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Gramvousa and Balos 5h beach included Boat and Lunch

Gramvousa and Balos 5h beach included Boat and Lunch

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Starting early, heading west and after a short breakfast stop near Rethymnon, driving past Chania, we reach the port of Kissamos. Here we take our boat for approximately a one hour pleasant sail along the coastline. Arriving in the port of the ex­-pirate island of Gramvousa we hear how, during the Turkish occupation, the residents of the island started looting passing boats thus giving the island its pirate reputation. It is a protected biotope and is host to more than 400 plant species and over 100 birds species. Don’t miss out on a visit to the Venetian castle on top of a steep rock as this is one of the most impressive castles in Greece. There is plenty of time for swimming or lunch on board. Our boat then departs for the Blue Lagoon of Balos, a shallow and warm water lagoon which brings to mind similar lagoons in the Caribbean. Here the crystal­ clear, azure coloured sea water in combination with the white sand makes this place unique.
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  • 14 to 18 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.83
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Chania Rethymnon Kournas, full day professional guided coach tour

Chania Rethymnon Kournas, full day professional guided coach tour

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Our first stop will be a visit to Chania, Crete’s second largest city into the old town within the venetian city walls which is an attractive maze of narrow streets, old mansions and arcades, with mosques and minarets bearing witness to the turkish influence and the carefully laid out new town which is considered to be one of the most beautiful towns in Greece. The lake of Kournas lies in a valley, in a beautiful area between the hills and the surrounding mountains and is reminiscent of a lake in the Alps. Here you can enjoy your lunch, walk around the lake. Our last stop will be a short visit to Rethymnon. Shop for antiques and knick-knacks in the narrow street of the old town, to graze up at the turkish minarets and to stroll along the Venetian port down to the fortress and along the golden sandy beach stretching into the distance. You’ll never believe one island could have such contrasting sights and colors.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.81
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Knossos Heraklion Museum, full day professional guided coach tour

Knossos Heraklion Museum, full day professional guided coach tour

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This is where European civilization began during the era ruled over by the powerful King Minos. This is a place that simply and strangely disappeared, only to be discovered again by the English archaeologist SirArthur Evans. Now partly reconstructed, the blood-red coloured columns and gigantic doubIe-headed axes are a vivid reminder of this forgotten and Iong-Iost race. Visit to the archaeological museum of Heraklion with artefacts from all periods of Cretan prehistory and history. The singularly important Minoan collection contains unique examples of Minoan art, many of them true masterpieces. The Heraklion Museum is rightly considered to be the museum of Minoan culture par excellence worldwide. The final attraction of the day is a walk with your guide to explore the streets of the town of Heraklion itself. You will have free time for shopping in the vast array of shops and market or having lunch in one of the local restaurants.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.81
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SAMARIA from Malia-Heraklion

SAMARIA from Malia-Heraklion

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Lace up your hiking boots for a guided walk through the Samaria Gorge National Park. With a guide, you’ll discover the trails that might be difficult to find alone, taking in the landscapes around the Tara River. It’s a long hike, with roughly six hours of walking time, but the route lends itself to some of the most camera-worthy nature on Crete. Round-trip coach transport from Heraklion is included.
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  • 16 hours
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$57.45
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Land Rover Safari Minoan Route with driver and lunch

Land Rover Safari Minoan Route with driver and lunch

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Central Crete is home to ancient Minoan paths, plateaus, and caves, but without an off-road vehicle, it can be hard to explore the more remote parts. Take the stress out of transport planning and go on this Land Rover safari tour instead. Visit an ancient Roman aqueduct, the Aposelemis basin reservoir, Kastamonitsa village, Dikteon Cave—the birthplace of Zeus, Lassinthos Eco Park, and a local tavern for a delicious lunch.
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  • 8 hours
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$102.25
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Plateau of Lassithi

Plateau of Lassithi

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You start your exploration by visiting the magnificent monastery of Panagia Kera. A splendid monument of architecture and iconography, it operates as a nunnery and it gathers pilgrims from all over Crete. Next stop over is the Dictean Cave, a cave of mystic atmosphere, impressively adorned by large columns, stalactites and stalagmites. According to mythology, the Dictean Cave was the birthplace of Zeus, the father of gods, and the place he was worshipped. The tour ends by visiting Tzermiado, the capital of the Plateau.
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  • 8 hours
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Crete Mainland 4x4 Self-Drive Safari with Lunch in Kastelli

Crete Mainland 4x4 Self-Drive Safari with Lunch in Kastelli

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Climb inside a 4-seater, all-terrain vehicle, and drive in a convoy through the Cretan countryside on this full-day 4x4 safari. Trundle along sandy roads, passing by sleepy villages and stopping frequently to take in the sights and learn more about Crete. Visit Gonies village and revel in the mountain views, then devour a Greek lunch in Kastelli. Cap your tour with an off-road tide to Gournes Beach.
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  • 8 hours
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$82.72
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Olive Mill Festival

Olive Mill Festival

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Spend with us a special evening with the family Lyraki and learn about olive oil soap and taste Cretan wines. Enjoy a traditional dinner with live Greek music and dance.
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  • 5 hours
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$57.45
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Across North Crete

Across North Crete

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Explore northern Crete with ease on this full-day guided tour. Travel in an air-conditioned coach to the beaches of Georgioupolis, the city of Souda, the port and Allied War Cemetery of Chania, the citadel of Rethymno, the Monastery of Arkadi, and more. Pause for lunch at a local restaurant before continuing to the archaeological site of Knossos.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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$126.38
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Chrissi Island from Heraklion

Chrissi Island from Heraklion

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Enjoy a day tour to the uninhabited island of Chrissi. Admire this small island with its natural cedar forest and beautiful sandy beaches. Drive to the south of Crete and reach the picturesque old town of Lerapetra. Climb aboard the boat at the port of Lerapetra and travel through the crystal clear waters of the Libyan Sea. With luck you will see dolphins, and finally reach Chrissi – also called the Golden Island. Admire untouched nature – a paradise of unparalleled flora and fauna. Stroll through a natural cedar forest, enjoy the incredible tranquility and discover corals and shells, dunes and salt marshes.
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  • 11 hours
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$41.36
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Royalty Dia Island Half Day Trip

Royalty Dia Island Half Day Trip

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Enjoy good sailing, clear tropical waters, warm sun and snorkeling at Dia island. This sailing trip is the perfect way to experience the island from another perspective – the sea.
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  • 5 hours
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$137.87
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Extraordinary Gems of West Crete

Extraordinary Gems of West Crete

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The medieval neighborhoods of Castelli, Tophane, Splantzia, Firkas Fortress, Kum Kapi and the historic lighthouse, a trademark of the old Venetian port, will enchant you with their color and atmosphere. In the square of the Archaeological Museum the biggest temple built in the 11th century. The Public Market, inaugurated in 1913 by Venizelos, were you can buy genuine Cretan products and drink a shot of raki. Visit of Agia Triada monastery with an impressive temple attribute to the famous painter Merkourio. Also you can admire the remain elements from the holocaust of the Abbey 1821, icons, ecclesiastical utensils, crosses, vestments, manuscript documents, books( Gospels from 1568-1758). Optional swimming stop to a small bay with a natural shade and turquoise waters. Last the most significant archaeological site, the ruins of the ancient Kydonia, the ancient Aptera and Intzedin castle. A day full of precious moments, back in times travel, and memories for a lifetime!
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes
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Elafonissi - Paradise Beach

Elafonissi - Paradise Beach

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Elafonissi is a paradise on earth – a heaven of unparalleled beauty. It is covered with sand dunes, low trees, bushes, sand lilies and junipers. You can get there on foot from the beach, by passing through shallow aquamarine and turquoise waters. The white and pink sand made of thousands of broken seashells, the limpid, blue-green waters, the little coves and the secluded tiny beaches remind the travelers of a paradise lost. Take a swim in the warm tropical waters and relax under the hot summer sun.
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  • 16 hours
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$57.45
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Knossos Private Full-Day Tour from Heraklion with Pick Up

Knossos Private Full-Day Tour from Heraklion with Pick Up

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At the desired time, an experienced English-speaking professional driver will pick you up from your accommodation in a private vehicle ready to immerse you into the Greek culture and lifestyle. If you are a history lover, get ready to travel back in time on this full-day tour. Knossos Palace is the biggest Minoan Palace of Crete. The archaeological museum is one of the most significant museums in Greece and its collections come mostly from central and eastern Crete and cover a span of 5.500 years. You will also have the chance to visit Koules Fortress that dominates the entrance to the Venetian Harbour of Heraklion. The Venetians called it "Sea Fortress", but today it is known by its Turkish name, Koules. Our drivers are not licensed to accompany you into the sights, but are very knowledgeable of the places visited and will provide all the necessary historical information and their local perspective. At the end of the tour, your driver will drop you off at your accommodation.
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  • 6 hours
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$124.21
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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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Hit Heraklion’s highlights in just half a day direct from your accommodation (or cruise ship) when you book this private tour, with skip-the-line tickets to the iconic Palace of Knossos. Your licensed guide will showcase details from lighting to drainage that bring this lost civilization to life. Next, discover the Heraklion Archaeological Museum (own expense) and its Minoan collection; finally, explore Heraklion, including the fortress, cathedral, market and Venetian Walls.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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$327.44
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Knossos - Lassithi

Knossos - Lassithi

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Moving on inland to the Lassithi Plateau, you can admire the remaining famous windmills, the ditches, the Venetian drainage system of the plateau and the small traditional villages that still keep the scent of another era. The most famous is the village of Psychro, where you can admire the primeval traditional art of pottery-making by the remaining craftsmen and you'll visit a significant place of religious worship, the Dictean Cave, which is considered to be the place where Zeus, the father of Gods, was born. The next stop is Tzermiado, a village that stands out for its natural beauty, its breathtaking view and its traditional architecture. Next stop, the Monastery of Kera Kardiotissa, which was named after a miraculous icon of Virgin Mary. Last stop, the Palace of Knossos. You are going to walk on Sir Arthur Evans’ steps, listening to the myth of the Labyrinth, while this Minoan masterpiece will amaze with its grandeur.
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  • 10 hours
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$51.70
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Koufonissi, The Hidden Island Day Trip from Crete

Koufonissi, The Hidden Island Day Trip from Crete

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Enjoy a blissful day trip to the secluded, little-known island of Koufonissi. Sail across the Libyan Sea and enjoy free time on the uninhabited island. Discover deserted beaches, stroll along walking paths, and marvel at Roman ruins. Plus, save yourself the hassle of prepping food: lunch is included and snacks, drinks, and ice-cream are available on board for an extra fee.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.31
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Spinalonga, full day professional guided coach & boat & lunch included

Spinalonga, full day professional guided coach & boat & lunch included

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From Elounda you take the boat and cruise along the bay to the island of Spinalonga (sometimes called the island of Tears). The guided tour on Spinalonga will both fascinate and haunt you as you learn the tragic history of this island which was once a Venetian fortress and was then the isolated home of many lepers up to 1957 when it was cleared by the Health Authorities, leaving the place uninhabited. The Venetians constructed a very impressive fortress with forty cannons which has been guarding the strategic bay of Mirabello since the 15th century. We get on board again and head for the sandy bay of Kolokitha. Here you will have time for resting or swimming and have lunch. The boat will take you back to Elounda to take the coach. Agios Nikolaos is famous for its picturesque ‘bottomless lake’. You will have some time to discover this pretty little town on your own, to stroll around the shops or just relax in one of the popular cafes and watch the world go by.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.81
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Private Full-Day West Crete from Heraklion

Private Full-Day West Crete from Heraklion

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Start with a coffee under the, centuries-old, plane trees at the picturesque village of Spili. Then, driving through the Kourtaliotiko gorge you can enjoy the incredible view, get a close look of the waterfall and even dip your feet in the cool water. Next is the Preveli Monastery which dates back to the 10th century. The monastery is associated with the struggles for Crete’s independence and, more recently, the WWII when the allies used it as a gateway to the Middle East. If you are in a mood for a swim, the next stop is definitely the village of Plakias. Next are the cities of Rethimno and Hania which both have an intriguing mixture of Venetian and Ottoman architecture and buildings with well-preserved elements of that.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$517.02
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WEST CRETE TOUR up to 4 to 15 customers

WEST CRETE TOUR up to 4 to 15 customers

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Enjoy this 6-hour West Crete Tour at village Fodele, Rethimnon and Arkadi. Discover and learn the ancient history and medieval places.
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  • 6 hours
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$321.70
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Knossos and Lassithi, full day professional guided coach tour

Knossos and Lassithi, full day professional guided coach tour

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Our first stop is the Monastery of Kera. It is dedicated to Virgin Mary; it is run by nuns and is locally known as Little Lourdes. Then we drive south and reach the Plateau of Lassithi. The Plateau is a wonderfully cool and fertile area where you will see small towns and a very warm welcome. After the lunch break in one of the local villages in Lassithi, we will visit the Dicti Cave where Zeus, the father of Greek Gods, was born. While crossing the villages of the Plateau, we pay a short visit at a traditional pottery factory, seeing an ancient ceramic art, which completes today more than 8.000 years of history. Last but not least we will visit the most famous and popular of all the attractions in Crete, the Palace of Knossos. Join your expert guide on a journey back of 5000 years into myths and legends and learn secrets of the oldest civilization in Europe, the Minoan. Enjoy a guided tour of the historical site with 1.300 rooms, hear all about the legendary labyrinth and the Minotaur.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.81
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Safari V.I.P. Tour to Agiofarago and Matala with Lunch

Safari V.I.P. Tour to Agiofarago and Matala with Lunch

A journey into the wild and captivating side of Crete. Agiofarago and Matala are located in the south of the prefecture of Heraklion. The contrast between the two, makes our tour special. On one side the quiet, spiritual Agiofarago with its wild beauty and on the other, the noisy Matala with their hippie style!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$213.70
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East Crete Tour 4 to 15 customers

East Crete Tour 4 to 15 customers

Explore Greek history and culture in East Crete on this guided excursion. After a convenient pickup from select hotels, enjoy a transfer on a comfortable bus to Knossos, Europe’s “oldest city” that is home to the legendary palace of King Minos. Then, visit the Bronze Age ruins of Malia Palace and Agios Nikolas and stop by the villages of Krisa and Elounda.
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  • 6 hours
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$330.89
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Crete Amazing places Rethymno - Margarites - Arkadi

Crete Amazing places Rethymno - Margarites - Arkadi

Full of archaeological sites, Byzantine churches, quaint villages, Rethymno is one of the most beautiful places in Crete
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  • 1 to 7 hours
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$494.04
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