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The Real Cretan Cooking Experience

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Overview
Join us and live an incredible journey through the Cretan cuisine and culture...  Tour Highlights • Introduction and welcome drink • Vegetable picking from the family garden • Cooking class of traditional Cretan recipes • Experience the use of the old wood-oven • Hear the stories and origins behind each dish • Wine tasting combined with cheese platters in Cretan varieties • Tour around the theme rooms of the family house • Introduction of the Cretan weaving tradition • Admire extraordinary artifacts of the past and learn about the Cretan way of life in the previous centuries • Feel part of a local family inside an embracing environment • Enjoy the spectacular front and rear view of the cottage to the sea and the mountain • Savor the freshly made dinner along with good Cretan wine
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Stop At: Melidoni, Melidoni, Apokoronas, Chania Prefecture, Crete
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Important Information
Departure Point
GS Tours Chania, Episkopou Chrisanthou 37, Chania 731 32, Greece
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • English speaking, local driver/guide
  • Wine & Food tasting
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan/minibus
  • Small-group cooking class
  • Use of apron and cooking utensils
  • All ingredients for your lunch
  • Commemorative gifts
  • Recipes & photos taken on tour are sent electronically via e-mail
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is comfortable clothing - good shoes
  • Please check the pick up areas before you book this tour.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ali B. wrote a review Oct. 2019
1 contribution2 helpful votes
Without a doubt, this experience was the most memorable and special part of our 12-day honeymoon. We spent three days on three islands, and this day stuck out above all others. Yanis was less of a driver/tour guide/translator and more of a PROFESSOR during our journey. The
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Monty1296, Guest Relations Manager at The Real Cretan Cooking Experience
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear alimbryson, This is one of the most fabulous reviews we've ever read. Million thanks for taking the time to post it on TripAdvisor! We love having people like you on our tours and it would have been a great pleasure to see you again in the not so distant future! Kindest Regards,
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TravellingCoral wrote a review Oct. 2019
137 contributions41 helpful votes
+3
I thoroughly recommend this experience if you love good food, great company and like cooking. We were transported from our hotel in a comfortable vehicle along with 6 others to a farmhouse location situated in the mountains above Chania. Before cooking we were welcomed in the
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Monty1296, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at The Real Cretan Cooking Experience
Responded 15 Oct. 2019
Dear TravellingCoral, We, honestly can't thank you enough for this detailed and amazing review! We are extremely delighted that you liked that much the tour you had with us and we really hope that we will have the chance to show you more of our island in the future! Kind Regards,
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Maureen wrote a review Oct. 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
This is a fabulous excursion! The host was excellent, the cook was knowledgeable, cheerful and relaxed. The preparation and cooking was informative and fun (for experienced and inexperienced cooks). At the end of the evening we enjoyed the delicious meal. Definitely recommend
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Monty1296, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at The Real Cretan Cooking Experience
Responded 15 Oct. 2019
Dear Traveler288449, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor and recommending us. We hope to see you again in the future and show you even more of our fabulous island! Kindest Regards,
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Sheena Sapida Lazansky wrote a review Oct. 2019
5 contributions
We stayed in Rethymno and drove about 45 mins to the meeting point. We got picked up by van and got to meet the fellow tourist. Van is very clean and our driver who is also the guide/translator/helper is very nice and knowledgeable man. There were only 8 of us in the class which
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Monty1296, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at The Real Cretan Cooking Experience
Responded 15 Oct. 2019
Dear sheenasapida, Saying thank you, for this very detailed and fabulous review, is not enough! Your satisfaction is our goal and we are very glad we achieved that. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards,
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Abby B wrote a review Oct. 2019
8 contributions1 helpful vote
+4
If you are thinking about this experience, do yourself a HUGE favor, and BOOK IT! This was the most amazing experience ! The trip was a little long to get to the house, but once we were there the views were breathtaking! We viewed the garden, fed the goats, had a lovely wine
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Monty1296, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at The Real Cretan Cooking Experience
Responded 1 Oct. 2019
Dear Abby B, Thank you so much for this great review. I think we should use it as an advertisement! :-) What you describe is exactly what we want to offer to our guests and we are delighted with the fact that you loved this experience that much! We hope to see you again in the future, laugh again and enjoy everything together! Kind Regards,
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  • Duration: 6h
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