Kickstart your adventure in Crete and discover 7 of Crete’s traditional villages! Get ready to be amazed by picturesque scenery, charming local vibes, and finely tuned natural beauty. Your experience will start with an energizing cup of Greek coffee in Armenoi village and will then hit the road towards the region of Apokoronas in the eastern province of Chania, where you will enjoy the mountainous view en route to the traditional villages of Stylos, Tsivaras, and Kalives.
You'll also get the chance to check out the folklore museum of Apokoronas, where you can discover the very essence of Cretan culture. Your experience doesn't stop here. You'll head over to Xirosterni village for an awesome visit to the local, family-run raki distillery. Here, you'll find out how the famous Cretan spirit raki, and -of course- you'll get to try some for yourselves.
Additionally, you'll get to opportunity to visit a family-run fromagerie and taste the local varieties, such as ‘graviera’ ‘mizithra’ and ‘anthotiro’. And as if that wasn't enough, you’ll also taste some olive oil on warm bread, homemade cookies, and Cretan biscuits in a local bakery. Complete your day trip with a Cretan lunch in a traditional ‘kafeneio’, located in Fres village. Mix with the locals and get introduced to the Cretan way of life in the most authentic way possible!