Enjoy a chauffeured sightseeing tour, where you will learn about Cretan wine making and have the opportunity to stroll round olive groves and hear about olive tree farming, including the process of growing, picking and pressing the olives.
You will travel through some of the most picturesque white washed villages in the region en route to a traditional olive mill and home to one of the most ancient olive trees on the island. During this part of your private tour, you will sample the olive oil in its final stages and recognize why it is a staple in the healthy Mediterranean diet and used daily in Greek cooking.
Finally, visit a long-established winery, where you will be given a fascinating glimpse into the production of wine, starting with the selection of the grapes and ending with bottling the finished product. While visiting the estate, you will have the opportunity to sample 5 fine quality Cretan wines and enjoy a traditional picnic full of Cretan delicacies.
Crete is Greece’s largest island so pay special attention to the location of the tours you choose.