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Dive into the culinary tradition of Chios, set on a 3-hour walking food tour and wander around its streets to feed your senses.

  • #Sightseeing
  • #Culinary
  • #Family
  • #LocalExperience
3 hours
Daily (Apr-Oct)
Group Type

Tour Highlights

Explore the vast history and intriguing culture of the island of Chios through its rich culinary tradition. Taste a wide variety of traditional recipes and local products as you are wandering around the narrow alleyways of the medieval city. Through the help of your personal expert local guide, discover the local spots often overlooked by visitors. Let loose on the enchanting island of Chios and experience the island through its delicious goods and bites.

An expert local guide

Great variety of local goods

A 3-hour walking food tour

Chios off-the-beaten-path

What you will taste on this tour

  • Freshly squeezed juice from local fruits
  • An assortment of traditional cheeses & rusks
  • Tasting of local ouzo or tsipouro
  • The traditional pasta of Chios known as herisia
  • The most famous cheese pie of the island

What you can expect?

Start your day at the hippest café of the island. This vegan-friendly café at the heart of the town of Chios offers a variety of freshly squeezed juices made out of seasonal fruits and vegetables as well as carefully selected coffee blends and chocolate drinks from all over Greece. Enjoy your first stop at its cute garden and taste some of its organic, healthy snacks.

Now it is time to hit the road and walk down the main commercial street of the island. As the oldest commercial point of the island, you will find shops and spots where all the products of the island are being offered. Explore the narrow streets surrounding the area and let the enchanting smells of herbs and spices lead you to the spice district, a place dearly loved by locals. Visit the fish market and pay a visit to the medieval castle of Chios, a location frozen in time. Wander around its narrow alleys and experience one of the few still inhabited castle of Greece.

Your next stop is a local, family-run distillery. Operating for more than 80 years, you will have the chance to check the traditional process of distilling tsipouro and ouzo as you are tasting the different kinds of locally produced cheese. As your appetite is growing, save some space for the delicious traditional pasta of Chios known as herisia. This handmade pasta served with creamy local goat cheese and freshly cut tomatoes will definitely surprise you. Round up your day with a local surprise. Follow your guide through the maze-like streets and discover a tiny local shop which offers the best cheese pie of the island.


  • A 3-hour walking food tour in the old town of Chios
  • All food & drink tastings (more than enough for lunch) 
  • Loads of culinary, cultural & historical anecdotes 
  • Services of an expert local foodie guide
  • All taxes and VAT


  • Any personal purchases, extra food or drinks
  • Gratuities


We CAN provide food substitutions for vegetarians and we can customize the tour to include gluten free options. Please send us an inquiry.


I am gluten intolerant. Can I join the tour?

Sure! Please send us an e-mail and we will design your tour accordingly to accommodate your needs. 



  • Not your standard guided tour! You get to see, taste, feel and experience everything the island has to offer in a unique way.. while sharing a laugh with a couple of great and amusing people! The Chios food tour was an amazing experience for the whole family. Highly recommended!

    - Micaela S

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