Ancient palaces with Minoan wine routes and Matala beach from Chania and Rethymno
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Ancient palaces with Minoan wine routes and Matala beach from Chania and Rethymno

Free cancellation
Language: English , French , German , Russian , Dutch
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Journey to South-Central Crete the land of old-world splendor and spoil yourself with distinct service paired with bespoke details
  • Wander the picturesque village of Agios Myron and step in the sacred Cave of the Saint where still flows the holy water
  • Stroll through the archaic Palace of Gortyna famous for the Great Inscription of Gortyn in Doric dialect that later became the Spartan Law
  • Savor scrumptious seafood dishes from the fresh catch of the local fishermen by indulging in the culinary significance of South Crete
What to expect

Hop down to the heart of Central Crete, the beloved land of our ancestors, and let the wonders of the Minoan world collide on this luxurious passage of time.

From the comfort of a premium chauffeured vehicle & escorted by a top local insider revel in the endless luxuries of the ancient Messara plain where wine-red fertile soils treasure lavish vineyards and the oldest olive groves stretch perennially toward the horizon.

Visit a family award-winning winery set on the peak of allure panoramas and let passionate winemakers immerse you into their world. Luxuriate in ages unearthing the Bronze Age palaces of Phaistos and Gortyna along with storied villages & monasteries.

In the afternoon, tuck in the bohemian vibe of Matala that captivated Bob Dylan and Janis Joplin. Bask in the turquoise waters of the Libyan Sea and unwind in the charming village irresistible for its freshly caught grilled fish and finest ouzo.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • What's included
    • Personal pick-up & drop-off with a flexibly adjusted pick-up time
    • Chauffeured premium vehicle at your disposal
    • Vehicle comforts: mineral water, fresh fruit & snacks, Wi-Fi, USB sockets & hygiene amenities
    • Private knowledgeable local insider guide
    What's not included
    • Admission fees (if applicable)
    • Drinks and meals in taverns
    • Gortyna guided tour (if requested)
    • Wine tasting expenses (if requested)
    Where

    Chania, 73132, Crete, Greece

    Meeting point:
    Pick-up available from your preferred location. Contact the partner to arrange your pick-up point and time in Chania or, if you wish, to arrange it in a different place. Use the contacts you will find on the voucher you will receive after booking
    What to remember
    • This tour is supported by multiple pick-up point options from your accommodation or cruise port with a flexibly adjusted pick-up time. Contact the partner with the contacts you will find on the voucher you will receive after booking to arrange your personal pick up point and time
    • Do not forget to bring along comfortable shoes and proper dress code in Byzantine Monasteries
    • Based on the size of your family or group you can choose among the following vehicle's options: a modern 3-seats vehicle, a limo 3-seats Premium Class, a modern 6-seats vehicle, and a minibus 9-seats VIP Class
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    When
    • Please check the calendar for updated availabilities and start times
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    Provider
    Snami Travel - Cretan Authentic Experiences
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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