Private tour

Chania: Old Town Highlights Private Tour with Street Food

4.8 / 5

26 reviews

Activity provider: Alma de Creta

Chania: Old Town Highlights Private Tour with Street Food

Activity provider: Alma de Creta
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From US$ 98.03 per person

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Discover the wonders of Chania’s historic Old Town on this private guided tour. With a local, explore Chania's charming streets, learn about the area’s history and culture, see famous landmarks, and enjoy traditional Cretan street food.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek, Spanish
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Chania's historic Old Town with a local guide
  • Learn about Chania's Venetian past and renaissance heritage
  • Admire the city's impressive architecture and scenic views
  • Visit shops and markets selling local produce including wine and cheese
  • Taste the flavors of Cretan cuisine as you enjoy tasty street food
Full description
Meet your guide in Chania’s bustling market, then set off into historic Old Town. Unravel the history of Chania as you stroll around the streets and admire the impressively well-preserved architecture. Stroll along the cobbled narrow paths of the city, and learn about Chania’s Venetian past, renaissance heritage, and Ottoman influences. Pass by famous landmarks and soak up the charming atmosphere as you mingle with the locals. As you explore, discover the flavors of Cretan cuisine, stop at colorful food shops and taverns, selling wine, olive-oil, cheese, herbs, spices, and more, and enjoy street food samples along the way.  
Includes
  • English/Spanish-speaking local guide
  • Savory Cretan delicacy tastings
  • Coffee or herbal tea
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the municipal market, under the clock. They will be holding an 'Alma de Creta' sign.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 26 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5

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We had an amazing experience learning about the rich history of Chania while getting the opportunity to taste the many culinary delicacies the city has to offer! Our guide, Sophia, was incredibly friendly and knowledgeable, and made the tour really fun for us. Sophia made sure we got to see a lot of the city, including parts of it that we would not have had the chance to see on our own. All of the food stops we made along the way had unbelievably flavourful food. We were extremely pleased with our experience and would recommend anyone to do this tour!

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September 26, 2022

Sophia provided an excellent introduction to the history of Chania and Crete, and introduced us to several of the unique foods of the island. She was interesting, articulate and very pleasant. Before our tour ended, she helped us with recommendations for other activities while on our trip. We would highly recommend taking a private tour with her.

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September 21, 2022

Sophia was an amazing tour guide! She taught us not only about the different Cretan foods but also about the history of Chania. We enjoyed our morning walking around taking in the sites and learning about the Cretan culture. It was something great to do on our first day here!

August 11, 2022

Product ID: 387622