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.
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.
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 .
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.
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