Cretan Wine and Spirits

Pickup from hotel or the closest point accessible.
Transportation by 9 seat Mini bus.
Experienced guide
Tour & tasting at the winery
Tour of the acrhaeological site
Guided tour at the raki distillery
Wine & raki tasting at the Rakokazano

 Important information

Wear comfortable shoes & clothes

Don't  forget sunglasses, hat

 Cancelation policy

Full refund at least 24 hours prior to the date of the tour.

For all you wine and spirits enthusiasts, we have created this tour! All the areas that you will visit are famous for their vineyards and their wine production since the Minoan era. Even today they are considered the largest areas in Greece for cultivating grapes. First stop is of course a winery. A family-owned winery which uses organic methods for cultivating. You will get a tour around the vineyards and the winery and experience wine tasting using 4 wines. Next stop is a unique distillery and then an ancient Minoan wine press. You will visit an authentic raki distillery. Raki is the most famous Cretan spirit. You will enjoy a tour of the distillery as well as a traditional lunch and finish off the tour with a visit to a beautiful village with running rivers in the shade of plane trees to enjoy a refreshing drink.

The route includes

  • Family business
  • Organic cultivation
  • Solely Cretan grape varieties
  • Tour of the vineyard, where the wine is produced and tour of the wine cellar
  • Optional participation at the production process depending on the period and of course based on safety terms

  • Wine tasting of 4 wines

  • Relaxation under the shade, gazing at the vineyards and the olive groves

  • Raki distrillery

  • Tour of the surrounding area of the raki distillery
  • Tour of the inside area of the raki distillery
  • Display of the distilling methods of raki
  • Visit to the cellar, followed by wine & raki tasting
  • Lunch at the traditional raki distillery

  • Archaeological wine press

  • Visit to the archaeological wine press which believed to have been built in the 14th century
  • Picturescue village
  • Walk around the river
  • Stop for a refreshment by the river

  •   Duration: 8 hours Departure: 08.30-09.00 Return: 16.30-17.00

       Available Days:  Every day

     Guiding in: English

     Price from: Ad: 94€ | Ch (4-12): 74€ | Inf (0-3): 10

      Suggested for:  All ages

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