The rich and varied terrain of the island – the mountain massifs, the countless canyons, the caves, the sometimes wild, sometimes tender Cretan countryside, the measureless miles of coastline, the unusual and rare eco-systems and different microclimates that make up the island… all provide ideal opportunities for holiday activities in Crete, like extreme sports, nature activities and other unique experiences.
Combine unique panoramic views, traditional Cretan villages and find out all about the lifestyle of a Cretan shepherd by exploring an original shepherd’s hut ‘’Mitato’’. 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.
Lassithi plateau is a dreamy destination on the inland of Crete where the 10.000 white-sailed windmills, which still make a splendid sight against the mountains, used to break the otherwise green landscape.
A penetrating look into the Cretan island through the eyes of a scavenging bird that has touched Cretans more than any other. We will go up to the mountains to seek these extraordinary creatures.
These edge mountain villages are one of the most impressive residential cases in the history of Crete. They represent the dynamics of the Cretan landscape even in such inhospitable and remote places, while at the same time they show an unexpected lifeline offering high Cretan mountains.
Meet Mount Psiloritis (or Mount Ida) the mountain that rises to 2456 m, the highest point on Crete, the place where Zeus was raised, refuge for rebels throughout numerous battles and wars, and the natural home of shepherds and wildlife.
On the northern side of the White Mountains and just 20 kilometers away from the town of Chania there is a mountainous paradise.
Starting our Day trip Safari to Cretan culture we visit an Olive Mill and then a winery for a guided tour in the Cretan secret for long life! We visit an ancient olive tree which is 3000 years old and an exhibition on the history of olives. Working up an appetite we arrive at a small village tavern, where we introduce you to Cretan cuisine with plenty of food, wine and warm Cretan hospitality.
Combine a unique wine tasting, in one of the most famous vineyards of Crete, with the history and the traditions of the Island and find out all about the lifestyle of a Cretan shepherd by exploring an original shepherd’s hut. Enjoy the unique view of Chania from above and meet the wildlife of Crete by the help of our Land Rovers, driven by expert English speaking guides.
Combine unique panoramic views and traditional Cretan villages in one of the most well known area of Crete, "Apokoronas". Learn about the history and the traditions of the Island visiting the villages, seat with locals and taste our local treats with the Cretan hospitality that characterize us.
This mountain biking route begins from the idyllic village of Fodele, which extends in a verdant oasis full of orange and lemon groves, colourful flowers and breathtaking landscape.
A trip through Dionysos' "juices" (musts), in time and place… a trip for wine tasting and acquaintance with the Cretan "terroir" in the most famous wine-area of Crete.
This biking tour begins from the plateau of Nida, one of the largest in Crete, located at an altitude of 1472 meters, in the heart of Psiloritis Mountain.
Just a few kilometers away from Chania the mountains await us, in a surprising route at the northwest side of the White Mountains. They are vast, enormous and only by crossing them will you be able to comprehend their bulk...
Meeting point at Heraklion, we are moving ahead to Achendrias village which is also the place we will start our mountain biking tour in Asterousia Mountain range.
The trip includes walking in a wonderful track of the most extended forest of the Cretan mountains, and sub terrain exploration in the legendary cave.
How is the most basic ingredient of Mediterranean diet cultivated? Is olive oil better than other oils and why? Does landscape has an effect on the olive production, or is it the contrary? Do we produce today better olive oil than a century ago? Is cultivation of olives bad for the environment and does it really matter if it’s “organic”, or rather not?
Our newest and most sought after experience! We offer -for the first time ever- private tours to the beautiful Manousakis vineyards! Join us on this most complete winery experience where you see hands on, from start to finish how wine is made.
We are starting with cars our tour from Heraklion early in the morning and heading to Strouboula plateau, and then we start our journey to Psiloreitis Mountain.
The trip includes trekking in Youchtas mountain, in landscapes around Knossos and its harbors, as well as visiting the isle of Dia with a sailing boat. Areas that comprise the Mediterranean trilogy of the Minoan goddess’ myth, the: mountain, sea and island.
Easy trekking in paths of geological interest (fault of Plakias, Sellia etc.) in gorges and other sites of interest in the South Rethimnon & swimming in the famous beach of Preveli with the 2nd most extended palm-tree of Crete.
Just a few kilometers away from Chania the mountains await us, in a surprising route at the northwest side of the White Mountains.
We are starting with cars our tour from Heraklion early in the morning and heading to Strouboula plateau, and then we start our journey to Psiloreitis Mountain, a nice pathway that gives us the opportunity to see the geological diversity of this mountain with the rich alternation of landscapes.
We start from the village of Milatos and ascend to Milatos cave, where in 1823 Turks massacred their inhabitants. As we continue by passing through villages of the area, which most of them retain their traditional architecture. Stone houses have arched entrances, ornate walls from stone and beautiful monasteries.
The Samaria Gorge might be one of the greatest in Europe but the mountains and routes surrounding it are equally impressive and grand. Psari summit standing at around 2000 meters is the balcony of Samaria..
Conveniently located in the centre of the island of Crete, Hersonissos provides easy access to the most important sights of the island such as the Minoan palaces of Knossos and Festos, the plateau of Lassithi, and the picturesque towns of Ag. Nikolaos and Elounda.
This hiking trip one of the best coastal walks in Crete including fantastic beaches, great views and the church of Saint Paul which is built on a beach near Agia Roumeli. In addition there are small beach-tavernas along the way so it is easy to find refreshments.
The town of Eleftherna was founded by the Dorians around the 9th century BC and was inhabited up to the early Byzantine years. This is due to its strategic location at an altitude of 380m, crossed by the roads that connected the ancient Cydonia, Knossos and Mount Psiloritis. The findings so far have been discovered in three different positions of the same hill.
Our walk begins from near the village of Voleones as we ascend to Veni monastery, or the monastery of St. Anthony. This is in a spectacular position with a great view northeast towards Mount Psiloritis. In addition, it has a wonderful cave chapel deep into a cliff with holy water that has made it a holy site since the time of the Minoans.
Chromonastiri is a beautiful village built at the foot of Mount Vrysina that has some important Venetian architecture and Byzantine churches. Buildings with Venetian architectural elements are scattered in the village, but the most important building is the so-called Villa Claudio, a magnificent mansion, which has been restored and houses the military museum.
This walk is through the deepest and steepest gorge in the province of Chania, Aradaina gorge. The 138 m deep gorge is ideal not only for walking but for bunjee jumping as well. It starts at the abandoned village of Aradaina and descends into the gorge via on old stone-paved donkey trail. The path zig-zags down the side of the gorge precipitiously.
This excursion combines a visit to two important caves and a walk on the slopes of Mount Psiloritis (or Mount Ida). Idaeon Cave (or Idaeon Andron) is located on the eastern slopes of Mount Psiloritis, on the Nida plateau, about 75 km from Rethymno and only a short walk from where we leave our transport.
Gingilos is an awe inspiring mountain that rises to over 2000 m in the fabled White Mountains of Crete and offers a great view of the Samaria gorge. Today, we don't walk down the gorge, but walk up and away from the crowds of people walking in the Samaria gorge.
The first canyon on the east is called Moudriano Gorge, while the western gorge is Kato Poros Gorge, mostly known as the main Kollita Gorge. Hiking in the gorges is ideal for non-expert walkers as it is very easy and the beauty is amazing.
A guided visit to the Palace of Knossos enjoying the marvels of the oldest civilization in Europe and then the necessary addition of Archeological Museum of Heraklion, one of the largest museums in Greece featured among the most important Museums in Europe.
An environmental journey that combines hiking on nature and geo-trails of the Natural Park of Samaria, swimming at the most famous beaches of Crete and acquaintance with the cretan life and societies in the mainland of Chanea. Constant escort of an expert geologist, as well as expert mountain guide/s.
An 8-day tour on the most important "head-mountain minoan landscapes" at the eastern end of Crete (Sitia). Visits to almost all ridges of the region, while the visitor will learn basic aspects and facets associated with the Minoan cult on the mountains.
Head to the south-west region of Crete - Sfakia, where towering mountains, deep gorges, tales of adventure, and local cuisine await you. You’ll get it all on this full-day Crete tour that combines everything you could want from a great day: hiking, cooking, wine-tasting, cheese-sampling, storytelling and much more, to make up one epic, authentic Cretan adventure!
Give yourself an unforgettable sailing experience το inhabited island of Dia (Zeus in English)! Take a cool dive in the crystal-clear water of Dia, enjoy a romantic sailing in the sunset, have a fun-fishing experience with your children, walk the beautiful trail of cedars, relax in the small quiet bay of St. George overlooking Heraklion!
Explore the beautiful coastline of Mirabello bay with your private yacht and crew. Enjoy the hotspots of Agios Nikolaos and Elounda.
Enjoy a fabulous day aboard our luxuriously appointed 9 meters high speed RIB. Take your family and friends on a private Skippered RIB charter and visit the Souda Bay, Marathi and the area around Akrotiri, the Greek and US naval bases, secret bays and swim in crystal clear blue waters.
Speed boat safari, secret bays, caves and crystal clear blue waters... Enjoy a relaxed and adventurous day in an a 9 meters high speed RIB and admire the natural beauty of Souda bay and Drapanos Caves.
Enjoy a fabulous day aboard. The surrounding area is suitable for a day boat adventure and nothing reminds one of being in touristic Crete. You feel as if you are on a desert island where nobody can disturb your peace and quiet.
This is a lovely sea kayak trip in one of the most protected areas in Crete, Sfakia at South coast of Chania. The trip is ideal for people with no experience at all. There are sea caves and wonderful beaches along the paddling distance.
You need to be an experienced paddler to finish this sea kayak trip towards/at Dia island. The whole route is very exposed to winds and force 4/5, sea state 4 is very common.
After getting our breakfast and getting ready we will start paddling towards Spinalonga island. The island was subsequently used as a leper colony from 1903 to 1957. It is notable for being one of the last active leper colonies in Europe
Once everybody is ready for departure we will enjoy a great drive across Heraklio prefecture until we reach Psiloritis mountain. This is an one and a half, max two hours driving. Our target for the first day will be the highest summit of Crete...
This is a very relaxing sea kayak trip (when not wavy), long enough for experienced paddlers too and ideal for new paddlers as it can be done shorter if needed.
Some of the greatest beaches in Greece are during this paddling trip. Highly recommended if you would like to combine paddling with swimming and snorkelling.
This is a superb daily seak kayak trip in Eastern Crete.
After breakfast we leave to the sea-side village of Agia Roumeli at the south side of Crete. This is a paddling distance of 16km, stopping off at some of the most beautiful and remote beaches along the south coast.
An excellent sea kayak trip that gives you the chance to paddle in one of the most amazing coastlines of Crete (Chania, South West Crete).
This sea kayak trip is suitable to experienced paddlers only. You need to meet all critiria below. If you are in doubt for any of them please choose any of the other multi day trips as this one is very demanding.
Sail across the Libyan Sea on a 12-hour day trip to Chrissi Island from Crete. Spend the day on paradise beaches, or follow the walking paths through cedar forests.
The wine tasting seminar under the title “what is the sound of wine?” is the first one in Greece which offers a dimensional interactive and experience in wine tasting and music simultaneously.
The tour around the fortifications of the city of Heraklion includes walks on the ramparts, and the external ditch, aiming to a deeper knowledge of this magnificent monument.
Chania, or ‘Venice in the East’, is the second biggest city in Crete, built on the site of old Kydonia. The distinctive colour of the old town with all that it has inherited from earlier manifestations, the iconic Venetian harbour and the unique architecture have together established Chania as one of the most popular tourist destinations on the island.
This is a tour to the eastern side of the island. A tour that combines with spectacular views from the golf of Mirabello, visit to the old Venitian fort of Spinalonga, the coastal village of Elounda and the beautiful, laid back comopolitan atmosphere of the town of Aghios Nikolaos.
See the historical beauties of Chania, while having fun, gliding on your own personal Segway! On this tour you will discover the beautiful old City of Chania, and explore the old Venetian Port.
An unique guided tour through the wonderful landscape of Crete, as well as a real insight into the traditional village life and an opportunity to try your cooking skills in a Cretan household.
Discover the historical city of Rethymnon (just like many, many others before you). Learn about its’ history, hear tales of previous conquerors - Byzantines, Venetians and pirates. Follow the footsteps of aristocrats, sultans, and warriors as you walk the small streets of this beautiful city. Discover the sights and taste the flavours that only locals know!
Skip the concrete and head straight for the secrets of Heraklion. Hit the backstreets and hidden pathways, check the highlights, try local treats, and discover all the “ingredients” that have combined to make Heraklion such an amazing destination.
Turn on your taste buds and prepare yourself for a treat. Taste your way through the old town of Rethymnon on this evening food tour that uncovers the best from the Cretan diet. Eat and drink the best products of the region, talk to locals and how do they do it, and find out why Crete is a foodies’ paradise!
Crete is a foodies’ paradise and Heraklion is the capital! Let`s experience the city like a local. Explore their way of life, where they live, eat, and shop, all while tasting on the best Cretan treats.
Are you a wine lover? You’ll be glad to know there are plenty of good varieties in Crete! As well as good food, strong spirits, and mythical stories hidden around the small streets of Chania’s old town. We’re checking it all out and more on this sunset tour that visits the spots only known by locals.
From virgin olive oil to organic wines, locally produced cheese and unique smoked apaki, this tour will make your taste buds remember the treasures of Crete! You`ll visit a training centre dedicated to sustainability by supporting small-scale family businesses. Taste some treats, learn about Crete’s flora, and pick up a few tips for making your everyday life more environmentally friendly.
Explore the island of Crete on this varied full-day tour. Visit the monumental Palace of Knossos, explore the Lasithi Plateau, visit the birth cave of the father of gods Zeus, and learn more about the history of Greece.
Visit the most beautiful and historical areas of Chania.
Plunge into Greek mythology and learn the secrets of the Cretans in the Lassithi plateau, the valley of the 1,000 windmills. Visit. The birthplace of Zeus and be enchanted by the breathtaking scenery.
Spend an enjoyable day touring family wineries and an olive oil factory on this trip from Chania. Sit a while among the fragrant olive trees and then dive deep into nature’s miracle as you tasting award-winning local wines of the Kissamos region.
If you’ve come to Crete seeking for an adventure, then this tour is perfect for you! Tap into your inner Indiana Jones as you explore a Cretan village, hike a gorge, discover an ancient city, drink ‘healing water,’ swim in the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea, and try your hand at preparing local dishes!
Spend a day in the inland of Crete, exploring the rich Cretan culture. We’ll visit a medieval town and many traditional villages. We`ll see the oldest olive groves in the Mediterranean, see iconic historic sites, bake bread in a wood-fire oven, explore a monastery, and even hike through a gorge! Adventure awaits!