Crete – From East to West 8 days / 7 nights

Crete – From East to West

PROGRAM 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

DAY 1: Arrival at Heraklion airport. Meet and greet with english speaking escort. Transfert to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in 3* hotel. 

DAY 2: Breakfast and morning departure for Elounda with english speaking guide. Embarkation on a small boat to reach the island of Spinalonga and its Venetian fortress. Barbecue lunch in tavern possibility of swimming (weather permitting). On the way back, stop over Agios Nikolaos seaside resort on the Gulf of Mirabello. Back to the hotel dinner and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 3: After breakfast, departure for the visit of Knossos and the museum. We continue to Lassithi plateau located in the heart of of Mount Dikte, which height is 2148 meters. Visit the "eco park" LASSINTHOS .We continue passing through some traditional villages .Lunch in a traditional tavern and in the late afternoon visit of Kera Kardiotissa Monastery famous for its Byzantine frescoes. Visit of the Cave of Psychro. Back to the hotel, dinner and overnight.

DAY 4: Leisure morning at your hotel on all inclusive basis. Departure for the Cretan evening dinner english speaking escort.Overnight at your hotel.

DAY 5: Breakfast and morning departure to visit the famous Monastery of Arkadi, the Mecca of the modern history of Crete. Visit of Rethymnon, the old Venetian harbor and its old town. We continue to the ancient capital of Crete Chania: the old town, aristocratic mansions, fountains and the old harbor. Lunch in a tavern. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

DAY 6 - Excursion Sea and Mountain.
Morning departure towards Southwest of Crete. Arrival to the plate Askifou for a photo stop. We continue to Sfakia, visit of the village and taste of the famous "pita Sfakiani" traditional cake with honey from the region. Lunch in a tavern. Departure to Fragokastelo (Venetian fortress) free time for swimming. In the afternoon visit of the village Aradena and return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight. 

DAY 7- Excursion Cretan Panorama
This tour gives you the opportunity to discover the traditional villages of the westside of Crete passing by the cretan nature. Photo stop at the fortress of Aptera, important site of the Greco-Roman antiquity. We continue to Argiroupolis, village known for its natural springs, visit of the village and tasting of local products .Lunch in a tavern and free time. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon. Transfer to the village of Argyroupolis for dinner. Overnight at hotel. 

DAY 8: Transfer to the airport of Heraklion with English-speaking escort. Assistance to the formalities of departure. End of our services.

 

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