Chania: Guided Splantzia & Kum Kapi Segway Tour

Chania: Guided Splantzia & Kum Kapi Segway Tour


  • Explore the Splantzia area: Once the Turkish district of Chania, it served as the central gathering place for the Turkish population.
  • Admire the East Venetian walls: These walls reflect Chania's Venetian heritage and its historic past.
  • Discover the Kum Kapi area: Formerly home to a village of poor North African slaves, now a vibrant district with stunning seaside views and lively cafés and restaurants.
  • Marvel at the Kum Kapisi (Gate of the Sand): This preserved Venetian gate lends its name to the Kum Kapi area and stands as a reminder of Chania's rich history.
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Explore Chania city, the charming square in Splantzia and Koum Kapi waterfront with a segway.

On this tour you will visit the Splantzia area which was the Turkish district of Chania – the central gathering place for the Turkish population and the exterior of the east Venetian walls, Kum Kapi area (a village of poor North African slaves used to live there in the old days) .This region was called in Turkish Kum Kapisi (Gate of the Sand) from the Venetian gate which is still preserved in our days. Today “Kum Kapi” is a developed district of the city which gathers thousands of visitors every summer who come to enjoy the view to the sea and the numerous cafeterias and restaurants.
The monuments you will see are:

  • The Municipal Market of Chania
  • The Temple of Aghioi Anargyroi
  • The Temple of Aghia Ekaterini
  • The Dominican Temple of Aghios Nikolaos – Hiougkar Tzamisi (the Mosque of ‘Igemonas’)
  • Splantzia
  • The Temple of Aghios Rokkos
  • The Gate and Rampart Sabbionara
  • Koum Kapi
  • The Byzantine Wall
  • The Temple of Aghios Eleftherios
  • The Venetian Walls
  • The Venetian “Neoria”
  • The Proto-Minoan Settlement of Kasteli
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What's Included

  • 10-15 min practice before the start of the tour
  • Audio Guide (GR, EN, NO, FR, DE, SP, IT, RU)
  • Complimentary: Tour Photos (taken by your guide) & Water bottle
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Additional Information

  • Groups: 2*-6 people
  • Duration: 1h and 15min
  • Starting Point: 25, Chrisanthou Episkopou Street
  • Wear: Comfortable athletic clothing.

*The tour has a minimum number of participants. If that number is not met, an alternative tour/time/date, will be offered. If not accepted, the tour will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.

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