Tours & activities in Crete
Zeus Cave - traditional villages- old wind mills up to eight people.
This is my favorite tour in Crete because you get to see the real Crete, the monasteries, the old villages, Zeus Cave where the king of all the Greek gods was born. His mother gave birth there to hide from his father Kronos. We will see the old traditional windmills and the amazing views from an altitude of around 1000 m above sea level . Then it's off to Lasithi plateau, the biggest one in Crete . Driving through the old villages on the Lasithi plateau you feel that you are traveling back in time, like time stopped long ago.
Price from 80,00 EUR
From Heraklion: Chania, Lake Kournas and Rethymno Tour
Explore the north-west coast of Crete on a 5-hour coach tour from the Heraklion area. Get panoramic views of the sea, and visit the cities of Chania and Rethymno. Look for rare species of wildlife in the protected wetlands of Lake Kournas and more.
Price from 54,00 EUR
Best of Crete (3-days Tour package)
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. Explore Crete, with all your senses!
Price from 350,00 EUR
Full-Day Jeep Safari to a Traditional Mitato Shepherd's Hut
In a small group of up to 6 guests, experience the life of Cretan shepherds on Lefka Ori Mountain. Stop for views of the spectacular Venizelos Gorge and the village of Therisso.
Price from 95,00 EUR
Taste of Crete: Heraklion Gourmet Food Walking Tour
Taste of Crete, Gourmet Food Walking Tour, involving high-quality ingredients and skilled preparation.Getting to know Heraklion Crete’s cuisine alone is difficult, unless you’re already familiar with the city and its gastronomy. With this private tour, a guide shows you around top food spots for an introduction to local gourmet delicacies. We provide transfer (optional) from/to your Hotel (from Heraklion district ONLY) or from Heraklion port.
Price from 125,00 EUR
From Chania: Agia Irini Gorge
Agia Irini gorge is located in southwest of Crete near the village of Sougia. People who don’t want to walk the Samaria Gorge usually chose this one as it is only 7.5 km long (3 hours walk) and really easy.
Price from 29,00 EUR
Samaria Gorge Trek: Full-Day Excursion from Rethymno
Enjoy a challenging trek through one of the longest and most famous gorges in Europe. On this excursion from Rethymno you’ll marvel at natural wonders throughout the day, from the White Mountains to thousand-year-old forests and more.Your escort will be there to explain all the necessary information about your hike and provide you the tickets for the entrance and ferry boat. Entrance fee : 5€ (children up to the age of 15 years old are free of charge). Ferry fee : 11€ ( Sougia ferry). These fees have to be paid to the guide upon arrival.After your breakfast you enter the Samaria Gorge. At the end of the trek you’ll visit the village of Agia Roumeli, where you’ll find a number of taverns, bars and shops. Enjoy some free time to take a swim or have some lunch.Late in the afternoon you’ll board a boat that will take you from Agia Roumeli to Sfakia, where the bus will be waiting to transfer you back to the starting point.
Price from 28,00 EUR
Chania: 3-Hour Boat Trip with Guided Snorkeling
Snorkel with the marine life of the Aegean Sea on a 3-hour guided boat trip from Chania. Swim in the crystal blue waters off the coast of Almyrida and discover stunning marine life.
Price from 69,00 EUR
Full-Day Knossos And Heraklion Tour From Rethymno
Take a 1-day bus excursion from Rethymno to Knossos, and visit the Palace of Knossos, the Archaeological Museum, the city of Heraklion and more!After we pick you up from your hotel at our pick up points our escort will fill you in with imformation about our trip.Upon arrival at the Palace of Knossos our professional archaeologists-guide will guide you for 2 hours .Entrance fee for Knossos Palace and Archeological museum : 16€ (children up to 12 years pay 8 euros). To be paid upon arrival.After our tour in Knossos we drive you to the city center of Heraklion where you have time to visit either the archaeological museum of Heraklion or have lunch and admire the capital of Crete. You have approximately 2 hours free time.While returning we will make a 20 minute stop for a refreshment and then we will be back at Rethymno about 18:30 p.m
Price from 20,00 EUR
From Rethymno: Day Trip to South End of Samaria Gorge
Experience the dramatic landscapes of Samariá Gorge and journey to Agia Roumeli by boat. Hike among the rich flora and fauna of Europe's longest gorge, looking for wildlife like the "kri-kri" goat along the way. Swim in the clear waters and more.
Price from 30,00 EUR
Gramvousa Island and Balos Bay Full-Day Tour from Rethymno
Discover the westernmost tip of Crete on a scenic bus and boat trip to Gramvousa Island and Balos Bay. Dip your toes in the soft white sand of some of the most beautiful beaches you ever have seen!Upon arrival, climb aboard a boat and cross to Balos Bay at the northernmost tip of the peninsula. Relax on the 1-hour boat trip, and get 2.5 hours at Balos Bay to enjoy the soft white sands and unique blue and green waters of the lagoon.
Price from 14,00 EUR
Georgioupolis: Bus Transfer to Kissamos Port/Balos Cruise
Enjoy bus transportation from your hotel in Georgioupolis, Kavros, or Dramia to Kissamos port, where you can board the cruise to Balos Lagoon and Gramvousa island.
Price from 15,00 EUR
Agios Nikolaos and Spinalonga Island Tour from Rethymno
Discover the seaside village of Elounda and walk amongst history on the island of Spinalonga.From there, take the bus to the seaside village of Elounda. Board a boat and travel to Spinalonga or Kalydon. While there walk the winding alleys and see the traces of the islands' Venetian and Turkish history. Pass rustic houses and the ancient Venetian fortress, then learn about Spinalonga's past as the last leper colony in Europe.
Price from 28,00 EUR
Scuba Diving Activity in Falassarna
Try scuba diving in Crete - start in the Falassarna area and explore Kissamos. Follow your dive instructor on a unique underwater experience. Breathe under the surface of the sea and discover a unique environment.
Price from 50,00 EUR
Heraklion City Break 3 - 4 days
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.
Price from 257,00 EUR
Crete: Elafonisi Island Day Trip by Coach
Discover the paradise island of Elafonisi on a 12-hour tour from Crete. Venture into the foothills of the wild White Mountains, and visit a dream beach in the extreme southwest of Crete. Swim in crystal clear waters, and enjoy panoramic views.
Price from 55,00 EUR
Walking gorges and historic villages and experiencing Cretan Organic Gastronomy
The Cretan landscape and nature offers numerous naturalistic excursions.Many visitors choose the famous Cretan Gorges that are both beautiful and accessible to different levels of difficulty.But Leading Guests have chosen for you something unique and special, a trip that combines more elements than a simple ramble.We suggest that you join us in visiting a traditional village, explore an old abandoned settlement with watermills wedged in the unique Milli gorge and experience Cretan Gastronomy in an organic vegetable garden.Ideal for…Nature-lovers and Foodies wanting to get a real feel of Crete’s nature and culinary culture. Small groups ensuring you'll get personalized attention from the guide and get to know your fellow travelers.
Price from 50,00 EUR
From Chania: White Mountains Land Rover Safari
Take a break from the beach resorts and get back to nature on a guided tour of the White Mountains of Crete by Land Rover. See traditional villages, learn the history of the Island, and discover what it is like to live as a shepherd.
Price from 72,00 EUR
DAILY CRUISE TO CHRISSI ISLAND
Departure from the port of Ierapetra and take a 1-hour boat cruise to the golden beaches and the sand dunes on Chrissi Island. Duration of trip 6 hours. • Explore the golden sand dunes and the beautiful beaches, swim and snorkel in the crystal clear waters • Learn about the flora and fauna of the southernmost natural park of Europe and walk in its cedar forest
Price from 99,00 EUR
Chania City Highlights Trikke Tour
This is the perfect choice for the travelers who want to have a complete view of Chania's Old Town and Venetian Harbor. Discover the magnificent monuments of Chania riding an electric Trikke.
Price from 57,00 EUR
Gramvousa Balos tour from Herakleion area
Gramvousa, Balos tour OverviewDriving to the west of the island, we make our first stop in the beautiful city of Rethimnon, where we have some time for our coffee of breakfast. Moving on, we drive past the city of Chania and after a while, we arrive at the port of Kissamos, where we set out for our trip.During our boat trip, we have the chance to admire a vast cave – most likely an ancient shipyard, sea turtles or monk seals and of course, the dolphins of the area. We also witness an impressive geological phenomenon: the simultaneous lifting and sinking of the two sides of the island, where its western side rises up to 6-9 meters above the sea level.
Price from 40,00 EUR
Minoan's World 9D movie & 3D photo tour
Europe’s oldest civilization meets Europe's newest 3D museum and a 9D Cinema, combining education with entertainment. The epic movie has a historical and mythological prospective.
Price from 12,00 EUR
ONE DAY TO MYSTERIOUS SPINALOGA WITH BBQ
Spinalonga & Agios Nikolaos is a trip not only to other places, but also a trip back in time, since it carries the sensation and the feel of another era.The route along the northern coast of the island takes us to the small fishing village of Elounda
Price from 47,00 EUR
Chania: Authentic Olive Oil Experience with Cooking Class
Learn how to be creative with delicious, healthy and authentic Cretan dishes in the heart of the countryside. Experience a unique hands-on cooking class, receive tips and techniques to perfect your skills, and learn about olive oil on a factory tour.
Price from 98,00 EUR
CHRISSI ISLAND TOUR
Chrissi Island Tour OverviewOur adventure starts in the beautiful city of Ierapetra, our first stop, which is located on the southern coast of the island.From here, a short boat trip takes us to the secluded island of Chrissi. During the journey, we are often accompanied by yellow-legged gulls and dolphins that enjoy the magic of the Libyan Sea, until we finally drop anchor to the “Island”, as the locals are used to calling it.Chrissi is a secluded, isolated, almost tropical island on the most southern end of Crete. The peacefulness of this unique ecosystem are bound to steal your heart and make you daydream.
Price from 40,00 EUR