Heraklion: Cretan private cooking lesson with lunch in Arolithos

Crete, Greece
Heraklion Cretan Cooking Lesson with Dinner in Arolithos
  • 4 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Immerse yourself in Cretan cuisine with a private cooking class in Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village. Make your way to the village and enjoy a small tour of the museum and two old houses. Afterwards, learn to make several traditional Cretan dishes, including starters, mains, and desserts, which you get to enjoy together afterwards. Includes local wine and mineral water.
  • Private cooking class in Arolithos, Crete
  • An enriching way to experience local culture and cuisine
  • Learn how to make several traditional Cretan dishes
  • Includes all ingredients, lunch, local wine, and mineral water

Sample Menu


Stuffed vine leaves

Stuffed vines leaves sprinkled with lemon juice



Yogurt with cucumber , garlic, olive oil, salt and vinegar


Kritharokouloura- Ntakos

Rusk barley with tomato olive oil and feta cheese


Mpekri meze

Pork with onions, olive oil, pepper and wine


Lamb in red sauce with green beans

Lamb with tomato sauce wine and green beans


Sarikopites "sour cheese pies"

Dough with cheese and honey

What's Included

  • Dinner
  • All the materials and equipments we need are included
  • Private transportation

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village
    11ο χλμ Παλαιάς Εθνικής Οδού Ηρακλείου Ρεθύμνου, Iraklio 715 00, Greece

    Go to the Front desk and ask Michalis for the cooking class

Start time

12:30 PM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Operated by Museum of Local Art and Agricultural History

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Wonderful !
michelle_k, Sep 2023
We loved the cooking class and the tour of the village. The food was amazing and cannot wait to try the te pies at home. What a lovely afternoon and incredible experience . The location is beautiful and was a gift to spend the afternoon there with my daughter

From $119.42

up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

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