Go off-roading in the rugged landscapes of Crete's northern coast on a ATV adventure from Rethymno. Splash through streams, wind along ancient gorges, and look for island wildlife from behind the wheel of a personal quad vehicle that can access tucked-away reaches surrounding Maroulas Mountain. Get a taste of Cretan history and culture during several stops along the way, including a traditional Greek coffeehouse and medieval villages that date to the 11th century.
On this small-group tour up to 6 guests per guide/vehicle, travel in a comfortable four-wheel drive vehicle to off-road locations that you wouldn’t be able to access by bus or minibus. Venture from Kaliviani village to the spectacular Balos lagoon and Falassarna beach. As an extra perk, a sunbed is reserved for you on the beach, and lunch is provided at a local restaurant with beer or wine.
Encounter natural luxury with this private beach tour. Elafonisi island is connected to Crete with a narrow strip of sand forming a gorgeous long peninsula beach ready for exploring. With layers of white and pink sand, sparkling turquoise water, and a walkable shallow lagoon, this adventure is totally picturesque. The option to visit an olive oil factory or monastery is available, catering for all interests.
Get your fill of sun, sea and sand on this all-day tour of some of Greece’s most iconic beaches. Visit Elafonisi first, and swim in warm, shallow waters. See the rose-pink sand and explore the lagoons. Then head to Falasarna, a local gem that boasts fine white sand perfect for sunbathing on, and crystal clear waters, ideal for swimming in. Discover the oldest olive tree in the world at Vouves Olive Tree Museum.
Maximize time in Crete with a half-day private tour of Chania. Get picked up at your hotel or the location of your choosing in Chania and set out on a sightseeing tour focused on local history and heritage. See top landmarks including the Old Venetian Harbor, Lighthouse of Chania, Firkas Fortress, and Hassan Pascha Mosque. Get to know Chania's Old Town and the many cultures that influenced its character.
The whole family will enjoy this fun snorkeling activity, which is both relaxing and adventurous. With a small group of no more than ten travelers you'll be taken on a boat ride to two different snorkeling spots. Experience the difference at the open ocean and sheltered spots, both with an abundance of sea life. Snorkeling gear will be provided so you don't need to bring your own.
Explore the Cretan coastline from a standup paddleboard on this guided tour around beautiful Marathi Bay. After a short instruction and safety lesson, head out into the bay, exploring smaller islets, diving spots, and a small cave system along the way. Stop from time to time to swim with the marine life or catch your breath on the beach. This tour is good for all ages and experience levels, a great way to enjoy time with friends and family on the water.
Elafonissi Beach frequently appears on lists of the world’s most beautiful beaches because of its stunning pink colored sand and aquamarine water. Avoid the hassle of figuring out local public transport schedules and travel on with ease on an air-conditioned bus. Along the way, see pretty traditional villages—such as Elos and have plenty of time to relax and unwind at the beach.
Streamline your arrival in or departure from Chania with an easy private transfer for up to four people. This one-way service will make sure your trip starts or ends in a stress-free way. Choose your own hotel or other destination for drop-off or pick-up and sit back and enjoy the views en route.
Taxi and rideshare prices can change on the day, but a prebooked transfer always costs the same, regardless of traffic. Ensure a stress-free, cost-controlled transfer from Chania airport on Souda Bay to your hotel or precise address in the Chania city area by booking this private service. There’s space for up to four travelers.
Treat your senses to the ancient flavors of Crete on a full-day wine tour from Chania. Travel through the mountains of the Kisamos region and traditional Cretan villages to reach two family-run wineries, where you’ll taste award-winning regional wines and stroll through the vineyards. Sample another prized Cretan product at an olive oil factory, and stand before one of the world’s oldest olive trees on this relaxed culinary tour of northwestern Crete.
This day trip from Crete packs a lot into one tour. Visit an Ottoman fortress, a local folklore museum, a cheese factory and more. Learn about and taste raki, an aperitif flavored with anise. Have lunch in a kafeneio (traditional Greek coffeehouse) where you can hang with the locals and experience the real Crete.
Explore the diverse palm forests, gorges, and beaches of Crete on a full-day Land Rover safari. Rumble along remote roads in the gorgeous Rethymno region, passing landmarks like Prasses Gorge and Potamon Dam and stopping to swim in the Libyan Sea. Get a taste of Cretan country life when you visit traditional villages like Spili, and try local cuisine with included lunch at a tavern. Skip the hassle of a rental car and let a sturdy 4x4 and guide show you the best of the island’s scenery and culture.
Relax on the paradise-like island of Elafonisi on this family-friendly day trip. Admire western Crete’s hills and traditional villages on a drive to the southwest coast, and stop for coffee at the Cave of Agia Sofia. Then, spend the afternoon on the idyllic protected islet of Elafonisi, enjoying its pink sands and clear seas. Includes round-trip transport plus select hotel pickup and drop-off.
Discover the best of Crete's west coast with this private tour. The tour begins at the beautiful Falassarna beach, known for its crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches. As we drive along the coast, you'll take in the stunning views of the sea, charming mountain villages, and picturesque landscapes. Next, we will reach Elafonisi, an island renowned for its pink sandy beaches, turquoise waters, and lush vegetation. You will have the opportunity to explore the island and take in the natural beauty of the place. We will also drive through the Samaria forest, where you can get a taste of the island's unique flora and fauna. The tour concludes in the charming town of Palaiochora, where you can stroll through the traditional streets and admire the local architecture. This private tour, with pick-up and drop-off services tailored to your preferred time, ensures a stress-free and enjoyable experience. You'll get to see some of the best of the west coast in just one day.
Getting to know the real Chania is difficult without a guide to show you behind the tourist sights. This small-group tour delivers: introducing you to its foods, customs, people, and wines in ways only a local can. Stroll around Chania’s lanes, churches, and monuments; meet townsfolk, visit authentic spots, and taste traditional cretan products as "koulouri", “kalitsounia”, “graviera”, “mizithra”, “Cretan salad”, “local olives”, “boureki”, “pastitsio”, fresh tomatoes, local Cretan honey and wine.. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included. Your Lunch time/food tasting, will take place at a restaurant.
If you’ve always wanted to learn to scuba dive, Crete is a great place to turn your dream into reality. During this three-hour introductory course you’ll start by learning the theory of diving and how to use the gear. Then, you can enjoy a dive for a maximum of 45 minutes. This is a fun way to get started in the sport.
Western Crete's rugged landscapes yield extraordinary produce, yet they're tough for ordinary vehicles to access. Get off the beaten track on this intimate 4WD safari experience, with a maximum of six guests per vehicle. Taste extra virgin olive oil and five different wines at the Anoskeli Winery Olive Mill; touch an ancient olive tree; and enjoy a Cretan lunch with a round of drinks and dessert.
Set out on a journey to explore the White Mountains of Crete during this full-day excursion from Chania. Join a small group and venture away from the city to discover small, traditional villages as well as the local wildlife. You also get to know about the local culture and the simple, laidback lifestyle in the region as you visit small communities.
Western Crete is a foodie haven but many of the roads need 4-wheel drive to access. Explore with a local driver/guide in a group no larger than six on this intimate full-day food-centered adventure from the Chania area. Visit the Olive Tree Museum of Vouves; sample wines and olive oils at Anoskeli Winery Olive Mill; savor lunch with dessert at the Milia Mountain Retreat; and view the Topolia Gorge.
Get to know Chania without crowded tour buses or rowdy tour groups on this private sightseeing tour. Walk through the historic buildings and charming streets of the city’s Old Town, immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of the Municipal Market, and take advantage of some grand photo opportunities at the Holy Trinity Monastery and Akrotiri’s Gouverneto Monastery. With a full day available to you, take your time at each stop and explore at your own pace.
Enjoy some of Crete’s most beautiful beaches without the self-drive hassles on this guided small-group tour. Travel direct from your door to Kissamos, where you board a boat for Balos Beach and Lagoon, then savor the soft white sands. Next, ride a boat to Gramvousa Island (own expense), swim in the clear waters, and opt to hike to the 16th-century fortress. Your guide will drop you directly to your door.
Get off the beaten track into Crete's rugged heartlands aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned 4WD vehicle helmed by a local driver/guide. See the Sebronas Gorge and hear the village's dramatic history; see an authentic Cretan Samaria Gorge National Park—and maybe even meet the shepherds; taste five different Cretan wines; and savor a restaurant lunch. For ease, your day includes round-trip transfers direct from many Chania area hotels.
Discover the finest sands of Crete with the help of a local private guide. Ideal if you don't have your own transport, this private day trip helps you get to the must-visit beaches without any fuss. Book for a group of up to 12 people, then travel to Falassarna and Elafonissi beaches where shallow waters and pink sands await. You'll also visit Vouves, home to one of the world's oldest olive trees.
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