Traditional Cooking at Tylisos Village

Prepare local recipes of stuffed vine leaves ,rye bread ntakos, yogurt with garlic tzatziki and cheese pies sarikopites. Get the chance to try respective recipes and taste your self-made traditional Cretan meal. This interactive activity is taking place in a unique traditional pre-fabricated Cretan village. As a family-run business it is implemented with great passion and love for Cretan tradition. Today’s goal is to introduce you to the Cretan tradition, the customs and habits of the region, as well as the architecture and the values of the Cretan people. The village has taken its symbolic name because it encompasses the traditional elements and beauty of Crete.

Escape from the present and travel back to the past! Take your chance to stroll around its narrow streets and inspect the old time life professions. The activity is accompanied by an English speaking staff of the village dressed in traditional uniform.

In Brief:
1. A Welcome drink and Guided tour in the museum and pre-fabricated village from the staff of the venue for a brief overview.
2. Cooking lesson: Visitors prepare dishes like stuffed vine leaves, ntakos, tzatziki and sarikopites.
3. Tasting: Wine, cheese olives, rusks and olive oil tasting.
4. Exhibition of olive oil, herbs, honey, wine.
5. Meal with the dishes of the cooking lesson experience. Mineral water and wine are included. Greek coffee at the end made by the guests.

Recipe booklet and certificate given at the end as souvenir.

Duration: about 4 hours from Heraklion city, from the other given areas will be longer depending on the Hotel area.

Recommended starting time: 10:30

1. Pick up and drop off from Hotel
2. Private Luxury Car and Driver
3. All the mentioned “In Brief” in description above
4. Cooking fees
5. Escort or Official Lincensed Guide

Send us your request now and we will come back to you with the availability and prices! (Please send us your request at least 5 days before desired date of the Private Tour)