The Delicious Chania Food Tour-Private Tour

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The Delicious Chania Food Tour, is a tour in Chania Town, western Crete, that connects you with the city’s essence, that is made complete by delicious food and warm, outgoing people.

  • Private
  • 1-4 Hours
  • Gastronomy (Wine Tastings & Cooking Workshops)
  • History & Culture
  • Town Walking Tours
  • Agrotourism/Ethnography

The "Delicious Chania Food Tour" invites you to discover a different side of the town of Chania by joining the Cretans in what is probably their favorite activity: easting!!

Get carried away by the Cretan atmosphere and enjoy its popular ’mezes’ ’in several places exclusively chosen for their quality, authenticity, charm, and service.

A guided tour to enjoy traditional dishes while immersing yourself in the history of the city accompanied by your local guide.

Your local guide will meet you in the Old town or at your nearby hotel and take you for that essential eye-opener, Greek Coffee, at one of the landmarks traditional coffee places (kafenion) of the Chania's old town.

You will get an explanation of the role of food in Cretan life, and of the eating habits of the Cretans in particular.

Next, it's a treat of bougatsa, a traditional cream-filled phyllo treat, served in a historical place, a building that dates back to the Venetian time.

Remember to pace yourself – there are several more food stops to follow!

Time for the authentic souvlaki at a particular grill spot before heading into traditional spices places with a variety of local condiments and herbs.

Find out how these items are used in Greek cooking while you browse the shelves for exotic cooking ingredients.

The last stop of the tour is for a selection of scrumptious Cretan Meze (like tapas, only better!!).

Here you will be able to try classic appetizers, a variety of local cheeses, olives, dakos, cured meat, and traditional dishes.

When you finally clear your plates away our mission will be accomplished – you will leave with a full and happy stomach and a much better understanding of the world of Cretan food.

Prices-private Tour

- 2 adults –  129 euros per person
- 3 adults - 115  euros per person
- 4 adults – 102 euros per person
- 5 adults –  91 euros per person
-  6 adults –  85 euros per person
-  7 adults –  80 euros per person
-  8 adults –  75 euros per person
-  9 adults –  74 euros per person
-  10 adults –  74 euros per person

infants 0- 2.99 years old: free of charge 
child 3-12 years old:  50% of adults rate

*Please advise of any food allergies when booking the tour
[​Please note that the price decreases for a bigger amount of people. Just ask us for it ]


- For guests staying out of town, roundtrip transfers can be added on request and at a supplement. 
- Minimum participation: 2 persons
- Tour is available in English and Spanish
- SEMI-PRIVATE option available on MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY (only in ENGLISH)


local “foodie” guide - lots of street food, raki and laughter

Not Included

Transport from/to the hotel – required for hotels out of Chania town


+/- 4 hrs

Suggested Start Time

09.30 AM but quite flexible


On request, runs every day except Sundays


Because of the extensive walking, comfortable shoes and a hat are recommended.

Cancellation policy

- Up to 2 days prior to the excursion’s date - no cancellation fees
- Less than 2 days prior to the excursion’s date - 100% cancellation fee


Honest Reviews

The reviews for the The Delicious Chania Food Tour-Private Tour

Reviews ( 8 )

  • Cherie

    Kalimera Yiannis, Our tour was fantastic. We enjoyed our guide Roussos. The Pallada Olive Mill tour was very good. Loved to be able to taste the different olive oils and learn about the processs of milling the oil. Rousso gave us so much information, the history and taste of Chania. He was a great guide and we learned so much with him. He is very personable. Fantastic tour and I appreciated your help arranging it. Everything worked out very well. Cherie

  • Janet

    We had a lovely time on our tour. Thank you! Jan

  • Patrick

    Our Chania Food Tour was just special, worth every penny. Very many thanks Yiannis for organizing this for us. It's wonderful to learn more about Crete from people who really know it and who care deeply about its gastronomy, its history, and its well-being.

  • Anna

    Dear Yiannis, Kalimera! Thank you for enquiring about our experience.  The old town tour was pleasant and informative.  Roussos demonstrated good local knowledge and he was friendly and very helpful.  The tour was an excellent starting experience in Chania.  We would recommend it to anyone visiting Chania for the first time. Kind regards Anna

  • Jane

    Everything was WONDERFUL, Yiannis! Thanks for following up and for all your assistance. All my best!

  • Dave

    Hello Yiannis, We had an excellent visit! The tour was very enjoyable and the guide was very informative.

  • Kathy

    Good morning! We loved it! And.. was more than I expected.. from the history to the many wonderful dishes and even, yes.. the raki! The only thing that I might suggest would be the portions... they were more than ample for us.. we were stuffed! But then... some tourists might be able to eat all of the many dishes! 
Note: This was totally our fault.. but we missed our cruise departure as I had thought it was midnight rather than noon! We flew out later than afternoon and into Malta before out ship arrived. BUT... we would not have changed a thing and were happy we missed it to have had such a great tour of Chania! Thank you very much!! Best,

  • Patricia

    It was a great experience with our expert guide! A semi-private tour wich felt you are traveling with friends, not with a guide. And greatly appreciated that no one force you, that you have to buy something during the tour. Well done!

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