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Seven Villages of Apokoronas Tour
Activities in Chania

Seven Villages of Apokoronas Tour

US$ 96.80
Free cancellation up to 5 days before
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Discover the charm of Crete's seven villages and the legends that surround them. You'll taste Cretan delicacies and get lost in the island's fascinating culture. Unmissable!

Itinerary

Leaving Apokoronas first thing in the morning, you'll head on your way to Aptera. Accompanied by your English speaking guide, you'll explore the historic Ottoman fortress and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Souda Bay. 

Driving through the beautiful natural surroundings of Aptera, you'll head to your next stop: Gavalochori. To delve deep into Cretan culture, you'll visit the Historical & Folklore Museum where the island's fascinating traditions and important handcrafted objects will be revealed. You'll also get to see a demonstration of the local special knitting technique known as Kopaneli​.

The tour will continue to the tiny hamlet of Xirosterni, where you'll visit a local 'raki' distillery producing the island's finest spirit. You'll then stop in Vrises, where you can enjoy a well-deserved Greek coffee by the riverside.

After a relaxing break, you'll arrive in Emprosneros. This picturesque village is home to the ruined tower of Alidakis, an infamous Ottoman official, and a hidden church built into rock. In this village you'll also be able to taste famous Cretan cheese in all its local varieties: graviera, mizithra and anthotyros. 

You'll then see Vafes, Vatoudiatis and Alikampos before your final destination: Fres. Here you'll be able to immerse yourself in Cretan rural life and get to know the island's intriguing myths and legends. You'll also enjoy a delicious meal in a Greek tavern.

Following your exciting day exploring the villages of Apokoronas, you'll head back to your hotels. 

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Price

Adults Children between 6 and 12 years old Children under 6 years old
US$ 96.80
US$ 66.50
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 96.80
  • Children between 6 and 12 years old

    US$ 66.50
  • Children under 6 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 15 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

6 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport by air conditioned bus.

English speaking guide.

Entrance to Apokoronas Museum.

Traditional Cretan produce tasting of cheese and raki.

When to book?

You can book up until 8 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

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US$ 96.80
Free cancellation up to 5 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 5 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.