Easter is the biggest religious holiday in Greece and a great time to come to Chania.
Τhis 4 hours tour takes you back in time to connect the history of the city and Easter food traditions to Orthodox Cretans, Venetians-they had the island under their control for 465 years- and Cretan Jews.
You’ll taste seasonal delicacies as well as historical foods related to τhis Christian festival and you'll learn about the ancient pagan practises which we enjoy today at Easter.
Meeting point: Kydonias 29 str. In front of Chania's Town Hall
Duration and Prices: 4 hours (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)~ 100 euros
2 hours (10.00 am - 2.00 pm) ~ 50 euros
(Small pies filled with wild greens and local cheese)
(Phyllo Pastry filled with soft cheese and sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon powder)
Foods of Holy Week.
Venetian- Cretan Easter fogazia (15th century's sweet bread)
(Sweet Easter bread)
(Greek Easter - cookies)
Available dates: March 24, 27 (4 hours), 28, 29 (4 hours), 31.
April: 1 (4 hours), 3, 6,10, 11, 12 (4 hours), 13, 18, 19 (4 hours), 20, 21, 22.
Experimental archaeologist- food historian, food creative, author, instructor, founder of GCH&CA and the Symposia of Greek Gastronomy (www.greekgastronomy.wordpress.com)