Uncover the real Crete on a 4-hour food and history walking tour in Chania. With a local guide, explore the winding streets of Chania Old Town, and sample enticing local tidbits at the Municipal Market. Take in relics of Chania’s Venetian and Ottoman days; discover the old Ottoman and Jewish quarters; and hear about the sailors, traders and heroes who shaped the city’s past. Watch artisans at work making Cretan handicrafts, and end with some delicious ‘mezedes’ (appetizers) perhaps teamed with local ‘raki’ spirit at a waterfront bar or taverna.
This tour combines two of Crete’s top historical sights—Knossos Palace; a Bronze Age archeological site, and Heraklion Archaeological Museum. See impressive ruins and artifacts along the way, and benefit from having guide commentary so you understand the historical background information. Highlights include seeing the original throne of Minos at Knossos Palace, and rare examples of Minoan art at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
Follow in the footsteps of long-ago Minoan kings on this 5-hour Knossos Crete tour. Travel by air-conditioned coach to the archaeological site of the Minoan Palace of Knossos, and tour the remains dating to the 2nd century BC. Explore what were the royal quarters, storerooms and central court of the palace, the power base of Europe’s first civilization; and hear about the mythical Minotaur that roamed a labyrinth here as your guide explains the site’s history. Finish with free time for lunch and a coach tour of Crete’s capital, Heraklion.
Spend a freewheeling evening exploring the bohemian vibe of Chania during this 4-hour sunset drinking and eating tour. Check out some of the best ‘alternative’ hangouts in Crete’s second-largest city, enjoying sunset vistas, hidden gardens, great food and wine and some of the best ‘locals-only’ bars and clubs. A 3-course dinner, wine tasting, ‘raki’ (liquor) and ice cream are all included.
You too can be an expert in the different flavors and aromas of olive oil. After your visit to a traditional olive oil press you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city from one of the most historic and popular places.
Discover the Cretan countryside by e-bike, and save your legs as you pedal effortlessly through olive groves, villages, and canyons. Cycle at a leisurely pace with a guide, passing through the villages of Charaso and Voritsi, and finding natural Cretan landmarks such as the canyon of Aposelemis. The half-day tour includes plenty of photo stops along the way, as well as a café break for a Greek coffee or a soft drink.
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.
Snorkeling is very relaxing and at the same time a very exciting activity which is suitable for all ages. Join us in a daily (morning or afternoon) guided “snorkeling” trip, take the mask, fins, snorkel and shorty wet suit from us, board on our 10 meters shady rib boat and take the chance to relax watching the marine life of our island. We visit always two different spots with a lot of marine life, such as caves and an open water area always depends on the weather conditions
We are not quite sure what the Minoans ate for breakfast, although We Guide you at Knossos palace and the Labyrinth. But, we can guide you also to the authentic flavors of ancient Crete. Right after the Knossos palace walking tour -having visited the oldest throne of Europe and escaped the Labyrinth- follow us, to the delicious flavors of Minoans. Ingredients all committed to the meticulous recreation of an authentic Minoan snack. Olives, olive oil, Cretan Tea, herbs, Honey, goat cheese or soft cheeses like myzithra and Cretan wine, from local producers.
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.
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.
The best way to explore Crete is by boat and this half-day cruise from Hersonissos visits St. George's Bay and the small towns of Sissi, Malia, and Stalis. Set sail aboard a traditional pirate ship; stop to swim and snorkel at the island’s beaches and bays; spot dolphins and sea turtles along the coast; and tuck into a delicious BBQ lunch on-board.
Discover Heraklion’s hidden sights and culinary delights on a 4-hour walking tour. With a friendly local guide, dive into the heart of the Cretan capital to experience its landmarks, hidden gems and favorite foods. See sights such as St Titus Cathedral, walk atop the Venetian town walls, and discover hidden side streets and vibrant neighborhoods. Learn about Heraklion’s history, scout out tasty treats at a market, sip on Greek coffee and savor delicious 'meze' — small appetizers — at a taverna. Numbers are limited to 12 for a more personalized experience.
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.
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.
Savor Crete’s many culinary delights during this 3-hour food-themed walking tour of Heraklion. Eat like a Heraklion local as you enjoy a sampling of the Crete’s best wines and snacks, stopping to chat with friendly vendors and tour the city’s top neighborhoods. Bites of tasty snacks like ‘bougatsa’ (pastry), traditional Greek coffee, and fried snails are all included.
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.
Delve into the mysteries and triumphs of Crete’s ancient Minoan civilization on a combo tour of Knossos Palace and the Archeological Museum of Heraklion, considered one of the finest in the world showcasing Minoan culture. Tour the palace known in Greek mythology as the home of King Minos and the Minotaur, and then see a robust collection of Minoan artifacts dating back as far as 5,000 years. Small group size limited to 12 keeps the experience more intimate.
Prepare for the ultimate Cretan foodie experience on this private gastronomy tour. Take the risk out of choosing a good place to eat by having a guide to take you to Heraklion’s most delicious eateries. You’ll save time researching where to eat and learn about Cretan cuisine as you explore and taste your way around town. Highlights include cream pies, Greek donuts, cheese, visiting an old-fashioned herb shop, and trying fresh seafood.
Rewind 4,000 years to Europe’s oldest civilization on a private tour from Heraklion. After pickup from Heraklion port, travel by private minivan to Knossos, home to the ruins of a Minoan city-state. Tour the archaeological site, seeing highlights such as the Throne Room and frescoes as you learn their history. Then, after seeing Heraklion’s landmarks, visit Agios Titos Church and Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Port pickup and drop-off included.
The Greek islands boast a rich history dating back to the days of antiquity, but exploring independently means missing the hidden secrets they hold. On this private tour of Crete, delve into the island’s colorful past with your guide—with round-trip transport from your Crete hotel or the port included. Travel back 4,000 years at the Palace of Knossos, and learn of ancient civilizations at the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion.
Explore Crete’s mountains and countryside by Polaris ATV (all-terrain vehicle) on a 4-hour buggy expedition from Rethymno. Traveling on- and off-road, rumble up mountains and through gorges and shallow rivers to experience the island’s wild side. Pause for photos, visit medieval villages, look for wildlife, and stop for snacks, including coffee at a lakeside coffee house. Choose a morning or afternoon departure, with equipment, instructions, and central Rethymno or Rethymno hotel pickup included.
Get off the beaten path on this 4-hour gourmet food tour in the Cretan city Rethymnon. Savor culinary delights like ‘kalitsounia’ (pastry pie), organic baklava with ice cream, and locally-made beer. Cap it all off with a one-of-a-kind food and wine tasting inside a 700-year-old wine cellar. All food and beverage tastings are included, and vegetarian options are available on request.