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Agia Triada, Stavros,Venizelos Tombs Coach tour 15persons-Wheelchair Accessible

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: The Venizelos Tombs, Chania Town, Chania Prefecture, CreteThe graves of Venizelos family is one of the most popular places that offer a panoramic view of Chania, only a few kilometres east of the city, on the road to Akrotiri and airport. Here are located the graves of the charismatic Greek politician, and seven times Prime Minister of Greece, Eleftherios Venizelos, and his son, Sofoklis Venizelos, who was also Prime Minister of Greece from 1943 to 1952.Nearby is located the small church of Profitis Ilias and the statue of Spyrus Kagialedakis or Kagiales, who on February 9, 1897 (Revolution of 1897), during the bombing of the revolted Cretans by the fleet of the great forces, he made his body flagstaff to raise the Greek flag that had been dropped by the bombshells of the ships.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Stavros Beach, Stavros, Chania Prefecture, CreteThe seaside village of Stavros is 17 Km from the center of Chania town is the northernmost part of the Cape. It is known for the filming of Zorba the Greek starring Anthony Quinn, who danced the famous Syrtaki in 1964. Stavros has two beaches. The main beach is in the east part of the village and is characterized for its white sand and crystal clear, shallow water. The beach is fully organized and offers modern amenities to bathers. The other beach is 200 meters away and has coarse sand and rocks, and has fewer amenities .Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Monastery of Agia Triada Tzagaroli, Akrotiri, Chania Prefecture, CreteAgia Triada Monastery or the Monastery of Agia Triada Tsangarolon is a Greek Orthodox monastery in the Akrotiri peninsula in the Chania regional unit, whose construction began in 1634. Over the centuries, the complex has been expanded and now contains a large church, seminary and vaulted storerooms, all meticulously maintained.The monastery also has a library which contains some rare books and a museum which contains a collection of icons and a collection of codices. The monastery also produces a revered olive oil and several varieties of wine.Duration: 2 hours

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