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Heraklion Private Food Tour – Discover the Delicious Culture of Crete

  • From 85€/person
  • 4 Hours
  • Heraklion


  • Discover Cretan culture by eating at regional restaurants and traditional delicacies
  • Taste traditional Cretan food
  • Enjoy raki and local wine while enjoying up to 15 tastes of authentic Cretan cuisine
  • An expert local foodie guide
  • Discover the amazing Heraklion food market

Heraklion Private Food Tour - Discover the Delicious Culture of Crete At a Glance

If you're looking to discover the amazing food and culture of Crete, then look no further than the Heraklion Private Food Tour! You'll enjoy up to 15 tastes of authentic Cretan cuisine at local restaurants and traditional delicacies, all while learning about the culture and history of this beautiful island. And of course, no food tour would be complete without sampling some of the local raki and wine! With an expert local foodie guide, you're guaranteed to have a delicious and enlightening experience.

Heraklion Private Food Tour - Discover the Delicious Culture of Crete In Detail

If you're looking to get a taste of the local culture on your trip to Crete, there's no better way than to enjoy some of the region's traditional cuisine. With a Heraklion private food tour, you'll have the opportunity to sample a variety of authentic Cretan dishes, as well as local raki and wine.

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What makes Heraklion Private Food Tour - Discover the Delicious Culture of Crete unique?

There are many reasons to choose a Heraklion Private Food tour over other options. First of all, our tour is led by a local guide who is passionate about food and wine. You'll get to taste traditional Greek dishes as well as experience the city's vibrant food scene. In addition, we'll walk to some of the best restaurants in town, where you can sample the city's finest cuisine. We'll also visit local markets , so you can get a true taste of the city. And of course, our tour is completely private, so you can customize it to your own interests. Whether you're a foodie or a wine lover, we guarantee that you'll enjoy this Heraklion Private Food tour.

Heraklion Private Food Tour - Discover the Delicious Culture of Crete Itinerary

Heraklion Open Market

bougatsa crete | GreeceFoodiesA trip to the open market in Heraklion will signal the start of your intriguing culinary journey. Once you've met your local foodie guide, let them lead you around the vibrant streets of Heraklion until you find a traditional pastry store where you can sample the legendary "bougatsa" and the greatest cream pie in the town.

Old Market visit

cretan meze | GreeceFoodiesYour next stop will be the city's Old Market, where you may sample some wonderful cheeses. Enjoy a variety of Cretan cheeses from all over the island while learning about the island's rich cheese tradition from the culinary guide!

Greek honey tasting

crete food tours - lukumades | GreeceFoodiesFollowing that, your stroll will lead you to a small honey shop where you can learn about beekeeping and sample two distinct varieties of the region's aromatic honey!

Herbs and tea tasting experience

herbs and tea | GreeceFoodiesIn a nearby herb shop, discover the enormous range of diverse Cretan plants and sip on a cup of delectable tea flavored with herbs from the Cretan mountains. The traditional dessert of "loukoumades," a doughnut-like treat coated in honey or chocolate, that follows will leave even the pickiest guest in amazement, so be careful to save space for dessert!

Traditional Cretan food

Heraklion private food tour - greek food | GreeceFoodiesThe ideal place to experience the spectacular Cretan sunset is at a charming restaurant on Heraklion's Venetian Harbour. Enjoy traditional dishes like "Dakos," "Dolmadakia," and fresh fish as you watch the Aegean Sea and the sky collide in a kaleidoscope of color! Your meal will be followed by a classic dessert and raki, which will be the ideal cap to an ideal day!


  • All the food tasting

  • Local expert guide

  • All VAT & Taxes

  • Drinks

  • Walking tour


  • Hotel drop-off

  • Hotel pickup

  • Personal expenses and additiona orders

Things to know before booking

-Learn about Cretan gastronomy and taste traditional Cretan dishes
-Food tasting with local dishes, enjoy traditional greek cuisine
-A private tour or small group
-Gastronomy Tour provider:
-Not wheelchair accessible
-Adjustable to any food requirements you may have
-Near public transportation
-Most travelers can participate
-This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
-Food tours in Heraklion

Meeting Point

Pl. El. Venizelou, Iraklio 712 02, Greece

Cancelation Policy

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


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