Enjoy this excursion to the prized national forest of Crete, the Samaria Gorge - the longest and most beautiful gorge in Europe.
• 16 hours
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 breakfast with 'raki' in the village of Kastamonitsa, and a Cretan-style lunch at a local tavern in Lassithi.
• 8 hours
Take a boat ride to the island of Spinalonga. This former leper colony includes preserved houses and churches, and a strong Venetian influence in the form of a fortress surrounding the village. Swim in the crystal blue water before enjoying a BBQ lunch. As a bonus, a trip to the vibrant Crete town of Aghios Nikolaos is also included.
• 8 hours
Discover the sights of Heraklion on this fun, open-top hop-on hop-off bus tour. Admire panoramic views of top Heraklion attractions and hop on and off at any of 10 stops around town. Ride to the Palace of Knossos and see its ancient Minoan relics, or stop at the Venetian fortress, Heraklion Archaeological Museum and other must-sees. With your unlimited use 1-day ticket, you can hop on and off whenever you wish during the day. Add audio commentary and a complimentary city map and it’s the ideal way to explore Crete’s capital.
• 1 day
Explore the Minoan Palace of Knossos and the nearby city of Heraklion on a 5-hour Crete tour! With an expert local guide, walk around the ruins and excavations of the island’s vast ancient palace (entrance own expense), and learn about the Greek mythological tales that are linked to it. After exploring the labyrinth of corridors and rooms on the Knossos tour, travel into central Heraklion to visit the Archaeological Museum. Relax as you pass sights like the Church of Agios Titos, Koules Venetian Fortress and more.
• 5.5 hours
Come explore the Cretan mountains on a 7 hour buggy safari. Anyone holding a driver’s license can drive on this inclusive day for couples and families. This trip will lead you through picturesque villages, olive groves, the Plateau of Lasithi and the wild nature in Crete. Lunch will be served in a traditional Greek tavern. All the vehicles are automatic, user friendly, offer maximum comfort, performance and safety.
• 7 hours
This Oenotourism activity is perfect for the wine lover however it is not necessary to be a wine expert to appreciate and enjoy the day! In a small and friendly group with a maximum of 8 people you have the opportunity to discover and learn about the land, wines, gastronomy and the local products such as olive oil, cheese and more. During this private day tour, you will be accompanied by a former journalist and restaurant chef (French and English speaking). A true unique experience!
• 8 hours
Get to know Santorini on a full-day independent trip from Crete, and see as much of the island as you wish! Either soak up the sun with a book on the beach, or explore the pretty island towns and villages. Discover the delights of Fira or Oia; take a cable car ride from the volcanic caldera to the old port; scout out cozy island tavernas; or impress the children with a donkey ride! How you enjoy your time on Santorini is up to you; just note that any entrance fees, activities or meals are at your own expense.
• 12 hours
Bypass the concrete and head straight for the heart of Heraklion. Hit the backstreets and hidden pathways, checking out the highlights, sampling local treats, and discovering all the forces that have combined to make Heraklion the city it is today.
• 4 hours
Island hopping is practically a national pastime for Greeks and the people who love their land and culture. And with this 3-day trip, you too can fashionably hop from island to island – from Crete to Santorini to Mykonos – getting the best of the best at each spot. The stress of buying high speed catamaran tickets and booking taxis from hotel to ferry is taken care of. You only need to think about the good time you're going to have. During the ample amounts of free time, explore each island, eat at local tavernas and sleep in comfortable three- or four-star hotels on each island, depending on option selected.
• 3 days