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Daily Cycling and Trekking Activities Program  

Giannoulis Hotels and Resorts Group through its co-operation with 'Sports Tours Hellas' offers a wide range of daily activities for both beginners, as well as experienced cyclers.

 

Indicatively:

Monday: Bike and Trekking  

A bike tour of 1hour to a fantastic location at ‘Akrotiri’ peninsula followed by one (1) hour trekking from the monastery of ‘Gouverneto’, to the cave of ‘Arkoudiotissa’ (See-Bear) that is noted for its bear looking stalagmite, and then back to the beach. ‘Gouverneto’ monastery is related to a castle, with towers that exists to protect it from intruders. The architecture of the exterior is influenced from Venetians and it looks like a Venetian fortress. In the monastery located 50 monks’ cells on two floors. At the end of the ride there will be a visit to the famous monastery of ‘Agia Triada’ in order to take a rest and taste the local goodies made by the monks. ‘Agia Triada’ (Holy Trinity) monastery was built in 17th century. In the monastery sited a church with Byzantine architecture, library and museum which contains a wide range of icons. Costs: Adults 45 euro per person / Cadets 12-17 years old 35 euro per person.

Duration of Activity: 4 hours

Minimum number of participants: 4

Maximum number of participants: 12

Difficulty range 1-5: 3

Altitude profile - Check out the route

 

 

 

Tuesday: Bike and Beach   

A fantastic experience! Easy access to the southern village of ‘Palaiochora’. ‘Palaiochora’ is the southeast spot in Europe, located 77 km south of Chania town. Amazing beaches with crystal water are set an 11 km long coast line bordering Libian Sea. In this fantastic location you will be able to have a swim or a meal at one of the plenty local taverns which are offers variety of fish and meat dishes. Cost: Adults 60 euro per person / Cadets 12-17 years old 50 euro per person.

Duration of Activity: 7 hours

Minimum number of participants: 4

Maximum number of participants: 12

Difficulty range 1-5: 2

Altitude profile - Check out the route

 

 

Wednesday: Dynamic Cycling   

It is the time for a real cycling training along the Cretan land. For the experienced cyclist we have a Training of seventy (70) to ninety (90) km. Bring along your cycling shoes, jersey, shirt and pedals**. Costs: Adults 70 euro per person / Cadets 12-17 years old 50 euro per person.

Duration of Activity: 7 hours

Minimum number of participants: 3

Maximum number of participants: 12

Difficulty range 1-5: 4

** Participants are possible to be transferred by car at difficult points

Altitude profile - Check out the route

 

 

Thursday: Bike And Winery Tastes  

An easy riding course 1.30hrs long, takes you to the renowned wine factory of Mr. Manousakis in the village ‘Vatolakkos’ which is located 11 km from Chania city center. It is a great opportunity for you to combine riding in a beautiful landscape with local wine tasting. Costs: Adults 40 euro per person / Cadets 12-17 years old 30 euro per person.

Duration of Activity: 3 hours

Minimum number of participants: 4

Maximum number of participants: 12

Difficulty range 1-5: 2

Altitude profile - Check out the route

 

 

Friday: Gorge Passing (Trekking)  

The Prefecture of Chania boasts several gorges. One of them, “Sirikari” or “Polyrrinia” gorge, starts from the village Sirikari, 55 km west from Chania city center, and finishes at the ancient village Polyrrinia which is located 50 km west from Chania city center. The gorge has 10 km length, it is easy crossing, suitable for all, both young and old, full of many species of Cretan flora. At the Polyrrinia village, you will have the opportunity to admire the well-known Acropolis of the Ancient Polyrinia which is built 418 meters high. Costs: Adults 40 euro per person / Cadets 12-17 years old 30 euro per person.

Duration of Activity: 3,5 - 4 hours

Minimum number of participants: 4

Maximum number of participants: 12

Difficulty range 1-5: 2

Altitude profile - Check out the route

 

Saturday: Thematic Cycling  

Starting from the oldest olive tree in the world, aged at least 3000 years, in ‘Vouves’ village, 27 km from Chania city center, and then you will have the opportunity to meet all olive oil production process by visiting the ‘’Terra Creta’’ Olive Oil Factory. ‘Terra Creta’ located at ‘Kolymbari’ village, 25 km from Chania city center. Costs: Adults 40 euro per person / Cadets 12-17 years old 30 euro per person.

Duration of Activity: 3,5 - 4 hours

Minimum number of participants: 4

Maximum number of participants: 12

Difficulty range 1-5: 2

Altitude profile - Check out the route

 

 

Sunday: Mountain Bike Or Gorge Trekking – Cretan Cuisine   

Sunday hiking program addresses those who wish to experience the Cretan landscape and local Cretan cuisine. You will have the opportunity to hike through the most famous gorge of Europe and the biggest gorge in Crete Island, the “Samaria” gorge, which is located 43 km south of Chania City center. The Samaria gorge is a National Park of Greece and is 18 km long. The beginning of the gorge is at Omalos mountain and it finishes at Agia Roumeli village. At Agia Roumeli, you will have the opportunity to taste the local Cretan Cuisine with a magnificent view of Libyan Sea, after a fantastic swimming at the crystal water of South Crete!! More information of Samaria National Park are available at the official web site www.samariagorge.eu. Cost: Adults 78 euro per person / Cadets 12-17 years old 68 euro per person*.

The biking program includes mix of off road and on road cycling activity. Setting out from the gorge of ‘Mesavlia’ and finishing to the village ‘Vasilopoulo’ 33 km west of Chania town. In the fantastic Greek tavern ‘’Anthi’’ you will taste original local Cretan dishes! Cost: Adults 60 euro per person / Cadets 12-17 years old 50 euro per person*.

Duration of Activity: 5 - 7 hours

Minimum number of participants: 4

Maximum number of participants: 12

Difficulty range 1-5: 4/2

 *A full Cretan Menu and the gorge entrance fees are included to the price

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Altitude profile for biking - Check out the route

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