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Cook to meet the Minoans

Learn about the Minoan diet and how to cook Minoan food!

Replicate the way ancient Cretans cooked their meals in clay cookware, in an open fire pit in a cooking class the Minoan way! Learn everything about the Minoan meals and drinks and learn how to prepare them!

The menu is based on archaeological evidence and includes meals and drinks, while the cooking class the Minoan way is conducted by an archaeologist in an archaeological pit especially designed for kids. The pit is based on real-life archaeological excavations from the Minoan time period. 

This is your chance for an original cooking class in Crete. You can add an excavation simulation and mosaic workshop at the same place to enrich your day. The pit is located close to Chania. While in Crete with kids, you are recommended to check all MAMAKITA kid-friendly activities.


Ideal for families with children from 5 years old

Period of operation: Throughout the year

Duration: 3 hours