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Private Sunset Tour in Zorbas Land

Tour Highlights

  • Savor five different wines with a professional sommelier on hand in the magical atmosphere of one of the most beautiful monasteries in Crete.
  • Take a hike to the famous Αrkoudospilios Bear Cave.
  • Taste, enjoy, and learn about Crete’s most famous product, olive oil.
  • Get a close-up view of the filming locations of Zorba the Greek.
  • Watch the sunset over Stavros beach while sipping raki and feasting on traditional mezedes.
Private Tour Starting price per person

Explore the Unique Nature of the Akrotiri Peninsula

Channel the life-affirming spirit of Zorba the Greek as we explore the unique nature of the Akrotiri peninsula. Breathtaking views and pretty monasteries abound as we get off the beaten track and discover the real Cretan countryside. An organic wine and olive oil tasting in a magical monastery is followed by a trip to Zorba’s beach to watch the sunset, glass of raki in hand. The simple pleasures in life don’t get better than this; Zorba would be proud!

This tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.

Local impact — How you help the local community by joining this tour:

  • By joining this tour, you are helping to promote rural tourism, which supports local economies that don’t generally benefit from tourism.
  • By visiting a centuries-old monastery, your tour showcases an old monastic way of life that is based on simplicity and self-sufficiency.
  • As part of your tour, you sample local wines and other organic products that are produced in a responsible manner with respect for the traditional economy and local ecology.
  • All of the food you sample during your tour is locally sourced from villages, farmers, and stock-breeders of Crete.

Language: English

Inclusions: Local English-speaking and knowledgeable wine expert guide, round-trip transportation, entrance fees, sampling of five local wines accompanied with feta cheese, olives and rusks, olive oil tasting, a bottle of water, a glass of raki, seasonal mezedes (octopus, stuffed vegetables, cheese, fried vegetables)

Exclusions: Additional food and drinks, souvenirs or personal shopping, tips/gratuities for your guide and driver

Schedule details

  • Duration: 4 – 5 hours
  • Pick-up location: Pick-up from your Chania hotel
  • Pick-up time: 4.00 pm
  • Drop-off location: Your hotel

NOTE: Pick-up times change due to different sunset times (between 3 pm and 5.30 pm, depending on the season). Please contact us the day before the tour to confirm the exact pick-up: [email protected] or +30 698 678 0970.