Duration: 4-5 hours
Lunch in a Cretan traditional restaurant: included
Hotel pick up: Available
Hotel drop off: Available
Entrance tickets to all places mentioned in the itinerary: included
Book this excursion: up to 2 days in advance
Departure time: 9.30am (flexible time)
On this tour you will learn all about the Battle of Crete and the great role it played in the outcome of the 2 world war. It includes visits to historic battle-sites, memorials, museums a Our journey begins with the tombs of the Venizelos of the charismatic Greek politician and seven-time Prime Minister of Greece Eleftherios Venizelos and the son of Sophocles Venizelos, who briefly served as Prime Minister of Greece in the mid-20th century. A visit that shares stunning views at Chania city compiled with history.
We will continue our visit to the monastic monastery of the Holy Trinity ‘’The Monastery of Agia Triada’’ stands out for its facade with the columns of Doric style, but also the elements of renaissance architecture making us hardly believe that the monastery was built by Cretan monks. Tzagarolon Monastery is a Patriarchal – Stavropegian Monastery, and today is one of the most important monasteries in Crete, with a huge impact on the education of the island. Inside the Monastery we will see the museum that the monks have been built and they will offer you to try oil and wine which they themselves produce.