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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    GoGreek for A Day, by Intron

  • Locations

    Hersonissos, Crete, Greece

  • Activities

    Cultural Immersion, Lifestyle

  • Price
    €50 EUR per person
  • Duration

    5 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    10.00-15.00, 15 June - 15 August

  • Starting Location

    At the yard of the Hersonissos main church

  • Price Includes

    Deluxe Pack: Food and beverages. Local transportation.

  • Notes

    Hersonissos is a town and a municipality in the north of Crete, 25 kilometers east of Heraklion, bordering the Mediterranean-Aegean Sea. Meeting Point: at the yard of the Hersonissos main church

Highlights

  • Hersonissos, Crete: where the Experience will take place. Paraskevi Kateridou is your Hostess for the whole experience.
  • The visitors will have a chance to get an insider’s view of the cretan landscape and way of life in Hersonissos.
  • They will visit numerous picturesque villages, harbours and little-known places off the beaten track.
  • They will also have a chance to practically enjoy the beauty of the surrounding countryside.
  • What’s Special about this experience: a chance to thoroughly appreciate and enjoy magnificent local cretan landscape.

Trip Info

Hersonissos, Crete: where the Experience will take place.

Paraskevi Kateridou is your Hostess for the whole experience.

Paraskevi is a devoted lover of the Cretan way of life. She thoroughly enjoys cooking, exploring the lovely cretan countryside, and meeting new people from different countries.
- Place of Origin: Crete
- Lives in: Crete
- Speaks: English, Spanish, Italian
- Loves: nature, gardening, taking long walks
- Has Travelled to: all over Greece, Europe
- Personal Traits: politeness, love for nature, ability to blend with people from different countries

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. Cretan landscape
The visitors will have a chance to get an insider’s view of the cretan landscape and way of life in Hersonissos. Under the guidance of Paraskevi, they will visit numerous picturesque villages, harbours and little-known places off the beaten track, and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding countryside.

2. Exploration & Cretan Cuisine
Visitors will also take advantage of plenty of photoshoot opportunities along the way, explore olive groves (including a visit to the most ancient Greek olive tree) and local mountains, and stop-over for lunch and coffee at idyllic mountainous villages where they will also get to appreciate traditional Cretan cooking.

Standard Pack

1. OPTION 1: Heraklion walk-about
Guests will visit nearby Heraklion, Crete’s capital city. They will have a chance to enjoy a thorough walk-around the town center, do some shopping at a local flea market, and enjoy a traditional meal at a nice restaurant in order to get acquainted with the delicacies of cretan cuisine.

2. OPTION 2: Visit to Monastery
Guests will embark on a spiritual journey as they make their way to a local Christian Orthodox women’s Monastery up in the mountain. They will have a chance to “light a candle”, as is customary in monasteries, explore the whole facility, meet the nuns, and appreciate the tremendous view of the surrounding landscape. There will be ample opportunity for coffee and snacks (mezedes) at stopovers to small villages along the way.

- Standard Pack – Duration: 5 hours
Timetable: 10.00-15.00
Price: 50 euros per person

- Deluxe Pack – Duration: 5 hours
Timetable: 10.00-15.00
​Price: 100 euros per person

Group size: 4 persons max

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

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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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