3 Day Private Tour in Crete with Private Guide

Tour Number

Activity Level



First Time Visitor, Food and Wine, Local Experience, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent), German (fluent), Greek (fluent)

3 Day Crete Experience with Private Guide

Your tour starts with the biggest Archaeological Site of the island the Minoan Palace of Knossos and Heraklion Archaeology Museum. Then you will proceed with a Sightseeing walking tour in Heraklion historic part, visiting important Venetian and Ottoman Monuments. After lunch you will experience an hour and a half interactive session on the ancient Greek music, where you are invited to attempt to play yourselves ancient rhythms using copies of ancient Greek musical instruments.

Our second day is dedicated to traditional Crete. You will experience old folk and rural arts and crafts still practiced on Crete, such as sheep bells making, basket weaving, local cheese and honey making. Our meal will be housed at a local's house, where you are also invited to practice your cooking skills, during the lovely cooking lesson introducing you the Cretan cuisine!

On your third day, you will visit the beautiful Lassithi Plateau in East Crete, a renowned byzantine Nunnery, the Cave of Zeus and a local Pottery Workshop.


• Knossos Palace, the Labyrinth of Homer
• Archaeological Museum of Heraklion Art tour
• Heraklion Sightseeing Walking tour
• Lunch in a traditional restaurant inside the Market Street
• Afternoon Interactive Lab in Studio: The ancient Greek Music in theory and practice

• Traditional village visit:Folk Art Museum, Workshops of rural crafts and handicrafts - sheep bells making, basket weaving, Byzantine Church visit + Visit a local honey workshop and a local dairy/creamery
• Local products tasting: olive oil, wine, "raki", herbal tea, honey, local cheese tasting
• Cooking Lesson at a Local's House
• Lunch at a local's house- three course traditional meal

• Visit of Lassithi Plateau
• Visit of Cave of of Cave of Zeus or Diktaion Andron
• The Byzantine Nunnery of Panagia Kera
• Lunch break at a local Restaurant in Psychro village
• Interactive Art: Pottery making - Visit of a Pottery Workshop

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your Heraklion Hotel

End location: Your Heraklion Hotel

Duration: 3 days


Your vehicle will be a new, modern, fully air-conditioned Premium class 7 seater Minibus with a professional driver

What’s Included

- My services as an official Licensed Guide

- Your Private Transportation on a new, modern, fully air-conditioned Premium class 7seater Minibus with a professional driver

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 euro - Per person to cover meals and entrance tickets for the three days

What’s Extra

- Entrance tickets for the Sites

- Meals, paid locally

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