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Gourmet Rethymno by Night

Tour Highlights

  • Wander through the Old Town of Rethymnon and taste real Cretan food samples such as the classic “kalitsounia” in a 100-year-old bakery.
  • Experience a wine tasting workshop and food pairing in one of the most unique cellars in town.
  • Learn about famous Cretan local gastronomy and how it has led to one of the healthiest diets in the world.
  • Sweeten your palate with a freshly baked baklava and a local ice cream made from sheep’s milk.
  • Sip a Greek coffee that was freshly brewed the traditional way on sand.
Person all ages
210

Meeting point:

Our guide will be standing at The Square of the Four Martyrs in the centre of modern Rethymnon (in front of the Four Martyrs Church).

The guide will be standing on the square in front of the church holding a Crete Local Adventures sign.

Gerakari 6, Rethymno 741 00. See the Map

Discover Rethymnon’s Old City through food

The Gourmet Rethymno Food Tour by Night is the best way to explore the Gourmet Cretan recipes and have a fun night out in the city.

Learn about the culinary culture, talk to shop owners and chefs, and admire some of the city’s best sights as well hidden spots not found in guidebooks as you eat and sip your way through the medieval town of Rethymnon.

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

  • By tasting local kalitsounia from a 100-year-old local bakery, you support a family-owned business to continue thriving and serving authentic local delicacies.
  • By experiencing the centuries-old tradition of brewing Greek coffee on sand in a kafeneion, you support local traditions that could be lost if not preserved.
  • During this tour, you sample locally-sourced food from Crete’s villages, farmers, and stock-breeders as well as wines of the region’s vineyards.
  • The creativity of Greece’s new generation of mixologists is supported by tasting signature cocktails and other liquors that are based on traditional spirits and recipes.
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