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You can purchase the following Boat-Tickets for daily cruises with your Hotel-Booking in our Website Kreta.com:
+ Day-Cruise to the offshore Island Koufonissi
This small Island is a Wildlife Refuge. Due to its stunning natural beauty and important ecosystem, it has been included in the European initiative NATURA 2000. This day-cruise can be booked in advance price per person 35 €.
+ Day-Cruise to the Island of Chrissy
Chrissy Island is 7 km long with a maximum width of 2 km, is located 8 nautical miles south of the most southern town Ierapetra Crete. Chrissy Island with its natural beauty is a nature reserve and part of Natura 2000 Networking Programme. You will be inspired from the exotic natural landscape of the cedar forest and the bays with golden sand and turquois water. Some of the trees are over 300 years old. This day-cruise can be booked in advance price per person 35 €.
Eastern Crete Tours & Trips Suggestions for your destination suggestions from the travel experts Kreta.com.
ON The WHEELS to explore the Island of Crete at your own pace, tours and trips for East Crete :
+ 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.
+ Visit one of the oldest Orthodox Churches Panagia Kera
and one of the most picturesque mountain village of Crete Kritsa
+A day excursion to the picturesque coastal villages Elounda
to visit the Village and the Fort - Island Spinalonga
The Spinalonga - Fort & Island Spinalonga is in the gulf of Elounda, it is one of the most famous places on the island! The rocky island is situated directly opposite the village of Plaka
Plaka, the fortified islet is a classic excursion. The history of Spinalonga goes back to the antiquity when the islet contained an ancient acropolis and protected the ancient sunken city of Olous. The trips to the Island Spinalonga from Agios Nikolaos, Elounda or Plaka are organized tours. The archaeological sites are opened at least 9am to 5:45pm but it can be from 8am in Summer. In the wintertime from November to March it is closed, sometimes it may open on weekends if the weather is good.
+ One of the most renowned table lands of Crete is the Lassithi Plateau with its dam and its Monastery Kera Kardiotissis
+ “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
+ visit the hidden beaches Red Beach
and Komos Bay
We took time to arrange these tours & trips for you and we would be glad to plan your holiday on Crete with you. Our goal is to meet your expectations so that you can realize your dream on Crete.
East Crete Archanes in the inland of the capital Heraklion in the largest wine-growing area of Crete in the heart of the oldest and most beautiful mountain village Archanes. Old restored manor house converted in large self-catering holiday apartments in country house style. Architecture true to the original with modern comfort refinements. Living among the locals, get inspired by the local tavernas, and take away some great recipes! Conveniently located to the capital and airport of Heraklion 17 km, to the excavations of Knossos 15 km.