Chania Food Tour: culinary odyssey through the Cretan cuisine and its history

Learn more about Cretan culture and cuisine from an expert and gourmand award winner during a culinary city walk in Crete. The Chania food tour takes you on foot through the historic alleys, you visit traditional establishments and meanwhile you can taste 12 different dishes.

  • Tour / activity duration: half day
  • Languages: English, Greek
  • Transfer: no, not included
  • The best insider tips
  • English-speaking service
  • Hassle-free booking change or cancellation
  • Usually cheaper than at site

A culinary experience of the extra class: historical Chania food tour

A food historian and gourmand award winner will take you on a journey through the history of Cretan cuisine. Experience what the true Crete tastes like!

Price overview

  • Chania food tour - culinary walking tour in Crete - per adult (16+ years)100.-€
  • Chania food tour - culinary walking tour in Crete - per child (10-15 years)50.-€
Historical gourmet tour in Crete

Booking option: Chania food walking tour in Crete

Experience a guided tour full of sensual impressions and new taste experiences. The Chania food tour takes you through the historic streets of the port city, while you discover and taste local products and traditional dishes. Your guide, a food historian and gourmand award winner, will tell you more about the fascinating history of Cretan cuisine.


  • Duration: ~ 4 hours
  • Hours: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Days: Saturday
  • *Other days are possible on request.
  • Months: possible all-year
  • Languages: English, Greek
  • Pick-up not included


  • Professional guide
  • a wide variety of local delicacies, historic food, Cretan herbal tea, Greek coffee

Important information

  • Capacity: The Chania Food Tour can accommodate a maximum of 8 people per tour. Larger groups are only possible on request.
  • If you have food restrictions, please let us know when booking.
  • The tour is also suitable for vegetarians.


  • Minimum age 10 years

Please bring along:

Casual clothes, comfortable shoes

Detailed description

Chania food tour - a culinary experience for all senses: see, smell, feel and taste Crete

An exciting city tour awaits you, during which you will learn interesting facts about the history of Crete and especially about the Cretan food culture. The Chania food tour takes you through the historic alleys of the coastal city together with an expert on Greek food history and an enthusiasm for archaeology. Here you can discover a lot about delight and tradition. Chania's cuisine was influenced by the Arabs, Jews, Venetians, Ottomans, Greeks and other immigrants who left their mark on the island. Visit traditional establishments during the Chania food tour and try local delicacies such as olives, sheep's cheese and handmade Byzantine bread. Taste the famous Cretan pastries Kalitsounia - small tartlets filled with cheese, wild vegetables or both. Simply delicious!

The crete food tour through Chania takes you through the popular weekly market. Enjoy the colourful hustle and bustle and let yourself be inspired by the products and smells. Stroll past the market stalls, taste some of the local specialities and enjoy the Greek way of life. The Chania Food Tour takes you to one of the oldest pastry shops in Crete. There you will be served sweet specialities and you will learn more about the traditional craft. Your local guide will take you to the Venetian harbour of the north-western coastal town. There you can taste the traditional sailor's biscuits and enjoy the special charm of Chania's small harbour.

The chania food walking tour continues to an archaeological site where you can learn more about Minoan cooking methods. At the end you experience the Cretan cuisine very closely in a local tavern and learn there more about the preparation of the traditional dishes. Of course you will also try the fine dishes! Experience the true, authentic Crete on the culinary tour and let your guide introduce you to the olfactory- and taste world of the Greeks. During the Chania food tour you will spend 4 hours immersing yourself in the history and cuisine of the divine island! A must for everyone interested in good food and historical background!


Valid on the reserved day or for 12 months after date of purchase if no date has been selected. You will receive the tour operator's details with the purchased ticket. Attention: reservation is required! The reservation can be made through sunbonoo as part of the booking process or later by contacting the tour operator directly via phone or email.

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