Explore the wine-production of Chania through a secret path that will introduce you to Cretan culture and agriculture!
From Chania/Rethymno: Full-day Secret Wine Tour in Crete
Visit emblematic Cretan wineries and admire a breathtaking monastery of Crete on a secret that will help you explore the culture and wine production of the famous island. Taste delectable indigenous wines and pair them with local ‘meze’ for a full day of Cretan wonders!
Set up your secret Cretan wine tour with a visit to the consequential winery that belongs to the Monastery of Tzagarolon, located in the arresting peninsula of Akrotiri in Chania. Admire the striking Byzantine architecture of the monastery that houses in its premises a folklore museum and an ancient library of rarities before exploring its impressive wine-production methods.
Let your expert guide show you around and explain the world-acclaimed wine production of Crete as you taste delectable wine varieties produced there. Learn about the necessary wine types of equipment used since antiquity and pair the wines with mouthwatering ‘meze’ to enjoy a complete Greek wine experience like a true local.
Next up, you’ll be driven to a family-owned local winery, the winery of Dourakis in Apokoronas, to get an insight into Cretan viticulture and the winemaking process this particular winery follows in order to produce its top-quality wine. Of course, you’ll have the opportunity to taste their rich wine and see what the hype is all about for yourself.
Last but not least, your final stop will bring you in front of the key holder of a beloved little chapel that has its interior decorated with fine Byzantine art.
Wine and culture go hand in hand, and this Cretan tour will show you the way!
- Visit two wineries
- Visit one vineyard
- 8 - 10 wines to taste
- Return transfers to and from pick up point
- Complimentary refreshments in the car
- Professional commentary in english by local expert guide
- Sightseeing in the heart of Chania’s inland
- All taxes and VAT
- Any additional orders or purchases
- All personal expenses
Know before you go
- We can accommodate all dietary restrictions. Just let us know upon booking so we can make the necessary arrangements.
- Transportation charges may vary if pick up location is more than 10km from the center of Chania or Rethymno
- Tour is available as private for pick-up from Heraklion, too.
It was everything I wanted and more. Breathtaking landscapes, incredible architecture, mouthwatering wines and yummy local delicacies. Crete I love you! Greeking.me I love you more!