"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."""
Katakolon Port Shore Excursion: Private Wine Tasting in Mercouri and Beach Tour
"You will be met by your escort at the cruise ship port then head to your private vehicle to start your tour right. You will head to Mercouri Estate located 2.8 miles north of the port situated over the western Peloponnese seaside. Mercouri estate consists of vineyards olive groves and an Italianate residence surrounded by lush gardens with rare flora and fauna. Follow the English-speaking estate guide to a special sightseeing tour through the wines and the estate and learn about the wine production and the history of you will taste two types of wine accompanied with snacks of bread cheese
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
9 km away from Agios Nikolaos, we spent a lovely night in a posh club, just on the beach.As usual, just loved the stories/ legend which goes like:Elounda's lagoon also has the island of Spinalonga and...
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...