Guided tour

Heraklion Wine Country Tour

Activity provider: Crete Wine Escapes

Heraklion Wine Country Tour

Activity provider: Crete Wine Escapes

From US$ 198.30 per person

Tour two Cretan wineries in Heraklion, and learn all the secrets of winemaking. Enjoy a commented wine tasting and indulge in a fantastic wine and food pairing experience with typical Cretan dishes.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Savor the flavors of 11 different wine samples
  • Visit two wineries and vineyards
  • Enjoy a food and wine pairing Cretan lunch
  • Sightsee in Heraklion's wine country
  • Spend the day with your private wine guide and sommelier
Full description
The region of Heraklion is the largest wine region of Crete where most wineries are located and holds the biggest number of Protected Denominations of Origin for winemaking. Hop on board of our van for this exciting wine tour, where you will dive into the world of Cretan indigenous grapes and explore some of the region’s most beautiful sceneries and vineyards. You will visit two authentic Cretan wineries, their vineyards and cellar and learn about their story, tradition, and philosophy. After the full wine tasting at the first winery, you will indulge in an amazing wine and food pairing lunch experience at the second winery, with a typical Cretan lunch prepared for you by a local taverna. We will pick you up and drop you off with the other guests at a central meeting point, GDM Megaron Hotel, in Heraklion City Center.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from a central meeting point (GDM Megaron Hotel parking)
  • Visit 2 wineries, their vineyard, and facilities
  • Taste a total of 11 wines
  • Taste 6 wines at the first winery with homemade organic olive oil and rusks
  • Privately guided wine pairing experience with 5 wines and 5 traditional dishes
  • Private wine guide for professional commentary
  • All fees, taxes and insurances
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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