Self Drive – East Crete Roundtrip (8 days)

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8 days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

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English, Greek

About this tour

Discover the original Crete with our Self-Drive packages.

Enjoy the fascinating landscape, learn the history of the island, and visit small mountain villages and hidden bays.  This “do-it-yourself” program allows you to follow your schedule without any fuss. All you need to do is to arrange your flight to Crete.  We offer you a choice of suggested routes and overnights as well as a pre-booked car. 24 hrs emergency service is available.

Upon your arrival, you will receive a detailed program, which includes information about your accommodation, the places of interest to visit, and a road map of the island.

Important Notice: according to the hotel’s disponibilities, the different stages of the journey may be inverted.


  • Specialized Guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Insurance


Arrival at the airport in Heraklion. We will be waiting for you to collect the car of your choise. Overnight in Heraklio Town the Capital of Crete.

In the morning you can drive to the traditional villages 'Anogia' , 'Axos' and 'Arkadi' in Rethymno Area. In the afternoon you will return to spend the night in Heraklio.

From Heraklio, you can drive to Lassithi Plateau, and have a tour to the eastern side of Crete. You can visit the windmills and the fantastic cave with 'Stalagmites'. In the afternoon you will return to spend the night in Agios Nikolaos.

Wake up in the morning and you can drink your coffee by the bottomless lake in Agios Nikolaos. Then, you can drive to Elouda and enjoy the sun and the beaches. After that you can visit the village of 'Kritsa' and in the afternoon return to overnight in Ierapetra.

From Ierapetra, you can enjoy the daily cruise to the exotic Chrissi Island, where you can enjoy the golden sand beaches, and the turqoise waters. In the afternoon the boat will bring you back to Ierapetra where you will spend the night and feel Crete's traditional nightlife.

You can take the 'South-Road' and drive to Sitia. You can vist Moni Toplou and the exotic, unique palm beach of Vai. In the way back, you can enjoy the 'North-Road' and pass through Kavoussi and Pahia Ammos to Ierapetra for overnight.

Drive through Mirtos and Vianos, to Gortyna and Festos and learn about the Mythology of Crete. You will spend the night in Matala, enjoy the sea and visit the famous caves in the rocks by the sea, where the 'Hippies' used to live. Overnight in the area.

The tour is over and you have to take the road back to Heraklio. We will be waiting for you at the airport, where you will leave the car.


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