine art interiors.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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