1. Greece
  2. Crete
  3. Heraklion
  4. Balos Beach

Crete: Private Full-Day Tailor-Made Sightseeing Tour

Product ID: 100926
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Create your own itinerary of Crete and see the sights that you want to see on an 8-hour private tour. Mix and match from destinations in the north and south of the island and get a fully personalized experience.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Russian

Pickup included

Pick-up from your hotel.
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Create your own sightseeing itinerary of Crete
  • Relax on golden sand beaches or swim in the lagoon of Gramvousa Island
  • Visit the Minoan Palace of Knossos or the hippy caves of Matala
  • Journey through palm groves to the far eastern edge of Crete
Full description
Explore Crete according to your own interests on a full-day private tour by air-conditioned minibus. Create your own itinerary before you set off and mix and match the attractions you want to see on a fully-customized experience. Put yourself in the hands of a professional, multilingual driver/guide and choose from 1 to 5 destinations from the following attractions:

North and Central Crete:
• 1. Balos Beach and Gramvousa Island
• 2. Falassarna Beach
• 3. Historic city of Chania, with its Venetian and Turkish architecture, restaurants, cafes and bars
• 4. Lake Kournas (to swim and sightsee)
• 5. Georgioupolis, with its 7-kilometer white sand beach
• 6. Historic Rethymno, packed with traditional and trendy restaurants, bars, cafes and shops 
• 7. The historic port of Heraklion and the Minoan Palace of Knossos
• 8. Agios Nikolaos, known for its chic and boutique atmosphere
• 9. Spinalonga Island
• 10. Venture through palm groves to Vai on the far eastern edge of Crete

South and Central Crete:
• 1. Visit the lagoons and pink sand beaches of Elafonisi
• 2. Palaiochora beach town
• 3. Plakias beach town
• 4. Preveli Beach
• 5. Ligres Beach 
• 6. Agia Galini beach town
• 7. Hippy caves of Matala beach town
• 8. Phaistos archaeological site
• 9. Sfakia
• 10. Samaria Gorge
Includes
  • Driver/multilingual guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Full insurance
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minibus (9, 13 or 19 seats) with Wi-Fi
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks (unless pre-arranged)
  • Entrance fees for museums and archeological sites
  • Boat tickets

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• You can mix and match north and south island options following a sensible plan. However, please take into account that Crete is 650 kilometers in length, east to west, so not everything is possible in a day. Please use Google for research while planning your day out. If you have any difficulties, or not enough time to research by yourself, then the local tour operator can arrange an itinerary for you. Message your hotel name, location and tips for an outstanding journey that will be sent to you for consideration
• Please wear comfortable shoes on the day, and bring your swimming costume if you want to swim or snorkel

From US$ 103.05 per person

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