Exclusive Food Tour Heraklion

Explore Heraklion and taste the best of what the city has to offer. The tour is provided and organized in a way that you will taste the local food , street food delicacies and traditional Cretan cuisine in the best tavernas and restaurants of Heraklion city.

During our walking tour in the city of Heraklion we will stop in various places to taste the local food and we will visit two restaurants . We will also explain and guide you through the main highlights of the city and the must see places for nightlife in Heraklion.

Meeting point to start the tour is Elefterias square / once you book we will provide accurate information – or if you choose the transportation arrangements we will pick you up from the location you will specify ( hotel or accommodation )

Cretan Rusk (double baked dehydrated bread), bread sticks
Cretan cheese ( anthotyros , aged graviera )
Cretan sausage
Smoked pork
Tomato croquets
Cretan pasta / or rice cooked traditionally
Herb pies
Local wine
Raki / distilled ripe fermented grapes
Dolmades (stuffed vine leaves – or zucchini flowers)
Lamb or pork cooked traditionally
Cretan desserts and local parties.

If some of the options  / products are not available due to the season , we will replace it with a seasonal traditional dish .

General Info

This exclusive food tour of Heraklion offers you the chance of enjoying local delicacies and traditional local cuisine, in the best restaurants, tavernas and pastry shops of the city . It is a walking tour that takes you to the best places in Heraklion . At the end of the tour , you can stay and enjoy your drink and the nightlife of the city. The locations vary depending on the season, so is the exact menu offered.

Available every day 18.30 ( except Weekends ) all year around.

The tour is available at noon ( for lunch ) upon request – contact us.

Important: You need to inform us about any restrictions , food allergies or intolerances to gluten, spices , herbs , etc

Cost: 150 euro per person (minimum 2 pax – 300euro per couple )


  • Services of a professional licensed qualified guide
  • Walking guided tour of the Heraklion city center
  • Invoice will be provided by our travel agency
  • Audio tour guide system
  • VAT (24%) and all taxes
  • All snacks and food offered during the tour.
  • The tour takes place in selected restaurants and taverns, bakeries and pastry shops in Heraklion where we sample food and variety of local delicacies and products.

Not included

  • Any extra drinks/ refreshments / wine / beer – if someone wishes to order.
  • Transportation not included (transportation can be arranged upon request though) – The meeting point is the central square of Heraklion – Eleyfterias Square.
  • Personal expenses and gratuities
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