South Crete - Be a hippie for one day

South Crete - Be a hippie for one day

South Crete - Experience a wonderful combination of history, nature, hiking, swimming and a romantic sunset at the famous beach of Matala!

  • More individuality: 8 participants maximum
from 94 $ per person
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South Crete - Experience a wonderful combination of history, nature, hiking, swimming and a romantic sunset at the famous beach of Matala!

The facts


  • Language: English, German, French
  • Participants: 2 - 8
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • public (with other participants)
  • mobile voucher is accepted
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Your experience


  • Enjoy the beatiful nature during your ride on the road
  • Visit one of the island´s fascinating Monasteries and it´s Museum
  • Conquer the Canyon of hermits
  • Take a refrshing bath on Matalas beach
  • Experience a romantic sunset dinner


At the beginning you will leave central Crete toward Mires heading the South of Crete. The first stop will be the monastery of Panagia Kaliviani which is an old icon representing the Annunciation. The monastery turned into a Christian village after some social institution as an orphanage, a nursing home, a housekeeping school, a primary school and much more, were constructed.

The tour goes on with a short journey through traditional villages toward the entrance of the track which goes down to the gorge of “Agia Farangi”. The place, also called Gorge of the hermits, will reveal you a forest of Oleander bushes and many other plants, discover the paradise on earth. The rock walls of the gorge go steeply upwards, a real adventure for climbers. On the way to the beach you will see large caves, which were populated until 1985.

Your guide will show you the church of St. Anthony, here you will be able to encounter a church builed into a rock niche. You will be amazed by the beatiful contruction and nature which will surround you.

The walk carries on to the fascinating beach with it´s clear blue water, which is usually really calm. You will have the opportunity to swin in a natural pool formed out of a stine arch. Enjoy the wonderful region and the magnificant nature, till your guide takes you back.

The tour will finish with a visit in Matala where you get the chance to explore the area. The last highlight of the day will be a romantic dinner while the sun goes down in a typical crete tavern.

With a lot of new impressions and after the fabulous sunset it goes back to hotels and apartments.

Please note

Additional information

•We request you to inform your guide about the place you stay
•The tour is not suitable for children under 8 years or handicapped persons
•Please inform the guide about your preferred food •Arrive at the meeting point 5 min. in advance
•Distance: 2km
•Difficulty: Normal 2/5
•We advice you to wear trekking or comfortable shoes and to bring a swimming suit, sun protection and money for extras
•Participants have to be in good health conditions

Included in the price

  • Transfer from your hotel and back (from Malia, Stalis, Hersonissos, Analipsi, Anissaras, Gouves, Gournes, Heraklion, Ammoudara)
  • Experienced guide
  • Dinner - Wine and Water included
  • Extra costs

Meeting point

You will be picked up from you hotel if you stay in the region mentioned above. If you are not staying in one of these cities, we will agree to an individual meeting point after you realised your booking.

Cancellation Conditions

•100% refund if you cancel up to 3 days in advance
•75% refund if you cancel up to 24h in advance
•No refund if you cancel less than 24h before the tour starts

This deal can be cancelled for free up to 3 days before the date of the activity.

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