Overview

Today’s visitors to Greece have the opportunity to trace the “fingerprints” of Greek history from the Paleolithic Era to the Roman Period in the hundreds of archaeological sites, as well as in the archaeological museums and collections that are scattered throughout the country.

What’s Included

• Meet and greet upon arrival at the airport

• Arrival and departure transfers

• 7 nights in Ikaros Beach Luxury Resort & Spa, Classic Sea View Room, or similar

• Shared Ancient Palace of Knossos Tour

• Special daily breakfast

• Welcome dinner

• Flowers

• One bottle of wine

Not Included

• Overnight Stay Tax:  3€ at 4-star hotels and 4 € at 5-star hotels, per room, per night.
This tax must be paid by the guests directly to the hotel before the end of the stay.

•  Knossos Palace Entrance Fee – 15€ per person

•  Optional tours

• Tips

Details

Duration: 8 days & 7 nights

Travel Style: Honeymoon

Minimum Passengers: 2
Based on double occupancy

Type of Service: Private
Small group experience | All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Full itinerary
Please Note

While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour you will be advised of any amendments.

Accommodations

Below is an example of the hotel we may use in this city. For the actual hotel your specific departure will be using, please check your voucher.

DAY 1 | ARRIVAL – CRETE

Upon your arrival in Crete airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. In the evening, you will have a special welcome dinner to celebrate.

| Overnight in Crete
|  Dinner
DAY 2 | THESSALONIKI – METEORA – VOLOS – THESSALONIKI

Begin your morning with breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Follow in the footsteps of long-ago Minoan kings on this 5-hour Knossos Crete tour. Travel by air-conditioned coach to the archaeological site of the Minoan Palace of Knossos, and tour the remains dating to the 2nd century BC. Explore what were the royal quarters, storerooms and central court of the palace, the power base of Europe’s first civilization; and hear about the mythical Minotaur that roamed a labyrinth here as your guide explains the site’s history. Finish with free time for lunch and a tour of Crete’s capital, Heraklion. Explore the Minoan Palace of Knossos with an expert local guide. Learn about Greek mythology and Minoan culture while walking through the Central Court and discover sites like the Throne Room and Grand Staircase. You will see Koules Venetian Fortress and the Church of Agios Titos as well.

Return to your hotel after the tour.

| Overnight in Crete
|  Breakfast
DAY 3 | CRETE

Begin your morning with breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

| Overnight in Crete
|  Breakfast
DAY 4 | CRETE

Begin your morning with breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

| Overnight in Crete
|  Breakfast
DAY 5 | CRETE

Begin your morning with breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

| Overnight in Crete
|  Breakfast
DAY 6 | CRETE

Begin your morning with breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

| Overnight in Crete
|  Breakfast
DAY 7 | CRETE

Begin your morning with breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

| Overnight in Crete
|  Breakfast
DAY 8 | DEPART – CRETE

After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the international airport for your flight home.

|  Breakfast
Departures

The rates displayed below are for the listed travel dates only. The travel dates for this tour package cannot be changed or altered. If you or your clients would like to experience this destination on a date not listed, please use the custom tour request form button above.

Hotels
Ikaros Beach, Luxury Resort & Spa

Commanding an enviable location in Malia, the Ikaros Beach Luxury Resort & Spa offers a private sandy beach, 4 swimming pools and delicate dishes of Greek and International cuisines.

The Ikaros Beach rooms are stone-built and offer views to the sea or the gardens. The spacious rooms are modern, with stylish furnishings.

The branded spa offers a range of luxury treatments from expert therapists.

Malia resort is within walking distance, with many shops, cafes and restaurants. Heraklion International Airport is 21 mi away from the hotel. It is a 30-minute drive to Heraklion and Agios Nikolaos. Free shuttle service to Star Beach Water Park is provided.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Useful info about our trips

  • UPGRADED HOTELS AVAILABLE (for an additional fee)

  • All tours and entrance fees are included

  • All taxes are included and NO HIDDEN FEES

  • International Airfare is not included, but we can book it for you at very competitive rates

  • Alterations

    A transfer fee may be assessed for alterations to packages, itineraries/tours and suggested arrival/departure dates

  • Price are based on double occupancy

    Prices are per person and based on double occupancy. All prices are expressed in US dollars. Prices for vacation packages are subject to change without notice.

  • All travel documents are the responsibility of the passenger.

  • Travel insurance is highly recommended.

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