• Duration: 2 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location
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Admire the familiarity of the monuments and the famous spots inside the Old Town and the Venetian Harbour, this tour is not for you. This is something that anyone can do and probably you have already done it! Today you will do something different! There are streets, buildings, high spots, neighbourhoods, monuments that only the locals, know. You will walk on the stone paths were the Venetians, the Ottomans and the old Cretans used to live and occupied. 

You will admire the incredible flower decorated neighbourhoods, learn about the Cretan history, the Cretan mythology and traditions, meet the locals and eat like locals. Join us on a unique tour through the ages and explore the other side of the city. You will visit neighbourhoods like Topanas, Splantzia, Kolombo and Kasteli, high spots to admire the panoramic view of the harbour, traditional Cretan taverns and magnificent buildings.

Also, you will visit the ancient ruins of the greatest Minoan city, Kydonia and the high walls of the Venetian moats, called “Tafros”. The most important thing that you will learn from our tour is that in two hours you will tour and learn about five old civilizations, see their architecture, know about their culture and hear the history and tales of the ancient spirit!

Optional tavern visit at the end of the tour at an additional small cost per person. You will have a fixed menu with local tasters, meze. Remember to wear sensible shoes for the walk. 

Tour Highlights:

  • Discover the historical heritage of Chania city.
  • Explore the hidden spots of the old town and the Venetian harbour.
  • Enjoy the walk through the narrow streets and the flower-decorated neighbourhoods.
  • Learn about the history, culture and traditions of Crete.
  • Live the experience with a licensed professional local guide.
  • Visit the most unknown paths of Chania city.


Discover the 5 civilization greatness in two hours and one city

Visit the hidden spots of the Old Town and the Venetian Harbor

Analytic descriptions of Cretan traditions

Walk through the stone paths and the narrow streets of the Old Town

Learn about the history and mythology of Crete

What's included

  • Licensed-professional local guide.
  • Bottled water per person.
  • Analytic information of Crete’s history.

What's excluded

  • Gratuities (optional).
  • Hotel pick up and drop off.
  • Food & drinks.

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. Meeting point: GS TOURS Office
  • 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.
  • If a tour is cancelled due to low participation or bad weather conditions, the company will refund 100% of made payments.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled



Guided Language

  • English
  • Ελληνικά


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Walking tour

This tour was very enjoyable. Chania is one of the most beautiful cities we have ever been to. The friendliness of the locals, the cobbled streets and the beautiful little port are the highlights of our trip. Our guide was really knowledgeable and polite and made our tour even better. All in all, it was a great experience. Highly recommended :)!

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By Helga & Jón on 2019-07-12

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