Crete: Land Rover Safari on Minoan Route

  • Drive along off-road paths in the mountains of Crete
  • See the cave where Zeus was born
  • Enjoy a barbecue lunch with unlimited wine
  • Discover one of the mountain shelters used by the shepherds
  • Look at the traditional handicrafts of the Lassinthos Eco Park
  • Visit villages and farmland where time has stood still
  • Taste the grape-based brandy of Crete's popular "raki"

Explore Crete by Land Rover on a full-day adventure along the Minoan Path, and experience a blend of ancient myths, spectacular landscapes, and a barbecue lunch on the Lassithi Plateau.

Following a pick-up from your hotel, drive through spectacular mountains on route to the Aposelemis Basin Reservoir, and see an ancient aqueduct of the Roman Empire. Continue to the village of Kastamonitsa in the foothills of the Afendi Mountains. Stop for a Cretan-style breakfast and raki tasting.

Next, brace yourself for the dirt tracks of the Minoan Path. Drive through a stunning mountain landscape to see wildlife and unbelievable scenery. Learn the myths and legends of Crete on the way to a shepherds' mitato (mountain shelter). Feed the animals as you watch the shepherds produce cheese according to traditional methods. Taste some of the fresh, rich cheese.

Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the Lassithi Plateau and north coast. Continue to Dikteon Cave to marvel at the birthplace of Zeus. Work up an appetite before your lunch at a local taverna. Try a selection of traditional dishes (vegetarian option available) and a glass or two of wine.

Then, go to Lassinthos Eco Park to admire traditional handicrafts. Back on the Lassithi Plateau, experience a wilderness and farming land where time has stood still. See donkeys put to work to help farm the land. Then, go to Seli to take photos of the unique scenery.

Drive to the village of Krassi, famous for its 2,000-year-old tree and natural spring water source. Continue down the mountain roads, passing ancient olive groves before you reach the spectacular coastline and deep blue sea.


  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Driver/guide
  • BBQ lunch
  • Unlimited wine
  • Fuel and insurance

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Chania: Guided Bike Tour

  • Embark on an active and fulfilling sightseeing tour of Chania
  • Capture the moment with souvenir photos and listen to local tips from your tour guide
  • Discover historic monuments in Halepa, and admire the beautiful natural landscape

Cycle around Chania and soak up its beautiful natural landscape as you peddle. Follow your tour guide on a route from Nea Chora. Admire the picturesque harbor with its sandy beach, before cycling to the venetian harbor and the Old town. Visit the Kum Kapi area and continue on to Halepa – the famous east side of the town which was the scene of important political events during the 19th century.

Listen to historical information about the monuments you see from your audio guide system, which is available in a variety of languages. Capture the moment in photos taken by your tour guide. Then, peddle to the Splantzia district, north east from the Old Town. This will be the last area you visit before you finish your tour at the cycle office.


  • Headsets for historical info
  • Bike and helmet
  • Tour guide
  • Bottle of water
  • 1 scoop of ice cream

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The City Hotel & Suites , Rethymno

Offering free WiFi throughout the property, a sun terrace with a swimming pool and a shared lounge, The City Hotel & Suites is set in Rethymno Town. This 3-star hotel offers a tour desk and luggage storage space. The hotel features family rooms.

The units come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, a kettle, a shower, a hairdryer and a desk. At the hotel all rooms are equipped with a wardrobe and a private bathroom.

The City Hotel & Suites provides an ironing service, as well as business facilities like fax and photocopying. Tea, juices and pastries are served everyday from 08:00 until 11:00.

Popular points of interest near the accommodations include Archaeological Museum of Rethymno, Municipal Garden and Venetian Harbor. The nearest airport is Chania International, 42 mi from The City Hotel & Suites, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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