We rocommend hiring a car to explore the natural beauty of Crete
+ The Monastery Arkadi
Arkadi Monastery is perhaps the best-known monastery on Crete due to the Holocaust of 1866. Arkadi was designated by UNESCO as a European Freedom Monument.
+ Guided Tour for western Crete "The traditional Crete":
The inland of Rethymno prefecture hides many secrets. You´ll visit a Cave, Monasteries, Mountain - Villages, an old olive oil factory, and the "Dam Fragma Potamon". Explore the traditional Cretan lifestyle and of course some historical facts of Crete. The first stop is at Melidoni Cave, a cave full of history and dates to the Neolithic Period based on tools and items found it the cave. Can be booked optionally price per person including a traditional meal in a rustic taverna 40 €.
+ On the wheels southwards “On Hippies Trail + Culture” first you visit the archaeological site and Gortys
and then you continue southwards to the excavations of Phaistos
then in direction to the “Hippie-Village” Matala
and to Komos bay
+ Visit the mountain village Archanes
Crete´s largest wine producing region. We call this road to Archanes “the vintners´road”, as there are a variety of wine producers offering there wine and wine-testing in there winery. Archanes is one of the oldest charming mountain villages of Crete. To the west looms sacred mountain Juchtas surrounded by hills and numerous water springs.
+ Visit the archaelogical Museum
of Heraklion, it is one of the most important Museums of Europe.
+ The archaeological site Knossos
is the most important excavation of Crete. Sir Arthur John Evans the English archaeologist unearthing the palace of Knossos he discovered the oldest high culture of Europe the Minoan civilisation.
Crete is a huge island with a great history. We cannot show all excursion options here, but we can show the most important ones.
Explore Crete’s stunning landscapes, taking your time to visit the highlights you want to see. With one of our self-drive tours, you will discover Crete on your own terms and make memories of a lifetime!
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