Crete is Greece’s largest island and known for its varied terrain, which ranges from fine-sand beaches at Elafonisi to the White Mountains. Mt. Ida, the tallest of the range is one of the tourist magnets that you can find in the area. Crete, Greece is a popular tourist destination with lots of fun-filled activities that visitors can engage themselves in. Visitors can enjoy the jet ski to the volcano, sunset cruise and day cruises open up your mind and satisfy your eyes with the beautiful scenery of Crete. Here tourists have a wide range of sightseeing to do from the Elafonisi, Balos Beach, Spinalonga and the Knossos. For the best GetYourGuide tours in Crete, Greece, check out the list below.
Spent 90 minutes of a guided walk exploring the archaeological museum of Heraklion located in the town center. It was built between 1937 and 1940 by Patroklos Karantinos. Learn the history of Minoan traditions and remnants its civilization. You will learn how the Cretan people lived, their religion, art culture and more. It has two stories with 27 galleries; a gallery for audiovisual display, extensive modern laboratories, cloakroom, cafeteria and museum shops selling museum copies, books and slides. The meeting point is the WeGuide sign at the entrance of the museum.
Gone are the tiresome queues for tickets and incompetent tour guides. Skip-the-line ticket and the self-guided audio tour is an app that enables you to download a self-guided audio tour to discover the palace of Knossos on your smartphone. Listen to a selection of signature stories for each stop about the Minoan fashion and religion. After booking, you will receive an email with your personal promo code and instructions for the audio tour, 72 hours prior to your selected travel time. The audio tour can be used repeatedly at any time, online or offline.
Exceed your expectations on a journey through the authentic flavors of Crete at a private wine tasting with professionals from the industry, and sample 15 different wines. Here you will be joined by a small and friendly group of no more than eight people and learn more about the vines, terroir, cheese, and gastronomy of Crete. After a tour of two wineries and vineyards, enjoy a gourmet lunch in one of the best restaurants.
Duration: 8.0 hour
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Enjoy a visit to Preveli Palm Beach and a nature walk through the Kourtaliotiko gorge. Your guide will pick you from your hotel and take a drive through the Damnoni beach. There your boat driver will be waiting to take you on a boat ride to Preveli. There you can swim and explore the Kourtaliotiko gorge, the mountain terrain, springs, and waterfalls. Next, you will visit Plakias near Souda beach and have lunch and another swim. The tour includes a private bus, hotel pickup and drop off facilities and a guide.
Duration: 10.0 to 1.0 hour
Experience a full day adventure of Crete by a Land Rover to explore its landscape, myths and more. You will be picked up from your hotel and driven through the mountains en route Aposelemis Basin Reservoir to Kastmonitsa in the foothills of Afendi, to have breakfast. Then later drive through the landscape to see wildlife and learn about the myths of Crete. Guests can visit Lassinthos Eco Park and see its traditional handicrafts and later proceed to Krassi. Fuel, food, and a driver are provided during the trip. Hotel pickup and drop off facilities are included.
Duration: 8.0 hour
Come experience a Trikke tour of Chania, Cretes second largest city. You will start exploring places like the Harbor, Maritime museum, Firkas Fortress, and Byzantine Museum. You will also visit Neoria, Yilli mosque, Splantzia square, the synagogue, and Orthodox cathedral. Guests can take photographs at strategic points. The meeting point is at Episkopou Chrysanthou on 37 Str. in Chania, Crete. Please remember that a visa is required for the border crossing.
Duration: 75.0 minute
Take a four-hour walk to explore the city of Chania. Here you will experience their strong traditions and special delicacies. Your guide will meet you in the municipal market, located in the city center on the central market square. You can explore the shops and taste some delicacies. Then continue downtown where you will discover the Venetian and Ottoman monuments. Also, you can learn to craft from their local artisans. Comfortable walking shoes are necessary. Children can join whereby those below six years get free entry.
Duration: 4 hour
Enjoy a night at the Arolithos village in Cretan. First, explore the village as you prepare for an amazing night. These celebrations happen on every Wednesday of the months of May to September starting at 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm. In the evening you will enjoy music from a live band with dancers in traditional costumes. There will also be traditional dishes like brown country bread, seasonal salad, roast pork with roast potatoes and more served with local wine. Infant seats, special diet, and wheelchair facilities can be provided for if asked during booking time.
Duration: Wheelchair accessible
Enjoy a whole day in Crete that has everything you could want from a great Greek day. Enjoy fun-filled activities with the whole family to make up one memorable adventure. Sfakia is characterized by a rugged mountainous beauty combined in a unique way with the sea. It also includes Samaria Gorge, the largest gorge in Europe and one of the most popular sights in Crete. Then visit Kallikratis, a village off the typical tourist path and which has an intriguing history and experience local culture through gastronomy and a hands-on workshop.
Duration: 11 hour
Visit and explore the mountains of Lassithi and it’s beautiful landscape going upwards. You will pass through Aposelemi and the village of Sfentili. Here you will visit a Cretan family, learn their traditional living ways. You will hear stories about the villagers such as the story of the Father of Gods, Zeus and his siblings. Then head to the Zeus cave on the Lassithi plateau to have lunch. Later you will proceed to the mountain village of Krassi. This tour will include pick up and drop off facilities, minibus guide, lunch, and refreshments. Carry some extra money for the Zeus cave entrance fee.
Duration: 8 hour
Tours in Crete, Greece
For the perfect tour of Greece during your vacation here, make sure you book one of the tours listed above. Enjoy.
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