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Day Trip to Elafonisi Island From HeraklionDay Trips

Day Trip to Elafonisi Island From Heraklion

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Spend a relaxing day on the small island of Elafonisi and soak up the sun on a paradise beach in Crete. Get back to nature on a day trip from Heraklion .Get at least 4 hours to relax and swim in the crystal clear water. Laze in the sun, or go for a stroll along the pink sand beach. Benefit from beach kiosks where you can purchase food and water to rehydrate and re-energize.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.90
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$65.90

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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Day Trip to Elafonisi Island From RethymnoDay Trips

Day Trip to Elafonisi Island From Rethymno

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Skip the self-drive hassles and spend a relaxing day at one of Crete’s most beautiful beaches, Elafonisi Beach, on this convenient day tour. Enjoy pickup and drop-off from hotels in Panormo, Scaleta, Adele, Platanias, Missiria, Rethymno town, Atsipopoulo, Kavros, and Georgioupoli, plus guide assistance throughout. Food and drink are available on the beach, while your driver will break the journey for breakfast (own expense).
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.74
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$34.74

Zeus Cave - traditional villages- old wind mills up to eight people.Day Trips

Zeus Cave - traditional villages- old wind mills up to eight people.

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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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$104.45
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$104.45
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Gramvousa and Balos Day Cruise from ChaniaDay Cruises

Gramvousa and Balos Day Cruise from Chania

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Balos Beach and Gramvousa Island are considered among Crete’s top attractions, but organizing transportation to visit independently cuts into valuable sightseeing and sunbathing time. On this tour, reach both sites with ease by air-conditioned coach in a day and discover the natural beauty of Crete. Follow winding walking routes at your leisure, soak up the rays by the lagoon, and upgrade to enjoy pickup and drop-off at your Chania hotel.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.07
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$79.07
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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
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$105.25
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Full Day Tour to Samaria GorgeDay Trips

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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$85.17
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$85.17

Samaria Gorge Tour from Chania - The Longest Gorge in EuropeDay Trips

Samaria Gorge Tour from Chania - The Longest Gorge in Europe

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With traditional villages and plenty of warm Mediterranean sunshine, the Samaria Gorge is the longest of its kind in Europe—but it’s also a challenging and rewarding hike, considered by many to be among the toughest in Crete. This adventurous full-day combination bus and hiking tour from Chania takes you deep into the gorge itself, where large boulders lie beneath soaring limestone cliffs. Follow a 10-mile (16-km) route though the Samaria Gorge and experience the best of the Crete countryside with a guide.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$395.37
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$395.37
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Zeus Cave & Lassithi Plateau (Safari Adventure Offroad Excursion)Day Trips

Zeus Cave & Lassithi Plateau (Safari Adventure Offroad Excursion)

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Explore the rugged and wild side of Crete on the off-road adventure tour. Travel comfortably in a Land Rover high up into the Dikti mountain range. By going on an organized tour, you won’t have to worry about getting lost in unmarked rural areas and an experienced driver drives with confidence on the mountain roads. Highlights include reaching Lassithi Plateau and exploring Zeus Cave. When you’ve worked up an appetite, a delicious local Cretan lunch in a taverna is provided.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$106.63
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$106.63
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Full-day Apokoronas Culture, Cuisine and Wine Tour from ChaniaDay Trips

Full-day Apokoronas Culture, Cuisine and Wine Tour from Chania

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Discover the cultural heart of Crete on this full-day tour of Apokoronas from Chania. Learn more about Cretan life, traditions, and handicrafts at the Apokoronas Museum; enjoy wine tasting at the wineries of the White Mountains; and sample local specialties such as rusks, raki, and cheeses; then tuck into a typical Cretan lunch.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.64
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$100.64
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Crete Wine and Olive Oil TourDay Trips

Crete Wine and Olive Oil Tour

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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.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.01
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$102.01
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Sarakina Gorge & High Mountains & South Coast & (Luxury Adventure)Day Trips

Sarakina Gorge & High Mountains & South Coast & (Luxury Adventure)

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Experience Crete away from the crowds with this guided off-road safari adventure. Visit Crete’s mountainous interior, with its plateaus and forests, in an air-conditioned Land Rover Discovery. Travel ancient Minoan paths through wild nature. Stop at spectacular vistas, including a peak where you can see both the Aegean and Libyan Seas. A traditional Cretan lunch and refreshments are provided on this all-inclusive, full-day outing.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.63
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$106.63

Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with LunchDay Trips

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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$89.86
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$89.86
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Samaria Gorge - Semi Private Hiking Day Trip from Chania, with max 6 onboardDay Trips

Samaria Gorge - Semi Private Hiking Day Trip from Chania, with max 6 onboard

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Walk one of Europe’s longest canyons on this full-day hiking experience through the Samaria Gorge from Chania. With an experienced guide, hike the 10 miles (16 kilometers) through this breathtaking gorge, part of the Samaria national park in Crete’s White Mountains. Walk between towering cliffs, pass abandoned villages and absorb the awe-inspiring natural scenery and tranquility. Keep a steady pace during the 6-hour hike, sometimes over rocky terrain, and finish with time for a swim and lunch at Aghia Roumeli village. Numbers are limited for a more personalized, small-group experience.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$113.82
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$113.82
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Private Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Tour of Heraklion area with TastingsDay Trips

Private Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Tour of Heraklion area with Tastings

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Discover the culinary delights of Crete on a day tour from Heraklion that includes wine tasting, olive oil tasting, and learning about the island's terroir. Visit a boutique winery and family-owned olive oil producer to sample wine and oil with your group. You'll have lunch at a mezze restaurant and gain insight into a piece of Crete's culture from a guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$179.71
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$179.71
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Santorini Island Independent Day Trip from CreteDay Trips

Santorini Island Independent Day Trip from Crete

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Visit the spectacular volcanic island of Santorini on a full-day independent trip from Crete. After a hotel pickup, cruise to the beautiful Greek island, and explore as you wish. Admire the stunning scenery and clifftop towns, laze on black-sand beaches, browse the shops of the cliffside capital of Fira, visit picturesque Oia, and relax in the tavernas and bars, many with epic views over the caldera. Finally, catch the return boat from Santorini to Crete for a hotel drop-off. All meals and activities on Santorini are at your own expense.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$227.64
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$227.64

Full-Day Trip to Santorini island by Boat from HeraklionDay Trips

Full-Day Trip to Santorini island by Boat from Heraklion

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Explore Santorini’s top attractions on this guided excursion. After setting sail from the port of Athinios aboard a speedy catamaran, enjoy activities that include touring the volcanic island by bus, exploring the picturesque village of Oia, strolling through the alleys and streets of Fira, and taking a refreshing swim at a black sand beach or traveling by boat to a crater lake.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$183.31
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$183.31

Relax in Nature - Chrissi Island day CruiseDay Trips

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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$55.11
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$55.11
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Escape To The Most Beautiful Sunset Of CreteDay Trips

Escape To The Most Beautiful Sunset Of Crete

Get away from the tourist crowds in Chania and head west for a relaxing beach getaway. Explore the villages of Western Crete at your own speed on this private tour. Get personalized attention from your private guide as you walk around Kasteli and other charming villages – your guide can even take photos for you if you require it. End your day at Falasarna Beach and enjoy a complimentary beer, wine, ouzo or non-alcoholic drink at a beach bar as you watch the sun set over Crete.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.27
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$80.27

Day Trip to Elafonisi Island From ChaniaDay Trips

Day Trip to Elafonisi Island From Chania

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Escape the hum of bustling Crete and get into nature on this full-day tour of pristine Elafonisi, a small island famed for its beautiful pink sands. Soak up the Grecian sun as you explore this protected wildlife sanctuary, enjoying a walk on the sand, or swim in the clear, azure waters of Elafonisi's paradise-like beach just a stone’s throw from the southwest corner of Crete.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.74
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$34.74

Margarites Arkadi PatsosDay Trips

Margarites Arkadi Patsos

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Immerse yourself in Crete's culture with this journey from Patsos. Throughout the course of your day, you'll visit the pottery village of Margarites Gorge and the Eastern Orthodox Monastery of Arkadi before heading over to the beautiful St. Anthony Gorge for a bit of hiking. You'll then stop for a traditional tavern lunch before heading back.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$173.72
Price varies by group size
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$173.72
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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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Lassithi PlateauDay Trips

Lassithi Plateau

Have a great taste of real mainland Crete, its traditions, culture, tastes, and scenery. Enjoy a stunning drive and meet original people working and producing as their grandfathers. Let us introduce you to an authentic lifestyle, taste the pure products of Crete. Discover how beneficial the unspoiled nature is. Just a small hop away from, but a visit like stepping back in time.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$645.14
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$645.14
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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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