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Heraklion, Cycling, Cooking

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    GoGreek for A Day, by Intron

  • Locations

    Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  • Activities

    Adventure, Cycling

  • Price
    €60 EUR per person
  • Duration

    6 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Excursion:9.00-12.00, BBQ:19.00-22.00,1 Nov-10 Apr

  • Starting Location

    Heraklion, Crete

  • Price Includes

    Deluxe Pack Full cycling gear. Food and beverages.

  • Notes

    Heraklion is the largest city & the administrative capital of Crete, Greece. Heraklion is close to the ruins of the palace of Knossos. Meeting Point: Eleftherias square:in front of Astoria Capsis Hotel

Highlights

  • Walking & cycling excursion,and evening BBQ with local delis. Heraklion,Crete: where the Experience will take place. Yiorgos Papadopoulos is your Host
  • The guests will enjoy a full day walking & cycling excursion in and around Heraklion.
  • They will have a chance to visit many places of interest.
  • The day will end up with an exhilarating evening Cretan BBQ.
  • What’s Special about this experience: discover authentic greek food, hospitality and way of life, and listen to locals talk about Cretan traditions.

Trip Info

Walking & cycling excursion around Heraklion, and evening BBQ with local delis.

Heraklion, Crete: where the Experience will take place.

Yiorgos Papadopoulos is your Host for the whole experience.

Yiorgos was raised in Germany, where he studied Hotel & Tourism Management. He has been living in Heraklion over the past 20 years, where he works as a Maitre d’ Hotel and F&B Manager with 4/5-star Hotels.
- Place of Origin: Serres
- Lives in: Heraklion, Crete
- Speaks: English, German
- Loves: cooking, travelling, sports
- Has Travelled to: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
- Personal Traits: very good cook, highly communicative, good knowledge of Greek history, pleasant and hospitable

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.

Deluxe Pack

1. Walking & cycling excursion
The guests will enjoy a full day walking & cycling excursion in and around Heraklion. They will start with a visit to a local flea market in order to purchase the required ingredients for a lavish Cretan BBQ: fresh vegetables, fish, raki, wine, cheese, all from local producers. They will then hit the coastal ring road on bikes (using Heraklion Municipal bikes), and visit many sights, hot-spots and places of interest.

2. Evening BBQ
Yiorgos will reward his guests with an exhilarating evening BBQ at his own large backyard, where they will take active part in preparing & enjoying exquisite Cretan dishes and delis, all hand-prepared on the spot and accompanied by Cretan wine & raki. They will, thus, learn the intricacies of cretan cuisine. All that together with invigorating chit-chat, will lead to an extremely pleasant get-together.

Standard Pack

1. Walking & cycling excursion
The guests will enjoy a walking & cycling excursion in and around Heraklion. They will start with a quick visit to a local flea market in order to purchase the required ingredients for a lavish cretan BBQ: fresh vegetables, fish, raki, wine, cheese, all from local producers. They will then hit the coastal ring road on bikes (using Heraklion Municipal bikes), and visit many places of interest.

2. Evening BBQ
Yiorgos will reward his guests with an evening BBQ at his own large backyard, where they will take active part in preparing & enjoying exquisite cretan dishes and delis, all hand-prepared on the spot and accompanied by cretan wine & raki. They will, thus, learn the intricacies of cretan cuisine. All that together with invigorating chit-chat, will lead to an extremely pleasant get-together.

- Standard Pack – Duration: 6 hours
Timetable: 9.00-12.00 (excursion), 19.00-22.00 (BBQ)
Price: 60 euros per person

- Deluxe Pack – Duration: 13 hours
Timetable: 9.00-18.00 (excursion), 18.00-22.00 (BBQ)
Price: 120 euros per person

NOTE: “At a Glance Trip Highlights” mentioned hereby, refer predominantly to the Deluxe Pack

Group size: 4-8 persons groups

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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