The shepherd’s hut tour

Wine Tours and tastings in Crete

The shepherd's hut tour

Explore Psiloritis mountain and taste great wines and cheese

Psiloritis winter wine tour

We drive towards Psiloritis mountain to visit a shepherd's hut where you will learn about cheesemaking and get in contact with the real-life of rural Crete.
While the meat will be slowly roasting in the fire you will learn how to taste wine like a pro and get familiar with the indigenous grapes of Crete.
During your Cretan farm to table meal, you will enjoy 5 Cretan wines under the guidance and personal care of our sommelier.

from 149€/person

What's included

  • Pick up and drop off from hotel or central meeting point
  • Chauffered transportation
  • All admission fees and all tastings
  • Bottled mineral water and refreshments
  • Lunch
  • English speaking guide/wine expert
  • Insurance and liability

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from 186€/person

Itinerary

Departure
10.00 am: Departure from your hotel, enjoying having a sommelier sharing its knowledge of Crete region and its wines.
First Stop - Shepard’s hut
Arrival at shepard’s hut called mitato in Cretan dialect. There you will meet the priest of the village who is also a shepard. You will guided around the mitato where he and his family are having their vegetables and where they are making their own cheese. Near the fireplace you will have a traditional family lunch and taste 5 selected Cretan wines by our sommelier. An authentic experience at the foothills of Psiloritis mountain where you will listen to stories and meet the locals.
Drive Back
Return at pick up point at around 18.00 pm
Guide

Enjoy a relaxing day with your friendly and knowledgeable English-speaking sommelier guide.

Private Transportation

Relax yourself at our luxurious van and enjoy a complimentary refreshment or mineral water.

Lunch in the hut

Traditional farm to table family lunch in the shepherd's hut.

Tour Pricing

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Small Group Tour
2-18 persons
129€from/per person
  • All admission fees and tastings
  • Award winning winery+vineyard
  • Seaside Local Restaurant
  • 4-6 wines to taste
  • Central Point Pick Up and Drop Off
  • No Kids Allowed
Private Tour
2-6 persons
Upon Request
  • All admission fees and tastings
  • All admission fees and tastings
  • Award winning winery+vineyard
  • Seaside Local Restaurant
  • 6-8 wines to taste
  • Hotel Pick Up and Return
  • Kids Allowed
Bespoke
Tailor Made Tour
Upon Request
  • Unlimited Opportunities
  • Custom Experiences
  • Hotel Pick Up and Return
  • Kids Allowed
Payment Options

• We accept online payment. • Full refund if you cancel 5 days prior to the date of the tour • No booking fees

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Reviews

We had such a great time. Everything went over smoothly and our guide was very knowledgeable. I would recommend them to anyone. They really exceeded my expectations. I know I'll be back for sure!
Sally Smith
October 2018

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