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Crete: Off-Road Quad Safari Evening Tour with Hotel Transfer

Crete: Off-Road Quad Safari Evening Tour with Hotel Transfer

Discover the mountains of Crete on a guided quad biking tour. Go offroad and ride along dusty tails as you explore Sisi, Vrahasi, and St. Georg'se Monastery on this unique tour. Start with pickup from your hotel and get set up with your ATV, including an introductory lesson for beginners. Start the adventure by riding uphill to the Omalia Olive Press and taste some olive oil produced onsite. Arrive at the port of Malia and Potamos Beach, and enjoy the views of the surroundings. Continue on the dirt roads to explore the narrow streets of the quaint fishing village of Sisi. Head off-road along a dusty route passing by the traditional village of Vrachasi until you reach the St. George Selinari Monastery, where you can stop for a short break. Next, hit the off-road trail again and travel through a lush landscape of vineyards and olive forests to reach the chapel of the Prophet Elias. From here, relax and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views, before returning to the starting point, with drop-off at your hotel.

From Heraklion: Palm Forest Beach of Vai, Toplou & Sitia

From Heraklion: Palm Forest Beach of Vai, Toplou & Sitia

Start your day tour discovering the beautiful east part of Crete! Visit Toplou, a 15th-century monastery located in a dry and barren area. Toplou monastery is one of the most significant monasteries in Crete, dedicated to Panagia (Virgin Mary) and St. John the Theologian. Continue the tour to visit the largest palm forest in Europe, Vai Palm Beach. The palm forest draws thousands of visitors each year. They come not only for its wonderful palm forest, but also for the large sandy beach spread out at its foot. Last stop of the day the cozy town of Sitia, with a lovely beach road and Venetian castle. Detailed Time Schedule: Morning Pick Up We will start collecting participants from pick-up points in the morning. Depending on the place of your hotel/apartment the bus drive will differ. Bus Drive to Toplou: 2 hours amd 30 minutes 1nd stop: Toplou Monastery – 40 minutes Our participants willenjoy a visit to the historical and beautiful Monastery of Toplou.There they will spend about 40' of guided time and free time to take photos of the unique architecture and the Cretan Natural landscape outdoors. Bus Drive to Vai Beach: 20 minutes 2rd stop: Vai Beach – 2 hours and 30 minutes Stop at Vai, the biggest natural palm forest in Europe. Enjoy your free time to swim, sunbathe, have lunch and take photos of this exotic landscape of Crete. Bus Drive to Sitia: 30 minutes 3rd stop: Sitia – 1 hour and 20 minutes Participants will enjoy some free time to explore the town on their own pace, walk by the cosmopolitan beach road, have a coffee at a traditional cafe or taste the delicious local homemade sweets. End of the tour – Arrival at resorts: Embarkation in the buses and drive back to the hotels where we gathered participants in the morning. Depending on traffic and on the pick-up places of each one, the time of journey back to the hotel will differ. Return Bus Drive to Heraklion: Around 2 – 3 hours hours

Exotic Vai Palm Beach, Toplou Monastery & Sitia town

Exotic Vai Palm Beach, Toplou Monastery & Sitia town

Discover the enchanting allure of East Crete with our meticulously crafted day tour. Ierapetra town Starting with a picturesque bus ride to Ierapetra. Renowned as Europe's southernmost and sunniest town, Ierapetra is a verdant oasis famed for its year-round bounty of agricultural delights. Here, you'll have the pleasure of wandering along its stunning beach road, immersing yourself in the town's serene ambiance. Toplou Monastery The journey continues as we make our way to the storied Toplou Monastery. You'll be allotted 40 minutes to delve into its rich history, admire its distinctive architecture, and soak in the breathtaking views of the Cretan countryside that envelops this sacred site. Vai Palm Beach Next, we venture to the idyllic Vai Beach, celebrated for hosting Europe's largest natural palm forest. Enjoy two hours of leisure time to swim in its azure waters, sunbathe on its golden sands, relish a tasty lunch, and take in the mesmerizing beauty of this unique landscape through your camera lens. Sitia Town Our exploration culminates in the picturesque town of Sitia, a gem that allows you to experience its lively beach road, enjoy a coffee at a traditional café, and indulge in exquisite local sweets over a 40-minute visit. As the sun sets on this unforgettable day, we return to Heraklion by bus, carrying with us a treasure trove of memories from this enchanting journey through East Crete's most cherished sights.

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(8 reviews)

We had an unbelievable experience! Our guide was so helpful and chilled out. We couldn’t have asked for a better time! He brought us through the hills around Malia and stopped off at a few picturesque locations for photos!! It was so fun and we felt so safe the whole time!

The guide was really nice. The quads were also perfectly fine. I didn't really like the landscape, but that's Crete. The tour is highly recommended. The sunset is very beautiful on the mountain - with a view of the sea.

the whole trip was great, good guidance and really worth the money, we saw very beautiful places and were with a small group. Good and friendly guide! You see hotspots and the sunset

We really enjoyed the activity! our tour guide was nice and took us to see different places that were picture worthy. We loved riding through the mountains

It was very good value for money, so much quad biking involved and very enjoyable, would definitely recommend!