CHANIA FOR FAMILIES: Private Shore Excursions

  • Why book with us
  • We are extremely focused on delivering excellent personal experiences. In contrast to group shore tours, our private tours offer a far more personalized and enjoyable experience
  • We will make sure that you will be picked up and return on time to the ship by a private transfer service
  • We will provide you with detailed information on how to easily find our local representative including where they will be standing, what sign they will be holding, their local telephone numbers and more
Agia Triada Tsangarolon Monastery Akrotiri Peninsula Chania Crete Family Vacation with Kids Greece


Some of the most picturesque areas of Chania can be found in the 7 villages of Apokoronas. Your professional local country guide will help you explore the region, which sits at the foot of the towering White Mountains.

●     Begin your exploration with a visit to a working olive oil factory to see how the olives are pressed and processed into Cretan liquid gold – its world-famous olive oil.

●     Your next stop is the beautiful old monastery of St. George and a nearby folklore museum On your way, you can take a walk through the rugged natural landscapes of Crete and follow some well-marked nature trails.

●     Afterward, a visit to a glass-blowing exhibition will be an opportunity for you to learn more about this local craft and its cultural history.

●     Your final activity is a fun farm-to-table cooking class at an eco-friendly location. After collecting the vegetables and fresh herbs needed to create a delicious local dish, you can test out your culinary skills under the watchful eye of a Greek “grandma”.


Kindly inform us of any special dietary restrictions, allergies, or food intolerances.


●     Personal expenses at the stops

Duration: 6-7 hours



Crete has so much more to offer than breathtaking beaches and bustling cities. The island is blessed with a wealth of beautiful nature and a varied landscape, making it a perfect destination for family adventures. Leave the museums and archaeology behind as you explore the great Cretan outdoors.

●     Enjoy an invigorating hiking tour in the impressive Imbros Gorge and enjoy an action-packed experience.

●     Visit the Venetian Frangokastello Fortress situated on a sandy beach and learn about its torrid history.

●     At the end of the route, you can take a refreshing swim and savor a scrumptious lunch by the sea. Alternatively, you can visit a working olive oil factory OR head to a local winery to finish off your trip sampling some of the best wines on the island.


Trekking shoes are required for this activity

The duration of the hiking tour is between 2 and 2.5 hours


●     Personal expenses at the stops

●     The wine-tasting (EUR15 per person)

Duration: 6-7 hours



The beguiling city of Chania has mesmerized many visitors with its charms. Your local family guide will introduce you to the rich history and architecture of this cultural hub while you admire its enchanting beauty.

●     Enjoy delicious local delicacies during a walking food tour.

●     Explore the treasures of the Archeological Museum of Chania, housing exhibits from the prehistoric era up to the island’s recent history.

●     Take part in a unique mosaic workshop in a wonderful panoramic location overlooking the traditional old city of Chania and take your mosaic creation with you when you leave.


●     Personal expenses at the stops

●     The visit to the Archeological Museum of Chania does not include a licensed tour guide. We can arrange it upon request for an extra charge

Duration: 6-7 hours

pink sandy beach at Elafonissi Beach Chania


If you are longing to enjoy relaxing moments with your family on one of Crete’s most stunning beaches, you and your family can take a tour to one of the best just north of Chania.

●     Soak up the sun and sand as you swim in the crystal clear waters of Elafonissi. Its exotic landscape and pink-coral sand make it one of the most unique beaches on the island.

●     After enjoying your time at the beach, you will have lunch at another equally extraordinary beach – Falasarna. One of the top ten beaches in Europe, Falsarna will delight you with its emerald waters and powdery golden sand. The beach is so good that even some of the taverna tables are placed in the sand, allowing you to have another quick dip while waiting for your order to arrive.


●     Personal expenses at the stops

●     Lunch

Duration: 6-7 hours

For more information please contact us.

Families should know

  • Pick up and drop off to the port is included.
  • The tours and the duration can be fully customized according to your availability, needs and interests.
  • We can recommend a suitable place for lunch and make the reservation for you.
Address: Chania, Crete, Greece

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