Small Group Eastern Crete Heritage Tour for Cruiseships

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From $167.01

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Heraklion, Heraklion

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This tour offers guests a chance to immerse themselves in the rich heritage and culture of Eastern Crete.

From visiting the traditional Fourni village, to stopping at the breathtaking viewpoint of Spinalonga, to exploring the charming town of Agios Nikolaos and finally experiencing the authentic Kritsa village, this tour showcases the diverse beauty and history of Eastern Crete.

With a focus on local culture, history and tradition, this small group (until 8 persons) tour for cruiseship guests is a unique opportunity to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the island of Crete.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Bottled water

Coffee or Orange juice is offered at Fourni village

WiFi on board

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 1 - 85

Additional Info

  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

First destination will be the place called Fourni (1h away from HEraklion port). Fourni is a traditional Cretan village with a rich history located near Agios Nikolaos. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll through the village, witness its historical traditional architecture, and enjoy a coffee or fresh orange juice in one of the local cafes.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Agios Nikolaos
The tour will then continue to Agios Nikolaos (almost 1h away from Fourni village), a town located on the northeastern coast of Crete. The road to the town takes an unusual route, offering a 30minutes stop at a fantastic viewpoint of Spinalonga, a breathtaking island fortress. Visitors can explore the town, visit the famous lake and stroll along the harbor. Agios Nikolaos is a popular tourist destination with a rich cultural heritage, charming architecture, and bustling atmosphere.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Kritsa is a charming and traditional Cretan village located near Agios Nikolaos (15 min away). During this visit, guests will get to immerse themselves in the local culture and history as they explore the village's narrow streets, quaint homes, and beautiful churches. Kritsa is known for its traditional architecture, intricate hand-woven textiles, and rich history, making it a must-visit destination for those interested in Cretan culture and heritage. After visiting Kritsa village there is a 1 hour drive back to the port of Heraklion.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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