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Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch

Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch

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Discover ancient Minoan history, Cretan farming culture, and magnificent island views on this full-day off-roading adventure from Heraklion. Travel in a rugged Land Rover along historic mountain trails, stopping along the way to visit the mythological Diction Cave, shepherds’ villages, the scenic Lassithi Plateau, and an eco park where traditional ways of life are still practiced. Replenish your energy with an included lunch and taste of ‘raki’ liqueur at a local tavern.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.57
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$92.57
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Crete Finikia and Giouchtas Mountains Horse Riding Tour with Lunch

Crete Finikia and Giouchtas Mountains Horse Riding Tour with Lunch

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Explore the mountains of Finikia and Giouchtas on horseback on this riding trek. Climb onto a horse and ride up rugged slopes, enjoying the fresh air and scenery. Admire the panoramic views and refuel with refreshments at the mountaintop, and then return to the stables to enjoy a traditional lunch with house wine and say goodbye to the horses. Suitable for novice and experienced riders, with lunch and pickup and drop-off at selected hotels included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.40
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$86.40
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Full Day Tour to Samaria Gorge

Full Day Tour to Samaria Gorge

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Pull on your walking shoes for a full-day Samaria Gorge hike in Crete. Traveling by air-conditioned coach, head into Crete’s White Mountains to the entrance to the spectacular gorge, one of Europe’s longest. Ogle the awe-inspiring views as you hike down into, and along, the gorge floor past streams, wild goats, deserted settlements and steep cliffs. Walk at your own pace and finish your Samaria Gorge hike at the beachside village of Aghios Roumeli. Ride a boat from here back to your coach for your return journey.
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  • 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.75
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$87.75

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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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Spend a full day exploring Crete with a local guide. Visit Psychro Cave, the birthplace of Zeus, and a platanus tree that is according to local legend, the oldest tree on the island. You’ll also tour the villages of Mochos and Krasi and enjoy a traditional Cretan lunch in a local restaurant.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.61
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$107.61
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Imbros Gorge Hiking Day Trip Including Traditional Cretan Snack

Imbros Gorge Hiking Day Trip Including Traditional Cretan Snack

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Embark on an easy 5-mile (8-km) guided hike through the Imbros Gorge on this full-day trekking tour of Crete. Marvel at Crete’s unique topography as you explore the rocky ravine in the shadows of the White Mountains and pass the mountain villages of Vrisses, Askifou and Imbros. After refueling with a typical Cretan lunch (own expense), pay a visit to the 14th-century Venetian castle of Frangokastello, then cool off with a swim in the Libyan Sea.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.71
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$61.71
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3-Day Independent Island Hopping from Crete Including Santorini and Mykonos

3-Day Independent Island Hopping from Crete Including Santorini and Mykonos

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Spend three days island hopping around Greece's top spots on this independent trip. Explore Crete, Santorini and Mykonos at your leisure, checking out the local flavor at the tavernas, hitting the beach or visiting the archeological sites. Rather than wasting time worrying about the logistics, this ticket takes care of your 3- or 4-star accommodations, round-trip boat tickets and taxis from your hotel to the ferry. After three days of sun and sightseeing, you will return to your original departure point.
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  • 3 days
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$792.41
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$792.41
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Relax in Nature - Chrissi Island day Cruise

Relax in Nature - Chrissi Island day Cruise

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Follow the lead of this excursion on the way to Ierapetra by bus, accompanied by the morning sun. Soon after embarking in the boat, enjoy a sailing trip in the Libyan sea on your way to Chrissi island where you will taste the natural beauty of a unique and protected by “Natura 2000” golden beach.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.78
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$56.78
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Imbros Gorge from Heraklion region

Imbros Gorge from Heraklion region

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The gorge of Imbros is one of the deepest and narrowest gorges of Crete and the second most popular for visitors after the gorge of Samaria. It ιs located in the South East part of the White Mountains, with 7km length, and has slopes up to 300m high. There are some spectacular sections, especially several very narrow passages. It is famous due to the rare flora and the amazing landscape all over the area. The scenery is beautiful and the low difficulty makes the descent of Imbros ideal for families. This walk takes about 2 ½ hours, at the end of the gorge at the village Komitades you can take a rest and enjoy a cold drink or a coffee You will then drive down to the seaside village of Chora Sfakion where you will have free time to relax at one of the little café/taverns on the water front overlooking the sea or enjoy a dip in the cool Libyan sea. You will be returned to the same point as the morning pick up.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.06
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$74.06

Private Tour to South Crete: Ancient Gortyn, Monasteries and Matala Beach

Private Tour to South Crete: Ancient Gortyn, Monasteries and Matala Beach

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An exciting journey from the North to the South! The route passes through the entire island capturing part of the Psiloritis massif. From the foot of the mountains stretches the delightful beauty of Messara valley, which has been the island's breadbasket for centuries. During the ride you will hear the information about the history of the island and the sights that you will visit. Then, you can enjoy a walk in the preserved part of the ancient Roman capital of Crete Gortis, which is considered to be one of the most important archaeological sights in Greece. Then you have the unique opportunity to visit 2 of the most ancient Orthodox monasteries on the island: Panagia Paliani and Kalyviani. Finishing the trip, you will have time to swim in the crystal clear waters of Matala beach and dine in one of the traditional taverns located along the coast. For pick-up from different location than listed, please, contact us.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$277.71
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$277.71
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Samaria Gorge Trek: Full-Day Excursion from Heraklion

Samaria Gorge Trek: Full-Day Excursion from Heraklion

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Enjoy a challenging trek through one of the longest and most famous gorges in Europe. On this excursion from Heraklion you’ll marvel at natural wonders throughout the day, from the White Mountains to thousand-year-old forests and more. Your escort will be there to explain all the necessary information about your hike and provide you the tickets for the entrance and ferry boat. Entrance fee : 5€ (children up to the age of 15 years old are free of charge). Ferry fee : 11€ ( Sougia ferry). These fees have to be paid to the guide upon arrival. After your breakfast you enter the Samaria Gorge. At the end of the trek you’ll visit the village of Agia Roumeli, where you’ll find a number of taverns, bars and shops. Enjoy some free time to take a swim or have some lunch. Late in the afternoon you’ll board a boat that will take you from Agia Roumeli to Sfakia, where the bus will be waiting to transfer you back to the starting point.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.95
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$62.95
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CretAquarium Entrance Ticket in Crete

CretAquarium Entrance Ticket in Crete

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While on Crete, take time to explore the amazing underwater ecosystems of the Mediterranean with a visit to the shoreline CretΑquarium. Marvel at more than 2,000 sea creatures representing 200 different species like sting rays, jellyfish, sea turtles, and scorpionfish. Learn about the abundance of life found deep within the Cretan and Mediterranean sea beds, and support the aquarium's educational and wildlife rescue programs.
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  • 1 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$7.59
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$7.59

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$91.15
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$91.15
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Walk through Samaria Gorge

Walk through Samaria Gorge

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Join an escorted tour, enjoying a morning bus trip towards the west Crete, followed by a stop to Omalos plateau. Begin your walk with the group into Samaria gorge and enjoy its unique morphology on your way to the longest gorge hike in Europe. Reach Agia Roumeli south coast, where your sailing trip will bring you to Sfakia.
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  • 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.25
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$59.25
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Chrissi Island Day Trip

Chrissi Island Day Trip

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Experience the golden beaches, ancient cedar forests, and aquamarine waters of Chrissi Island on this full-day tour from Heraklion. Cruise across the Mediterranean to the island, then spend the day swimming, snorkeling, or exploring at your leisure. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.59
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$71.59
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Jeep Safari Eye of the Shepherd

Jeep Safari Eye of the Shepherd

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You are the whole day, with your Eye Travel guide, inside the countryside of Crete. The roads are almost all off road, the chance to see the real inland of Crete! We drive through the mountains towards the grape yards of the wine areas, passing small villages, through a river bed, sheltered by bamboo, a lot of nature. Crossing the river where we may have some water flowing in the months April, May and again from half of September. One of the highlights is a visit of a cave. We stop in a very authentic mountain village, on the square next to the church, for a coffee. We continue our trip along several small villages, on dirt tracks and through the green nature and herbs, passing olive groves and grape fields. We stop for lunch in a very small mountain village with a spectacular beautiful view. After lunch we drive through a mountainous area. On the way down we see a magnificent view of the north coast of Crete. We end this interesting day with a swim in the refreshing sea. Join us!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.06
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$74.06
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Ecobike tour in historic Heraklion

Ecobike tour in historic Heraklion

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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!!!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.82
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$72.82
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Gramvoussa - Balos

Gramvoussa - Balos

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Discover one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece on a fantastic cruise to the most western part of Crete. Stop at the island of Gramvoussa, where you can see hundreds of birds and plant species. Go to the lagoon at Balos and swim. Discover an extraordinary geological phenomenon Sail to the "Pirates' Island" of Gramvoussa Swim in the lagoon at Balos Disembark on the island of Gramvousa, with its Venetian castle. Also known as "Pirates' Island," Gramvousa used to be a hiding place for rebels. The broader area of Gramvousa forms one of the most significant hydro-biotopes of the eastern Mediterranean. Here, you can encounter over 100 bird and 400 plant species.Enjoy plenty of free time to swim at a gorgeous beach. Admire the wonderful colors and take a few photos of the famous shipwreck. Continue your cruise to the lagoon of Balos and discover one of the loveliest sites in Greece. Get a breathtaking view of the lagoon, before the return journey to the meeting point.
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  • 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.12
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$69.12
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Samaria Gorge Hike from Heraklion region

Samaria Gorge Hike from Heraklion region

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A unique walk through the Samaria Gorge, the largest in Europe, with a length of about 18 kilometers, will allow you not only to admire the breathtaking views and the wildlife, but also to test yourself. Samaria Gorge is located in the heart of the majestic "White Mountains", south of Omalos plateau. Tourist route begins at an altitude of 1250 meters above sea level along the trail with wooden fences, laid down the mountainside. The narrowest and probably the most picturesque place called "Portes" - gates, where cliffs rise to a height of 500 meters, while the width of the river gorge at only 3-4 meters. 47 bridges cross the river Tarraios passing through the White Mountains and the valley. You will meet with the inhabitants of the reserve - wild goats Kri-Kri or see rare species of orchids. After 4-6 hours of walking, you will get out to the beautiful Agia Roumeli beach, where you can swim in its crystal waters and have lunch. The boat will take you back to the bus.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.23
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$80.23

Land Rover Safari Minoan Route

Land Rover Safari Minoan Route

This is the best way to explore central Crete with plateaus, ancient Minoan paths, and wildlife. Visit the Aposelemis basin reservoir and an ancient Roman aqueduct, Kastamonitsa, shepherds' Mitato, plateau of Lassithi, Diction cave, the birth place of Zeus. Visit the Lassinthos Eco park where traditional handicrafts and the local way of life can be experienced and Krassi with the famous for a 2,000-year-old plane tree and also has a natural spring water source.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.85
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$109.85
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Day Cruise to Gramvousa & Balos

Day Cruise to Gramvousa & Balos

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Find yourself on a bus tour towards the west edge of Crete, where your sailing trip begins to the “Pirates Island”, Gramvousa. Swim in the lagoon of Balos and enjoy a relaxing nevertheless unique experience of a natural beauty point of interest.
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  • 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.59
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$71.59
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Lassithi Plateau Zeus Cave

Lassithi Plateau Zeus Cave

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Our tour to Lassithi is an unforgettable trip in the heart of Crete, through legends, myths, history, culture and breathtaking nature not touched by touristic development.
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  • 8 hours
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$58.75
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$58.75

Best of Crete (3-days Tour package)

Best of Crete (3-days Tour package)

Explore Crete, with all your senses! Best of Crete (3-Days Tour package). The tour is executed ONLY from Heraklion district, with the assistance of your private professional tourist guide. • Day 1:The Minoans - We visit Knossos palace, the Archaeological Museum and walking the historical city of Heraklion. • Day 2:Wild Crete - City of Rethymno, its landmarks, culture and character. You will continue the tour of the city of Rethymno through the narrow Venetian streets you also have the opportunity to taste smell virgin olive oil, spices and herbs…Cretan old-style wine is a thing unto itself. We continue to visit the beautiful traditional village of Margarites one of the ancient pottery centers of Crete! • Day 3:Coastal Crete - The Eastern side of Crete, enjoy the mountain ridges, beautiful countryside and sea on route. Seeing Elounda, Spinalonga island and Ag.Nikolaos.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,110.86
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Private Tour West Crete: Rethymno Region from North to South

Private Tour West Crete: Rethymno Region from North to South

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In one day you have a chance to explore Rethymno region highlights from North to South! During this tour you will visit beautiful Cretan village Spili, then enjoy a route along Kourtalioti gorge by car, where we recommend to stop for an easy walk and visit St.Nicholas Church. Then, you will reach the South coast and admire beautiful view of Preveli beach. You can visit the Preveli monastery and go down by stairs up to the beach to swim and walk in the virgin Palm Forest. Finally, you will explore the picturesque Rethymno town and have a lunch in the old town. Our professional guides will give you all the information about the route and advise you about the best activities, restaurants and must-see spots. It is a private tour, so it is up to you, how much time to spend at each destination, the program is flexible. Tell us about your preferences and we will adopt the program for your needs. We give you options, you choose! Book now and discover Rethymno region with Status MLB!
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$555.43
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Full-Day Mount Gigilos Hiking Tour from Bali Crete with Lunch

Full-Day Mount Gigilos Hiking Tour from Bali Crete with Lunch

MOUNT GIGILOS is situated on the western side of the famous SAMARIA GORGE and is dominating the landscape around the OMALOS PLATEAU with its impressive summit of 2080 meters. The path that leads up starts just at the opposite of the entrance of the SAMARIA GORGE and takes us along rugged scenery and impressive rock formations. Once we reach the peak we will be rewarded with a breathtaking view over the entire SAMARIA GORGE, the OMALOS PLATEAU and the range of the WHITE MOUNTAINS.
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  • 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$185.14
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