Kritsa Village

Following Zorba’s Steps at Kritsa Village

See and walk through the most interesting spots,

Hear the contemporary sounds,

Smell the finest perfumes of the Greek land,

Taste the original Greek delicacies,

Dance to the sounds of traditional music

Visit the Byzantine frescoes of Panagia Kera church, Ramble through the lanes of the beautiful village of Kritsa, by experiencing interactive stops and tasting points.

Our walk starts from the church of Panaghia Kera, one of the most important Byzantine monuments found all over Greece, with the most outstanding frescoes. We continue to the attractive hill village of Kritsa, known as one of “the traditional villages in Crete”. Rambling through Kritsa’s narrow lanes we shall discover a beautiful village and its hospitable inhabitants.

The Procedure

We have 5 interactive stops, one per sense. These interactive stops will be performed at different sites (outdoor or indoor)

At each stop the participants will be given instructions of the activity from an expert, who will also give relevant historical details and then help the participants perform their task. The group is accompanied by one facilitator (English speaking).

The duration of each interactive stop is approximately 15-20’.

“Taste Drink”

What represents Greece more than Ouzo, Mastic or Raki? All alcoholic drinks are made from grapes and natural products from the Greek land. Learn how to recognize them and find their differences.

“Taste Food”

Olive oil and feta cheese? Or halva and pasteli? These products have fed the Greek people for centuries. Enjoy the different tastes of olive oil through gourmet stops or taste Greece’s favorite traditional sweet. An expert of these products will give interesting information.

 

“Sight”

The sight of a Greek Kompoloi represents the Greek habit and relaxing activity. A traditional coffee house will accommodate us. Greek coffee is associated with Greek relaxation time.

 

“Touch”

A mysterious statue is hidden in a box. Lets try to find out what it is using our sense of touch.

 

“Hearing”

Hearing can be combined with a nice Greek traditional dance, which participants can learn and perform during their lunch time.

 

 


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