Food & Walking Tour of Heraklion

Combine a guided walking tour of Heraklion with the experience of tasting delicacies and of local products of the island Crete.

Visit Heraklion – Experience and taste the real Crete.

Explore the city center, taste the  Cretan products and learn about the local cuisine.

Let us guide you through the city of Heraklion, the Venetian “Regnio di Candia” and as we walk through, we will stop and taste the local delicacies. We will visit the places that we would visit with our families, so don’t expect tourist traps but instead the experience of real Crete.

Starting point: The tour participants will meet their guide and food expert opposite the main entrance of the archeological museum of Heraklion, next to the statue of Xanthoudidis. The guide and food expert will be there, holding a sign of our company “Tour Experts” and the title of the tour “Heraklion city tour and Food Tour”.

The route: The route that heightens all of your senses. We shall see all the highlights and the monuments of Venetian and Medieval Heraklion, its landmarks, the Lion fountain, the Loggia, the St. Titus cathedral. We shall taste the Cretan products that comprise the famous Cretan cuisine. We shall touch and smell the herbs and spices of Cretan soil and we shall hear the sounds of the bustling city of Heraklion. A day, a tour that is generous to the eyes, enticing for the palette and gentle to the touch.

Let  a member of our team introduce  you to the authentic Heraklion.

Visit Crete, visit Heraklion and taste the local products. Don’t miss the opportunity to combine a walking tour with the highlights of the city and the tasting of the local products. The tour is not provided by just a food expert ( which usually means an unqualified person to conduct guided tours ) , but a qualified licensed guide who can explain the historical background of Heraklion and the influence of the occupants in the Cretan cuisine .


Heraklion street food and Walking Tour – A taste of Crete

Follow us, as we stroll around the city and let’s taste together the Cretan products of the blessed island, the birthplace of legendary King Minos and the Cretan Diet.

Be our guest for the next few hours and feel the warmth and the real Cretan hospitality. It will be an experience.

The tour is provided by an experienced professional licensed guide and we will provide information about the history of Heraklion and the public buildings of the city center, where we will have access.




What to expect:

  • Greek coffee or mountain tea
  • Cretan pies with spinach and local herbs
  • Local spices and herbs
  • Local cheese of Crete (graviera and anthotyros)
  • Cretan Rusk – Ntakos and olives
  • Tomato  or zucchini croquettes
  • Olive oil
  • Cretan pastries (kserotigano and kalitsounia)
  • Kalamaki souvlaki (pork or chicken on the grill)
  • Local wine and Raki ( distilled local drink made from grapes )

All participants will get a taste of the products during the walking tour.

All the above products/coffees/pies etc are included in the total cost.

Minimum number of participants: 2

Maximum number of participants: 8 (please contact us at for over 2 participants)

Pricing: 150 euro per person, all taxes and VAT 24% included. (300 euro per couple)

No entrance fees: During the tour we will not visit sites with an entrance fee.

Maps and plans of the city included.

Duration 3 to 4 hours.

Transportation is not included. Tour participants will meet the guide at the designated meeting point 10 to 15 min prior to the tour. A short orientation (details of the tour, questions etc) and we will start our tour. If you need transportation arrangements ( pick up from your hotel , kindly let us know , in order to provide details and the cost)

You are kindly requested to inform us about any food allergies or anaphylaxis or food intolerance (for example intolerance to gluten or lactose). Although we make all efforts to keep the highest standards possible, you are solely responsible for any food intolerance or allergy.

Walking difficulty: easy, through pedestrian streets (expect some steps).

Family friendly.

Invoice will be provided by our travel agency.

The exact route can be altered (due to traffic difficulties, or to avoid the crowds) but all the main highlights will be included in our walking tour.