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Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch
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Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch

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Discover ancient Minoan history, Cretan farming culture, and magnificent island views on this full-day off-roading adventure from Heraklion. Travel in a rugged Land Rover along historic mountain trails, stopping along the way to visit the mythological Diction Cave, shepherds’ villages, the scenic Lassithi Plateau, and an eco park where traditional ways of life are still practiced. Replenish your energy with an included lunch and taste of ‘raki’ liqueur at a local tavern.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.60
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$88.60
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Full-Day West Crete Tour from Heraklion

Full-Day West Crete Tour from Heraklion

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Although Heraklion is the perfect base to see Crete’s cultural and architectural heritage, it’s not the only part of Crete that is worthy of a visit. On this full-day tour, discover two of the prettiest cities in Western Crete, Chania and Rethymno. Learn all about the diversity of Heraklion’s heritage, including its Venetian, Ottoman, Byzantine and ancient Greek influences.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.06
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$72.06

Boat Trip with Guided Snorkeling Tour & SUP in Chania

Boat Trip with Guided Snorkeling Tour & SUP in Chania

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Immerse yourself in the Aegean Sea with this 3-hour guided snorkeling trip from Chania. All equipment is provided. Swim in the crystal blue waters in Almyrida Chania and explore reefs, caves and see the Elephant Cave of Crete.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.60
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$88.60

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.

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Spend a full day exploring Crete with a local guide. Visit Psychro Cave, the birthplace of Zeus, and a platanus tree that is according to local legend, the oldest tree on the island. You’ll also tour the villages of Mochos and Krasi and enjoy a traditional Cretan lunch in a local restaurant.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.98
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$102.98

The Real Cretan Cooking Experience

The Real Cretan Cooking Experience

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Visit the family mountain home of a local Cretan for a completely authentic evening of cooking, eating, and cultural exchange. Begin your visit with a walk through the vegetable gardens, where you harvest ingredients to use in your recipes. Learn traditional dishes from your hosts, and hear the stories behind each dish. Enjoy a walk through the mountain paths with views of the Aegean Sea. Sit down to a meal you helped prepare, including local wine and a sweet dessert.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.72
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$95.72

Quad Safari Half Day

Quad Safari Half Day

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Go to hidden-away corners of Crete few travelers get to see with this guided all-terrain vehicle tour. Follow your guide off-road to quiet tracks far from the traffic and crowded resorts. Explore the near-abandoned ghost village of Achlada, where only a few locals still live, and Fodele, the birthplace of El Greco.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$88.60
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$88.60
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Zeus Cave & Lassithi Plateau (Safari Adventure Offroad Excursion)

Zeus Cave & Lassithi Plateau (Safari Adventure Offroad Excursion)

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Explore the rugged and wild side of Crete on the off-road adventure tour. Travel comfortably in a Land Rover high up into the Dikti mountain range. By going on an organized tour, you won’t have to worry about getting lost in unmarked rural areas and an experienced driver drives with confidence on the mountain roads. Highlights include reaching Lassithi Plateau and exploring Zeus Cave. When you’ve worked up an appetite, a delicious local Cretan lunch in a taverna is provided.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.13
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$105.13

Elafonisi ( The pink sand beach)

Elafonisi ( The pink sand beach)

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Our bus will pick you up early in the morning! We will drive you directly at Elafonisi beach (4 hours) where you will have the chance to swim! On the way back we will have an 1 hour stop at Elos village for lunch! We will be back around 18:00.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.70
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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
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$72.70
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$72.70

Chania Old Town Private Tour

Chania Old Town Private Tour

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This is a private tour with a 7-seater van for a maximum 6 guests. 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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$389.82
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$389.82
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Luxe boat trip on sailing catamaran, Heraklion, Crete

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Luxe boat trip on sailing catamaran, Heraklion, Crete

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Boat trip to Dia Island. Sailing â›” on catamaran Lagoon 380. Departure from Heraklion port. All inclusive yachting tour: Mediterranean meal with grilled fish, local and import beverages, entertainment (SUP, snorkeling masks and fins, floating flamingo and unicorn, four-meters water carpet, fishing rods). 6 hours of sailing fun. Great option for everyone, even for families with small children.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.61
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Guided Tour to Knossos Palace & Heraklion

Guided Tour to Knossos Palace & Heraklion

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Participate in a guided tour to the Palace of Knossos, the political and ceremonial center of Minoan civilization. The tour continues to the town center of Heraklion, completing in a day the historical path of 4000 years.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.26
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Day Trip to Elafonisi Island From Chania
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Day Trip to Elafonisi Island From Chania

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Escape the hum of bustling Crete and get into nature on this full-day tour of pristine Elafonisi, a small island famed for its beautiful pink sands. Soak up the Grecian sun as you explore this protected wildlife sanctuary, enjoying a walk on the sand, or swim in the clear, azure waters of Elafonisi's paradise-like beach just a stone’s throw from the southwest corner of Crete.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.16
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Stand -Up Paddleboard and Snorkeling Tour in Crete

Stand -Up Paddleboard and Snorkeling Tour in Crete

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Explore the Cretan coastline from a standup paddleboard on this guided tour around beautiful Marathi Bay. After a short instruction and safety lesson, head out into the bay, exploring smaller islets, diving spots, and a small cave system along the way. Stop from time to time to snorkel with the marine life or catch your breath on the beach. This tour is good for all ages and experience levels, a great way to enjoy time with friends and family on the water.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.70
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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
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$212.63
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$212.63
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Samaria Gorge - Semi Private Hiking Day Trip from Chania, with max 8 onboard

Samaria Gorge - Semi Private Hiking Day Trip from Chania, with max 8 onboard

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Walk one of Europe’s longest canyons on this full-day hiking experience through the Samaria Gorge from Chania. With an experienced guide, hike the 10 miles (16 kilometers) through this breathtaking gorge, part of the Samaria national park in Crete’s White Mountains. Walk between towering cliffs, pass abandoned villages and absorb the awe-inspiring natural scenery and tranquility. Keep a steady pace during the 6-hour hike, sometimes over rocky terrain, and finish with time for a swim and lunch at Aghia Roumeli village. Numbers are limited for a more personalized, small-group experience.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.13
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Travel Crete - Visit Knossos palace (Shared Tour)

Travel Crete - Visit Knossos palace (Shared Tour)

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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.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$129.94
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Mythical Escape: Cave of Zeus & Knossos Palace with Lassithi Plateau

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Mythical Escape: Cave of Zeus & Knossos Palace with Lassithi Plateau

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Come with us on a journey along East Crete reveling in the endless luxuries of Lassithi Plateau that is basked in allure forests & fertile land dotted with iconic windmills. From the comfort of a luxury chauffeured vehicle at your disposal, our knowledgeable local insider will ensure you experience the best of the whole itinerary. Discover quaint villages, local lifestyle, storied monuments, Byzantine Monasteries & Cretan art. Tuck into a culinary odyssey & savor genuine tastes loved by our legendary forefathers. It’s our job to hook you up with only the most authentic eateries. Amble in the footsteps of gods to the Cave of Zeus. Plunge into the mythical birthplace & sense the sanctity of this ancient site. When in Knossos Palace, luxuriate in the eternal magnificence of the Minoan ruins & frescoes. Succumb to the personalized service of a top history-archaeology guide & let us stimulate you with eclectic information by ensuring a stress-free pace in all archaeological areas.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$699.55
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$744.20
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Skip the Line: Heraklion Archaeological Museum Entrance Ticket

Skip the Line: Heraklion Archaeological Museum Entrance Ticket

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The Heraklion Archaeological Museum houses the world’s largest collection of Minoan artifacts, making it one of Europe’s greatest and a must-see for history buffs. This skip-the-line entrance ticket is worth prebooking to save you time and hassle in Crete’s capital, and enable you to avoid long ticket-purchase lines. Once inside, you’re free to view the 15,000-plus exhibits from Knossos, Neolithic, and Roman times, as you wish, at your own pace.
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  • 3 hours
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Day Private Sailing Cruises to Balos Lagoon, Gramvousa Island and more.

Day Private Sailing Cruises to Balos Lagoon, Gramvousa Island and more.

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With our sailing boat "Mikros Naftilos" we organise daily cruises to Gramvousa Island, Balos Lagoon and other unique locations. With this private tour you avoid the crowds and you can experiencea sailing boat tour in privacy. Besides a very experienced sailor our skipper is a professional in tourism business (hotel and restaurant owner) This is guarantee for safe trip with excellent service. In the tour we offer lunch with local specialties and unlimited consumption of drinks and beverages.
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  • 8 hours
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$767.83
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Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

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Explore with a guided group, the monastery of Kera Kardiotissa and the Dikteon Cave followed by a visit to Psychro village to meet a potter in action. Enjoy the panoramic views from Seli Ambelou Lasithi Plateau and complete your tour to the Minoan Palace of Knossos where civilization history began 4000 years ago.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.16
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5-hour Crete Pirate Ship Cruise: Visit Dia island with Lunch

5-hour Crete Pirate Ship Cruise: Visit Dia island 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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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.25
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Off-Road Buggy Adventure in Crete

Off-Road Buggy Adventure in Crete

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Explore Crete’s rugged interior on a full-day off-road buggy trip from Hersonissos. Drive or ride a 4-wheeler and travel through picturesque villages and countryside up to the Lasithi Plateau, framed by the Dikti Mountains. Follow black-topped roads and off-road trails, traverse olive groves and mountain slopes, and stop for photos and to visit the Kera Kardiotissa monastery (own expense). Traditional taverna lunch, driving instructions, and port and hotel drop-off in the Hersonissos area included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.38
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Agios Nikolaos Mirabello Bay Full-Day Sailing Trip

Agios Nikolaos Mirabello Bay Full-Day Sailing Trip

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Relax on the waters of Mirabello Bay on this full-day sailing trip from Agios Nikolaos. Settle aboard a classic wooden sailboat and cruise across the scenic bay to Pseira Island. After a swim stop here, drop anchor off remote Agriomantra beach to admire and swim in the cliff-framed bay. Then, enjoy a final swim stop before sailing back to dock. Ideal for families, couples, and anyone keen to enjoy Crete’s coastal waters and scenery.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.22
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