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.

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A trip to Crete without a visit to a traditional Cretan Evening is not complete. Embrace the unique sounds of the music and the beauty of the traditional Cretan dances.

  • location: Fournes, Chania, Chania
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: Chania, Chania
  • 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

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.

  • location: Kissamos , Chania
  • Type: Courses & Seminars
  • duration: 1 days

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!

  • location: Modern and old Rethymnon , Rethymno
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours, Courses & Seminars
  • duration: days

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.

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

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!

  • location: Old town of Rethymnon, Rethymno
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours, Courses & Seminars
  • duration: 1 days

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.

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

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.

  • location: Old town of Chania, Chania
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours, Courses & Seminars
  • duration: days

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.

  • location: The Village of Drapanos in the prefecture of Chania., Chania
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours, Courses & Seminars
  • duration: days

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.

  • location: Knossos palace, Heraklion & Lasithi Plateau, Heraklio, Lasithi/East Crete
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

Visit the most beautiful and historical areas of Chania.

  • location: Apokoronas area, Ancient Aptera, NE Chania, Chania
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: Lasithi Plateau, Lasithi/East Crete
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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.

  • location: Kisamos, Chania
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

Discover Crete during a day trip in an air-conditioned coach. Visit Agios Nikolaos and the Elounda Lagoon. Explore the fishing village of Plaka as well as the island and former leper colony of Spinalonga.

  • location: Agios Nikolaos, Elounda, Plaka, Spinalonga, Lasithi/East Crete
  • Type: Water Element, Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

Enjoy a private wine tasting with 15 wines, visit a gourmet restaurant and enjoy a olive oil tasting. Discover real Cretan tastes and gastronomy in a friendly atmosphere of maximum 8 people.

  • location: Archanes, Peza, Heraklio
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours, Courses & Seminars
  • duration: 1 days

Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village established the Museum of Rural History and Folk Craft to preserve and promote Cretan civilization and tradition. Encounter Cretan civilization and tradition with a well-informed professional guide.

  • location: Arolithos, 11o km. old National Road Heraklion-Rethymnon, Malevizi, Heraklio, Heraklio
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours
  • duration: 1 days

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!

  • location: Amari Valey near Rethymnon, Rethymno
  • Type: Guided Trips/Tours, Courses & Seminars
  • duration: 1 days

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