The Prefecture of Rethymno is the heart of the island of Crete and one of the most beautiful places in Greece. Rethymno awaits you with clear blue seas and Mount Psiloritis,endless beaches, caves, gorges and unique flora and fauna.It is the most well-preserved Renaissance city in Greece,with traces of a civilization from 4,500 years ago.

The Gastronomy Stops during our Rethymno tour

Let's taste something homemade

1st stop

We will start our gastronomical journey by tasting a piece of home-made pies and traditional coffee at a small- hidden in the narrow streets of the old town-unique small cafe. We will talk about the history of Rethymno and our daily life here. An introduction to our history before we start our "walking" in the center of our old town.

Oh honey...

4th stop

Following,we will visit a small shop of natural products in order to taste some Cretan original honey,or even some olive oil,olive paste and more..

Mr George's famous creations

2nd stop

Our next stop is just five minutes away from the secret cafe.In the old town of Rethymno, a Venetian mansion houses the workshop of Giorgos Hatziparashos,the last traditional phyllo master making ultra-thin phyllo pastry and kantaifi pastry. Just give it a try!

There is a castle in every wonderland.

5th stop

Up to this point, you will be fully informed about the history of our town all the monuments,that we have passed by and the secret local spots you should definitely visit. The end of the tour will be in front of the gates ofthe Fortezza castle where you will have time to wander around and get fascinated by the view. Due to the fact that the escort of this tour is not considered an official guide, it is forbidden to enter with you inside the castle. If our travelers wish to have an official guide we would be happy to book one upon communication.

Enjoy! (Tickets to Fortezza are not included in the price, 4 euro p/p)

What about some raki?

3d stop

Next stop on the menu, a small traditional kafeneio. This inomageirío (wine-and-cooking shop) in a less frequented part of the old town delights with an array of delicacies. Drink home made raki out o f a light bulb,palatable bulk wine – the dáfni has a claimed 2300-year history – or organic beer from the recommendable local Brink's microbrewery. Portions aren’t huge – the emphasis is on quality.


  • Discover our civilization greatness in three hours & one city


  • Visit the hidden spots of the Old Town & the historical Fortezza fortress


  • Analytic descriptions of Cretan tradition

  • Walk through the stone paths & the narrow streets of the Old Town


  • Delicious Cretan snacks during our tour


  • Learn about the History and Mythology of Crete


Tour Duration

3 hours
Level of difficulty

Group Size

2-6 people
Any day upon Request

Type of Trip

Not Included

Price List

  • 1-2 adults : 65 euro per person 

  • 3-6 adults : 55 euro per person

  • Children (6-12 years old) : 35 euro per child

  • Infants (up to 5 years old) : Free

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