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6 Jul 2017
“Well worth the time, drive yourself adds to the experience”
20 Sep 2016
“The Real Crete”
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We discover the secrets of bee-keeping at the mountain village of Embrosneros.In the higher village of Vatoudiaris, we taste home-made cookies and bread,baked in wooden oven.We continue high up,to the pastures of Yiorgis, where he prepares...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Vamos Apokoronou | 73008 Chania, Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
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+30 2825 022190
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Meet & experience some of the internal culture of the island. Beekeeping, is amazing. Cheese & honey snacks. Youd never expect to find the bakery, just driving by, great views & insights into why the bread us the way it is. Drive up to meet...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is such a unique opportunity to see how the Cretans survived in the mountains for centuries being self sufficient in so many ways

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

The activity "In the heart of the maountain" is a very interesting excursion. We visited a beekeeper, and there was how bees produce honey. also could be bought honey is very tasty. There was also a visit to a bakery and explained how it is...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Cornelis B
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The whole trip was wonderful, one of the best things we have ever done! The scenery on the drive was so beautiful. We visit a small family bakery, a bee keeper and a shepherd, everyone was so friendly and our guide George was a superb...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank MonicaHolmqvist
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had an exceptional visit and tour. Visited a mountain traditional bakery, beekeper, shepherd, made our own myzithras cheese from fresh sheep's milk, and enjoyed a dinner outside prepared over an open fire. Incredible day--unbeatable. Our three children, 8,8, and 11, enjoyed it tremendously, and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Melodie W
Reviewed 29 November 2015

This trip is a must, if you want to expierience Crete beside the tourists tracks. It is a journey for all your senses. I was really impressed , although I know Crete already for over 20 years it was again very impressive and reminded me...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Marianne M
Reviewed 18 October 2015

The village of Vamos stretches out from the central square where there are plenty of eateries, bakery, post office and bank. A nice place to sit and watch the world go by.

Date of experience: October 2015
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