The 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour from Chania - Grekaddict

The 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour from Chania

From EUR 80

Discover Crete with the 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour! Join for a taste of authentic Crete in the east Chania mainland! Visit places off the beaten track and learn more about the history and tradition of this island!
If you are looking to do something special while in Crete, move away from the crowded beaches and town centre, and take a trip to the picturesque villages in the island's mainland to experience a different side of Crete altogether. Join The 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour and visit places overlooked by tourists, learn about Cretan history and mythology and experience local tradition at its best. Just some of the stops along this tour of Chania, include a Folklore Museum, an open air theatre, a local bakery where you’ll taste olive oil on warm bread and more! Mingle with the locals on this Chania tour of its 7 villages to create authentic Cretan memories!

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  1. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel upon agreed time. You will meet the rest of your group in the minivan. The aim is to keep the group small (15 people max) to maximize the quality of your experience.
  2. You will head towards the area Apokornonas. You will enjoy a cup of Greek coffee in Aptera Village. Then you will visit Stylos, and Gavalochori Village where you will visit the Folklore Museum of Apokoronas and learn about Cretan history and folk art. Next: Kalives and Xirosterni Village. Following in Emprosmenos Village where you will go cheese tasting in a local cheese factory, and enjoy a warm snack at a local bakery.
  3. You will arrive at Fres Village where you'll savor mouthwatering local favorites and mingle with the locals at a local Kafenio (traditional coffee shop/ tavern).
  4. This is the end of your tour of the 7 villages of Apokoronas from Chania. Now you have experienced the authentic side of Crete, your guide will take you back to your hotel.

Highlights

  • Visit seven villages in the East Chania area
  • An experience of authentic Crete
  • Greek coffee at Armenoi Village
  • Visit the Folklore Museum of Apokoronas & learn about Cretan folk art
  • Visit monasteries and churches
  • Go cheese tasting in local factory
  • Enjoy a snack in local bakery
  • Lunch at traditional tavern and mingle with locals
  • Find out more about Cretan history & mythology