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Specialist Tours Crete

Experience Kriti with a Twist

Specialist Tours Crete

Range from wine tasting to raw food yoga retreats, from hiking to tantric yoga workshops. Whatever your interest is, Crete has a fascinating diversity, being such a large island with so many beaches, coves, seaside villages and mountains, lakes, gorges, plateaux and everything in between.

Hiking in Crete

Hiking in Crete with Dromolatis - one who walks

Dromolatis - a professional experienced guide for trekking in the White Mountains of western Crete with a local Cretan mountain man

Aori Walks - multi-day hikes in the White Mountains with Anne Deckel.

Walking tour of Crete - Experience

8-Day Hiking Tour in Crete - this tour of Crete offers glorious hiking and trekking for a maximum of 16 walkers in a fully guided tour. Begin in Chania and end in Heraklion, explore the mountains and enjoy blissful coastal walking.

Take the hike in the famous Samaria Gorge, relax in the coastal hamlet of Agia Roumeli. Walk to the blue and white seaside village of Loutro, and discover Zaros in the Idi Mountains.

4.7 / 5 | 17 Reviews

Knossos to Phaistos Pilgrimage Walk Experience

Knossos to Phaistos Pilgrimage - Walk between the Oldest Cities in Europe - this 8 day tour takes you through archaeologically rich sites with a knowledgeable local guide. Start in Heraklion and end on the beach at Kalimaki! All accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more are included.

Visit Heraklion, Knossos, Archanes, Profitis Elias, Agios Thomas, Gergeri, Zaros, Phaistos and Kalimaki and many more fascinating places that make up the woven history of Crete.

4.2 / 5 | 16 Reviews

Specialist Tours Crete
Wine tasting in Crete

Wine & Food Experience Tile

Heraklion: Cretan Wine Tasting Tour & Gourmet Lunch - visit some of the best wineries in the Peza and Archanes regions of Heraklion, taste 15 wines presented by a professional sommelier, then enjoy a gourmet lunch highlighting the best cuisine of Crete. 9 hours.

4.9 / 5 | 74 Reviews

Paratriking in Crete

Paratriking Experience Crete

Paratriking Flight - blow your mind with an experienced pilot on a tandem ride, see the exquisite White Mountains, beaches and Lake Kournas from the air. Meet your guide in Georgioupolis, just 43 km from Chania.

Paratriking suits all ages, all people, even people with special needs, it is absolutely safe and no experience is required. You both wear wired helmets so you can speak to each other throughout the flight. With the powerful engine and the parachute it only takes 1 minute to get up in the air. Soar like an eagle.

"Totally worth it, and one of the best experiences of my life. Will go again soon for sure."

5 / 5 | 7 Reviews

10 Days Tantra Yoga

Specialist Tours Crete
Luxurious Traditional Villa, Kissamos Crete

10 days of tantric yoga in Crete
10 days of tantric yoga in Crete

10 Days Tantra Yoga Luxury Experience in Crete - a luxuriously well-catered sumptuous experience of tantric yoga practices in safe and comfortable surroundings near Kissamos in western Crete.

Enjoy an authentic adventure for the senses which includes:

  • 9 nights luxury accommodation in a private villa
  • All entrance fees, transfer costs, tour leading, and guiding fees for the activities included in the itinerary
  • All daily delicious meals
  • 40 hours of tantra yoga workshop (all levels of yoga practitioners are welcome)
  • A private sailing day experience
  • An English speaking holiday facilitator
  • Local refreshments and simple local snacks for the villa refrigerators
  • Transfers to and from the airport of Chania (CHQ) or Chania port

6 Day Detox Retreat

Specialist Tours Crete
Om Shanti Retreat Centre

Amiras Village, Heraklion

Detox retreat in Crete

6 Day Detox Retreat in Crete - enjoy a small mountain village, views to the sea, fresh air, yoga and meditation and quiet in the rural retreat near
Amiras village:

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Morning and evening Hatha yoga classes
  • Pranayama and meditation sessions
  • Daily detox smoothies and vegetable soups
  • Group sharing and inspirational activities
  • Detox massages with flowers and herbs
  • Life-giving local herbal tea infusions

Accommodation is provided in the retreat centre, with the quietness and calmness of the mountains behind and the vast Libyan Sea in the front, hiking and beach visits will help with your healing program and overall relaxation.

Led by an alternative healer and qualified Shivananda yoga teacher, with your group size of less than 10 participants, English, German and Greek are spoken.

7 Day Wellness Retreat

Yogini Wellness
Aspros Potamos, Makri Gialos
Lasithi, Crete

Wellness retreat at Apros Potamos in eastern Crete

7 Day Wellness, Yoga and Pilates Retreat in Eastern Crete - this retreat in the south of Crete near Makrys Gialos Beach will nurture your soul.

Allow the facilitators Despina and Eleftheria to lead you through a combination of yoga, pilates, dance therapy sessions, and offers you a wide range of practices.

The full retreat includes:

  • Yoga classes - Hatha, Nidra and Ashtanga yoga
  • Pilates practices
  • Yoga meditation therapy
  • Pranayama and chanting of therapeutic mantras
  • Partner Thai yoga therapeutic massage
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Dance therapy sessions
  • Daily vegetarian meals

Getting Here

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.

Car hire in Crete is a really good idea as it is a large island 60 km by 260 km. There is so much to explore.

When you book with our car rental partners - Rental Centre Crete - you are supporting a local company with excellent service and easy online booking. We are sure you will be well looked after by the team. Choose from hybrid, electric or regular vehicles.

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