Private tour

Heraklion: Authentic Greek Food Cooking Class

Heraklion: Authentic Greek Food Cooking Class

From US$ 521.77 per group up to 2

Travel to a beautiful traditional village in the countryside of Heraklion for your private hands-on cooking lesson. Enjoy a tour of the village and visit the Museum of Cretan Folk Art before creating a delicious lunch with fresh Cretan produce.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Pick-up from your hotel/ apartment in Heraklion.
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  • Enjoy a picture perfect view of the Cretan landscape
  • Be guided all the way through your cooking experience by family-friendly chefs
  • Find out about the raw ingredients of the land that make Cretan food a bliss for your palate
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In the serenity of the Cretan countryside, visit a traditional village and see stunning views of the Heraklion prefecture. After a tour of the village and a visit to the Museum of Cretan Folk Art, it will be time to get practical and learn the secrets to some much beloved Cretan dishes.  Try your hand at making sarikopites, delicious Cretan xynomyzithra stuffed cheese pieces with honey and dolmades, stuffed vine leaves. Or why not see if you can make the best tzatziki with stuffed vegetables and grilled lamb to follow? All of course will be accompanied by rich, aromatic Cretan wine. Live a perfect afternoon with a winning balance of activity and relaxation. Immerse yourself in Cretan culture and of course, fantastic food.
  • Private transfer in a private, cosy, modern vehicle from Heraklion
  • Village tour and museum visit
  • Cooking class
  • Lunch with drinks
  • Any extra purchases you may wish to make
  • 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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  • Please make known any dietary requirements and best efforts will be made to accommodate them
  • This experience can be tailored to suit a variety of dietary requirements
  • If you are staying at a different location other than Heraklion, please contact for a revised cost
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A fantastic experience we would strongly recommend doing

Lovely place, friendly people and great food. Highly recommend this as an experience, you learn a lot about Crete and it’s traditions as well as it’s food. Plus there’s great shops for gifts!

May 25, 2019

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