Heraklion for “foodies”
Follow our knowledgeable guide to a mouth-watering journey through the city’s most important sites combined with visits to authentic and colorful food shops and eateries.
Itinerary( 3 days )
Your tour’s schedule in detail:
Arrive in Heraklion
Upon arrival in Heraklion, you will be met and transferred to your hotel, where you will spend the next two nights.
Balance of the day is at leisure.
Heraklion for foodies [duration approx. 3 hours]
A walking tour that explores the historical trails, local vibe and culinary scene of Heraklion’s bustling center. Follow our knowledgeable guide to a mouth-watering journey through the city’s most important sites combined with visits to authentic and colorful food shops and eateries. We will get a glimpse into the past and living history of Heraklion and discover the wealth of Cretan gastronomy while snacking away on the best local treats in town. Learn the secrets of the Cretan diet by sampling its best products at the local market and a number of ‘old school’ spots that the locals love, some tucked away in its lesser-known backstreets. An easy walking pace is followed with resting stops that make the tour suitable for all.
Afternoon at leisure to explore Heraklion on your own pace.
Don’t miss eating in one of the many restaurants offering Cretan specialties.
Arrangements terminate with breakfast at the hotel and check out.
Departure / Return location
Most sites in Greece involve extended walking and/or slippery surfaces.
Therefore we strongly suggest wearing comfortable sturdy shoes.
Sunscreen, hat and water are also good “travel companions”.
Due to extend walking and slippery surfaces please inform us if you have walking disabilities or using a wheelchair before booking this tour.
- Arrival transfer [from the Heraklion airport to hotel].
- 2 nights’ accommodation in Heraklion at hotel category of your choice.
- Breakfast daily.
- All hotel taxes and services [except the accommodation tax to be paid directly]. [link]
- Private qualified English-speaking guide.
- Tastings & treats
- 24hrs Assistance phone number
- Travel Insurance
- Transportation from/to the hotel – can be optionally added for hotels out of Heraklion centre
- Departure transfer on day 3 [link to Heraklion transfers]
- Accommodation tax
- Anything not clearly mentioned above as included.
Learn the secrets of the Cretan diet by sampling its best products at the local market and a number of ‘old school’ spots that the locals love, some tucked away in its lesser-known backstreets