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Cretan Wild Views & Slow Food Tour

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the dazzling Therisso gorge with its lush landscape, and admire spectacular views from traditional hilltop villages.
  • Taste the famous “Sfakiani sweet pita” paired with a glass of raki or traditional Greek coffee at a locals’ favorite kafenion.
  • Enjoy a private wine tasting session with some of the best local wines at a family winery.
  • Sample the famous dairy products and homemade honey of the region at a family-run farm.
  • Enjoy slow-cooked local organic dishes in a mountainous farm to table restaurant.
Person
220

Meeting point:

Departure Point, Traveler pickup is offered. We will pick you up form your Hotel or Cruise Ship.

Pick up from Chania hotel is included in the tour price. We can offer pick up/drop off transfer to any other location at an extra charge.

Admire spectacular views and explore the local slow food

Explore traditional villages, admire epic sceneries, discover the Cretan culture, hear stories of the area’s thrilling past and indulge yourself by trying the best “slow food,” wine and raki in the region.

This is a family-friendly experience and an introduction to a “slower” and healthier way of living based on our local traditions and customs.

Local impact — How you help the local community by joining this tour

  • Rural tourism is promoted as we support local economies and deep-rooted traditions that don’t generally benefit from tourism.
  • By visiting a family farm where you learn about local dairy products, and sampling its freshly produced cheese and yogurt, you support them financially.
  • Traditional culture and a way of living that could be lost if not preserved are supported by visiting a locally run restaurant and its farm.
  • During this tour, you sample locally-sourced food from Crete’s villages, farmers and stock-breeders.
  • By visiting a small-scale family winery, indigenous grape varieties and the making of local Cretan wines are promoted.
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