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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
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$96.67
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$96.67

Shore Excursion Crete, Knossos, Archaeological Museum & Walking Tour to Old Town

Shore Excursion Crete, Knossos, Archaeological Museum & Walking Tour to Old Town

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The Greek islands boast a rich history dating back to the days of antiquity, but exploring independently means missing the hidden secrets they hold. On this private tour of Crete, delve into the island’s colorful past with your guide—with round-trip transport from your Crete hotel or the port included. Travel back 4,000 years at the Palace of Knossos, and learn of ancient civilizations at the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion.
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  • 4 hours
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$224.42
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$224.42
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Day Trip to Elafonisi Island From Chania

Day Trip to Elafonisi Island From Chania

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Escape the hum of bustling Crete and get into nature on this full-day tour of pristine Elafonisi, a small island famed for its beautiful pink sands. Soak up the Grecian sun as you explore this protected wildlife sanctuary, enjoying a walk on the sand, or swim in the clear, azure waters of Elafonisi's paradise-like beach just a stone’s throw from the southwest corner of Crete.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.13
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$39.13

Samaria Gorge - Semi Private Hiking Day Trip from Chania, with max 10 onboard

Samaria Gorge - Semi Private Hiking Day Trip from Chania, with max 10 onboard

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Walk one of Europe’s longest canyons on this full-day hiking experience through the Samaria Gorge from Chania. With an experienced guide, hike the 10 miles (16 kilometers) through this breathtaking gorge, part of the Samaria national park in Crete’s White Mountains. Walk between towering cliffs, pass abandoned villages and absorb the awe-inspiring natural scenery and tranquility. Keep a steady pace during the 6-hour hike, sometimes over rocky terrain, and finish with time for a swim and lunch at Aghia Roumeli village. Numbers are limited for a more personalized, small-group experience.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.09
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$115.09

Samaria Gorge Tour from Chania - The Longest Gorge in Europe

Samaria Gorge Tour from Chania - The Longest Gorge in Europe

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With traditional villages and plenty of warm Mediterranean sunshine, the Samaria Gorge is the longest of its kind in Europe—but it’s also a challenging and rewarding hike, considered by many to be among the toughest in Crete. This adventurous full-day combination bus and hiking tour from Chania takes you deep into the gorge itself, where large boulders lie beneath soaring limestone cliffs. Follow a 10-mile (16-km) route though the Samaria Gorge and experience the best of the Crete countryside with a guide.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$379.79
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$379.79
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Travel Crete - Visit Knossos palace (Shared Tour)

Travel Crete - Visit Knossos palace (Shared Tour)

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This tour combines two of Crete’s top historical sights—Knossos Palace; a Bronze Age archeological site, and Heraklion Archaeological Museum. See impressive ruins and artifacts along the way, and benefit from having guide commentary so you understand the historical background information. Highlights include seeing the original throne of Minos at Knossos Palace, and rare examples of Minoan art at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$126.60
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Luxe boat trip on sailing catamaran, Heraklion, Crete

Luxe boat trip on sailing catamaran, Heraklion, Crete

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Cruise from Crete to Dia Island aboard a luxury boat, for a lazy day of sea, sun, and swimming. While the capable crew take care of the boat, you’ll kick back on deck with freshly prepared Greek food and drinks, or just have fun in the water; snorkel gear, fishing rods, a stand-up paddleboard, and even an inflatable unicorn are among the toys for grown-ups and kids alike.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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$172.63
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Skip the Line: Heraklion Archaeological Museum Entrance Ticket

Skip the Line: Heraklion Archaeological Museum Entrance Ticket

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The Heraklion Archaeological Museum houses the world’s largest collection of Minoan artifacts, making it one of Europe’s greatest and a must-see for history buffs. This skip-the-line entrance ticket is worth prebooking to save you time and hassle in Crete’s capital, and enable you to avoid long ticket-purchase lines. Once inside, you’re free to view the 15,000-plus exhibits from Knossos, Neolithic, and Roman times, as you wish, at your own pace.
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  • 3 hours
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Half-Day Rethymno Quad Safari

Half-Day Rethymno Quad Safari

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Go off-roading in the rugged landscapes of Crete's northern coast on a ATV adventure from Rethymno. Splash through streams, wind along ancient gorges, and look for island wildlife from behind the wheel of a personal quad vehicle that can access tucked-away reaches surrounding Maroulas Mountain. Get a taste of Cretan history and culture during several stops along the way, including a traditional Greek coffeehouse and medieval villages that date to the 11th century.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.79
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$51.79
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Snorkeling and Boat Tour in Crete

Snorkeling and Boat Tour in Crete

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Snorkeling is very relaxing and at the same time a very exciting activity which is suitable for all ages. Join us in a daily (morning or afternoon) guided “snorkeling” trip, take the mask, fins, snorkel and shorty wet suit from us, board on our 10 meters shady rib boat and take the chance to relax watching the marine life of our island. We visit always two different spots with a lot of marine life, such as caves and an open water area always depends on the weather conditions
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  • 4 hours
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$70.82
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$70.82

Private Cretan Cooking Experience- Cook with us!

Private Cretan Cooking Experience- Cook with us!

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We have been born and bred in Crete for more than three generations. 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 and also as a member of our family. 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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$69.05
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$69.05

Pottery Classes

Pottery Classes

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Creating each pot is a unique moment. The ability that clay gives you from a piece of amorphous matter to create objects that will make everyday life more beautiful give it invaluable value. The hours I go to the atelier are for me a source of energy and relaxation, and that’s what I’m looking for those who visit my atelier. The workshop is located 16 kilometres from Heraklion ( acces only with car ), in a unique location in the nature, with a spectacular view of Cretan mountains. The area around offers many opportunities for walking and visiting the nearby villages.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.30
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$63.30

Private Food Tour-More Than Just Food!

Private Food Tour-More Than Just Food!

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We have been born and bred in the South Crete (in Messara Plain) for more than three generations. So, the Cretan lifestyle runs in our veins. Along with my grandmother & my mother, we would love to guide you in our way of life and make you feel like a member of our family! We will visit our family's olive groves and greenhouses. We will share with you every detail we know about the extra virgin olive oil and the products we cultivate. And the best part comes to the end... My grandma will show you live how we make cheese and you will have the opportunity to taste warm mizithra (kind of cheese)! Moreover, you will enjoy a traditional picnic, rich in flavors and with the company of the Cretan nectar: our precious raki! Our picnic will takes place under the shadow of a big olive tree located in our family's olives groves. All in all, we want to make you feel like a local Cretan and immerse you in our culture and spirit!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.28
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$40.28

Traditional Cretan cooking class and dinner in Rethymno

Traditional Cretan cooking class and dinner in Rethymno

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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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$61.97
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$61.97

Cretan Olive Oil Tasting

Cretan Olive Oil Tasting

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It is of major importance for our customer to be able to judge and select the finest Olive Oil for their table. But we here to provide something more than that. We want to educate people to judge a quality olive oil instead of a defective one. We are dreaming of people accepting nothing less than quality olive oil for their daily nutrition. For this reason, we also offer our visitors the opportunity to experience a guided olive oil tasting session and watch our olive oil seminar in our brand-new visitable area in Agia Varvara. In our facilities they will also be able to watch step by step everything that has to do with olive oil labeling and storage. It is our concern to treat our visitors as our guests and make them feel like “home”. We invite our guests to embark on a delicious journey which will absolutely stimulate their senses. Above all trying Savouidakis Products is a “Love at First Tasting” Experience.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.05
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$69.05

Wine Tasting in Rethymno

Wine Tasting in Rethymno

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The house of wine offer you an amazing experience to native varieties of the Cretan vineyard through the delicious and aromatic character that floods from our glass. The visitor will know the varieties through the final product that will reveal the characteristics of the places as well as the personal touches of the winemaker offering a unique result
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.13
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$100.13

Traditional Cooking Class at Vatos Village Crete

Traditional Cooking Class at Vatos Village Crete

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.46
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$148.46

Heraklion Private Cretan Cooking Class at a Traditional Village

Heraklion Private Cretan Cooking Class at a Traditional Village

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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 driver directly at your Heraklion hotel which then takes you to the village where you meet your guide. 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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  • 4 hours
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$258.95
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$258.95
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Heraklion Archaeology Museum & Ancient Greek Music Lab - Luxury Small Group

Heraklion Archaeology Museum & Ancient Greek Music Lab - Luxury Small Group

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You will start your experience visiting the biggest archaeological collection of artifacts on Crete. You will explore the Minoan Art and go deep into its significance and forms through unique artifacts, such as Minoan unique clay vessels, golden jewelery, impressive seal stones and seal rings, clay, ivory and faience figurines and figures, small sized statues and amazing frescoes. After that, you will enjoy an hour and a half workhop on the ancient Greek Music in theory and practice, in private studio.During the experiential part of the lab you will experience a coordinated interactive attempt on playing yourselves copies of ancient Greek percussion musical instruments.
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  • 4 hours
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$265.59
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Cretan Cooking Class

Cretan Cooking Class

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Feast your senses on the best of Cretan cuisine—and get a more intimate glimpse into the culture than you would in a restaurant—during a cooking class in Rethymno. As well learning how to prepare traditional Cretan dishes, you’ll enjoy an olive oil tasting session and a walk through a local village.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.82
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100% Interactive Cretan cooking Class (transportation and dinner included)

100% Interactive Cretan cooking Class (transportation and dinner included)

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If you were to travel all over Crete, crossing it from coast to coast, you would be astounded by the abundance of exceptional dishes and the unique traditional products that you’ll discover. Cretan recipes are based on Traditional local products such as honey, herbs, vegetables, meat and olive oil, and many more that complete the palette of Cretan gastronomy. Some of the best and most distinctive recipes have been collected and presented in our place by our Cooks through Traditional Cooking Classes. • You'll get hands-on training from a professional local Cook. • You'll learn new cooking techniques that can easily be repeated at home. • You'll discover our traditions and learn historical tips about our unique cuisine. • Vegetarians are welcome. Let me know in advance if you have any dietary restrictions.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.92
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$90.92

Traditional Cretan Village Bakery Class and Tour

Traditional Cretan Village Bakery Class and Tour

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Steeped in ancient custom, Crete holds a special place in Grecian history and myth. But Crete is more than its past – the island thrives today, bustling and brimming with industry, family, and culture. Experience vibrant island life first-hand in Vatos village and take the opportunity to learn artisanal bread-baking in Crete’s own traditional style.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$124.29
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$124.29

Traditional sourdough bread and rusk workshop

Traditional sourdough bread and rusk workshop

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An initiation into the magic world of bread making for cooking, culture and nature lovers. Our aim is to connect the ritual of bread making with the modern lifestyle, in the context of historical continuity from the Stone Age until nowadays. Who would be better to host us, than a local “Mama” who loves tradition and is always in search of ways to evolve and an archaeologist with a passion for nature and agroecology?
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.12
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$161.12
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Presentation of folk musical instruments

Presentation of folk musical instruments

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A unique place in the Cretan culture and the musical tradition of Crete, hold its traditional musical instruments. The roots of some musical instruments in Crete are lost in the depths of the ages. In the archaeological excavations of Knossos and Phaistos, representations of sculptures, ceramics and painting are depicted by musicians and dancers who point to the present day, where the lyre plays in the middle and the dancers dance around it cyclically. The ancient Cretes used to play the ancient lyre, as shown by representations in frescoes and seals. The presentation of folk instruments lasts for 1,5 hour and after a 1 hour break we continue with a nice evening in Dalabelos Estate Restaurant where we play music with the instruments we presented earlier with treats, refreshments, raki and other products of the estate.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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