Art & the City

120 minutes Trikke tour of Chania's Old Town

There are many things that somebody can learn from Chania. We invite for that a special way of learning things and history, in the meantime to enjoy and have fun.

The Art & the City Trikke Tour. In this tour the main theme is our civilization’s history, the Cretan culture and the specific way of living in the past. We will visit all the Old Town’s monuments combined with 3 museums. First we will get in touch with the Cretan way of living in the past. We will visit the Folklor museum of Chania, where we will travel through the centuries. Extraordinary exhibits and analytic details will teach us about the themes of the past. There we will see the traditional uniforms and suits, the simple house tools and those things that nowadays are almost gone. After that we will trikking to the Archelogical Museum. From the Minoan Civilization till the Venetian and Ottoman eras we will admire the statuettes, the ancient tools and weapons, inscriptions, vessels from ancient Kydonia and we will discover the greatness of those times. Finally we are heading to the Maritime Museum of Chania. The permanent exhibition includes 2.500 items, such as relics, objects found in the bottom of the sea, paintings, maps, photographs, models of ships, nautical equipment etc. The exhibits are organized in units, in chronological order from the Copper Age until today. There is also a special exhibition of sea environment, with a rich collection of shells from different places of the world.

The Art & the City is a private and guided tour

  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Location: Chania Old Town
  • Best for: Culture lovers, students, families and couples

Highlights:

The Lighthouse, the Folklor museum of Chania , the Yiali Mosque, Splantzia Square, the Jews Synagogue, Halidon Str., the Archelogical Museum of Chania,, St. Catherine's monastery, Catholic Church, the Cathedral Church, the Municipal Market, the Firkas fortress, the Maritime Museum of Chania, the Grand Arsenal, the Dry-Docks(Neoria), the Turkish ‘’Minares’’, Koum Kapi beach, the Gate Sampionara, the Saint Nicholas Church and Saints Anargiroi Church.

Starting/End point:

GS Tours Chania, Episkopoy Chrysanthou 37 str, Chania

Price: 68 € / person

Price includes:

  • An Electric Trikke vehicle
  • Escort who presents you the sights and monuments
  • Protective helmets
  • Bottled water
  • Safety instructions and brief orientation at the beginning
  • Photos sent to you for free electronically after the tour
  • Entrances fees of all the Museums
  • Third party liability insurance

Exclusions:

Participants’ transfer to the activity’s starting point

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