Secrets of Heraklion Private Tour & Walk in The Clouds ~ Architectural, gastronomic sights & nature

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Tour Number

Activity Level

587627


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Food and Wine, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. The excursion is suitable for families with older children
For companies with children we can change the route(for FULL DAY TOUR) and add interesting places for children!

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

Russian (fluent), Greek (fluent), English (fluent)

Let's have a walk into the Real Crete & Cretan culture by the unique route!


You will feel the island of Crete from inside & Learn the real Cretan lifestyle - its atmosphere and originality, you will taste and fall in love with it, open its heart and soul without complicated history and other boring details that will not be remembered for long
Cretan Traditional Village & Islands Panoramic Views, Food Tasting, Greek coffeebreak with the city view, shops and markets, museums, ancient churches & more
You will visit the most "tasty" points of the capital of Crete - picturesque markets, authentic shops & cafes, where you will taste traditional cheeses, olive oil, local grape vodka "Raki", olives and much more
You will feel the original atmosphere of Heraklion, discover it's the ancient churches, secret courtyards and learn about the Cretan mentality, culture and traditions
After the capital of Crete we will visit the Monastery with the unique weaving workshop, is situated high in the mountains!
If You have a specific itinerary please contact me: tour can be customized to unique for You!

Itinerary

Our tour starts from the bastion of Venetian fortress Rocca al Mare next to the blue azure sea and the Venetian marina
Then we will visit natural Cretan products shop, where we can also try healthy gifts of Crete
In old city we will look into the most important churches and architectural sights of Heraklion & unusual workshops - leather bags and shoemakers, stroll along the traditional tourist market, fish market and other delicatessen shops
You will try the most common Cretan gastronomic delicacies - honey, cheese, olive oil and olives, etc.
Then we will "dive" into the parks & squares with fountains and have a coffee break with a view of the whole capital of Crete and the aroma of Greek coffee
Trip to the monastery, what is an extraordinary place - this is a magnificent Orthodox monastery almost "in the clouds"! Impressive silence, harmony, incredible, almost unearthly calm! Very colorful place! Olive trees, aroma of mountain herbs, purest air and local villages - it is absolutely not a touristic place!

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: We can start a tour (for FULL DAY TOUR) in Agios Nikolaos city, or in the other city of Crete upon request

Duration: 4 hours 30 min.

HALF DAY TOUR (Shore Excursion) - 4,5 hours
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: If You have a specific itinerary please send me a message and the tour can be customized to uniquer for You!
This walking tour is suitable for:
Gourmets, lovers of architecture and just for those who want to get acquainted with the life of the Cretan capital
You will have the vision of real Cretan lifestyle and of course the introduction to the Cretan traditions, culture, religion and more

Transportation

This is unforgettable walking-driving tour in Crete where a modern, comfortable, clean vehicle with air conditioning, for 7 passengers at your disposal

EXTRA ADDITIONALLY: Transport for more participants is available under request for extra charge

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: FULL DAY TOUR ~ 7 hours (no extra charge)
Transportation cost, fuel & Cretan gastronomic delicacies tasting are included in the tour price
On the tour you are accompanied by a guide & driver
In my excursions I focus more on the modern life of Crete, but the historical and cultural component is necessarily present
I make routes carefully choosing only the most interesting, only those places that I love myself

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 Eur - Souvenirs in a shops and other gifts from the island

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs

Other: Coffee break - 3-5 euro/person
You can have lunch (optional) in one of the most famous taverns of Heraklion with the best view of the harbor, where you will be pleasantly surprised by the size of meals, choice of Cretan cuisine menu & seafood - 10-20 euros/person(optional)
Entrance tickets to museums, services of a historical guide in museums and historical places (if desired)

A Recent Review of this tour

within minutes after meeting Anna, we knew this tour would be magical. And it was. Smart, friendly, professional, so easy to be with, Anna made our tour one of our best. Her choices as to what we should see were spot on. To tell you the truth, in the short time we spent together, we felt we were saying good bye to a friend. Thank you Anna, we miss you already!
Barbara Paskoff

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    587627


    Categories

    City, First Time Visitor, Food and Wine, Shore Excursion

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. The excursion is suitable for families with older children
    For companies with children we can change the route(for FULL DAY TOUR) and add interesting places for children!

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 7

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Russian (fluent), Greek (fluent), English (fluent)

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