DAY YOU CAN ENJOY NEW AND EXCITING EXCURSIONS
CENTERS OFFER DAY TRIPS TO THE FOLLOWING PLACES
AND THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
A visit in the morning
to the world famous Minoan Palace of Knossos followed by a tour of the
Museum in Heraklion
and ending with time to explore the town centre.
GORTYS & MATALA
Staring at the beautiful
Minoan Palace of Phaistos and then on to the ancient Roman capital of Crete
before enjoying a
swim and the sands at Matala.
The famous disc of Phaistos
An excursion to the
traditional hill village of Kritsa and the church of 'Panagia Kera' with
its outstanding Byzantine
frescos from the 13th
& the 14th centuries.
PLAIN & DIKTI CAVE
A trip up to the high
mountain plain of Lassithi, famed for its windmills and agriculture before
visiting the cave
in which the god Zeus
was raised out of sight of Cronos.
RETHYMNO & ARKADI
A chance to walk through
the narrow lanes of Chania's old town with its beautiful Venetian and Turkish
architecture before visiting
Rethymno on the way
to the 16th century Monastery of Arkadi.
ZAKROS & TOPLOU
When in Eastern Crete,
visit the beach of Palm trees at Vai, the Minoan Palace at Kato Zakros
and the monastery from the
middle ages at Toplou.
An early start to
the Omalos Plain to start the walk down the 18 km of the nature reserve
of the Samaria Gorge to the sea and
a boat trip on your
& AGIOS NIKOLAOS
A boat trip, from
Agios Nikolaos, across the beautiful bay of Mirabello to the old leper
Colony Island of Spinalonga with its
A memorable night
in a traditional village experiencing the delicious foods, bouzouki music,
dancing, singing and wines native to Crete.
From one of the ports
on the north coast take a 4 hour boat journey to the volcanic island of
Santorini with its white washed villages
perched on top of
the high rim of the caldera
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