Aggeliki, AGIOS NIKOLAOS, CRETE
The visitors will visit enchanting and “mythical” mountainous and seaside places, discover a multitude of local dishes and recipes as cooked by the locals, and learn about alternative, healthy and eco-friendly ways of living.
Guests will enjoy a unique whole-day walk-about to the “unknown” Rethymno natural surroundings, including mountains, canyons and local flora.
The visitors will have a rare chance to know the “hidden” hotspots of Chania, either on foot or by car, and engage in “cooking and consuming” sessions regarding a range of traditional cretan delis, against a friendly and invigorating atmosphere.
The guests will enjoy a full day walking & cycling excursion in and around Heraklion, visiting many places of interest. The day will end up with an exhilerating evening cretan BBQ.
Georgia, AGIA PELAGIA, HERAKLION
The guests will practice and experience cretan cuisine in the town of Agia Pelagia near Heraklion, Crete, and will also learn the basics of cretan dancing, while enjoying the breathtaking view towards the Agia Pelagia bay.
The visitor will take part in a unique course covering experiential painting and drawing techniques in the open air, in the city of Chania.
Experience ceramic workshops and Byzantine iconography in Heraclion, Crete, and walk through an exquisite gastronomy trail, by sampling local wines and food delis.
Get to know Crete’s culture and history, agricultural activities, traditional day-to-day habits, and modern cretan lifestyle.
Katerina loves taking her guests on walk-abouts around her picturesque village and the magnificent surrounding landscape, and helping them learn the local activities of oil extraction and gardening. She wants them to experience the authentic cretan lifestyle and collect fond memories.
Experience the real cretan way of life, in and around the picturesque village of Arhanes, Crete. Visit winemakers, oil mills, raki boilers, small villages, old churches, local cafés, and enjoy traditional cretan food and music.
The visitor will have a chance to get an insider’s view of the cretan way of life in Hersonissos, including traditional cretan food, and visiting cretan villages, olive groves, harbours, and nearby mountains.
Kostas lives and works in Chania, Crete, where he will offer a comprehensive whole-day walk around the town. Being a multi-talented individual (engineer, photographer, entrepreneur, writter, amateur astronomer, media producer) he will walk his guests to everything worth knowing about Chania: the municipal market, the old venetian harbour & walls, obscure and unknown spots of interest, the old soap factory, local shops, the great mansions & churches, and a generous sampling of the local cuisine.
Dimitra offers an exquisite hospitality experience for quests which she 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.