Rethymno & Kournas Lake - Private Tour from Chania with snacks

Rethymno & Kournas Lake - Private Tour from Chania with snacks

During this half day trip, we will take you to Rethymno, a well-organized city with a variety of picturesque routes to follow and numerous historical monuments to visit. You will be amazed by the large Venetian castle Fortezza, countless churches and mosques, the old lighthouse, arches, cobbled paths and many other beautiful hidden spots of the old city. Our next stop is the famous Lake of Kournas, the only freshwater lake in Crete. This place is ideal for relaxation and a walk, where you can enjoy the magnificent view of the White Mountains reflected in the waters while drinking a cup of traditional Greek coffee.

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Stop At: Rethymnon Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete Greece

Rethymno is situated at the northern coast of Crete about in the middle between the two large cities Chania (58 km West) and Heraklion (79 km East). It is the only town on the island, which is built on a cape. There are two sides of Rethymno offering two styles of visit: the endless big beach and the old town with its mix of architecture and history. The large Venetian castle “Fortezza”, which dominates the city, countless orthodox and catholic churches, mosques, the old lighthouse, majestic mansions of Venetian architecture, arches and cobbled paths, which create a magical atmosphere, have inspired thousands of visitors to pause and take a picture.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Lake Kournas, Kournas, Apokoronas, Crete 730 07 Greece

Kournas Lake is the only physical freshwater lake in Crete. It is relatively large, with a perimeter of 3.5 km. According to a legend, it has no bottom, which is not true and was based on its dark color. There are also theories about strange electromagnetic fields near the lake, making some people uneasy while others feel a very good energy. Its unique beauty preserves until today the legend about the nymph who lives into the lake of Kournas. Lake Kournas is an important wetland area with a variety of flora and fauna, and so it is included in the Natura 2000 protection program.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 6 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Contact us to define your pick up location

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Private transportation
  • Audiovisual presentation of Cretan customs on the van
  • USB charging ports in van
  • Sandwiches, Cretan kalitsounia in a snack box
  • Cold soft drinks, beer, wine, bottled water
  • Local tour leader (English and German speaking)
  • Public liability insurance

Not Included

  • Guided tour in Rethymno city


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