• Duration: 5 hours
  • Easy
  • Electronic Voucher

  • Meet on location
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Description

On this private and exclusive tour, dive into the world of Crete’s indigenous grapes, explore some of the region’s most beautiful scenery and vineyards, lightly trek to ancient wine presses, hidden Byzantine churches and taste some of the best wines that Crete has to offer. Explore two authentic Cretan wineries, their vineyards and cellars while learning their stories. Finally, indulge in a full wine and Cretan lunch pairing at a winery, one of the healthiest cuisines of the Mediterranean.
The itineraries in Heraklion wine zone are designed exclusively based on your wine profile and set for you personally prior to the tour.The region of Heraklion is the largest wine region of Crete where the majority of wineries are situated. 

Itinerary

Wineries & Ancient Presses

We start our escape with a wine tasting under the olive tree in the picturesque vineyards of Lyrarakis. Their full range is on offer for tasting along with a show and tell around the property.

We'll also be visiting hidden gems in and around the area such as Byzantine churches and historical monuments.

Biodynamic wine pairing with lunch

Next, we visit the Paterianakis sisters to explore their winery, taste their low intervention biodynamic wines and sit down for a lunch with wine pairing.

What's included

Visit 2 wineries & their vineyards
Taste 11 different wines
5 courses traditional Cretan meal
Private Wine Guide
Cotton tote bag
Bottled water
Private wine guide (Diploma level)

What do I need to bring

Warm clothes for Spring and Autumn.

Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses for Summer.

Comfortable walking shoes.

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No public transportation nearby
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Not recommended for people with back problems

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • CULINARY
  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR

Guided Language

  • English
  • Francaise

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