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Heraklion for Foodies Tour

    • An activity built for foodies.
    • Discover traditional Cretan flavors by trying Bougatsa, Dolmadakia, Loukoumades and more!
    • Private tour with experienced local guide.
    • Find the hidden local favorites.

 

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Experience the healthiest cuisine in the world and eat your way through the culture of Crete in this unique Heraklion for Foodies Tour. Discover the traditional Cretan flavors while roaming the dreamy alleys of the island’s capital.
Experience the healthiest cuisine in the world and eat your way through the culture of Crete in this unique Heraklion for Foodies Tour. This tour was built for true foodies looking to discover the traditional Cretan flavors while roaming the dreamy alleys of the island’s capital. Experience an unmatched opportunity to learn local Heraklion culture while making sure you don’t miss out on any delicious food. There is no better way for a foodie to experience Crete than mingling with the locals while indulging in divine delicacies on this Heraklion food tour. Discover the hidden city restaurants and patisseries and learn the secret behind Cretan’s exquisite cuisine!

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Cretan Cooking Class in Heraklion

  • Engaging activity in Heraklion
  • Authentic Cretan Cooking Class
  • Lead by expert chefs
  • Create traditional Greek dishes
  • Learn about Greek culture and cuisine
  • Fun for the whole family
  • Pick up/Return: Pick you up from your accommodation and take you to the restaurant located in the quiet suburbs of Heraklion. The transportation will pick you up from the restaurant and take you back to your original location.

 

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Expand your palate and add to your cooking skills with this Cretan Cooking Class in Heraklion. Cretan cuisine is considered to be one of the healthiest diets in the world that is why great attention is devoted to preserving the authenticity of it. With the guidance of expert chefs, you will learn a Cretan grandmother’s recipes for traditional dishes in this cooking class in Heraklion, such as dakos, roasted lamb, gemista, and more! Through this unique Cretan cooking class, you will develop new skill sets and learn how to choose proper ingredients for authentic Greek specialties. If you are looking for things to do in Heraklion then this Cretan cooking class will surely not disappoint.

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Shopping Tour Made in Heraklion

  • You will admire the art of creating ceramic Minoan figures made by a local artisan in his workshop
  • You will discover handmade cosmetics produced with olive oil, and learn all about their benefits for your skin care
  • You will meet talented Greek designers along with their work that blends tradition with modernity
  • You can buy souvenirs made by local craftsmen who are inspired by the Cretan culture
  • You will discover the essence of the traditional Greek coffee by visiting the oldest coffee shop in Heraklion
  • Your local English speaking guide will meet you at the Lion’s Fountain, which is a well-known meeting point in Heraklion.

 

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Crete is a feast for the senses, and it is impossible to explore its richness unless you have the right local guide who can unveil the island culture’s secrets! The Shopping Tour in Heraklion, proves that shopping has always been the experiential way of learning the history of a place. This shopping tour in the capital city of Crete is designed for those of you who need a vibrant and interactive way of understanding the past and the present of the island. The Heraklion shopping tour takes you to places one cannot easily find! From open street market with traditional delicacies, dairy products and all sorts of spices to creative shops with modern, handcrafted pieces and fascinating art galleries, be prepared to feel Heraklion with all your senses!

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Heraklion Eat and Drink Walking Tour

  • Enjoy a stroll through Heraklion visiting the city’s oldest coffee grinding shop, a traditional bakery, a local cheese-making shop, a seaside tavern and more along the way!
  • You will taste Greek coffee, Cretan cheese, fresh fish, Cretan wine and more!
  • Mingle with the locals as you interact with shopkeepers.
  • Learn the history and significance of each flavor that you’ll taste.

 

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This is the ultimate food tour in Heraklion! With a variety of food tastings including, Greek coffee, local pastries, fresh fish, Cretan cheese and Cretan wine, this Heraklion Eat & Drink Walking Tour is a foodie’s heaven! Come with a large appetite, as this food tour in Heraklion will take you to the city’s oldest coffee grinding shop, a traditional bakery, a local cheese-making shop, a seaside tavern and more! Enjoy your walk through Heraklion as you sample some of the island’s favorite foods. This culinary experience in Heraklion is packed with traditional aromas, recipes and spices that any foodie would savor!

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