Rustic Crete with wine tasteCheck Availability
Discover Crete island from the side of a local, get to know its rural life, nature's mysteries and unique landscapes.
From € 115 per adult
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Duration 8-10 hours
Duration of the tour is estimated around 8-10 hour.
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English, French, Russian, Greek
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- Visit Agios Thomas Village- a city carved into the rocks
- Explore the hidden treasures of antiquity
- Touch and see Orthodox traditions- Visit one of the biggest monk monasteries
- Taste some of authentic wines of Crete at winery in winemaking region
- Enjoy traditional Greek food at small family tavern
- Adore magnificent views from Yuchtas mount and visit traditional village of Archanes
Choosing this tour you will have a unique opportunity to get to know the inner Crete, to visit places that are famous for their history and natural richness, to see the island through the eyes of locals and to enjoy the incredible beauty of this land.
We will begin our journey with a visit to the very picturesque village of Ag. Thomas, which has over 49 churches, some of them carved in the rocks. There are many caves and ancient tombs in the area. We will have the opportunity to visit the chapel of Panagia Kardiotisa, where an icon of the Virgin Mary was found. Then you will visit the Epanosifis Monastery where many icons and relics of the 18th century are preserved. After, we will have the unique opportunity to taste the Cretan wines of one of the most famous wineries of the region and taste the traditional Cretan cuisine in a cozy family tavern. Then we will climb to the top of the Yuchtas Mountain where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the northern coast of Crete.
Finally we will visit the traditional Cretan village of Archanes- model traditional settlement, and walk through the narrow streets of this “colourful” village, admire numerous buildings of wonderful architecture and Byzantine churches and taste the aromatic Greek coffee.
*This is a private tour and can be modified according to your interests and preferences.
Hotel pick up/drop off (transportation)
Transport by air-conditioned car/mini bus
English/Russian speaking guide
entrance to Museum/Monastery/cave
Bring with you:
sun cream, hat, sun glasses, water, face mask, swimwear, towel, comfortable shoes, money for dinner and souvenirs.