Explore South Crete full day tour .

Tour Number

Activity Level

548817


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Food and Wine, Local Experience, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
I can help you get in and out of the car if needed.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), German (conversational), Greek (fluent), Italian (conversational), Russian (advanced)

Matala Caves and beach , Festos Palace , organic winery and old villages.


All the main Cretan cities are located on the north side so if you want to get away from the big cities and away from the tourist destinations then exploring South Crete should be your first choice. It combines everything starting from Festos Palace, the biggest in south Crete and the second biggest in Crete, the wineyards , wineries and the valleys with olive groves everywhere. We then go to the Matala Caves used as Roman tombs 2000 years ago and a home for the hippies in the 70s . You will see old traditional villages and churches and stop for lunch with local food and home made wine .

Itinerary

- Pick up from your hotel or another location around Heraklion prefecture.
- Stop on the way for a coffee.
- Visit the old village of St Thomas .
- Visit Festos Palace, the biggest in south Crete .
- Matala village, caves and beach .
- Visit to an organic winery .
- Visit the old traditional village of Archanes with the option of having lunch at the local tavernas .
-Time to go back to your hotel or another drop off can be pre-arranged around Heraklion area .
I will be with you all day long apart from the time that you are going to visit Festos Palace.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 8 hours

The tour usually takes around 8 hours. But can be arranged a shorter or longer variant.

Transportation

I have a air conditioned minibus up to 8 people, it's a a brand new minibus.

What’s Included

  • Private Transportation

Other: Transportation with a private air conditioned minibus .
Water and soft drinks .

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 Euro - 8 Euro Festos Palace entrance fee .
7 Euro 5 different kind of wine tasting.
22 euro for food and souvenirs .
3 Euro entrance at the MATALA caves .

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses

Other: Entrance fee for the MATALA Caves .
Entrance fee at the winery .
Food and drinks if you are going to have lunch .
Entrance fee of Festos Palace .

Restrictions

I am not a licensed guide and therefore will not be able to guide you inside the historical monuments. However there are highly trained tour guides available at all archeological sites.

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    Currency
    Tour Price

    489 USD(for up to 8 people) (duration: 8 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    548817


    Categories

    Day Trip / Out of Town, Food and Wine, Local Experience, Shore Excursion

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.
    I can help you get in and out of the car if needed.

    Maximum travelers: 8

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), German (conversational), Greek (fluent), Italian (conversational), Russian (advanced)

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