• Duration: 6 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Pick up available
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It only takes a few hours to get hooked on Cretan Cuisine. The ultimate tasting experience for you and your family. Off the beaten track, through amazing countryside, the less touristy Apokoronas region will enchant you. Meeting the local producers is a unique opportunity to understand their way of life and welcoming nature. Olive oil, tsikoudia, bread and rusks and cheese are on the menu today. Find out how each and every one of those masters creates those fine delicacies. Learn the process, watch and get tips, first hand. Try the Cretan delicacies at a local “kafenion” in one of the pretty villages, located at the foothills of White Mountains.   

Through an amazing route passing by villages of the province, you will arrive in the foothills of the White mountains. In the village of Embrosneros, you will first stop in a bakery to taste the local bread, cookies and biscuits and then to a traditional cheese factory. The secrets of “Graviera”, “Anthotiros” and “Mizithra” cheese will be revealed in front of your eyes. After the explanation of each cheese’s production, you will taste them combined with local honey and rusk (dry bread).

The last stop will be in a local coffee shop (“Kafeneio”) where the Cretans enjoying also meals. Incredible flavours and traditional recipes are waiting for you in the charming square of the village of Fres. This light lunch will introduce you to a lot of elements of Cretan cuisine and gastronomy. People say that taste is our best sense. After this tour, your tasting memory will be increased and full of new flavours!! 

Please note: This tour includes pick up and drop off service. You can select your hotel from the list or select the "I'll type the address (next step)" message and write the name and address of your hotel in the relevant field during the booking process. Please make sure to check out the "Important information" section for further information about pick up places and times.

What's included

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Bottled water per person
  • English speaking, local driver/escort
  • All tours in the olive mill, distillery, cheese factory, bakery
  • Cheese tasting
  • Olive oil tasting
  • Distillery fees
  • Bakery fees & tastings
  • Traditional Cretan lunch (if you have any special requirements, e.g. you are vegan/vegetarian or you have certain allergies/intolerances, please inform us in the booking process)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus/minivan
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

What's excluded

  • Gratuities (optional).

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Appropriate clothing according to weather conditions.
  • Money for personal expenses.
  • Anything that might be useful to you.

Important information

  • Our fleet will be fully cleaned and sanitized after each transfer and trip.
  • Mandatory use of masks and gloves for drivers and escorts during transfers and tours.
  • Hand sanitizers antiseptic will be provided during clients’ embarkation.
  • Clients are obliged to use masks during their stay on the bus. (Masks & gloves will be provided from the company).
  • The company is going to use only the 65%of capacity of each mean of transport (for buses more than 9 seats).
  •  Raki tasting is not allowed for children under 18 years old. Water or fresh orange juice will be offered instead.
  • Important Note: This tour includes hotel pick up – drop off service for accessible by cars hotels only (many streets of the old town and the harbour of Chania have limited vehicle access) in the region of Chania. Clients that are staying in the old town and the Venetian harbour have to meet us in the suitable meeting points (3-5 minutes average walking distance from most of the hotels). The meeting times scheduled according to the hotels’ locations. The pick-up will be from the clients’ hotel (if accessible) on this specific time.
  • Please note: If you want to be picked up from Kalamaki, Stalos, Agia Marina, Platanias, Maleme, Tavronitis or Kalives you will have to select the "I'll type the address (next step)" message and inform us about your hotel name and address.
  • If you have any questions about the pick up points and times, please do not hesitate to contact us!
  • Pick up Times per area:
  • 08:40 am Hotels of Kalamaki, Stalos, Agia Marina, Platanias, Maleme, Tavronitis.
  • 09:00 am Xenios Dias and Golden Beach central parking (For hotels around the Golden Beach and Agioi Apostoloi) 
  • 09:15 am Sunny Rent Car (For hotels in Nea Chora) 
  • 09:25 am Talos Square – Hand fountain (For hotels around West old town and harbour, East Nea Chora) 
  • 09:35 am GS Tours offices (For hotels around East and Central old town/harbour, Chania city centre) 
  • 09:40 am Kriti hotel (For hotels around Koum Kapi neighbourhood, East old town and Chania city centre) 
  • 10:00 am Kalives (For hotels in Kalives area) 

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled



Guided Language

  • English


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