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Visit the Local Producers

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Reviewed 5 June 2017
bergrbunch
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Great Neck, New York
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The Real Crete - Step back in time away from the crowds

Always a delight to spend time with George and all his associates in the villages around Vamos... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
777SarahB777
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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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Vamos Apokorona, Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Our guide, George, provided an extraordinary amount of information. His enthusiasm, knowledge and ability to bring us into his culture made our day both enlightening and fun.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank bergrbunch
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Always a delight to spend time with George and all his associates in the villages around Vamos. Such a diverse range of local products are made and sold in this area and there is always something new to learn about the complexities of this wonderful...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Where to start? The whole tour with our guide George was unforgettable!. If you want to see original places and experience a true Cretan environment, this is the trip for you. We learned about how olive oil, goat bells (yes, really!) and essential oils were...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Janetxx194
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

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank Timothy E
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Probably one of the best ways to experience authenticity away from the bustle of bigger cities and planned tours. The aromas are delectable and make sure you go with a healthy appetite. Although the food pretty much everywhere in Crete was amazing, it's something else...More

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank Amhelmy
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Super day with George at the cheese and bread making. After bread making we had a lovely greek lunch. We absolutely enjoyed the day. We do recommend it very much.

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank jane h
Reviewed 23 June 2013

loved the aromas of cooking and delicious taste of food. friendly staff in the tavernas drinks were lovely especially the Raki.

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank jean m
Reviewed 17 June 2013

every where you went they gave you fresh lovely bread with garlic butter or just butter nd dont for get there great olive oils

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank Frances m
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Loved Cretan food, specially the dry bread with herbs and tomatoes. The best Greek food I've tasted.

Date of experience: October 2012
Thank purreedy
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Simply Wonderful freshly made and lots of choice, we also buy it for home use but it was even better fresh at the location.

Date of experience: October 2012
Thank Pete_Irving_511
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