Get to know the way of life on Crete, in the island's far west region of Chania. With the 8-day version of this itinerary, you'll experience culture, scenery, and cuisine within the island's historic villages. Enjoy historical walking tours, Greek cooking lessons, and guided day trips to the surrounding countryside.
You'll explore some of the city's historic neighborhoods, including Topanas, Splantzia, Kolombo, and Kasteli. Enjoy narrow cobbled streets adorned with flowers and hillside panoramic views of the harbor. Peek into traditional Cretan taverns and shops, and admire the Old Town's varied architecture from the Cretans, Venetians, and Ottomans.
Dive into the past and visit the ruins of Kydonia, the great Minoan city. Enjoy the impressively high stone walls of former Byzantine-Venetian moats and learn all about the city's five old civilizations, including their culture, history, and mythology.
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Itineraries with Old Town of Chania Walking Tour
Spend two weeks taking your family through the largest of the Greek islands with this Crete-focused itinerary. After a quick stop in Athens, you'll head out to the town of Chania to explore Crete from all angles, whether you're on a trek through the natural beauty of the Samaria Gorge, historic village tour, or interactive food experience.
Make the most of your week in Greece with this tour of two of its most fascinating cities and its largest island, Crete. Learn about the ancient Greeks at the Acropolis and discover some of Athens' more modern neighborhoods on a private tour. Discover coastal Thessaloniki and rich Byzantine and Ottoman history. Wander the narrow lanes and harbor promenade of Chania's colorful Old Town on Crete, soaking in the sunshine and lovely views.