Operates: Every Wednesday, Saturday.
Cretan Folklore Night at Karouzanos Traditional Village (night tour).
Music and dancing are a traditional part of the Cretan people's life. Kato Karouzanos traditional village, nestled in the rolling hills of central Crete is the setting for this fascinating, fun night out...
Ammoudara (Gazi), Heraklion, Kokkini Chani, Gournes, Gouves, Analipsis, Anissaras, Chersonissos, Stalis, Malia, Sissi.
Pick-up service at or near your hotel, Dinner and free wine, Folklore show.
Extra Fees (not included in the price)
Extras payable on the spot: No extras applicable.
Raki welcome, Cretan savories, Dances.
4 hours approximately - 50 km.
A night to remember…
Early in the evening under a star studded sky in an open-air tavern surrounded by the scent of jasmine and the melodies of “LYRA” and “BOUZOUKI” at the ancient village of Karouzana, you will have the opportunity to take a glimpse of the rural life in a Cretan village by walking around this charming place.
After tasting the traditional local dishes and enjoying the fine wine, you will witness the grace of the Cretan dancers performing a variety of Cretan, Greek and folklore dances, dressed in their traditional costumes. Join them, to learn how to dance yourselves and, following their footsteps become “ZORBAS” for a night.
A perfect chance to enjoy yourselves in “Cretan Style”, taste traditional dishes, know a bit more about your hosts and keep this wonderful night in your memory forever.
Adults: Over 12 years old (Full fare)
Children: 4-11 years old (50% discount)
Infants: 0-3 years old (Free of charge)
Directions while booking:
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For further information or bookings please call at telephone No. (+30) 2810 341560
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19:00 – 19:50 Arrival of the guests at the Traditional Village
- Welcome at the entrance of the village
- Taking photos
- Taste of raki (local spirit) as it is produced direct from the distillery
- Tour of the guests in the special formed places of the village where they can see the several exhibits but also to take part in the different events of the Traditional Village
The touring places include:
- Museum with objects of old times Crete
- Traditional sheepfold and show of the way cheese is made
- Traditional coffee-house
- Display of weaving in the traditional weaving mill
- Showing of saddle making
- Shops of popular art
- Wine tasting
- Herb shop
- Pottery workshop
- Display of hagiography
20:00 Begin of the Greek night show and service of the dinner
22:30 End of the program