Countryside of Crete and Ida Mountain: wine, olives, cheese and a historic village
Price in euro
1 - 4 people 750 €
5 - 6 people 850 €
7 - 16 people 150 € pp
When: Daily May to October, if weather permits.
Languages: Greek, English, French, German, Italian, Russian
Duration: Approximately 8-9 hours.
Meeting Point: Liberty square (Heraklion downtown), or your hotel on request. Return to the meeting point.
Dress Code: Casual, hat, walking shoes, warm clothes in early spring, sunblock
Including: Transfer to the meeting point and back, the services of a professional qualified guide, entry fares, a meal in Anogeia and bottled water.
Walking Difficulty: Easy, recommended to everyone.
Rest Rooms/ WC: Yes
This unique programme focuses on Cretan countryside south and west of Heraklion town, the changing scenery, the wine and olive oil production as well as the traditional way of producing cheese.
We will visit the next village, , where the family oil press is located; we will discuss olives and extra virgin olive oil.
From here we will continue westbounds, to the historic village of on the east slope of Idis mountain. Some locals still wear the traditional Cretan attire and offer their warm hospitality to their guests.
After the exquisite local lamb meal, we will continue the mountainous path to the heart of Idis to meet the shepherds, in their lodgings –mitata- and participate in producing cheese the traditional way.
- This tour does not include tips to the guides and drivers or miscellaneous personal expenses
- The tour can be done in other languages upon request, apart from those mentioned.