£1,970 7 days from
per person

Vegetarian Cooking Holiday - Thalori Complex

Greek Islands, Crete, Greece
Vegetarian Cookery Holiday in Crete - accommodation
Vegetarian Cookery Holiday in Crete - food

Holiday overview

This 6 night/7 day vegetarian cooking holiday is not only a unique cooking experience, but a chance to completely immerse yourself in the culture of Crete. Tour around the island, visit cultural sites and local producers and learn to cook authentic and delicious vegetarian Cretan dishes more details...

  • Maximum class size16
  • Hours tuition20
  • Accommodation included
  • 1 on 1 Tuition
  • Single Supplement

Included in the price

Please note that holidays do not include flights, please see the 'getting there' tab for more details.

  • 6 nights accommodation at the Thalori Traditional Complex in a twin/double room house
  • PLEASE NOTE - on 29 March 2015, this holiday will run at Kouriton House, Margarites, as the Thalori Complex shuts for the winter. Please contact [email protected] for further information. You can view the alternative accommodation here:
  • Return transfers to/from Heraklion airport
  • A welcome drink and snack on arrival at the airport
  • Vegetarian Cretan cookery lessons on day 2,3,4 and 5
  • A visit to archaeological sites of Gorkys, Phaestos and Knossos (guiding/entrance fees are extra)
  • A visit to the women’s co-operative of Marathos
  • A visit to the monasteries of Arkadi and Odigitris
  • A visit to Argyroupoulis natural springs and Matala caves and Zaros lake
  • A gastronomic walking tour of Heraklion
  • A visit to local bee-keeping honey producers and tasting of produce
  • A visit to local wineries and tasting of wine and raki
  • All transport to and from the excursions
  • All cooking materials and ingredients
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Lunch on days 2-6
  • Dinner accompanied by water, local wine and raki every night
  • Note: prices are based on two people travelling together sharing a house, solo travellers MUST pay a single supplement. Shared houses may be available subject to availability

Location overview

Set on the beautiful unspoilt island of Crete, this cookery school is as passionate about food as it is history and culture. On this holiday, you will learn all about Cretan history, taste and cook using the techniques of traditional Cretan cuisine whilst enjoying beautiful scenery that Greece has to offer and discover how the passion of the Cretan way of life can take you to a whole new cookery haven.

Holiday start days

  • This holiday starts on
  • Tuesdays
  • Sundays

Public holidays / Closures

Please note that this school has set dates when holidays are offered – please see the dates and booking tab for details

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