The tour’s first stop is the botanical garden of Chania. In the herbal garden of the park, you will discover the secrets of the herbs and all their benefits. You will be encouraged to try and smell the plants with your private wine guide who will use this opportunity to enrich your olfactive memory and wine tasting skills.
After a magical wandering among the plants and trees, it’s now time for you to enjoy a quality label Cretan Cuisine meal prepared with ingredients coming from the vegetable garden as well as herbs and fruit coming from the park. The lunch will be accompanied by a bottle of wine from Crete. With the aromas and tastes of herbs still in your minds, it is now time to discover their influence in the wine.
The next stop is one of the most famous wineries of Chania region where you will enjoy a commented wine tasting of 5 different labels. After the guided tour of the facilities, your guide will present to you each wine and help you analyze the aromas and flavours.
Included in this tour
- Guided tour of the Botanical Garden of Chania
- Herbs and tea tasting
- Traditional Cretan lunch paired with 1 bottle of wine of Crete
- Commented food pairing and wine tasting
- Visit one winery
- 5 wines to taste with Cretan rusks and olive oil
- Pick up and drop off from your place of stay (if within 10 km from Chania or Rethymno city center)
- Cotton tote bag gift
- No other guests on the tour
- All fees, insurance and taxes
9:00 a.m. from Rethymno (if within 10km from the center)
10:00 a.m. from Chania (if within 10km from the center)
Tour Available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. (from April to October)
Transportation charges may vary if pick up location is more than 10km from the center of Chania or Rethymno.
Warm clothes for Spring and Autumn.
Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses for Summer.
Comfortable walking shoes.
Requires some walking