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Chania Area: The 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour with Lunch

Activity provider: GE ES TOURS CHANIA LTD

Chania Area: The 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour with Lunch

Activity provider: GE ES TOURS CHANIA LTD
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Take in the beauty and history of Apokoronas on a visit to the villages of the area. See ancient monuments and scenic countryside and enjoy a traditional Cretan lunch in the village of Fres.

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Duration 6 hours
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  • Explore the villages of Apokoronas along beautiful scenic routes
  • Enjoy a cup of Greek coffee and learn how it's made
  • Visit a cheese factory and taste local dairy products
  • Indulge in Crete's gastronomical culture and try products at a local bakery
  • Enjoy lunch at a cafe in the picturesque village of Fres
Full description

Explore Apokoronas on this tour with select pickup points in the Chania area. Discover charming and authentic villages like Vrysses, Emprosneros, and Fres.

Depart Chania and set out to discover some of the highlights of the island of Crete. Drink a Greek coffee and learn the secrets of making a perfect hot cup of coffee. Visit a cheese factory to taste graviera, mizithra, and other cheese varieties. Pop into a bakery to try some local flavors.

At the end of the tour, enjoy lunch in a traditional “kafeneio”, or Greek café, in Fres village. Speak with locals and learn about life in the countryside. Return to your pickup point at the end of your tour.

  • Pickup and drop-off from specific locations in Chania region
  • Personal driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned luxury transfers
  • All entrance fees
  • Light lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets

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  • Please provide specific details about your hotel's location
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4.8 /5

based on 103 reviews

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The 7 villages tour was very enjoyable! The guide was super-knowledgeable about the places we visited, and clearly enjoyed sharing his knowledge with us. Driving through the very charming landscape of the countryside east of Chania, we passed a cheesemaker, a rusk baker, and an olive oil factory, and finally ended up in a traditional tavern in Fres for a delicious lunch. Twice we could taste raki as well. All in all, to be recommended!

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December 2, 2022

Fantastic way to get to experience smaller towns in Crete. Andreas was funny, knowledgeable, and really took care of us. I recommend this if you want to see how local Cretan people live in non-touristy spots. Everyone we visited at the locations were also very nice. Definitely worth doing. Loved it! Be prepared for lots of Raki.

September 8, 2022

We really loved this tour. Our driver Giannis was very friendly and knowledgeable, giving lots of information about the culture and history of Crete during the drive. Each and every stop of was enjoyable, most also including food and raki. The tour finished with a delicious taverna lunch. All in all, this was a great way to soak in some real Crete culture and would recommend as both enjoyable and value for money.

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August 24, 2022

Product ID: 84540