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The Miracle of Wine and Olive Oil: Day Tour from Chania

Product ID: 75126
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Spend an enjoyable day touring family wineries and an olive oil factory on this trip from Chania. Sit a while among the fragrant olive trees and then dive deep into nature’s miracle as you taste award-winning local wines of the Kissamos region.
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Duration: 6 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pickups begin 30-60 minutes prior to the tour departure time

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore winery cellars and see where wine is bottled and matured
  • See the oldest olive tree in the world, estimated to be 3,000 years old
  • Learn about the history and mythology of Crete
Full description
Travel through stunning natural landscapes up into the mountains of the Kissamos region on this 7-hour tour from Chania.

Stop at a traditional family winery, established in 1993, and learn about the varieties of wine they produce and their ideas for modern farming processes and wine production.

Taste award-winning local Vidiano, Muscat of Spina and some international varieties such as Grenache rouge, Syrah and Mourvèdre that each have a unique taste due the local terroir.

Next you’ll visit a traditional village and see the oldest olive tree in the world, with an estimated age of 3,000 years.

This is a day filled with tasting different wine expressions of noble grapes and a variety of delicious foods.

Head to another winery in the Kissamos region to taste a special local blend of white wines with Vilana, Vidiano and Assyrtiko varieties.

Walk through the idyllic landscape of the vineyards and visit the family’s olive oil factory. Learn about extra virgin olive oil production. The wine tasting here will be accompanied by a tasting of extra virgin olive oils and local pure products, creating combinations your palate will never forget.

You’ll also learn the Cretan way of saying goodbye drinking the award-winning Tsikoudia.
Includes
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • Food tasting
  • Wine tasting
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from specific locations in Chania region
  • Small-group tour
  • Olive oil tasting
  • English-speaking guide and wine specialists
  • Air-conditioned bus transfer
  • ISO 9001 certified services
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Wine tasting is not allowed for children under 18 years of age. Water or fresh orange juice will be offered instead
• The company reserves the right to make minor changes to the program when this is considered necessary, such as in the case of unfavorable weather conditions. This can be done without prior notice
• Reservations must be made at least 24 hours before the tour
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 58 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
4.9/5

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GE ES TOURS CHANIA LTD

Product ID: 75126