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Explore the wine-production of Chania through a secret path that will introduce you to Cretan culture and agriculture!

  • #Sightseeing
  • #Culinary
  • #Family
  • #LocalExperience
Duration
6 hours
Availability
Wed/Fri (Apr-Oct)
TRIP ADVISOR RATING
Group Type
Small Group or Private
FROM
85/Person

Tour Highlights

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!

A visit to two Cretan wineries and 1 vineyard

Wine-tasting of 8-10 indigenous varieties along with local ‘meze

Return transfers to and from pick up point

Services of an expert guide

What you can expect?

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!

Inclusions

  • 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

Exclusions

  • Any additional orders or purchases
  • All personal expenses
  • Gratuities

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.

FAQs

Are there any extra costs?

No. The costs include the full-day secret wine tour in Crete, along with all the wine and 'meze' tastings!

 

Reviews

  • 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!

    - NandiaB

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