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Vamos Apokorona, Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
+30 2825 022190
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Loved Cretan food, specially the dry bread with herbs and tomatoes. The best Greek food I've... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2012
Simply Wonderful

Simply Wonderful freshly made and lots of choice, we also buy it for home use but it was even... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2012
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We will first go to the local cheese maker,where we we watch Yannis on duty...(Available : 01/11 to 14/06) or We start from the local Olive Oil factory where the specialist will demonstrate the olive oil production process...(Available : 15/06 to 30/10) Then we drive to the 14th century Byzantine church in the heart of a ravine... We continue with the visit to the last person in Apokoronas, who makes sheep and goat bells... We then visit the authentic, old olive-press, the last one left nowadays in Apokoronas, where Leonidas still produces his bio olive oil! We see his wild goats known worldwide as "kri-kri" (a unique chance, because these animals are rarely seen) and we have our meal at his tavern, cooked by his wife...
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Vamos Apokorona, Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
+30 2825 022190
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

Loved Cretan food, specially the dry bread with herbs and tomatoes. The best Greek food I've tasted.

Thank purreedy
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Simply Wonderful freshly made and lots of choice, we also buy it for home use but it was even better fresh at the location.

Thank Pete_Irving_511
Reviewed October 4, 2012

This trip really made our holiday. The content was excellent and interesting and the food and wine at the taverna just kept on coming. As we were in an apartment we ate out every night in various tavernas but this one was vastly superior to...More

1  Thank pat c
Reviewed September 17, 2012

As my wife was pregnant, we could not do the usual combination, but the tourist office was very accommodating in creating a new combination on a different day in the week even as well! The owner of the visitor center (George) was our guide for...More

Thank EricWout
Reviewed August 29, 2012

Cretian bread and cheese is a delight but definitely not good for the waist line. Their bakeries bake fresh bread daily and you can have it straight from the oven. The cheese is available from the local supermarkets and is totally addictive, just add oil...More

Thank Anissarus
Reviewed July 30, 2012

Very good food and a lot of it for less money.The modern tavernas are not as good as the traditional ones. They do not reflect the Greek tradition of food

Thank Leif K
Reviewed July 26, 2012

It was very interesting to see how the bread and the cheese were made, and the people there made us so welcome and invited us to taste all their products.

1  Thank Harcourt12
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