ChaniaReligious Heritage Tour of Apokoronas in Chania with Lunch
Half day private trip
Discover the immense culture of Apokoronas, the rural district with the richest religious heritage and monasteries. Visit a number of medieval churches of the peaceful countryside with a professional guide.The full experience
Find out about the intriguing religious history of Apokoronas.
Visit different abbeys of the countryside.
Taste the deliciousness of Cretan cuisine.
Listen to interesting facts and anecdotes from your passionate guide.
From the foot of the whitewashed mountain ranges to the northern shoreline of the island, Apokoronas district represents a unique modern rural life influenced by the Christian religion which is apparent clearly in its many monasteries. Exclusively with our enthusiastic guide, you will visit those historic sites with an informative commentary about its history.
Start your tour by a small Byzantine church nestled in the lush trees, Cretan plants and spacious vineyards, the clear evidence of the widespread of Constantinople to the farthest point. Appreciate its distinctive Byzantine architecture before you move to the next stop.
A few steps further, you will find a 15th-century church housing religious finds that date back to the 8th century. With another stop at the foothill of the whitewashed mountains, you will find a typical Cretan church by John Vatatzis, the Emperor of Nicaea. Step inside and marvel at the top-notch artworks including 13th-century frescoes.
Finally, treat yourself to an authentic Cretan lunch meal at one of the most delightful restaurants of the district’s square.
Stop AtApokoronas DistrictDuration: 1 second
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Professional certified guide
Traditional Cretan lunch
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This trip is not wheelchair accessible.
You can set the pickup point in the next step, if you don't need pickup
, please be present at the meeting point 10 minutes before the trip starts.
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts.
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