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The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion area
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The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion area

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Taste the bounty of ancient Cretan vineyards and olive groves on a delicious, full-day wine tour from Heraklion. Travel with an oenophile and chef guide through the island’s fertile heartland, visit a winery for a vineyard tour and tastings of different varietals. Sample some of the Mediterranean's finest olive oil at a family domain, and indulge in a gourmet chef’s lunch at a local restaurant, complete with plenty of wine! Tour size is limited to 8 for a more personalized, small-group experience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$178.92
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$178.92
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Private Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Tour of Heraklion area with Tastings

Private Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Tour of Heraklion area with Tastings

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Discover the culinary delights of Crete on a day tour from Heraklion that includes wine tasting, olive oil tasting, and learning about the island's terroir. Visit a boutique winery and family-owned olive oil producer to sample wine and oil with your group. You'll have lunch at a mezze restaurant and gain insight into a piece of Crete's culture from a guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$178.92
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$178.92
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Private Gastronomy Tour to Central Crete

Private Gastronomy Tour to Central Crete

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Private tours are ideal for immersing into Crete’s culture through the tasting of local dishes, as well as wines, sweets and cheese. • Trip to the countryside. • Acquaintance with local traditions and customs. • Tasting of natural products grown without any chemicals. • Visiting the best restaurants and pastry factories • Tasting dishes from traditional Greek food. Our program: - Pick-up from your hotel or any other place within North Heraklion region (for other regions of the island extra charges may apply). - Visit to 2 wineries. - Tasting of Greek sweets and coffee in Cretan bakery. - Visit to cheese and herbs shops.* - Visit to the factory, where cold-pressed olive oil is produced.* - Lunch with 3-courses of traditional Greek cuisine at one of the most popular taverns of the island. *Available upon request, instead of 1 winery visit, depending on the date of the tour. According to your interests and wishes, some extra spots might be added/removed from the program.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$286.27
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$286.27
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Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

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Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

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Explore with a guided group, the monastery of Kera Kardiotissa and the Dikteon Cave followed by a visit to Psychro village to meet a potter in action. Enjoy the panoramic views from Seli Ambelou Lasithi Plateau and complete your tour to the Minoan Palace of Knossos where civilization history began 4000 years ago.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Spinalonga island

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Spinalonga island

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A day trip that combines relaxation and history gives you the chance to visit the highlights of the Northeast part of Crete, where the picturesque town of Agios Nikolaos with the magnificent lake can be found. Elounda, a small village on the shore of Mirabello bay with spectacular views, is where the boat begins the cruise heading to Spinalonga island, a small uninhabited island used during the history as a fortress and later on as a leper colony.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Crete Elounda and Spinalonga Island Cruise Day Trip

Crete Elounda and Spinalonga Island Cruise Day Trip

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Visit Elounda and ride a boat to Spinalonga Island on this day trip.  Travel to Elounda and cruise to Spinalonga in Mirabello Bay, where a Venetian fortress and old village once housed a leper colony. Explore the ruins where lepers were confined, and enjoy a swim and barbecue lunch. After docking back at Elounda, drive to Agios Nikolaos’ to see its harbor and reputedly bottomless lake. Pickup and drop-off from selected hotels included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.19
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Heraklion Private Cretan Cooking Class at a Traditional Village

Heraklion Private Cretan Cooking Class at a Traditional Village

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Immerse yourself in Crete’s delectable, rustic cuisine—and leave the bustle of the city behind—when you sign up for this private, hands-on cooking class. Pick a time that works best for you, and meet your driver directly at your Heraklion hotel which then takes you to the village where you meet your guide. It’s a quick drive into the hills, where you’ll cook amidst the Mediterranean scenery. With your guide’s instruction, learn to prepare a number of traditional dishes, from dolmadakia (stuffed grape leaves) to lamb with artichokes. Then, sit down to enjoy your multi-course meal, complete with wine.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$208.74
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$208.74
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Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch
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Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch

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Discover ancient Minoan history, Cretan farming culture, and magnificent island views on this full-day off-roading adventure from Heraklion. Travel in a rugged Land Rover along historic mountain trails, stopping along the way to visit the mythological Diction Cave, shepherds’ villages, the scenic Lassithi Plateau, and an eco park where traditional ways of life are still practiced. Replenish your energy with an included lunch and taste of ‘raki’ liqueur at a local tavern.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.46
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Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.

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Spend a full day exploring Crete with a local guide. Visit Psychro Cave, the birthplace of Zeus, and a platanus tree that is according to local legend, the oldest tree on the island. You’ll also tour the villages of Mochos and Krasi and enjoy a traditional Cretan lunch in a local restaurant.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.99
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$103.99
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Transfer Airport to HERAKLION CITY OR PORT area up to 6 customers

Transfer Airport to HERAKLION CITY OR PORT area up to 6 customers

Transfer from Herakleion airport to your hotel in HERAKLION CITY OR PORT   area. From 1 to 6 clients , transport is with a mini Van. Transfer is a transportation service which meets and brings you exactly where you asked: our driver meets you at the airport (as close to the Arrivals as possible), at the hotel reception or at the exactly given address, helps you with your luggage and brings you fast- track to your destination. You can pre-order inexpensive taxi transfer to the city center or to the airport, comfortable car transfer for the family with children, Economy minivan for a tourist group or a Luxury transfer. The transfer cost from Heraklion Nikos Kazantzakis Airport is fixed at the time of pre-order and never rises: either when the driver is waiting for the passenger, when the stop is necessary, or because of traffic jams.
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  • 15 minutes
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$47.71
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Mythical Escape: Cave of Zeus & Knossos Palace with Lassithi Plateau

Mythical Escape: Cave of Zeus & Knossos Palace with Lassithi Plateau

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Come with us on a journey along East Crete reveling in the endless luxuries of Lassithi Plateau that is basked in allure forests & fertile land dotted with iconic windmills. From the comfort of a luxury chauffeured vehicle at your disposal, our knowledgeable local insider will ensure you experience the best of the whole itinerary. Discover quaint villages, local lifestyle, storied monuments, Byzantine Monasteries & Cretan art. Tuck into a culinary odyssey & savor genuine tastes loved by our legendary forefathers. It’s our job to hook you up with only the most authentic eateries. Amble in the footsteps of gods to the Cave of Zeus. Plunge into the mythical birthplace & sense the sanctity of this ancient site. When in Knossos Palace, luxuriate in the eternal magnificence of the Minoan ruins & frescoes. Succumb to the personalized service of a top history-archaeology guide & let us stimulate you with eclectic information by ensuring a stress-free pace in all archaeological areas.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$751.46
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Private SUV Wine Tour with Lunch

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Private SUV Wine Tour with Lunch

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Enjoy an exclusively private experience - no other guests included - in a personalised Wine Tasting and Gastronomy tour. Get the most of an SUV wine tour and follow off the beaten path routes across the Wineries and Vineyards of Heraklion. Taste selected wines in Two Wineries and enjoy the wine treasures of Crete under the guidance of our certified Sommelier. Visit a medieval wine press and learn about the Long Winemaking Trandition of the island. At the end of the tour enjoy Food and Wine Pairing with a 4 course meal in a beautiful traditional village.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$183.69
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Traditional Cooking Class at Vatos Village Crete

Traditional Cooking Class at Vatos Village Crete

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Teaching yourself Cretan cooking would usually mean working from a recipe book. This village culinary experience from Rethymno and Heraklion lets you learn hands-on from a local cook, so you pick up authentic techniques from a master. As you prep and savor dishes such as ‘stifado’ stew, you’ll also experience a Cretan village house and rural life, and hear stories from the cook—all difficult to arrange independently.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$153.87
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PRIVATE Wine Tasting and Pottery in Crete area Heraklion
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PRIVATE Wine Tasting and Pottery in Crete area Heraklion

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Indulge in all things Greek wine with this guided minibus tour of Crete. Leave Chersonissos in the morning and make your way through several rustic villages, including the sunken city of Sfendili, and stop into a pottery shop to learn how traditional pottery is made. Then tour a winery and sample up to six Cretan wines. After the tasting sit down for a typical Greek lunch (and, of course, more wine).
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$137.17
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Traditional Cretan Village Bakery Class and Tour

Traditional Cretan Village Bakery Class and Tour

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Steeped in ancient custom, Crete holds a special place in Grecian history and myth. But Crete is more than its past – the island thrives today, bustling and brimming with industry, family, and culture. Experience vibrant island life first-hand in Vatos village and take the opportunity to learn artisanal bread-baking in Crete’s own traditional style.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.82
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Private Wine Tasting Experience @ Lyrarakis Winery (Transfer Included)

Private Wine Tasting Experience @ Lyrarakis Winery (Transfer Included)

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You will be introduced to locally produced wines and meet the people behind them. You will taste some unique labels. You will learn the stories of each label because every wine has its own Story.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.60
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$65.60
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Knossos Wine & More

Knossos Wine & More

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• Private tour with a certified guide is the best way to explore Knossos Archaeological Site - the heart of the Minoan kingdom, one of the most fascinating ancient cities in the world. • Experience by tasting the local wine varieties of Crete at a winery in the heart of winemaking region. • Meet the locals in the traditional village of Archanes, named as one of the most picturesque in Crete, and enjoy a delicious lunch. • Admire in the Archeological museum of Heraklion the greatest collection of the Minoan art.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$656.04
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Half-Day Off Road Private Wine and Gastronomy Experience in Dafnes

Half-Day Off Road Private Wine and Gastronomy Experience in Dafnes

Our Private Wine and Gastronomy Off-Road Experience is driven by the Hospitality that characterizes Crete. Our hosts aim to create a friendly atmosphere yet informative regarding the History, Culture, Gastronomy, and Wine of Crete. Our team consists of passionate members that will take you to the unknown of our island, as you discover parts that you would not any other way. Our menu is made by our chef - the lady that has been a Cretan stay-at-home mother for many years, providing her family delicious Cretan food. So make sure you will be having Authentic Local Cuisine. Travel off-road through the Dafnes Wine Region. Genuine Experience has created for you a safe and comfy setting on a truck, where you will get to discover the inland of Crete, through the endless green veil of our Vineyards under the warm sun, and get a grasp of a local winemaker’s day. A private experience in which you will indulge all your senses and enjoy a day by introducing yourself to the real Crete.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$333.98
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$333.98
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Knossos Wine & Pottery Tour 4 to 15 customers

Knossos Wine & Pottery Tour 4 to 15 customers

Tour at Knossos, winery at Peza, pottery village "Thrapsano", Hersonissos. Experience an archaeological tour at the Palace of Knossos. Visit the winery at Peza to witness their wine-making process. We will also take you to the pottery village then to a place where there are a lot of activities for kids!
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  • 5 hours
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$280.31
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Wine Tasting & Romantic Picnic Experience @ Lyrarakis Winery (Transfer Included)

Wine Tasting & Romantic Picnic Experience @ Lyrarakis Winery (Transfer Included)

Discover the culinary delights of Crete from Real People. You will be a part of their Real Life and share with them their knowledge of local products and delicacies. Be part of True Crete. Enjoy a private tasting of local wines. Enjoy local delicacies of cold cuts and Cheese Small-group Private tour from 2 people to a maximum of six people Tailor-made experience Private Experience Hotel pickup and drop-off included
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$149.10
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Heraklion Wine Roads
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Heraklion Wine Roads

Combine a visit to two of Cretan wineries and a delicious meze style meal at a lovely traditional tavern where you will enjoy both the local food and wine. Simultaneously you will learn all about the food and wine culture in Crete with tips on Greek gastronomy. This tour is ideal for foodies, adventure types, wine lovers and anyone who wants to try a complete gastronomic experience in Crete.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$787.25
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Private Gastronomy Tour in the Old Heraklion

Private Gastronomy Tour in the Old Heraklion

Crete’s rich gastronomic palette is greatly influenced by the history. Due to its location in the heart of the Mediterranean it is at the crossroads of rich and versatile cultures. Balanced local cuisine combines seasonal ingredients that reflect the diversity of the fertile land of Europe’s southernmost point. During this tour you will visit: GREEK COFFEE: In one of the oldest shops on Heraklion’s bazaar street, you will learn about the tradition of roasting, grinding, brewing and serving Greek coffee. TRADITIONAL BAKERY: Meet the unique features of Cretan baking and try some traditional products. CHEESE SHOP: Tasting of traditional cheese varieties. HEALING HERBS: We will tell you about the unique spices and medicinal herbs of Crete. WINE SHOP LIRARAKIS: A great opportunity to get acquainted with the producers of branded wine, learn the basics of wine-making and taste 5 different wines. TAVERN: Enjoy traditional Greek cuisine in one of the traditional taverns.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$214.70
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$214.70
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The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion area
"Great guide who was really building the program around our interests. Very knowledgeable and really nice person. The selected wineries were great as well as the restaurant. It was an all around very nice day"..."
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Private Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Tour of Heraklion area with Tastings
"One of the best tours ever, Pierre was spot on and knew not only about wines but the history of Crete. Then he took us to this magnificent restaurant where the chef paired or wines with the dishes."..."
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Private Gastronomy Tour to Central Crete
"This was an excellent tour. Our guides were excel Liam’s very friendly. They took us to many great places--we visited specialty shops, 2 wineries, bakery and an Awesome Taberna for a huge lunch, it was a great day and I would have been very hard pressed to find all of these places without a guide. Highly recommend."..."
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Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace
"Was very good expidrence. Guides were very knowligible and we saw a lot in One day. We saw Knossos, had pottery class,lunch in vilige was great."..."
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Spinalonga island
"Hello, I thinck Very very good excursions and guides... Its fantastics. Tank you vert mutch Virginie and Jacqueline"..."
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Heraklion Private Cretan Cooking Class at a Traditional Village
"Amazing experience. Great tour. Lots of fun cooking and eating local food in a beautiful location. Would highly recommend"..."
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Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch
"What an incredible trip throughout Crete! It was amazing to visit some of the smaller Creten towns and receive such warm hospitality. The lunch with the group was excellent and I felt like we had a small family. Marinos was a great tour guide!"..."
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Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.
"Eddie the guide was fantastic. Informative, amusing, extremely helpful and patient. Got to see some of the real crete."..."
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Mythical Escape: Cave of Zeus & Knossos Palace with Lassithi Plateau
"They were incredible! 11/10. Marilena was one of the best guides we have ever had. Dimitrios was a fantastic driver and very helpful. I really can’t stress how perfect they were. It was a great day and they both went out of their way to ensure we had a through and authentic experience."..."
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Traditional Cooking Class at Vatos Village Crete
"Thank you for the short time to organize everything. We enjoyed it so much. Was a perfect day for us 👌"..."
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PRIVATE Wine Tasting and Pottery in Crete area Heraklion
"We enjoyed this trip very much!!!! Tanya was great very friendly and was well knowledgeable. We would recommend this trip!"..."

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