Private Walking Tour Of Rethymnon old town

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Tour around Rethimno’s historical neighborhoods and discover the greatness of Crete’s history, off beaten path, all from 280€.

History & Legends

Explore the small alleys of Rethimnon with a knowledgeable local guide and learn everything about history, facts and unknown stories.

A unique experience

Explore the old town & the Venetian harbor of Rethimnon with a knowledgeable, experienced guide. Discover the beauties of the city like a local.

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Tour Overview

Tour Highlights

  1. Discover the historical heritage of Rethimnon city.
  2. Learn about the culture and traditions of Crete.
  3. Visit the unknown historical paths of Rethimnon city.
  4. Live the experience with a licensed professional local guide.
  5. Explore the hidden spots of the old town and the Venetian harbour.
  6. Enjoy the walk through the narrow streets and the flower-decorated neighbourhoods.


Embark on a cultural journey through the enchanting city of Rethymno, Crete, where you’ll delve into the rich tapestry of Cretan traditions and heritage. This tour invites you to explore the historical paths of Rethymno city and its iconic old harbor, providing unique insights into the island’s culture and history. Wander through flower-decorated neighborhoods, where the vibrant colors and fragrances create an enchanting atmosphere. These streets are alive with local traditions and customs, allowing you to immerse yourself in the heart of Cretan life. As you stroll along, you’ll encounter unique historical buildings that stand as testaments to the city’s storied past. Your professional licensed guide will regale you with historical and cultural details, bringing the architecture and landmarks to life with fascinating stories and insights. Throughout the tour, be prepared to be mesmerized by the fantastic views and landscapes that grace Rethymno. The city’s natural beauty, with its coastal allure and mountainous backdrop, is sure to leave a lasting impression. This cultural exploration promises to provide you with a deeper understanding of Crete’s culture and traditions, all while taking in the historical charm and scenic wonders of Rethymno. It’s a journey that will ignite your appreciation for this captivating island and its rich heritage.


  1. Licensed-professional local guide
  2. Bottled water per person
  3. Analytic information of Crete’s history


  1. Gratuities (optional)
  2. Hotel pick up and drop off
  3. Participants’ transfer to the activity’s starting point
  4. Meal



Guest Stories

Great Tour What a great tour! We chose the tour on a windy day in Chania and were so glad we did! It was excellent. Andreas was so knowledgeable about the area and the wine and he answered all questions we had. The group was small enough that it felt personal and the wineries we visited were absolutely brilliant! We loved the stop off at the oldest olive tree too. Great way to spend a day of our holiday!
The World War II battle for Crete Yanis, our driver and guide, was very knowledgeable and accommodating. He shared a lot of facts and photos of the battle for Crete and he explained the significance of each stop along the tour. The stop at the military collector’s mini museum was excellent. There were many unique and rare items in his collection that are tied to the battle. The pace and timing of tour was just right, along with a fresh sandwich from a local shop. I would recommend this tour to any interested in the history of the battle for Crete.
Rich S
Highly recommended for anyone interested in the Battle for Crete. As a former New Zealand Army officer I was very much looking forward to this tour and it did not disappoint. The whole tour was excellent and covered so much ground literally and figuratively. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and a great person to spend the day with. Being able to visit the actual battlefield sites really put so much into context. Highly recommended.
Tata C
Fantastic cooking class on Crete Everything about this experience was wonderful! The driver, Nikkoli was very knowledgeable and hospitable, the hosts for the class were gracious and warm, the good was amazing and the other guests were terrific. I am so lucky to have found this class and highly recommend!
Sue T
Relaxing excursion This was such a nice relaxing tour. Very simple and easy day! We were picked up at our hotel, it happened to be one of the pickup locations luckily. We drove to two different wineries but also made some stops along the way for cool lookout spots and even a 3,000 year old olive tree.
Sarah S
Cooking in Crete!!! ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. The staff and tour were excellent. We had such a good time being taught how to cook stuffed peppers, zucchini and tomatoes. I highly recommend this tour. The food that we created was simply delicious. Just a high quality experience.
Top bloke as guide Our guide had superb knowledge about the area we went to. He was friendly and accommodating. Despite our lack of knowledge and messing this company around we still got to Di our tour.
It was a great tour! This tour allows you to learn more about the culture and history of Crete. They will explain in detail about the food and the background to it. I thought it was a little pricey due to the strong yen, but it was a valuable experience that money can't buy. I'm really glad I participated. I recommend it.
Awesome Wonderful experience. We were taken up into the mountains of Crete to a host house. Over the next 4 hours, we had a tour of the house, learned about Cretan history, had a local wine tasting, and made an incredibly delicious meal. It is vegetarian friendly and comes with a few surprises. I gained a newfound appreciation for olive oil—there can never be too much. One of the highlights of my trip.
Richard Z
A Real Cretan Cooking Experience Yannis led us on a wonderful trip to a farm in the countryside with great views, warm and gracious hosts and cooks, and a night of fun and friendship. This was well worth the time to learn about Crete style cooking and Greek history
Todd W









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