Rethymno - Chania
/ per hour
8 hours ( 2 stops )
About the excursion
Our tour to the west side of the island begins with one of the best preserved medieval cities, Rethymnon, where we will walk among Venetian houses, arches and cobbled streets. We leave behind the picturesque Rethymno and we travel along a seaside road, to the Venice of the East, Chania, where the visitor will have the opportunity to explore the culture and history of the west crete, which the city of Chania deeply reflects. The city is an ideal place to lose yourself in its charms. A place surounded by countless options for exploration, sightseeing and romantic restaurants.
*All the tours are flexible on your needs. There are not included tickets, entrance rates & tour guide
Rethymno is the third largest city in Crete. Its history dates back to the 4th century BC and grew up during the Venetian occupation.Today it's an attraction for thousands of tourists. Beautiful beaches, cafes and restaurants along the coast, the old town, the alleys, the small port and the fortress Fortezza are ideal to create a sense of relaxation and rejuvenation.
Chania is considered to be the most beautiful city in Greece. The town is located on the west side of the island and divided in two sections, the old and the new town. In the old town you can see the beautiful harbor with the famous lighthouse, the paved streets and the historical museum. Along the port, there are several cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy the food or drink in front of the idyllic landscape and the beautiful sunset.Chania's modern section of the town the visitor can recognize all the flourishing and conquest periods that the city has known since the Neolithic era until today. Don't forget to go for a walk to the municipal market and the courts. The municipal market was built in 1913 according to the standards of the Marseille market and since then it has hosted various traditional shops and taverns. Chania has characterized as the "Venice of the East".