Tours and cruises around Crete

Santorini, Greece

Santorini, Greece ©HBarrison/Flick

Being such a vast territory it is difficult to discover all the mysteries of the Island of Crete during one single holiday.

But if you have already been there for several times, you have probably visited the main tourist attractions of the island. Today we would like to help those that like to make tours and cruises around Crete.

If you want to explore some additional locations on Crete or in the surroundings of the island, you could take in consideration some of the interesting options that we are going to present.

Trip to the mysterious Akrotiri Peninsula

Being famous for its monasteries, the Akrotiri peninsula has many mysteries waiting to be discovered. These include the picturesque hills, the isloated beaches and many colorful flowers. The Akrotiri Peninsula is situated near the town of Chania and the main attractions are the Monastery of Agia Triada, Gouverneto or Katholiko. The price for a trip of this kind starts at 30 euro.

The surroundings of Chania

The surroundings of Chania ©taver/Flick

Trip to the magnificent Island of Santorini

If you get tired of the charms of the Island of Crete, you can try an exciting trip to the stunning island of Santorini. Within about 12 hours you can visit the major cities of this beautiful and romantic island, dine at a traditional tavern and even spend some time shopping. A touri to Santorini cost about 125 euros, but you have included a breakfast, a dinner, a tour guide and other services.

Santorini, Greece

Santorini, Greece ©HBarrison/Flick

Trip to the beautiful Island of Spinalonga

Tours go every day to the Island of Spinalonga. The Spinalonga Island is located near Elounda and Agios Nikolaos in the Bay of Mirabello. Would you like to know what is so interesting about the Spinalonga Island? It has a beautiful fortress built in the sixteenth century that still remembers us of the Ventian period. On the Island of Spinalonga have also been a leper colony in the past, where have been isolated those suffering from this terrible disease. The price of a tour with boat to the island of Spinalonga starts from 30 euro.

Spinalonga, Greece

Spinalonga, Greece ©George M. Groutas/Flick

Trip to the romantic Island of Gavdos

The Island of Gavdos is the southernmost point of Greece and the European Union, and an ideal place for a little relaxation and tranquility. It is inhabited by only about 40 people and has some of the best beaches in Greece. There are tours that leave from Crete to Gavdos twice a day from the ports of Palaiochora or Sfakia.

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