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Day 1: Chania

Pass By: Chania Venetian Lighthouse, Old Port, Chania Town, Crete Greece
Arrive in Chania to the warmth and ambience of your centrally located 4-star hotel before sharing welcome drinks with your fellow travellers. Experience Cretan hospitality and the flavours and aromas of local cuisine with an early welcome dinner before heading up to bed so that you are well-rested for the first exciting day of exploring!

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Chania

Day 2: Chania Town & Varipetro with afternoon free time

Stop At: Agia Kiriaki Church, Varipetro, Crete 73100 Greece
After breakfast we spend the morning exploring Chania town and its historical sites with our tour guide and following a sumptuous lunch at a taverna. Just south of Chania, in the Varipetro region, is the Holy Monastery of Metamorphosis & Agia Kyriaki where we take a leisurely stroll through the tranquil environment. Upon our return to the hotel, you can relax, enjoy a siesta or go swimming. Beautiful sun-drenched beaches are right on your doorstep. Dinner is at your leisure. Simply ask for a recommendation or discover your own gem of an eatery.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Archaeological Museum of Chania, 21 Chalidon Street, Chania Town, Crete 731 32 Greece
Guided tour and museum
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Chania

Day 3: Balos with afternoon free time

Stop At: Balos Lagoon, Kissamos, Crete 734 00 Greece
This morning we drive to the Kissamos region to board a ferryboat to Balos Beach – a truly magical spot where you will feel as if you have stepped into a picture postcard. We will spend the entire day here where you can swim, stroll or just soak up the sun. We return to the hotel late afternoon and the rest of the day, including dinner, is at your leisure.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Chania

Day 4: Kolymvari

Stop At: Kolymvari S.A., Kolymvari 730 06, Greece
We head off to the Kolymvari region to see the oldest olive tree in Europe, which still bears fruit, at Vouves. After lunch, we take a tour of the olive oil refinery.
Dinner is courtesy of your very own private cooking class. You will be welcomed into a family home in true philotimo style! Here you will immerse yourself in the world of Cretan culinary history, hear about its traditions and the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, while learning how to cook the Cretan way.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: The Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves, Vouves, Crete Greece
We head off to the Kolymvari region to see the oldest olive tree in Europe, which still bears fruit, at Vouves. After lunch, we take a tour of the olive oil refinery.
Dinner is courtesy of your very own private cooking class. You will be welcomed into a family home in true philotimo style! Here you will immerse yourself in the world of Cretan culinary history, hear about its traditions and the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, while learning how to cook the Cretan way.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Chania

Day 5: Chania

Pass By: Chania Venetian Lighthouse, Old Port, Chania Town, Crete Greece
Enjoy a hearty breakfast before bidding farewell to your new friends and heading home, or on to your next adventure.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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