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Chania Shore Excursion Vineyard and Winery Tour Half Day


  • Enjoy an off-road vineyard tour
  • Marvel the best panoramic view of Chania from above
  • Set off on a winery tour with five wines tasting and Cheese Platter
  • Embark on a private tour with premium off road vehicles driven by multilingual escort-drivers
  • 4 Hours Approx.

  • Distance

    60 Km

  • Difficulty
  • Altitude Dif:

    700 m

Pick Up Times

  • 09:00 - 09:30 Souda or Chania Old harbor port free pick up and drop off
  • Different times upon request and according to availability.


April - November: Daily Departures On Request
December - March: On Request

Price Includes

  • Souda or Chania Old harbor port free pick up and drop off
  • Premium off road vehicles (7 or 9 seated) driven by multilingual escort-drivers
  • Off-road vineyard tour
  • Entrance fees for the winery tour, tasting of five wines and cheese platter
  • Liability Insurance and local Taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Extra wine consumption and extra meals or snacks to accompany the tasting
  • Gratuities


Join us on this most complete winery experience where you see hands on, from start to finish how wine is made... and then enjoyed.

Our premium four hours winery experience includes pick up and drop off from your cruise ship, off road routes through olive trees and vineyards, best panoramic view from above, guided tour in the vineyards, winery tour with tasting by professional somelliers accompaned by a cheese platter.

Starting our premium safari for a unique wine experience we visit the hill of Vatolakos where Manousakis vineyards are, through an exciting off road route up to the top of the hill in 660 meters altitude! This magnificent location, with a panoramic view of the north part of Crete accompanied with the natural environment, the vineyards and the fresh air retaliates with the best feeling ever.

We continue our tour, visiting the Manousakis winery for a winery tour.
Starting from the traditional old family residence of the Manousakis family we continue with a nice walk to the beautiful garden of the winery. At the
production facility you will learn about the wine making process and visit the cellar, where the wines are kept and aged, as well as the bottling line.
A five wines tasting accompanied by a cheese platter will conclude this unique experience before we return back to your cruise ship.

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Don't Forget

Don’t forget your comfortable shoes, for example, trekking shoes or sandals, camera, sun protection, etc. During spring and autumn, we advise you to bring a jacket.

The Trip is not recommended to people suffering from car sickness, have mobility or kinetic problems or back problems or pregnant or for children younger than 7 years old as we don't provide baby seats or people taller than 1,95cm or heavier than 130 Kg. Alcohol consumption is not allowed to minors under the age of 18 years old. 

Uncharted Escapes reserves the right to make minor changes in the program when considered necessary. For example, in case of unfavorable weather conditions. This can be done without prior notice.

Reservations must be made no later 24 hours prior to departure. Any cancellation must be made according to our cancelation policy. In case of late cancellations, no refund will be granted from Uncharted Escapes.

If a tour is cancelled due to insufficient participants or adverse weather conditions, Uncharted Escapes will refund 100% of made payments.

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Adventure Tips

The trip is ideal for everyone who´s looking for an experience beyond the ordinary, youth groups, single or couple participants, families with older children, and companies.

The trip has guided stops every 30-40 minutes, for everyone´s convenience.    

In order for Uncharted Escapes to arrange lunch or dinner with vegetarian alternatives, information is required upon reservation. This also counts for any kind of food allergies, so as to find possible alternatives.

Travelers Info: COVID-19

Being always concerned about our guests’ and staff wellbeing, having as a priority your health and safety, we remain committed to our premium standards, fully complied with all necessary measures set by the Government.

Ready to welcome you again, we act with responsibility. We stay up to date following the guidelines set by The World Health Organization and the National Public Health Organization. We know that holidays with your family and friends are very important to you, so are here to make sure you relax, enjoy and dream the way you want to.

In detail:

Before Your Tour:

  • We recommend that you should be at the pick-up area (your hotel or an indicated point near your hotel) 10 minutes prior to your pick up time and our escort will be on time welcome you and show your  seat, in order to keep social distancing guidelines.
  • Our vehicles are filled up according to governmental covid-19 law of their capacity. For the time our 9-seater vehicles can accommodate 4 guests and our 7-seater 2 guests. These limitations maybe exceeded by families travelling with children younger than 18 years old or if governmental laws and regulations against covid-19 infections change.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those participating in the tour ( escort, driver, staff) will be monitored daily, excluding, and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

On Board:

  • Please follow all the instructions given to you by your guide.
  • Sanitizing dispensers are available at each vehicle.

During Your Tour:

  • All those taking running the tour and service (escort, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Sealed Lunch Boxes will be given during some of our day tours and on day tours which include lunch in restaurants will be provided at restaurants that follow all the hygiene protocols.

Cleaning Standards:

Enhanced Vehicle Cleaning:

  • The average cleaning time is doubled both during the day and after the end of each tour.
  • All sensitive touch areas such as seats, armrests, sidewalls etc. are intensively cleaned and sanitized daily before and after tour.

Air Circulation On Board:

Our vehicles are equipped with A/C (and when used internal air circulation is turned to OFF) but as our safari tours are mainly operated in country side we strongly recommend the tours to be conducted with open windows for continuous fresh air circulation and to feel the freshness of the countryside.

Our People:

Our staff is trained in the latest hygiene protocols and cleaning procedures. They use personal protective equipment (face masks/shields and optional gloves) to ensure a safe travel experience for you and themselves.

Greece is well known for its long history and unique hospitality throughout the centuries.  We remain confident that our services are of high value and will provide the most memorable experience in Greece to you, family or friends. We look forward to escape the ordinary with you!