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The tour of Crete on 4 wheels



Fly & Drive




8 days / approx 650 km


Chania, Heraklion


The tour of Crete on 4 wheels

8 days / approx.. 650 km in total

Day 1: Arrival at Heraklion airport

The client will arrive at Heraklion’s airport, receive its car and drive to the hotel in the center of Heraklion city.

Day 2: Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos (80 km)

Driving toward the eastern part of Crete and the city of Agios Nikolaos, the client may visit the archeological site of Malia, the plateau of Lassithi and the local villages of mount Dikte. Overnight in Agios Nikolaos.

Day 3: Agios Nikolaos

Take a day to discover the magical sandy beach of Elounda. Next stop can be the south of Crete and more specifically the town of Ierapetra. Take a tour in Sitia and visit the monastery of Toplou. For those who need a day of relaxation, there is no better place than the beach of Vai, a beach full of palm trees. Overnight in Agios Nikolaos

Day 4: Agios Nikolaos to Plakias (180 km)

Take the road of the south side of Crete towards the west part of the island. Passing by the archeological site of Gortys or Phaistos with is Minoan Palace. Overnight in Plakias.

Day 5: Plakias to Chania (90 km)

Upon departure from Plakias, take a short stop at Spili to visit the village and the fountain. Take a close look in Preveli and admire the panoramic scene. Drive towards the north part of Crete passing by the village of Vrysses. Overnight at Chania.

Day 6: Chania to Rethymno (80 km)

Take an early morning tour in the beautiful city of Chania and walk in the picturesque old port of the city. Visit the tomb of Eletherios Venizelos, one of the most important politician on the modern history of Greece. Towards to Rethymno, don’t miss the chance to visit the monastery of Arkadi. Overnight in Rethymno.

Day 7: Rethymno to Heraklion (80 km)

Before the departure from Rethymno, it is worth to take a tour in the city and mostly in the old part of it. Following this visit drive towards Heraklion and don’t forget to visit the epitome of archeological sites in Crete, the palace of Knossos. Overnight in Heraklion.

Day 8: Departure day

Drop off the car on the meeting point that the company will direct you. End of our services.

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