Art and the City – Trikke Tour

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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 to have fun.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Adventure, Culture, Fun, History
  • Activity Level Fairly Easy
    2/8
  • Group Size Small Group
    5
All about the Art and the City – Trikke Tour.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the 5 civilization greatness in one city
  • Explore the narrow streets of the old town
  • Enjoy a ride through the historical sights of the old town and the Venetian harbor
  • Visit 3 of the most famous museums in Chania
  • Admire the monuments, architecture and feel the unique beauty around you
  • Learn about the history of Crete
  • Take photos and share the experience
  • Enjoy the ride with your family or friends with the fun, eco and smart Trikke

 

Description

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 Folklore 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 be “trikking” to the Archaeological 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 tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • An electric Trikke vehicle
  • English speaking Escort
  • 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
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Participants’ transfer to the activity’s starting point
  1. Shedule All Year

    Every Day

  2. Location Chania

    Chania, Crete

  3. Duration Approximately

    2 hours

  4. Terms & Conditions Don't Forget
    • The company reserves the right to make minor changes in the program when this is considered necessary, for example in case of unfavorable weather conditions. This can be done without prior notice.
    • Reservations must be made 24 hours before the tour. A cancellation must be done 5 days before the tour. In case of later cancellations, no refund will be made from the company.
    • If a tour is cancelled due to few participants or bad weather conditions, the company will refund 100% of made payments.
    • Weight limit per vehicle: 100kgs
    • Children above 12 years old can ride a trikke vehicle. All children below 12 years old must ride with an adult.
  5. Starting point Chania

    Episkopou Chrysanthou 37 str. Chania, Crete, Greece

  6. Children Price Discount

    Children 5-11 years old: Free

    Children 12 + years old: Adult price

This tour is private and the maximum capacity is 5 (Adult) riders.

It’s extremely difficult if not impossible to join a tour after it has begun. It is possible to leave a tour early however you will be responsible for your own arrangements from the moment you decide to leave the tour. You would also be responsible for all costs associated with joining a tour late or leaving one early. If you feel this may be necessary please consult a Fabulous Crete Specialist before you book your adventure.

Trikke vehicles

The availability listed on our website is updated every minute however on some tours we must confirm arrangements with our people on the ground, a process which usually takes no more than 24 hours. When you book online you will receive a follow-up email confirming your arrangements or a timeframe for when they will be confirmed.

The security that comes from knowing your trip is locked-in is a feeling that can’t be topped. We like that feeling – so much, so that we figured everyone should have it.

Every departure is guaranteed to run. Yup, all of them. Once you’ve booked and paid, that’s it, you’re going. Guaranteed. Your trip won’t be cancelled by us for any reason (beyond harsh weather or safety issues). Promise.

All documentation is sent electronically by email. Shortly after we receive your payment we will send you your initial documents. Final documentation will be sent by email no later than two days prior to the departure.

Yes, all of our Tour Managers and Tour Drivers speak English, some speak additional languages as well, but your tour will be conducted in English

If your group consists of 5 or more people, then please contact our friendly staff who will be happy to assist you with your inquiry and see what we can arrange for you at info@gstours.gr

You will automatically receive an e-voucher to your email address. Please print your voucher/ticket or keep a picture to your mobile phone which contains your unique reference number. Please remember to bring this with you on the day. You will not be allowed entrance to an attraction without a valid ticket.

If there is any problem with your booking or payment details, we will contact you on the telephone number or email address stated in your booking. Sometimes tours may not operate due to insufficient numbers, and we may need to contact you to advise you of any such changes.

All entrance fees and costs are included in the tour price except unspecified fees.

If you book more than 2 tours with us, then please contact our friendly staff who will be happy to assist you with your inquiry and see what we can arrange for you at info@gstours.gr

As you can expect some landmarks take more time to get to on coach tours and some are more time-consuming than others. With this in mind, we have no set time for the exploration of each attraction. Our tour guides are trained to watch how their group progresses at each landmark and they adjust each tour accordingly. You should keep in mind that some tours cover three landmarks over a single day, so there are a limited number of hours in which to do a lot of sightseeing. Consequently, you may not have an extensive amount of time to spend at each attraction.

You could lose your seat to a walk-up passenger. We encourage you to arrive at the pickup point a minimum of 15 minutes before departure. Once on the tour, your guide or driver will give you a time that the coach will depart each location. You must be at the coach at least five minutes before this time. If you are late and miss the time given, the coach will depart without you in order to not keep the other passengers waiting. If you are in any doubt about a departure time whilst on your tour, you must ask the guide or driver.

Any items we find on our coaches are taken to our office at Episkopou Chrysanthou 37 str. Chania old town and are kept there for 72 hours before being destroyed or given to charity. Please call our office on +30 28210 43243 for any lost items.

5 days before the tour starts –> 50% refund, no refunds after that

 

35% Deposit on booking time and final payment 7 days before the tour date.

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