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Cretan Village Life

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    GoGreek for A Day, by Intron

  • Locations

    Keramia, Crete, Greece

  • Activities

    Eco Tour, Nature

  • Price
    €120 EUR per person
  • Duration

    5 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Daily from 11:00 - 14:00, June 1 - September 30

  • Starting Location

    Predetermined local point in Kontopoula

  • Price Includes

    Food and wine tasting and sampling, local transportation

  • Notes

    Keramia is a former municipality in the Chania regional unit, Crete. Since the 2011 local government reform, it is part of the municipality of Chania.


  • Keramia and Kontopoula, Crete is where the experience will take place. Katerina Marinaki is your hostess for the whole experience.
  • Enjoy walkabouts around this picturesque village and the magnificent surrounding landscape.
  • Learn the local activities of oil extraction and gardening.
  • Experience the authentic Cretan lifestyle and collect fond memories.
  • What’s SPECIAL about this experience is the opportunity to experience the authentic rural Cretan lifestyle and landscape.

Trip Info

Keramia and Kontopoula, Crete are where the experience will take place.

Katerina Marinaki is your hostess for the eco tour whole experience.

Katerina is a native Cretan and lives in the small traditional village of Keramia near Chania. She is professionally involved in the hospitality business and loves taking care of her guests and looking after her garden. She is also a freelance singing and dancing performer.
- Place of origin: Keramia, Chania
- Lives in: Keramia, Chania
- Speaks: English, Italian
- Loves: travelling, dancing, singing
- Has travelled to: Italy, France, USA, Africa, Turkey, India, Nepal
- Personal traits: friendly, outgoing, talkative and hospitable

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

1. Cretan agricultural activities
The visitor will have the chance to see first-hand how a traditional Cretan oil mill works and become involved in farming activities like looking after a lush home garden with lots of local herbs and plants.

2. Local Cretan lifestyle
The visitors will participate in the way local Cretans actually live, including tasting local food recipes, house wine and raki, walking around the village and the stunning surrounding landscape and architecture, visiting local artists in Malaxa village, visiting the Aptera archaeological site and enjoying cretan music, dancing, singing and a traditional meal at a local tavern.

Group size is five persons maximum.

Booking for this experience is subject to final confirmation from the hostess, Katerina Marinaki.

Let GoGreek for A Day, by Intron help you plan your next memorable experience.

GoGreek for A Day, by Intron

We have put together an extensive array of authentic Greek experiences all over Greece, that cover your potential preferences. All experiences are carried out by friendly and knowledgeable local hosts. Go beyond typical tours and see how locals live. Explore insider's walk-abouts and off-the-beaten-track routes, meet real people in real life situations, do and learn Greek things, experience Greek culture and civilization. Get behind the tourists' facade of sea, sun, and ancient ruins and spend a day to become part of actual Greek life on a day-to day basis. You'll end up with warm lifetime memories!

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