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Experience the authentic GREEK life

It's NOT about the   journey,  it's about the person you become  along the way .    Become GREEK !

Dimitra – Cretan Culture, Cuisine and Nature

Dimitra offers an exquisite hospitality experience for her guests, whom she all considers as "her friends". The experience is based around her stone-built house near Chania Crete, which features a large yard as well as lots of flowers and trees, and includes excellent local food cooking, invigorating chit-chat, unique village-strolls, and learning opportunities regarding the local traditions.

 WHAT you will LEARN: 

  1. Cooking traditional local dishes

  2. Local flora and fauna

  3. Local history, culture, and way of life

€100, 6 hrs, 6 persons

Fournes, Crete - Where the Experience will take place

What WebCrete says


Fournes is 16 km away (Northwest) from Chania city and is built in the rich valley of Keriti river. It is the biggest village of the prefecture with 663 residents. In 15 minutes you can find yourself at the amazing beaches of Platania's and Sainta Marina, on the north side of the island.


The village is on a green plain with many orange groves. During April or May anyone who passes-by can experience the distinctive smell of orange flowers.


There are lots of grocery shops, cafes and traditional taverns with tasty Cretan foods.


The village is surrounded by many beautifull villages like Meskla and Zourva.


The visitor can take a walk through nature, enjoying the calm surroundings and the bird songs, and visit the church of Christ Savior. 12 kilometres away on the south, are the Lefka Ori mountains, at an altitude of 1820 metres.


Dimitra Pateraki is your Hostess for the whole experience

Dimitra owns a private Scool of English, and considers herself a hospitality champion. She loves taking care of her guests, and helping them immerse themselves into the local cretan culture and way of life.

  • Place of ORIGIN: Chania, Crete

  • LIVES in: Fournes, Crete

  • SPEAKS: English

  • LOVES: travelling, gardening, cooking, reading

  • Has TRAVELLED to: England, Tunisia, Dubai, Thessaloniki, all over Crete

  • Personal TRAITS: patience, serenity, politeness

Here's how we'll spend the day and what we'll do together

BOOK it !

 WHAT you will LEARN: 

  1. Cooking traditional local dishes

  2. Local flora and fauna

  3. Local history, culture, and way of life

Here are the details for Booking this Greek experience

  • Place: Fournes village, near Chania, Crete

  • Meeting Point: Dimitra's home at Fournes (directions on booking)

  • Duration: 6 hours

  • Timetable: 11.00-17.00

  • Availability: 15 June - 25 August

  • Group size: 6 persons max

  • Price: 100 euros per person

  • What’s SPECIAL about this experience: a chance to thoroughly relax and enjoy oneself, amid the authentic cretan landscape


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