Street Stories of Chania

4 hours
Chania, Greece

A brief introduction of the tour :

Time travel through layers of Crete’s history as you listen to the myths and tales of Old Town.

See local artisans at work, and even try your own skills in their workshops.

Wander through a 100-year-old market selling local Cretan products.

Visit the Ottoman neighborhood and Jewish Quarter, walk along the “street of the knives,” and explore corners not found in guidebooks.

Sip raki and snack on mezedes in one of the city’s historic neighborhoods.

Explore the Secret Spots of Chania

Experience the real Crete with a walk through one of its most picturesque cities. Chania is a kaleidoscope of different elements: ancient ruins, strong local culture and traditions, and delectable cuisine (and yes, you get to taste some!). Escape the tourist traps and dive into secret corners and local neighborhoods — each stop has a story to tell!

Local impact — How you help the local community by joining this tour:

  • On this tour, you visit local, family-owned businesses and meet a local greengrocer, cheesemonger, butcher, and fishmonger who sell their own Cretan-only products.
  • By joining this tour, you meet a knife maker in one of the last remaining workshops of Chania that makes the traditional handmade Cretan knife.
  • All the food you sample during the tour is locally sourced from villages, farmers, and stock-breeders of Crete.

Language: English

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, coffee or a soft drink, sampling of local products and beverages

Exclusions: Additional food and drink, souvenirs and items of a personal nature, tips and gratuities for your guide

Schedule details

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Meeting point: Chania Municipal Market (the Public Market is located at the center of the city, on the central market square). Our guide will be standing outside, on the left.
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  • Starting time: 9.30 am
  • Ending point: Chania Municipal Market

 

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Price: From €77