Crete Tour Heraklion

 A trip to explore Crete‘s rich history, beautiful landscapes, and charming towns, at a relaxed pace, with plenty of time to enjoy every experience.

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Palace of Knossos, the symbol of the Minoan civilization.

Old City of Chania with its Venetian beauty

Picturesque Rethymno

Sandy beautiful beaches

Taste the world famous Cretan cuisine and wines

  • Accommodation in BB or HB meal basis
  • Transfers
  • Guided tours
  • Optional Activities
  • What is not explicitly mentioned in the “Included” section

Suggested Itinerary

  • Day 1 
    Arrival in Heraklion. Check in the hotel. Rest and enjoy the beach.


  • Day 2
    Visit the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, showcasing artifacts from the Minoan civilization. Take a leisurely stroll around the Venetian Harbour and explore the historic Koules Fortress.


  • Day 3
    Take a guided tour of the Palace of Knossos, the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete. Spend the afternoon enjoying a traditional Cretan meal at a local taverna.
  • Day 4
    Travel to Chania. Check into a comfortable hotel on the beach. Explore the charming streets, visit the Venetian lighthouse, and relax by the waterfront.


  • Day 5
    Join a guided walking tour of the Old Town, including visits to the Archaeological Museum and the Maritime Museum. Enjoy some free time to shop for souvenirs or relax at a local cafe.


  • Day 6
    Take a scenic drive to the Botanical Park and Gardens of Crete, where you can admire a diverse collection of Mediterranean flora. In the afternoon, visit the Agia Triada Monastery, known for its tranquil atmosphere. Dinner at a traditional local tavern to taste the famous Cretan cuisine.
  • Day 7
    Travel to Rethymno. Check into a cozy hotel near the Venetian Harbor. Spend the day exploring the Old Town, with its narrow alleys and Ottoman-era architecture.


  • Day 8
    Visit the Archaeological Museum of Rethymno, housing artifacts from the Neolithic to the Roman period. Spend a leisure afternoon at the sandy beach or relax at a seaside cafe.


  • Day 9
    Enjoy a scenic drive through the countryside to the Arkadi Monastery, a symbol of Cretan resistance against Ottoman rule. Visit a local winery for a wine tasting experience.
  • Day 10
    Travel to Agios Nikolaos. Check into a tranquil hotel overlooking the Mirabello Bay. Spend the afternoon exploring the town’s picturesque harbor and enjoying panoramic views.


  • Day 11
    Visit the Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos, featuring exhibits from the Minoan era to the Byzantine period. Take a boat trip to the nearby island of Spinalonga, known for its Venetian fortress and old leper colony.


  • Day 12
    Relax and unwind in Agios Nikolaos. Enjoy a leisurely day by the pool or explore the town’s charming shops and cafes. Departure in the evening