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Exploring Creta Takes Visitors on a Quest to Explore the Island’s Hidden Treasures

Crete’s tranquil waters, breath-taking views, and picturesque landscapes leaves every visitor in awe, making it one of Greece’s most popular island destinations. Exploring Creta offers tourists a helping hand and a guide through the Mediterranean’s gem.

From outdoor activities to tours around this charming destination, the goal is to experience Crete’s glorious history, unique cuisine, and living traditions, all through the eyes of Exploring Creta.

For more information on tours around Crete, be sure to visit Exploring Creta’s website. Photo courtesy of Exploring Creta

Hiking and trekking adventures await voyagers who will have the opportunity to explore the Samaria Gorge, the most famous of Crete’s gorges. The path to the gorge begins from Omalos mountain, at Xyloskalo point at an altitude of 1200m. The end of the route is at sea level at Aghia Roumeli village. Another gorge added to the list is the Imbros gorge located in the southern part of the Chania prefecture. This route will give you exceptional views of the Libyan Sea (South Crete Sea) that will enchant you.

Cooking lessons offered in Crete will open the pathway of discovery to its traditional cuisine which will mesmerize your senses and tingle your taste buds. The secret to these flavors will be hidden behind Greek olive oil, an ingredient that is a must in all recipes. Travelers from November to January will have the opportunity to assist in harvesting and enjoy picnic lunches in the groves, experiencing the process from the very first moment. To ease your evening, spend the rest of the day exploring the vineyards of Crete and taste local wine, the juice of the Gods.

Explore different areas of Crete such as Rethymno, Knossos, Heraklion, Chania, and Elafonisi. Photo courtesy of Exploring Creta

Exploring Creta is known for its guided city tours and thrilling cruises to stunning destinations. These come hand in hand with arranged private chauffeured services and accommodation in luxury villas if requested.

If you’re looking for a complete vacation package, Creta’s team can organize it for you. The list of options is endless, and whatever service is chosen, it is guaranteed that your time in Crete will be unique.

Visitors who need assistance due to disabilities can rely on The Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV) which is fully equipped with all the necessary facilities. It makes getting around simple and comfortable while enjoying your holiday. It should also be noted that the vehicle is driven by professionally licensed drivers.

Exploring Creta Suggested Tours and Services:

  • Chauffer Services
  • Chania City Tour (+wheelchair accessible)
  • Rethymno Tour (+wheelchair accessible)
  • Heraklion Tour (Knossos Palace & Museum +wheelchair accessible)
  • Cretaquarium Tour (+wheelchair accessible tour)
  • Kournas Lake Tour (+wheelchair accessible tour)
  • Samaria Gorge Tour
  • Imbros Gorge Tour
  • Elafonisi Tour
  • Falassarna Sunset Tour

All tours can be accompanied by professional tourist guides upon request and all cars come with free Wi-Fi and a small fridge with bottled water and refreshments.

Exploring Creta offers visitors daily adventures for a unique island experience. Photo courtesy of Exploring Creta

Sailing Tours – Skippered Yacht Charters

Alongside its high-quality services for sailing, exploring, and driving, Creta’s new addition is an excursion which emphasizes the daily life of the people of the countryside of Chania. A Day Like a Farmer begins with a morning boarding and the comfort of our car services, taking the road to the scenic village of Keramia, just outside of Chania.

During the excursion, visitors will have the chance to walk in the forest and visit a bee farm where liquid gold, AKA honey is preserved. In a nearby village, Creta’s explorers will have the chance to talk to locals, including Mr. Eftixis who will treat them with traditional Raki, an aromatic, grape-based pomace brandy of Cretan origin.

The journey will end at a vegetable garden where everyone will enjoy Cretan cuisine with fresh ingredients. The duration of the tour will last approximately 7-8 hours.

Visit the Exploring Creta website for details, additional tour information, and new excursions:

https://exploringcreta.com

https://sailingcruiseschania.com.

 

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