Small-Group Half-Day Tour To Chania Artisans Market

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9am
  • Departure Details :
    Municipal Market of Chania
  • Return Details :
    Municipal Market of Chania.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Enjoy an educational and fun experience with a professional guide in a private vehicle. Get to know the artistic side of Chania on this half day shopping tour that skips over mass-produced goods and digs up authentic finds.Explore the local workshops, where you can meet with the artisans making jewellery, ceramics, wooden pieces and much more. Then try your own artistic skills with a mini lesson in one of the studios! This is a small group tour with maximum 12 people.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

The Chania tour starts in a local way: with a coffee and a taste of one of the most traditional pastries of Crete, in the most traditional place in town. Enjoy a bit ofbougatsa(a cheese-filled pastry) in a shop thats been loved by locals for years.

Fuelled up after delicious breakfast, you will be driven in a private vehicle for about 15 minutes to reach the destination: a unique part of town thats completely dedicated to the work of local artisans.

Youll visit several of the artisans who live and work in this area, and learn about the importance and local impact that crafts such as pottery and clay have had in the history of the island.

Youll also get to test out your own artistic skills, at a ceramics workshop! Talk to the local artist about their techniques and browse through their unique pieces. Youll learn tips and tricks for finding the best and most authentic souvenirs, so the next time youre out shopping in Chania, youll know what to look for.

You will uncover various works such as religious paintings, handmade jewellry and unique objects made of wood, glass or other more unusual materials.

By the end of this Chania shopping tour, youll have a better understanding of the authentic crafts of Crete, and how they represent the islands local culture.

Inclusions

  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Transportation during tour
  • Traditional local snack (bougatsa)
  • Small-group tour
  • Coffee

Exclusions

  • Additional food and drinks
  • Souvenirs and personal shopping
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

There are several workshops in the village, so if any of the workshops we normally visit are closed, well still be able to take you to an alternate but equally wonderful shop. 

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above and must be accompanied by an adult. Please select child above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if youll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page. 

Dress code is casual and comfortable

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. 

Wheelchair accessible