Welcome to an extraordinary journey through the captivating Apokoronas region, nestled in the eastern province of Chania within the beautiful island of Crete. Our mission on this tour is to unveil the pristine essence of Cretan mainland, offering you an authentic experience filled with rich culture, history, and local traditions.
As we embark on this adventure, we’ll meander through idyllic villages, forging connections with the warm-hearted locals who call this enchanting place home. Be prepared to tantalize your taste buds with delicious local delicacies and gain a profound understanding of Crete’s deep-rooted history and vibrant culture.
Our journey through nature and the charming traditional Cretan villages will lead us to a brief respite, where you can savor a traditional Greek coffee at a picturesque village “kafeneio.” From there, our path takes us to Vrises village, a destination brimming with photo-worthy moments.
Our next stop will be the “Mikis Thodorakis” theater and the hidden gem of St. Antony’s church, perched atop a magnificent rock formation. We’ll then delve into the captivating world of Cretan cheese-making, offering you a firsthand look at the process at a local cheese factory. You’ll have the chance to savor the delightful flavors of local cheeses such as “Graviera,” “Mizithra,” or “Anthotiros.” Additionally, you’ll taste the exquisite local olive oil, paired with warm bread, cookies, and Cretan biscuits from a beloved local bakery.
Following this culinary delight, we’ll partake in a hearty lunch at a traditional “kafeneio” in Fres village, where you can engage in delightful conversations with the locals, gaining insights into the authentic countryside way of life. This experience promises to immerse you in the true essence of Crete, allowing you to embrace the pure beauty of your surroundings.
Apokoronas stands as a treasure trove of historical significance, primarily because of its remarkable people. This captivating province eagerly awaits to unveil its well-kept secrets, and we are thrilled to be your guides on this journey of exploration and discovery. Prepare to be enthralled by the authentic charm of Apokoronas!