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Discover the Miracle of Wine and Olive Oil

Shared Day Tour From Chania

Wine tour to family wineries, olive oil factory and magnificent places to admire the nature’s miracle…

  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Departure time: 09.45
  • Travel Style: Cultural,Gastronomy
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Days of operation : TU,WE,FR
  • Free Cancellation up to 7days

Highlights

  • Visit a traditional olive mill and learn about the olive oil-making process
  • Taste the famous Cretan extra virgin olive oil
  • Visit the oldest olive tree in the world and the museum
  • Explore two family wineries of the region
  • Tour around the facilities of the wineries
  • Taste exceptional varieties of Cretan and international wines
  • Learn about local viticulture, grapes, and vine-growing
  • Delicious gastronomy experiences
  • Small-group tour ensures a more relaxing and personal experience
  • Discover the culture, traditions, history and mythology of Crete

Inclusions

  • Hassle free Pick-up & drop off from your accommodation in Chania
  • Bottled water per person
  • English speaking, local driver/escort and wine specialist
  • Wine and food tasting
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus/minivan
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Olive oil tasting
  • Traditional Cretan Lunch
  • Small-group tour (up to 18pax)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Extra drinks and/or food not specified on tour

Covid-19 Measures

  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Starting Points

  • Chania Region Hotel Pick-UpPlease select your accomodation during check out process | Pick-up times: 08:20-09:20 am
What to expect

Today you will travel through wonderful nature’s landscapes. Up to the mountains of the Northwest province of Chania, you will visit traditional family wineries and an olive mill.

The tour starts from the olive mill and factory. A local family business that extracts the olive oil in the traditional way. The heavy stone mills are crushing the olives and through the press the extra virgin olive oil is produced. There are always analytic descriptions and tour of the facilities but live extraction process during the harvesting months (Autumn). Olive oil tasting is following and an incredible taste will fill your palate.  After that, you will have the chance to admire the oldest olive tree in the world, which age is estimated at 3000 years old and the olive museum. The miracle of nature stands proud in front of you and its deep roots are holding it through the centuries.

The day continues with wine. You will taste different expressions of Cretan and international varieties paired with delicious local dishes. Visit first a local family winery, in a beautiful environment, surrounded by olive trees and citrus fruits. Wine specialists will analyze the harvesting process and the wine-making traditions through the tour around the place. Tasting is following and experiences of different local varieties. The second winery we are visiting was established in 1993. Wine-makers with specialized knowledge and fresh ideas of modern processes of farming and wine production will introduce you different labels of wines. Traditional Cretan lunch in the winery paired with wine will make you fall in love with this special place. Diving deep into nature’s miracle, tasting awarded labels of wine and experience the local Terroir will offer you unforgettable experiences and beautiful memories from your trip.

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FAQ

How will I recognize our tour escort?

Your tour escort shall hold GS Tours  signage at the pick-up process.

What do I need to bring with me on the tour?

Bring sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and comfortable clothes during summer months & warm clothes and waterproof jacket during winter months. Have your ticket (electronic or printed) with you & your ID/PASSPORT (or copy).

Has the tour a limit number of participants?

The tour is contucted with 2 to 18participants. Small group tour provides a more personalized experience.

Some important notes about the tour

Wine tasting is not allowed for children under 18 years old. Water or fresh orange juice will be offered instead.

  • In case of allergies, tolerances or food preferences please inform the company in advance.