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The Best Tours in Crete Greece

Are you looking for a tour of Greece that will show you the best of Crete?

The Best Tours in Crete Greece

To make the most of your visit, escorted tours to Crete 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 Crete and Greece tours, showcasing the best of what these locations have to offer. Whether you're looking for a historical and cultural experience, or an island hopping adventure, there is a tour for you.

No time to read the whole article? Not a problem! The best tour of Crete Greece is this 10 day tour that takes you to all the best sights in both Greece and Crete.

Want to see what else you could do? Read on to discover fascinating tours of this historic and stunning region.

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Odeon Athens

Explore the Best of Greece - 10 days

  • Athens
  • Delphi
  • Meteora
  • Thermopylae
  • Santorini
  • Crete

Knossos Labyrinth Tour

Exploring Crete

  • Heraklion
  • Spinalonga
  • Knossos
  • Chania
  • Rethymnon


The Best Tours in Crete Greece
Treasures of Crete

Knossos Palace Propylaeon

RATING: 3.8 / 5 (6 reviews) | TOUR LENGTH: 7 days | BOOK NOW

This 7 day in-depth cultural experience of Crete is partially guided and shows the highlights of Heraklion, Rethymnon, Lasithi and Chania.

  • Discover the diverse and stunning landscapes of Crete
  • Explore the well-preserved medieval city of Rethymno
  • Admire the wonderful Venetian port of charming Chania

Destinations included in this tour:

  • Heraklion
  • Island of Spinalonga
  • Knossos Palace
  • Rethymnon
  • Chania
  • Zeus Birthplace Cave



Explore the Best of Greece - 10 days

Odeon Athens

RATING: 4.3 / 5 (25 reviews) | TOUR LENGTH: 10 days | BOOK NOW

This in-depth cultural tours starts and ends in Athens. See the highlights of the Greek capital then visit some of the most extraordinary destinations in Greece over 10 days. With time to relax on the beach too!

Destinations included in this tour:

  • Athens
  • Delphi
  • Meteora
  • Thermopylae
  • Santorini
  • Crete




12 Day Private Tour
Athens, Delphi, Meteora, Santorini, Crete

Delphi Greece

RATING: 4 / 5 (1 review) | TOUR LENGTH: 12 days | BOOK NOW

This tour starts and ends in Athens. This private of Tour Athens, Delphi, Meteora, Santorini and  Crete includes accommodation, flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Destinations included in this tour:

  • Athens
  • Delphi
  • Meteora
  • Oia - Santorini
  • Acrotiri - Santorini
  • Heraklion - Crete
  • Knossos - Crete
  • Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Old Town and Markets - Crete
  • Balos Lagoon - Crete



The Best Tours in Crete Greece
Exploring Crete

Chania coloured buildings add charm to the old town

RATING: 5 / 5 (2 reviews) | TOUR LENGTH: 8 days | BOOK NOW

This tour starts and ends in Heraklion, the modern capital of Crete. See the varied cultural highlights of Crete.

  • Marvel at stalagmites and stalactites in the Cave of Zeus
  • Cool off from the sun at the playful Aqua Plus Water Park
  • Wander around the streets of Crete’s largest city

Destinations included in this tour:

  • Heraklion
  • Spinalonga
  • Knossos
  • Chania
  • Rethymnon



The Labyrinth of Crete

Knossos Labyrinth Tour, Crete

RATING: 4.1 / 5 (7 reviews) | TOUR LENGTH: 5 days | BOOK NOW

Begin and end your tour in Heraklion home to the famous Palace of Knossos otherwise known as the labyrinth. Visit the site of the Palace and see the valuable ancient artefacts in the Atchaeological Museum of Heraklion. Visit the mysterious island of Spinalonga on a boat trip, meet a goat farmer and drink raki in the mountains of Crete.

Destinations included in this tour:

  • Heraklion
  • Island of Spinalonga
  • Knossos Palace
  • Zeus Birthplace Cave




4 Day Greek Island Hopping

Mykonos Island Greece

RATING: 4.6 / 5 (46 reviews) | TOUR LENGTH: 4 days | BOOK NOW

This tour starts and ends in Athens with flight and ferry transfers included to make the most of these stunning islands within just 4 days.

Breathe in the sunset on a cruise in Santorini, see Oia at the most beautiful time of day. See the stunning narrow streets of Santorini at the edge of the caldera. Enjoy your free time taking in the vast views.

Enjoy the magical lane ways of blue and white in Mykonos, one of the most famous of the Cycladic islands, with its dreamy architecture. See Mykonos Old Town, Little Venice and the Windmills. Take an optional day cruise to Delos, the sacred island of Apollo.

Destinations included in this tour:

  • Crete
  • Santorini
  • Mykonos
  • Delos




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

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