Cretan Olive Oil and Wine Tour

Enjoy the gifts of the Cretan land!
7 hours
The Biolea Estate
per person (in a 4 person group) 178

This private excursion is designed to expose you to the culinary gifts of the Cretan land through various tasting in estates located on the West side of the island. Driving through scenic routes, you will visit in succession an estate producing olive oil, a local winery and a rustic family-run eatery! A magical day in unique Cretan establishments awaits!

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays upon request

Group Size Price per person
2 persons 325 euro per person
3 persons 237 euro per person
4 persons 178 euro per person
5 persons 156 euro per person
6 persons 130 euro per person
7 persons 122 euro per person
8 persons 107 euro per person


Renowned the world over for its incredible amalgamation of Mediterranean ingredients and Oriental spices, Cretan gastrornomy deserves an entire tour devoted to unlocking its secrets! As we travel through the scenic routs of Western Crete, we will find ourselves to unique artisan establishments specializing in olive oil and wine, before settling down to a family-run eatery well-earned traditional Cretan lunch!

This tour journeys you in island's farming and culinary trails with an intimate perspective of contemporary Crete. Our first stop will come near the small village of Astrikas, where the Biolea Estate is located. An ecological prototype farm cultivated by 6th generation owners that promote the traditional way of organic olive oil production, our trip to Biolea will offer insights on a combination of tradition and innovation that create a truly unique product. Stone mills and presses are utilized in Biolea, whose entire product line is estate-produced and bottled. This makes the Estate environmentally accountable as the owner strive to promote sustainable tourism.

Continuing our exploration through a verdant landscape with orange and olive groves, we will visit the quaint Nostos Winery. The realization of a lifelong dream of a Greek-American owner Mr. Manousakis, who was born and raised in the small village of Vatolakkos on the slopes of the White Mountains. The soil there is rich in clay and argil, which combined with the Mediterranean climate, gives rise to the ideal conditions for the production of delicious grapes. Escorted by an expert, you will navigate around the grounds of the winery and then taste their excellent wines.

Finally, after driving along the foothills of the White Mountains, we will reach a family-run tavern in a beautiful setting and enjoy a traditional Cretan meal before hitting the scenic routes of the Therisso Gorge and make our way back to your hotel in the late


  • Pick up & drop off from your hotel
  • English speaking guide
  • Tastings as per itinerary
  • Lunch at a family-run tavern

Not included:

  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts
  • This tour is designed with a pickup from Chania in mind. For a pickup from a different location, price and duration may vary.
  • Because of the extensive walking, comfortable shoes and a hat are recommended.
  • IThe tour cannot be conducted on Mondays and Sundays