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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.41
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$53.41
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Crete Elounda and Spinalonga Island Cruise Day Trip

Crete Elounda and Spinalonga Island Cruise Day Trip

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Visit Elounda and ride a boat to Spinalonga Island on this day trip.  Travel to Elounda and cruise to Spinalonga in Mirabello Bay, where a Venetian fortress and old village once housed a leper colony. Explore the ruins where lepers were confined, and enjoy a swim and barbecue lunch. After docking back at Elounda, drive to Agios Nikolaos’ to see its harbor and reputedly bottomless lake. Pickup and drop-off from selected hotels included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.15
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$77.15
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Private Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Tour of Heraklion area with Tastings

Private Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Tour of Heraklion area with Tastings

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Discover the culinary delights of Crete on a day tour from Heraklion that includes wine tasting, olive oil tasting, and learning about the island's terroir. Visit a boutique winery and family-owned olive oil producer to sample wine and oil with your group. You'll have lunch at a mezze restaurant and gain insight into a piece of Crete's culture from a guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$178.04
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$178.04
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Private Gastronomy Tour to Central Crete

Private Gastronomy Tour to Central Crete

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Say goodbye to the tourist trail and hello to a world of organic produce when you book this private door-to-door food tour of Crete’s less-visited interior. Your program is customizable, depending on date, but typically includes two winery visits, with tastings, a bakery stop for sweet treats and coffee, and a 3-course taverna lunch. Opt to explore an olive oil factory or cheese and herb shops instead of one winery.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$284.87
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$284.87
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Spinalonga island

Spinalonga island

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A day trip that combines relaxation and history gives you the chance to visit the highlights of the Northeast part of Crete, where the picturesque town of Agios Nikolaos with the magnificent lake can be found. Elounda, a small village on the shore of Mirabello bay with spectacular views, is where the boat begins the cruise heading to Spinalonga island, a small uninhabited island used during the history as a fortress and later on as a leper colony.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.85
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$49.85
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The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion area

The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion area

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Taste the bounty of ancient Cretan vineyards and olive groves on a delicious, full-day wine tour from Heraklion. Travel with an oenophile and chef guide through the island’s fertile heartland, visit a winery for a vineyard tour and tastings of different varietals. Sample some of the Mediterranean's finest olive oil at a family domain, and indulge in a gourmet chef’s lunch at a local restaurant, complete with plenty of wine! Tour size is limited to 8 for a more personalized, small-group experience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$178.04
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$178.04
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Relax in Nature - Chrissi Island day Cruise

Relax in Nature - Chrissi Island day Cruise

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Follow the lead of this excursion on the way to Ierapetra by bus, accompanied by the morning sun. Soon after embarking in the boat, enjoy the trip in the Libyan sea on your way to Chrissi island where you will taste the natural beauty of a unique and protected by “Natura 2000” golden beach.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.04
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$51.04
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.48
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$103.48
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Transfer Airport to HERAKLION CITY OR PORT area up to 6 customers

Transfer Airport to HERAKLION CITY OR PORT area up to 6 customers

Transfer from Herakleion airport to your hotel in HERAKLION CITY OR PORT   area. From 1 to 6 clients , transport is with a mini Van. Transfer is a transportation service which meets and brings you exactly where you asked: our driver meets you at the airport (as close to the Arrivals as possible), at the hotel reception or at the exactly given address, helps you with your luggage and brings you fast- track to your destination. You can pre-order inexpensive taxi transfer to the city center or to the airport, comfortable car transfer for the family with children, Economy minivan for a tourist group or a Luxury transfer. The transfer cost from Heraklion Nikos Kazantzakis Airport is fixed at the time of pre-order and never rises: either when the driver is waiting for the passenger, when the stop is necessary, or because of traffic jams.
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  • 15 minutes
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$47.48
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$47.48
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.02
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$89.02
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PRIVATE Local Life Cooking lessons included Lunch
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PRIVATE Local Life Cooking lessons included Lunch

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Your Eye Travel guide let you discover with a minibus the Cretan way of life. The first stop is at an olive oil factory where we are welcomed by the owner. He guides us through the factory and teach us all about the olive oil process. After the olive oil factory, we continue up the mountains to a small and authentic Cretan mountain village. Your Eye Travel guide gives you a tour through the streets of the real, daily Cretan life. After this, it's time to teach the secrets of a Cretan kitchen with fresh and local ingredients and herbs from his own garden. And we take you on a small tour of the village. The cooking lessons are very important; what you make, you will eat, so be sure not to burn your food! This authentic day will be held at a picturesque restaurant with a spectacular view. You are then free to enjoy your lunch, after which, we head back to your hotel.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$154.30
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$154.30
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Semi Private or Private Wine and Olive Oil tasting tour (Transfer & Lunch Incl.)

Semi Private or Private Wine and Olive Oil tasting tour (Transfer & Lunch Incl.)

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Discover the culinary delights of Crete from Real People. You will be a part of their Real Life and share with them their knowledge on local products and delicacies. Be part of True Crete. Enjoy private tasting of local wines. Enjoy Private Tasting of locally produced olive oil and learn the secrets. Learn how to cook local delicacies from a Mama. Enjoy a homemade lunch at the most unique and beautiful environment Small-group tour limited to eight people Tailor made experience Hotel pickup and drop-off included
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$129.38
Price varies by group size
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$129.38
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Secret Heraklion Walking Tour

Secret Heraklion Walking Tour

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Wandering around a city can be done either like a tourist or like a local. We offer the local version with a deeper info on the history and tradition of this city. Inside info you will not listen on other tours, walking slowly and discussing questions on monuments.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.36
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$24.36

Crete private tour: Knossos Palace, Archaeological museum, and Heraklion Town

Crete private tour: Knossos Palace, Archaeological museum, and Heraklion Town

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Uncover the mysteries of the ancient Minoan civilization on this private, half-day tour of Heraklion highlights. Explore the magnificent Knossos Palace, home to King Minos and legends of the Minotaur, and visit a world-class archaeological museum featuring artifacts dating back to 5000 BC. See the contrast of ancient and modern Crete with some free time in the port town of Heraklion, and enjoy personalized attention from your guide along the way. Entrance fees to Knossos Palace and Archaeological Museum at your expense.
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  • 5 hours
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$462.61
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$462.61
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Private Tour Knossos & Heraklion City

Private Tour Knossos & Heraklion City

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This tour is a unique experience, to visit the most important places in Heraklion City. The tour schedule is flexible regarding the time spent at its attraction. Our driver will pick you up from your Hotel or Port in Heraklion City. The transfer is private and our English-speaking driver will drive you around the sightseeings.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$388.05
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$388.05
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WEST CRETE TOUR up to 4 to 15 customers

WEST CRETE TOUR up to 4 to 15 customers

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Enjoy this 6-hour West Crete Tour at village Fodele, Rethimnon and Arkadi. Discover and learn the ancient history and medieval places.
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  • 6 hours
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$332.34
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$332.34
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Half Day Private Tour to Knossos Palace (Skip the line) & Panoramic City Tour

Half Day Private Tour to Knossos Palace (Skip the line) & Panoramic City Tour

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Hit Heraklion’s highlights in just half a day direct from your accommodation (or cruise ship) when you book this private tour, with skip-the-line tickets to the iconic Palace of Knossos. Your licensed guide will showcase details from lighting to drainage that bring this lost civilization to life. Next, discover the Heraklion Archaeological Museum (own expense) and its Minoan collection; finally, explore Heraklion, including the fortress, cathedral, market and Venetian Walls.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$338.28
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$338.28
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Royalty Dia Island Half Day Trip

Royalty Dia Island Half Day Trip

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Enjoy good sailing, clear tropical waters, warm sun and snorkeling at Dia island. This sailing trip is the perfect way to experience the island from another perspective – the sea.
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  • 5 hours
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$142.43
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$142.43

Knossos Private Full-Day Tour from Heraklion with Pick Up

Knossos Private Full-Day Tour from Heraklion with Pick Up

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At the desired time, an experienced English-speaking professional driver will pick you up from your accommodation in a private vehicle ready to immerse you into the Greek culture and lifestyle. If you are a history lover, get ready to travel back in time on this full-day tour. Knossos Palace is the biggest Minoan Palace of Crete. The archaeological museum is one of the most significant museums in Greece and its collections come mostly from central and eastern Crete and cover a span of 5.500 years. You will also have the chance to visit Koules Fortress that dominates the entrance to the Venetian Harbour of Heraklion. The Venetians called it "Sea Fortress", but today it is known by its Turkish name, Koules. Our drivers are not licensed to accompany you into the sights, but are very knowledgeable of the places visited and will provide all the necessary historical information and their local perspective. At the end of the tour, your driver will drop you off at your accommodation.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.32
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$128.32
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Via Ferrata-Kapetaniana-Crete

Via Ferrata-Kapetaniana-Crete

The only Via Ferrata on Crete, is located at the Asterousia mountain range at Kapetaniana. It is moderately difficult, well protected and with a great view to the Libyan Sea all the way! It is accessible for children aged 8 and up, making it an exciting option for a family active holiday. Suitable for individuals and small groups (up to 6 persons). • Suitable for children aged 8 and up • All the gear needed is provided and we guarantee that everything is in perfect condition. • Participants should be able to hike for 3-4h (moderate hiking) and have no fear of heights. • No previous experience required • No climbing or abseiling experience necessary What to bring • Trekking shoes or regular sport shoes • Sun Screen • Hat – sun glasses Minimum number of participants,4 persons
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  • 5 hours
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$192.28
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$192.28

NORTH CRETE TOUR up to 4 customers

NORTH CRETE TOUR up to 4 customers

Tour at traditional village Skalani and winery at Peza, Knossos, cathedral church of St. Minas and central market of Heraklion.
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  • 6 hours
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$335.90
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$335.90
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Private Gastronomy Tour in the Old Heraklion

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Private Gastronomy Tour in the Old Heraklion

Crete’s rich gastronomic palette is greatly influenced by the history. Due to its location in the heart of the Mediterranean it is at the crossroads of rich and versatile cultures. Balanced local cuisine combines seasonal ingredients that reflect the diversity of the fertile land of Europe’s southernmost point. During this tour you will visit: GREEK COFFEE: In one of the oldest shops on Heraklion’s bazaar street, you will learn about the tradition of roasting, grinding, brewing and serving Greek coffee. TRADITIONAL BAKERY: Meet the unique features of Cretan baking and try some traditional products. CHEESE SHOP: Tasting of traditional cheese varieties. HEALING HERBS: We will tell you about the unique spices and medicinal herbs of Crete. WINE SHOP LIRARAKIS: A great opportunity to get acquainted with the producers of branded wine, learn the basics of wine-making and taste 5 different wines. TAVERN: Enjoy traditional Greek cuisine in one of the traditional taverns.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$192.28
$213.65
$21.37 savings
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$192.28
$213.65
$21.37 savings
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Barrier-free: Knossos and Heraklion - 4 hours private group & wheelchair users

Barrier-free: Knossos and Heraklion - 4 hours private group & wheelchair users

Traveling on vacation or on a cruise ship in Greece? Get to know the great diversity of the country on the barrier-free excursions designed just for you. The trips are suitable for older people or people with reduced mobility so you can enjoy the trip at your own pace. Completely barrier-free excursions for single travelers and small groups with wheelchair users (also e-wheelchair or other aids possible). - Equipment rental (wheelchair, e-wheelchair, scooter) available on request - Certified assistance bookable on request
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$771.51
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$771.51
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Giouhtas Mount Trekking

Giouhtas Mount Trekking

A beautiful and easy hike just a few kilometers outside of the city of Heraklion. Juktas, the human-head-like mountain (Greek Γιούχτας – Giouhtas) was an important religious site for the Minoans. According to the legend, this is the face of Zeus (the king of the Gods) and the mountain is his tomb. Indeed, the name Juktas is a corruption of the Latin word for Zeus, Jupiter. On the mountain, we find three archeological sites, an old monastery, and a church. What to Bring: • Trekking shoes • Windproof jacket • Camera • Sun Screen • Hat – sun glasses Highlights •​​​​​ The panoramic view of the sea and Dia island from the top of the mountain. Minimum number of participants, 4 persons
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  • 5 hours
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$125.82
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