Flavors of Crete, the best products of Crete – Tasting tour

Flavors of Crete, the best products of Crete – Tasting tour

Starting from 75.00€

The land of Crete is famous for its local products. Cheese products, olive oil, herbs, honey, nuts, bread, raki and wine with high nutritional value, rich taste and rich aromas will surely be your favorites during your stay in one of the beautiful places  An excursion full of history, tastes and aromas where we will try all the traditional products of the island and you will have the opportunity to fill your own agricultural basket with local products

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Tour Description

The fertile soils of Crete and the special climatic conditions that prevail on the island, advocate the production of the most famous fruit and vegetable products and not only that. Crete is also famous for its fruit and vegetable production. orange groves, tangerines The olive groves from which the famous olive oil is produced, the famous Cretan wines, the traditional drink of Crete, raki or tsikoudia. Equally famous as agricultural products are Cretan cheeses. Graviera, anthotiro and mizithra are the cheeses that stand out for their taste and quality.
Also, Crete is famous for the delicious pastries it produces, from traditional recipes. Cretan nuts have a long tradition.

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Trip Itinerary

  • 1 1st stop Traditional bakery Cretan traditional bread, like paximadi, are an important part of Cretan culture The first samples of a simple barley bread originate since antiquity and we find them in the Minoan finds. Several traditional methods of preparation and baking are still produced today
  • 2 2nd stop Dairy products Cretans especially love cheese and there is always some kind of cheese on their table, whether at breakfast or dinner. main meals, or even as a dessert, go with it with honey. Also, there are several variations of recipes for pies with various cheeses, salty or sweet (calcounia, muzi thropites, sfacianes, lichnaraki, anevata, etc.).
  • 3 3rd stop Olive oil and olives The olive tree and its fruits are inextricably linked to the daily life of the island's inhabitants for more than 3,500 years. From the distant past of From Minoan times until today, the olive, the fruits and the olive oil are in the daily life of the inhabitants, when it is not just an agricultural product, but a symbol of it Cretan culture.
  • 4 4th stop Honey ,the main product of Crete, is associated with the rich biodiversity of the aromatic plants and herbs that thrive on the island. As a product it makes its appearance from antiquity with a typical example being one of the most important findings of the Minoan civilization, the jewel which depicts the two bees and testifies to the presence beekeeping.
  • 5 5th stop Tsikoudia has often been associated with hospitality and kindness a friendship and an acquaintance in Crete starts with a glass tsikoudias. It also acts as a means of communication between friends and strangers. It is a single-distilled drink from grape pips. However, it is also found as a distillation of other sugars fruits such as figs, berries or plums or even flavored with blueberries.
  • 6 The Cretan vineyard Wine is an integral part of Cretan culture photography and Cretan hospitality. The wine industry tradition in Crete has been "alive" for 4,000 years. The Cretans cultivated their vineyards with passion either for winemaking or for raisin production.
Flavors of Crete, the best products of Crete – Tasting tour

Price includes

  • 1 Pick up and drop off from your hotel or villa in Crete
  • 2 Coffee tea juice treat and lunch
  • 3 Τastings of traditional products

Price not includes

  • 1 Personal expeces

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Flavors of Crete, the best products of Crete – Tasting tour