Day trip

Full-Day Trip to Chania from Rethymno

Activity provider: PLATANOS TOURS

Full-Day Trip to Chania from Rethymno

Activity provider: PLATANOS TOURS

From US$ 30.04 per person

Discover the charming capital of Crete on this day trip from Rethymno. You’ll have time for sightseeing, shopping and taking in the highlights of one of the oldest cities in Europe. Enjoy the charms of Chania’s old town and visit the Venetian Port.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, German
Pickup included
Pickup is from your hotel or the closest point accessible by a vehicle from Gerani, Petres, Dramia, Kavros, Georgioupolis All the pick-ups from Rethymno old Town will be from the bus stop of the Four Martyrs Church. You'll receive specific pickup information in a separate email from the local partner (please check your spam folder).


  • Visit one of Europe’s oldest and most picturesque cities
  • Take a walk through Chania’s charming old town
  • Browse the shops and take home some great local products
Full description

The bus departs around 09:00 from Rethymno for the drive to Crete’s capital city of Chania, the most beautiful town on the island. Settled more than 4,000 years ago, Chania is one of the oldest cities in Europe. On this full-day excursion you’ll have 5 hours to explore Chania, with plenty of free time for a romantic walk through the idyllic old town. Visit historic neighborhoods, churches and museums and take a walk to the beautiful Venetian Port for shopping, a cup Greek coffee and lunch (not included in the tour price). At around 16:00 the bus will depart for the return trip to Rethymno.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (in Panormo, Scaleta, Adele, Platanias, Missiria, Rethymno town, Atsipopoulo, Kavros and Georgioupoli)
  • Bus trip to Chania
  • Guide English German and French
  • Lunch
  • Pickup from remote hotels such as Grand Rimondi (pickup is available from Creta Star bus stop)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Hotel pickups are scheduled between 09:00 and 09:45 AM.You will be notified by email from the activity provider about the pickup details (please check your spam email folder also)
  • All pickups from Rethymno Old Town will be from the bus stop of the church of four martyrs
  • No pickup from remote hotels such as Grand Rimondi (pickup is from Creta star bus stop)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 134 reviews

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Day could be tailored to our needs. We were let out at a central point and left to explore Chania for ourselves. I would recommend it to people who want to organize their time themselves. For people who want to do a tour of the city with a guide to get to know the history of Chania rather not.

August 9, 2022

Chania is one of those must visit places. The five hours was plenty of time to take in the main sites, visit the Maritime Museum and find lunch. This is a great excursion for shopping and souvenir buying, particularly if you are looking for more variety. They provide a little map of the main sites and streets which is useful. All very efficient in pick ups and drop offs.

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August 7, 2022

Great visit, explanations on the history of Chania by the guide during the trip suddenly we do not realize that there trip lasts 1 good hour. On site free time for +/- 4/5 hours but enough to visit the city. Only downside visit only in English and German. Small problem also with my reservation, my name was not on the list and the wrong reservation number but the guide called the company and we were still able to enjoy our excursion.

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October 13, 2021

Product ID: 108466