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The Real Cretan Cooking Experience provided by Fabulous Crete

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 20-07-04 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-04 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Rowena C wrote a review Sep. 16
4 contributions
This cooking class was a holiday highlight for us on our week in Crete - everyone hosting was fantastic and made the experience special and memorable for us. The food of course was delicious and we particularly enjoyed learning about traditional Greek culture and history in
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Date of experience: September 2020
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holed2 wrote a review Sep. 9
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The best part besides the wonderful food was the culture and History of Crete. While you are cooking traditional recipes you also get to hear stories of the history of the house and lands surrounding you. It is like getting two or three tours in one. The scenery cannot be
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Monty1296, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at The Real Cretan Cooking Experience
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Dear holed2, Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor! We appreciate your kind words and the fact that you had such a great time with us! We hope to see you again! Kind Regards,
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Anaisa wrote a review Sep. 8
Linköping, Sweden5 contributions2 helpful votes
Far beyond a cooking experience, it's a quick sample of Cretan culture, history and geography! Delicious and simple lacto-vegetarian food, curious wines, a mini-museum, dinner under the stars and very kind hosts!
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Response from Monty1296, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at The Real Cretan Cooking Experience
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Dear anaisav2017, Milion thanks for this great review! The hosts and the rest of the team are very happy that you had such a nice experience! Kind regards,
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Luke A wrote a review Sep. 7
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What a wonderful evening with Yannis, learning about Cretan culture, history, and enjoying fabulous food. The setting is incredible, with gorgeous views in the mountains, and lots of variety in activities. I would highly recommend this tour for anyone looking for a unique
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Monty1296, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at The Real Cretan Cooking Experience
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear LukeaS6767WU, We thank you so much for this nice review! Yannis is delighted with your very kind words and we are all very glad that you loved the tour that much! We hope to see you again in the future for even more experiences! Kind Regards,
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JuanPierre12 wrote a review Sep. 5
Terschuur, The Netherlands1 contribution1 helpful vote
Informative, fun and friendly host. Learned a ton about Greek culture, tradition, history and food. Would recommend to anyone...
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Monty1296, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at The Real Cretan Cooking Experience
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Dear JuanPierre12, Thank you so much for trusting us and posting this kind review on Trip Advisor. We are looking forward to seeing you again and live another unique experience together! Best Regards
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About the operator

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By: Fabulous Crete
johannao53
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Great fun trikking in Chania
Such a fun way to see the old town and get your bearings and not as hot as walking! Children loved it! Highly recom
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AttilaLorandF
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Great introduction to Cretan traditions and to the local atmosphere
Nice trip, the visited places were carefully chosen and the driver/guide gave us interesting information about Cret
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Maryke L
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Brilliant day out!
I can highly recommend this tour. Very well organised with a brilliant guide who shares a wealth of knowledge while
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NickBezuidenhout
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Extremely knowledgeable and entertaining guide
The guide usually makes or breaks a tour like this. We couldn't have wished for a better guide than Ioannis/Giannis
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586evis
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A remarkable and worthspend evening :)
I really enjoyed the trikke tour and the strolling around the old town of Chania. Maria,my tour quide, was very fri
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acscordis
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Fantastic experience!!
Very interesting tour, with a guide who was intelligent, charismatic and well spoken. Honestly, if you can just do
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naramukerji
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If you're looking for a wine and olive oil tour, this is the one to go on!
Due to covid-19, we were collected in a minivan and there were only 5 of us in total including the guide, Giannis.
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drmarquez1215
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Such a great experience!
This is a must do in Chiana! Ionnis picked us up right in front of our hotel and gave us a fabulous tour of the isl
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daniilshipilin
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Fabulous tour!
This trip was amazing. We've got a plenty of time to taste delicious Cretan wines and also our guide Yannis told ab
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RalfBeckJoergensen
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Fantastic Tour
I can't recommend this tour highly enough. Visit two wineries where one also produce olive oil, that you will taste
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_S4190XU
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fantastic day
We really enjoyed our day with the rental bikes! You get around faster and farther than on foot, see more of the ci
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Γιάννης Σ
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Aptera area over Souda Bay
On the top of this hill or better say low mountain yoy have an impressive view of Souda bay specially under the Aug
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wendycraignz
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7 Villages of Apokoronas
Wonderful! From my pickup near my apartment in Nea Chora to being dropped back at the end, the tour was well organ
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TandTfamily29621
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This is the real Deal!
We highly recommend doing this tour. My husband, and 2 kids (10,14), and I had a tour with Mr. Dimitris on Dec 30,
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Meredith R
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Zoe is great!
We loved our trikke ride today with Zoe! We learned so much about Old Town Chania and had a lovely time chatting w
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  • Languages Offered: English
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