Greece: Crete Roundtrip LY01

7 Days From £0 (370 USD)

This is a self-drive tour of Crete allowing you to move around and see as much as possible of this beautiful and historic Greek Island. With mountains, fishing villages, ancient ruins and beautiful beaches Crete is a great holiday spot.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Private tour
Start Location: Heraklion, Crete
End Location: Heraklion, Crete
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: Spring, Summer and Autumn
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travellers

About The Operator

Accreditations: HATTA, EOT
Years In Business: 5

Please note this tour can be extended and you can also do a route departing from Chania instead - please contact us for more details.

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
- Accommodation with breakfast
- Car Hire with driving instructions and maps

Excludes
- Flights
- Meal and drinks and personal expenses

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. After collecting your car, and dependent on your arrival time, you can book into your hotel in Heraklion and visit the Minoan Palace at Knossos and the world famous museum close to the town centre.
Day 02. If you are spending the night at Agios Nikolaos you can stop on the way at the Minoan site of Malia and one of the many sandy beaches, or maybe visit the Lassithi Plain with the cave of Zeus. The following day can be spent on a trip to the delightful town of Sitia and the palm beach of Vai, or to the Minoan Site at Kato Zakros. Alternatively, if you wish to stay at Ierapetra you can stop on the way to see the wonderful views of Mirabello Bay and the ancient ruins of Gournia followed by a day of sightseeing on the south coast, to the east of Ierapetra.
Day 03. As Day 2
Day 04. A long drive on the south coast road through the old villages clinging to the sides of the mountains, and with spectacular views over the Libyan Sea. You can stop at the sites of Gortys, Phaistos and Agia Triada, before finally getting to the small seaside town of Plakias, where you spend two nights. The next day can be spent exploring this delightful area and visiting the magnificent monastery at Moni Preveli.
Day 05. As Day 4
Day 06. A drive to Chania stopping to see the huge fort on the beach at Frangokastello and a short diversion for coffee in Chora Sfakion before crossing the mountains to see Aptera and Souda Bay on the way to Chania. Your last full day you can spend in town, or seeing the many sights of Akrotiri, or for the really adventurous a day out to visit the beaches of Phalassarna, or Elafonisi on the far western coast.
Day 07. As Day 6