Particularly healthy and nutritious, honey is one of local products of Crete that you should definitely try and purchase before leaving Heraklion. The honey that is produced on the island is of excellent quality, reflecting both the knowledge and care of the experienced beekeepers, and the ideal climatic conditions.

Try the thyme honey, characterized for its amber color and intense aroma, forest honey which is light in color, rich in minerals and full in flavor, as well as sage honey which is also light in color and rich in essential oils and organic acids.