Highlights of the tour
fter the market, we head to Knossos archeological site - the heart of the Minoan kingdom, named as one of the most fascinating ancient sites in the world and undoubtedly the highlight of Crete.
OR we visit the family Olive Oil Farm and learn about the Cretan olive oil making. Even though the very making season has just ended, it is still gives an interesting overall insight.
Thrapsanos pottery workshop
Where is Zeus? No, not in Mount Olympus. He, is on Mount Juktas - let's explore the mountain top
After, it is time for a delicious lunch & house wine in a family-owned tavern in picturesque Archanes village.
What about exploring some of the Mediterranean sea world at Aquarium of Crete - delicate seahorses and even some sharks.
Finally, we can enjoy a quick walking tour of Heraklion - to see the Lions Square, Koules Fortress and city walls and have a Cretan pastry – bougatsa. Overall, this tour has much shorter driving distances – it is only about 60 km round trip.