• Duration: 2 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location
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Description

Enjoy a tour that highlights the city’s civilization and cultural background. Past and present are represented with visits to 3 different museums and monuments. 

A unique approach to Cretan lifestyle, traditions and practices of an era long gone in the Folklore museum. 

A tour through the centuries (from Minoans to Venetians) at the Archeological museum and last but not least the extraordinary Nautical museum, with its 2.500 exhibits of relics, maps, ship models and equipment. The seafaring history of the Mediterranean Sea dating back to the Copper Age. 

Itinerary

We meet our guide at our starting Point: Episkopou Chrysanthou 37 str. Chania, Crete, Greece

Civilization, the Cretan culture and the specific living way back in the days is our very first bit to explore. We will visit all the Old Town’s monuments combined with 3 museums, then we will visit the Folklore museum of Chania, where we will travel through the centuries. There we will see the traditional uniforms and suits, the simple house tools and those things that nowadays are almost gone.

A good taste of Archaeology and Museum excibits .

After that we will be “trikking” to the Archaeological Museum enjoying remains of Minoan Civilization till the Venetian and Ottoman eras . Ancient tools and weapons, inscriptions, vessels from ancient Kydonia are not to be missed .

Final stop, Trikking towards sea history and Maritime times !

Finally we are heading to the Maritime Museum of Chania. The exhibition includes 2.500 items, such as relics, objects found in the bottom of the sea, paintings, maps, photographs, models of ships, nautical equipment etc. The exhibits are in chronological order from the Copper Age until today. There is also a special exhibition of sea environment, with a rich collection of shells from different places of the world.

What's included

  • An Electric Trikke vehicle.
  • An escort who presents you the sights and monuments.
  • Protective helmets.
  • Bottled water.
  • Safety instructions and a brief orientation at the beginning.
  • Photos sent to you for free electronically after the tour.
  • Third-party liability insurance.
  • Free pass for 3 museums: Archaeological, Maritime & Folklore Museum

What's excluded

  • Gratuities (optional).
  • Hotel pick up and drop off.
  • Participants’ transfer to the activity’s starting point.

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Appropriate clothing according to weather conditions.
  • Money for personal expenses.
  • Anything that might be useful to you.

Important information

  • Please note: This tour does not include hotel pick up and drop off service. This means that you will have to arrange your own transfers to reach the designated meeting point and start the tour. 
  • The company reserves the right to make minor changes in the program when this is considered necessary, for example in case of unfavourable weather conditions. This can be done without prior notice. 
  • Reservations must be made 12 hours before the tour. Cancellation must be done 5 days before the tour for 50% refund. In the case of later cancellations, no refund will be made from the company. 
  • Maximum weight per vehicle is 90kg.
  • If a tour is cancelled due to low participation or bad weather conditions, the company will refund 100% of made payments. 
  • Participants must bring their credit card before the tour. The company will keep the number and details of the credit card during the tour for insurance reasons. In case of no damages, the company will destroy the number on the agreement’s document that the participant signed before the tour. In case of damages on the vehicle caused by the participants, the highest amount to charge is 400€ (always depending on the damage). If the client destroys or loses the vehicle, the highest amount to charge his card is 2250€. In case of no credit card available, the participant needs to leave at the office the amount of 200€ in cash for insurance reasons. If there are no damages the cash deposit will be returned to the client intact.   

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • CITY TOURS

Guided Language

  • English

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