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The 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour – Explore East Chania Mainland

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Overview
This is a great choice for first-time visitors to Crete. Enjoy the ultimate hassle-free day of discovery, without any logistics to organize as hotel pickup, drop-off, a guide, and lunch are included. Visit the Apokoronas region of East Chania—an area known for its quaint villages, green hills, and stunning scenery. Highlights include the Ottoman Fortress of Aptera, a local cheese factory, a raki (local spirit) distillery, and much more.
Itinerary
Highlights
  • See the best of East Chania in a day with return transfers included
  • Visit artisan producers of cheese, and the local “raki” alcoholic drink
  • Explore small villages and nature routes you likely wouldn’t find alone
  • No hunger pangs—a delicious lunch is included
Important Information
Departure Point
Ksenios Dias, Nea Kidonia 731 00, Greece Sunny Rent a Car, Selinou 104, Chania 731 31, Greece Talos Square, Theotokopoulou 63, Chania 731 31, Greece GS Tours Chania, Episkopou Chrisanthou 37, Chania 731 32, Greece Kriti Hotel, Nikiforou Foka 10, Str 731 00, Greece
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Cheese tasting
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Historical & Folklore Museum of Gavalochori
  • Entry/Admission - Peroulakis Distillery
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Hotel pick up - drop off is only for Chania region, Not Rethimnon, Heraklion and Lasithi. If someone staying in the other regions of Crete and wants to participate in this tour has to drive with his own car or bus to meet us in Chania city center and start the tour
  • Please check the pick up areas before you book this tour.
  • The departure times depends on the hotel's location. Please note that a pick up can be from 08:45 am until 09:30 am.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Pauline & James wrote a review Nov 2019
62 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a private tour with Yannis and Dimitrius in November 2019 on our honeymoon. We did a variation of this tour which included several monasteries and chapels. We had a worse experience with a different tour agency and were so glad that we booked with GS tours - we wish we
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Monty1296, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at The 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour – Explore East Chania Mainland
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Campbells, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review on Trip Advisor. Yannis, Dimitrius and the rest of us are delighted to read such nice words! We wish you all the best in life, from now on, and we hope to see you again in the future! Kindest Regards,
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Janet S wrote a review Nov 2019
53 contributions16 helpful votes
We spent a wonderful day with Dimitri as our tour guide on a small group tour. He was wonderful, it felt like we were going back into his childhood as we visited the Cretan villages where he grew up. We enjoyed hearing about and seeing the museum of Cretan history and culture.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Monty1296, Guest Relations Manager at The 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour – Explore East Chania Mainland
Responded 4 Nov 2019
Dear JanetS184, We thank you so much for this amazing review! Mr. Dimitris appreciates so much your very kind words and we are all very glad that you loved your tour that much! We hope to see you again in the future! Kind Regards,
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RoseDew wrote a review Oct 2019
231 contributions96 helpful votes
We enjoyed our time with Yannis and about 12 others on this 6 hour tour. The tour of the folk museum was informative and something we would not have done on our own. Our traditional Crete lunch was exceptional and quite filling. The variety of dishes to be shared family style
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Monty1296, Guest Relations Manager at The 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour – Explore East Chania Mainland
Responded 5 Nov 2019
Dear RoseDew, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor! We truly appreciate that! We also hope that we will see you again one day! Kindest Regards,
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Laurie G wrote a review Sep 2019
133 contributions22 helpful votes
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Yannis was so knowledgeable in the Cretan History , it was our favorite excursion we took while there. Seeing all the history and learning about all the people was incredible.!!.. There was so much to do on this tour and was worth every penny.. This is a must do if you go to
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Monty1296, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at The 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour – Explore East Chania Mainland
Responded 24 Sep 2019
Dear Lyk2travel, Thank you so much for taking the time to share this review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to read that you liked this tour that much and that you had a view of the island through our eyes. Having people like you on our tours, makes us always very happy. We hope to see you again, in the not so distant future! Kind Regards,
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JeannieSergio wrote a review Sep 2019
118 contributions41 helpful votes
+1
I loved this experience, it is the best combination of culture (history, food, raki..) I had. We visited small villages while Mr Ioannis explainned some curiosities, details of constructions, way of life.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Monty1296, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at The 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour – Explore East Chania Mainland
Responded 16 Sep 2019
Dear JeannieSergio, We are so glad to read that you enjoyed your tour that much and that you found this tour a great combination of local life. We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor and we hope to see you again, in the not so distant future! Kind Regards,
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