Chania old town walking-tour & archaeological museum

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Tour Number

Activity Level

420022


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), American Sign Language (fluent), Greek (fluent)

A journey through time


On this tour, we will visit all the historical quarters within 3 hours and talk about all the monuments of the old town.
We will walk along the waterfront and see all the important works and public buildings and how their use changed throughout the years. Just a few steps away from the historic center lie the ruins of the first settlement which was built in the town some 5000 years ago.

Our tour will come to an end in the museum which is housed in a very impressive building of the Venetian period. It houses relics from the Neolithic period to the late Roman times, covering a chronological span of 3000 years. You will see pottery from different periods, mosaic floors, ancient coins, Minoan offerings, gold jewelry, classical Greek and Roman sculpture and other relics which give us important information about the ancient civilizations and their way of life.
Through the 1 hour-tour in the museum, you will be able to form a picture of the past and the development of ideas over the years.

Itinerary

Our tour will begin at the main covered market
We will continue to the old town for about 3 hours
We can have as many stops as you like if you need to rest or take pictures
Our tour will end up in the archaeological museum where I will guide you for an additional hour.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the municipal covered market.

End location: In the archaeological museum where you can spend more time if you like.

Duration: 4 hours

This is a 3 hour walking tour in the old town and an additional hour in the archaeological museum.

Transportation

Walking tour.
* If you want a pick up and drop off to your hotel, I can arrange for a private transportation. Please, inquire me for a customised tour.

What’s Included

Other: My service as your private tour guide for all tour.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 euro - Per person.
It includes the museum entrance fee and personal expenses for drinks and snacks.

What’s Extra

Other: - The entrance fee for the archaeological museum is 4 euro per person
- Food and drinks
- Transportation to the site.

Restrictions

None.

A Recent Review of this tour

I wouldn't hesitate to hire Vasiliki again, she is very knowledgeable of Chania's extensive history. She takes you to the prettiest streets of Chania to make sure you see all that Chania offers and is patient to answer all one's questions. Her tour shouldn't be missed if you really want to see Chania.
Ruth Jasso

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