Private Chania Wine Tasting and Lunch

From $358.00/person to $1540.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
Vehicles available for this tour accommodate groups of up to 9 guests maximum. Please take this information into consideration when booking.
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Private
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic, Cuisine
Shore Excursion Duration 5 Hours
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier.
Food/Beverage Provided Lunch is Included.
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. If visit of religious monument is included, knees and shoulders must be covered.
Restrictions Minimum age to consume alcohol is 21 years. Guests must be able to walk over paved, gravel, stones and packed dirt surfaces, many of which are uneven and/or on inclines. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Begin your private excursion at the port of Souda, the port of Chania, where you meet your local, professional guide. You will find waiting for you a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and soon you will make your way towards the historical center of Chania, a city considered among the most beautiful in the Mediterranean.

Discover the unique style of this ancient city where Greek, Venetian, Jewish and Ottoman architectural elements coexist in full harmony, representing all the ages and the glorious moments of Chania which was the official capital of the island until 1971.

Without a doubt, the most beautiful place of the old city is the port with all the impressive multi-colored buildings along the seafront. Located next to the port area is the restaurant chosen for your delicious and local lunch, one of the most famous across the whole island for its sophisticated cuisine combining local Cretan recipes with modern techniques Mediterranean flavors and above all fresh collected food from the countryside.

Begin by sampling 3 different wines, from Crete and the rest of Greece, while your sumptuous lunch is prepared that will include an impressive menu along with the helpful suggestions of your guide. Sitting around the table for lunch or dinner in Crete is an experience that you should not miss, not only as per the quality of the food or the ritual, but also for the explanation of the importance of the world-famous Cretan diet.

Some free time for shopping will be given after lunch before you relax once again in your transportation and begin driving towards the Tzakarolon Monastery, one of the most impressive of Greece. Once you arrive you will immediately be struck by the beautiful peach-colored walls, blooming flowers, and ancient terracotta pots filled with plants that create a most ideal spot for a photographer's delight. Your guide will give you all the information regarding the importance of this Monastery and its influence on the political, religious and cultural past of Chania. Take in your surroundings in this quiet and Zen-like atmosphere with peaceful moments before your ride back to the pier area.

This very special, private tour in Crete may be the highlight of your entire cruise. Don't miss this chance to take an adventure to learn about all things Greece in a most wonderful setting, book your tour today!

Please Note: Vehicles available for this tour accommodate groups of up to 9 guests maximum. Please take this information into consideration when booking.