Food ON Foot Heraklion

Food On foot tour

Walk around the city and enjoy some treat that locals choose to eat during their day in the town

€var/person
Outdoor experience 4-5 Hours 40+ min for private

Brief Description

Join us on a delectable journey through the heart of Heraklion, Crete, where we’ll explore the city’s vibrant culinary scene and savor some of the most beloved local delicacies.

Our adventure begins with a stroll through the charming streets of Heraklion, as we uncover hidden gems and iconic spots favored by locals. Along the way, we’ll immerse ourselves in the rich history and culture of Crete, learning about the traditions that have shaped its gastronomy.

Our first stop we indulge in a taste of bougatsa, a beloved Greek pastry filled with creamy custard and dusted with powdered sugar. This sweet treat delights the senses and offers a glimpse into the rich pastry tradition of Crete.

As we continue our culinary journey, we’ll sample the liquid gold of Crete – olive oil. No visit to Crete would be complete without trying kalitsounia, savory or sweet stuffed pastries that are a staple of Cretan cuisine. Delight in the delicate flavors of these handmade delights, filled with local cheeses, herbs, or honey.

 

 

 

Next, introduces us to the spirit of Crete with a tasting of Tsikoudia, a traditional Cretan distilled spirit known for its bold flavor and smooth finish. Accompanied by small plates of local specialties, we’ll experience the perfect pairing of flavors that highlight the region’s culinary diversity.

Finally, we culminate our food tour with a mouthwatering gyro experience. Sink your teeth into succulent slices of seasoned meat, wrapped in warm pita bread and topped with fresh vegetables and tangy tzatziki sauce. It’s the perfect finale to our culinary adventure in Heraklion.

Throughout our tour, our knowledgeable guide will share insights into the culinary traditions, ingredients, and stories behind each dish, offering a deeper appreciation for the flavors of Crete. Come hungry and leave with a newfound love for Cretan cuisine!

Walk Around the Venetian City

Walk through Heraklion city

Weather

Most days in Crete are sunny and warm. You are always advised to have with you a jacket just in case. This tour is 100% outdoors , the excursion may not run if weather conditions are not suitable

Eat,smell,experience

Try local treats from various producers and treat your self with a shot of Tsikoudia, the Cretan grape based alcoholic drink

Guided Tour

This tour can be offered in the following languages : English, German ,Spanish, Russian, Turkish, French

TRIP ITINERARY

A Complete excursion combining activities and experiences 100% outdoors . This excursion may not run if weather conditions do not permit.

Stop 1 :
Starting from 18 Agglous Square walk up the “avenue of dreams” 25 August street to reach your first stop
Stop 2 :
In the City Center you will get the chance to try , bougatsa, galaktoboureko, olive oil, local cretan herb tea. All of them located around the city’s heart!
Stop 3 :
Walking is great but find your self sitting in a small tapas spot where you will try small plates along with a lot of Tsikoudia! Don’t however get too full as a big surprise awaits towards the end of the tour ! Gyros!
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