Feel free to choose your own tailor-made itinerary. Avoid queues and massive groups.
Enjoy the privilege of a private discussion with our tour guides, experts in the culture and traditions of our country and explore the local life and hidden gems of unknown Crete all the while you enjoy the comfort of our luxury transportation.
If you are a group of individuals seeking a tailor made interview please check our destination management services.

Chauffeured Tours

Our Chauffeured Private day tours of Crete limited to a maximum of eight participants provide you with the comfort and safety of one of our cars with a local experienced professional Guide. We offer a number of interesting itineraries to choose from; all suggestions are completely flexible and can be customized to specific requirements.

Minoan Magic and the Palace of Knossos

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See the most famous and popular of all attractions in Crete, the Palace of Knossos. This tour that takes you back 5000 years into myths and legends and secrets of Europe’s oldest civilization, the Minoans. The Minoan Palace of Knossos is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and was probably the ceremonial and political centre of the Minoan civilization and culture. Optional: Afterwards, explore Crete’s bustling capital, Heraklion, and take some time off for shopping. Visit the collection of archaeological finds in the museum. Enjoy browsing the open food market and visit the Venetian Lion fountain and the loggia before finishing up at the entrance to the old harbour Or: Visit award winning historically restored village of Archanes and stroll through the picturesque side streets and its colourful main square. We then will drive to the major wine growing district in Crete, Peza to visit the winery and sample some of Crete’s finest wines.
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Cretan countryside and the Lassithi plateau

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The Lassithi Plateau offers breathtaking views from the heights of the Dikti Mountains. It’s surrounded by mountains and used to be dotted with countless white-sailed windmills. Included in our route is the beautiful Monastery of Kera, dedicated to the Virgin Mary. We also visit the village of Psychro, where the cave is located, which plays a very important role in Greek mythology: It is said to be the birthplace of Zeus. It has been a cult centre of antiquity and is very impressive with stalactites and stalagmites. During the day we will have a break for lunch. On the return journey we will drive down through winding country lanes with magnificent landscapes to Neapolis where you can visit the Cathedral Panageia and enjoy traditional sweet loukoumades in the square.

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East Crete Roundtrip: Sitia, Toplou monastery and the Palm Beach Vai

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This excursion includes some of the most beautiful sceneries of Eastern Crete: Ierapetra, the southernmost town of Europe looking out over the Libyan Sea, picturesque Sitia with its Venetian fortress, the Monastery of Toplou with its ancient icons, frescos and a long history of orthodoxy. The famous beach of Vai, on the very north-eastern tip of Crete, is the perfect place for swimming and relaxing. A beautiful beach and countless palm trees make you forget you are still in Europe!
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Experience the Charm of the West

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Driving along the north coast road of Crete we pass by Fodele village with its orange and lemon plantations. The village is also known as the birthplace of the famousCretan painter, El Greco. Leaving behind us the province of Milopotamos with its centuries old olive trees and the range of Mount Ida , We arrive at the impressiveMonastery of Arkadi. We keep on driving on the north coastal road leading to Chania having the imposing mass of the White Mountains on the right. Chania, the former capital of Crete, is a beautiful town which still preserves the monuments of its past, such as minarets and mosques from the Turkish occupation and a charming Venetian harbour and lighthouse.
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Exploring Wild Crete

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Explore the unknown parts of Crete. Driving through forests, discovering the wildlife whilst embracing unique nature, where mountains and sea become one. Discover how locals live up in the mountains and see how honey is made; get to know the local shepherds and cheese making process. Why not have culinary lessons with one of the local. This tour can also be taken off-road as a 4x4 adventure. Driving along dirt tracks, through remote villages, you may visit hidden away beaches for a dip in the Libyan Sea. This tour really gives the opportunity to understand how nature and Cretan life are inseparable.
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Hiking Tours

We offer Private, guided walks for up to eight participants by experienced and Certified Ecologist where you have the opportunity to explore another Crete - Off the beaten track. These walks are designed to guide you through the breathtaking scenery of Crete’s most beautiful Nature and Landscapes, without missing out on the History and Culture of the island. We have recommended Walks but we are always open to create new ones’ that fit your needs and expectations. There’s a choice of routes covering different fitness levels, so whether you’re super-fit or easy going, there’s one to suit your needs.

Lastros

This is a combined excursion including a small hike and guided tour through Lastros an un-spoilt traditional village. Arriving at Lastros we begin with a small circular walk including breathtaking views of the village and the sea beyond. Returning back to the Village we will have a stroll, get to know the locals and why not have a delicious meal full of Cretan delicacies. After Lunch will be taken an amazing drive though Cretan history starting from the Minoan times, Venetian and Byzantine Empire, whilst never missing out on outstanding views.

Level of Fitness: Easy
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Minoan Ruins of Vrokastro

This guided walk will take you through Modern and Ancient paths unraveling secrets of Crete’s wildlife and history. An approximately 2.30 hour walk through the rocky hills with breathtaking view of today’s Mirabello bay, small churches and an old shepherds hut leading you to the Minoan Ruins of Vrokatsro.
This is a circular walk near by Istron village, so lunch will be taken in the village at a local Tavern. (Optional)

Level of Fitness : Moderate
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Exploring Kolokitha

This is a 3.30 hour beautiful walk that will take you through a diverse landscape with breathtaking views. We start off on a coastal walk which leads to a picturesque church of Agios Loukas. The route continues through plain fields and olive groves leading you to a steep hill just to be rewarded with the unforgettable view of Mirabello bay. This is a circular walk so after we can enjoy some fresh fish mezes for lunch in the town of Elounda.(Optional)

Level of fitness: Easy
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Kritsa Gorge

This is one of the better known and most popular gorges in the Lassithi area. This is a 3.30 hour walk where you get to discover a small but impressive canyon, with very narrow passages and tall walls surrounding you and blocking sun rays. It is a masterpiece of nature, which is worth a visit especially in spring, when flowers bloom and there is a little water. The walk leads to a traditional village Tapes, where you can have a walk around and chat to the locals, Lunch will be taken at a traditional tavern, why not try some goat or various vegetarian options that the local Cretan cuisine offers. (Optional) After the break in Tapes we will walk down the gorge through another route, with breathtaking views of the gorge.

Difficulty Level: Moderate
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