Every Tuesday from May till October
Duration 7 – 8 ½ hours approximately / Starting time 09:00 am – Ending time 16:00 – 17:30 pm
Combine some of the most unique panoramic views, visit traditional Cretan villages and find out all about the lifestyle of local people and their daily activities. Learn about the history and the traditions of the Island, meet the locals, explore the wildlife of Crete, embrace the renowned Cretan hospitality and taste the delicious Cretan honey, cheese and cuisine.
Our day starts from Heraklion city heading west to Rethymno prefecture and then south from south east passing through the traditional villages of main land (Marathos, Damasta, Apladiana, Agia) and areas with dense vegetation, fresh aromas and unique views. Our first stop will be at Reptisland, a theme park full of wild life animals.
The amazing route and views continue until we reach the historic Melidoni Cave, in which In October 1823, 340 women and children and 30 men from Melidoni village found refuge in the cave, in order to escape the Turkish army. Hussein Beis decided to block the entrance of the cave with branches and other flammable materials and then he set fire. All the women, children and men died from asphyxiation caused by smoke. where we make our second stop. The unique view from the Cave will inspire you to take pictures, combining the highest mountain tops of Crete with the
Our third stop will be at a family run Olive Oil Mill. The owners will give us a tour and show us all step by step the productions of Cretan Olive Oil. Feel free to ask anything you want to enhance your knowledge on olive oil.
Afterwards our amazing route continues and on the way up to our fourth stop, The Honey Museum, We will meet the apiarist who is also the person responsible for this amazing place and we will learn all the secrets of honey as well tasting some of them.
Leaving the Honey Museum and already working up our appetite we will soon arrive at a traditional Cretan tavern in Melidoni or Perama village, where we are going to introduce you to Cretan cuisine and heartfelt hospitality with plenty of local platters. Enough time will be provided after lunch for those who wish to enjoy a cup of coffee. On our way back we will follow an asphalt road that will lead us to the original pick up points.
✅ Welcome Beverages
✅ Olive Oil Mill Tour
✅ Honey Museum
✅ Honey Tasting
✅ Historic Cave
✅ Thematic park of wild life
✅ Four-course lunch at a local tavern
✅ Air-conditioned 4×4 SUV
✅ Private transportation
✅ All fees and taxes
✅ Bottled water
❌ Anything that is not specified as included
Children up to 2 years old free of charge and sitting on parents’ lap
Children from 3 to 12 years old pay 67€
For cancellations up to 2 days prior to departure date, no cancellation fees
For cancellations 1 day prior to departure date, 100% cancellation fees
Non-Show, 100% cancellation fees
- For bookings up to 2 days prior to departure please contact us in order to check for availability.
- Please provide fullname, telephone number (country code included), e-mail and accommodation details (hotel name & address) upon booking.
- Please arrive on time to the given pick-up point. Unfortunately, there is no option to wait for latecomers. In case of delay, missed pick-up, missed departure time, no refunds.
- The travel agency reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour due to adverse weather conditions or insufficient passengers number or force majeure 12 hours prior to departure time with a notification to the traveler.
- In our office, Aretousas 38 street, Heraklion, Crete
- Directly upon booking from our webiste with your debit/credit card
- Payment link sent by us with your debit/credit card easily and safely
Payment of reservations up to one day before the tour.
Upon reservation you will receive from us in a separate e-mail your voucher with specific pick-up information (please check your spam folder as well). Please be aware that you will have to bring the voucher with you during the trip.
For any further clarification, please feel free to contact us from Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 20:00 pm and Saturday from 09:00 am to 15:00 pm.
Book now through our website or contact us for more information at 0030 2810 335227 or send us a mail at firstname.lastname@example.org