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Cooking lessons and Forest hiking, 8 hours

Cretan Cooking
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8 hrs
Availability : 1/4 - 31/10
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Max People : 8
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Cooking Lessons & Forest Hiking

Are you a cooking enthusiast? Then you should definitely choose this tour! In order to whet your appetite, this tour starts by visiting the Venetian castle surrounded by several winepresses, carved into the rock, believed to have been in use since Minoan times located right outside the village.

There we can enjoy the impressive absolute tranquility of nature among the olive groves in the valley. A little further right next to the precinct there is a small church of Zoodochos Pigi. After that, it is time for cooking!

You will attend cooking classes and learn how to cook traditional dishes (rich menu). The tavern is located in a small, picturesque & peaceful village, a few minutes away from Heraklion. Lunchtime enjoying all the delicacies we have cooked. The tour ends with a short hike through the grove of pines and firs, a forest famous for its pre-Minoan cemetery. Ideal place to relax and enjoy a refreshing drink.

Cooking Lessons & Hiking

Departure & Return Location

Pickup and return from your hotel

Pickup from City of Stay

Departure Time

Pickup time and details will be send to your email within 24 hours after your booking.

Price Includes

  • Transport vehicle
  • Pick-up and return of the customer to the place of accommodation
  • Experienced vehicle and tour guides
  • Tithe with seasonal fruits
  • Cooking Class
  • Lunch
  • Experience, fun, relaxation

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses

Available languages

  • English

What recommended to bring

  • Walking shoes
  • Jacket
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Water

Important information

  • At the time of booking please provide your hotel name and location. You will be notified be email about the exact pick-up details
  • The excursion is not suitable for people with mobility problems
Tour ages
  • Adults 13+ | 97 EUR
  • Child 4-12 yrs | 74 EUR
  • Infant 0-3 yrs | 15 EUR

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 48 hours in advance to receive a full refund



Venetian Castle

  • It was built after the liberation of Crete from the Arabs in 961 AD
  • During the Venetian rule, as in all of Crete, large quantities of Malvasia wine were produced here, one of the most famous wines in Europe at the time
  • Enjoy the tranquility of nature among the olive groves in the valley
  • Visit the old church of Zoodohos Pigi
  • Wild herbs picking
  • Quick stop for photos

Traditional tavern

  • Taking place near Heraklion, in a small graphical village
  • Learn how to cook traditional Cretan dishes (rich menu)
  • Lunch time enjoying all the delicacies we have cooked

Hiking at a small forrest

  • A walk in the wonderful, albeit artificial forest, next to one of the most important archaeological sites of Crete, will surely captivate you. The forest is located on the hill covered with pine and cypress trees.
  • A few meters away is the largest cemetery of the Aegean from prehistoric times.
  • In the artificial forest of Fourni, exists the largest cemetery of the Aegean, dating from the pre-Minoan period (2400 BC – 2200 BC).
  • The most important find is the discovery of the queen’s sarcophagus. Inside this tomb were found remains from the sacrifice of an ox and a horse as well as jewels of untold value.
  • Hiking
  • Wild herbs picking
  • Enjoy refreshing drinks
  • Cooking lesson from Ammoudara
  • Cooking lesson from Heraklion City
  • Cooking lesson from Kokkini Hani
  • Cooking lesson from Gournes
  • Cooking lesson from Gouves
  • Cooking lesson from Analipsi
  • Cooking lesson from Anissaras
  • Cooking lesson from Hersonissos
  • Cooking lesson from Piskopiano
  • Cooking lesson Koutouloufari
  • Cooking lesson from Stalis
  • Cooking lesson from Malia
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