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The most enjoyable day of our trip

My 30 year old daughter, Meg, and I did this trip with Artemis visiting the local cheese maker... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
andrewwray83
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Lions Bay, Canada
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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 1 November 2018
jbiml
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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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 30 year old daughter, Meg, and I did this trip with Artemis visiting the local cheese maker, olive oil producer, vineyard and bell maker and it was a wonderful day. Artemis was full of information and loved to engage in stories of all things...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Vamos V, Staff at Visit the Local Producers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Andrew & Meg! Hope to see you again in one of our local activities! Hugs from Vamos

Reviewed 1 November 2018

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!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Vamos V, Staff at Visit the Local Producers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

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

Reviewed 30 October 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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