Picturesque capiral of East Crete - Fishermen Village - Famous Spinalonga Islet - Byzantine Monastery
From the picturesque town of Agios Nikolaos, crowned by the freshwater lagoon which joins the salt water of the sea, we will drive the coastal road with a stop to take some photos of the beautiful surroundings of Elounda.
After half an hour drive we will reach the traditional fishermen village of Plaka. There we will make a coffee stop overlooking the famous, former leper colony, Spinalonga Island.
From there, after a 40 minutes drive uphill and through a green valley, we will stop at the Orthodox Monastery dating from the 15th century.
After its visit we will drive through traditional villages with a stop for a refreshment.
With unforgettable memories we will come back to Agios Nikolaos where you will have enough time for a walk in the picturesque shopping streets.
Please do note: I can create a customized tour for you in case you have special requests or if you are more than 6 amount of people and need a larger vehicle.
- Coastal road with stunning views over Elounda with a photo stop
- Fishermen village of Plaka
- Story of the famous Spinalonga Island
- The Orthodox Monastery
- Snack at a local taverna in the traditional village
- Picturesque town of Agios Nikolaos
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We will meet at the Agios Nikolaos port entrance or other mutually agreed location.
Please note: If your location is not within a radius of 10 km - for example Irakleion (air)port - by request.
End location: End location is the same as the meeting location.
Duration: 5 hours
You'll be driven by the Mitsubishi Outlander jeep.
Please do note: 2 back seats are less comfortable / smaller than the other 4 seats.
If you are more than 6 persons and you need a larger vehicle, please do let me know.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 euros - For a snack / meal and a beverage in the local village's taverna. You can bring also some cash with you to cover your personal expenses.
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Knowledgeable and friendly guide god a great job for our party of four. Highly recommended.