Aegean Flavours - Culinary holidays

SANTORINI-CRETE

Island Hopping

Santorini and Crete and are two of the most famous Greek islands!This tour is for those who either have been to Greece before but perhaps did not have time to experience the beauties of Santorini and Crete or for those who are making this their first trip to Greece. Make your trip to Greece an experience of a lifetime! Take the guessing out of where to go and what to see. This tour has it all. You will enjot the Santorinian sunset drinking Vinsanto wine and you will stay at a wonderful Agriturismo in Western Crete. This tour goes beyond food, wine, olive oil and Greek culture.



 

The Greek Week

Island Hopping

Day 1- Arrival to Santorini

  • Welcome to Santorini! Transfer from airport (or port) to your hotel in Fira
  • Dinner on your own

Day 2-The History of Santorini

  • After breakfast you will have a guided tour around the island. You will visit Akrotiri excavations, learn all about the volcano, the mythical Atlantis and  the Minoan Bronze age. Then you will visit an old Monastery on the top of the Caldera (600m altitude). The day will finish with a winery visit and a wine tasting.Learn how the volcanic soil has a huge impact on wine making.Ligh lunch will be served at the end of the tour.
  • Free Afternoon
  • Dinner on your own
  • Overnight

Day 3-Fine Dining

  • Free morning
  • Lunch on your own
  • At 6.30 pm you will visit a food folklure museum in Pyrgos.You will learn all about the agriculture  and the produce of Santorini and you will have some tastings. Then a great 3 course meal with wine will follow at a gastronomic restaurant
  • Overnight

Day 4-Arrival to Crete (Chania Port/Airport, Iraklion Port/Airport or Rethymnon Port)

  • Transfer to Crete (on your own)
  • A transfer then is provided from the port (or airport) to your villa
  • Welcome dinner will be served with wine and drinks

Day 5-A Cretan Herbs Tour

  • After breakfast, we will wander slowly among charming fruit-bearing trees, citrus trees and various other plants having the unique opportunity to smell, touch and taste their aromatic fruits. The owner of the land will introduce us to his philosophy about the cultivation of land and his effort to record rare plants and his actions for their protection.
  • Then we have lunch (included) at a farm in the White Mountains
  • Dinner at a local tavern in Vamos
  • Overnight

Day 6-Gastronomic Walk in the city of Chania

  • After breakfast you will be transfered to the city of Chania! At 10 am your great food walk starts. You will be carefully led through selected streets and alleways to bring you to places that have been associated with Chania food specialities and delicacies for ages.The tour takes 3 hours so then you will also have some time to walk in the city by yourself
  • Lunch on your own
  • Afternoon free
  • Dinner at a local tavern in Vamos
  • Overnight

Day 7-Olive Oil

  • Breakfast
  • Olives and olive oil are, since the dawn of civilisation, two of the most important elements of Cretan life and culture! lSo today we will visit ocal farmers who uses organic methods of cultivating olive trees. We will walk with them under their olive trees, we will discuss the methods, the secrets and the difficulties of cultivating olive trees.
  •  You will also vist the Monastery of St. George, an impressive architectural monument! There will be a guided tour in the Monastery and the Temple of St. George and, of course, the monumental, old (19th century) olive mill of the Monastery, a real architectural masterpiece with 13 arches!
  • Just before lunch will visit a well-preserved old family olive mill, where we will have the opportunity to see how olive oil was pressed in former times, and the difficult working conditions back then.
  • Lunch at a local tavern (included)
  • Dinner at a local tavern (included)
  • Overnight

Day 8-Departure

  • After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport (or port) of Chania

Island Hopping
 
 
 

In Santorini you will enjoy a 4 star hotel in the Caldera.

The  Double Rooms of the hotel provide relaxed accommodation for up to 2 adults and one child.

Each one features a bathroom with shower and complimentary toiletries and comes with its own furnished balcony or terrace offering stunning views over the swimming pool hotel. 

Facilities:

  • Daily cleaning
  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Mini fridge
  • Safe Box
  • Tv
  • Free high speed Internet access in all rooms
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
In Crete you will stay at an Agriturismo (villa)

Facilities: tv, dvd player, fridge, airconditioning, small oven, coffee pot, boiler, hairdryer, wireless internet, double bed
 
 

Important notes

Aegean Flavours LLC can arrange your transfer (by ferry boat) from the port of Santorini to any port of Crete at an extra cost


 

Prices & Terms

(Sunday to Sunday • Available April-November)

Our price for the the week-long unforgettable culinary program on the islands of Santorini & Crete (Vamos village near Chania) is 1,690 € per person based on a double room occupancy, daily breakfast, meals and activities/excursions mentioned in the program.

Single supplement: 400 €

Children discount:
From 0 till 2, 99 years old FREE
From 3 till 11 years old -50%

Minimum of participants: 2
Maximum of participants: 10

30% of the amount is required at the time of booking 
for reservations mail us on hello@aegeanflavours.com


On Santorini:

Price includes

  • Transfers from/to Sanotrini airport/port on a modern mini bus or taxi
  • All Transfers to and from activities
  • 4 days / 3 nights at a premium quality hotel in Fira with daily breakfast made solely of local ingredients
  • 1 History & wine tour 
  • 1 wine tasting at a winery
  • 1 light lunch
  • 1 Food Museum visit
  • 1 Glorious gastronomic dinner with wine (3 course) a an awarded restaurant
Price does not include

  • Flights
  • Meals, drinks, excursions that are not listed in the program
  • Travel insurance, personal expenses, tips.


On Crete:

Price includes

  • Transfers from/to Chania or Heraklion airport/port on a modern mini bus or taxi to acomodation in Vamos village
  • All Transfers to and from activities
  • 5 days / 4 nights at a premium quality Cretan cottage with daily breakfast made solely of local ingredients
  • 1 Food Walk in Chania
  • All dinners
  • 1 Herbs tour
  • 1 Olive oil tour
  • 2 Lunches
Price does not include

  • Flights
  • Meals, drinks, excursions that are not listed in the program
  • Travel insurance, personal expenses, tips.

Read more about our prices and conditions here: Terms & Conditions

 
 
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