In Price included: 2 day-Tours with our Private Loca Guide starting point Spilia Hotel.
Forget trying to see everything in a short time of 2 weeks. Make time for surprises, there are so many things to do or to see in the Southwest and West of Crete. Discover the most beautiful cities, Chania and Rethymnon and the National Parks Samaria Gorge, Agia Irini Gorge, the Imbros Gorges and the table lands Askifou and Omalos. Take time to unwind, switch off and let the uniqueness of Crete’s Nature reserves (e.g. the Lagoon Elafonisi, the Lagoon Balos) to refresh your soul. West/Sounth West Crete’ s scenic contrasts are great. Some suggesttions for your Trip "Crete West / South-West"
In West Crete:
Crete is a huge island with a great history. We cannot show all excursion options here, but we can show the most important ones.
+ Visit the Monastery Agia Triada
The Holy Trinity (Agia Triada) Monastery is probably the most impressive monastic complex of the final period of Venetian rule on Crete, due to both its scale and architectural form. The organic-olive oil of the Monastery Agia Triada has won many awards, there is a small Monastery Shop where you can buy this delicious organic olive-oil. The olive-oil of Agia Triada meets our standards from our online-shop greekmarketsquare.com
you can purchase this organic olive oil in our online shop.
+ 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.
+ The nature reserve Balos Lagoon
in western Crete. This day-cruise can be booked for extra charge 35 € per person
+ The nature reserves the table Omalos Tableland
in western Crete
and the Xyloskalo - Panorama-Restaurant with panorama view to the Samaria Gorge and the snow covered "White Mountains". After a good dinner in the rustic restaurant at the fireside you taste the traditional delicious speciality of this region "Sfakiani Pita".
+ South-Coast Tour for swimming and snorkelling and visiting the Monastery Chrissoskalitisa
and the Lagoon Elafonissi
this excursion can be booked for an extra charge 35 € per person (if you don´t have a car)
+ Guided Tour western Crete hiking day-tour through the national park Samaria Gorge
the oldest nature reserve of Crete. This excursion can be booked in advance for an extra charge 35 € per person
+ Guided Tour western Crete hiking day-tour through the Agia Irini Gorge
This Gorge is part of the European Walking Path E4.
The unspoiled South of Crete promises natural wonders as unique sandy bays, amazing landscapes with dramatically Gorges and remote villages. The ever-sunny Southern Crete has a lot to offer for sunseekers and beach lovers.
+ Driving tour through the Askifou Tableland
towards to the southwest coast to Frangokastello
for swimming or snorkelling. An eventful tour for sports-active people, we recommend the hike setting on this tour Imbros Gorge.
+ South Crete makes the most of the sunshine. From sloping hills to hidden bays, sandy beaches and dunes. Ligres Beach
is at the foot of the imposing Siderotas mountain, 52 km from Rethymnon City and 4.9 km from the village of Kerames.
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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