Crete Tours

Looking for a local guide to the most interesting corners of Crete?

Crete Tours – here we show some of the most exciting locations in Crete, organised into exhilarating day packages.

Sometimes...you just don’t want to do all the driving yourself.

Sometimes...as in most of these tours, it is impossible to drive as there are boat and ferry trips involved.

Sometimes...you just want to relax on holiday and have an expert local tell you the history and stories.

Welcome to some of the most fascinating corners of Kriti, for a day full of surprises and creating great memories...




Crete Tours
Full Day Tour to Samaria

Crete Tours - Samaria Gorge (image by Atli Hardarson)


Visit Samaria Gorge - the prized national forest of Crete which is known as the longest and most beautiful gorge in Europe. Begin the 11 mile (18 kilometers) walk at the Omalos plateau, cross the White Mountains and finish at the village of Agia Roumeli, located on the Libyan Sea. Take a boat from Agia Roumeli to the village of Chora Sfakion and back to your accommodation. Available from most locations in Crete, early start and late finish.

NB: This tour is seasonal and operates from May to October only.

Details and bookings for Samaria Gorge Day Tour



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Ancient Palace of Knossos

Minoan Palace of Knossos (image by Phileole)


The Ancient Palace of Knossos - If you're visiting Chania, Rethymnon or Heraklion or any points in between, you must take a tour of the ancient Palace of Knossos - where the legend of the labyrinth originated as far back as 2000 BC.



Knossos Ruins (image by Phileole)


A local guide will help you to enjoy the vast palace and immense Minoan history, as well as the controversial 'renovations' made by the archaeologists in the early 1900s.



Details and bookings for Knossos Day Tour








Full Day Tour to Spinalonga Island

Spinalonga Island


From the pretty village of Elounda, reached by travelling the northern coastal route, take a boat to the island of Spinalonga. This former leper colony includes preserved houses and churches, and a strong Venetian influence in the form of a fortress surrounding the village. Swim in the crystal blue water before enjoying a BBQ lunch.


Details and bookings for Spinalonga Island Day Tour



Balos Lagoon

Gramvousa Islet and Balos Lagoon (image by Thinkscape)


From Chania in the west of Crete you can visit this exquisite lagoon and its rocky islets...miles from anywhere with the wind in your hair.

These crystal clear waters are best accessed by the local boat which will stay for plenty of time to allow you to enjoy this slice of Cretan paradise.




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