Old Venetian Port of Chania

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From Rethymno: Chania and Lake Kournas Day Trip

From Rethymno: Chania and Lake Kournas Day Trip

Explore the picturesque city of Chania and the freshwater of Lake Kournas on this day trip from Rethymno. Enjoy pickup from your hotel and head for Chania, the charming city perched on Crete's north west coast. Admire the lively port of the Old Venetian Harbour and its imposing lighthouse. Stroll the atmospheric narrow streets of the city, filled with shops, churches and tavernas. Pick up some traditional local products like cheese or pastries at the municipal market. Shop for leather goods and souvenirs at the famous Halidon Street. Next, sit back and enjoy the scenic journey to Lake Kournas. Once there, explore the lake or tuck into a delicious meal at a local taverna. Enjoy the relaxing views beneath looming mountains. Look out too for the local wildlife - moorhens, eels, and turtles are among the permanent residents of this friendly wetland. Take pleasure in being out in nature amongst this beautiful scenery, before hopping back in the vehicle for your journey back to Rethymno.

Heraklion: City Highlights with a Private Driver

Heraklion: City Highlights with a Private Driver

Your day will start with a visit to Knossos, the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and home of the powerful and mythical King Minos. Wondering around its labyrinthine passages, you will time travel to an era 4,000 years ago and feel what life in the city was like in those days. Admire the monumental architecture, wall paintings, storage rooms, and workshops at the birthplace of European civilization. Next, walk on the Fortifications of Heraklion, the best-preserved city walls in the Mediterranean, in order to have a panoramic view of the Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis, author of Zorba the Greek. Visit the Cathedral of St. Minas, the imposing church adorned with Byzantine wall paintings and the essence of incense. Reaching the Old Town, meander its alleys and pedestrianized city center allowing you to stroll around undisturbed and explore the blending of traditional and modern lifestyles. In the heart of the Old Town, see the Morosini Lions Fountain, constructed during the Venetian era and the typical meeting point for locals. Surrounded by various shops ready to serve coffee, ice cream, and local delicacies, this is a place awake around the clock. Right across is St. Mark's Basilica, host to the Municipal Art Gallery open to the public almost all day every day. On your way to the Old Venetian Harbour, you will see the Venetian Loggia, the city's town hall and a masterpiece of architecture. The best-known feature of Heraklion not to missed is the famous Koules Fortress which defended the city from its enemies in the 16th century.

Chania: Sunset Tour by Private Boat

Chania: Sunset Tour by Private Boat

Discover the Captivating Charm of Chania with Sea Breeze Cruises Embark on an unforgettable adventure with Sea Breeze Cruises, the premier provider of exclusive private boat tours in Chania, Crete. Indulge in a world of luxury as you explore the breathtaking landscapes of Balos Lagoon, Seitan Limania, Thodorou Island, and Menies Beach aboard our high-speed, state-of-the-art yachts. Explore the Wonders of Chania's Coastline Our expert crew ensures a seamless and personalized experience as you snorkel in the crystal-clear waters, discovering the vibrant marine life and hidden coves that Chania has to offer. Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway, family fun, or an exciting day out with friends, Sea Breeze Cruises has something to captivate every traveler. Unwind with Breathtaking Sunset Cruises For a truly unforgettable experience, join us on one of our sunset boat cruises. As the sun dips below the horizon, bask in the warm glow and witness the stunning transformation of Chania's coastline. This magical setting provides the perfect backdrop for romantic evenings or quality time with loved ones, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Unlock the Hidden Treasures of Chania Looking for the ultimate way to explore Chania? Look no further than Sea Breeze Cruises. Rent a boat and let us take you on a journey to discover the wonders of this enchanting destination. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Crete while enjoying the comfort and luxury of our state-of-the-art vessels, tailored to cater to your every need. Don't miss the opportunity to experience Chania like never before. Book your private boat trip with Sea Breeze Cruises and unlock the hidden treasures of this captivating destination in style.

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(11 reviews)

In Chania you really have plenty of time to explore the old town. The city is just beautiful. We only had 1.5 hours at Lake Kournas, here we had to decide whether we wanted to visit one of the numerous taverns or explore the landscape and the lake. Half an hour longer would have been nice. All in all, it was a very nice day, and it was worth it for us.

A great private guided tour with Yannis. He organized everything perfectly and looked after us really well, including drinks and snacks. We learned a lot about Crete from the culture and history today and finally we were able to go shopping in Heraklion. Just great thanks Yannis and Creta.cab

George was the BEST we enjoyed everything. He’s such a gentleman! Very knowledgeable, considerate, and accommodating.

Exactly what I wanted thanks so much. The driver and guide were first class

George was very helpful,excellent driver. Highly recommended.