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Stand Up Paddle Tour Blue Lagoon - Loutraki Bay
"Upon arrival at the beach the instructor will go through the day's itinerary. The course starts with an introduction to Stand Up Paddling a demonstration of proper technique along with safety and rescue measures. We paddle firstly inside the magnificent cove of Loutraki to increase confidence on the paddleboard. The tour includes several stops along the coastline where we can swim relax sunbathe or snorkel. This is a unique opportunity to explore the Cretan coastline while standing on the water! From Loutraki beach we paddle to Marathi bay
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Half-Day Rethymno Quad Safari
"Start early in the morning (or afternoon) with pickup from your hotel. You will be taken to the base located in the town of Rethymno. After your qualified guide provides you with the professional equipment needed and a detailed briefing you will start th and gives you the chance to relax and enjoy a coffee at a traditional kafeneion (Greek coffeehouse) of Gidospito at the beautiful lake of Potami. This is an image to remember. Last but not least stop at the picturesque village of Prassies for a quick snack (included). By the time you get back and dropped off to your hotel you will be able to recall many beautiful pictures and moments. A dusty and adventurous experience you don't want to miss will surely make your visit to Greece a unique one.""""Head up to the mountains and into the wild Cretan nature on this half-day quad safari. You will travel through shallow waters and through impressive gorges featuring amazing archeological formations. You will encounter some incredi including a stop at a traditional kafeneion (traditional Greek coffeehouse). Travel with peace of mind with hotel pickup and drop-off included. "
From EUR65.00
 
Private Tour to Knossos and Archaeological Museum or Shopping from Heraklion
"Meet your private guide outside Heraklion Port and hop on your private mini-bus heading to the Minoan Palace of Knossos. The archaeological site of Knossos is located 3 miles southeast of the city of Heraklion. It is considered Europe's oldest city dating back to the Neolithic times (6000 B.C.). On the ruins of the Neolithic settlement was built the first Minoan palace (1900 B.C.) under the dynasty of Minos. After its destruction in 1700 B.C a new palace was built in its place. After this period the Minoan civilization was at its peak and Knossos was the most important city-state. The site was discovered in 1878 by Minos Kalokairinos. The excavations in Knossos began in 1900 by the English archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans and his team and they carried on for 35 years. After a fascinating tour through the Minoan Palace of Knossos which will leave you breathless as you wonder over the technology and the facilities of that period you will board the coach onto Heraklion
From EUR116.00

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Prefecture of Chania is located in western part of Crete, at the north side of Chania prefecture.By ferryThe ferry from Piraeus is the most common way to reach Chania. We took a ferry of Anek lines...
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how to move around

CarObviously a car is the most handy way to explore the prefecture. We stayed in Chania and managed to do several day trips from there.Inside the town we tried to avoid driving though because it was...
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Motorbike Hire

In 1984 we flew to Iraklion and hired a motorbike. We toured extensively, staying in different places every couple of days.We thought the motorbike was something like a 150cc. and wondered why it...
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You'll Get There In The End........

In 1992 this was still a very typical method of transport for Greeks everywhere, usually with a dog in the back. We love seeing the old rotavator type vehicles, (reminds us of The Goods in The Good...
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Hire-Car

Crete is such a huge island and distances are great. I know there is a reasonable bus service but it does not reach every far flung corner. If you have the finances, hire a car and do your own thing....
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I'll Take The High Road And You Take The Low

Now then, which way shall we go?? It is not unusual to see a place signposted twice, in opposite directions. After all,we are in Greece!!Left or right?? Your guess is as good as mine.
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9 Theofanus Street, Chania, Crete, 73100, Greece
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Kasteli Kissamos, Kissamos, 73400, gr
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Top Things to Do in Prefecture of Chania

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Venetian Harbor

One of the most picturesque corners in Crete and obviously in Chania town itself is the Venetian Harbor. A beautiful colorful area that is full of tourists of course but that’s no surprise. Which...
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Municipal Market-Agora

We visited the market's bakery when we were passing through it, tryed the greek cheese pie or ( tyropita), otherwise the market is a great place to try fresh fish as well and buy spices and olive oil....
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Old Town

The best area of Chania is the Old Town which is actually the area behind the Venetian Harbor (a highlight on its own). Put your map inside your bag and get lost in the maze of small alleys and narrow...
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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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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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Yali-Tzamisi - Kucuk Hassan Mosque

I’m standing at the Venetian Harbor taking pictures of the lighthouse in the distance but I notice on the left a white building with a central dome but also some smaller ones. I walk there just to...
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"Flying to Chania, Crete"
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"green western Crete"
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ardnas67

"Our holiday in the province Chania"
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Aitana

"Western Crete"
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"The old Harbor"
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