8 days / 7 nights
7 nights accommodation in Gouves water park 4* in All inclusive basis.
Tours included in the package:
You can also join more optional excursions during your stay or even to rent a car!!!!!!
Arrival in Heraklion Airport with you flight and transfer to hotel.
Rest day is free to join the facilities of the hotel and relax.
Although Heraklion is the perfect base to see Crete’s cultural and architectural heritage, it’s not the only part of Crete that is worthy of a visit.
On this full-day tour, discover two of the prettiest cities in Western Crete, Chania and Rethymno. Learn all about the diversity of Heraklion’s heritage, including its Venetian, Ottoman, Byzantine and ancient Greek influences.
Conveniently join this tour outside your Heraklion hotel Avoid the hassle of hiring a car and driving on Cretan back-roads Spend less time planning your trip and more time researching Cretan history Your guides share Cretan history and suggest what to do at each stop.
Pick up time: 09:00
Chania Venetian Lighthouse, Old Port, Chania Town, Crete Greece Chania has the most beautiful old town in Crete and is located at the foot of the majestic White Mountains. The former capital of the island and the second largest city of Crete, it attracts tourists from all over the world for its unique blend of Venetian, Ottoman, Byzantine and Greek cultures. You will be wandering through the maze of the ancient streets, that will fascinate you by the beauty of the colorful houses and feel as if you are travelling through time, with a variety of unforgettable sights. The old town is more like an open-air museum: splendor of the medieval architecture, beauty of churches in the Venetian style, Ottoman mosques and antique fountains.
Rethymnon Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete Greece Picturesque Rethymno impresses every tourist with its beautiful old harbor and famous lighthouse. You can enjoy the delicious dishes of the local cuisine right on the waterfront, buy the best products of local producers and explore narrow streets and its hidden gems in the old town.
Lake Kournas, Kournas, Apokoronas, Crete 730 07 Greece The final and enjoyable part of the trip will be swimming at Lake Kournas. The lake is like a bowl, surrounded by mountains from all sides. This is the natural freshwater lake of the island, its waters are replenished by two springs. With some luck you may see turtles swimming around.
Pick up : 09:00
The south side of Crete has always been the least touristic, least noisy part of the island. Having said that, spots like Matala, Kokkinos Pyrgos (literaly meaning Red Tower) along with its ancient Greek-Roman town of Gortys and the Minoan settlement of Phaestos and its palace will transport you to different time periods, ranging from 2500 BC up till the 1960's.
Free day to endjoy the facilities of the hotel or rent a car.
Our first stop of the day will be on the Northeastern side of Crete, at the coastal village of Elounda.
There, we will board the boat and sail to the island of Spinalonga for a guided tour.
After Spinalonga you have the option of having lunch on the island of Kolokytha. This is an optional feature at an extra charge).
Afterwards we will visit of the beautiful town of Aghios Nikolaos with its picturesque harbour and lake.
The visit to the big Saturday open air street market in Heraklion is the main event of the day. As well as fruit and vegetables, you can find shoes, clothes, fabrics and local products at very low prices.
The atmosphere feels like an oriental bazaar - full of noise and the cries of the vendors selling their goods. This is the perfect opportunity to stock up on spices and Cretan herbs.
At the centre of Heraklion we disembark at Liberty square. You will have free time to explore the centre with its souvenir shops, boutiques, jewellry stores, cafes and restaurants lining the streets. Shop till you drop or just sit and enjoy a coffee and watch the world go by, the choice is yours.
The last stop of the day will be Cretaquarium. This is where your exploration of the Mediterranean Sea World begins. Here, you will come face to face with hundreds of species and thousands of living organisms and be fascinated by their behaviour as they reveal the wide variety of shapes, colours, habits in their world. Learn about their needs and reflect what our common future may hold....
Free day to enjoy the facilities of the hotel and relax!
12.00 Check out from your hotel and transfer to Heraklion Airport according to your scheduled flight.
Thank you for traveling with Mythos Holidays!