VILLAGE AGIO MIRONAS ANCIENT PRINIAS – RYZINIA
26/02/2021
GASTRONOMY PRIVATE TOUR CENTRAL CRETE
01/03/2019

RETHYMNO REGION: NORTH TO SOUTH

RETHYMNO TOWN, SPILI VILLAGE, PREVELI MONASTERY AND BEACH, KOURTALIOTIKO GORGE
Category: RETHYMNO - PREVELI - Private tour on Crete

Included in the price:
  • Private transfer service with an a/c vehicle.
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or any other place within North Heraklion region.
  • Information about the route and sights during the bus ride by an experienced guide.
  • Coffee and tasting of Greek snacks from the traditional bakery.

Exclusions:
  • Lunch- Provided free time to have a lunch/drink/coffee on your own.
  • Entrance to Preveli monastery 2.5 € (up to 18 years - free of charge).
  • Entrance fees to museums/sights, individual expenses.
  • For pick-up NOT from Heraklion region, extra charges may apply.
  • On request: you can choose the direction and time of the tour according to your preferences.
  • Tour duration 7-9 hours, depending on your location. In case you prefer to spend more time at the specific spots (e.g.swimming at Preveli beach), we might modify the program with you, because there will be no time to follow the whole route.
  • Possibility of changing the route even at the last moment.
  • English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian.
  • Comfortable ride with an air-conditioned car (1-2 persons) or minibus (3-8 persons).
  • Choose a car based on your individual wishes. (additional charges).
  • Cancellation 48 hours prior to the tour date and earlier - 100% refund.
  • Cancellation 24-48 hours prior to the tour date - 75% refund.
  • No refunds in case of cancellation less than 24 hours prior to the tour date.
  • An exciting journey from the North to the South of Rethymno region!


    The route passes through the entire island capturing the beauty of the North coast, Rethymno town, and then Kourtaliotiko Gorge on the way to scenic Preveli monastery and Preveli beach.

  • The advantages of this tour are the interesting history and peculiarities of the life of the Rethymno region and in combination with panoramic views of the mountain landscapes. High in the mountains, on the southern coast of the island, lies the majestic PREVELI MONASTERY. There is an Orthodox shrine - decorated with gold and precious stones miraculous silver Cross of Ephraim Preveli.

  • Amazingly beautiful, the Cretan village of SPILI, immersed in greenery due to the abundance of fresh water, welcomes guests with a Venetian fountain from 25 sources of spring water in the main square of the village.

  • Date groves at the mouth of the mountain river and the sandy beach of the Libyan Sea, framed by the high cliffs of the KURTALIOT GORGE, form one of the most beautiful natural attractions of Crete.

  • The appearance of the spiritual and scientific center of the city of RETHYMNO in Crete is defined by narrow streets of the Venetian period with graceful arches, richly decorated facades of houses with stone carvings.

  • During the ride you will hear the information about the history of the island and the sights that you will visit.
  • Pick-up from your hotel or any other place within North Heraklion region (for other regions of the island extra charges may apply).

  • This route runs from the north of the island to the south coast, through some of the most beautiful and interesting places in Crete.

  • Kourtaliotiko gorge (easy walking, visiting the church and the waterfalls, not hiking the whole gorge).

  • Greek bakery with tasting of traditional sweets and coffee.

  • Preveli monastery on the South Crete.

  • Walk down to the Preveli beach and natural palm forest (optional, many stairs).

  • Spili village.

  • Visit to Rethymno town (free time to have a lunch or walk around).

  • According to your interests and wishes, some extra spots might be added to the program within the provided time frame.

  • Drop-off at your hotel.
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