SANTORINI 1 DAY TOUR
ferry “SEA JET”
11/07/2020

WEST CRETE: CHANIA, RETHYMNO, LAKE KOURNAS

TWO OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CITIES AND FUN ON THE LAKE!
Category: Group tour on Crete

Included in the price:
  • Transfer with air-conditioned bus.
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or any other place within North Heraklion region: Amudara, Analipsi, Anissaras, Gouves, Gournes, Carteros, Kokkini Hani, Hersonissos, Malia, Stalida.
  • Information about the island and the route during the bus ride.

Exclusions
  • For pick-up NOT from Heraklion region, extra charges may apply.
  • Provided free time to have a lunch/coffee on your own.
  • Entrance fees to museums/sights, individual expenses.
English, German, French, Polish, Italian, Russian.
7 to 9 hours, depending on your location.
By bus (up to 2 hours one way).
  • Cancellation 48 hours prior to the tour date and earlier - 100% refund.
  • Cancellation 24-48 hours prior to the tour date - 75% refund.
  • No refunds in case of cancellation less than 24 hours prior to the tour date.
  • The West Crete towns of Chania and Rethymnon are real jems of Crete and must-see for every visitor.

    They are within day-trip distance of Heraklion, but experiencing their history and charms is difficult without renting a car. In case you do not want to drive or take public buses, this tour is just for you! Long ride in the bus is compensated by historical information, provided by the tour guide, and stunning beauty of Chania and Rethymno.

  •  Visit one of most diverse cultural centers of Greece: Chania city. Chania has the most beautiful old town in Crete and is located at the foot of the majestic White Mountains. The former capital of the island and the second largest city of Crete, it attracts tourists from all over the world for its unique blend of Venetian, Ottoman, Byzantine and Greek cultures. You will be wandering through the maze of the ancient streets, that will fascinate you by the beauty of the colorful houses and feel as if you are travelling through time, with a variety of unforgettable sights. The old town is more like an open-air museum: splendor of the medieval architecture, beauty of churches in the Venetian style, Ottoman mosques and antique fountains.

  •  Picturesque Rethymno impresses every tourist with its beautiful old harbor and famous lighthouse. You can enjoy the delicious dishes of the local cuisine right on the waterfront, buy the best products of local producers and explore narrow streets and its hidden gems in the old town.

  •  The final and enjoyable part of the trip will be swimming at Lake Kournas. The lake is like a bowl, surrounded by mountains from all sides. This is the natural freshwater lake of the island, its waters are replenished by two springs. With some luck you may see turtles swimming around.

  • Each stop takes about 1,5 hour.

  • Pick-up from your hotel or any other place within North Heraklion region (for other regions of the island extra charges may apply).

  • At the beginning of your journey visit the city of Chania.

  • Visit the city of Rethymnon.

  • Relax at the Lake Kournas .

  • Drop-off at your hotel.

  • Each stop takes about 1,5 hour.

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