Tailor-Made Itinerary in Athens and Crete

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Tailor-Made Itinerary in Athens and Crete

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Tailor-made, private experience in Athens and Chania of Crete

Visiting Places: Athens and Chania Crete, including hiking in Sougia area
Duration: About 1-2 weeks
Created by: Elizabeth R. - Colombia

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This itinerary has been planned for 2 persons. Contact us for a quote designed for your party. 

Athens Itinerary no.1:

Athens: Athens Highlights: A Mythological Tour with Acropolis Museum + Tailor-Made ‘Athens Through Modern Art’ Tour

Crete: Walking Tour of Chania Old Town + Unique Food Tour in Chania + Tailor-Made Hiking Tour with transfers back to Chania next day.

Athens Itinerary no. 2:

Athens: Athens Highlighs: A Mythological Tour with Acropolis Museum + Athens Street Food Tour + Tailor-Made ‘Athens Through Modern Art’ Tour

Crete: Walking Tour of Chania Old Town + Unique Food Tour in Chania + Tailor-Made Hiking Tour with transfers back to Chania next day

Athens Itinerary no. 3:

Athens: Athens Highlighs: A Mythological Tour with Acropolis Museum + Tailor-Made ‘Athens Through Modern Art’ Tour

Crete: Walking Tour of Chania Old Town + Unique Food Tour in Chania

Athens Itinerary no. 4:

Athens: Athens Highlighs: A Mythological Tour with Acropolis Museum + Tailor-Made ‘Athens Through Modern Art’ Tour

Crete: Walking Tour of Chania Old Town + Unique Food Tour in Chania + Tailor-Made Hiking Tour with transfers back to Chania same day (no overnight stay)

Tour descriptions

 Day 1 - Athens

Private: Athens Highlights: A Mythological Tour with Acropolis Museum Discovery Tour

Suggested: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (to be confirmed)

Duration: 8 hours total (4 hours Mythological Tour, 2 hours break for lunch, 2 hours Acropolis Museum Tour)

Price: €440 total

Meeting point: to be advised (central Athens’ location)

Included: Expert guide and snack

Excluded: Entry fees, any food & drink, transportation

Day 2 - Athens

Private: Athens Through Modern Art (Customized tour)

Suggested: 10 AM

Duration: 4 hours

Price: €700 total (private tour for 2 persons)

Meeting point: Hotel located in Athens city centre or other central Athen’s location

Included: Top rated English-speaking art expert guide, pickup & drop-off at hotel (within city center), transportation by private vehicle (4 hrs), all entrance fees & taxes.

Excluded: Any food & drinks

Description:
An unexpected and spontaneous modern art scene emerges in Athens. Your guide who has a relevant background (art, architecture, artist), will pick you up from your hotel for a 4 hours journey through the neighborhoods and the world of modern and contemporary art of Greece. Visual arts and paintings, installations and even street art and murals of various techniques will all come together to form what will serve as a glimpse into all types of modern art.
We'll start with a visit to the National Museum of Contemporary Art OR the Benaki Museum on Pireos St (depending on exhibitions at time of visit, to be determined) and continue with well-known galleries pivotal to the rise of modern Greek art, as well as independent art spaces and exhibitions at the Athens School of Fine Arts if time allows. We'll continue with some historic neighborhoods and as we stroll through the narrow streets, we'll stop for a refreshment break at a garden.

Sougia Chania

Sougia Chania

Xyloskalo - starting point of Hike in Crete

Xyloskalo - starting point of Hike in Crete

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Day 3- Athens (suggested)

Private: Afternoon Street Food Tour

Suggested: 12:30 PM, 3:30 PM, 5:00 PM starting times

Duration: 3 hours

Price: €170 total

Meeting point: Monastiraki square

Included: Coffee, koulouri (local pretzel with sesame seeds), loukoumades (Greek donuts), Greek pie, souvlaki or soup (suitable for vegetarians/vegans)

Day 1 - Crete

Private: Walking Tour of Chania Old Town

Suggested: 6 PM

Duration: 3 hours

Price: €120 total

Meeting point: Central location Chania old town

Included: Local tour guide, all entry fees.

Day 2 - Crete

Private: Unique Food Tour in Chania

Suggested: 10 AM morning

Duration: 4 hours

Price: €200 total

Meeting point: Central location Chania old town

Included: Field expert, a wide variety of local delicacies, multi-sensory food experience, historic food and tastings as described in the activity page here.

Day 4 - Crete

Private Hiking Trip from Chania

Suggested: morning

Duration: full day

Meeting point: hotel pickup

Description:

Starting point: Omalos plateau / Ending point: Sougia beach.

Distance: 25km – 9 hours trek – difficulty level: Hard

The trek starts at Xyloskalo – the starting point of the Samaria gorge, with amazing views over the gorge at an altitude of 1.200 meters. The path then ascends to the peak of ‘’Psylafi’’ – 2.000 meters and then goes through the Gre leska observatory before starting descending to Koustogerako village and ending in the south part of the island, the end of the Agia Irini gorge, 5 klm away from Sougia beach. Then you will have the option to stay overnight in Sougia beach and enjoy the following day on the beach OR return to Chania.

Price: Option 1) €530 total for day trip from/to Chania or for trip up to the ending point of the hike - Option 2) €650 total for full day hiking trip, including all transfers until return to Chania the next day.

Including: Option 1) Transfer Chania-Omalos (1 hour), Sougia-Chania (2 hours) + private mountain guide - Option 2) overnight stay of guide to Sougia, all transfers for 2 days with a local insider: Chania to Hiking point, End of hiking point to Hotel, Hotel to Beach (the next day), Beach to Hotel at your preferred time, Hotel to Airport (either straight or via other hotel location/stop in Chania town)

Excluding: Hotel/accommodation bookings, any food & drinks and, other transfers not specified.

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