From Heraklion : Full-Day Bus Trip to Chania city , Kournas lake & Rethymno city
This excursion brings us to West Crete and our first stop in Chania, the most ravishing city of Crete. It was an important Minoan city and the “mother of the Cretan cities”, according to ancient writers. The city is divided in the Old City, with the gorgeous harbor and the New City, beyond its Venetian fortifications.Itinerary
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Lighthouse of Chania, Old Market near Prince Bank,, Chania Town, Crete 731 32 Greece
This excursion brings us to West Crete and our first stop in Chania, the most ravishing city of Crete. It was an important Minoan city and the “mother of the Cretan cities”, according to ancient writers. The city is divided in the Old City, with the gorgeous harbor and the New City, beyond its Venetian fortifications. The Old City is one of the most beautiful cities in the Mediterranean and is called “Venice of the East”. We can admire samples of all the civilizations that have passed from here: archaeological Minoan sites, Turkish minarets and mosques, Muslim neighborhoods, Venetian fortresses, dockyards, fountains, squares, arches, mansions, Loggia and the Lighthouse of Chania, Chania 731 32.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Rethymnon Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete Greece
Going back, we stop in Rethimnon, the third biggest town on Crete, where monuments of the archaeological, Ottoman and Venetian eras coexist, in an extremely interesting way. Have a stroll in the alleys of the old town, visit the Turkish minarets like Neratze Mosque and the Venetian fortresses or just enjoy your coffee in the magnificent harbor.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Lake Kournas, Kournas, Apokoronas, Crete 730 07 Greece
Leaving this extraordinary city, we arrive at the quaint Lake Kournas, a beautiful habitat with natural freshwater, one of a kind on Crete. Lush greenery, steep cavities between hills, rare species of fish and birds, like eels, moorhens and two-color turtles, make Kournas the ideal place to enjoy a swim before our lunch or an early afternoon walk. The whole area of Kournas is protected under Natura 2000, as it has been a designated wetland.
Duration: 1 hour
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"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
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Duración: 1 Hour
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Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick-up and drop off (in Malia, Stalis, Hersonisos, Anissaras, Analypsi, Gouves, Gournes,Heraklio, Ammoudara, Agia Pelagia/Lygaria, Fodele).
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.