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Full Day Bygone Crete Cooking Class Adventure

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$171.96

Spend a day in the great outdoors, exploring the rich Cretan culture, villages, and hiking trails that don’t see too many tourists. We’ll visit a medieval town, pass through the oldest olive groves in the Mediterranean, see iconic historic sites,  learn the culinary secrets of the island, with a hands on cooking class, explore an abandoned monastery, and even trek through a gorge! Adventures await!
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. A hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses are must-haves in the summer
- This is a child-friendly tour
- Small group of a maximum of 12 people
- Please inform us upon booking of your preferred meeting point; Chania or Rethymnon city.
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: Your tour promotes rural tourism, which supports deep-rooted traditions and local economies that don't generally benefit from tourism.
- You'll meet a local family in their traditional home who preserve the traditional way of living and the customs of the area.
- You'll also visit a family farm where you'll participate in a hands-on cooking class and learn about local products and traditional cooking techniques.
- Your tour also supports traditional ways of cooking that could be lost if not preserved.
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Our guides and drivers are always conscious and provide our guests with masks and sanitizers.

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Stop At: Asteri, Asteri, Rethymnon Prefecture, Crete

We visit a local cultural museum and enjoy a coffee and a guided tour of the premises from the owner.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Municipal Market of Chania, Pl. Agoras 69, Chania 731 32, Greece

The Public Market is located at the centre of the city, on central market square.
Your guide will be standing outside the market, on the left, holding an Urban Adventures sign. You will walk together to our vehicle.



Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Monastery of Arkadi, Arkadi, Rethymnon, Crete 74100 Greece

Our next stop is one of the island’s most famous landmarks. You’ll also have time to take a tour within its walls and admire the refectory, the museum, an icon shop, as well as the religious edifices.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Amari, Amari, Rethymnon Prefecture, Crete

Visit a 3 generations family-run farm where we’ll participate in a hands-on cooking class in a picturesque mountaintop village. Discover all the techniques required to make the perfect Cretan meal.

While our meal is slowly being cooked in the wood-fired oven, we will head out to discover the herbs and flora of the region, visit one of the oldest olive trees in the world and explore an abandoned monastery.

Enjoy your meal back at the farm.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: St. Anthony Gorge (Gorge of Patsos), Patsos, Crete 740 61 Greece

Walkthrough one of the most beautiful gorges in Crete. We’ll venture and explore for about half an hour through lush, green scenery and along running waters — to make room for some traditional Cretan sweets and raki, of course!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Patsos, Patsos, Rethymnon Prefecture, Crete

Enjoy some local sweets with Raki shots before we take the road back to your hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

Departure:

Departure point:

1: Municipal Market of Chania, Pl. Agoras 69, Chania 731 32, Greece
2: Church Of Four Martyrs, Gerakari 6, Rethymno 741 00, Greece

Traveler pickup is offered
Chania: Chania Municipal Market 8:15 AM

Rethymnon: Square of the Four Martyrs in the centre 9:30 AM

Departure time:

8:15 AM

Duration:

11 hours

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Terms and Conditions:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Full Day Bygone Crete Cooking Class Adventure
Overview:

Spend a day in the great outdoors, exploring the rich Cretan culture, villages, and hiking trails that don’t see too many tourists. We’ll visit a medieval town, pass through the oldest olive groves in the Mediterranean, see iconic historic sites,  learn the culinary secrets of the island, with a hands on cooking class, explore an abandoned monastery, and even trek through a gorge! Adventures await!

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$171.96

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