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Food Odyssey, A Historical Culinary Tour of Chania provided by Greek Culinary History & Cooking Adventures

Food Odyssey, A Historical Culinary Tour of Chania

Food Odyssey, A Historical Culinary Tour of Chania
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About
Travel off the beaten tourist path on this 4 hour delicious culinary adventure with an experimental archaeologist- food historian, Gourmand World Cookbook Award Winner. Get a glimpse of Chania gastronomy and society and satisfy your appetite for fascinating food history, food politics and culture with delectable tastings. Following the trails 'carved' by the Arabs, Jews, Venetians, Ottomans, Greeks from Asia Minor and other immigrants who have passed through Chania, adding their flavors to the local cuisine, you will experience a multisensory food event and  delicacies from one-of-a-kind specialty food shops while enjoying the opportunity to understand better the culinary history of the city and how the locals eat.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 62576P1
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Field expert
  • A wide variety of local delicacies
  • Historic foods
  • Meal
  • Multi-sensory food experience
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Crete
  • Entry/Admission - Municipal Market of Chani
  • Entry/Admission - Old Venetian Harbor
  • Entry/Admission - Crete
  • Entry/Admission - Crete
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Duration
4h
Departure details
  • Kidonias 29, Chania 731 35, Greece In front of Chania Town Hall
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Casual dress, comfortable shoes and clothing recommended
  • Please advise of any food restrictions (e.g. allergies) upon booking. Your guide will do the best to accommodate your specific needs
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Food tastings are subject to change without notice
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to bad weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Inclusions
  • Field expert
  • A wide variety of local delicacies
  • Historic foods
  • Meal
  • Multi-sensory food experience
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Crete
  • Entry/Admission - Municipal Market of Chani
  • Entry/Admission - Old Venetian Harbor
  • Entry/Admission - Crete
  • Entry/Admission - Crete
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Departure details
  • Kidonias 29, Chania 731 35, Greece In front of Chania Town Hall
Duration
4h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Casual dress, comfortable shoes and clothing recommended
  • Please advise of any food restrictions (e.g. allergies) upon booking. Your guide will do the best to accommodate your specific needs
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Food tastings are subject to change without notice
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to bad weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Kidonias 29
    Kidonias 29, Chania 731 35, Greece
    In front of Chania Town Hall
    See address & details
  • 1
    Chania Town
    Stop: 40 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    bougatsa Chania
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Municipal Market of Chani
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 4
    Chania Town
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 5
    Old Venetian Harbor
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 6
    Splantzia Square
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 7
    Splanzia
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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By: Greek Culinary History & Cooking Adventures
razamanaz
razamanaz
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Very interesting tour
Thanks to Mariana we had unforgettable excursion into the world of smells and aromas, tastes and touches of Chania
lovelygreece
lovelygreece
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Bites of Chania
We enjoyed the tour with Mariana a lot. We started the tour with a breakfest where we had a mountain tea for the fi
Henie29
Henie29
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A meal that made history come alive!
Our knowledgeable and gracious hostess, Mariana, walked us through food preparation reaching back from Neolithic to
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What a wonderful surprise!
When I booked the Byzantine cooking class for myself , my husband and my 16th year old son I really was not sure w
Ella M
Ella M
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Wild greens and greek doughs
Mariana is an extremely knowledgeable food historian. Her classes are fascinating, this is the second class I've ta
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The best tour I ever had in Greece.
Early in August my wife and I had the opportunity to join Mariana and explore Chania through senses while delving
Noodlebee
Noodlebee
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Great excursion
We thoroughly enjoyed our food tour throughout Chania. A nice mix of history and culture with many great tastes.
Georgia T
Georgia T
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Cooking adventure
Mariana offers an insightful view of Greek civilization through food using replicas of ancient cooking pots and ove
adagreen2017
adagreen2017
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Unforgettable experiences!
Mariana is a wonderful teacher and guide. We are 5 friends and we took the ancient Greek cooking lesson and the the
geetashaw
geetashaw
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Greek food history
It was really interesting and The food was delicious however I wished it was more hands on. She was lovely and know
Dan B
Dan B
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Learned a lot, ate a lot!
Mariana was a wonderful teacher and guide. I learned a lot about about Greek and Cretan culinary history while we
janhZ7956ZM
janhZ7956ZM
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Good time
We had a nice time. We were the only 2 because it was not a scheduled course. We had a great time talking and eatin
annadrou
annadrou
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Everything about Greek historical food! A treasure of knowledge by an experimental archaeologist -food historian
We found Mariana somewhat accidentally and we thank our good luck for it. If you want to know more about the Greek
shebray
shebray
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Village Life and Cookery
Went via Crete Holiday Buddy, who organise trips. This was lovely. We picked our own food and then it was cooked fo
annadelh
annadelh
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Fascinating food history courses.
I’m thoroughly fascinated with Mariana's cooking courses. I took two of them and I enjoyed the entire process, from
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