Heraklion Eat and Drink Walking Tour

From EUR 50

Experience an unforgettable walk through Heraklion and spend a day eating like a local on this Heraklion Eat and Drink Walking Tour!
This is the ultimate food tour in Heraklion! With a variety of food tastings including, Greek coffee, local pastries, fresh fish, Cretan cheese and Cretan wine, this Heraklion Eat & Drink Walking Tour is a foodie’s heaven! Come with a large appetite, as this food tour in Heraklion will take you to the city’s oldest coffee grinding shop, a traditional bakery, a local cheese-making shop, a seaside tavern and more! Enjoy your walk through Heraklion as you sample some of the island’s favorite foods. This culinary experience in Heraklion is packed with traditional aromas, recipes and spices that any foodie would savor!

Inclusions

  • Experienced local guide
  • Greek coffee tasting
  • Pastries tasting
  • Cretan cheese tasting
  • 3 white wines tasted with fresh fried fish
  • 3 course lunch incl. ½ bottle of wine per person

Exclusions

  • Pick-up services to/from your residence/hotel
  • Any additional purchases made at any of the stops
  • Soft drinks, coffee and beer in the restaurant

Additional Info

  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • This tour is not suitable for people with restricted mobility

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  1. You will start your Heraklion Eat and Drink Walking Tour at one of Heraklion’s oldest coffee grinding shops. You will learn about the blending, roasting, brewing and serving of Greek coffee. You’ll also get the chance to taste some Greek coffee.
  2. The next stop on your Heraklion walking tour is a traditional Cretan bakery. You will learn about the unique particularities of the Cretan bakery and after a short demonstration you will taste some traditional products.
  3. Following, you will visit a local cheese making shop where you will taste a variety of Cretan cheese as well as learn about how each one is produced.
  4. It’s now time for an herbal infusion. In a traditional Herb shop you will learn about Crete’s unique herbs and spices and their various and important therapeutic benefits.
  5. Continuing your food tour in Heraklion you will have a seat at a local tavern by the town’s port. With a view of the Aegean Sea, you will savor some fresh deep fried fish and learn about the different kinds of fish in the area and the angling methods. To accompany your fresh fish tasting, you will taste 3 different chilled Cretan white wines.
  6. After so much food and drink it is time... to have lunch! At a seaside fish restaurant with views over the Aegean Sea, you will savor the fruits of the sea and soak up some Cretan sun.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a stroll through Heraklion visiting the city’s oldest coffee grinding shop, a traditional bakery, a local cheese-making shop, a seaside tavern and more along the way!
  • You will taste Greek coffee, Cretan cheese, fresh fish, Cretan wine and more!
  • Mingle with the locals as you interact with shopkeepers.
  • Learn the history and significance of each flavor that you’ll taste.