Lefkada island is mostly famous among visitors for its impressive beaches with the exotic deep blue color. Beyond this unique beauty, Lefkada has a great culinary mosaic to reveal and promises a memorable experience.

 

LEFKADA FOOD TOURS

Lefkada Food Tours is a passionate team that admires the cultural heritage and the traditional cuisine. With our guided tours you get the opportunity to discover another perspective of the island through a culinary glance that takes you into the heart of the local trademark. You will visit places that are well – known for their quality among locals and you will get to know old customs.

If you are a foodie lover you already know that every bite gives you a better understanding of your destination. Make sure not to miss the chance to enrich your time in Lefkada with our unique gastronomic tours and explore the island through its food. Enjoy the company of small groups while listening to fascinating stories and spend your time like a local.

 

THE FOOD TOURS AND EXPERIENCES

 

LOCAL FLAVORS WALKING TOUR AND WINE TASTING

Lefkada Food Tours : A unique experience!

 

If you want to acquaint yourself with the culinary history of  Lefkas this is your tour.

Enjoy this small group walking tour through the port and the market of Nydri and sample a variety of traditional creations along the way. Dive into the culinary tradition and share some authentic flavors and drinks with your personal local guide while you hear stories about traditional roots.

You’ll make stops at four different places famous among locals for their quality. At the first two stops you will taste some local delicacies (pastel with sesame, nougat, olive oil, olives, ‘salami’ and cheese, traditional pastries) complemented by four different wine varieties. At the next stop you will savor some authentic sea food dishes perfectly pairing with ‘ouzo’ from local producers. The tour will be completed with a stop to the local patisserie where you will be treated some traditional sweets.

MONDAY – THURSDAY 18:30-21:30
Group Size: 8 people max

GREEK CUISINE COOKING CLASS

Lefkada Food Tours : A unique experience!

 

Join hands – on cooking class and indulge your love for Greek cuisine.

In the backyard of our chef’s restaurant you will prepare a delicious 4 – course menu composed by daily fresh products. With his instructions you will get an inner look to the local cooking philosophy and will acquaint yourself with traditional cooking techniques.

As entrees you will learn how to make ‘tzatziki’ and zucchini bowls. Continuing with the main dish you will prepare pasta with seafood (shrimps, kalamari, mussels) and seasonal herbs. For dessert, you will learn how to make a yogurt cream with caramelized fruit. At the end of the class, you will enjoy the food you prepared complemented by local wine.

MONDAY – SUNDAY 14:00-17:00

Group Size: 6 people max

 

SPEED BOAT CUISINE AND GREEK CUISINE COOKING CLASS

 

Lefkadas' turquoise crystal clear watersLefkadas’ turquoise crystal clear waters

Spend your day in an alternative way and enjoy a hands-on cooking class.

We pick you up with Lefkas magic escape speedboats from the closest to your accommodation port and we start the trip to a quiet and private beach on the East part of Lefkas. There, you can swim in the deep blue water and explore the sea bottom with the provided snorkeling equipment. Then, you will take a tour around Onassis island (Skorpios) and the famous Greek poet Aristotelis Valaoritis island (Madouri). The final stop is the cosmopolitan Nydri where you will join the cooking class.

In the backyard of our chef’s restaurant you will prepare a delicious 4 – course menu composed by daily fresh products. With his instructions you will get an inner look to the local cooking philosophy and will acquaint yourself with traditional cooking techniques.

As entrees you will learn how to make ‘tzatziki’ and zucchini bowls. Continuing with the main dish you will prepare pasta with seafood (shrimps, kalamari, mussels) and seasonal herbs. For dessert, you will learn how to make a yogurt cream with white chocolate and caramelized fruit. After finishing the class, you will enjoy the food you prepared complemented by local wine.

At the end, we drive you back to your accommodation or you pick your own vehicle.

UNDER REQUEST

Duration:9:30-18:00

 

LOCAL WINERY VISIT

Lefkada Food Tours : A unique experience!

 

Join this fascinating tour in the winery of ‘Lefkas Earth’ and enjoy your preferable wine in the area of the vineyards.

Indulge yourself in wine delights of the unique varieties of ‘Vardea’ and ‘Vertzami’ that are grown only in Lefkada. This guided tour walks you through the main sections of the ‘Lefkas Earth’ winery where you will learn about the wine making methods. You will wander around the fascinating area of the winery and enter an exhibition of old wine making and farming tools. At the end of the tour you will taste 4 different wines and you will have the chance to enjoy your favorite one (one bottle for 2 persons) accompanied with delicious nibbles under the natural scenery of the vineyard.

 

TRADITIONAL BREAKFAST IN YOUR OWN PLACE

Greek coffee with a traditional sweet treat
Greek coffee with a traditional sweet treat

Enjoy our delicious breakfast full of local flavors directly prepared by our chef at your own accommodation.

In this customized service our chef will visit you at your own accommodation and will prepare for you a breakfast full of local tastes. Start your day with a gorgeous breakfast inspired by the local cuisine and get the chance to enjoy a variety of unique dishes. You will try ‘salami’ with eggs, feta cheese and tomato (known as ‘strapatzada’) paired with spinach salad, hand- made local pastry with rozoli liquer sauce, yogurt with crispy caramelized almonds and honey, fig pie, pastel, Greek coffee with olive oil cracker and fresh orange juice.

MONDAY – SUNDAY 8:00-11:00

minimum 2 people

 

COOKING CLASS IN A TRADITIONAL FISH TAVERN

Fresh Greek ingredients

 

Learn the secrets behind an authentic Greek meal in the scenery of a blooming garden.

Discover the local flavors through this cooking class and get to know how some delicious traditional dishes are prepared. Under the guidance of our instructor you will prepare tasty homemade dishes like greek salad, ‘’riganada’’ and  fish soup.

Using only daily fresh products you will get the opportunity to pick vegetables and aromatic herbs directly from the garden. In addition, you will also taste home-made ‘feta’ cheese, extra virgin olive oil and wine from the owner’s vineyard.

While cooking you will hear stories about fishing and the origins of the dishes that you prepare. You will see and learn about fishing tools. As soon as the meal is ready, you sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labor complemented by local wine. Starting with your appetizers – ‘riganada’(bread with tomato and small fish), ‘tzatziki’, greek fish – roe dip – and salad to continue with delicious fish soup and a lovely dessert.

MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY 17:30-20:30

Group Size: 6 People Max

 

CONTACT DETAILS

LEFKADA FOOD TOURS OFFICE
AGIOS NIKITAS,
LEFKADA, GREECE

lefkadafoodtours@gmail.com

TEL. 0030 6948068819