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Secret Heraklion Walking TourHalf-day Tours

Secret Heraklion Walking Tour

Wandering around a city can be done either like a tourist or like a local. We offer the local version with a deeper info on the history and tradition of this city. Inside info you will not listen on other tours, walking slowly and discussing questions on monuments.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.58
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$24.58

The 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour – Explore East Chania MainlandDay Trips

The 7 Villages of Apokoronas Tour – Explore East Chania Mainland

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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.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.25
From
$105.25
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Spinalonga islandDay Trips

Spinalonga island

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Discover Greece from the water on this full-day boat cruise. Enjoy a guided tour of Agios Nikolaos, continue Elounda village, then hop aboard for a boat cruise around Kolokitha Bay. Stop along the way to swim, then set sail for the island of Spinalonga.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.32
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$50.32
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Palace of Knossos: Pre-booked e-Ticket and Audio Tour on Your PhoneAttraction Tickets

Palace of Knossos: Pre-booked e-Ticket and Audio Tour on Your Phone

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Instead of tying yourself to a large group tour with a rigid itinerary, take your time exploring the ancient Minoan capital of Knossos with this private audio tour. Visit the remarkable Palace of Knossos and many other highlights of this archeological site, including South Propylaeum and the West Magazines. Leave the guidebooks behind and learn about the culture and lifestyles of people living in Minoan Crete from your audio guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.15
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$21.15
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Taste of Cretan NatureDay Trips

Taste of Cretan Nature

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On this tour you will have the chance to explore the Cretan genuine culture and customs. We will start by visiting, a not so known, monastery of the region of Mylopotapos. After 10 min drive we will meet Andreas, a Cretan shepherd. We will discuss about his daily habits and taste his homemade raki with some "meze". Learn the specific procedure of Cretan beekeeping interactively by providing special uniforms and trying honey straight from the honeycomb. Feel the hospitality of Mr. Andreas, but also his wife Ms. Eleni by having a traditional Cretan homemade lunch in their house. On the way to Apladiana, you will pass through orange trees, so you can cut an orange with your bare hands and enjoy its freshness! Walk through Apladiana, where our guide will explain all the small details about Cretan weddings. It is an original experience for a life time!
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$191.69
Price varies by group size
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$191.69
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

WWII – The Battle of Crete Day TourDay Trips

WWII – The Battle of Crete Day Tour

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Exploring the locations of the Battle of Crete—an important World War II battle—without a guide could leave you with only a patchy take on this pivotal event. With this tour from Chania, learn about the battle at its key sites, hearing how Nazi forces took Crete from the Allies in 1941. Visit the Maleme airfield, monuments, and cemeteries, and discover secret shelters and sites you might miss alone.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.66
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$88.66
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Knossos Palace & Heraklion Archaeological MuseumDay Trips

Knossos Palace & Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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The most popular excursion that reveals the history of the Minoan civilization. During the tour you will see the richest collection of exhibits presented in the ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM, take a guided walk in the cultural center of the city of Heraklion, and finally, visit mysterious and mythical "LABYRINTH OF THE MINOTAUR" in the Palace of KNOSSOS. After the excursion program, you can enjoy an independent walk through the old part of the city surrounded by Venetian walls with many boutiques and souvenir shops. To feel like a local, order a cup of Greek coffee in one of the cozy street cafes and relax during the midday siesta.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.50
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$63.50

Knossos and Heraklion Day Tour from RethimnoDay Trips

Knossos and Heraklion Day Tour from Rethimno

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Visit Heraklion and Knossos Palace on this affordable, family-friendly guided day trip. Take a convenient all-day outing from Rethimno to learn about Greece’s fascinating history and view its ruins, murals, fountains, and monuments. Experience the Minoan temple and palace of Knosses, wander the ancient streets of the capital of Crete, stop into a local museum, and enjoy free time for a traditional Cretan lunch at your own expense.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.73
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$30.73

Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos PalaceDay Trips

Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

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Explore with a guided group, the monastery of Kera Kardiotissa and the Dikteon Cave followed by a visit to Psychro village to meet a potter in action. Enjoy the panoramic views from Seli Ambelou Lasithi Plateau and complete your tour to the Minoan Palace of Knossos where civilization history began 4000 years ago.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.91
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$53.91
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Margarites, Monastery of Arkadi & Rethymno city - Private Tour from ChaniaDay Trips

Margarites, Monastery of Arkadi & Rethymno city - Private Tour from Chania

Margarites Village, located between green rolling hills. The village is well known for its pottery which the visitor can purchase along with other items of traditional art – local craft shops are open to welcome tourists. Margarites are worth exploring by walking through the village, you will see beautifully decorated doors and walls, which date from the period of the Venetian occupation. The Monastery of Arkady is surrounded by a strong wall that made it impregnable by the enemies. It is surely the most historic monastery of Crete, it is the sacred symbol of the fight for freedom. In fact, the UNESCO has declared Arkadi a European Monument of Freedom. Rethymnon City is a fascinating walking tour through the narrow winding streets of Rethymnon, the old houses with their wooden covered balconies, the Venetian and the Turkish monuments. Rethymno combines rarely united features: the old town’s charm and history, with proximity to a long sandy beach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$269.57
Price varies by group size
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$269.57
Price varies by group size
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Private Tour Knossos & Heraklion City Bus Tours

Private Tour Knossos & Heraklion City

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This tour is a unique experience, to visit the most important places in Heraklion City. The tour schedule is flexible regarding the time spent at its attraction. Our driver will pick you up from your Hotel or Port in Heraklion City. The transfer is private and our English-speaking driver will drive you around the sightseeings.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$391.69
per group
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$391.69
per group

Guided Tour to Knossos Museum & HeraklionDay Trips

Guided Tour to Knossos Museum & Heraklion

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Participate in a guided tour to the Palace of Knossos, the political and ceremonial center of Minoan civilization, followed by a guided tour to Heraklion Archaeological Museum. The tour continues with a visit to the town center of Heraklion, completing in a day the historical path of 4000 years.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.74
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$34.74
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WeGuide Knossos palaceBus Tours

WeGuide Knossos palace

Visit Knossos, the ancient capital of Minoan Crete. Explore the Palace of Knossos on a guided tour, where your guide shares history and facts about the site. According to Greek mythology, an elaborate maze of tunnels—a labyrinth—was built underneath the palace to house the Minotaur, a fearsome half-man, half-bull creature.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.51
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$72.51
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Explore Chania's Old Town through the eyes of a localHalf-day Tours

Explore Chania's Old Town through the eyes of a local

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Explore Chania's Old Town on this walking tour with a local guide. See the city’s impressive 14th-century harbor and 16th-century lighthouse. Learn about Crete’s Venetian, Egyptian and Ottoman influences as you stroll through narrow streets filled with vendors and markets. You’ll also visit historical landmarks and sample local coffee and food along the way.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.88
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$79.88

Best of Crete (3-days Tour package)Multi-day Tours

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$975.38
Price varies by group size
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$975.38
Price varies by group size
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Rethymno Gastronomy TourCultural Tours

Rethymno Gastronomy Tour

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Rethymno’s many artisan food producers present the perfect opportunity to explore the fresh, seasonal and often plant-based cuisine of Crete. Although poor quality fare is uncommon in Rethymno, if your time on Crete is limited you’ll want to focus in on the best Cretan food in town. This tour combines Rethymno’s culinary and historic heritage to provide you with an introduction as relaxed and simple as life here.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.88
Price varies by group size
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$77.88
Price varies by group size
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Private Tour West Crete: Rethymno Region from North to SouthDay Trips

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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$539.14
per group
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$539.14
per group

Crete Amazing places Rethymno - Margarites - ArkadiDay Trips

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$515.18
per group
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$515.18
per group

South Crete - Matala Day Trips

South Crete - Matala

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Visit one of the most historic monasteries, the holy patriarchal and sacropelic Monastery of Odigitria. The Monastery of Odigitria is located on the mountainous massif of Asterousia Mountains in the south of the prefecture of Heraklion, which constitute the "Mount Athos" of Crete. The monastery includes a multitude of old chapels with remarkable frescoes. After a short drive through the Messara plain you reach Matala. Known for the colony of hippies in the Sixties, where they lived in large holes formed on the mountain.The rocks are holes with a Roman burial. In Matala you will have time for a refreshing dip in the water, eat something or just enjoy a drink on the beach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.91
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$53.91
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Exploring Crete Multi-day Tours

Exploring Crete

Whether your visit is for relaxation or you are looking forward to exploring and discover the many well-known and countless hidden treasures of Crete, this captivating eight-day tour will satisfy all your desires. Get in touch with the rich Greek culture and impressive history while admiring the diversity of the landscape – the rugged mountains, endless beaches, turquoise seas, as well as enchanting cities, towns and villages. Join this memorable tour and explore one of the most beautiful islands in Europe.
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  • 8 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$823.31
Price varies by group size
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$823.31
Price varies by group size
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Knossos Palace Guided Walking TourCultural Tours

Knossos Palace Guided Walking Tour

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Excavated and restored by archaeologists at the turn of the 20th century, Knossos Palace provides insight into one of Europe’s most advanced Bronze Age civilizations. But the true significance of the site can hard to fully grasp without an in-depth knowledge of the Minoans. On this tour, learn about the Minoans people and the mythical Minotaur while exploring the vast palace complex with a licensed guide.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.92
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$47.92

Knossos Palace - Heraklion Museum - Private TourOvernight Tours

Knossos Palace - Heraklion Museum - Private Tour

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During this amazing tour, you will discover all the secrets of the Minoan civilization, and you will get to know the wonderful capital of Crete
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$668.54
per group
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$668.54
per group

Crete private tour: Knossos Palace, Archaeological museum, and Heraklion TownHalf-day Tours

Crete private tour: Knossos Palace, Archaeological museum, and Heraklion Town

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Uncover the mysteries of the ancient Minoan civilization on this private, half-day tour of Heraklion highlights. Explore the magnificent Knossos Palace, home to King Minos and legends of the Minotaur, and visit a world-class archaeological museum featuring artifacts dating back to 5000 BC. See the contrast of ancient and modern Crete with some free time in the port town of Heraklion, and enjoy personalized attention from your guide along the way. Entrance fees to Knossos Palace and Archaeological Museum at your expense.
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  • 5 hours
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$466.96
Price varies by group size
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$466.96
Price varies by group size

Ecobike tour in historic HeraklionMountain Bike Tours

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
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$59.90
Price varies by group size
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$59.90
Price varies by group size

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