Shore Excursion Crete, Palace of Minoa & Spinaloga Island, Elounda Village

Shore Excursion Crete, Palace of Minoa & Spinaloga Island, Elounda Village
Shore Excursion Crete, Palace of Minoa & Spinaloga Island, Elounda Village
Shore Excursion Crete, Palace of Minoa & Spinaloga Island, Elounda Village
Shore Excursion Crete, Palace of Minoa & Spinaloga Island, Elounda Village
Shore Excursion Crete, Palace of Minoa & Spinaloga Island, Elounda Village
Shore Excursion Crete, Palace of Minoa & Spinaloga Island, Elounda Village
Shore Excursion Crete, Palace of Minoa & Spinaloga Island, Elounda Village
Shore Excursion Crete, Palace of Minoa & Spinaloga Island, Elounda Village
Shore Excursion Crete, Palace of Minoa & Spinaloga Island, Elounda Village

Private Tour in Crete to visit Spinaloga island & more....


This is  one of our best-selling private tour in Crete as we will visit the Archaeological site of Malia, dating from the Middle Bronze Age which is the third-largest Minoan palace in Crete, built close to the beach. The majestic size, complex plan and multiple details of the palace make it a fascinating place to visit.

The life there was much the same as in the other palaces, rich and prosperous. We will visit  Agios Nikolaos, a small town with a picturesque harbor where you find one of the two sweet water lakes of Crete. e will then visit the oldest and most picturesque villages in Crete, called "Kritsa" built amphitheatrically on a rock hill, named Kastellos, surrounded by olive groves, at an altitude of 375 m & "Panagia Kera" to see the most important wall painting decorations in Greeceto!! Our next visit will be at "ELOUNDA" a small fishing town on the northern coast of the island of Crete. A very traditional and idyllic scenery.

Last visit will be the island of "Spinaloga Island" was a Venetian fortress bulit  in 1579 and was used as a Leper Colony!


Location

  • Our driver meet you at Heraklion port next to your ship (or to your hotel)  to start this excellent private tour at the East Crete. We will visit the Archaeological site of Malia, dating from the Middle Bronze Age which is the third-largest Minoan palace in Crete, built close to the beach. The majestic size, complex plan and multiple details of the palace make it a fascinating place to visit. The life there was much the same as in the other palaces, rich and prosperous. 
  • Our next stop will be Agios Nikolaos, a small town with a picturesque harbor where you find one of the two sweet water lakes of Crete. 
  • We will then visit the oldest and most picturesque village in Crete, called "Kritsa" built atmospherically on a rock hill, named Kastellos, surrounded by olive groves, at an altitude of 375 m! A beautiful small village with narrow winding lanes and plenty of character. Renowned for the skill of the local weavers and embroiderers, many tourists visit just to see the beautiful lacework, table clothes and other cloths on display and for sale in the village.
  • We will visit the church of "Panagia Kera", one of the most important visitable monuments of Crete due to its extensive and well-preserved wall painting decoration from various periods of ­Byzantine art. The original church, dedicated to the Dormition of the Theotokos, was built the middle of the 13th century during the Byzantine period and holds the most important wall painting decorations in Greece
  • Our next visit will be at "ELOUNDA" a small fishing town on the northern coast of the island of Crete. A very traditional and idyllic scenery. From here we will take the local boat to visit and explore the island of Spinaloga.The island of "Spinaloga Island" was a Venetian fortress bulit  in 1579 and was used as a Leper Colony. It holds great historical cignificants as it left an unfading mark in the course of Crete's history. During the tour you will have a delicious Cretan meal. back to your ship on time! The duration of the tour is about 8 hours.

 

Highlights

  • The Minoan Palace of Malia
  • Elounda Village
  • Kritsa Village
  • Panagia Kera
  • The most important wall painting decorations in Greece
  • Agios Nikolaos
  • Spinaloga Island

Inclusions

  • Pick up & drop off from your designate point
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Licensed tour guide according to your selection
  • English speaking driver
  • All taxes
  • Bottle of water

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Meals & personal expenses

Useful Info

All our drivers are professional English speaking drivers, have high experience and they have a good knowledge of the sites that you are going to visit. They can provide you general information for each one, but they are not official guides.

In order to take full advantage of your tour in Greece, we strongly suggest you to book your tour with a licensed tour guide in order to get the most out of your tour.

  • We are owner of car Rental Company www.premiumrentacar.gr with wide fleet of Cars & Minivans that's why we can keep the cost low
  • From 1 to 4 person we provide you Mercedes E class or MPV 7 seats Citroen Picasso or similar type of vehicles
  • From 5 to 8 persons we provide you Mini Van type Mercedes Vito/Viano with leather interior, dark glasses, and fully air-conditioned
  • From 9 to 17 persons we provide you Mini Bus Mercedes Sprinter 18 seats

When you arrive at the port, our representative driver will be waiting for you with a sign with your name written on it and will accompany you at your car, offering you mineral water & tissues.

24/7 - Free communication, with the travel department, via the WhatsApp application is offered, within the preparation period and during your customized excursions!

Our SHORE EXCURSIONS are absolutely private only for you. You can add or remove everything from our proposed program in order the program to be modified and adjusted by you. We can accommodate from 1 person to 36 persons or more.

Cancellation Policy

  • In order to confirm any booking, 30% payment in advance is required, fully refundable in case of any written cancellation received 15 days prior the arrival date.
  • For any cancellation OR change within 14 days prior to the start of the tour or non - shows, full cancellation fees apply
  • A written notification of any cancellation or change is necessary to be sent to PRIVATE TOURS Greece

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