Gastronomy

The best food & drink experiences in Rethymno

Discovering the food & drink of Rethymno includes visits to a raki distillery and an olive oil press, vineyard tours and wine-tasting, and cookery lessons that reveal the secrets of Crete’s legendary Mediterranean diet
Greek breakfasts celebrate everything we know and love about Mediterranean cuisine

The Greek breakfast experience

Discover everything that makes a traditional Greek breakfast extra-special: Homely pies, Greek yogurt with honey, cheeses, olives, cold cuts, fruit & nuts and eggs and bakery goods that taste of Greece
Honey tasting in Halkidiki

A food & drink tour of Halkidiki

You’ll already know all about Halkidiki’s exotic beaches and pine-tree studded coastline, as well as the monasteries of the Mt Athos peninsula. But how much do you know about the food in Greece’s most popular northern holiday destination?
If you are interested in exploring the other grape varieties, there are wineries around Lixouri

A foodie guide to Kefalonia

Discover the delicious local products, wines, cheeses, olive oil, honey and local dishes of Kefalonia (including the Kefalonian meat pie) in our foodie guide to Kefalonia island
Gemista is a classic home-cooked dish

A foodie guide to Athens

Athens has developed quite a reputation as a foodie destination, with modern Greek and fine-dining options slipping seamlessly alongside the tavernas, ouzeries and koutoukia (traditional, mostly family-run restaurants).
Ask any local and they’ll tell you Crete is the undisputed No1 foodie destination in Greece

A foodie guide to Crete

From extra-virgin olive oil to delicious recipes and head-turning wines, discover the local products and favourite dishes of Greece’s largest island in our foodie guide to Crete
Bougatsa is a delicious filo pastry pie made either sweet with semolina-cream filling and dusted with icing sugar and cinnamon or savoury with fillings such as cheese or mince.)

A foodie guide to Thessaloniki

Our foodie guide to Thessaloniki introduces you to the local food scene, with tips on what and where to eat and why Greece’s second-biggest city is one of its best culinary getaways