Chania is a wonderful old town with many hidden corners, waiting to be discovered.
Follow our knowledgeable guide to a discovery journey of flavours, smells, unique images, history and feelings, that will allow you to get to know the city and its’ people.
Seize the opportunity to explore this beautiful town with your five senses like a local!
While experiencing unique tastes and learning about the traditional, Cretan products and the rich and interesting history they are bound with, you will also discover the Town’s most important monuments!
Visit the Greek Christian Orthodox Cathedral (the Church of the Three Martyrs) from the 1860s, Taste some of the finest Cretan olives and olive oil, Visit the old quarter (now, alas, also overwhelmed by modern tourist enterprises, Visit the Plateia Venizelou (known as “Sintrivani”) the large clearing at the far curve of the old harbor - now distinguished by its marble fountain, Taste a coffee at a traditional coffee roasting shop, Visit the Great Municipal Market (ca. 1911), Taste honey and smell the herbs in the Market, Taste the famous “Bougatsa”, the “paximadia”, the “kalitsounia”, Cretan cheese and tasty “loukoumades”! Visit the “Splatzia” (Plateia 1821) and the Greek Christian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas, a - once- Venetian Catholic monastery, where you will Taste a local beer or a local soft drink.
Chania is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania regional unit.
The old town of Chania is situated next to the old harbour and is the matrix around which the whole urban area was developed. It used to be surrounded by the old Venetian fortifications that started to be built in 1538; of them the eastern and western parts have survived. From the south, the old town is continuous with the new, and from the north the physical border is the sea. The centre of the modern city is the area extending next to the old town and especially towards the south.
By this walking tour we are going to see, explore and visit
Trimartiri Church on Patriarchou Athinagora square off Halidon street at 10:00 am.
Your tour guide will hold an orange colored Chania Walking Tours sign to identify him / her. THE TOUR STARTS AT 10:00 AM
Chania walking tour