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Old Chania Market: Our most recommended tours and activities

Chania: Sightseeing & Tastings Tour

1. Chania: Sightseeing & Tastings Tour

Find what makes Crete’s cultural capital so marvelous. Explore some of the Old Town’s best sights, while discovering the lesser-known Ottoman and Jewish quarters. Get ready to experience Chania with all your senses! Begin at the Dimotiki Agora (Municipal Market), which denotes the old and new town boundary. Sample local delicacies while exploring the market and find out why Crete is home to one of the healthiest diets in the world. After fulfilling your taste buds, stroll around the old town district by passing through its maze of hidden back streets and narrow laneways, visiting Venetian and Ottoman monuments, and discovering doors to secret gardens. Hear stories, myths, and legends about kings, sailors, merchants, heroes, lovers, and artists. Figure out how this city has been a crossroad between the West and East for centuries. Next, you’ll have the unique chance to see local craftsmen producing their handmade products. Hear their stories, and possibly test your skills. Meander through the old Jewish and Ottoman neighborhoods and learn how multiculturalism has changed locals’ life through the centuries. Finally, after walking along the historic harbors' promenade, relax your muscles in a local-favorite spot where you’ll enjoy an enticing table with Cretan Mezedes (local tapas). End the tour here and continue your own exploration through the city or head back to the starting point. Before parting ways, don’t forget to ask your local guide for more hints and tips on how to get the best of your trip in Chania.

Chania: Old City Discovery Guided Segway Tour

2. Chania: Old City Discovery Guided Segway Tour

Make the most of your time in Chania and discover the wonders of the Old City on this Segway tour through the Kasteli and Splantzia districts. Meet your friendly guide at the local partner’s office and get kitted out with the necessary Segway gear then set out onto the charming streets of Chania where adventure awaits. Head into the Eastern part of Chania’s Old City and discover the remainders of the Ottoman rule as you explore the Turkish neighborhoods here. Glide along traditional cobble streets and narrow alleyways while learning about the fascinating history of the districts throughout the ages. Along the way, see the most iconic sights and landmarks, including the impressive Venetian walls and Koum Kapi.

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What people are saying about Old Chania Market

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 40 reviews

was fun We drove through narrow streets that we would never have reached or discovered on foot. Something completely different to explore a city. Thank you Kevin for your great company and the tip about the sushi restaurant - it was awesome!! I've never eaten sushi that was so good!! We have already recommended you today!

GREAT EXPERIENCE.A GOOD CHANCE TO SEE LOCATIONS IN CHANIA,WITHOUT GETTING TIRED.A SMALL PROBLEM WITH THE HEADPHONES,IS A PROBLEM YOU CAN EASILY SOLVE…MAYBE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT PLACES AND NOT ONLY CHURCHES AND TEMPLES…

Manos was an extremely knowledgeable and friendly. He took us to many amazing places all around Chania and we tried many things we would not have known about. I recommend Manos to anyone coming to Chania.

We actually did the dinner tour with Manos It was a great night Manos was an awesome host Very knowledgeable and interesting As an extra bonus, he is a great dinner companion Recommend 100 percent !

The guide is at the top it's a great activity especially which allows you to visit the city and the very pretty little streets with teenagers We could never have seen it all on foot