Private Taste of Chania

From $189.00/person to $378.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Private
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Active, Cuisine, Walking
Shore Excursion Duration 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Lunch is Included.
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable, smart, casual appropriate clothing to attend a private home plus comfortable walking shoes.
Restrictions Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Private Taste of Chania

Visitors to Crete won't be disappointed if they're seeking typical Greek dishes. But, beyond the standard Greek favorites, Crete has its own food traditions which are often made with fresh locally sourced ingredients. Chania is one of the best places in all of Greece for food as is known as the ultimate food lover's paradise.

Chania is known for its people, its hospitality and its produce. Join your local, knowledgeable and friendly guide, who is a food expert on this 3-hour immersive, private food walking tour and explore all your senses while you taste delicious Greek food. Explore with your guide their favorite spots in Chania while strolling leisurely through the backstreets and lesser-known pockets of the city, that only the locals know about. In between the exploring you will sample Cretan specialties and will also learn about the art of filo making.

After a short, approximately 15 minute drive from the port area, arrive at the first stop of your walking food tour. Start at the Platia Agoras and stroll through the local market to see the various products that the vendors specialize in. Then sample dairy products such as local cheese and other seasonal produce from passionate traders, who are proud to share their knowledge.

Next, visit a renowned bougatsa shop to taste the Cretan bougatsa (a traditional Greek pie with a creamy custard and a light phyllo). Here you will also learn about the art of traditional filo pastry making by hand.

Then visit a traditional Kafeneio (coffee house) and sample some coffee and loukoumades (the Greek version of donuts) while you learn more about the different Greek cakes and biscuits on display.

Your experience ends with a light lunch at the most iconic Cretan souvlaki shop. What could be better while in Crete? A spectacular introduction to this beautiful port city and a true taste of the island awaits when you book this experience, making for what could be the highlight of your entire cruise!