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Luxury Crete Holidays & Tours 2024/2025 

Live like a God in Crete 

Embark on a luxurious odyssey to the captivating island of Crete, where myth and history intertwine amidst breathtaking landscapes. As the birthplace of Zeus and home to the ancient Minoan civilization, Crete unfolds its tales of antiquity.  
 
Immerse yourself in the charm of cities like Heraklion and Chania, where Venetian influences and medieval allure create a unique ambiance. Indulge in the island's culinary delights, from traditional Cretan cuisine to exquisite local wines. Discover pristine beaches with crystal-clear waters, explore the rugged beauty of the White Mountains, and engage in outdoor adventures amid the rich tapestry of nature.  
 
Luxuriate in the warmth of Cretan hospitality, where opulent accommodations and curated experiences elevate your journey through this mythical island. Crete beckons, promising an unparalleled fusion of history, culture, and unparalleled luxury. 
Riannah can help you plan your tailor-made holiday to Crete 
 
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Things to do and see in Crete 

Knossos Palace 

A visit to Knossos Palace is a must. This opulent archaeological gem stands as a testament to the grandeur of the Minoan civilization, inviting discerning travelers to explore its majestic halls and storied chambers. Wander through the meticulously reconstructed labyrinth, adorned with vibrant frescoes and regal architecture, as whispers of ancient tales come to life.  
 
Our luxury tours promise an immersive experience, where the rich history of Knossos unfolds in the company of expert guides. Indulge in the sophistication of Minoan culture, appreciating the intricate details that make Knossos Palace a captivating pinnacle of antiquity. Elevate your journey with our curated luxury tours, offering an unparalleled glimpse into the opulence and mystique of ancient Crete. 

Chania Old Town 

Voyage through the centuries in the heart of Crete's Chania Old Town, where history, culture, and luxury seamlessly converge. As you stroll its enchanting narrow streets, adorned with Venetian and Ottoman influences, our exclusive tours unveil this picturesque destination.  
 
Immerse yourself in the captivating ambiance of the harbor, where historic lighthouses and pastel-hued buildings create a postcard-perfect setting. Indulge in the sophistication of luxury accommodations nestled within the medieval walls, offering a harmonious blend of modern comfort and historic charm. Discover hidden gems, from the iconic Firkas Fortress to the vibrant Municipal Market, where local flavors and craftsmanship abound.  
 
Our curated tours of Chania Old Town are an exquisite blend of refinement and cultural immersion, ensuring an unforgettable journey through the storied streets of this ancient Cretan gem. 

Samaria Gorge 

Adventure into the pristine wilderness of Crete with our hiking tour to Samaria Gorge, a natural wonder that epitomizes the island's rugged beauty. Traverse the longest gorge in Europe, surrounded by towering cliffs and untamed landscapes, as our expert guides lead you through this breathtaking trek.  
 
Our curated experience ensures that every step allows you to fully appreciate the raw magnificence of the gorge. Immerse yourself in the challenge of the hike while reveling in the unparalleled beauty of Samaria's unique flora and fauna.  
 
As you reach the culmination of this extraordinary journey at Agia Roumeli, our tour provides a seamless transition to relaxation and indulgence, ensuring your exclusive encounter with Samaria Gorge becomes a highlight of your holiday. 

Balos Lagoon 

Balos Lagoon, an idyllic gem nestled on the northwest coast of Crete. Your journey begins with a leisurely boat ride or a scenic hike, ensuring a seamless and comfortable approach to this untouched natural wonder. As you arrive at the lagoon, witness the mesmerizing interplay of turquoise waters and pristine white sand, creating a captivating palette of colors that define the beauty of Balos.  
 
Our expert guides will curate an experience tailored to your desires, whether it be a secluded beach picnic, personalized exploration, or simply basking in the sun with unparalleled views. This luxurious encounter with Balos Lagoon promises an escape into unspoiled tranquility, where every moment is curated for indulgence and awe-inspiring natural beauty. 
 

Matala Caves 

The iconic Matala Caves are an enchanting testament to both natural beauty and cultural history. Delve into the captivating allure of these ancient rock-cut dwellings, known for their unique history as a former hippie enclave in the 1960s.  
 
As you explore the storied caves overlooking the crystalline waters of Matala Beach, take in the cultural significance of this archaeological site. Whether absorbing the panoramic views, discovering the vibrant history, or indulging in beachfront luxury, our Matala Caves tour promises a seamless blend of comfort and cultural immersion, creating an unforgettable chapter in your Crete trip. 

Best time to visit Crete 

Spring (April to June) offers mild temperatures, blooming flowers, and green landscapes, making it ideal for outdoor activities like hiking and exploring archaeological sites.  
Summer (July to August) is the peak tourist season with warm to hot temperatures, perfect for beach lovers and water activities.  
Autumn (September to October) provides pleasant temperatures, continuing beach enjoyment, and a more relaxed atmosphere as crowds diminish.  
Winter (November to March) is the off-season with cooler temperatures, offering a quieter experience for those interested in exploring local culture and authentic Crete. Ultimately, Crete can be a year round destination depending on what you would like to do, see and experience. 

Sample Itineraries Including Crete 

Our sample itineraries will show you suggestions for what you can do, see, and the best places to stay while travelling in Crete. 
If you like the look of any of these below, let us know and we can completely tailor-make your trip so it is totally unique to you! 

Aegean Highlights Santorini & Crete 

Top hotels in Crete  

Royal Senses 

Amirandes 

Stella Island 

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