- Duration: 5 Hours
- Location: Meeting Point Chania prefecture, if other, please request (we provide transfer, please request for price)
- Available Seat: 1-6 (if more, please request for price)
- Price: please request
CHANIA – East suburbs of Chania and Souda bay.
Visit along with TravelCrete.Tours East suburbs of Chania and Souda bay .
Our tour begins after breakfast from the city of Chaniá, the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania regional unit.
At the meeting point where you join the coach en route to the British Commonwealth War Cemetery, which lies three miles to the east of Chania on a small plateau, just above sea level on the eastern rim of Souda Bay.
It is the last resting place of 1,527 of the known 2,000 British Commonwealth war dead. The majority of who lost their lives in the Battle of Crete between the Allied and German forces for control of Crete between the dates of May 20 – 31, 1941. A stop for photos will be made.
Your tour continues to Ag. Triada Monastery (Holy Trinity) of Jagarolon, which is one of the most significant monastic complexes from the end of the Venetian Occupation of Crete. It contains a rich offering to the history and education of Crete.
Discover in the east suburbs of Chania on the hill of Profiti Elia (Prophet Elijah) Venizelos Tombs where are buried one of the most significant politicians of modern Greece, Eleftherios and his son Sofoklis Venizelos.
Continue your tour to Chania town, where neoclassical mansions and massive Venetian fortifications testify to the city’s turbulent and diverse past. There you will have the chance to explore independently the town, before we make our way back to the Hotel.
When: Year round, except national celebrations and Greek official holidays.
Languages: English, French, Russian (If other please request)
Dress Code: Casual; comfortable walking shoes; sunblock
Including: Full services of a professional qualified tourist guide
Tickets/Fees: Where is needed are included
Walking Difficulty: Moderate: mostly flat surfaces and pathways
Rest Rooms / WC: Yes
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
Cruise ship passengers (At time of booking or request), must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time.