Halloumi Heaven: Cheese-Making Class & Troodos Mountain Villages 8h

Halloumi Heaven: Cheese-Making Class & Troodos Mountain Villages 8h

Hello from Cyprus Taste Tours! We're a friendly team of locals all with Cypriot heritage. A group of true foodies, our activities focus on discovering Cyprus through food & wine...

There's nothing like tasting fresh, warm halloumi cheese straight out of the pot and on this small group tour there will be plenty to enjoy throughout the day! You'll be picked up from a Larnaca location of your choice and driven into the Troodos mountain countryside to the cheese-making workshop of a village local. You’ll take part in the process from start to finish and the experience will end with a delicious brunch which will include the cheeses made plus lots more.

The activities don't end there as you'll be taken further into the mountain villages to visit other local producers and the quaint village of Lefkara. During this afternoon of exploring you'll taste Cyprus olive oil, local honey, traditional sweets along with other delicacies!


A fantastic way to explore with a local! A guide from our team will pick you up from a Larnaca location of your choice and you’ll be driven into the Troodos mountain countryside to the cheese-making workshop of a village local to learn the traditional technique of halloumi and anari cheese making. You’ll take part in the process from start to finish while spending time with true locals. This hands-on workshop ends with a traditional sit-down experience where you'll enjoy a delicious brunch which will include the cheeses made plus lots more.

We'll then continue our journey into the scenic mountain villages to visit a honey producer, traditional sweets workshop and a local making products with donkey milk. Part of our touring will be a visit to Lefkara village where you’ll see the local ladies making the famous Cyprus lace plus time to shop & explore.

Any applicable entrance fees, tasting fees, door-to-door transport, traditional brunch, coffee & drinks are all included in the tour price.

Stop At:

• Pano Lefkara, Pano Lefkara, Larnaka District
• Ecophysis Georgia, Vavla Cyprus
• Golden Donkeys Farm, Skarinou Village, Skarinou 7731 Cyprus

Sample Menu

• Drinks included... - Tea, coffee & homemade lemonade are served throughout the cheese-making workshop.
• Brunch - A delicious brunch of the cheeses made along with village bread, farm fresh eggs, smoked ham, olives, tomatoes, cucumber, jams & honey.
• Tastings along the way... - At each stop after our cheese-making workshop there will be yummy tastings - honey, traditional sweets, wine, chocolates and more!

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"You must let us know if you need to be back by a certain time"
"Participants are required to check the current rules of movement within the Republic of Cyprus before their tour and bring along anything that is necessary (e.g. Flight Pass / Safe Pass / Negative Covid Test / Face Mask etc.) We look forward to hosting you safely!"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"

Horário de Início: 09:00 AM
Duração: 7 Hours 30 Minutes
Ponto de partida: Traveler pickup is offered
We offer door-to-door transport from almost any Larnaca location including hotels, airbnbs, private accommodation, cruise terminal, landmarks etc. We can also offer pick-up or drop-off at Larnaca airport if this makes your participation more convenient. If you do not see your pickup location on the list at the time of booking - please go ahead with your booking and in the unlikely case that we cannot fulfil the pick-up - a full refund will be processed.

This tour runs on specific dates - if the available dates aren't suitable and you would like to take part in a food / wine experience on another day then please check Cyprus Taste Tours for our other options as we have activities running on every day of the week.

PLEASE NOTE: We offer bespoke journeys into the Troodos mountain range and therefore the itineraries stated are subject to change with the season and the locals available to host us. The timings are a guideline and if you must be back at your accommodation at a certain time - YOU MUST LET US KNOW IN ADVANCE.

PLEASE NOTE: The Troodos mountain range spans Larnaca, Limassol, Paphos and Nicosia and it is in the mountainous areas of these districts that you find the rural villages of Cyprus. This tour DOES NOT visit Troodos Square and will only visit various villages within the Troodos mountain region.

We keep our tours authentic by visiting true locals and because these local villagers are busy with every day life – we cannot guarantee which stops we’ll be visiting after the cheese-making workshop... However, here’s an example list of products - honey / traditional sweets / wine / donkey milk products / carob honey.

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Alcoholic Beverages - There's an optional wine tasting along the way
  • Brunch - We'll enjoy a delicious brunch along with the fresh cheeses made
  • Coffee and/or Tea - Mountain tea, black tea and Cyprus coffee along with homemade lemonade is offered throughout the cheese-making workshop along with refreshing homemade lemonade. Bottled water throughout the tour.
  • Snacks - There are tasting of local products along the way... honey, olives, traditional sweets, chocolates and more!
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All tasting and entrance fees
  • Local bilingual guide - fully trained in the food & wine of Cyprus
  • Support a small business along with the local culture
  • A great day out! Check out our Cyprus Taste Tours reviews to find out why you should book this tour!

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