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Kournas, Arkadi Monastery & Rethymnon
Destination:

Port/City: Chania (Souda),Crete, Greece

Activity Type:
Destination Highlights | Verified Sustainable Experiences

Approximate Duration:
6 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*69.75 USD (Adult)
*43.75 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)
           

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

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Kournas, Arkadi Monastery & Rethymnon - IQ04

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Delve into a Cretan cultural experience that includes guided sightseeing at Lake Kournas, the Arkadi Monastery and the bustling town of Rethymnon. First stop is at Lake Kournas, where you'll savor a delicious treat of traditional cheese pie with honey, among white sands and ancient olive trees. Next up is a tour of the fortress-like monastery, whose history dates to Byzantine times. Finish with a stroll through distinctively ancient yet distinctly modern Rethymnon.


Highlights:
• Lake Kournas: Prepare for extraordinary views and stop for a treat of sfakiani, a traditional cheese pie with honey.
• Arkadi Monastery: Visit this intriguing cluster of centuries-old, fortress-like buildings on a sacred site existing since the Byzantine era.
• Rethymnon: Take a guided walk through the streets of an ancient town with well-preserved Venetian and Ottoman architecture.
• THIS TOUR IS OPERATED BY A TOUR OPERATOR THAT HAS BEEN THIRD-PARTY VERIFIED TO AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED SUSTAINABILITY STANDARD.


What To Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Cash/credit cards
• Sun protection


What To Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Comfortable shoes


Important Notes:
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
• Guests must be able to walk approximately two miles over various surfaces of gravel paths, cobblestones and rough paths with steps and inclines.
• No tank tops or shorts at monastery.
• Foreign currencies not accepted in most venues.
• Drive to Lake Kournas approximately 30 minutes.
• Return drive from Rethymnon approximately one hour.
• In addition to English this tour is offered in French, German, Italian and Spanish.
• A minimum of 20 guests is needed for the tour to run in a different language.



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