Have a fun food day with our food tasting tours and cooking classes in Naxos. Choose between a walking food tour or cooking classes, and discover delicious traditional produce and tasty homemade dishes!
Family Food Tasting Tour in Naxos
This family food walking tour in Naxos is a great way to understand how agriculture and gastronomy is tied to the land. From the fertile western side of Naxos, to the fields where cattle graze peacefully, and the mountains where olives grow, the island provides all of the essentials needed for Naxian and Greek dishes.
Our walking tour through Naxos Town will introduce you to some of the produce used in their creation. Along the way, you can taste local cheeses, traditional dishes, and liquers produced on the island. Our expert guide will show you through the streets of the town, pointing out family owned businesses who specialise in various products, and revealing a few hidden gems along the way. There’s even a visit to a candy shop where the kids can find out how the candy is produced!
The food tasting tour ends with a 20 minute short tour of the Venetian castle. This tour is ideal for families who are curious about the local food and would like a guide to show them through the streets of Naxos town. Tour length approx 3 hours.
Family Cooking Classes in Naxos
Take your Naxos food experience a step further with a cooking class in one of the villages! In Kinidaros Village, we provide the opportunity to visit a traditional bakery to discover how pies and other delicious food is baked in wood ovens. When the demonstration is over, you can then make your own pie which you can then bake yourself. Go for a stroll around the villages, and when the food is ready, you can enjoy a family picnic underneath the shade of a tree.
In Kaloxylos Village, you can visit a family home, where you can learn all about local life, as well as the kinds of traditional dishes that people still cook on a daily basis. Then, you will be shown how to make keftedes, a traditional pie and a Naxian omelette with cheese and herbs. You’ll love how fresh and delicious everything tastes when you all sit down to sample your work when it’s done!
Find out more
For more information on our food tasting and cooking classes in Naxos, contact the Kids Love Greece team. If you would like to combine a cooking class with an island sightseeing trip, we can also create a bespoke tour just for your family using our network of trusted service providers on the island.
Families should know
Includes snacks and/or meals
English speaking guide
Transport provided where needed
Kids will love
Tasting new food
Creating their own dishes
The fun guides and cooks who really make the day!
Parents will love
A chance to learn more of Greek cuisine
Meeting and talking with some locals
Best season to visit
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