Heraklion for Foodies: Private Culinary Tour in Crete
Find out the secrets to the most nutritious diet in the world, on a tour full of mouthwatering flavors and traditional recipes; Cretans’ secret to the longevity of life is fascinating and, more importantly, delicious!
Discover the wealth of Cretan gastronomy alongside a licensed guide and indulge in a medley of earthy flavors with our Heraklion or Foodies tour! Follow a scenic city trail through Heraklion's streets to find traditional eateries while experiencing the local vibe! Taste puffy pastries, delicious cheese, traditional Cretan dishes, and mouthwatering desserts while learning all about the Cretan cuisine!
Discover Cretan culture through traditional dishes and local eateries
Relish up to 15 tastings of traditional Cretan food and enjoy local wine and raki
Explore the impressive Heraklion food market
Passionate licensed guide to share the fun with
Taste unique Cretan flavors in places that locals prefer, far away from the tourist traps. Walk around the bustling Heraklion city and try the best cream pie in town, the famous 'bougatsa.' Duck into the old market of the city and visit the best place to devour different kinds of Cretan cheese while learning about the cheese tradition in Crete with the assistance of your licensed food guide! Next, come by a small honey shop to get introduced to the art of beekeeping and taste two different kinds of local honey full of Cretan aromas!
Wander through small laneways around the Heraklion food market and discover traditional bakeries; time to indulge in delicious Cretan pastries, such as 'kalitsounia,' and Cretan biscuits, such as 'ladokouloura'. Explore the thousands of different Cretan herbs in a cozy herb shop and enjoy a reviving tea from the Cretan mountains. Continue your culinary experience with 'loukoumades,' a traditional doughnut-like dessert drenched in honey or chocolate, and traditional pie bites.
After wandering around the beautiful city, hit a cozy restaurant by the Venetian Harbour of Heraklion, and relish local dishes, such as 'Dakos,' 'Dolmadakia,' and first-class seafood! Ending on a high note, traditional dessert and raki will be served!
This is where your journey to the culinary scene of Heraklion comes to an end. Whether you are a passionate foodie or a traveler going after unique experiences, this gastronomy tour will excite your senses!
- A 4-hour private food tour in Heraklion
- Services of a licensed guide
- All food and drink tastings
- Anything else you would like to order or purchase
- We can accommodate vegetarians, vegans, and food allergies