Days 3-9. Crete

Announcement Date: 16/05/2017
  • While in Crete, we will learn the principles of the island’s celebrated diet through daily cooking lessons with skilled chefs and visits to artisanal producers of honeys, cheeses, and olive oils.
  • In Chania, we will tour the town’s Venetian harbor and food and spice market, and visit one of the top wineries on the island for a tasting and dinner. Guests will also have the opportunity to pick fresh mountain greens and prepare a delicious Cretan meal with these and other local ingredients.
  • From Chania, transfer by luxury bus to the center of the island, where we will visit an important Minoan palace and tour the charming seaside town of Rethymnon. In Rethymnon, guests will have the opportunity to participate in a hands-on cooking lesson and wine tasting at one of Crete’s most acclaimed restaurants, known for its devotion to organic, locally sourced ingredients.
  • Accommodations: Luxury boutique hotels in Old Town Chania and Arkadi.