Cretan food, wine, agriculture and history.
Heraklion, Crete: where the Experience will take place,
Nikos Mprinias is your host for the cultural immersion whole experience.
Nikos spent 21 years in Germany as a professional and has also travelled extensively to many countries. He is actively involved in the tourism industry and is a Heraklion resident. He is involved in gastronomy, food-growing and gardening and likes socializing with people from different cultural backgrounds.
- Place of origin: Greece
- Lives in: Heraklion, Crete
- Speaks: German, English
- Loves: travelling, communicating with people from different countries, gastronomy, gardening
- Has travelled to: many European countries, USA
- Personal traits: very hospitable, appreciates and studies different cultures, communicative
Here’s how we’ll spend the day and what we’ll do together.
This Experience is offered in TWO versions: Standard Pack and Deluxe Pack.
1. Food and agriculture in Heraklion
The visitors will have the chance to know Heraklion behind-the-scenes, on traditional daily living habits. They will explore Nikos’ home grown food agricultural activities, covering wine, olive oil, vegetables, raki and fruit. They will also visit traditional cheese, wine and bakery makers and producers in Heraklion and get an insider’s view of their operations.
2. Cretan culture and landscape
The visitors will experience modern Cretan lifestyle, facets and cultures, and become involved in local activities, in Heraklion. They will visit traditional art workshops and explore many sites of religious significance. They will also indulge in sea and mountain trekking activities.
1. Food & agriculture in Heraklion
The visitors will have the chance to explore Nikos’ “home grown food” agricultural activities, covering wine, olive oil, vegetables, raki & fruit. They will also visit traditional cheese, wine and bakery makers & producers in Heraklion.
2. Cretan culture & landscape
The visitors will experience modern cretan lifestyle, facets and cultures, and become involved in local activities, in Heraklion. They will visit a traditional art workshop, and explore sites of religious significance.
- Standard Pack – Duration: 6 hours
Price: 65 euros per person
- Deluxe Pack – Duration: 12 hours
Price: 130 euros per person
Group size: 5 persons max
NOTE: “At a Glance Trip Highlights” mentioned hereby, refer predominantly to the Deluxe Pack