Spinalonga Island and Cretan Culture Tour with Boat Ride

Day Trips & Excursions in Agios Nikolaos

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Visit Spinalonga island in combination with a taste of Cretan culture. Minibus tour and boat trip, small-group, with a personal touch.
With this unique minibus tour (max 8 persons) your Eye Travel guide shows you the Spinalonga island and other interesting places. Our first stop is in Agios Nikolaos where we have a fantastic view over the "Bottomless lake". You have some free time for a coffee and a stroll along the most eastern main city of Crete.We pass the charming fishing village of Elounda, well known from the 70's TV series Who pays the Ferryman. After Elounda it is time for SPINALONGA, the last leper colony of Europe. A typical Cretan fishing boat brings you to the island, this takes no more than 10 minutes. On the island our private professional guide waits for you and provide you a tour in the leper village.After finishing the trip on Spinalonga, a fishing boat brings you back to the small village of Plaka. Here you have the chance to enjoy a lunch with a beautiful view on Spinalonga. Plaka is a tiny harbor, so the unique opportunity to eat fresh fish.After our lunch we are heading to an olive oil factory. You get a guided tour through the factory. All facts about olive oil, the pressing methods and grades of olive oil are explained. At the end of the tour you can taste different olive oils and other local products.

What’s included

  • Pick up / drop off (20 km around Hersonissos)
  • Minibus
  • Gasoline
  • Driver / Guide
  • Transfers by boat
  • Professional guided tour on Spinalonga
  • Guided tour olive oil factory
  • Insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Spinalonga (Kalydon)
  • Entry/Admission - Agios Georgios Monastery

What’s not included

  • Drinks coffee stop Agios Nikolaos
  • Entrance Spinalonga
  • Lunch


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Family friendly
  • Small group ensures personal service