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Mediterranean Guided Tours Including Crete

Are you looking for a tour of Europe, the Mediterranean and Greece that includes Crete?

Mediterranean Guided Tours Including Crete

To make the most of your visit, escorted tours to the Mediterranean and the Greek Islands can be an excellent way to explore the highlights of the islands. You can choose from private or group tours, with flights, ferries and land transfers included.

In this article, we’ll explore the best Mediterranean and Greece tours including Crete, showcasing the best of what these locations have to offer. Whether you're looking for a historical and cultural experience, an island hopping adventure or cruise, there is a tour for you.

No time to read the whole article? Not a problem! The best tour of Italy, Greece and Crete is this 14 day tour that takes you to all the best sights in these Mediterranean locations.

Want to see your other options? Read on to discover fascinating tours of this historic and beautiful region.

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Mediterranean Guided Tours
Top 3 Picks


Meteora Greece

European Supreme

  • 29 days
  • 4.5 / 5 rating
  • Start in Amsterdam - end in Paris
  • A fully guided, in-depth cultural tour
  • Visit Greece and Crete

Odeon Athens

Greece Explorer and Cruise

  • 14 days
  • 4.7 / 5 rating
  • A fully guided, in-depth cultural tour
  • Visit Crete

Knossos Labyrinth Tour

Grecian Fables

  • 15 days
  • 4.5 / 5 rating
  • See Athens, Greece and 9 other destinations in Europe


European Supreme

Knossos Palace Propylaeon

RATING: 4.5 / 5 (1,717 reviews) | TOUR LENGTH: 29 days | BOOK NOW

Travel from Amsterdam to Paris and see the best of Europe including the Mediterranean, Greece and Crete. This 29 day tour includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more. See the ancient Minoan Palace of Knossos, where legends of King Minos and the labyrinth came from, just outside of Heraklion in Crete.

Destinations included in this tour:

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands and 46 other destinations in Europe
  • In Greece visit Delphi, Athens, Mykonos, Patmos, Crete & Santorini




Best of Italy and Greece

Meteora Greece

RATING: 4.8 / 5 (3 reviews) | TOUR LENGTH: 14 days | BOOK NOW

Enjoy this tour of Mediterranean exploration of Italy and Greece including Crete and the Greek Islands.

  • Discover the world of ancient Greeks and Romans
  • Admire the rich cultural heritage of Florence
  • Visit the Greek Islands by boat
  • Gaze at the magical monasteries of Meteora

Destinations included in this tour:

  • Rome
  • Florence
  • Venice
  • Meteora
  • Delphi
  • Athens
  • Mykonos
  • Patmos
  • Rhodes
  • Crete
  • Santorini




Grecian Fables

Nafplion Bay, Greece

RATING: 4.5 / 5 (576 reviews) | TOUR LENGTH: 15 days | BOOK NOW

Start and end in Athens with the Grecian Fables, enjoy this 15 days tour through Athens, Greece and 9 other destinations in Europe including accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more. Speak to the ancient Gods at Olympia, and visit the beautiful old town of Nafplion, once the capital of Greece. This is a group tour.

Destinations included in this tour:

  • Athens
  • Meteora
  • Olympia
  • Nafplion
  • Thesaloniki
  • Kusadasi
  • Crete
  • Santorini
  • Mykonos



Italy & Greece with Iconic Aegean Islands Cruise

Santorini Blue Water

RATING: 3.8 / 5 (5 reviews) | TOUR LENGTH: 16 days | BOOK NOW

Start in Rome and end in Athens with this tour of Italy & Greece with Iconic Aegean Islands Cruise, this 16 day fully-guided tour takes you through Rome, Italy and 16 other destinations in Europe. Let the adventures begin. See the blue and white of the cycladic island of Santorini, gaze over the caldera, and enjoy the sunset at Oia.

Destinations included in this tour:

  • Rome
  • Pisa
  • Florence
  • Verona
  • Venice
  • Patras
  • Olympia
  • Nafphion
  • Mycenea
  • Athens
  • Mykonos
  • Kudasai
  • Patmos
  • Crete
  • Santorini



Greece Explorer and Cruise

Knossos Labyrinth Tour, Crete

RATING: 4.7 / 5 (1,945 reviews) | TOUR LENGTH: 14 days | BOOK NOW

Start in Athens and end in Santorini with this in-depth cultural tour over 14 days, taking you through Athens, Greece and 12 other destinations in Europe.

  • Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Greek heroes and cruise the beautiful Aegean
  • Visit the incredible Sanctuary of Apollo in Delphi and ancient Ephesus in Turkey
  • Relax on the sunny beaches of Mykonos and explore the medieval old town in Rhodes

Destinations included in this tour:

  • Athens
  • Olympia
  • Delphi
  • Meteora
  • Ephesus & Patmos
  • Rhodes
  • Crete
  • Santorini




Getting to Crete

Take a 1 hour flight from Athens to Heraklion with Aegean Airlines or Olympic Air, with many flights available per day.

Or take a 9.5 hour overnight ferry from Pireaus port of Athens to Heraklion port.

More on flights and ferries below.



Independent Trip Planning for Crete

Our website is dedicated to giving you the information to create your own incredible trip to Crete.

Our 4 e-books offer route guide options for your self-guided tour:




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