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Explore the real spirit of Crete in this cultural tour that will take you to a raki distillery, a local taverna with the most breath-taking view and a traditional village up in the mountains.
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The tour starts with the visit of a sensational Cretan success story. What started as a limited, friends-only raki distilling experiment, turned into one of the most successful raki brands in Greece. Explore 5 quality products of raki and Ouzo at the distillery. Your private guide will walk you through the tasting and explain the whole distilling process.
You will then head to one of the most well-kept secrets of the whole island: a local taverna with the most breath-taking view of the whole North coast of Crete. Enjoy a delicious traditional meze style lunch made of fresh and homemade products while taking in the unobstructed sight of the White mountains and Rethymno town. The meal is complemented by 4 different labels of wine explained by your private wine guide who will also initiate you into the secrets of wine tasting and food pairing.
The day will finish by a short visit of the typical village of Maroulas, its ancient stone olive press and the Venetian towers that overlook the coast.