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Eastern Crete Odyssey: A Day of Discovery Through Culture, Cuisine, and Scenic Splendor

Crete

Duration

8 h

Availability

Up to 4 persons

Guided Tour

Up to 4 persons

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Active Months

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Description

Embark on an enchanting journey through Eastern Crete, starting at the Agios Georgios Monastery with its rich history and artistry. Explore Neapolis Village’s rustic charm and visit a family-run olive mill to learn about olive oil production. Relax in the tranquil beauty of Vrouchas Village before heading to Plaka, where you’ll board a boat to Spinalonga Island, a historic leper colony. Indulge in fresh seafood by the waterfront before exploring Agios Nikolaos, known for its “Bottomless Lake” and vibrant waterfront promenade. This meticulously curated itinerary promises a day of discovery, offering insights into the diverse landscapes, traditions, and culture of Eastern Crete.

In conclusion, this meticulously curated itinerary promises a day of discovery and delight, offering a multifaceted glimpse into the diverse landscapes, rich traditions, and vibrant culture of Eastern Crete. From ancient monasteries to quaint villages, and historic landmarks to seaside retreats, each stop along the way invites you to immerse yourself fully in the beauty and charm of this enchanting region.

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Highlights

  • Agios Georgios Monastery

  • Neapolis Village

  • Vrouchas Village

  • Plaka and Spinalonga Island

  • Agios Nikolaos

  • Included

  • Lunch at an exclusive restaurant overlooking the lake of Agios Nikolaos

  • Bottled water

  • All Fees and Taxes

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Private tour with private transportation

  • Pickup Service

  • Not Included

  • Boat Ticket from Plaka to Spinalonga and back (14 Euros round trip) / person

  • Entrance Fee to Spinalonga Island (8 euro per person, Reduced admission 4 euro per person)

  • Personal Expenses

  • Tour Guide

  • Important Notice

    1. Not wheelchair accessible
    2. Not stroller accessible
    3. Not suitable for pets
    4. No public transportation nearby
    5. Infants must not sit on laps
    6. Infant seats unavailable
    7. Bring: Sunglasses, a beautiful hat, sun cream protection, light clothing, comfortable shoes, pity cash for personal expenses, a romantic mood & a great smile
    8. Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

    Timeline

    Departure

    09:00

    Arrival at the Agios Georgios Monastery

    Agios Georgios Monastery

    10:00

    Arrival at Neapolis Village

    Neapolis village

    11:30

    Arrival at Vrouchas Village

    Vrouchas village

    13:00

    Arrival at Plaka

    Plaka crete

    14:30

    Arrival at Spinalonga Island

    Spinalonga island

    15:00

    Lunch at Plaka

    Plaka crete

    16:00

    Arrival at Agios Nikolaos

    Agios Nikolaos crete

    17:30

    Return to the hotel

    18:00

    Timeline Map

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    Tour Languages

    Greek , English

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