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Great introduction to Cretan life, culture, and food!

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Crete. The guides and locals that we met were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bethesda, Maryland
Tour the Vilages with Vamos Village

We took this tour in May 2018, it was myself, my 20yo son, 30yo daughter and 7yo grandaughter, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“goat bells”(4 reviews)
We will first go to the local cheese maker,where we we watch Yannis on duty...(Available : 01/11 to 14/06) or We start from the local Olive Oil factory where the specialist will demonstrate the olive oil production process...(Available : 15/06 to...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Vamos Apokorona, Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
+30 2825 022190
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

This tour is well worth going on , you get to see fantastic places you wouldn't find by yourself. The guide George is great fun and very good company , he is a local man and a mine of information about the area and its...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Crete. The guides and locals that we met were informative and entertaining. We would definitely do another tour again!

Thank jbiml
Vamos V, Staff at Visit the Local Producers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your feedback! Warm greetings from Vamos...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took this tour in May 2018, it was myself, my 20yo son, 30yo daughter and 7yo grandaughter, and was one of our highlights of our 2 week vacation on Crete. Our first stop was the modern farm for Olive Oil and Essential Oils, this...More

Thank ALCM48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We buy locally at home, so were interested in learning about some of Crete's local industries. This trip was well organized and intimate, personal, not touristy. George drove my daughter and I for the day and (other travelers drove themselves) and was entertaining and heartfelt....More

Thank Explorer735881
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great day out.... very interesting visits to a variety of different producers... essential oils, cheese maker, goat bell maker lovely hospitality everywhere plus a great meal in a taverna in the mountains.... our guide had lots of interesting stories and facts to share...More

Thank 69sheen
Reviewed 4 September 2018

My husband and I did the "Visit the Local Producers" tour in early September and really enjoyed our experience. We visited a local olive oil producer, essential oils and herbs producer, a 14th century Byzantine church, a producer of sheep and goat bells, and had...More

Thank Molly S
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This was a really interesting day out and allowed us to see new aspects of the Cretan countryside. The insight into olive oil production was well presented and we were very impressed with Litsa and her modern take on traditional mountain herbs. We have stopped...More

Thank Fiona O
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This was a great outing, our guide George was funny, interesting and very knowledgeable. The ride up the mountain was amazing ! Learned a lot about Crete and Olive Oil production. Wonderful views from the taverna where we enjoyed a great meal. Again the staff...More

Thank klc09
Vamos V, Staff at Visit the Local Producers, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you very much for your feedback! Hope to see you in our village soon again! :)

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Well worth the money. Visited a cheese factory, goat and sheep bell maker, olive oil factory, mountain taverna where we saw Krikri- the wild goats and ate excellent local cuisine.

Thank Maggi1949
Vamos V, Guest Relations Manager at Visit the Local Producers, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback! Seems you really enjoyed the Visiting the Local producers tour and we are excited about that! Wish to see you another time in our village...

Reviewed 7 August 2017

My family and friends (a total group of 11, including four children and an infant) joined this tour that took in local producers of olive oil, herbs and essential oils, hand-made goat bells and honey, as well as a visit to a spectacular Byzantine church...More

1  Thank spacekatz
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Well worth the money for a great trip out into the countryside. We found the trip online before our visit and paid at the tourist information office in Vamos. Small groups of six or eight people is ideal. George is a friendly and knowledgable guide...More

1  Thank AngelaO099
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