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Heraklion city Walking and Tasting Tour

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Be a Local for a day. Be a Cretan for a day !!! On this tour you enjoy local products finger food, Raki and wine amidst Venetian monumental buildings. Visit, along with your expert Licensed Tour Guide, Heraklion’s major monuments; travel through time and its rich history. Discover the past and the present of a city that combines old with new.

Explore the Historical city center of Heraklion and Capital of Crete! The 7th labor of Hercules was performed here, the birthplace of El Greco and Nikos Kazantzakis.

Heraklion’s history with stories of its turbulent past and visits to its legendary churches, fountains, and monuments

The best example of the world famous Mediterranean diet is found in Crete. Discover with us the secrets of Cretans longevity.

Walk with us, the local side of Heraklion through its lesser-known streets, forgotten laneways, and old city Venetians walls.

WeGuide you to Heraklion the capital and largest city of Crete. Visit, along with your expert Tour Guide, Heraklion’s major monuments; travel through time and its rich history. Discover the past and the present of a city that combines old with new. Together we will discover the modern aspects of the Cretan Diet and how deeply it is connected to the history of the city.

It is no hardship to eat like a Cretan. The people of Crete eat well. Crete’s economy is based on agriculture, not only tourism. With its rich plains and valleys covered with olive trees and vineyards added to the abundance of the surrounding sea, Crete has an enviable food culture.

The wine and olive oil are locally produced, traditionally processed and wonderful. The warm, sunny climate is perfect for growing delicious fruits and vegetables, and the Cretans also raise sheep and goats for dairy products and meat. Their cheese and yogurt are fantastic, and their desserts are usually sweetened by fresh honey. This is a place where the ordinary food is truly extraordinary.

 

 

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