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Crete cooking holiday, artisan produce

Cook, eat and drink like a local with this fantastic 7 night cooking holiday in Crete. Spend a week in the sun as you are introduced to the authentic cuisine and culture of this remarkable Greek island, immersing yourself in rural Crete and finding out why it is such a culinary hotspot. From the mouth-watering food, local wine and of course the friendly and welcoming people, you'll fall in love with all this amazing island has to offer. You will gain first hand experience in preparing and cooking traditional cuisine with the outdoor cooking lessons, get inside knowledge on the local gastronomy and visit local artisan producers to sample their wares. With accommodation in a beautiful Greek ... Read more >
From £1,200 excluding flights

Crete holiday, wine, food and nature

Take a grape escape to the sun drenched island of Crete, where you will unlock all the secrets of the wine and food culture just waiting to be discovered. You'll visit beautiful rolling vineyards and wine estates, where you will get your feet messy in a fabulously entertaining grape stomping session, which will result in the grape juice you need to begin your own wine making process! The aprons comes on in the charming outdoor kitchen at our Olive farm, where you will learn to cook with vine leafs, molasses and of course wine! There will also be many wine tastings and samplings to enjoy, as well as an introduction to the beauty of Crete with a visit to a stunning national park. With ... Read more >
From £1,247 excluding flights

Crete cooking holiday, vegetarian and vegan cuisine

This is our classic Gastronomy week with a vegetarian twist! Refresh your vegan or vegetarian culinary skills with this week-long cooking holiday in sunny Crete. There will be a complete immersion in Crete's way of life and food culture with visits to local producers for wine and honey tasting, excursions to beautiful coastal national parks and fascinating market tours. This vegetarian cooking holiday is the perfect way to relax, learn some new kitchen skills, and experience the fascinating culture and stunning landscapes that Crete offers. All you will need to bring is a healthy appetite and your sun cream! Traditionally, the local diet only includes meat a few times each month; grains ... Read more >
From £1,200 excluding flights

Crete holiday, join the olive harvest

Love olives? Come and accept this exclusive invitation to witness, and get involved in, the local tradition of Crete’s olive harvest, which has remained unchanged for centuries. Spend a week on an authentic olive farm getting hands on with the picking, and see the process all the way from harvest to bottle with delicious olive oil tastings. You'll also get your chef's hat on with 2 fabulous outdoor cooking lessons using the authentic wood burning oven, crafting delicious traditional Greek dishes. Take part in activities such as guided tours around olive mills and olive oil soap workshops, to fully immerse yourself in the products resulting from your harvesting. You'll become one with the ... Read more >
From £1,100 excluding flights

South Crete holiday, hiking and gastronomy

Naturally divided in the middle by the White Mountains, Western Crete is made up of two separate worlds, the North and the South. During the week you will get to experience both parts learning to cook the local recipes in the North and hike international trails in the South.The holiday includes cookery workshops, artisan food and gastronomy experiences in the North and guided walks and plenty of time to enjoy the remote and exciting South Crete in the Sfakia region. While in the north side of the mountain range you will get to visit us at the Olive farm for a few days and cook along with us in a wood fire. Learn the local recipes and the secrets to the famous Cretan diet. Crossing the ... Read more >
From £1,100 excluding flights
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