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Chania: Wine and Cheese Tasting Tour with Lunch

4.8 / 5

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Chania: Wine and Cheese Tasting Tour with Lunch

From US$ 107.22 per person

Enjoy a full-day of local wine, gastronomy and history on a tour that takes you to a lovely family winery and to the historical Museum of Apokoronas. Admire idyllic landscapes, see the wine production process, and taste a selection of fine wines.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Hotel pick-ups begin approximately 30-60 minutes before the starting time.

Experience

Highlights
  • Taste Cretan and international wine varieties
  • Explore a wine cellar inside an old cave in the White Mountains
  • Learn about Cretan history and mythology
Full description
Your 7-hour tour in the Apokoronas region begins with a visit to the scenic village of Apokoronas and its museum. Featuring 7 rooms filled with Cretan history, the museum provides a great overview to the ancient way of life. Learn how the locals used to live, admire traditional Cretan homes and see the old tools that were used in daily work. Next you’ll enjoy a cup of coffee or Cretan malotira tea at a historical site from the Cretan revolution, where a river crosses the square and runs through the village. Sitting beside the crystal-clear waters of the river, you’ll have a scenic view of the high, tree-covered plateau. Head to the foothills of the White Mountains to the local winery. Meet the specialists of the award-winning Romeiko Winery, see how their wines are produced, and enjoy a tasting. Also, you’ll have the opportunity to taste other wine varieties, such as Vidiano, Vilana, Malvazia and Kotsifali. The winery boasts stunning views of the White Mountains and there are herb gardens, an art gallery and a museum of traditional Cretan exhibits on site. Moving underground you’ll visit a wine cellar inside a cave with rocks covering the cylinder bottles. Your final stop on the tour will be at Emprosneros, the cradle of the Cretan revolution against the Ottomans. Admire the ruins of the Alidakis Tower and then enjoy a traditional Cretan lunch at a local tavern.
Includes
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • Food tasting
  • Wine tasting
  • Driver/guide
  • Pickup and drop off from specific points in the Chania region
  • Small-group tour
  • English-speaking guide and wine specialists
  • Air-conditioned bus transfer
  • ISO:9001 certified services
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Wine tasting is not allowed for children under 18 years. Water or fresh orange juice will be offered instead
  • The company reserves the right to make minor changes to the program when this is considered necessary, such as in case of unfavorable weather conditions. This can be done without prior notice
  • Reservations must be made 24 hours before the tour begins
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    5/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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A fantastic day in Chania, Crete!

Dimitrious was a wonderful guide. He stopped his van for many photo opportunities. We visited ruins near Souda, a monastery, where we sampled bread, olive oil and wine, and enjoyed a delicious lunch at a restaurant on the Venetian harbor in Chania. It was a wonderful way to explore the area in a limited amount of time.

October 31, 2017

Very enjoyable and fund experience.

Yiannis was an excellent guide and a wonderful person to get to know. He was very knowledgeable. The other people on the tour were so friendly and all the locations were excellent. I learned a lot. Lunch was excellent.

May 5, 2019

October 7, 2018

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