Choose a small group Jeep Safari tour to enjoy the Cretan landscape, to visit a unique destination not accessible by rentals where the shepherds live in summer time and produce cheese using a centuries-old method called “graviera”. Enjoy your lunch time in Cretan flavor with Cretan salad, wine and dessert at historical Therisso village, where the Cretan revolution began in 1905 and changed the local history.
High mountain tops stand stately in endless blue sky and may appear rough and unfriendly, but in the mountains an ancient tradition is passed from generation to generation for over thousands of years. Animal herding in Crete was a popular profession at one time, today animal herding is still important and although people do not have a goat in their household anymore, shepherds remain a popular profession. Follow them along the 1,400-meter (4500 ft )high White Mountains and visit the traditional Mitato, or shepherd’s hut. You will discover how they live, what challenges they face and how they produce cheese using a centuries-old method called graviera.
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