The religious rituals and the feasts at the village churches provide the perfect opportunity to experience local traditions as well as the local way to have fun with marvelous music, traditional dancessome of which are easy to learn!
Apart from the traditional ways of entertainment, there are also events and clubs with modern music and dances that last all night long.
In all the villages there are traditional coffee shops and taverns, where visitors can enjoy a greek coffee, herbal teas, or the famous tsikoudia (raki) and taste the local foods and specialties, that often differ from village to village!
The food is always cooked with olive oil - which is the best in the world- while the salads and the fruits served are often produced by the family that owns the tavern.
A walk in the villages will give visitors the opportunity to see buildings of traditional architecture, picturesque streets, fountains, and other works of folk architecture and beautiful old and new churches, symbols of the vivid religious tradition of rural Crete. Visitors will also take a glimplse at the villager's everyday life and experience their warm hospitality.