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WWII The Battle of Crete Historical Tour

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 to 7 hours
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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Chania: Old Town, Public Market, Hill of Prophet Elias, Agia Triada

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.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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Matala - Agia Galini - Spili ( Small Group Tour)

For this excursion, you will be picked up from your hotel area by our airconditioned mini bus. The first stop is at the Spili village. You will have a chance to see a 100% traditional village with its well know lion-head fountains in the middle of the village. Walking along its cobbled streets you can explore the tourist shops which are full of traditional Cretan products. The next stop is at the amphitheatrically built village of AgiaGalini. Here will have 2,5 hrs to explore the village. The next stop is at Matala where you will have 3 hr of free time to enjoy the golden sandy beach. Matala is not only known for its beautiful beaches but also for its artificially carved caves that date all the way back to the Minoan period. These same caves were later occupied by a hippy commune in the late 60’s and 70’s. Many musicians have composed song about the beauty of Matala including Bob Dylan and Cat Stevens. The bus will then take you back to your hotel ending this amazing excursion.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Full-Day Knossos And Heraklion Tour From Rethymno

Without a rental car, visiting Crete’s Palace of Knossos and capital of Heraklion in a day from Rethymnon means using cabs or local buses. This tour eliminates the hassles, with air-conditioned transport and an option to include a Knossos guide to ensure you cover the highlights and Minoan Crete’s history and legends. Plus, you get free time in Heraklion to visit its Archaeological Museum or shop and eat at leisure.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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The Real Crete (Small Group Tour)

The Real Crete:On this excursion you will have the opportunity to see many places that represent the traditional lifestyle and some historical facts of Crete. The first stop is at Melidoni Cave which is a cave full of history and dates back to Neolithic Period based on tools and items found it the cave. The second stop is at the village of Margarites. Margarites is famous for its pottery that goes back many generations. The third stop is at the Museum of Eleftherna before you get to the Arkadi Monastery. The Arkadi Monastery is the oldest monastery in Crete. You then continue on the village of Apostoli.Here you will visit an old olive oil factory and see how the production of our olive oil is made. In this village you will also eat in a traditional tavern whilst enjoying the beautiful sound of live Creta music. The second last stop is at Saint Antonios Gorge for photos and finally the last stop which is the Dam known as "Fragma Potamon" which is the home of many animals and flowers.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Chania Old Town Tour

Chania since the ancient times was a melting pot of civilizations and cultures, each invader and new town resident leaving its mark on history, architecture and culture. Chania is the oldest continuously inhabited city in Europe dating back to Minoan civilization around 5000BC.In this tour we will try to trace the remains of civilizations, in the buildings and monuments. By doing so we will go through the waterfront, alleyways, fortifications, viewpoints and marks of the past. We will see how Chania has changed over time, the buildings added and destroyed. The city was divided in the Christian, Muslim and Jewish quarters. We will go through them where I will show you historic points of interest not so obvious to the average visitor.Although the tour focuses on history, we will explore the culture and traditions of Chania and how they have merged to form the modern day city of Chania.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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Chania City - Falassarna Beach (Small Group Tour)

Chania City - Falassarna BeachThe City of Chania is the first destination of our trip. You will have 3 hours of free time to explore the city. Chania is famous for its diverse cultural heritage, archeological ruins, classical buildings and fascinating history. The Old Town is the heart of Chania. It is perfectly formed by narrow labyrinth like alleyways and buildings dating back to various ancient periods of time. Don’t hesitate to wander around the streets of the Old Town, you will discover the magnificent beauty that awaits you.Our next and final destination is Falassarna Beach, which is located on the west coast of Crete. Falassarna beach has been awarded for being the best beach in Crete and one of the top 10 beaches in Europe. It has light pick coloured sand and crystal clear waters with long magical waves coming in from the Mediterranean. Here you will have 3 hours free time to relax and enjoy the sun. After that we return to Rethymno, where you will be taken back to your hotel.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Cretan Villages and Countryside Tour from Chania with Lunch

Want to experience village life in Crete? Spend a day away from the island beaches and discover the charms of the Greek island hamlets instead. The day trip includes visits to the historical Agia Triada monastery with its vineyards and olive groves, plus a stop at Koules Fortress to see the Souda Gulf. Explore the charming village of Maheria, visit a ceramic studio, and finish with lunch at a family-run tavern in the mountain foothills.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours

Private tour Crete, Walk the old town of Rethymno, Arkadi Monastery, Lake Kourna

This Private tour in Crete is a unique opportunity to feel the Cretan hospitalityYou will walk at the narrow streets of old town of Rethymno, at narrow alleys, kiosks (prominent wooden windows), amateur lyres, mantinadas, smell of fresh bread from wood ovens and tsikoudia flavor. In other words, one of the latest authentic magical tour in Crete. You will visit the Lake of Kourna, that the landscape is lovely and relaxing, whether you want to go for a walk in the countryside with unique natural beauty. You will have memorable photos here. Our next stop will be at the Arkadi Monastery, as it is the most historic monastery of Crete and it has been designated by UNESCO as a European Freedom Monument. Finally, we will reach at the most traditional village in Crete, located in picturesque green rolling hills the village is well known for its pottery, called "Margarites". Being the most important center of ceramics industry in Crete this is the must-see.The duration of the tour is 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

Wine - Beer - Olive Oil Tasting Tour

The first references of wine and olive oil in Crete date back to 5000BC during the Minoan civilization. 7000 years later, Cretans produce wine, beer and olive oil on the same land, with the only changes the enhancement of production through technology and the optimization of crops. In this tour we will visit a winery, a beer and an olive oil factory. All three have high standards of production, marrying the old traditions with modern technology and processing. In each location we will spend around one hour touring the facilities and tasting. We can be flexible and eat in a local restaurant, visit a 5000 year old olive tree, nearby monastery, Maleme airfield and the WW2 military cemetery. Tour times in each location can be modified depending on the travelers' starting time and the date. Before confirming each tour, I have to double check that the tours will be available. Each location has 3-4 time slots available.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Spinalonga Agios Nikolaos Knossos

This excursion takes you to the east side of Crete. From the well known port of Elouda you will take the boat to visit and explore the island of Spinaloga
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 11 hours
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Charm and beauty of West Crete

This trip gives us a possibility to visit the most beautiful places on Crete in one day. While we will drive from Eastern Crete to West, our guides will show you places which we will pass nearby. You'll learn many interesting facts about Cretan nature, history, culture.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Margarites Arkadi Patsos

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
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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Spinalonga Agios Nikolaos

We visit the eastern part of the island. Passing through Heraklio, we reach Agios Nikolaos, a small town with a picturesque harbor. The hilly town is built around a former sweet water lake.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Kournas Lake ( Small Group Tour )

Kournas Lake - Argiroupolis - Georgioupolis The first stop of the trip is at a local oil mill. Here you will have the opportunity to see how our famous olive oil is produced. The second stop is at the charming white chapel dedicated to Saint Nicholas in the village of Georgioupolis. This is the most photographed landmarks in this part of Crete. The church was built about a century ago on a rocky islet about 100 meters into sea. Continuing on, we make a quick stop at the waterfalls of Argyroupolis. These waterfalls are responsible for the rich vegetation that surrounds the village. It is a magical and refreshing experience. The last stop of the trip is at the lake of Kournas. Here we stop for about 2 hours. You will have enough time to enjoy a swim and eat Cretan delicacies at the many taverns that are located around the lake.
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  • 7 minutes
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  • 7 minutes
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NATURE TASTE TRADITION

Discover the countryside of the island on this half day amazing tour. Walk through the nature , enjoy a wonderful wine tour and taste the Cretan wines at the local winery accompanied by local specialties such as rusks and raki, learn more about the culture the traditions and the way of life in Crete on your visit to the folklore museum and do not forget to take pictures of the most ancient church on the island on your visit there.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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VIP Sightseeing East Crete - Agios Nikolaos - Spinalonga from Chania & Rethymno

This full-day private tour to the picturesque town of Agios Nikolaos with its breath-taking ancient lake and the glorious island Venetian fortress of Spinalonga is designed for a modern traveller who wishes authentic holiday personalization and absolute travel comfort on Crete Island. Furthermore, your private local guide with a chauffeured vehicle at your disposal will enrich the day trip with East Crete bespoke itineraries by visiting authentic olive oil factory, hilltop Byzantine monastery, and quaint traditional Cretan villages in a comfortable chronological order and privacy.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Cave of Zeus - East Crete Local Lifestyle & Wine Tastings from Chania & Rethymno

Explore the world-famous Cave of Zeus and East Crete “must-see” landmarks, like a true VIP. Your private local insider guide will customize bespoke itineraries through the mountainous region of Lassithi by visiting authentic Cretan villages, connecting with locals, and deeply engaging with East Crete unique nature, within comfortable chronological order and ultimate comfort. You will also have the opportunity to experience local wine-tastings with lunch in a traditional picturesque place, as well as visit a ceramic workshop and the city of Agios Nikolaos.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Margarites, Monastery of Arkady, Rethymno city 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
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  • 8 hours
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The lake of Kournas, Monastery of Aghia Triada, the city of Chania from Chania

Kournas Lake is the only freshwater lake in Crete. The lake is in a beautiful landscape, lying in a valley among the hills, Lake Kournas is relatively small, with a maximum length of 1,087 m. Kournas Lake is the ideal place for an walk or a day trip nearby. The landscape is lovely and relaxing, whether you want to go for a walk in the countryside, swim or ride a pedalo on the lake. Monastery of Agia Triada, the Tzagarolon Monastery, a patriarchal monastery, is still in function and is now one of the most important monasteries on Crete, with a huge impact on the culture of the island.At the same place you can visit the Folk Museum where it is hosted on the ground floor, also visit the cellar with the famous wines produced by the monks where you can also try and buy if you want.Venizelos family tombs:One of the most popular spots offering a panoramic view of Chania is the Venizelos family tombs.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
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Agia Triada, Stavros,Venizelos Tombs Group tour up 15pers-Wheelchair Accessible

We are a company with a privately-owned mini bus. We are authorized by the GREEK TOURISTIC ORGANISATION to be able to legally offer daily transfers as well as organized excursions. We love our work and this shows in the service we provide and in our fully equipped bus which has a refrigerator, TV monitor, individual lighting, air conditioning, Wi-FI internet, multimedia sound system, and Bluetooth.We love to help our visitors discover the nature, history and traditions of Crete, and will be delighted to share with you the beauties, the history, and the flavors and aromas of our land. The benefits on our bus, are for us, our philosophy of politeness and service.It would give us great joy to escort you on our excursions; we have excursions for all visitors, and accommodate wheelchair and mobility scooter users, their friends and family. We accommodate 2 wheelchairs or 1 mobility scooter users; inform us at time of booking
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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WWII The Battle of Crete Historical Tour-German Military Cemetery from Chania

More than 15000 German soldiers lost their lives during the Second World War in the Greek territory. The German military cemetery in Maleme (Deutschen Soldatenfriedhof in Maleme) is one of the two cemeteries in Greece where the graves of German soldiers are. Height 107: is located in Maleme village. During the Second World War, that spot was of great importance. Whoever controlled the “107 Height” controlled the airport of Maleme and the area surrounding it. When the Germans took over the spot actually, they took over the whole island of Crete. The view from there is magnificent Souda Bay War Cemetery: At Souda port, in a beautifully landscaped scenery, there is the Souda Bay War Cemetery, where ceremonies take place every year in memory of the victims of the Second World War. Throughout the year, many visitors, mainly Australians and New Zealanders, visit this place.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Barrier-free trip to Chania and Rethymno 4 + 2 wheelchairs

Traveling on vacation or on a cruise ship in Greece? Get to know the great diversity of the country on the barrier-free excursions designed just for you.The trips are suitable for older people or people with reduced mobility so you can enjoy the trip at your own pace.Completely barrier-free excursions for single travelers and small groups with wheelchair users (also e-wheelchair or other aids possible).- Equipment rental (wheelchair, e-wheelchair, scooter) available on request- Certified assistance bookable on request
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 5 hours
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VIP Crete Religious Tour – Orthodox Paths

You will visit some of the oldest (14th-17th century) and most authentic Byzantine Monasteries, Churches, and Cathedrals, which are sanctified by the steps of St. Paul, and represent until now the symbolical land of Christianity's spiritual nourishment. In combination with the comfortable chronological order of visiting ancient Cretan Holy Places by a premium chauffeured vehicle at disposal, majestic panoramic views and unique photo stops, your private guide (highly specialized in religious-based tours) will make your day trip a unique lifetime experience.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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