Excursion to West Crete

We will leave the hotel early in the morning and drive towards Chania.

Our first stop will be at Fodele, the birthplace of Domenikos Theotokopoulos , a Greek painter and famous as El Greco. Than we drive further west, until we reach Chania, where we will visit the old town of the city, the famous Municipal Market (called Agora) and have time for Lunch and shopping.

 

On our way back, we will have a short stop at Rethymnon town, one of the best-preserved towns of the Renaissance. Lying in the heart of modern Rethymnon, it combines the oriental features of the Turkish period with Renaissance-style Venetian architecture.

Our last stop will bring us to the Arkadi Monastery, which has a unique natural beauty, a prestigious history, numerous legends deeply rooted in the time, heirlooms and thesaurus richness.

 

Duration of the tour: 10-12 hours

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