Discover the wealth of Cretan gastronomy and indulge in a variety of amazing flavours in Heraklion. On your private tour you'll get to follow a scenic city foodie trail through Heraklion's winding streets to find traditional eateries. Check out the local vibe whilst feasting on flaky pastries, delicious cheese, traditional Cretan dishes and mouthwatering desserts, while learning all about the Cretan cuisine!
On this private tour your local guide will help you discover unique Cretan flavours in places that the locals prefer, far off the tourist trail. Duck into the old market of the city and visit the best place to devour a selection of fine Cretan cheese while learning about the cheese making tradition, check out a small honey shop, discover the art of beekeeping and taste two different kinds of local honey.
Wander through narrow lanes around the bustling Heraklion food market and discover traditional bakeries where you can indulge in delicious Cretan pastries and biscuits.
Explore hundreds of Cretan herbs in a unique, traditional herb shop and enjoy a reviving herb tea from the Cretan mountains. It gets even better as you sample ‘loukoumades’, a traditional doughnut-like dessert drenched in honey or chocolate, and traditional sweet pies.
After your wander around the beautiful city, discover a cozy restaurant by the Venetian Harbour and tuck into local dishes, such as ‘Dakos’, ‘Dolmadakia’ and here the first-class seafood is a must! For the perfect finish, traditional dessert and raki will be served.