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  • Casa Delfino Location

    Casa Delfino Location

    Casa Delfino is located in the walled Old Venetian Town of Chania; only a few moments from the waterfront with its chic restaurants, shops, and cafes. Most of the main attractions are easily accessible on foot. The closest organized beach (Nea Chora) is only a 10-minute walk from our front door. Casa Delfino also makes an ideal base from which to explore the gorgeous beaches, mountain villages, and hiking trails of Western Crete. It is 17 km from Chania airport and 7 km from the port of Souda.

    Parking in the Old Town of Chania,

    Is limited due to the fact that the area is largely pedestrianized. You may park your vehicle in the nearest public parking area, in Talo Square, which is not more than 80 meters away from the hotel.
    Upon your arrival, you may call +30 28210 87400 and our porter will be more than happy to meet you with our golf cart and assist with the luggage. Porter service is available on a 24-hour basis.

    In case you are not travelling with a mobile phone and require assistance, you may as well leave your luggage in the car and inform us upon check in at the Reception Desk.

    Should you need any further assistance at any point of your trip, please do not hesitate to contact us!

    In response to your inquiry about parking, please be advised that parking in the Old Town of Chania is limited due to the fact that the area is largely pedestrianized. You may park your vehicle in the nearest public parking area, in Talo Square, which is not more than 80 meters away from the hotel. 

    It would be better to avoid the spaces with signs indicating “residents only” (the last two parking lots). 

  • How to get here
    • From Chania Airport
    • From Heraklion Airport
  • Concierge

    Concierge

    Chania’s natural setting and sophisticated urban pleasures make for a diverse range of experiences- from outdoor adventures, to fine dining and culinary tours. The town has an authentic cultural adventure to offer; with beaches with crystal clear waters that retain the charm of an undiscovered paradise, with amazing gorges and mountain villages…there are options aplenty …sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving, paragliding, cooking classes and walking tours, visiting monasteries, olive oil factories and wineries. One of the best ways to explore the beauty of the island is to rent a car.

    The best way to experience the town’s rich history is by strolling its streets and narrow alleys. If you want to experience Chania like a local, gather the savviest sight-seeing suggestions from the Casa Delfino Team. Where is the best place to try authentic cretan cuisine? How should you plan your daily itinerary to explore the island? Would it be better to drive to a scenic beach, hike around mountain villages or maybe just take a stroll around old town for a refreshing ice cream and relax?

    Anticipating your every need, our team is dedicated to making your stay a memorable one. From setting up private tours and putting together a full day’s itinerary to transfers, tickets or anything you might need.

    No request is too extravagant or mundane for us. For after all, there is no knowledge like local knowledge.

    Should you need any assistance prior to your arrival, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@casadelfino.com.

    Please find below a list of excursions/ private tours:

    • 1. Guided Walking Tour

      1. Guided Walking Tour

      Guided Walking Tour

      Guided walking tour around the Old Town!

      Explore Chania’s rich history while strolling around the narrow alleys of the Old Venetian Town, with illuminating commentary from a local guide. Venetian fortifications, the Arsenals, 18th century cathedrals, the Etz Hayyim Synagogue and the atmospheric Turkish quarter are all within walking distance from Casa Delfino.

      A walk through time; the tour promises to help you gain an understanding of how the town’s multilayered history has unfolded.

      Estimated duration: 2 ½ hours

    • 2. Hike the Samaria Gorge

      2. Hike the Samaria Gorge

      Hike the Samaria Gorge

      Samaria Gorge (16 km) is one of the longest and most impressive gorges in Europe. This six-hour trek takes you through a breathtaking landscape of extraordinary diversity, from the peaks of the White Mountains down to the shores of the Libyan Sea. The trail ends at Agia Roumeli, a quaint fishing village on Crete’s southern coast, accessible only by boat. A refreshing dip in the sea, followed by lunch at a waterfront taverna, is the ultimate tonic after this exhilarating trek.

      Please note: This strenuous tour is only suitable for guests who are fit and have some experience in walking long distances.

      Estimated duration: 12 hours

    • 3. Travel back in time at Knossos

      3. Travel back in time at Knossos

      Travel back in time at Knossos

      The palace is one of the major must-see archaeological sites in Greece, presenting visitors with a rare glimpse into Minoan civilization. Accompanied by a guide, you will walk around the ruins and excavations of the vast ancient palace, and learn about the Greek mythological tales that are linked to it. By examining the homes and everyday habits of the Minoans, you will be able to piece together the puzzle of this great civilization.

      Estimated duration: 9 hours

    • 4. Tastes of Crete, hands-on cooking

      4. Tastes of Crete, hands-on cooking

      Tastes of Crete, hands-on cooking

      It is a hands-on journey through Crete’s culinary traditions for food lovers and cooking enthusiasts. An insight into regional cuisine, it features hands-on instruction, delicious home-cooked food, along with wine and cheese tasting. The activity is hosted in an 18th century farmhouse surrounded by organic gardens, just a short drive from Chania. Guests will discover how to prepare a number of Cretan dishes under the directions of a local cook.

      Estimated duration : 5 hours

    • 5. Cretan villages & countryside

      5. Cretan villages & countryside

      Cretan villages & countryside

      Driving towards the Akrotiri peninsula, you will visit the monastery of Agia Triada Tzagarolon. It was built on the 17th century, with a majestic cruciform church; it is set on a wonderfully overgrown landscape of olive groves and cypress trees. Continuing your drive towards the province of Apokoronas, you will stop at the archeological sight of Aptera, set on an impressive position with great vistas.

      You will explore the ruins of an ancient city, before you stop to a tiny village where you can enjoy refreshments at a typical “kafeneion”. Then you will go further inland and you will visit the workshop of a local well-known ceramist. You will have a delicious Cretan meal at a family-run tavern overlooking the valley and the sea beyond.

      Estimated duration : 6 hours

    • 6. Elafonissi & Milia Experience

      6. Elafonissi & Milia Experience

      Elafonissi & Milia Experience

      Introduction to the eco culture & Cretan gastronomy

      Take a trip to Elafonisi. Crystal clear waters,pink coral sand and a blue lagoon… Discover the wild beauty of an extraordinary place and have a relaxing time, gazing the sea or swimming. Visit Milia mountain retreat an authentic 17th century mountain settlement which has been transformed into one of the world’s best eco lodges.
      Get introduced to the Cretan gastronomy. You will become aware of the raw materials and enjoy an authentic Cretan lunch.

      Time of departure: 9.00 am

    • 7. Tailor made tours

      7. Tailor made tours

      Tailor made tours

      Enjoy easy hikes, long mountainous treks, bicycle routes, special photographic walks, gastronomy tours, inland road trips, alpine flora tours as well as a balanced
      combination of all the above.

      Create your own tailor-made experience combining different choices and ideas.

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