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Winter Tours

From November to March choose from the following Private Half Day Tours.

Tours Operate Rain or Shine!  

Customized tours available. Send us a message. 

Mountain Village Food Tour

The Mountain Village Food Tour is the embodiment of Vasili's dream to move to Crete and revitalize his grandfather's land. On this tour you'll visit a farmstand, village kafenio, Vasili's personal honey bees, vineyards, and olive trees, taste wine from the barrels, bottle your own wine, have a farm to table lunch at Ntounias, and drive through Therisso gorge. Learn more here. 

Reservations are required.

Duration is 8 hours. 

Price per person is 150€​ Includes transportation, all admissions, tasting fees, and VAT.

Some Cheese with that Wine

(Private Half Day)

Enjoy an afternoon of wine and cheese at Manousakis Winery!

This tour includes private transportation to and from the winery. On the way to the winery, hear about the 4500 year history of Cretan wine. At the winery, learn about the Manousakis family and how the idea for the winery began. Tour the fermentation floor and barrel room before cozying up in the tasting room. Learn how to taste wine properly under the professional guidance of Chania Wine Tours. Sample 5 different wines. Once you've settled on your favorite, enjoy a full glass with a bountiful cheese platter.

Duration is 3 hours. Pick up from your hotel/accommodation in Chania town and surrounding areas at 11:00am.

(Start times are flexible.)

Price per person is 85€. Includes private transportation, all admissions and tasting fees, and VAT.

Olive You Berry Much

(Private Half Day)

Get a taste of wine and olive oil on this half day tour in Western Crete!

Get the best of both worlds on this half day olive oil and wine tour! Learn all about the two oldest and most essential products of the Cretan diet.

First stop is Melissakis family owned olive oil mill for a tour and tasting of their extra virgin olive oil and other delicious local specialties. Winter is when olives are harvested so it is very likely to see the milling process in action. 

Learn the history of Cretan wine on our way to Dourakis Winery. Privately tour the winery and learn about the wine-making process. The winery is a maze of rooms and surprises. In the tasting room, follow the steps of wine tasting and enjoy 6 wines at this gorgeous family owned and operated winery. 

Private pick up from your hotel/accommodation in Chania town and surrounding areas at 10:00am. (Start times are flexible) 

Reservations are required.

Duration is 4 hours. 

Price per person is 75€​ Includes private transportation, all admissions, tasting fees, and VAT.

Olive It!

(Private Half Day)

Learn all about olive oil on this half day tour in Western Crete!

On this tour learn a bit about Cretan history and religion at the Cave of Saint John the Hermit. Take in the incredible view of the olive trees as far as the eye can see. Then to Biolea Olive Oil Mill to witness olive oil production. See how olive oil is made in the traditional method with a stone mill and press. Learn how to select a high quality olive oil when you're back home.  Finally, a stop at the oldest olive tree in the world. It is estimated at 3000 years old. 

Private pick up from your hotel/accommodation in Chania town and surrounding areas at 10:00am. (Start times are flexible) 

Reservations are required.

Duration is 4 hours. 

Price per person is 70€​. Includes private transportation, all admissions, tasting fees, and VAT.