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Full-day Sfakia Region Tour from Chania: Hiking, Cooking Class, Wine Tasting

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    ΚΤΕΛ Χανίων-Ρεθύμνου Α.Ε KTEL Chania-Rethimno S.A Public Bus Service central
    ΚΥΔΩΝΙΑΣ & ΠΑΡΘΕΝΙΟΥ, Kelaidi, Chania 731 35, Greece
    Chania Central bus Station, Kydonias & Partheniou Kelaidi, GR-73100 Chania, Crete. Your guide will be standing next to the ticket booth, holding a Crete Urban Adventures sign. Find the exact meeting point with what3words: ///ballroom.leaps.because
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    ΚΤΕΛ Χανίων-Ρεθύμνου Α.Ε KTEL Chania-Rethimno S.A Public Bus Service central
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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    Vryses
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 3
    Gola Di Imbros
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 4
    Dourakis Winery
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Municipal Market of Chania
    Pl. Agoras 69, Chania 731 32, Greece
    Chania Municipal Market. Alternately, we can drop off any tour participants whose hotels are along the route from Vrisses Village back to the Chania Municipal Market
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Departure Point
ΚΤΕΛ Χανίων-Ρεθύμνου Α.Ε KTEL Chania-Rethimno S.A Public Bus Service central, ΚΥΔΩΝΙΑΣ & ΠΑΡΘΕΝΙΟΥ, Kelaidi, Chania 731 35, Greece
Duration
11h
Return Details
Municipal Market of Chania, Pl. Agoras 69, Chania 731 32, Greece
Inclusions
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Transportation
  • Cheese and yogurt samples, two-course meal (meat and veggie options), sweets, fruit
  • 4 different wine tastings, fresh orange juice for the children
  • Entry/Admission - ΚΤΕΛ Χανίων-Ρεθύμνου Α.Ε KTEL Chania-Rethimno S.A Public Bus Service central
  • Entry/Admission - Gola Di Imbros
  • Entry/Admission - Trail Askyfou - Asfendou- Kallikratis
  • Entry/Admission - Dourakis Winery
Exclusions
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Souvenirs or personal shopping
  • Tips/gratuities for your driver and guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes, and dress appropriately for hiking and the weather
  • You will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: By visiting villages far from mass tourism and collaborating with the locals, your tour supports these small communities financially.
  • On this tour you will visit 100% local, family-owned businesses, meet a local cheesemonger and a local botanist and sample their products that originate from the Cretan countryside.
  • As part of your tour you will visit a local family in their home where you'll participate in a hands-on cooking class and learn about local products and traditional cooking techniques.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Iain May wrote a review Aug 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom97 contributions40 helpful votes
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We had an excellent day with Yiannis as our tour guide. Knowledgeable kind and generous in every way . After a traditional Cretan shepherds breakfast in cool shade under the Plane trees by the river in Vrisses, we enjoyed a spectacular descent of the Gorge of Imbros followed by
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RoseDew wrote a review Oct 2019
Red Lion, PA234 contributions136 helpful votes
Hubby and I (late 60s) met Pauline at 8 a.m. and enjoyed everything from a delightful breakfast in Vrisses to a hike through the Imbros Gorge to a delicious lunch in the small village of Kalikratis, where we were able to help prepare the meal, and finally onto the Dourakis
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from purple_indian, Guest Relations Manager at Full-day Sfakia Region Tour from Chania: Hiking, Cooking Class, Wine Tasting
Responded 1 Nov 2019
Dear RoseDew, How lovely you found the time to express so descriptively your experience with Urban Adventures, exploring the hidden gems of Crete and its rich flavors. We can Thank Yiou enough, guests like yourself, make our day and motivates us to work even harder. So thrilled to read that Pauline's love for Crete was contagious to you and your hubby and got the most of your Best Day Ever with us. We can only wish that you will return in Greece sometime in the future , till then safe travels! Sunny Regards From Puline and Urban Adventures Team
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Amy Holt wrote a review Sep 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Four of us (ages 56-65) spent the day with Yiannis exploring Crete. We started in the Skafia region at a yogurt/cheese/honey at an authentic local restaurant. The highlight of the trip was a 3 hours hike downhill through Imbros Gorge. Yiannis had walking sticks for us and the
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from purple_indian, Guest Relations Manager at Full-day Sfakia Region Tour from Chania: Hiking, Cooking Class, Wine Tasting
Responded 6 Oct 2019
Dear AmyHolt_USA, Thank you for taking the time, to share your experience with us, your feedback, is so valuable, as we constantly aim, to create YOUR BEST DAY EVER, on any of our tours. For our team, it is very important to make our guests feel straight at home, from the very moment they start their exploration with us. We make sure you have tons of fun on our tour, yet, be super safe and comfortable, which is our priority. We are so happy to read, how much you enjoyed our local viewpoints and venue choices, this is the result, we all continuously, work so hard to achieve and to always look out for the unspoiled and authentic Greek flavors. Sunny Regards From Yianni and Urban Adventures Team We can only wish that you will return in Greece sometime in the future again, till then safe travels!
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Saffa123 wrote a review Aug 2019
6 contributions6 helpful votes
We had a fantastic day! Our tour guide, John Flaneur, was amazing. Very patient and informative. We saw lots of Crete that we would’ve never been able to discover on our own. John was well prepared and guided us with lots of care. I would highly recommend this tour!
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Carolyn O wrote a review May 2019
24 contributions1 helpful vote
A group of four of us spent a full day with Yiannis exploring Western Crete, on the 'Best of the West Tour.' We started in the Skafia region with an amazing yogurt/cheese/honey filled breakfast at a local restaurant, followed by a hike through Imbros Gorge. After the amazing
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Date of experience: May 2019
Response from stefanospap, Public Relations Manager at Full-day Sfakia Region Tour from Chania: Hiking, Cooking Class, Wine Tasting
Responded 19 Jul 2019
Hello carolyno620, First of all, thank you for taking time to write such an extensive review! Nothing gives us more pleasure than seeing that our guests enjoyed their Cretan experience with us! Giannis sends his warmest wishes for safe travels! Once again, a huge thank you for taking time to review your experience and we look forward to seeing you again on Crete. Safe travels, Stefanos
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