Chania: Guided Halepa Segway Tour

Chania: Guided Halepa Segway Tour


  • Visit the exterior of the east Venetian walls, a testament to the city's historic past.
  • Explore the Kum Kapi area, once home to a village of poor North African slaves, and observe the contrast between its history and the sandy beach nearby.
  • Immerse yourself in the wealthy and picturesque Halepa area, which played a crucial role in Crete's history, particularly with the signing of the "Halepa Agreement" in 1878.
  • Admire the stunning architecture of traditional buildings, consulates of the Great Powers, and the school of San Joseph, where nuns taught French and savoir-vivre to wealthy girls.
  • Visit The Palace, the former residence of High Commissioner Prince George, and the Residence of Greek Prime Minister Eleftherios Venizelos.
  • Marvel at the elegant church of Aghia Magdalene, built by Prince George in commemoration of his sister Maria's visit to Chania and dedicated to Mary Magdalene.
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Explore Halepa and discover its rich history, its legends and secrets in a unique and unforgettable way!

On this tour you will discover the exterior of the east Venetian walls, near the sandy beach, Kum Kapi area (a village of poor North African slaves used to live there in the old days) and then the wealthy residential and graphical Halepa area. 

Halepa area played an important role in the history of Crete, as the famous “Halepa Agreement” was signed on October 1878 between Ottomans and Cretans for the assignment of a limited autonomous regime in the island. You will also see traditional and beautiful buildings, as well as the consulates of the Great Powers, the school of San Joseph, where nuns taught French and savoir vivre to the rich girls, The Palace ( which was the house of the High Commissioner Prince George in 1898 and since then it was called The Palace), the Residence of the Prime Minister of Greece – Eleftherios Venizelos, as well as the elegant church of Aghia Magdalene – Build by Price George and was dedicated to Mary Magdalene in commemoration of a visit of his sister Maria to Chania – wife of the Grand Duke of Russia.

In detail, the monuments you will see are:

  • The Cathedral of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary (Trimartiri)
  • The Gate and Rampart Sabbionara
  • Franciscan Monastery of Aghios Fragkiskos
  • Giali Tzamisi
  • The Byzantine Wall
  • The Grand Arsenal
  • The Venetian “Neoria”
  • The Gate and Rampart Sabbionara
  • Koum Kapi
  • Halepa
  • The House of Eleftherios Venizelos
  • The Palace
  • The Holy Temple of Aghia Magdalene
  • Splantzia
  • The Temple of Aghios Rokkos
  • The Dominican Temple of Aghios Nikolaos – Hiougkar Tzamisi (the Mosque of ‘Igemonas’)
  • The Temple of Aghia Ekaterini
  • The Temple of Aghios Eleftherios.

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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 30min
  • 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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