It is often said that travelling around the island by car is the best way to discover hidden treasures and to curtail this unique freedom due to bus schedules. If you talk to visitors on your own, you will find that there are many tourists who simply do not feel like going on holiday. If you are not planning to go to Crete.
You visit the spectacular lagoon of Balos Beach and enjoy the imposing Venetian fortress. You continue with one of the most beautiful sunsets in Crete.
Take a tour of Heraklion to explore the east coast of the island with the equipment necessary to practice your stand up paddleboard. You will be surrounded by fantastic underwater landscapes to discover, as well as a variety of marine life and animal species.
If you book a day trip to Heraklion, you can spend a pleasant day visiting the family winery and olive oil factory. The trip also takes you to explore all about the life of a local shepherd and enjoy a traditional Cretan lunch.
You will enjoy a few free hours in the city of Heraklion and visit the Archaeological Museum. Then visit the Historical Museum and Folklore Museum, where you can admire a collection of ancient artifacts and a small museum of the ancient city itself.
This is a fantastic tour that offers one of the best – for – money experiences to explore Knossos, the center of a mysterious Minoan civilization. This guided tour, one of our most popular day trips in the region, will take you on a journey of discovery of the ancient city and its ancient ruins, as well as a visit to the Archaeological Museum. This tour leads through the White Mountains where you unexplore traditional villages while learning about the culture and history of this island.
Among the exhibits are sewing needles made of animal bones, gold jewelry from Egypt and those used today. One of our favorite destinations on this tour is the opportunity to visit historical sites of the Second World War and experience modern Crete. While the tour focused on the Second World War, you can also see a little ancient history in the Archaeological Museum of Knossos.
On the tour, you will have a few hours to swim on the beach, enjoy a drink in the lobby pool or simply relax by the pool.