- Duration: 10 Hours
- Location: Departure Point Heraklion City
- Available Seat: 1-6
- Price: 570 € per group
The “hotspots” of West Crete in one day in an excursion that is filled with images. Two very beautiful cities with so much to see, plus a mini refreshing stop in between to the beautiful setting of lake Kourna
From the Capital of Crete Heraklion we explore the Western side of the island with its beautiful Renaissance and Medieval cities!
We drive along the North coast along the highest mountain of Crete, the largest olive field of the Eastern Mediterranean to arrive at the Western Capital of Crete Hania! Hania a city, a crossroad of cultures of the peoples of the Mediterranean that once conquered Crete. Stretched along a beautiful Venetian port this Venetian city is worth a visit.The oldest synagogue of Greece, the oldest mosque of Crete, (several Roman Catholic Churches we see the church dedicated to the assumption of the Virgin Mary .) The covered market, the ghetto of the Venetian period, the shops, boutiques and historical buildings will become the apple of your eye for the day!
After our tour and stay for shopping lunch and relaxation, we visit the city of Rethymno on our way back .The Venetian city of Rethymno the only complete Venetian city in such a good state in the Mediterranean. The university city of Crete as well as seat of university of the island. Maze like streets, little Venetian port, Venetian Fort as well as workshops of local crafts .
Today you have the chance to touch into the history of the medieval period of Crete up until the present day.
*The price offered refers to a group of 1 up to 6 participants that are transferred with a company vehicle for this particular excursion. A change in the above factors constitutes change in pricing.