Private Heraklion Wine Country Tour

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Private Heraklion Wine Country Tour

Durations: 6 Hour(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 1-8


Languages: English

Explore Crete’s indigenous grape varieties and the region’s beautiful vineyards, ancient wine presses and hidden Byzantine churches.

From £ 116.98 per person

  1. Meeting Point
  2. Tour Overview

    The region of Heraklion is the largest wine region of Crete where the majority of wineries are situated. On this private and exclusive tour, dive into the world of Crete’s indigenous grapes, explore some of the region’s most beautiful scenery and vineyards, lightly trek to ancient wine presses, hidden Byzantine churches and taste some of the best wines that Crete has to offer. Explore two authentic Cretan wineries, their vineyards and cellars while learning their stories. Finally, indulge in a full wine and Cretan lunch pairing at a winery, one of the healthiest cuisines of the Mediterranean.
    The itineraries in Heraklion wine zone are designed exclusively based on your wine profile and set for you personally prior to the tour.

  3. Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 : Wineries & Ancient Presses

    We start our escape with a wine tasting under the olive tree in the picturesque vineyards of Lyrarakis. Their full range is on offer for tasting along with a show and tell around the property.

    We'll also be visiting hidden gems in and around the area such as Byzantine churches and historical monuments.

    Lunch and Biodynamic wine pairing

    Next, we visit the Paterianakis sisters to explore their winery, taste their low intervention biodynamic wines and sit down for a lunch with wine pairing.

  4. What's Included

    Visit two wineries and two vineyards

    8 to 10 wines to taste

    Farm to table Lunch with wine pairing

    Visit ancient presses and/or Byzantine chapels

    WSET Diploma level sommelier and guide

    Complimentary refreshments in the car

    Sightseeing in Heraklion's wine country

  5. FAQs

    Please Note:

    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

  6. Requirements

    Hat, suncream and sunglasses for summer, comfortable shoes/boots and warm clothes for winter.

  7. Cancellation Policy

    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 24 hours or less before event

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