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Chios For Foodies: Chios Food Tour

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time-raw3 hours
Very Easy
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Chios Food Tour Private

Walk through the small alleys of Chios Town, and make several stops at locals’ favorite places. Taste authentic local bites and drinks while learning all the secrets of Chios’ long history with the help of your personal local expert.

What to expect?

  • Your tour starts with a visit to the famous Castle of Chios, where you will travel back in time through the Genovese, Venetian, and Ottoman occupations. Make a quick stop for a delicious and unique Greek coffee with mastic and a delicacy, while you enjoy the early morning vibe of the town.

  • As your adventure continues, we walk along the main shopping street of Chios. Aplotaria has been the island’s commercial street since the 16th century. At a hidden spot we try the best, handmade cheese pie Chios has to offer!

  • Exploring the narrow, maze-like alleys, known as sokakia, we visit the busy market where the fish, meat, vegetable, spice and nut vendors are located. We try Chios’ local super food and other dried fruits.

  • The next stop is a local, family-run shop that has been open since the early 1900s. There, we try the first ouzo that was produced in Chios in the middle of the 18th century along with a platter of different kinds of local products.

  • By now, you will be craving more of Chios' history and flavors, so we visit the best place to try the Chios traditional pasta, known as herissia. This signature dish of Chios is served with goat cheese and fresh tomato sauce.

  • Last but not least, we continue to the first vegan cafe of the island, where we enjoy a seasonal, fresh juice along with an organic snack.

  • As our tour is coming to an end, your local expert has a surprise for you!

What is included?

  • A 3-hour walking food tour of Chios Town visiting unique places
  • Lots of delicious food and drink tastings (more than enough for lunch)
  • Loads of culinary, cultural and historical information
  • Local food expert
  • All taxes, VAT and insurance

Is this experience for me?

  • All are welcome

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.

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