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Rethymno (Rethimno) Tours and Activities

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The third-largest settlement on the Greek island of Crete, the port town of Rethymno (Rethimno) has been occupied since the Late Minoan period. Its Venetian- and Ottoman-era old town—a knot of narrow, flower-bedecked lanes overlooked by a fortified Venetian castle—oozes history and character. A series of sandy beaches stretch out along the coastline to the east.

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Private Tour West Crete: Rethymno Region from North to South

Private Tour West Crete: Rethymno Region from North to South

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In one day you have a chance to explore Rethymno region highlights from North to South! During this tour you will visit beautiful Cretan village Spili, then enjoy a route along Kourtalioti gorge by car, where we recommend to stop for an easy walk and visit St.Nicholas Church. Then, you will reach the South coast and admire beautiful view of Preveli beach. You can visit the Preveli monastery and go down by stairs up to the beach to swim and walk in the virgin Palm Forest. Finally, you will explore the picturesque Rethymno town and have a lunch in the old town. Our professional guides will give you all the information about the route and advise you about the best activities, restaurants and must-see spots. It is a private tour, so it is up to you, how much time to spend at each destination, the program is flexible. Tell us about your preferences and we will adopt the program for your needs. We give you options, you choose! Book now and discover Rethymno region with Status MLB!
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$541.43
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$541.43
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VIP Crete Sightseeing: Rethymno - Argiroupolis - Kournas Lake - Chania

VIP Crete Sightseeing: Rethymno - Argiroupolis - Kournas Lake - Chania

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Escape to the Western Crete - an idyllic destination on the island that effortlessly captures the spirit of authentic Philoxenia (“Hospitality”). With a chauffeured premium vehicle at your full-day disposal, you will explore the Venetian city of Rethymno, the charming lake of Kournas, and the romantic town of Chania by enjoying maximum comfort and privacy. Your private local insider guide will enrich the day with a visit to the village of Argyroupolis (Ancient Lappa city), where you will experience an authentic lunch at a cozy place surrounded by mountainous waterfalls, the smell of tasty grilled lamb on the spit (Cretan Antikristo) and friendly locals. Last but not least, you will have the chance for unique home-made wine tasting by Kournas Lake. Prepare to excite all your senses. Don't forget that among Crete's iconic gems like Elafonisi beach, Chrissi island, Knossos Palace, and safari there are so many other things to explore!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$625.65
per group
From
$625.65
per group
Taking safety measures

West Crete Day Tour: Chania, Rethymno, Lake Kournas - from Heraklion region

West Crete Day Tour: Chania, Rethymno, Lake Kournas - from Heraklion region

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Although Heraklion is the perfect base to see Crete’s cultural and architectural heritage, it’s not the only part of Crete that is worthy of a visit. On this full-day tour, discover two of the prettiest cities in Western Crete, Chania and Rethymno. Learn all about the diversity of Heraklion’s heritage, including its Venetian, Ottoman, Byzantine and ancient Greek influences.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.39
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$73.39

Day trip to Rethymno, Chania & Kournas lake

Day trip to Rethymno, Chania & Kournas lake

Get to know the west side of the island in a tour, enjoying a morning bus trip towards the cosmopolitan town of Rethymno, followed by a visit to Chania, the little “Venice” of Crete. Complete your day trip to the picturesque lake of Kournas, Crete’s only freshwater lake.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.74
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$51.74
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West Crete and the natural sweet Lake of Kournas! Tour from Heraklion

West Crete and the natural sweet Lake of Kournas! Tour from Heraklion

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It is a must for Cretan Visitors to enjoy the 2 most beautiful cities of the Island! Chania the western Capital with its stunning old Town and Venetian Harbor and Rethymno the fortified city with its Turkish mosks and romantic medieval Aura. Get lost in the narrow streets with small Cafes and shops, family-run restaurants with local recipes from the past and exceptional local wines. On our way, we will discover the sweet water Lake of Kournas admiring the Flora and Fauna of west Crete!
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.13
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$48.13
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 Rethymno Cycling Tour

Rethymno Cycling Tour

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Cycling tour is a unique chance for you to explore many beautiful places near to Rethymno. We provide you with the appropriate equipment and take care of your safety.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.14
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$54.14
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Portrait of West Crete: Six Senses Mosaic & Venetian Rethymno

Portrait of West Crete: Six Senses Mosaic & Venetian Rethymno

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Pair up with our top local insider & journey along the golden expanse of West Crete by the comfort of a luxury chauffeured vehicle. Submerge into a bespoke adventure fueled by the shimmering authenticity of ancient villages, hospitable locals who live close to untouched nature, lavish gorges spilling their rivers into the sea & storied Byzantine Monasteries nestled among utopian wonders. Tuck into the genuine flavors of our legendary forefathers. Unearth the archaic hamlet of King Agamemnon where water resources are pure, the temperature is ideal, & the local knowledge of food is an art. Prepare to be mesmerized by delicious aromas of slow-grilled lamb & melt-in-mouth river fish placed around an open fire straight in front of you. Luxuriate along the seaside town of Rethymno wallowing in the charm of the labyrinthian streets & Venetian fortification. Revel in the glamour of the old town that makes it a minor playground for authentic street markets & eclectic wine-cocktail bars.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$625.65
per group
From
$625.65
per group
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From Heraklion : Full-Day Bus Trip to Chania city , Kournas lake & Rethymno city
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From Heraklion : Full-Day Bus Trip to Chania city , Kournas lake & Rethymno city

This excursion brings us to West Crete and our first stop in Chania, the most ravishing city of Crete. It was an important Minoan city and the “mother of the Cretan cities”, according to ancient writers. The city is divided in the Old City, with the gorgeous harbor and the New City, beyond its Venetian fortifications.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.75
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$57.75
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Private Tour in Crete, Visit Rethymno, UNESCO

Private Tour in Crete, Visit Rethymno, UNESCO"S Monastery of Arkadi, Lake Kourna

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This Private tour in Crete is a unique opportunity to feel the Cretan hospitality You will walk at the narrow streets of old town of Rethymno, at narrow alleys, kiosks (prominent wooden windows), amateur lyres, mantinadas, smell of fresh bread from wood ovens and tsikoudia flavor. In other words, one of the latest authentic magical tour in Crete. You will visit the Lake of Kourna, that the landscape is lovely and relaxing, whether you want to go for a walk in the countryside with unique natural beauty. You will have memorable photos here. Our next stop will be at the Arkadi Monastery, as it is the most historic monastery of Crete and it has been designated by UNESCO as a European Freedom Monument. Finally, we will reach at the most traditional village in Crete, located in picturesque green rolling hills the village is well known for its pottery, called "Margarites". Being the most important center of ceramics industry in Crete this is the must-see. The duration of the tour is 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$306.81
Price varies by group size
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$306.81
Price varies by group size
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Rethymno Inland

Rethymno Inland

Enjoy a day that combines nature with beautiful lush landscapes along with history and time to relax. An excellent opportunity to discover the real character or Crete. The excitement to discover is second to none, Try it!
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$712.65
per group
From
$712.65
per group

Cave Sfentoni, Village Axos Wooden Museum, Enagron Agritourism from Chania
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Cave Sfentoni, Village Axos Wooden Museum, Enagron Agritourism from Chania

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Cave of Sfentoni is one of the most interesting caves in Crete. In the Cave of Sfentoni extensively adorned with stalactites and stalagmites. The impressive cave provides the visitors with breathtaking sights of how Mother Nature patiently “creates” an aesthetic spectacle by using mineral-rich water drops Axos village is located on the north side of the Psiloritis Mountain, built on terraces 600 meters above sea level. Ruins of the Acropolis’ walls can still be seen today. In the village Axos, you can visit the museum with the wooden handmade statues of interesting subjects taken from the ancient mythology and the modern history of the village and all Crete, as well as the everyday life of its inhabitants ENAGRON AGRITOURISM: It is a wonderful place where you can experience the real life of the old Cretan village. It has a traditional style and many activities. You can enjoy the real life of Crete and it’s really a fantastic experience.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$601.59
per group
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$601.59
per group
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Margarites, Monastery of Arkadi & Rethymno city - Private Tour from Chania
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Margarites, Monastery of Arkadi & Rethymno city - Private Tour from Chania

Margarites Village, located between green rolling hills. The village is well known for its pottery which the visitor can purchase along with other items of traditional art – local craft shops are open to welcome tourists. Margarites are worth exploring by walking through the village, you will see beautifully decorated doors and walls, which date from the period of the Venetian occupation. The Monastery of Arkady is surrounded by a strong wall that made it impregnable by the enemies. It is surely the most historic monastery of Crete, it is the sacred symbol of the fight for freedom. In fact, the UNESCO has declared Arkadi a European Monument of Freedom. Rethymnon City is a fascinating walking tour through the narrow winding streets of Rethymnon, the old houses with their wooden covered balconies, the Venetian and the Turkish monuments. Rethymno combines rarely united features: the old town’s charm and history, with proximity to a long sandy beach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$594.37
Price varies by group size
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$594.37
Price varies by group size
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SeaByBus - All inclusive half day trip to Rethymno-Kournas Lake from Chania
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SeaByBus - All inclusive half day trip to Rethymno-Kournas Lake from Chania

During this half day trip, we will take you to Rethymno, a well-organized city with a variety of picturesque routes to follow and numerous historical monuments to visit. You will be amazed by the large Venetian castle Fortezza, countless churches and mosques, the old lighthouse, arches, cobbled paths and many other beautiful hidden spots of the old city. Our next stop is the famous Lake of Kournas, the only freshwater lake in Crete. This place is ideal for relaxation and a walk, where you can enjoy the magnificent view of the White Mountains reflected in the waters while drinking a cup of traditional Greek coffee.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.21
From
$78.21
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Crete from 3.000 BC.: Knossos & Museum with Wine Routes of Heraklion from Chania

Crete from 3.000 BC.: Knossos & Museum with Wine Routes of Heraklion from Chania

Succumb to a bespoke service of our top local guides with expert knowledge by the comfort of a luxury chauffeured vehicle at your disposal. Luxuriate along the stellar ruins & lavish frescoes of Knossos Palace appreciating it in a way few will ever get the chance to. Immerse into the labyrinthian marvel as we draw you back to a time when myth & history were indistinguishable. Where there’s culture, there’s wine. Let us chauffeur you to the heart of Central Crete, a rich Minoan land backed by olive groves & wine-red earth. Here you will discover boutique award-winning domains to sample Cretan vintages with divine flavors. With personal touch impressions soak up the entire collection of unique artworks & history of the archaeological museum of Heraklion by savoring each hall at your own pace. In the evening, stroll the aesthetically fortified city of Heraklion. Dazzle your senses with delicious aromas of garlic & basil pouring from superb restaurants with local-exclusive cuisine.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$998.63
per group
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$998.63
per group
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Crete Amazing places Rethymno - Margarites - Arkadi

Crete Amazing places Rethymno - Margarites - Arkadi

Full of archaeological sites, Byzantine churches, quaint villages, Rethymno is one of the most beautiful places in Crete
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  • 1 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$517.36
per group
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$517.36
per group

VIP Private Transfer: Heraklion - Rethymno Hotels & Villas

VIP Private Transfer: Heraklion - Rethymno Hotels & Villas

Enjoy your VIP private transfer with maximum comfort and style. Your chauffeur will be holding up a name board with your name on it along. Our driver will assist you with your luggage.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$156.41
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$156.41
per group
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Landrover Safari Explore Shephard's Hut and Cheese Making Process
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Landrover Safari Explore Shephard's Hut and Cheese Making Process

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Learn about the history and the traditions of the Island, meet locals, explore the wildlife of Crete, feel our hospitality and taste the delicious Cretan cheese and cuisine. Afterwards our amazing off-road route continues and on the way up to the shepherd‟s hut “Mitato”, where you will find out all about the lifestyle of a shepherd and cheese making process. There the owner welcomes us with a shot of raki and fresh Graviera Cheese.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.27
From
$102.27
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Barrier-free: Chania and Rethymno - 5 hours private group & wheelchair users

Barrier-free: Chania and Rethymno - 5 hours private group & wheelchair users

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Traveling on vacation or on a cruise ship in Greece? Get to know the great diversity of the country on the barrier-free excursions designed just for you. The trips are suitable for older people or people with reduced mobility so you can enjoy the trip at your own pace. Completely barrier-free excursions for single travelers and small groups with wheelchair users (also e-wheelchair or other aids possible). - Equipment rental (wheelchair, e-wheelchair, scooter) available on request - Certified assistance bookable on request
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$866.28
per group
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$866.28
per group
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Portrait of West Crete: Six Senses Mosaic & Venetian Rethymno from Elounda

Portrait of West Crete: Six Senses Mosaic & Venetian Rethymno from Elounda

Pair up with our top local insider & journey along the golden expanse of West Crete by the comfort of a luxury chauffeured vehicle. Submerge into a bespoke adventure fueled by the shimmering authenticity of ancient villages, hospitable locals who live close to untouched nature, lavish gorges spilling their rivers into the sea & storied Byzantine Monasteries nestled among utopian wonders. Tuck into the genuine flavors of our legendary forefathers. Unearth the archaic hamlet of King Agamemnon where water resources are pure, the temperature is ideal, & the local knowledge of food is an art. Prepare to be mesmerized by delicious aromas of slow-grilled lamb & melt-in-mouth river fish placed around an open fire straight in front of you. Luxuriate along the seaside town of Rethymno wallowing in the charm of the labyrinthian streets & Venetian fortification. Revel in the glamour of the old town that makes it a minor playground for authentic street markets & eclectic wine-cocktail bars.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$697.84
per group
From
$697.84
per group
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Rethymno:Gorge of Kroutaliotis, Preveli Monastery, Damnoni Beach, Spili Village
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Rethymno:Gorge of Kroutaliotis, Preveli Monastery, Damnoni Beach, Spili Village

Gorge of Kourtaliotis is one of the most spectacular natural attractions of Rethimno. The huge cliffs of the canyon reach a height of 600 meters and are full of openings and caves. Monastery of Preveli is situated at a beautiful natural setting on the western slopes of the Great River and the palm area. It is built on 170 m of altitude and has breathtaking sea. views. There is a considerable number of images (16th-20th century). Monastery of Preveli is one of the most famous in Crete. Damnoni beach where you can enjoy swimming in a really blue landscape. Damnoni is a popular touristic resort, very well developed and organised. The beach that stretches in front of the resort is a long bay with beautiful turquoise waters and coarse white sand.Spili is a synonym for water since its most characteristic attractions are the 25 fountains. Water, emerging from thirty-nine springs scattered around the area, flows from hydrants shaped like lions’ heads.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$810.94
per group
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$810.94
per group
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Full Day Rethimno Area

Full Day Rethimno Area

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Let us introduce you to the authentic Crete and enjoy a day filled with pretty scenery, history and time to relax. You will discover the unknown side of what you see in pictures and become part of it. A perfect tour to combine everyday city life with lush landscapes of natural beauty.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$777.44
per group
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$777.44
per group

Ancient Palaces with Minoan Wine Routes & Iconic Matala Beach from Chania

Ancient Palaces with Minoan Wine Routes & Iconic Matala Beach from Chania

Hop down to the heart of Central Crete, the beloved land of our ancestors, and let the wonders of the Minoan world collide on this luxurious passage of time. From the comfort of a premium chauffeured vehicle & escorted by our top local insider revel in the endless luxuries of the ancient Messara plain where wine-red fertile soils treasure lavish vineyards & the oldest olive groves stretch perennially toward the horizon. Visit a family award-winning winery set on the peak of allure panoramas & let our passionate winemakers immerse you into their intoxicating world. Luxuriate in ages unearthing the Bronze Age palaces of Phaistos & Gortyna along with storied villages & monasteries. In the afternoon, tuck in the bohemian vibe of Matala that captivated Bob Dylan & Janis Joplin. Bask in the turquoise waters of the Libyan Sea & unwind in the charming village irresistible for its freshly caught grilled fish & finest ouzo. To us, travel means putting fire in your soul with the best stories.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$758.00
per group
From
$758.00
per group
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Taste of Crete: Rethymnon Gourmet Food Walking Tour

Taste of Crete: Rethymnon Gourmet Food Walking Tour

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Discover Cretan cuisine on a private food tour of Heraklion, the capital city of Crete. Your local guide introduces you to delicacies such as dakos, honey, olives, yogurt, a variety of cheeses, and souvlaki. You’ll also taste alcoholic beverages such as raki, a grape-based pomace brandy, and red and white wines.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.27
Price varies by group size
From
$102.27
Price varies by group size
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VIP Crete Sightseeing: Rethymno-Argiroupolis-Kournas Lake-Chania from Elounda

VIP Crete Sightseeing: Rethymno-Argiroupolis-Kournas Lake-Chania from Elounda

Escape to the Western Crete - an idyllic destination on the island that effortlessly captures the spirit of authentic Philoxenia (“Hospitality”). With a chauffeured premium vehicle at your full-day disposal, you will explore the Venetian city of Rethymno, the charming lake of Kournas, and the romantic town of Chania by enjoying maximum comfort and privacy. Your private local insider guide will enrich the day with a visit to the village of Argyroupolis (Ancient Lappa city), where you will experience an authentic lunch at a cozy place surrounded by mountainous waterfalls, the smell of tasty grilled lamb on the spit (Cretan Antikristo) and friendly locals. Last but not least, you will have the chance for unique home-made wine tasting by Kournas Lake. Prepare to excite all your senses. Don't forget that among Crete's iconic gems like Elafonisi beach, Chrissi island, Knossos Palace, and safari there are so many other things to explore!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$697.84
per group
From
$697.84
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Rethymno (Rethimno) costs USD 48.13. Guided Rethymno (Rethimno) tours start around USD 48.13 per person. See all 28 Rethymno (Rethimno) tickets and tours on Viator.
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