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Historic & Traditional Crete Luxury Small Group Experience provided by Elissos Travelling Philosophy

Historic & Traditional Crete Luxury Small Group Experience

Historic & Traditional Crete Luxury Small Group Experience
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
7h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
10
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    7h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Group size:
    10
  • Near public transportation
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
In this experience, you will find out all about the traditional Architecture, Life and Customs of Crete. You will explore ancient rural crafts and arts still practiced on the island and find out about the Orthodox Religion and Church Architecture. Some of this Tour Highlights are: - The Folk Art museum - Workshops of rural crafts and handicrafts such as sheep bells making and basket weaving. - The honey workshop, where you will explore the honey processing and production. - Tasting local wine, extra virgin olive oil and olives, local raki and herbal tea among other products and local delicacies. - A unique Cooking Class and Meal at a local's House.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7h
  • 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
German, English
What to expect
  • In a traditional village, you will experience the traditional architecture of Crete today, explore some of the most ancient professions of the island still practiced in the most authentic areas of Crete, you will find out about the orthodox religion and church architecture and taste unique Cretan traditional products. A cooking lesson at a local’s house will follow. You will prepare and cook yourselves several traditional dishes and you will find out all about the Cretan traditional Cuisine. You will then be hosted at the local’s house for lunch on a 3 Course meal, based on organic products of their own production.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
German, English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • In a traditional village, you will experience the traditional architecture of Crete today, explore some of the most ancient professions of the island still practiced in the most authentic areas of Crete, you will find out about the orthodox religion and church architecture and taste unique Cretan traditional products. A cooking lesson at a local’s house will follow. You will prepare and cook yourselves several traditional dishes and you will find out all about the Cretan traditional Cuisine. You will then be hosted at the local’s house for lunch on a 3 Course meal, based on organic products of their own production.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 67392P8
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • An Official Licensed Tour Guide
  • Transportation on a Premium Class Vehicle, with a Professional Driver
  • Local Products Tasting
  • Cooking Class
  • A 3 course Traditional Meal at a Local's House based on organic Products of their own Production.
  • All Entrance Tickets to Museums and Workshops
Duration
7h
Departure details
  • Rocca a Mare Fortress, Heraklion 712 02, Greece You are going to meet your guide and vehicle in front of Heraklion Venetian Fortress (Koule Fort). She/he will be holding a sign with the tour title and the company's name on.
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Inclusions
  • An Official Licensed Tour Guide
  • Transportation on a Premium Class Vehicle, with a Professional Driver
  • Local Products Tasting
  • Cooking Class
  • A 3 course Traditional Meal at a Local's House based on organic Products of their own Production.
  • All Entrance Tickets to Museums and Workshops
Departure details
  • Rocca a Mare Fortress, Heraklion 712 02, Greece You are going to meet your guide and vehicle in front of Heraklion Venetian Fortress (Koule Fort). She/he will be holding a sign with the tour title and the company's name on.
Duration
7h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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