Although most people have in mind that Crete is a summer destination, the truth is that a winter break on the island can offer a very wonderful experience. With very few tourists but sunny weather, Crete in wintertime is a delightful place to explore nature and enjoy long walks. Even though the temperature will not be hot enough to swim, you will have a valuable chance to see the local authentic lifestyle.The largest town in Crete, Heraklion Town bursts with life all year round. Walk in the old part of the town, see the Ottoman Fortress at the port and visit the interesting museums. In close distance to the city centre, there is the Minoan Palace of Knossos that was buried in volcanic ash after the eruption of Thera in around 1,650 BC.
Day 1Experience all “must-see” Cretan landmarks - Knossos Palace, Cave of Zeus and a journey to the mountainous East Crete. Enjoy a persona pick up and drop off with a premium vehicle at full-day disposal and privacy like a true VIP. You will be provided with skip-the-line accesses in archaeological areas, key pieces of information, extra-personalized attention and engagement with the Cretan local lifestyle. You will also visit local eateries to try authentic delicacies and get the best recommendations for a traditional Cretan lunch!Day 2Go beyond the usual and you will be left amazed by the idyllic ambiances at gorgeous East Crete off-the-beaten-track. Soak up the beauty and the local lifestyle which is basked in chic luxury amid beautiful nature sights without the hype and mass of tourists. You will be engaged with traditional villages, exquisite archaeological spots, easily accessible wild gorges with unspoiled natural beauty, breezy waterfalls, and ancient monasteries.
STRONG POINTSA confidential itinerary to discover wild Crete (70% on the piste).Exceptional landscapes.Unmissable archaeological sites!Villages and beaches where it is good to relax!You ride free and light, we take care of everything!
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.
Day 1Explore the hidden gems of the South-Western region by following bespoke itineraries off the beaten track. Your private local insider guide will unveil for you wild Cretan nature, beautiful gorges with breezy fresh-water springs, authentic Cretan villages, breath-taking spots with panoramic views of the Libyan Sea, and ancient Byzantine monasteries. You will enjoy an authentic lunch (tasty grilled lamb on the spit) in a cozy place that is surrounded by mountainous waterfalls & friendly locals! At the end of the day, you will follow a scenic city trail through Venetian Rethymno's streets by visiting the best places for wine tasting!Day 2Experience the idyllic escape to Elafonisi beach, with white & pink sand joined together that everyone dreams about like a true VIP. Your day-trip will be enriched with bespoke itineraries off-the-beaten-track to explore & engage with the West Crete & its hidden gems. You will also get the best recommendations for an authentic Cretan lunch!