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Wine and Food tasting walking tourWine Tastings

Wine and Food tasting walking tour

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Getting to know the real Chania is difficult without a guide to show you behind the tourist sights. This small-group tour delivers: introducing you to its foods, customs, people, and wines in ways only a local can. Stroll around Chania’s lanes, churches, and monuments; meet townsfolk, visit authentic spots, and sample staples such as sesame bread, cheese, and Cretan honey before a wine-tasting. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.37
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$102.37
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The Real Cretan Cooking ExperienceCooking Classes

The Real Cretan Cooking Experience

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Visit the family mountain home of a local Cretan for a completely authentic evening of cooking, eating, and cultural exchange. Begin your visit with a walk through the vegetable gardens, where you harvest ingredients to use in your recipes. Learn traditional dishes from your hosts, and hear the stories behind each dish. Enjoy a walk through the mountain paths with views of the Aegean Sea. Sit down to a meal you helped prepare, including local wine and a sweet dessert.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.59
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$97.59
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Wine Discovery- Visit 2 Wineries on this Half Day Group TourWine Tastings

Wine Discovery- Visit 2 Wineries on this Half Day Group Tour

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The island of Crete has been an active winemaking region for centuries – men and women have been growing grapes on the island and turning it into wine since the times of ancient Greece. On this easygoing afternoon tour, visit wineries carrying on that tradition today in a small and intimate tour group. Enjoy exclusive behind the scenes walks through these wineries, sample their wines and learn how to taste them like the professionals on the island.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.45
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$98.45

Private Cretan Cooking Experience- Cook with us!Cooking Classes

Private Cretan Cooking Experience- Cook with us!

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We believe in experiencing and feeling the authentic vibes of every place. One of the "must do" things you should do coming to Crete is to taste some of local foods. It is a common truth that Cretan gastronomy is the main body of Mediterranean diet (proven by many studies such as "The Seven Countries Study"). So, we offer you the opportunity not only to taste the Cretan cuisine but also to learn & cook authentic Cretan recipes by your own! We have been born and bred in Crete for more than three generations. So, the Cretan lifestyle & diet runs in our veins. Along with my mother, we would love to share with you all the secrets of traditional Cretan cuisine, cook authentic Cretan recipes and learn cooking techniques that we follow for more than 3 generations. All in all, we want to make you feel like a local Cretan. We want to immerse you in Cretan culture & spirit. Smell, taste & feel our tradition, through a unique hands-on cooking experience!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.26
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$72.26
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Private Food Tour-More Than Just Food!Cooking Classes

Private Food Tour-More Than Just Food!

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We believe in experiencing and feeling the authentic vibes of every place. We have been born and bred in the South Crete (in Messara Plain) for more than three generations. So, the Cretan lifestyle & diet runs in our veins. Along with my grandmother & my mother, we would love to immerse you in Cretan culture and spirit! We would love to do that by showing you how we used to cultivate olive groves and how we do now, how you can see if an olive oil is extra virgin or not, how we harvest olive oils. Moreover we will guide you in our family's greenhouses and show you how we cultivate them. And the best part come in the end...We will have a traditional picnic under a big olive tree, where my grandma will show you how we make cheese, you will have the chance to taste warm mizithra (kind of cheese) and a variety of local meze and raki! All in all, we want to make you feel like a local Cretan. Smell, taste & feel our tradition, through a unique food tour experience!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.15
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$42.15
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Traditional Cretan cooking class and lunch for private groupsCooking Classes

Traditional Cretan cooking class and lunch for private groups

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Get a hands-on experience of Cretan cooking that goes far beyond simply eating in a Greek restaurant. You’ll be invited into your chef guide’s home to try making some Cretan specialities, including tzatziki, homemade cheese, moussaka, Greek salad, and others. Learn alongside a small group of just 10 fellow food lovers, which makes for an intimate atmosphere and plenty of time to ask questions.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.50
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$59.50
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Heraklion for Foodies Tour: Private Culinary ExperienceHalf-day Tours

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Heraklion for Foodies Tour: Private Culinary Experience

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Prepare for the ultimate Cretan foodie experience on this private gastronomy tour. Take the risk out of choosing a good place to eat by having a guide to take you to Heraklion’s most delicious eateries. You’ll save time researching where to eat and learn about Cretan cuisine as you explore and taste your way around town. Highlights include cream pies, Greek donuts, cheese, visiting an old-fashioned herb shop, and trying fresh seafood.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$272.99
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$321.18
$48.19 savings
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$272.99
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$321.18
$48.19 savings
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Lonely Planet Experiences: Rethymnon Morning History & Local Food TourWine Tastings

Lonely Planet Experiences: Rethymnon Morning History & Local Food Tour

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Get under the skin of Old Rethymnon on a 4-hour morning walking tour, including a food and wine tasting. Join your informative guide and hear about the city’s Byzantine, Venetian, Ottoman and even piratical conquerors through the ages. Trace the steps of warriors, sultans and nobles around the cobbled Old Town; view churches, mosques, markets and fountains, and gaze at the Venetian Fortezza. On route, get insider tips on local foodie hotspots, and stop to sample Cretan wine and snacks such as delicious ‘koulouri’ sesame-sprinkled bread, juicy olives and cheese.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.15
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$95.15
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Full-day Apokoronas Culture, Cuisine and Wine Tour from ChaniaDay Trips

Full-day Apokoronas Culture, Cuisine and Wine Tour from Chania

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Discover the cultural heart of Crete on this full-day tour of Apokoronas from Chania. Learn more about Cretan life, traditions, and handicrafts at the Apokoronas Museum; enjoy wine tasting at the wineries of the White Mountains; and sample local specialties such as rusks, raki, and cheeses; then tuck into a typical Cretan lunch.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.17
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$101.17
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Rethymno Gastronomy TourCultural Tours

Rethymno Gastronomy Tour

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Rethymno’s many artisan food producers present the perfect opportunity to explore the fresh, seasonal and often plant-based cuisine of Crete. Although poor quality fare is uncommon in Rethymno, if your time on Crete is limited you’ll want to focus in on the best Cretan food in town. This tour combines Rethymno’s culinary and historic heritage to provide you with an introduction as relaxed and simple as life here.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.29
Price varies by group size
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$78.29
Price varies by group size
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Private tour with a local! Wine tasting with light lunch and lake pedaloDay Trips

Private tour with a local! Wine tasting with light lunch and lake pedalo

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Have the opportunity to visit the only fresh water natural lake in the island of Crete, where you will relax and have a coffee break in a local taverna. You will admire the beauty of nature by riding a pedalo and for the brave ones by swimming into the lake with the ducks and the turtles. Next is the main destination the winery, where you will have a tour in the courtyard, the botanical garden and then to the production and storage area of the wines, to learn all the secrets of production and bottling. Then you will taste the delicacies of Crete in a light lunch with local wine.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.24
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$148.24

Wine - Beer - Olive Oil Tasting TourDay Trips

Wine - Beer - Olive Oil Tasting Tour

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The first references of wine and olive oil in Crete date back to 5000BC during the Minoan civilization. 7000 years later, Cretans produce wine, beer and olive oil on the same land, with the only changes the enhancement of production through technology and the optimization of crops. In this tour we will visit a winery, a beer and an olive oil factory. All three have high standards of production, marrying the old traditions with modern technology and processing. In each location we will spend around one hour touring the facilities and tasting. We can be flexible and eat in a local restaurant, visit a 5000 year old olive tree, nearby monastery, Maleme airfield and the WW2 military cemetery. Tour times in each location can be modified depending on the travelers' starting time and the date. Before confirming each tour, I have to double check that the tours will be available. Each location has 3-4 time slots available.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$397.45
per group
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$397.45
per group
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Heraklion Bites and Sights Morning Small Group TourHalf-day Tours

Heraklion Bites and Sights Morning Small Group Tour

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Discover Heraklion’s hidden sights and culinary delights on a 4-hour walking tour. With a friendly local guide, dive into the heart of the Cretan capital to experience its landmarks, hidden gems and favorite foods. See sights such as St Titus Cathedral, walk atop the Venetian town walls, and discover hidden side streets and vibrant neighborhoods. Learn about Heraklion’s history, scout out tasty treats at a market, sip on Greek coffee and savor delicious 'meze' — small appetizers — at a taverna. Numbers are limited to 12 for a more personalized experience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$112.01
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$112.01
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Olive oil tour and tasting Private and Luxury

Olive oil tour and tasting

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From the tree to the bottle, you will find out everything about extra virgin olive oil. How are the olives harvested? How is the olive oil produced? What is the difference between First Cold Pressed and Cold Extraction? What should an extra virgin olive oil taste like? Discover our naturally flavoured oils with fruits and herbs from our Estate.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$14.83
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$14.83

Explore Chania's Old Town through the eyes of a localHalf-day Tours

Explore Chania's Old Town through the eyes of a local

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Explore Chania's Old Town on this walking tour with a local guide. See the city’s impressive 14th-century harbor and 16th-century lighthouse. Learn about Crete’s Venetian, Egyptian and Ottoman influences as you stroll through narrow streets filled with vendors and markets. You’ll also visit historical landmarks and sample local coffee and food along the way.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.30
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$80.30

Wine Tasting of The Cretan VineyardWine Tastings

Wine Tasting of The Cretan Vineyard

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Discover the rich world of Cretan wine on this guided winery tour. Visit several island wineries, sample their whites, reds and other varietals, and learn all about what goes into each glass: the work, the produce, the culture. Rather than navigating the roads of inland Crete in your own rental car, travel from winery to winery in provided group transport.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.29
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$78.29
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Cretan Night - Live Music and DanceDining Experiences

Cretan Night - Live Music and Dance

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Enjoy a fun introduction to Cretan culture on this evening tour. Tuck into a delicious dinner of typical island cuisine, sip fine Greek wine and be entertained by a thrilling Cretan Folklore show, including live music and traditional dance. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.17
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$101.17
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PLETHORA Group Wine Tour & TastingWine Tastings

PLETHORA Group Wine Tour & Tasting

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Discover the special character of cretan wines, like Liatiko and Vidiano, in the heart of the vine region of Crete.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.27
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$19.27

Cretan Olive Oil TastingDining Experiences

Cretan Olive Oil Tasting

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Olive oil has been a vital part of Crete’s culinary culture for generations, dating back to the times of ancient Greece. With this private tasting experience, discover why this simple oil is so important to the island’s culture and learn to use it in your cooking like the locals do. Enjoy a private tasting of several locally-produced oils and learn how to pair it with all sorts of ingredients from your tasting guide.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.18
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$48.18
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Full-day Sfakia Region Tour from Chania: Hiking, Cooking Class, Wine TastingDay Trips

Full-day Sfakia Region Tour from Chania: Hiking, Cooking Class, Wine Tasting

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Venture off the beaten track in Crete and discover the natural wonders, unique traditions, and delicious cuisine of the Sfakia region on this full-day small-group tour from Chania. Hike through the Imbros gorge; experience local life in Kallikratis village; sample typical Cretan food during a cooking class; and enjoy an expert-led wine tasting.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$202.34
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$202.34
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Private Wine and Olive Oil Tour with Wine ProfessionalDay Trips

Private Wine and Olive Oil Tour with Wine Professional

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Wine Adventure Tour by Chania Wine Tours  Spend a full day swirling, sipping, and tasting through western Crete with wine professionals. Perfect for honeymoons, birthdays, or other special occasions. Vasili and Anna Maria, the owners of Chania Wine Tours, are Greek-Americans that returned to their ancestral home of Crete. They are passionate wine people- Vasili owns vineyards and Anna Maria is a Certified Sommelier.  The first half of the day is dedicated to olive oil. Take in the endless olive trees at the Cave of Saint John the Hermit, learn all about olive oil production at Biolea Estate olive mill, and visit the oldest olive tree in the world! The second half of the day is for wine! Visit the vineyards and tasting room at Karavitakis Winery. Learn how to taste wine properly and how grapes are grown. Enjoy 6 wines. Then to Manousakis Winery for a tour of the winery to learn how wine is made before enjoy 5 more wines. Full lunch with unlimited wine is served on their terrace.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$251.91
Price varies by group size
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$251.91
Price varies by group size
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Crete Gourmet Trail of Rethymnon Including Food and Beverage TastingsHalf-day Tours

Crete Gourmet Trail of Rethymnon Including Food and Beverage Tastings

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Get off the beaten path on this 4-hour gourmet food tour in the Cretan city Rethymnon. Savor culinary delights like ‘kalitsounia’ (pastry pie), organic baklava with ice cream, and locally-made beer. Cap it all off with a one-of-a-kind food and wine tasting inside a 700-year-old wine cellar. All food and beverage tastings are included, and vegetarian options are available on request.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$161.39
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$161.39
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Full Day Sacred Paths Wine TourDay Trips

Full Day Sacred Paths Wine Tour

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Be transported to a magical world of wine, monasteries, chapels and scenic villages. Take the Sacred Paths to wonder! The tour’s first stop is the historic winery of the Monastery of Tzagarolon, this beautiful monastery is set in the picturesque Akrotiri peninsula of Chania. The temple features admirable Byzantine architecture, a folklore museum and an ancient library of rarities. Sample select wines from the monastery’s production while admiring and learning about the wine equipment of the past on display, your tasting will be paired with a small ‘kerasma’ meze offering. Enjoy a picturesque drive to the family-owned Dourakis Winery in Apokoronas to learn about viticulture and the winemaking process and taste their wine. The next stop is to a well-hidden old-style kafeneio, and just across from it is the last ‘sacred’ stop to meet the key holder of a treasured chapel to explore its beautifully painted Byzantine art interiors.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.37
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$102.37
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Sailing Trips with Cretan SailingSailing

Sailing Trips with Cretan Sailing

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From the moment you step onto the vessel you will experience Greek hospitality at its best. Our mission is to offer our guests an amazing experience where they live, feel and taste the best Crete has to offer through a unique journey of authentic moments. With daily trips to the uninhabited paradise of the island of Dia& St.George's and Stalis Bay, enjoy swimming in crystal clear waters,explore the authentic sites of Crete's nature, feel the sense of ultimate relaxation and make memories that will last for a lifetime.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.13
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$36.13

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