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Activities & Transport

  • Museum
  • City Tour
  • Meet the Locals
  • Car with driver
  • Boat | Sailing Boat
  • Plane

Main travel focus

Cultural visits
Nature & landscapes
Relaxing moments

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Incredible Crete

Gramvoussa Island - Balos Lagoon - Palace of Knossos - Spinalonga Island
Unique about this tour:
  • The exotic Balos Lagoon
  • Palace of Knossos
  • Cosmopolitan Elounda
  • Island of Spinalonga

The Island of Crete is the perfect destination to both relax at endless turquoise water beaches and explore countless rugged mountains, traditional villages and a stunning countryside. Meet and connect to the warm inhabitants and enjoy the famous local gastronomy. At the same you will have the chance to learn everything about the Minoan civilization, the first European civilization, which flourished between 3000 BC and 1200 BC mainly in Central and Eastern Crete.

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Services

Included
  • 3x night hotel accommodation in Chania
  • 3x night hotel accommodation in Heraklion
  • 3x night hotel accommodation in Elounda
  • 9x breakfasts
  • Air Ticket from Athens to Chania (Day1)
  • Private transfer from Chania Airport (Day 1)
  • Tour to Gramvoussa Island & Balos Lagoon (Day 2)
  • Private transfer from Chania to Heraklion (Day 4)
  • Private Tour of Heraklion City & Palace of Knossos (Day 5)
  • Private transfer from Heraklion to Elounda (Day 7)
  • Tour to Spinalonga and Kolokitha Islands (Day 8)
  • Meal during cruise Spinalonga and Kolokitha Islands (Day 8)
  • Private transfer from Elounda to Heraklion Airport (Day 10)
  • Air ticket from Heraklion Santorini to Athens (Day 10)
  • All local taxes
Excluded
  • International flights
  • Stayover Tax in the Hotels
  • Visa expenses
Optional (Available upon request)
  • Crete 4x4 Adventure (from 80 Euro per person)

Example Trip to customize

Chania  

Arrival in Chania

After your arrival at the airport in Chania, your private driver will be waiting for you right outside the Arrival's Hall to transfer you to your hotel. After checking-in you can enjoy free time.

Day 1
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Kriti Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Kydon Hotel

Kastelli Kisamou - Gramvoussa - Balos  

Sailing Trip to Gramvoussa Island and Balos Lagoon

Cruise into some of the Mediterranean’s clearest blue water and spectacular scenery on this sailing trip to Gramvoussa Island and Balos Lagoon. Starting from Kastelli on Crete’s northwest coast, you will make your way around the Gramvoussa peninsula. Once a pirate hideout, Gramvoussa is crowned by a half-ruined Venetian Castle. Explore the castle and enjoy the views or just stay on deck to soaking up some sun before heading to Tigani beach. Lapped by the beautiful Balos Lagoon, the shallow waters of this beach are perfect for splashing, swimming and snorkeling

Day 2
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Kriti Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Kydon Hotel

Chania  

Free Day in Chania

Today you can discover Chania at your own leisure. 

Day 3
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Kriti Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Kydon Hotel

Heraklion  

Transfer to Heraklion

Today a private driver will transfer you from Chania to Heraklion. This trip takes approximately two hours.

Day 4
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Atrion Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Capsis Astoria

Luxury Accommodation

Gdm Megaron

Knossos Palace - Heraklion Museum  

The Palace of Knossos and City of Heraklion

On a private tour, you will discover the Palace of Knossos and the City of Heraklion.



The Palace of Knossosone is one of Ancient Greece’s most fascinating treasures. Learn about the legends of Crete’s Minoan civilization, the oldest in Europe, as you explore the famous palace. See the throne room, walk through the royal apartments that housed monarchs and their families thousands of years ago and admire the beautiful frescoes.



Then head down to Heraklion, Crete’s picturesque capital, for a mini-guided tour. Look around the old harbor and explore the city at your own leisure. Take the opportunity to browse through the local market stalls or enjoy a drink in one of the many pretty waterside cafés.

Day 5
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Atrion Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Capsis Astoria

Luxury Accommodation

Gdm Megaron

Heraklion  

Free Day in Heraklion

You can spend the day in Heraklion at your own leisure.

Day 6
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Atrion Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Capsis Astoria

Luxury Accommodation

Gdm Megaron

Elounda  

From Heraklion to Elounda

Today you will be transferred from Heraklion to Elounda. The duration of this trip is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Day 7
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Elounda Krini

Comfort Accommodation

Elounda Palm

Luxury Accommodation

Blue Palace Resort & Spa

Spinalonga Island - Kolokitha Island  

Sailing Tour to Spinalonga and Kolokitha Islands

This sailing tour combines the stunning natural beauty of the Greek Mediterranean islands with their intriguing and occasionally dark history. Set sail from Elounda and head to Spinalonga, often called the “island of tears” due to its past as a leper colony. In a guided tour you will learn more about the harrowing history. Afterwards, you can explore the shops, the hospital and graveyard before sailing to Kolokitha Island.



At its small and idyllic beach, you can stretch out in the sun, paddle in the crystalclear waters or dive deeper to snorkel with the colourful fishes. Back on board, enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch and sip on a tasty drink before returning to Elounda after a memorable day.

Day 8
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Elounda Krini

Comfort Accommodation

Elounda Palm

Luxury Accommodation

Blue Palace Resort & Spa

Elounda Beach  

Free Day in Elounda

Today you can discover Elounda at your own leisure.

Day 9
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Elounda Krini

Comfort Accommodation

Elounda Palm

Luxury Accommodation

Blue Palace Resort & Spa

Heraklion Airport  

Time to Return Home

A private transfer will drive you from Elounda to Heraklion Airport. This takes approximately one hour and 45 minutes. Then you will fly from Heraklion to Athens where you can catch an international flight back home.

Day 10