You are spoiled for choice with tours in Crete, the perfect way to explore and discover some of the real hidden gems in this most beautiful, and largest of the Greek islands.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM CRETE
Discover the many foreign occupations that have shaped both Rethymno and Crete over the years on this 2-hour small-group walking tour. You’ll learn how foreigners have shaped the island’s culture, language, and architecture, and visit sites from the Venetian Fortezza to the stunning harbour.
SECRETS OF CRETE AND HIKING THE GORGE
After driving through the olive groves in a 4X4 Land Rover, you will reach a gorge for a 3 mile (5km) hiking walk. Take in the amazing views and nature while hiking with your guide on a donkey trail. In the gorge, see the stunning rock formations, smooth rock walls that have been eroded through the years.
EXCURSION TO SOUTH CRETE: GORTYS, FESTOS, MATALA
Discover the beautiful South Crete. Wonderful landscapes, archaeological sites and popular sandy beaches await you. Festos, Gortys, Matala are some of our top destinations.
SANTORINI ISLAND DAY TRIP: FROM CRETE
Cruise to the world-famous Santorini Island, one of the most picturesque islands in the Mediterranean. Visit Oia and Fira and walk along the breathtaking cliffs of the Santorini caldera. Enjoy a guided tour of the island as well as some free time to explore the island at your leisure.
NATURAL TREASURES OF CRETE SMALL GROUP TOUR WITH FOOD AND WINE TASTING
From pure olive oil to organic wines, locally produced cheese to a unique smoked apaki, this tour will let you taste all the treasures of Crete! We head to a training centre dedicated to sustainability by supporting small family businesses. Taste some treats, learn about local flora, and pick up a few tips for making your everyday life more environmentally friendly.
THE BEST OF FAR WEST CRETE FULL DAY SMALL GROUP TOUR WITH FOOD TASTING: FROM CHANIA
Head to Sfakia on the far west side of the island, where towering mountains, deep gorges, tales of adventure, and local cuisine await. You’ll get it all on this full-day Crete tour that combines everything you could want from a great Greek day: hiking, cooking, wine-tasting, cheese-sampling, storytelling and more, to make up one epic, authentic adventure!
CRETE BOHEMIAN SUNSET SMALL GROUP TOUR WITH WINE TASTING AND DINNER
If wine is your thing, you’ll be glad to know there’s plenty of it in Chania! As well as good food, strong spirits, and mythical tales hidden down back alleyways. Check it all out and more after sunset on this tour that visits spots only locals know.
PRIVATE TOUR: TASTE OF CRETE WITH TRIKKE RIDE
Smell, see, touch, and taste the unique Cretan delicacies while riding an electric Trikke on this 2.5-hour tour. A private guide will accompany you to a local knife shop and on a wine tasting, where you will taste delicious wines and appetisers. Finish the day with a historical tour of the Folklore museum of Chanie.
IMBROS GORGE HIKING DAY TRIP WITH TRADITIONAL CRETAN SNACK
Escape into the Cretan countryside with a walk through Imbros Gorge, a cool, rocky ravine, and an easy walk.
Stroll for about 5 miles (8 km) through the captivating gorge with an expert local guide, passing mountain villages and the impressive White Mountains. Visit one of the villages and then drive to Frangokastello, an old Venetian castle, where your guide relates its history. Finally, cool off with a refreshing dip in the Libyan Sea. Includes hotel transfers.
PRIVATE TOUR TO SPINALONGA ISLAND
Over the years the small, picturesque island of Spinalonga has been occupied by Arabs and Italians, Turks and Cretans. Now you can occupy it for a few hours on this private half-day tour. Take a 20-minute cruise from Crete to the island and explore the Venetian fortress. Enjoy a barbecue on the boat, and go swimming at the nearby island of Kolokytha. On the way, visit the village of Aghios Nicolaos. Return transport included.
LAND ROVER 4X4 EXCURSION: HERBS, OLIVES AND WATERFALL ADVENTURE TOUR
Discover some wonderful hidden places. Visit a waterfall, a herb farm and one of the oldest olive trees in the world. On this tour we will visit a gorge and a hidden waterfall on the east side of the island. Our tour leads you along the coastline with its spectacular views. Great olive trees and wildlife are to be seen everywhere.
We start our walk near the coast, and about a half hour later we walk through a jungle type of landscape to the waterfall. See crystal clear cold water descending from an 18 metre high rock formation in a small lake where we can have a deserved refreshing bath. Lunch will be served at a location near the beach. Returning to civilisation we visit a herb farm where you will be introduced to the herb flora of the island. This amazing back-to-nature tour will lead you through several different types of terrain, offering a display of wild herbs, olive groves, elusive wildlife and the pretty photogenic jungle at the waterfalls.
MAGIC SAILING DAY IN THE MIRABELLO BAY
Spend an unforgettable day at sea aboard a classic wooden sailboat, and live the adventure of sailing on the beautiful Mediterranean waters. Bask in the sun and fresh sea air as the gentle breeze touches your face, visit pristine remote beaches, and admire the Cretan coast.
EXPLORE THE NATURE OF CRETE
Explore the Nature of the beautiful island of Crete, including the areas of Rethimno, Imbros, Gorge, Chora Sfakioln, Agia Roumelli, Samaria Gorge and Chora Sfakion.
CRETE TRADITIONAL COOKING CLASS IN VATOS VILLAGE
Learn the art of Cretan cooking and experience our traditional way of life, in our house at a village based in the heart of Crete.
CLASSIC AND AUTHENTIC DAY TOUR OF CRETE
Take this authentic tour of Crete, including Gortina, Phaistos, and the traditional Cretan villages of Spili, Vatos and Lampini.
2-DAY SANTORINI DAY TRIP: FROM CRETE
Explore one of Greece’s most popular islands on this 2-day trip from Crete. You’ll have a balance of free time and guided tours on this exciting trip that leads you to the best spots on the island. Enjoy a catamaran ride from Crete to Santorini and spend the rest of your first day getting acquainted with some of the main draws, the towns Oia, Kamari and Fira. You’ll be free to enjoy the evening in Santorini on your own.
On the second day you’ll have some free time on your own to explore wherever you like, and then we’ll be off to visit a volcano and hot springs, before heading back to Crete in the evening.
CRETE ACQUA PLUS WATER PARK ENTRANCE TICKET WITH TRANSPORT
Get wet and wild at the Acqua Plus Water Park in Crete.
With round-trip transport between your hotel and Acqua Plus, enjoy a fun-filled day at the water park. Set within a luscious garden complete with exotic flowers and lofty palm trees, soak up the sun and scenic sights as you choose from more than 50 slides, games and facilities. Whether you float on the lazy river, relax while your kids splash around, or thrill on high-speed slides, there’s something for everyone.
CRETE MAINLAND 4X4 SELF-DRIVE SAFARI WITH LUNCH IN KASTELLI
Uncover Crete’s beautiful mainland on this full-day 4X4 safari, led by two expert guides.
Get behind the wheel of a 4-seater all-terrain vehicle, and set off in a convoy through the verdant Cretan countryside. Pass by picturesque villages and endless vineyards, pausing every now and then to take photos and learn about the island. Soak up the mountain views at the idyllic village of Gonies, then get tucked into a tasty lunch in Kastelli. We end our tour with an exhilarating off-road ride to Gournes Beach on the north coast of the island.
CRETE WHITE MOUNTAINS SAFARI WITH WINE TASTING AND LUNCH
Uncover Crete’s incredible landscapes and rich wine making heritage on this full-day safari around the White Mountains. With a friendly driver-guide at the wheel, hop inside an all-terrain vehicle and set off along dusty roads and dirt tracks. Learn about Cretan life and the island’s agriculture as you zoom past picturesque villages and olive fields.
You can sample six different wines at a local winery, then we will head off-road for a thrilling ride up the mountains to visit a shepherd’s hut. End your tour with a tantalising 3-course lunch in Therissos or Fes.
CRETE COASTLINE SIGHTSEEING CRUISE INCLUDING MARATHI BEACH
Soak up the sun and the sights on this full-day cruise of Crete’s gorgeous coastline. Relax on deck as we slip away from the port and out onto the open waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Anchor off Almyrida Beach for a cooling dip and to take in stunning views of Lefka Ori mountain range. Then, pull on a snorkel mask and explore the caves in the Drepano Cape.
End your cruise with free time at Marathi Beach to swim, relax, or enjoy some delicious Greek cuisine.
CRETE 4X4 SAFARI INCLUDING PREVELI PALM BEACH AND KOURTALIOTIKO GORGE
See more than just Crete’s beautiful beaches on this fun-packed, full-day 4X4 safari. Climb inside a 4-seater all-terrain vehicle, and drive in a convoy through the Cretan countryside, passing idyllic villages and luscious vineyards. Make a stop at the postcard-perfect village of Spili and enjoy some free time to explore the main square and pretty neighbourhoods.
After that, you can savour a delicious lunch at a local tavern before relaxing on the yellow sands of Preveli Palm Beach. Finally, you’ll end your tour with a thrilling off-road ride along the Kourtaliotiko Gorge.
KOUFONISSI, THE HIDDEN ISLAND DAY TRIP: FROM CRETE
An unforgettable day on the Libyan Sea! go on a visit to a deserted island, which also has 36 fantastic beaches of fine golden sand and crystal clear, emerald waters, is everyone’s dream. Treat yourself to this dream family vacation spot.
BARBAROSSA CRUISE FROM RETHYMNO
Sail along the North Coast of Crete, departing from Rethymno in a period Spanish galleon. Explore the entrances to hidden pirate caves along the North Coast.
CRETE JEEP SAFARI
Enjoy a driving experience to off-the-beaten-track places, experience the spectacular views and the excitement of travelling off-road. Stop for swimming and lunch (included) at famous Preveli palm beach. This jeep safari is ideal for all age groups and it is a superb way of getting to know Crete.
CRETE ISLAND DAY TRIP: CHRISSI OR GRAMVOUSA
Kick back and relax on a tiny sun-kissed island on this full-day trip from Crete! Starting from one of two locations, west Crete or east Crete, you’ll visit either Gramvousa or Chrissi, two of the gorgeous little islands that hug Crete’s shoreline. After a 1-hour boat cruise, spend time at leisure soaking up laid-back island life, perhaps swimming or sunbathing on the gloriously secluded beaches. Life doesn’t get much better than this.
Trips departing from west Crete also include a guided tour of Imeri Gramvousa, an island fortress ruin.