Start with a coffee under the, centuries-old, plane trees at the picturesque village of Spili. Then, driving through the Kourtaliotiko gorge you get to Preveli Monstery which dates back to the 10th century. The monastery is associated with the struggles for Crete’s independence up to the WWII, more recently, when the allies used it as a gateway to the Middle East. If you are in a mood for a swim, the next stop is definitely the village of Plakias. Next, are the cities of Rethimno and Hania which both have an intriguing mixture of Venetian and Ottoman architecture and buildings with well-preserved decorative elements. Famous commercial centers, both towns advertise their wealth during their peak in history, inviting the visitor to a mystical trip in the past.
Tour price: 500€ per group (max. 10 people)
- For all tours there is no time frame or time pressure. Duration is only shown for, purely, informative purposes, and itinerary can change at any moment according to the wishes of the client.
- All tours include photo-stops and/or resting stops.
- The above prices include pick up and drop off from the city of Heraklion. For a different location additional charges may apply.
- The above prices do not include either entrance fees for archeaological sites / museums or tickets for boats / ferries.
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