Organized tours and activities on your own. There are multitudes of tours to join in Crete.
Here we have compiled a few of them. In addition, suggestions for activities you can do yourself.
The little train running 10 different tours every day, and tours both morning and afternoon. Tickets can be purchased at the bookstore in Tavronitis and several other places along the old road between Tavronitis and Platanias.
Boat from Kissamos to the island Gramvousa with its Venetian castle from 1579 and Balos lagoon entirely northwest of Crete. Daily departures with large comfortable boats. Lunch can be purchased on board. Swimming and diving.
Europe's longest gorge, 18 km. From 1250 meters above sea level to coast. Fantastic tour with guide. Bus to the Omalos plateau where you start the trip down. Boat from Agia Roumeli to Sougia where the bus is waiting to drive you home. Tickets purchased from us.
Knossos is a giant palace from the Bronze Age, the largest in Crete. Built between 1700 and 1400 BC. Discovered in 1878 and excavated in the early 1900s. Situated at Heraklion. Organized trip by bus, tickets can be purchased from us. Optionally trip on your own by car. Well two hours drive each way.
Botanical park and gardens of Crete. Fantastic park with dozens of fruit trees and hundreds of other plants from around the world. Restaurant. You can buy fruit from the garden. Situated towards Omalos plateau. Organized trip by bus, tickets can be purchased from us. Optionally trip on your own by car. About 3 quarters drive.
Tandem paragliding, both with and without propeller. Can be booked at Falassarna Beach.
Bungee jump with a free fall of 138 meters, the second highest in Europe. Close to Sfakia (Chora Sfakion) on the south coast.
Jeep safari or safari at sea to remote beaches and beauty spots. Greek traditions with wine and olives. Or mountains and caves. The company offers a variety of safaris with something for everyone.
Trip to the ancient town of Aptera. The city was inhabited since the Bronze Age, and the ancient part was destroyed by the Arabs in the 9th century. Here is found tombs, temples and ruins of houses and debris from Greeks, Romans and the Byzantine empire. Guided tour by bus. Tickets purchased from us.
We visit a local tavern, and get to taste the local cuisine and wine, akkompanert of traditional Cretan music and dancing. Vegetarian dishes can be ordered. Evening tour by bus, about 19.00 to 24.00. Tickets purchased from us.
We visit Spinalonga, the island was used as leper colony from 1903 to 1957. Originally the island was a fortification built by the Venetians in the 1500s. Day trip by bus and guide. Tickets purchased from us.
Boat trip from Chania. Captain Nicks boats sits in the bay of Chania and offer tours with diving around Theodourou Island.