Recent Searches
Clear

Top Crete Half-day Tours

Saved to wishlist!
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Crete. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials
Select Dates
Dates
Private Sightseeing Tours
Day Trips
Sightseeing Tours
Full-day Tours
Shore Excursions
Cruises & Sailing
Cultural Tours
Bus Tours
Ports of Call Tours
Sightseeing Cruises
Historical Tours

91 results | All Crete Tours

Sort by:Featured

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

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

star-5
61
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.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$70.45
From
$70.45
Taking safety measures

Snorkeling and Boat Tour in Crete

Snorkeling and Boat Tour in Crete

star-5
51
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
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$75.14
From
$75.14
Taking safety measures

Half Day 50 Km Quad Safari Rethymno Crosscountry Experience

Half Day 50 Km Quad Safari Rethymno Crosscountry Experience

star-5
18
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.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$79.36
per group
From
$79.36
per group
Taking safety measures

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

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

star-4.5
32
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.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$48.84
From
$48.84
Taking safety measures

Explore Chania's Old Town through the eyes of a local

Explore Chania's Old Town through the eyes of a local

star-5
5
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.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$79.36
Price varies by group size
From
$79.36
Price varies by group size

Full-day Apokoronas Culture, Cuisine and Wine Tour from Chania

Full-day Apokoronas Culture, Cuisine and Wine Tour from Chania

star-5
9
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.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$102.56
From
$102.56
Taking safety measures

WWII – The Battle of Crete Day Tour

WWII – The Battle of Crete Day Tour

star-4.5
19
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.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$90.35
From
$90.35
Taking safety measures

Heraklion for Foodies Tour: Private Culinary Experience

Heraklion for Foodies Tour: Private Culinary Experience

star-5
6
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.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$329.65
per group
From
$329.65
per group
Taking safety measures

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

star-5
1
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.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$150.27
From
$150.27

Quad ATV Safari from Georgioupolis,Kalyves,Almyrida

Quad ATV Safari from Georgioupolis,Kalyves,Almyrida

star-5
49
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.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$79.36
From
$79.36
Taking safety measures

Chania Old Town Private Tour

Chania Old Town Private Tour

star-5
2
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.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$402.91
per group
From
$402.91
per group
Taking safety measures

Olive You Berry Much- Olive Oil and Wine Tour, Half Day Small Group

Olive You Berry Much- Olive Oil and Wine Tour, Half Day Small Group

star-5
10
We are wine people doing tours, not tour people doing wine. Learn all about olive oil and wine production on this half day small group tour. Tour an olive oil mill and learn the quality levels of olive oil. Next travel to a rustic family owned winery to learn how wine is made. Explore the barrel room and see where sparkling wine is made. Enjoy a guided wine tasting on the outdoor patio. Your guide will demonstrate how to properly taste wine to enhance your wine tasting experience.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$100.19
From
$100.19
Taking safety measures

Chania Combo Tour

Chania Combo Tour

star-5
6
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
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$103.78
From
$103.78
Taking safety measures

Private Heraklion Wine Country Tour

Private Heraklion Wine Country Tour

star-5
10
The region of Heraklion is the largest wine region of Crete where the majority of wineries are situated. On this private and exclusive tour, dive into the world of Crete’s indigenous grapes, explore some of the region’s most beautiful scenery and vineyards, lightly trek to ancient wine presses, hidden Byzantine churches and taste some of the best wines that Crete has to offer. Explore two authentic Cretan wineries, their vineyards and cellars while learning their stories. Finally, indulge in a full wine and Cretan lunch pairing at a winery, one of the healthiest cuisines of the Mediterranean. The itineraries in Heraklion wine zone are designed exclusively based on your wine profile and set for you personally prior to the tour. Please don't hesitate to send us a request with your wine profile, and we can customise the wines to your taste.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$231.67
Price varies by group size
From
$231.67
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Chania Exploration Bike Tour

Chania Exploration Bike Tour

star-5
2
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.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$47.62
From
$47.62
Taking safety measures

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

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

star-4
3
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.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$219.77
Price varies by group size
From
$219.77
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Knossos Palace & Heraklion Archaeology Museum - Luxury Small Group Shared

Knossos Palace & Heraklion Archaeology Museum - Luxury Small Group Shared

star-5
2
You start our day visiting the most important archaeological site on Crete and the second most visited archaeological site of the country, the Minoan palace of Knossos, the mythical Labyrinth of Homer. Concentrating on the prehistoric era of the island, revealing its unique historic course and penetrating into its ancient prehistoric cult, arts and ritual practices, you will be visiting an amazing area of 22,000sq meters. Your journey into prehistoric times is being completed with visiting the biggest prehistoric collection of artifacts in Greece, the archaeological museum of Heraklion, where you can see at close range all treasures from all Minoan palaces and other Minoan areas excavated on Crete. This tour can be delivered with a minimum number of 10 guests.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$230.06
Price varies by group size
From
$230.06
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Half-Day Wine Tasting Tour in Lyrarakis Winery from Crete

Private Half-Day Wine Tasting Tour in Lyrarakis Winery from Crete

star-5
2
This is a fully private excursion from the beginning to the end. Our private Chauffeur and Certified Sommelier- Guide will be your new friends from the beginning of the day, that will take you to spots that you don't know. Our Philosophy and Goal is to offer every visitor a Genuine Experience by activating all five senses and trigger beautiful emotions. We will share with you all the secrets of the Cretan land, Gastronomy, Wine, History and Culture. Once we arrive at the winery you will get the chance to get to know the story of the winery. Then, our Certified Sommelier - Guide will take on and offer an exquisite Wine Tasting and Food and Wine Pairing of Authentic Local Cuisine based on the season and location. Whenever you feel ready we will drop you off at your hotel or accommodation or at the airport if requested.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$195.35
From
$195.35
Taking safety measures

Private Wine Pairing for Brunch

Private Wine Pairing for Brunch

star-5
2
Escape on the most intimate and exclusive of Cretan brunch journey's with your beloved one or a group of friends. At the winery, you'll explore a vineyard, cellar and other production facilities before you dive into a homemade Cretan brunch. The setup is designed to please the eyes! On the menu are fresh eggs form the hencoop, local cheese, fresh tomatoes and cucumbers from the garden, an aunty’s pie, sheep’s yoghurt and honey from The Psiloritis mountains. Cold cuts from a small producer and homemade rusks. Your brunch will be served in hand-made natural ceramic plates and dishes for an elevated experience. This unique pairing of wine for brunch is handcrafted to hearty, healthy and delicious perfection. All pots and plates are handmade with care by a local ceramist from natural clay. Depending on the winery and your location, we will include a short cultural stop to a pottery village, gorge or traditional kafenio (Cretan Café).
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$313.07
Price varies by group size
From
$313.07
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Uncharted Escapes: Chania Sunset Safari Tour

Uncharted Escapes: Chania Sunset Safari Tour

This Semi private Land Rover tour with professional driver/guide folows Off road routes in unspoiled Nature and traditional villages. Admire Stunning panorama view over Chania during the sunset. Wine tasting and traditional Cretan specialties are included.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$87.91
From
$87.91
Taking safety measures

Become a Cretan for one night!

Become a Cretan for one night!

Come with us to the traditional village of Karouzana for a different night, under a majestic summer sky, a night full of music, dance and beautiful scents. Reaching the ancient village, we have the chance to take a walk through this magnificent place. Feel dizzy by the smell of the jasmine. Be surprised by the locals’ hospitality and treats and admire the traditional color of the area, which seems to have remained unspoiled by time. We are going to enjoy the traditional feast and: Taste the delicious dishes with the cheese, the honey, the rusk, the olive oil, the meat and all the other products of the Cretan soil, Get treated with the wine and the raki of the area, Listen to the sound of the Cretan “lyra”, Take delight in looking at the dancers, dressed in their traditional costumes, performing Cretan and Greek folk dances. At the end of the night we can also join the dancers, who will teach us the basic steps so that we can also dance like modern Zorbas.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$48.84
From
$48.84
Taking safety measures

Gastronomy Diaries in Heraklion

Special Offer

Gastronomy Diaries in Heraklion

On this excursion in Crete, you will enjoy an exciting mixture of History, Culture, Arts, Sightseeing and of course some remarkable Olive Oil, Authentic Cretan Cuisine and Cretan Wine. These fully customized excursions are perfect for groups of two or parties of almost any size who are looking for a more intimate specialized tour of our suggested wineries and secret spots that are located in the middle of nowhere. Our passionate Wine Experts – Certified Sommeliers and our Chauffer are devoted to provide private experiences that are unique to each participant and expose you to the significant regions of our island. This journey is a chance to indulge yourselves by exploring the undiscovered essence of Crete.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$224.65
$280.81
$56.16 savings
From
$224.65
$280.81
$56.16 savings
Taking safety measures

Battle of Crete Tour WW2 Half Day Tour

Battle of Crete Tour WW2 Half Day Tour

Explore the battlefields and memorials where the first airborne-only attack in history took place. The Battle of Crete is unique because it's the first attack in history prepared and performed exclusively by airborne units! It was a man to man battle where belligerents had little support from their far-flung bases. In this tour we will give a detailed account of the battle of Crete regarding equipment, units, strengths and weaknesses, defense and attack positions, the course of battle and various stories! We can focus on specific units, nationalities or any interest you might have if we know in advance. We will visit the main battle locations in western Crete at Maleme and Galatas, two Cemeteries and a couple of Memorials.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$415.11
per group
From
$415.11
per group
Taking safety measures

West Crete Nature and Landscape Tour with Lunch Half Day Tour

West Crete Nature and Landscape Tour with Lunch Half Day Tour

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.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$366.28
per group
From
$366.28
per group
Taking safety measures

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions

Day Trips from Crete