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Heraklion: Food Walking Tour

Heraklion: Food Walking Tour

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From US$ 402.78 per group up to 2

Join a culinary exploration of Crete through the lively streets of Heraklion. Discover why the island is so famed for its gastronomy, learn about the local history and culture while tasting traditional delicacies and dishes.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Immerse yourself in the richness of Cretan cuisine with a local, expert foodie guide
  • Try sweet pies and cheeses to tangy olives and fiery raki on this tour
  • Visit artisanal delis and food shops
  • Explore Heraklion streets and information on local history and culture
Full description
Discover the delicious offerings of Crete with this Heraklion for foodies tour. As you stroll the streets of Heraklion with your expert foodie guide, hear about the history and tradition behind some of the island's most beloved dishes. Enjoy a wealth of tastings such as bougatsa (custard cream pie) kalitsounia (sweet mizithra cheese and honey pies), dolmades (rice wrapped in vine leaf with herbs), Cretan olives, dakos (rusk bread with tomato and grated feta) cheeses, honey, seafood dishes and more. Visit artisanal delis and food shops that have been run by dedicated families for generations and taste the products they so lovingly create. A truly decadent discovery of Crete’s indulgent foodie scene. Be sure to come hungry.
  • Local food expert as your guide
  • 15 different Greek food samples
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Lion's Square in Heraklion.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Please inform of any dietary requirements and the best effort will be made to accommodate them
  • Suitable for all ages, plenty of tasty treats for the little ones too
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Fantastic tour with a great guide!

July 20, 2019

The guide for my tour had deep knowledge of the cuisine and traditions associated with it and we could t have had a better time.

September 16, 2019

Product ID: 130047