Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera.
Learn about the ancient city of Aptera. Our first stop after an interesting drive up will be the ‘’Ancient site of Ap-tera’’ and ‘’fortress of Koules’’. Explore the Roman cisterns, the monastery, the picturesque church, and the absolutely beautiful ancient theatre that still remains. At the archaeological site of Aptera, you will be able to admire findings of all periods of inhabitation of this City-State. The walls of the ancient city, which is 3.480 meters long, dating back to its acne period, of the 4th century BC. Afterward, we have time to take magnificent photos of the view to Souda Bay from the Fortress of Koules. The view from there is absolutely breathtaking! Time spending there is about 1h30m.
Old Venetian Harbor.
Minoan neighborhoods, Ottoman bathhouses, Hellenistic walls, Latin inscriptions, a church with the symbols of two religions, boot-makers shops, imposing Venetian bastions, knife-makers shops, underground cisterns, a Venetian harbour and an African village are just a part of the multicultural mosaic of the town’s past and of its architectural treasures.
Chania Old Town.
Immerse yourself in an engaging historical tour at Chania Old Town, where five millennia of history and prehistory will unravel before your eyes. We will visit streets, buildings, high spots, neighborhoods, and monuments that only we, locals, know. We will walk together on the stone paths where the Venetians, the Ottomans, and the old Cretans used to live and work. We will admire the incredible flower-decorated neighbourhoods, learn about Cretan history, Cretan mythology, and traditions, meet the locals, and eat like locals.
• Get around the city with ease: private transport provided for the tour.
• Convenient round-trip transfer from your hotel in Chania region.
• Great for shore excursions: port pick-up is available in Chania.
• Get your photos online fast: Wi-Fi is available onboard your private vehicle.