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Snorkeling and Boat Tour in Crete

Snorkeling and Boat Tour in Crete

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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
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$75.56
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US$75.56
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Small Villages Cretan Nature & Aposelemis canyon E-Bike tour with Café stop

Small Villages Cretan Nature & Aposelemis canyon E-Bike tour with Café stop

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$70.84
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US$70.84
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5-hour Crete Pirate Ship Cruise: Sissi, Malia, and Stalis with Lunch

5-hour Crete Pirate Ship Cruise: Sissi, Malia, and Stalis with Lunch

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$49.11
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US$49.11
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WWII – The Battle of Crete Day Tour

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
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US$90.85
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US$90.85
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Heraklion Bites and Sights Morning Small Group Tour

Heraklion Bites and Sights Morning Small Group Tour

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$114.18
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US$114.18
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Full-day Apokoronas Culture, Cuisine and Wine Tour from Chania

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
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US$103.13
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US$103.13
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Half Day 50 Km Quad Safari Rethymno Crosscountry Experience

Half Day 50 Km Quad Safari Rethymno Crosscountry Experience

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Travelers to Crete tend to stick to the well-worn paths between major towns and attractions, like Knossos and Rethymnon. This tour, operated using a four-wheeled all-terrain-vehicle, unlocks the Cretan backroads and off-road trails. See parts of Crete that most visitors to the island miss, steal a glimpse into local life away from the main tourist routes and learn how the storied past of the Melidoni Cave stretches back through time.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$79.80
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US$79.80
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Chania Old Town Private Tour

Chania Old Town Private Tour

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Chania’s Old Town is being inhabited since the ancient ages of the Minoan Civilization from 5000BC. Since then it has always been a vivid place of prosperity and growth, influenced through the ages by the various cultures, Romans, Arabs, Jews, due to its geopolitical place in the Mediterranean Sea and those who invaded it particularly in the late years, such us the Venetians and the Ottoman Turks. We will stroll through the historic alleys and pinpoint the Byzantine and the Venetian/Ottoman Walls and Fortifications, then walk through the main streets and see the emergence of history from the Ancient Ages from the archeological excavations inside the Old Town to the Medieval and Recent Ages through the old buildings, the churches, the synagogues and the mosques. Also we will visit the Orthodox, the Muslim and the Jewish Quarter and how people lived together through times with peace or turbulence. There is an optional wine tasting for 30 minutes, 12 euro per person.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$405.16
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Heraklion for Foodies Tour: Private Culinary Experience

Heraklion for Foodies Tour: Private Culinary Experience

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$331.49
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Lonely Planet Experiences: Rethymnon Morning History & Local Food Tour

Lonely Planet Experiences: Rethymnon Morning History & Local Food Tour

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Get under the skin of Old Rethymnon on a 4-hour morning walking tour, including a food and wine tasting. Join your informative guide and hear about the city’s Byzantine, Venetian, Ottoman and even piratical conquerors through the ages. Trace the steps of warriors, sultans and nobles around the cobbled Old Town; view churches, mosques, markets and fountains, and gaze at the Venetian Fortezza. On route, get insider tips on local foodie hotspots, and stop to sample Cretan wine and snacks such as delicious ‘koulouri’ sesame-sprinkled bread, juicy olives and cheese.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$96.99
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US$96.99
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Explore Chania's Old Town through the eyes of a local

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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US$81.85
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Private tour with a local! Wine tasting with light lunch and lake pedalo

Private tour with a local! Wine tasting with light lunch and lake pedalo

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Have the opportunity to visit the only fresh water natural lake in the island of Crete, where you will relax and have a coffee break in a local taverna. You will admire the beauty of nature by riding a pedalo and for the brave ones by swimming into the lake with the ducks and the turtles. Next is the main destination the winery, where you will have a tour in the courtyard, the botanical garden and then to the production and storage area of the wines, to learn all the secrets of production and bottling. Then you will taste the delicacies of Crete in a light lunch with local wine.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$151.11
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Quad ATV Safari from Georgioupolis,Kalyves,Almyrida

Quad ATV Safari from Georgioupolis,Kalyves,Almyrida

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Discover the Mountains of Crete and experience driving a 450cc ATV quad bike. Feel the fresh air on your face as you cross shallow rivers and explore hidden hills and small gorges that are only known to the local shepherds. You will be enchanted by the changing landscape of Crete and you will definitely have fun driving on the dirt roads. You will be accompanied by an experienced guide who will introduce you to wonderful Cretan landscapes and will entertain you with fascinating local tales and Cretan culture. This perfect holiday will give both you and your family a treasure chest of memories to share and look back on! Don’t hesitate - make your reservation now! Notification: Each Quad is for 2 people, if you want uniques Quads, please make different bookings for each person.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$79.80
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Chania Exploration Bike Tour

Chania Exploration Bike Tour

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Chania’s sights and waterfronts stretch either side of its Old Town, so covering them on foot means extended walking. Admire the harbor, town, and beach views more easily on this bike tour. Pedal from west to east of the town, and occasionally delve into the town's lanes to see churches and monuments. Plus hear about the sights' history via an audio guide system and guide, and stop for an ice-cream.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$47.88
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Chania Combo Tour

Chania Combo Tour

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A complete 3-hour Chania Tour. Glide through the narrow alleys of the Old City, to the sandy beach of Nea Chora with the picturesque small port, cruise along the Venetian harbor to the east towards Kum Kapi area (Turkish name meaning the Gate of the Sand), until reaching the former aristocratic area of Halepa. Learn about the neighborhood's turbulent and political 19th-century history. From there head back to the old city and into to the Splantzia district- once the Turkish quarter. Along the way listen to your guide as they provide historical information through your audio guide headset
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$104.36
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Private Tour to Palace of Knossos & Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, Crete

Private Tour to Palace of Knossos & Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, Crete

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$221.00
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US$221.00
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Crete Gourmet Trail of Rethymnon Including Food and Beverage Tastings

Crete Gourmet Trail of Rethymnon Including Food and Beverage Tastings

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$164.52
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Agia Triada and Gouverneto Monasteries, Venizelos Graves Private Tour

Agia Triada and Gouverneto Monasteries, Venizelos Graves Private Tour

Agia Triada and Gouverneto Monasteries are located in the Akrotiri area, 15km North of Chania, with only 4km distance between them. We will marvel the magnificent architecture and structure that once hosted a large monastic community and their beautiful churches with the marvelous artifacts and woodcrafts. We will explore their rich history through the ages from the time they were founded in the 16th-17th century and how they always played a major role around the area of Chania, being active in the local revolutions against the Ottoman Turks and the existence of one of the best Clerical Schools in Eastern Christianity. Then we will visit the beautiful park of Venizelos Tombs where you can admire the amazing panoramic view of the town of Chania. An additional option is to walk the path towards the deserted Monastery of Katholiko founded in the 18th century and view the old sketes consisted of chapels and caves which were the hermitages for the monks since the 4th century.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$245.55
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Uncharted Escapes: Rib Safari to Rodopou Peninsula and Menies Beach Half Day

Uncharted Escapes: Rib Safari to Rodopou Peninsula and Menies Beach Half Day

Enjoy a fabulous day aboard. The surrounding area is suitable for a day boat adventure and nothing reminds one of being in touristic Crete. You feel as if you are on a desert island where nobody can disturb your peace and quiet. Anc. Diktynna’s “private’’ beach and the other secret bays are lovely secluded beaches with pebbles and deep crystal blue waters. They are not affected by the usual winds blowing in the area and are ideal for isolation as they are located far away from urban centers and can only be reached by boat. Take your family and friends on a private Skippered Rib charter to visit the secluded bays, Menies and the area around Rodopou peninsula. Let our skipper create a special half day (4 hours) speedboat tour for you, your family and friends. Using our Rib charter service, you will enjoy a hassle-free day (no fighting for moorings) and the benefits of local knowledge from fully qualified skippers who 'work' for Uncharted Escapes every day.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$638.43
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Cooking in Ancient Greece

Cooking in Ancient Greece

Learn to cook like the ancient Greeks with this fun and enriching half-day lesson. Spend the afternoon in a 300-year-old olive grove outside Chania with an archaeologist, food historian, and award-winning cookbook author. After a tutorial on the food culture of Classical Greece, use forgotten spices and herbs to prepare ancient recipes like thrymatis—an unusual cake with a roasted bird inside—and enjoy the delicious food you’ve prepared.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$121.55
Price varies by group size
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Explore Knossos and Free Time in Heraklion City - Crete

Explore Knossos and Free Time in Heraklion City - Crete

Our first stop will be the world-famous Minoan Palace at Knossos (Entrance not included), the home of the legendary King Minos who gave his name to Europe’s oldest civilization.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$121.65
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US$121.65

West Crete nature and landscape tour with lunch

West Crete nature and landscape tour with lunch

This unique tour combines exploring the most spectacular gorge close to Chania, followed by lunch in perhaps one of the best bio restaurants and farm in Crete. We will drive through spectacular natural scenery, inside Therisso gorge leading to the foot of the White Mountains, where the restaurant is located. It’s not only a nature experience through the gorge but also a cultural one as we will visit a small Byzantine church and the lunch at the end is an experience by itself. On the way back we drive by the side of mountain over Chania with panoramic view of Chania and Souda port. All food in the small family restaurant is handmade and cooked in wood oven, from bread to the local Cretan and Greek recipes. You will taste a range of Cretan dishes in small plates, with home-made organic wine. We will not leave the restaurant until you are full! For those who wish we can make a small tour on the farm before or after lunch.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$365.18
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Food, wine and traditional products walking tour by Local Insiders’

Food, wine and traditional products walking tour by Local Insiders’

Insiders, as locals, always know very well their land. On this island, the most important is knowing where to find the best local producers, gift shops and arts. This tour is offered in a very detailed way, from people that know how to treat you and delight you.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$84.72
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US$84.72

Food Odyssey, A Historical Culinary Tour of Chania

Food Odyssey, A Historical Culinary Tour of Chania

Eat to your heart - and stomach’s - content on a 4-hour culinary tour of Chania. Follow your private guide as they lead you to local eateries and shops where you’ll sample 15 different dishes.  Learn about the influence that the Arabs, Ottomans, and more had on Greek food on an intimate walking tour. In between bites, you’ll hear about local food culture and politics.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$121.55
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