Top 20 Experiences in chania
Semi Private Premium | Catamaran Cruise with BBQ on board & Drinks
Sail around Santorini on a Catamaran during this 5-hour Cruise, departing from Vlychada Marina. Sail past the island's highlights, such as the Red & White Beaches, the Indian Rocks, and the Venetian Lighthouse of Akrotiri. Stop for snorkeling, marvel at the scenic views of the Aegean Sea and the Volcanic Caldera, and enjoy our onboard BBQ Lunch or Dinner with local wine, beer and soft drinks.
Full-Day Trip to Chania from Rethymno
The bus departs around 09:00 from Rethymno for the drive to Crete’s capital city of Chania, the most beautiful town on the island. Settled more than 4,000 years ago, Chania is one of the oldest cities in Europe.On this full-day excursion you’ll have 5 hours to explore Chania, with plenty of free time for a romantic walk through the idyllic old town.Visit historic neighborhoods, churches and museums and take a walk to the beautiful Venetian Port for shopping, a cup Greek coffee and lunch (not included in the tour price).At around 16:00 the bus will depart for the return trip Rethymno.
Balos Lagoon & Falassarna Beach - Semi Private Jeep Tour with Lunch
Live a unique experience on a Semi Private tour, up to 6 guests/vehicle-guide. Only local guides, driving 7 seater 4wd, full A/C, vehicles ,will allow you to relish the 18km (12 miles) rough road route from Kaliviani village to Balos parking area, which buses or minibuses can’t offer. Enjoy the magnificent view of Balos from high above and take memorable photos of this magnificent view. Last stop the Falassarna beach. A 3 hours relaxing stop, where you can enjoy the bright sun on one of the longest sandy beaches on Crete, swim in the crystal clear waters and sunbathe on the reserved - just for you - sunbeds really comfortable with pillows, at the 1st row of the umbrella's. The restaurant and the beach bar is carefully selected and reach our company's specifications. During the tour the guest's privacy is in priority. The local drivers/guides will give you basic culture and historical information. Join us, be a traveller!
Crete Wine and Olive Oil Tour
Wine tour to a family winery, an olive oil factory and magnificent places to admire the nature’ s miracle…
The Delicious Chania PRIVATE Street Food Tour
The Delicious Chania Street Food Tour invites you to discover a different side of the town of Chania by joining the Cretans in what is probably their favorite activity: eating!! An alternative walking tour in the Old Town exploring Chania's cultural identity ; a great introduction to this beautiful town with a local insider guide and definitely one of the best things to do in Chania on your first day, ideal also for those visiting Chania on a cruise for just a day.
Walking “Food tasting tour” in the town of Chania
It must have been the Daily Telegraph that a couple of years ago mentioned a reason to visit each Greek island. For Crete, the main reason was the food. Locals couldn't agree more, as 90% of the Greek islands might have unparalleled beauty, but Crete offers the best quality of food on top of that as well. For this reason, a food tour in town would have been the very best idea. This experience is going to give you the opportunity to taste an abundance of local products, from the greatest Cretan producers. From the classic Raki / Tsikoudia, to Cretan Bougatsa, the local varieties of local Cheese, olives, and even the very best sweets. In order to make this tour unique, we have added a visit to a local herbs and products store, (which, among locals, is considered the most secret gem) and also a visit to the best traditional manufacturer of Cretan knives. In a few words, if someone is in Crete in order to experience its authenticity, this tour is exactly what they need.
Chania Old Town Private Tour with pick up
This is a private tour with a 7-seater van for a maximum 6 guests. Will pick up from Souda port or hotels near Chania west coast. Chania’s Old Town is being inhabited since the ancient ages of the Minoan Civilization from 5000BC. Since then it has always been a vivid place of prosperity and growth, influenced through the ages by the various cultures, Romans, Arabs, Jews, Venetians and Ottoman Turks. We will stroll through the historic alleys and see the Byzantine and the Venetian/Ottoman Walls and Fortifications, then walk through the main streets and see the emergence of history from the archeological excavations of the Minoan era to the Medieval and Recent Ages through the old buildings, the churches, the synagogues and the mosques. Also we will visit the Orthodox, the Muslim and the Jewish Quarter and explore how people lived together through times with peace or turbulence. Optionally we could have lunch in a local restaurant after the end of the tour.
Samaria Gorge Hiking from Chania
There is no better way to experience the real side of Crete, than to traverse the island's unspoiled soil, swim in its crystal waters and stroll down its traditional villages. This hiking tour of the Samaria Gorge will give you the opportunity to do all 3 and at your own pace. Early in the morning, you will be picked up from designated spots around Chania via a luxurious bus and reach the starting point of your tour in Omalos Plateau around 7 am. Shadowed by the adjacent White Mountains and with plenty of drinking water to be found along the way in many natural springs, this self-paced hike will create unique memories for every traveler. Behind your group, there will always be a hiking escort to ensure everyone's safety and provide assistance if needed. At around 17:00 you will start your trip back to the place where you were picked up from.
Milia Mountain Retreat - Semi Private Safari Tour with Tastings and Lunch
Live a unique experience on a Semi Private tour, up to 6 guests/vehicle-guide. It's not just a tour for tastings, driving you from one to another winery/olive mill, but it is an adventurous Semi Private exploring tour, with lunch time and not only snacks and beverages. Will allow you to explore on really comfortable conditions a part from the mainland of Crete which compatible vehicles, buses or mini buses, can’t offer. At Anoskeli's olive mill and winery the Sommeliers and Wine-Olive Oil producers, as more professional in their sector, will inform you about the wine and olive oil when they serve you. You will visit the Milia Mounain Retreat,one of the top 50 worldwide choices of National Geographic magazine, concerning eco-tourism and agro-tourism. The food at Milia's restaurant reach our company's specifications. During the tour the guest's privacy is in priority. The local drivers/guides will give you basic culture and historical information. Join us, be a traveller!
Snorkeling and Boat Tour in Crete
Snorkeling is very relaxing and at the same time a very exciting activity which is suitable for all ages. Join us in a daily (morning or afternoon) guided “snorkeling” trip, take the mask, fins, snorkel and shorty wet suit from us, board on our 10 meters shady rib boat and take the chance to relax watching the marine life of our island. We visit always two different spots with a lot of marine life, such as caves and an open water area always depends on the weather conditions
The 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour – Explore East Chania Mainland
A unique tour through traditional Cretan villages. The nature landscape and the culture signs will take your breath away...This is a tour of the unique area of Apokoronas, the East province of Chania region. The purpose of this tour is to introduce the visitors of this island to the pure side of the Cretan mainland. Tour around the villages, meet the locals, taste the delicious local products and learn everything about Crete’s history, culture and traditions.
Stand -Up Paddleboard and Multi-Surprise Elements Tour in Crete
We are a small family business with a great heart for the outdoor activities. This tour is personal for us, we have designed it after many many years of being in different sectors of the tourism industry, after many many kilometers of paddling our seas and after many many hours of paddle and safety and rescue courses around the world. It is our only intent to offer a memorable, fun, easy, safe and innovative summer activity that will be the highlight of your holidays in Chania!
Knossos-Arch.Museum-Heraklion City - Full Day Private Tour from Chania
During this day trip, we explore the oldest civilization of Europe, the Minoan palace of Knossos, which is connected with thrilling legends, such as the myth of the Labyrinth with the Minotaur and the story of Daidalos and Ikaros. Our next stop is the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, one of Europe’s most important museums, where we admire more than 15000 artefacts. Afterwards, we have the chance to wander around Heraklion and discover a Venetian fortress at the entrance of the harbor, gorgeous neoclassical buildings, Byzantine churches and many fountains.
Wine & Olive Oil Tastings - Semi Private Safari Tour with Lunch
Live a unique experience on a Semi Private tour, up to 6 guests/vehicle-guide. Only local guides, driving 7 seater Luxury 4wd, full A/C, vehicles , will allow you to explore on really comfortable conditions a part from the mainland of Crete which compatible vehicles, buses or mini buses, can’t offer. It's not just a tour for tastings, driving you from one to another winery/olive mill, but it is an adventurous Semi Private exploring tour, with lunch time and not only snacks and beverages. At Anoskeli's olive mill and winery the Sommeliers and Wine-Olive Oil producers, as more professional in their sector, will inform you about the wine and olive oil when they serve you 2 olive oils and 5 wine. Driving on rough roads you will enjoy the view from Topolia or Samaria gorge, depending from which from the restaurants will be open at the time, for your lunch time. During the tour the guest's privacy is in priority and you have information about the culture and the local history.
White Mountains - Semi Private Safari Tour with Tastings & Lunch
Only local guides, driving 7 seater 4wd, full A/C, vehicles , will allow you to explore on really comfortable conditions a part from the mainland of Crete which compatible vehicles, buses or mini buses, can’t offer. Early in the morning we visit the 3000-5000 years old olive tree and later at Anoskeli's olive mill and winery the Sommeliers and Wine-Olive Oil producers, as more professional in their sector, will inform you about the wine and olive oil when they serve you. The adventurous part of the tour is to approach the White Mountains from Sebronas gorge and driving on rough roads. Have your lunch time at 1200m/4000ft altitude with a magnificent view to Samaria Gorge and the highest summit, named Pachnes (2453m/8048ft). Heading back to Chania enjoy the view at the Aegean sea from 1000m/3300ft.
Mythical Escape: Cave of Zeus & Knossos Palace with Lassithi Plateau from Chania
Come with us on a journey along East Crete reveling in the endless luxuries of Lassithi Plateau that is basked in allure forests & fertile land dotted with iconic windmills. From the comfort of a luxury chauffeured vehicle at your disposal, our knowledgeable local insider will ensure you experience the best of the whole itinerary. Discover quaint villages, local lifestyle, storied monuments, Byzantine Monasteries & Cretan art. Tuck into a culinary odyssey & savor genuine tastes loved by our legendary forefathers. It’s our job to hook you up with only the most authentic eateries. Amble in the footsteps of gods to the Cave of Zeus. Plunge into the mythical birthplace & sense the sanctity of this ancient site. When in Knossos Palace, luxuriate in the eternal magnificence of the Minoan ruins & frescoes. Succumb to the personalized service of a top history-archaeology guide & let us stimulate you with eclectic information by ensuring a stress-free pace in all archaeological areas.
Elafonisi Beach and Milia Mountain Retreat - Semi Private Jeep Tour with Lunch
We offer a Semi Private tour, up to 6 guests per 4wd vehicle/guide, to explore a part of the west Crete. We will visit the Elafonisi beach and a - National Geographic Magazine's - suggestion, the famous Milia Mountain Retreat, for your lunch time. We start early in the morning in order to preserve your privacy and avoid the crowdy hours witch follow at Elafonisi beach. During the guided tour you will learn about life in Cretan villages, culture, history and tradition. At Elafonisi, enjoy the bright sun, swim in the crystal clear waters and sunbathe on the reserved - just for you - sunbeds. It's not just a transfer to spend your day at Elafonisi beach.It's a tour for people who like to explore and have an adventurous day! Book this - small group - authentic tour, take your chance to visit Elafonisi beach and the famous Milia Mountain Retreat having a memorable day. Join us and be a traveler!
Half-Day Private Walking Tour along the Orthodox Gorge
We start from (Chania Xenodoxio) and we get on the road leading to the foothills of the White Mountains, towards the hinterland of Chania. We pass through the orange plantations and olive groves of the Agia area. Our first stop is at the Holy Monastery of the Transfiguration (Moni Metemorfoseos) to visit the ancient premises, and its church, and then walk along a short and easy gorge dotted with old chapels and churches surrounded by centennial pine trees. We continue to reach a famous local winery and discover all the secrets of Crete's amazing wine production. Here we can sample some of the characteristic local wine varieties and taste other local delicacies such as raki and cheese. The next stop will be on the side of Agia Lake, the largest sweetwater lake in the region of Chania, home to a plethora of birds and unique vegetation. We stop for a while for a coffee or refreshment with gorgeous views of the lake. Hike: Easy, 25-35 minutes, bring comfortable walking shoes.
Elafonisi Full-Day Tour from Chania
After we pick you up in the morning from various locations around Chania, we will follow the green north coast just before Kastelli and finally reach the rock chapel of Agia Sophia through the village of Topolia. After a short visit to this incredibly interesting site, we will proceed to the main attraction of the tour! Elafonisi is located on the southwestern most point of Crete and being an oblong gives the impression of being a separate island as it seems to be divided into two parts by water. On the eastern side of the beach, in front of the lagoon, you will find umbrellas, showers, lifeguards, snack bars and changing rooms. In Elafonisi, you will have plenty of time to explore the area and swim in the crystal clear waters!
Rethymno City-Kournas Lake - (All inclusive) Half Day Private Tour from Chania
During this half day trip, we will take you to Rethymno, a well-organized city with a variety of picturesque routes to follow and numerous historical monuments to visit. You will be amazed by the large Venetian castle Fortezza, countless churches and mosques, the old lighthouse, arches, cobbled paths and many other beautiful hidden spots of the old city. Our next stop is the famous Lake of Kournas, the only freshwater lake in Crete. This place is ideal for relaxation and a walk, where you can enjoy the magnificent view of the White Mountains reflected in the waters while drinking a cup of traditional Greek coffee.