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Heraklion Bites and Sights Morning Small Group Tour
"One of the most vibrant cities in all of Greece Heraklion has been at the crossroads of civilisations for centuries. In its infancy the city was known as “Kastro” which historians believe indicates that the city was surrounded by fortification walls. Join this Heraklion walking tour to get to know the city as it is now but also as it was centuries ago uncovering remnants of occupations by the Byzantines Arabs Venetians
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Heraklion Bites and Sights Morning Small Group Tour
"One of the most vibrant cities in all of Greece Heraklion has been at the crossroads of civilisations for centuries. In its infancy the city was known as “Kastro” which historians believe indicates that the city was surrounded by fortification walls. Join this Heraklion walking tour to get to know the city as it is now but also as it was centuries ago uncovering remnants of occupations by the Byzantines Arabs Venetians
From EUR92.00
 
Katakolon Port Shore Excursion: Private Wine Tasting in Mercouri and Beach Tour
"You will be met by your escort at the cruise ship port then head to your private vehicle to start your tour right. You will head to Mercouri Estate located 2.8 miles north of the port situated over the western Peloponnese seaside. Mercouri estate consists of vineyards olive groves and an Italianate residence surrounded by lush gardens with rare flora and fauna. Follow the English-speaking estate guide to a special sightseeing tour through the wines and the estate and learn about the wine production and the history of you will taste two types of wine accompanied with snacks of bread cheese
From EUR70.00

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"Meet & Eat in Crete": Dine and Wine Guide!

"Meet & Eat in Crete": this magnificent small guide book about Dine and Wine, was my best travel companion throughout Crete!This small sized guide book (less than 70 pages), is distributed FREE OF...
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Sep 29, 2010

Odos SARPIDONOS Street

If you want to meet the locals and NOT tourists, the name is: SARPIDONOS Street!A street, at the western side of the Old Venetian Harbour that does not "sleep", day and night!More than 15 cafes and...
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Oct 05, 2009

"TEMENIA Soft Drinks", Another Local Institution!

Once you have tried GERANI Soft Drinks, it is about time to try the second "institution" in soft drinks from Chania: the TEMENIA ones!Some people claim that they taste even better!The good thing about...
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Sep 18, 2009

"Pure Olive Soaps"!

Crete is famous for its olive oil, one of the best in the world!In Chania the ABEA industry, except its excellent production of pure olive oil, makes also a range of high quality soaps made of olive...
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Sep 16, 2009

"GERANI Soft Drinks": a Local Institution"!

Altough Coca-Cola and to a lesser extend, PEPSI, are unbeatable in the domain of soft drinks, there are many (yes, many!), Greek soft drinks industries that not only are real "best-sellers" in their...
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Sep 15, 2009

Wine and "raki" in Crete

By visiting Crete one immediately realises the importance of wine and raki (raki is a very strong distillate usually being drank in snap shots) in everyday life. It is quite rare to see the locals...
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Mar 11, 2008
 
 
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Hospitality

People in Crete are very friendly and hospitable in a great extreme. You might find yourself in a situation (especially in small villages and towns) where they will even invite you to their homes for...
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Top Hotels in Chania

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9 Theofanus Street, Chania, Crete, 73100, Greece
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Old Venetian Harbour, Chania, Crete, 73232, Greece
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Sofoklis Venizelou Square, Chania, Crete, 73100, Greece
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Yermaniko Pouli, Chania Town, 73100, Greece
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10 Zabeliou Str, Chania Town, 731 31, Greece
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164 Elef Venizelou Street, Chania, Crete, 73133, Greece
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Top Things to Do in Chania

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Venetian Harbor

At the west wall as you enter the hotel/shopping/restaurant area you can see some items the city has put on display. Most of these are in front of their Navigational/Marine Museum found along the...
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Elafonisi

A bit over an hour's drive from Chania, but quite scenic,passing through some quaint villages, a gorge and through a tunnel. There is a large parking lot at the end, right at the beach. You won't have...
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Old Town

Just walking around the small streets of Chania..... You can see and feel the flavor of the city and its people. Your camera will get lots of usage because Chania has many quaint picturesque corners,...
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Samaria Gorge

This gorge is 16kms long and takes around 6hrs to walk! It's better to start from Omalos and go down to Agia Roumeli. You then have to take a boat to Hora Sfaklion! Check the time when the boat trips...
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Akti Miaouli - Koum Kapi

Koum Kapi (that's Turkish for the Sand Gate) is an extended sand beach on the western side of the Old Venetian Harbour, and takes 5 minutes to get there, once in Sarpidonos Street.In that point, which...
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Balos Beach

You drive a rough road, go up high, park and climb down--60 floors of mostly stone steps. It is a heck of a climb out, not recommended for oldsters, but once the trail has rounded a rock outcrop you...
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"Chania Page - Finally!"
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" Crete Jawnuta & Santo 2006 "
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"Hania, Chania, and Xania... Any Others?"
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"The wonderous sunsets of Chania"
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"THE "Historical Capital" of Crete!"
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