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Heraklion Food Tour – The Best Dining Experience in the City

  • From 200€/person
  • 4 Hours
  • Heraklion


  • Discover a seasoned licensed tour guide and eager food enthusiast
  • Enjoy our 2-hour walking tour of Knossos Palace
  • Visit the oldest city ruins in Europe and the greatest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete.
  • Try bougatsa, a traditional phyllo pie filled with custard, from a local bakery in Heraklion to start out your culinary journey.
  • Enjoy a range of Cretan cuisine in a traditional restaurant.

Heraklion Food Tour - The Best Dining Experience in the City At a Glance

The Heraklion food tour is here! We're happy to show you some of the best dining experiences the city has to offer, and our knowledgeable, licensed tour guide is experienced in doing so. Our tour will begin at Knossos Palace, the largest Bronze Age archaeological site in Crete and the oldest city remains in all of Europe. After that, we'll indulge in a delectable bougatsa from a nearby bakery. The ideal place to begin your culinary journey is with this famous custard-filled phyllo pie. After that, we'll go to a traditional restaurant where you may try several Cretan dishes. Don't pass up this chance to sample some of the best cuisine Heraklion has to offer!

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Heraklion Food Tour - The Best Dining Experience in the City In Detail

If you're looking for an unforgettable half-day adventure, look no further than a guided tour of the Knossos Palace ruins on Crete. As Europe's oldest city, there's no shortage of fascinating stories and legends to be heard. And with an expert guide on hand to narrate the history of this Bronze Age site, your imagination is sure to run wild.

What makes Heraklion Food Tour - The Best Dining Experience in the City unique?

There are many things that make our Cretan food tour unique. It's one of the best food tours in its category. For starters, our tour guide is a seasoned professional who is also a huge foodie. This means that you'll not only get to enjoy a range of delicious Cretan food, but you'll also learn all about the history and Cretan culture.
Another great thing about our tour is that it takes place in a traditional restaurant. This means that you'll get to experience authentic cuisine in a truly unique setting as you are going to learn about the Cretan diet. And, of course, you'll also have the opportunity to try a variety of different traditional dishes.

So if you're looking for an unforgettable culinary experience, then look no further than our Cretan food tour!

Heraklion Food Tour - The Best Dining Experience in the City Itinerary

Knossos Palace

Let your imagination soar as your knowledgeable guide tells historical tales while you construct images of a wonderful realm filled with fantastic figures.



You will learn about the well-known Cretan cuisine and visit off-the-beaten-path restaurants to sample regional specialties.

Central market

Try kalitsounia, a wonderful Cretan tiny pastry with a variety of fillings, as well as other regionally unique desserts. Υou can search for many shops among tourist crowds for greek coffee and local wine and many other traditional local delicacies. (traditional pie bites , Cretan cheese e.t.c)

Organic small honey shop

There you can taste cheese of your choice. Also, olive oil tasting is available while you are getting informed about different cretan herbs.

Traditional restaurant

The private gastronomy tour will end in a traditional restaurant where your culinary tour guide will expose you to a variety of delectable Cretan dishes.


  • All the food tasting

  • Local expert guide

  • Hotel pick up / drop off

  • All VAT & Taxes


  • Personal expenses and additiona orders

Things to know before booking

Transportation costs

The price is inclusive of transfers from/to Heraklion. If your accommodation is located outside Heraklion, please let us know by filling the "Customize Tour" form above.

This is a tour with a licensed expert guide

As we want to offer the best service to our guests, we have carefully selected expert licensed guides to ensure the best experience possible. Our team consists of a group of young professionals of high expertise in the fields of Archaeology, History or graduates of the official "Greek State School of Tour Guides". Hence, they are well-trained to share their knowledge with the public in an interesting and fun way. Their academic background works as a springboard immersing you in the wealth of Greek culture and holding your undivided attention for the whole duration of the tour. Despite the aforementioned assets though, it is their enthusiastic character and passion for their field of study that unquestionably guarantees you a memorable tour experience.

If you have any food allergies please let us know

Meeting Point

Private transfers from/to Heraklion with a luxury minivan is provided.

Cancelation Policy

The following cancellation policy applies:

  1. Cancellation 5 or more days prior to scheduled private Experience: Full refund ( Free cancellation)
  2. Cancellation 3-4 days prior to scheduled private Experience: 50% refund
  3. Cancellation 1-2 days prior to scheduled private Experience or No Show: No refund



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