Whatever you look for in a holiday, you will undoubtedly find it in Crete, the largest island in Greece. Crete is the ultimate combination of all. There, you can admire the remnants of brilliant civilizations, explore glorious beaches, impressive mountainscapes, fertile valleys and steep gorges.
Arrival at the Athens airport. Private transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the city and sample its diverse restaurants and nightlife. Overnight in Athens.
Transfer to the airport after breakfast. Flight to Heraklion, Crete. Arrive in Crete and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Elounda, a charming resort town about 20 kms (12 miles) from Heraklion.
Private day tour to the Palace of Knossos. The most important monument of of Minoan civilization. According to tradition, it was the seat of the legendary king Minos. The Palace is also connected with thrilling legends, such as the myth of the Labyrinth with the Minotaur, and the story of Daidalos and Icaros. Overnight in Elounda.
Morning transfer from hotel to Rethymno, the third large town in Crete. Explore the old town’s charm and history. Overnight in Rethymno.
Morning transfer to Chania, the second largest city of Crete. Visit the Venetian Harbour, the old port, the narrow shopping streets or hike the Great Samaria Gorge. Overnight in Chania.
Free day to explore Chania or have a private wine tour in some of the best wineries of Crete. Overnight in Chania.
Private transfer to the airport to catch your flight to Athens.