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Chania Old Town Private Tour provided by Niriis Tours

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Chania Old Town Private Tour

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Chania’s Old Town is being inhabited since the ancient ages of the Minoan Civilization from 5000BC. Since then it has always been a vivid place of prosperity and growth, influenced through the ages by the various cultures, Romans, Arabs, Jews, due to its geopolitical place in the Mediterranean Sea and those who invaded it particularly in the late years, such us the Venetians and the Ottoman Turks. We will stroll through the historic alleys and pinpoint the Byzantine and the Venetian/Ottoman Walls and Fortifications, then walk through the main streets and see the emergence of history from the Ancient Ages from the archeological excavations inside the Old Town to the Medieval and Recent Ages through the old buildings, the churches, the synagogues and the mosques. Also we will visit the Orthodox, the Muslim and the Jewish Quarter and how people lived together through times with peace or turbulence. There is an optional wine tasting for 30 minutes, 12 euro per person.
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Old Venetian Harbor
    Stop: 3 hours
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  • 2
    Lighthouse
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 3
    Firkas Fortress
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 4
    Cathedral of Eisodion tis Theotokou
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 5
    Hassan Pascha Mosque
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 6
    Municipal Market of Chani
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 7
    Church of Agios Nikolaos
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 8
    Venetian Neoria
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 9
    Etz Hayyim Synagogue
    Stop: 5 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Chania Public Market, Pl. Agoras, Chania 731 32, Greece Port of Souda, Ormos Soudas, Souda 732 00, Greece
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • My guiding services and my time to show you Chania’s Old Town
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
Exclusions
  • Optional wine tasting for 30 minutes, 12 euro per person
  • Optional lunch around 20 euro per person
  • Optional shoping around Chania old town
  • Pick up outside the greater Chania town area. Extra charge depending on distance.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • You must be able to get in and get out of the car. Some places are not wheelchair accessible and we have to follow different route
  • In case of traveller's serious health problems or other medical concerns please notify us
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Paul F wrote a review Aug. 2019
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I've heard too much of Santorini and Mykonos, so Crete appeared to me to be somewhat underrated, and quite frankly I didn't know what to expect. Here we come to this great place, and I'm meeting the friendliest and the most knowleageble tour guide Peter who packed so much
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from PetrosT14Greece, Owner at Chania Old Town Private Tour
Responded 28 Aug. 2019
Hey Paul!! What can i say! Thank you so much for your great words! I had a great time with your family as well and i was glad that i got the chance to share some of my knowledge of my beautiful birthplace with you! I trully hope some day you and your family will come back and spend some more time in our beautiful Chania!! Take care and greetings to your family!!
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By: Niriis Tours
C3515JWdanielv
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Very well looked after.
I enjoyed my talk very much. My guide was easy to talk to and happy to answer any questions I had about Greece. he
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
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