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 Lassithi plateau- Knossos Palace- following the Greek Mythology
Lassithi plateau- Knossos Palace- following the Greek Mythology
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from: $48

For the island of Crete, Knossos has the same significance as the Acropolis for Athens. The most famous and the most impressive palace of the Minoan era, the biggest and the greatest of the decision-making centers of the Minoan Crete. We are about to hear great myths, relating to the Palace of Knossos, such as the myth of the Labyrinth and the story of Daedalus and Icarus. We are going to walk on Sir Arthur Evans’ steps. We may feel a bit of the excitement and pride he felt when he discovered this exceptional symbol of the Minoan architecture, which even nowadays transfixes everybody with its grandeur. Leaving the marvelous Palace of Knossos, we continue our tour towards the center of the island. We visit the lovely Monastery of Kera Kardiotissa. It was named after a miraculous icon of Virgin Mary. Psychro is mostly known as Dictean Cave. It is considered as the place where Zeus, the father of the Olympians Gods, was born.

Private Full-Day Knosos-Lasithi Plateau-Cave of Zeus from Heraklion
Private Full-Day Knosos-Lasithi Plateau-Cave of Zeus from Heraklion
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from: $600

Experience this private tour that combines world-famous landmarks with jaw-dropping natural beauty. Enjoy maximum comfort and safety while being provided with everything you need to know about the island of Crete. Your local English speaking guide/driver will help you get the most out of your day and make sure you take some incredible photos for you to share with your friends and family.

Crete Wine and Olive Oil Tour
Crete Wine and Olive Oil Tour
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from: $104

Wine tour to family wineries, olive oil factory and magnificent places to admire the nature’ s miracle…

Half Day Private Tour to Knossos Palace (Skip the line) & Panoramic City Tour
Half Day Private Tour to Knossos Palace (Skip the line) & Panoramic City Tour
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from: $311

A private group tour around Heraklion and a visit to the famous archeological sites of Knosos and the museum. Private tours privide flexibility and personalized service. Pick up and drop off from/to your accomodations makes the experience much quicker and saves time.

Mythical Escape: Zeus Cave & Knossos Palace with Lassithi Plateau from Heraklion
Mythical Escape: Zeus Cave & Knossos Palace with Lassithi Plateau from Heraklion
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from: $720

Come with us on a journey along East Crete reveling in the endless luxuries of Lassithi Plateau that is basked in allure forests & fertile land dotted with iconic windmills. From the comfort of a luxury chauffeured vehicle at your disposal, our knowledgeable local insider will ensure you experience the best of the whole itinerary. Discover quaint villages, local lifestyle, storied monuments, Byzantine Monasteries & Cretan art. Tuck into a culinary odyssey & savor genuine tastes loved by our legendary forefathers. It’s our job to hook you up with only the most authentic eateries. Amble in the footsteps of gods to the Cave of Zeus. Plunge into the mythical birthplace & sense the sanctity of this ancient site. When in Knossos Palace, luxuriate in the eternal magnificence of the Minoan ruins & frescoes. Succumb to the personalized service of a top history-archaeology guide & let us stimulate you with eclectic information by ensuring a stress-free pace in all archaeological areas.

Balos Lagoon & Falassarna Beach - Luxury Jeep Tour with Lunch (Semi Private)
Balos Lagoon & Falassarna Beach - Luxury Jeep Tour with Lunch (Semi Private)
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from: $153

Live a unique experience on a Semi Private tour, up to 6 guests/vehicle-guide. Only local guides, driving 7 seater Luxury 4wd, full A/C, vehicles ,will allow you to relish the 18km (12 miles) rough road route from Kaliviani village to Balos parking area, which buses or minibuses can’t offer. Enjoy the magnificent view of Balos from high above and take memorable photos of this magnificent view. Last stop the Falassarna beach. A 3 hours relaxing stop, where you can enjoy the bright sun on one of the longest sandy beaches on Crete, swim in the crystal clear waters and sunbathe on the reserved - just for you - sunbeds really comfortable with pillows, at the 1st row of the umbrella's. The restaurant and the beach bar is carefully selected and reach our company's specifications. During the tour the guest's privacy is in priority. The local drivers/guides will give you basic culture and historical information. Join us, be a traveller!

Half-Day Rethymno Quad Safari
Half-Day Rethymno Quad Safari
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from: $55

Head up to the mountains and into the wild Cretan nature on this half-day quad safari. You will travel through shallow waters and through impressive gorges featuring amazing archaeological formations. You will encounter some incredible wildlife and visit some traditional 11th and 12th century Cretan villages that are not spotted on the map. Make several stops on the route, including a stop at a traditional kafeneion (traditional Greek coffeehouse). Travel with peace of mind with hotel pickup and drop-off included within certain limits (30km) arround Rethymnon.

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.
Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.
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from: $95

This is my favorite tour in Crete because you get to see the real Crete, the old wind mills the old villages, Zeus Cave where the king of all the Greek gods was born. His mother gave birth there to hide from his father Kronos. We will see the old traditional windmills and the amazing views from an altitude of around 1000 m above sea level . Then it's off to Lasithi plateau, the biggest one in Crete . Driving through the old villages on the Lasithi plateau you feel that you are traveling back in time, like time stopped long ago.We can visit an olive oil factory ( optional ) where we learn about how olives are picked and how olive oil is made now and how they used to do it in the olden days . ( Flexible pick up from your hotel in Heraklion area ).

Milia Mountain Retreat - Semi Private Safari Tour with Tastings and Lunch
Milia Mountain Retreat - Semi Private Safari Tour with Tastings and Lunch
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from: $136

Live a unique experience on a Semi Private tour, up to 6 guests/vehicle-guide. It's not just a tour for tastings, driving you from one to another winery/olive mill, but it is an adventurous Semi Private exploring tour, with lunch time and not only snacks and beverages. Will allow you to explore on really comfortable conditions a part from the mainland of Crete which compatible vehicles, buses or mini buses, can’t offer. At Anoskeli's olive mill and winery the Sommeliers and Wine-Olive Oil producers, as more professional in their sector, will inform you about the wine and olive oil when they serve you. You will visit the Milia Mounain Retreat,one of the top 50 worldwide choices of National Geographic magazine, concerning eco-tourism and agro-tourism. The food at Milia's restaurant reach our company's specifications. During the tour the guest's privacy is in priority. The local drivers/guides will give you basic culture and historical information. Join us, be a traveller!

Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch
Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch
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from: $93

Join this 8-hour guided excursion through the Cretan mountains and discover the wonders of the Minoan Route. Stop at historic sites including an ancient Roman aqueduct and the Diction Cave, the mythological birthplace of Zeus. Enjoy a traditional snack with 'raki' in the village of Kastamonitsa, and a Cretan-style lunch at a local tavern in Lassithi.

Chania: Old Town, Public Market, Hill of Prophet Elias, Agia Triada
Chania: Old Town, Public Market, Hill of Prophet Elias, Agia Triada
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from: $404

Chania is the most beautiful city of Crete with rich history and amazing architecture. It's deeply connected with Greek, Venetian and Turkish heritage. We invite you to see it's most famous places as well as a couple hidden gems that will show you real Crete.

Mythical Escape: Cave of Zeus & Knossos Palace with Lassithi Plateau from Chania
Mythical Escape: Cave of Zeus & Knossos Palace with Lassithi Plateau from Chania
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from: $927

Come with us on a journey along East Crete reveling in the endless luxuries of Lassithi Plateau that is basked in allure forests & fertile land dotted with iconic windmills. From the comfort of a luxury chauffeured vehicle at your disposal, our knowledgeable local insider will ensure you experience the best of the whole itinerary. Discover quaint villages, local lifestyle, storied monuments, Byzantine Monasteries & Cretan art. Tuck into a culinary odyssey & savor genuine tastes loved by our legendary forefathers. It’s our job to hook you up with only the most authentic eateries. Amble in the footsteps of gods to the Cave of Zeus. Plunge into the mythical birthplace & sense the sanctity of this ancient site. When in Knossos Palace, luxuriate in the eternal magnificence of the Minoan ruins & frescoes. Succumb to the personalized service of a top history-archaeology guide & let us stimulate you with eclectic information by ensuring a stress-free pace in all archaeological areas.

Full-Day Santorini Island Trip from Crete
Full-Day Santorini Island Trip from Crete
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from: $229

Cruise to world-famous Santorini Island, one of the most picturesque islands in the Mediterranean. Take the opportunity of a short cruise during your stay on Crete and make a day trip to the neighbouring island of Santorini. The boat trip takes about 2-3 hours. On arrival in the former volcanic crater of Santorini look high up on the crater rim, where the houses of Thyra lie like a white pearl necklace. After arriving in the harbor of the island the busses are waiting for you to explore the most famous places in Santorini. The journey will bring you to picturesque village of Oia and Thyra and optionally visit the black beach of Perissos. In the early evening you will travel back to Crete.

Santorini 2 days with Excursion with Highspeed from Heraklion, hotel & breakfast
Santorini 2 days with Excursion with Highspeed from Heraklion, hotel & breakfast
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from: $253

To enjoy the most spectacular view, including the volcanic surroundings, the colours of the sea and the sun, as well as the traditional architectural style. The perfect idea when you stay on Crete. A high speed catamaran brings you in only around 1h 45min to Santorini and after the excursion back. You experience the Greek atmosphere in the old capital Oia, new capital Fira and the black sand beach. OIA: The oldest village in Santorini, filled with culture and tradition. The harmony of the colours of the sea and the sun, the wonderful view, bear the spirit of Hellenism and make Oia incomparable. FIRA: The capital of Santorini where you have free time to explore the picturesque traditional little alleys. PERIVOLOS: Visit the magnificent black beach of Perivolos.Optional: Swimming at Perivolos beach. The highlight of Santorini ! : the world famous sunset. A top romantic experience. You stay in a 3 star hotel with breakfast at FIRA. On your second day, you are free.

Samaria Gorge Hiking from Chania
Samaria Gorge Hiking from Chania
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from: $45

There is no better way to experience the real side of Crete, than to traverse the island's unspoiled soil, swim in its crystal waters and stroll down its traditional villages. This hiking tour of the Samaria Gorge will give you the opportunity to do all 3 and at your own pace. Early in the morning, you will be picked up from designated spots around Chania via a luxurious bus and reach the starting point of your tour in Omalos Plateau around 7 am. Shadowed by the adjacent White Mountains and with plenty of drinking water to be found along the way in many natural springs, this self-paced hike will create unique memories for every traveler. Behind your group, there will always be a hiking escort to ensure everyone's safety and provide assistance if needed. At around 17:00 you will start your trip back to the place where you were picked up from.

Full-Day Trip to Santorini island by Boat from Heraklion
Full-Day Trip to Santorini island by Boat from Heraklion
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from: $219

Experience the beauty and romance of Santorini on a day trip from Crete. Set sail from the Port of Heraklion, and then take a guided tour by air-conditioned vehicle on arrival. Marvel at the blue and white buildings typical of the island.the history of one of the most romantic islands in Greece.Travel through the beautiful countryside en route to the village of Oia at the northernmost tip of the island.

The Real Cretan Cooking Experience
The Real Cretan Cooking Experience
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from: $92

Join us and live an incredible journey through the Cretan cuisine and culture...  Tour Highlights • Introduction and welcome drink • Vegetable picking from the family garden • Cooking class of traditional Cretan recipes • Experience the use of the old wood-oven • Hear the stories and origins behind each dish • Wine tasting combined with cheese platters in Cretan varieties • Tour around the theme rooms of the family house • Introduction of the Cretan weaving tradition • Admire extraordinary artifacts of the past and learn about the Cretan way of life in the previous centuries • Feel part of a local family inside an embracing environment • Enjoy the spectacular front and rear view of the cottage to the sea and the mountain • Savor the freshly made dinner along with good Cretan wine

Minoan Crete from 3.000 BC: Knossos Palace & Museum with Wineries from Chania
Minoan Crete from 3.000 BC: Knossos Palace & Museum with Wineries from Chania
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from: $927

Succumb to a bespoke service of our top local guides with expert knowledge by the comfort of a luxury chauffeured vehicle at your disposal. Luxuriate along the stellar ruins & lavish frescoes of Knossos Palace appreciating it in a way few will ever get the chance to. Immerse into the labyrinthian marvel as we draw you back to a time when myth & history were indistinguishable. Where there’s culture, there’s wine. Let us chauffeur you to the heart of Central Crete, a rich Minoan land backed by olive groves & wine-red earth. Here you will discover boutique award-winning domains to sample Cretan vintages with divine flavors. With personal touch impressions soak up the entire collection of unique artworks & history of the archaeological museum of Heraklion by savoring each hall at your own pace. In the evening, stroll the aesthetically fortified city of Heraklion. Dazzle your senses with delicious aromas of garlic & basil pouring from superb restaurants with local-exclusive cuisine.

Wine and Food Tastings Walking Tour
Wine and Food Tastings Walking Tour
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from: $115

Are you ready to explore Chania Old Town Little Secrets and live as a local for 5 hours in small groups, up to 12 guests per guide? Join us, taste traditional Cretan products, talk with local people and have the chance of Cretan wine tasting. This is not a tour with a guide giving you lots of historical information. Instead, it is an escorted privileged tour and the main objective is to visit a few authentic spots in Chania Old Town, to talk with local people and taste traditional cretan products and wine. We will help you to see, how the locals life is and to feel as a local for a few hours. We will guide you along the picturesque narrow streets with a tour escort who will take you to special spots to take some spectacular photos and presents the most famous sights and monuments to you.

Private Full-Day East Crete Tour from Heraklion
Private Full-Day East Crete Tour from Heraklion
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from: $546

Start at the traditional village of Mochos with its narrow alleys and colourful gardens, then continue to Krasi and visit the 2,400-year-old Writers' Plane Tree. Afterwards, the tour will ascend to the Diktaion Andron, an ancient cave believed to be the birthplace of Zeus. Take in the incredible view of the Lasithi Plateau. After that amazing experience the tour will take you to the vibrant city of Agios Nikolaos through a long-forgotten route where you get to see wildgoats from up close. There you can visit, surrounded by many legends, Voulismeni lake. Next, visit the villages of Elouda and Plaka with the beautiful beach where you can take a swim or/and visit the world-famous Spinaloga which is a short boat-ride away.

Your Tailored Elafonisi Escape: A Dream Where Time Doesn’t Exist from Heraklion
Your Tailored Elafonisi Escape: A Dream Where Time Doesn’t Exist from Heraklion
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from: $644

Somewhere between heaven & earth, there is a Cretan beach paradise sculpted by nature over ancient times. On some days, this geological masterpiece is connected to the coastline of South-West Crete, and on others, it is an island you can easily wade to through a shallow sea corridor. Imagine yourself basking in crystal blue waters of the intermingled Cretan & Libyan Seas. With your toes sinking in the fine white sand that is blissfully blended with flecks of pink from millions of crushed shells as the fresh sea-breeze touches your cheeks leaving salt crystals in its wake. There are many ways to appreciate Elafonisi, but none quite as rewarding as a tailored & stress-free escape for the discerning travelers who pursue experiences at their own pace. On the road trip across West Crete rely on our top local insider to immerse in a true adventure by the comfort of a luxury chauffeured vehicle. This is your relaxation rhythm. Take things slower, breathe deep & luxuriate in your freedom

Comfort cruise - sailing boat trips from Heraklion, Crete
Comfort cruise - sailing boat trips from Heraklion, Crete
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from: $134

Leisure sailing trip from Heraklion on catamaran Lagoon 450F. Yachting cruise, designed especially for those who prefer to start the day from early morning. This sea excursion is perfect vacation with children. It fits full day program in less hours. Healthy Mediterranean lunch is included. Plenty to do on board: snorkeling, SUP paddling, fishing, sunbathing (all equipment is provided by us).

Private Tour Knossos, Archaeological Museum & Stroll at Old Town of Heraklion
Private Tour Knossos, Archaeological Museum & Stroll at Old Town of Heraklion
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from: $213

Book this special Private shore excursion at the Palace of Knossos and at the Archaeological Museum & the Old town of Heraklion. Visit the palace of Knossos with large palace buildings, extensive workshop installations and luxurious rock-cut cave and tholos tombs. As a major center of trade and the economy, Knossos maintained ties with the majority of cities in the Eastern Mediterranean. We will visit the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, one of the largest and most important museums in Greece, and among the most important museums in Europe. It houses representative artifacts from all the periods of Cretan prehistory and history, covering a chronological span of over 5,500 years from the Neolithic period to Roman times. Get the opportunity to visit the Old Town is located next to the modern center of Heraklion so you can see the past and the present of Crete. Full of aristocratic buildings, churches, and boutiques, and open onto leafy squares with fountains and busy cafés.

Georgioupolis Safari Off Road Tours Outdoor Activities Land Rover Defender
Georgioupolis Safari Off Road Tours Outdoor Activities Land Rover Defender
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from: $76

Discover the Cretan culture, beautiful landscapes away from tourist areas, golden sandy beaches, breathtaking views, wildlife, Cretan herbs, traditional wine, raki, honey and olive oil, homemade food, the myths and traditions that will awaken all your senses. Trust our experienced guides and the Land Rover Defender 110 which are the suitable cars for the most difficult points, to guide you to a place untouched by time. Together we will create the best memories in Crete.

Chania Tour 1. Explore the White Mountains of Crete
Chania Tour 1. Explore the White Mountains of Crete
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from: $97

Visiting White Mountains with best panoramic view of Chania Semi private safari tour up to 6 or 8 persons per vehicle A visit to an original shepherd’s hut “Mitato” at 1350m Coffee or tea or juice in a traditional coffee shop Lunch with traditional Cretan food and wine.

Private Gastronomy Tour in the Old Heraklion
Private Gastronomy Tour in the Old Heraklion
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from: $633

Crete’s rich gastronomic palette is greatly influenced by the history. Due to its location in the heart of the Mediterranean it is at the crossroads of rich and versatile cultures. Balanced local cuisine combines seasonal ingredients that reflect the diversity of the fertile land of Europe’s southernmost point. During this tour you will visit: GREEK COFFEE: In one of the oldest shops on Heraklion’s bazaar street, you will learn about the tradition of roasting, grinding, brewing and serving Greek coffee. TRADITIONAL BAKERY: Meet the unique features of Cretan baking and try some traditional products. CHEESE SHOP: Tasting of traditional cheese varieties. HEALING HERBS: We will tell you about the unique spices and medicinal herbs of Crete. WINE SHOP LIRARAKIS: A great opportunity to get acquainted with the producers of branded wine, learn the basics of wine-making and taste 5 different wines. TAVERN: Enjoy traditional Greek cuisine in one of the traditional taverns.

Chania Old Town Private Tour
Chania Old Town Private Tour
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from: $360

This is a private tour with a 7-seater van for a maximum 6 guests. Chania’s Old Town is being inhabited since the ancient ages of the Minoan Civilization from 5000BC. Since then it has always been a vivid place of prosperity and growth, influenced through the ages by the various cultures, Romans, Arabs, Jews, due to its geopolitical place in the Mediterranean Sea and those who invaded it particularly in the late years, such us the Venetians and the Ottoman Turks. We will stroll through the historic alleys and pinpoint the Byzantine and the Venetian/Ottoman Walls and Fortifications, then walk through the main streets and see the emergence of history from the Ancient Ages from the archeological excavations inside the Old Town to the Medieval and Recent Ages through the old buildings, the churches, the synagogues and the mosques. Also we will visit the Orthodox, the Muslim and the Jewish Quarter and how people lived together through times with peace or turbulence.

Elafonisi Beach and Milia Mountain Retreat - Semi Private Jeep Tour with Lunch
Elafonisi Beach and Milia Mountain Retreat - Semi Private Jeep Tour with Lunch
 (5)
from: $153

We offer a Semi Private tour, up to 6 guests per vehicle/guide, to explore a part of the west Crete. We will visit the Elafonisi beach and a - National Geographic Magazine's - suggestion, the famous Milia Mountain Retreat, for your lunch time. We start early in the morning in order to preserve your privacy and avoid the crowdy hours witch follow at Elafonisi beach. During the guided tour you will learn about life in Cretan villages, culture, history and tradition. At Elafonisi, enjoy the bright sun, swim in the crystal clear waters and sunbathe on the reserved - just for you - sunbeds. It's not just a transfer to spend your day at Elafonisi beach.It's a tour for people who like to explore and have an adventurous day! Book this - small group - authentic tour, take your chance to visit Elafonisi beach and the famous Milia Mountain Retreat having a memorable day. Join us and be a traveler!

Private Full-Day Knossos-Lasithi Plateau-Cave of Zeus from Elouda
Private Full-Day Knossos-Lasithi Plateau-Cave of Zeus from Elouda
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from: $655

Start at the traditional village of Mochos with its narrow alleys and colourful gardens, then continue to Krasi and visit the 2,400-year-old Writers' Plane Tree. Afterwards, the tour will ascend to the Diktaion Andron, an ancient cave believed to be the birthplace of Zeus. Take in the incredible view of the Lasithi Plateau. Next, visit the Knosos Palace, where Zeus’s son Minos intertwined his name with the oldest civilization in Europe. Optionally, you can also visit the Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Whenever you feel like it you can have lunch at a restaurant of your choosing.

Samaria Gorge: Α Trip Into the History of Earth Full Day Private Tour
Samaria Gorge: Α Trip Into the History of Earth Full Day Private Tour
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from: $469

Samaria gorge is a National Park with unique flora and fauna, in the heart of the Lefka Ori mountains. It is by far the best hike in Crete, and probably one of the best in Europe. It is listed as a protected UNESCO Biosphere reserve. Samaria gorge is a 16km downhill hike between mountains and a forest, with a river flowing and organized resting places! For an average hiker it takes 6 hours to cross it and there is no food or any other shop available inside. The tour starts early in the morning to take advantage of the shadow in the gorge until noon, but by which time most visitors have already reached the sea! At the end of the hike we rest at Agia Roumeli, a village with few restaurants and beach, before returning by boat to Sougia, and then by bus and car to Chania. It's necessary to wear at least good sports shoes, take a hat and sunscreen. There is plenty of drinkable water inside. The hike is breathtaking, ideal for nature lovers and wildlife watchers.

Zeus Cave & Lassithi Plateau (Safari Adventure Offroad Excursion)
Zeus Cave & Lassithi Plateau (Safari Adventure Offroad Excursion)
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from: $97

Definitively one of our best off road-experience in Crete. Explore the mountains and the plateau, visit one of the hotspots, the Cave Zeus. Enjoy the view. Off road in the inlands of Crete. This amazing tour takes you to the inlands of Crete. Through the mountains and the biggest forest on the island. Along the old Minoan paths and civilizations to the unknown Crete. Pure Nature, wild landscapes and breathtaking views. On the highest part of our trip you can even see the Aegean sea in the north and the Lybian sea at the south. One more highlight on your tour is the place where we will serve your lunch. Far away from civilization you will be able to meet our local host and feel what Cretan hospitality really means. On this safari tour you will discover the real Crete. Meet the local people and discover that time truly stopped in some places. inclusive: Land Rover Discovery with air condition, experienced driver, refreshments/water and Cretan lunch.

Skip the Line: Knossos Palace and Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Skip the Line: Knossos Palace and Heraklion Archaeological Museum
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from: $44

For certain financial reasons(many types of discounts for EU citizens) **Our services are offered as a priority to non European citizens,and our prices are per adult non European citizen. There are some categories off people specially from EU that They have discounts ( children,infants,students,old people up from 60 years old.We do not offer prices for those types of people Be aware ** you must provide passport for those discounts ****We are an Official travel agency licensed from Ministry of tourism in Greece.When you buy tickets online the e-shops will send you an e-ticket which you will eventually not be able to use directly to the entrance. That's because that type of tickets are not accepted from the monuments.So you have to wait in the line as thousands of passengers to print your genuine tickets and then you can enter.With our service you will have your genuine tickets delivered .This ticket,includes the entrance fees to Knossos Palace and Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

Samaria Gorge - Semi Private Hiking Day Trip from Chania, with max 10 onboard
Samaria Gorge - Semi Private Hiking Day Trip from Chania, with max 10 onboard
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from: $109

There are plenty of things to see and do on Crete. Between the jaw-droppingly beautiful, sun-splashed villages and the healthy Mediterranean cuisine, Crete is a feast for the senses. But make sure to take the time for a hike in the Samaria Gorge. This guided 10-mile (16-km) walk takes you to a place of stunning natural beauty. Get picked up in Chania by a luxury mini bus and then prepare to be wowed by the gorge, as high limestone cliffs and quaint villages create the background for a great hike.

VIP Crete Chauffeur Services - Day Tours & Shore Excursions
VIP Crete Chauffeur Services - Day Tours & Shore Excursions
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from: $709

Crete private chauffeur on disposal is a tailor-made service. Enjoy maximum comfort and privacy with your private local insider driver with a premium vehicle at your full-day or half-day disposal. Customize your bespoke itineraries and experience Crete's stunning escapes, unique gastronomy, local wineries, authentic local lifestyle, and iconic archaeological sites, like a true VIP.

Knossos & Authentic Crete with Local Experiences - Private Tour from Chania
Knossos & Authentic Crete with Local Experiences - Private Tour from Chania
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from: $927

A priceless day trip to immerse into the Cretan culture, history, stunning escapes, gastronomy, wines, and the authentic Cretan local lifestyle. Within this chauffeur-driven private tour, you will visit the world-famous Palace of Knossos. Your private local insider guide will ensure for you skip-the-line accesses in all archaeological areas, key pieces of information, and extra-personalized attention. Then, from the history and cultural experience, you will be immersed into another time wandering the unspoiled Cretan landscape along with authentic layers of flavors, wines, and village life of the island of Crete. You will also enjoy personal pick-up and drop-off with a premium vehicle at your full-day disposal, like a true VIP.

Quad ATV Safari from Georgioupolis Area
Quad ATV Safari from Georgioupolis Area
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from: $71

Discover the Mountains of Crete and experience driving a 450cc ATV quad bike. Feel the fresh air on your face as you cross shallow rivers and explore hidden hills and small gorges that are only known to the local shepherds. You will be enchanted by the changing landscape of Crete and you will definitely have fun driving on the dirt roads. You will be accompanied by an experienced guide who will introduce you to wonderful Cretan landscapes and will entertain you with fascinating local tales and Cretan culture. This perfect holiday will give both you and your family a treasure chest of memories to share and look back on! Don’t hesitate - make your reservation now! Notification: Each Quad is for 2 people.

Private Full-Day Elafonisi
Private Full-Day Elafonisi
 (4)
from: $600

Travel to the southwest corner of Crete on this full day trip. Spend a relaxing day on the pink-sand beaches and swim in the crystal clear waters in a protected wildlife area on the small island of Elafonisi. Take in the lush green landscape on the way to the island as you travel through the impressive Topolia Gorge and pass many traditional villages.

 Chania Shore Excursion Vineyard and Winery Tour Half Day
Chania Shore Excursion Vineyard and Winery Tour Half Day
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from: $86

Enjoy an off-road vineyard tour Marvel the best panoramic view of Chania from above Set off on a winery tour with five wines tasting and Cheese Platter Embark on a private tour with premium off road vehicles driven by multilingual escort-drivers

Cretan Night at village of Axos from Rethymno
Cretan Night at village of Axos from Rethymno
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from: $616

All our guests, who like to enjoy wine and local music, are invited to join an unforgettable folklore night in the Cretan mountain village Axos. The charming and quiet traditional village is situated on an altitude of nearly 600m, between winding hills, not far from the northern coast of Crete with its resorts and gives us a good example of traditional Cretan life and culture. You can walk through the village, get to know some of the local people, study their daily habits. In the evening you will enjoy local cuisine and the taste and aroma of home-made Cretan wine. Throughout the evening authentic folk dancers in traditional costumes will show their skills accompanied by the lyre, lute and bouzouki. Enjoy dances from different parts of Crete as well as from mainland Greece and try to do learn a few steps, too!

The Delicious Chania PRIVATE Street Food Tour
The Delicious Chania PRIVATE Street Food Tour
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from: $109

The Delicious Chania Street Food Tour invites you to discover a different side of the town of Chania by joining the Cretans in what is probably their favorite activity: eating!! An alternative walking tour in the Old Town exploring Chania's cultural identity ; a great introduction to this beautiful town with a local insider guide and definitely one of the best things to do in Chania on your first day, ideal also for those visiting Chania on a cruise for just a day. 

Manousakis Winery - Semi Private Safari Tour with Wine Tasting & Lunch
Manousakis Winery - Semi Private Safari Tour with Wine Tasting & Lunch
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from: $136

Only local guides, driving 7 seater Luxury 4wd, full A/C, vehicles , will allow you to explore on really comfortable conditions a part from the mainland of Crete which compatible vehicles, buses or mini buses, can’t offer.Heading to Therisso village you will enjoy the Therisso gorge's landscape and at Therisso village you will taste mountain tea, honey, the famous Cretan cheese named "graviera" and local olives named "tsounati".This is a call to become part of the primitive and challenging life Cretan shepherds have on “Lefka Ori” mountain. It will be a tour close to nature in an altitude up to 1400m (4600ft) and you will visit a shepherd’s hut - the traditional “Mitato” -, where shepherds live in summer time and produce cheese, following hundred years old techniques. At the winery the Sommeliers and Grape producers, will serve you 5 wine from Manousakis family production. It is just a wine tasting at the end of an adventurous tour. It is not a wine seminar!

Samaria Gorge Tour from Chania - The Longest Gorge in Europe
Samaria Gorge Tour from Chania - The Longest Gorge in Europe
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from: $360

On your Samaria gorge adventure, the bus will take you first along the north coast and then up into the White Mountains to the Omalos Plateau and the entrance to the gorge. There, at a height of 1.100m, you will begin the 16km walk through the longest and most beautiful gorge in Europe. After the strenuous but spectacular walk, you will be conveyed by boat on an equally glorious trip from Agia Roumeli, the village at the end of the gorge, to Chora Sfakion, where the bus will be waiting to take you back home. Good walking shoes are necessary. The hike is not suggested for people facing health problems, or suffering from conditions affecting their lower extremities the elderly pregnant women.

Ecobike tour in historic Heraklion
Ecobike tour in historic Heraklion
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from: $86

Hi there! I'm Alex, a native Cretan guy. I'm a bicycle enthusiast who totally loves Heraklion City. We will explore the city with my ecobikes (pedal free) and will lead you away from the crowds to lesser-known corners of the city. We’ll share some of our favorite places to eat, dance, and hang out. It will be a great way to start your visit or even explore the best monuments around! -If you looking for something unique -You are in the right place!!!

Semi Private Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Tour of Heraklion area with Tastings
Semi Private Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Tour of Heraklion area with Tastings
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from: $164

T Partake in a sensational visit of a family estate and a traditional olive mill in Archanes. The owners will lead you to their production area and introduce you to extra virgin olive oil, from harvest to different ways to produce this traditional olive oil. This will be followed by olive oil sample tasting You will also have a chance to taste other local products. Then you will have a guide tour in a new and dynamic boutique winery. Visit the facilities, from production area to bottling area, cellars. This will be followed by a wine tasting with a sample of 5 wines representing some of the most interesting local grapes varietals. Discover traditional Cretan cooking with a mezze bar visit for a real Cretan lunch. Prepare for several plates of cold and warm mezzes to be brought to your table to share. This is a fantastic experience in a cozy, friendly atmosphere. Continue your wine tasting here with 5 of the best wines of the island perfectly paired with your food.

Day Trip to Agios Nikolaos and Spinalonga Island
Day Trip to Agios Nikolaos and Spinalonga Island
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from: $43

A day trip that combines relaxation and history gives you the chance to visit the highlights of the Northeast part of Crete, where the picturesque town of Agios Nikolaos with the magnificent lake can be found. Elounda, a small village on the shore of Mirabello bay with spectacular views, is where the boat begins the cruise heading to Spinalonga island, a small uninhabited island used during the history as a fortress and later on as a leper colony.

Elafonissi Full-Day Tour from Heraklion with Pick-up
Elafonissi Full-Day Tour from Heraklion with Pick-up
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from: $61

An adventure filled excursion for those who love the unspoiled nature and the wild landscape of Elafonissi which is considered to be a living paradise on Earth. Our day starts early in the morning when the bus will pick us up from your hotel and after a beautiful drive, passing from picturesque villages that emerge through the green mountains, we will reach the area of Elafonissi. The beautiful sandy beaches fringed with pink coral sand and the crystal clear waters of the sea and the lagoon, will make you feel like being in heaven. Wade through the knee deep water of the lagoon (sometimes the channel closes and you can walk all the way without having to get your feet wet) and head to the island. There are many small beaches on the South side and the further you walk the quieter it gets. The water is generally quite shallow and safe for children. After a 5-hour stay in Elafonissi, our comfortable bus will return us back to the hotel, late in the afternoon.

Stand -Up Paddleboard and Multi-Surprise Elements Tour in Crete
Stand -Up Paddleboard and Multi-Surprise Elements Tour in Crete
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from: $64

We are a small family business with a great heart for the outdoor activities. This tour is personal for us, we have designed it after many many years of being in different sectors of the tourism industry, after many many kilometers of paddling our seas and after many many hours of paddle and safety and rescue courses around the world. It is our only intent to offer a memorable, fun, easy, safe and innovative summer activity that will be the highlight of your holidays in Chania!

Labyrinth of Knossos Skip-the-Line Ticket with Tour Guide
Labyrinth of Knossos Skip-the-Line Ticket with Tour Guide
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from: $75

Skip the ticket line to enter Knossos Palace and take a tour with a licensed guide. (English or French). Explore the ancient palace and be amazed by the House of the Frescoes and its colorful wall paintings. Learn about the history of the Minoan Civilization. Use the combine ticket (value for money) to enter the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion when you go to Heraklion city later. The ticket is delivered to you at Knossos palace, from your check-in operator and it's valid for 3 days.

Taste of Crete: Rethymnon Gourmet Food Walking Tour
Taste of Crete: Rethymnon Gourmet Food Walking Tour
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from: $93

Taste of Crete, Gourmet Food Walking Tour, involving high-quality ingredients and skilled preparation.Getting to know Rethymnon Crete’s cuisine alone is difficult, unless you’re already familiar with the city and its gastronomy. With this tour, a guide shows you around top food spots for an introduction to local gourmet delicacies, history, culture, ambiance and the chance to see the last fillo pastry workshop of Greece, honey and cinnamon… The 1950s cafenion here the spirit of Crete Tsikoudia is enjoyed … Arriving into a 16th century palazzo in the old stables and wine cellar coffee is served in the ancient manner on hot sand … Rethymnon, one of the most photogenic and romantic cities in Greece.

Uncharted Escapes: Crete
Uncharted Escapes: Crete's Wine and Olives Safari Tour from Chania
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from: $97

Hop in a Land Rover and let it take you on a culinary and cultural journey through Crete. This Greek island is renowned for its wine and olive oil. On this full-day guided tour from Chania, see how olives are harvested and turned into extra-virgin olive oil. Visit an olive mill and check out a 3,000-year-old olive tree. Sip wine while touring a vineyard. Commune with sheep and goats while making your way around the island in the Land Rover before visiting a 16th-century house where you’ll learn all about Cretan knife production. Finally, enjoy a typical Cretan meal in a small tavern.

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