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Chania: Off-Road Tour at Sunset with Wine Tasting

1. Chania: Off-Road Tour at Sunset with Wine Tasting

Start your experience with pickup from your hotel in Chania or the surrounding area and head towards the White Mountains. Admire the scenery as you follow unmarked routes across the landscape in an off-road vehicle. Pass through orange and lemon tree orchards, and see the traditional villages of Patelari, Varipetro, Alikianos, and Vatolakkos. Arrive at a viewpoint overlooking Chania to enjoy panoramic views of the sunset. Continue to Manousakis Winery for a wine tasting session, along with a platter of local delicacies to try. At the end of the tour, your driver will drop you off back at your hotel.

Chania: Sunset Boat Cruise with Guide

2. Chania: Sunset Boat Cruise with Guide

The boat departs from the Old Venetian Harbor and heads out onto the Gulf of Chania. Pass by the island’s famous lighthouse, which was built by the Venetians in the 16th century and later modified by the Egyptians in 1839. The boat continues to sail west towards Lazaretta Island, a small island close to Chania which provides the best views of the sunset across the Kissamos Mountains. The island has a vast history that predates the Venetian occupation. Listen to your guide share lively commentary about the history of the island and its former inhabitants as you watch the sunset and the sky change color. Relax on deck as you marvel at the sunset against the Kissamos Mountains, then enjoy a traditional Greek raki. As the boat begins the return journey back to Chania, admire the harbor’s glistening lights reflecting against the water as evening turns to night.

Chania: Full-Day Private Sailing Cruise with Lunch

3. Chania: Full-Day Private Sailing Cruise with Lunch

Begin your cruise 10:30 AM with a group of up to 8 people, and enjoy a full 8 hour sailing trip around the magical island of Crete. Along the way you will make stops at the usual destinations, such as the coasts and islands located near Chania, Theodorou, and Machairida Bay. You will also have the opportunity to sail the yacht yourself with an experienced skipper onboard to teach you everything you need to know about manning a boat. This tour includes lunch, soft drinks, fresh fruits, and desert. Feast on rich Cretan flavors, and enjoy complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks. As well, make stops to swim, sunbathe, or relax on deck, all at your request. You can experience the wonderful underwater world with complimentary masks, snorkels, and fins, which will be readily available onboard for your use.  Finish your cruise at 6:30 PM, at which point you will be transported back to the sailing dock.

From Rethymno Area: Bus Trip to Chania City

4. From Rethymno Area: Bus Trip to Chania City

Discover the beautiful, ancient city of Chania, dating back 4000 years, making Chania the oldest city in Europe. Spend a pleasant evening with an unforgettable sunset in the former Cretan capital with an english speaking guide. Early in the evening, reach the beautiful Town with a cozy walk through the narrow allies in the idyllic Venetian Old Town, with a stop to take fantastic photographs. Enjoy enough free time to spend the evening as you wish. Stroll through the Venetian Port, go shopping, visit some of many old and interesting buildings, or enjoy the sunset with a romantic dinner, candles and a glass of excellent wine.

Kissamos: Balos and Gramvousa Private Sailing Trip with Meal

5. Kissamos: Balos and Gramvousa Private Sailing Trip with Meal

Arrive to Kissamos Port by car or regional bus and board the sailboat with the green sails. Enjoy the company of only your private group and the crew and skipper as you cruise along the coast to Balos Lagoon and then to Imeri Gramvousa Island.  After about 1.5 hours of sailing, reach the lagoon, home to one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Swim and snorkel in the turquoise water, or treat yourself to some relaxing and sunbathing on the white sand for the next two hours.  Afterwards, enjoy a traditional Cretan lunch onboard the ship. Your next stop is the island of Imeri Gramvousa, where you can enjoy the stunning beach and swim in the crystal-clear water. If you'd like to snap an amazing photo of the Balos Lagoon, you will have the opportunity from the top of Gramvousa after a leisurely, 20-minute hike. At the top, built into the rock, you will spot the Venetian Castle, one of the most famous fortresses in Crete.  The views from here are seriously breathtaking. After a full day of sun and sea, your skipper will start the journey back to Kissamos Port. Onboard, rest or nap in the covered cabin, hang out in the covered dining area, and utilize the bathroom with shower.

Chania: Sunset Cruise with Cretan Wine

6. Chania: Sunset Cruise with Cretan Wine

Embark on a magical boat trip from Chania Old Harbour. Cruise off the coast of Crete just in time for the sunset while listening to the crew's specially-made sunset playlist. A peaceful boat trip paired with the tranquil sound of the water and the breathing sunset view, this is the perfect way to end your day in Crete. To round off the experience, you'll also have the chance to try wine from Chania's local distilleries, in addition to exquisite Graviera cheese with honey and seasonal fruit or other products. Cherish this special moment with your loved one, or surprise your friends with the best gift for your vacation in Crete. 

From Chania: Private Sunset Trip to Falasarna Beach

7. From Chania: Private Sunset Trip to Falasarna Beach

Take a private sunset trip to Falasarna Beach for an afternoon of swimming or sunbathing. Watch as the sun sets over the horizon with a refreshing cocktail in hand. Your trip to the beach starts at noon with a pickup from your accommodation. Head to the most western point of Crete. Arrive in Falasarna, a white sandy beach famous for the clear turquoise blue sea. There you can relax by the beach, try water sports, or enjoy a selection of cocktails. Watch a gorgeous sunset over the ocean with no obstruction to your view.

From Falasarna: Private Elafonisi Sailing Cruise with Meal

8. From Falasarna: Private Elafonisi Sailing Cruise with Meal

Jump on board and sail off to Elafonisi Island. Try your hand at sailing with an experienced skipper, enjoy swimming and snorkeling, discover the thinnest pink sand in Greece, and feast on a delicious Greek meal on board. Come to Falasarna port in the morning and board a comfortable sailing boat for a private day cruise to Elafonisi. The experienced skipper will explain to you the safety measures and will set sail for a memorable day trip. Explore the whole Elafonisi beach, swim, and snorkel. Taste a rich lunch prepared fresh on the shaded deck of the boat and then relax there, or in the cabins. Learn about sailing and practice with the skipper. Enjoy the flexibility of a private program onboard a private cruise.

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What people are saying about Chania

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

If you like the water and learning about Chania and Crete, this is a must do activity! Panos and George are the best. They are patient, funny, and love sharing their passion and knowledge of both the island and sailing with you. In addition to having one of the most relaxing days of our life, we learned a ton about so many different things. I also appreciated their patience as I tried to learn more Greek. This is not one of those rush here, rush there tours. You have plenty of time to relax and soak up the Grecian sun, swim, learn about sailing, or just fall asleep like my husband did :) We cannot wait to come back and do this again. Thanks again to Panos and George!

Me and my 4 friends celebrated my 50th Birthday on this lovely yacht.All Our trip was amazing, beautiful lagoon and breathtaking views .Owner of the yacht was so professional and caring. We visited fortress with beautiful views.After we had lovely swim ,followed by very tasty Cretan lunch.Our trip continued to lovely lagoon.Where we had rest and swim.Never forget my Birthday. Highly recommending to everyone who planning to visit sunny Crete.

A team at the top. Really nice experience, we had the chance to attend a marriage proposal at sunset... frankly romantic. A little local raki custom and a little story about the old port;) I recommend this little activity. Plus the view...waouhhhh

The trip was beautiful. Perfect for sunset pictures and the boat wasn’t too crowded either. Would highly recommend this trip!

Super cool captain. Blissful trip, very good food, beautiful spots Perfect