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Shore Excursion: Olympia Private Tour from Katakolon Port
"Upon your arrival at the cruise port of Katakolon you will be met by your private guide and vehicle (carrying a sign with your name on) right at the cruise exit. You will depart for the tour within 30 minutes after the disembarkation. Enjoy a scenic drive along the coast of Peloponnese and through the t you will walk through the ruins and admire the Temple of Zeus the temple of Hera  the gymnasium the hippodrome and the ancient stadium. Feel free to run the distance of 212 meters just like a Greek athlete! Continue your tour and walk a short distance in order to visit the world famous Archeological Museum of Olympia where you can admire amongst many priceless exhibits
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Shore Excursion: Olympia and Pirgos City Private Tour from Katakolon Port
"Upon your arrival at the cruise port of Katakolon you will be met by your guide and vehicle (carrying a sign with your name on) right at the cruise exit. You will depart for the tour within 30 minutes after the disembarkation. Enjoy a scenic drive along the coast of Peloponnese and through the villages. you will walk through the ruins and admire the Temple of Zeus the gymnasium the hippodrome and the stadium. Continue your tour and walk a short distance in order to visit the world famous Archeological Museum of Olympia where you can admire amongst many priceless exhibits the marble statues of the Temple of Zeus and the unique statue of Hermes
From EUR93.00
 
Spinalonga Island Full Day Tour
"The excursion starts at 10h:00. Drive along the northern coast of the island driving through the popular fishing village of Elounda often visited by VIPs for the luxurious beach resorts in the area. A small boat will take you to the now deserte where lepers could have a better life medical help and economic support. The ruins of the market street and the shops the hospital and many small houses in which the lepers lived isolated can also be seen. A stop for swimming and lunch will follow at the picturesque port village of Plaka opposite Spinaloga before we return to Heraklion."""
From EUR69.00

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Transportation

Buses

Airport to Kokkini hani,Gouves,Analipsi,Anissaras,Chersonissos,Stalida,Malia, until Agios Nikolaos,Ierapetra and Sitia.This is a route of a bus from the station.The bus always pass in the airport in a...
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Car & Bike Hire

I had lost my copy of the confirmation email from o kyrios Kafetzakis by the time I reached Iraklion so I had some difficulty finding them but by the time I got there Sonja Kafetzaki was out looking...
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Airports and Airtravel

Heraklions main airport is Heraklion international Airport or Nikos Kazantzakis Airport,named after greek writer & philosopher who is born in Heraklion,Crete and behind the novel 'Zorbas the...
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Ferries

Hellenic Seaways-Flying Cat 4 is departing from Heraklion port to Thira Santorini,passengers only no cars.This is the FASTEST ONE,it takes 1hr. and 45 mins.to reach Santorini,departs from Heraklion at...
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Taxi's

The airport of Sitia is located on the top of the mountain where Sitia is builded. The town center is about 2 km from the airport. There isn't bus from the airport to Sitia, but its full of taxis. It...
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Boat's

"Lane lines" pass also from Santorini to Sitia every Tuesday and Saturday, the arrival time in Santorini is 04:00 and the dep. time to Sitia is 04:30. The price is around 20 euro, and the duration of...
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Anek Lines Cruises

Crete http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/4ded8/670c3/ A night in a ship felt wonderful. There was a separate coup for the ladies and we men took out adjacent bunkers in a room. The cost came to...
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Getting there

Crete has two main airports, in Heraklion and Chania, served by flights from Athens. Heraklion also has some international flights. There are regular ferries and catamarans from Athens’ port, Piraeus,...
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etfromnc
May 08, 2009

Rent a car

Crete is not a place where go and stay trapped in a luxury resort. Rent a car and drive around the island! You will discover many wonderful secluded beaches and peaceful mountain villages.You will get...
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oriettaIT
Feb 25, 2009

How to travel on Crete...

If you did not book your hotel and you are planing to find your dream destination or to move from town to town - rent a car. You have two choices, book a hotel in a touristy place close to the airport...
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Jawnuta
Oct 12, 2008

Rental car

With so much to see on so large an island, a rental car is definitely the way to go. But be ready for an adventure when you drive on Crete. The highways are not numbered--you have to know the towns...
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Skibbe
Jun 26, 2008

Boat to Chrisi Island

From Ierapetra harbour leaves the boats to Chrisi Island. It take about one hour sailing.There are maybe 3 or 4 different boats, I suggest the smaller ones, they leave earlier than the huge "Fun...
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oriettaIT
Mar 13, 2008

Ferry From Santorini

I took the slower ferry which leaves Santorini at about 22:00 hrs and arrives at Herk. Crete at about 00:30 hrs. One problem I had with this trip was that when I arrived at the port I had to wait...
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88Starflite
Feb 16, 2008

Travel around Crete

Although there is some public transport in Crete, if you want to have the freedom to explore all that this beautiful island has to offer then you will need to hire a car. Many of the best beaches and...
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haviland
Jan 14, 2008

Top Hotels in Crete Island

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8 G. Seferi, Koutouloufari, Hersonissos, Crete, 70014, Greece
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Ano Hersonissos
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Nikiforou Foka and Kiprou St, Chania, Crete, 73100, Greece
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Limin, Hersonissos, Crete, 70014, Greece
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Limenas Hersonissou, Hersonissos, Crete, 70014, Greece
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Analipsi, Hersonissos, 12345, Greece
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Top Things to Do in Crete Island

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Rethymnon

I walked on down from the fortress into a wonder of photogenic heaven......old buildings, overhanging wooden balconies, wall fountains, carved doors and interesting door handles and windows, old...
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Chania Town

Out shopping, although Hubby and I had long ago visited it was nice to take the girls to see the port a lovely stroll was had by all, very picturesque and a real feeling of days gone by here. Take...
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Knossos

Knossos was undeniably the capital of Minoan Crete.Knossos was inhabited for several thousand years, beginning with a neolithic settlement sometime in the seventh millennium BC, and was abandoned...
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Spinalonga

When we arrived at Spinalonga, it got a whole lot better for Lorraine, who purportedly is only tolerant of my archaeological interests. The fort, built over earlier ruins by the Venetians, is largely...
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Hersonissos

Every Monday their is a cretan night in the Old village Chersonissos,its a few kilometers away from the center of chersonissos.It can be reach by walking to also enjoy the view,but its a little...
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Heraklion Town

Make no mistake, this is not a poor cousin of the Archaeological museum, in terms of artifacts anyway. We actually stumbled into it by mistake but thought it was an excellent venue. We rated it the...
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Balam

"In Search Of The Minotaur"
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"The REAL and IDEAL PaRaDiSe!"
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"Crete"
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"Alternative Crete."
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"Crete"
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