Activities & Tours - Discover Crete's culture

To fully appreciate Crete, one must immerse oneself in its history, its culture and its famous cuisine. Choose among the activities offered: such as themed culinary tours, wine tasting trips, cooking classes, guided tours to the cities and their major attractions etc.

Check below, or search using the smart search box on the left, for activities, tours, seminars or adventure expeditions on the island of Crete!

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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.

  • location: All over Sitia area, on the most important peak-mountains that functioned as sanctuaries during the Minoan civilization., Lasithi/East Crete
  • Type: Hiking, Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 8 days

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

  • location: White mountains, Chania
  • Type: Jeep/4X4/Motorbike, Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: Wine Routes, Heraklion hinterland, Heraklio
  • Type: Hiking, Guided Trips/Tours, Courses & Seminars
  • duration: 2 days

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?

  • location: Messara Plain, Center of Crete (Heraklio hinterland), Heraklio
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours, Courses & Seminars
  • duration: 2 days

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.

  • location: Chania, Apokoronas region, Chania
  • Type: Jeep/4X4/Motorbike, Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: Vatolakos, Chania, Chania
  • Type: Jeep/4X4/Motorbike, Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: Chania inland, Chania
  • Type: Jeep/4X4/Motorbike, Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

On the northern side of the White Mountains and just 20 kilometers away from the town of Chania there is a mountainous paradise.

  • location: Chania inland and White Mountains, Chania
  • Type: Hiking, Jeep/4X4/Motorbike, Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: Hinterland of Rethymnon, Margarites - Eleftherna, Rethymno
  • Type: Hiking, Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: Amari region, Rethimnon, Rethymno
  • Type: Hiking, Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: Hinterland of Rethymnon, Chromonastiri and Mili gorge, Rethymno
  • Type: Hiking, Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: Psiloritis, Nida Plateau, Rethymno, Heraklio
  • Type: Hiking, Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: Idi Mountain/ Psiloritis, Rethymno
  • Type: Jeep/4X4/Motorbike, Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: Heraklion, Crete, Heraklio
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: Houdetsi village, Heraklion, Heraklio
  • Type: Courses & Seminars
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: Heraklion city (Tour around the fortifications of the city of Heraklion), Heraklio
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

Meet the Cretan grapes in a glass of wine in a small and cosy tasting room in Houdetsi, a village of the Cretan inland.

  • location: Houdetsi village, Heraklion, Heraklio
  • Type: Courses & Seminars
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: The Lasithi prefecture. The city of Aghios Nikolaos, Elounda and Spinalonga., Lasithi/East Crete
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: The city of Chania, The Old town and the Harbour Area, Chania
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

For 75 minutes you are your own navigator and you get to enjoy your time on the Segway and to see an area of your preference – always with an escort.

  • location: The area of Chania, Chania
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

Plan your own private tour- email us your requests! Segway by the Beach, Segway Sunset Dinner, Segway Night Tour.

  • location: The area of Chania, Chania
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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