Accessible Tours

“Tourist Guides of Crete” www.travel-crete.gr, is certified as one of the members of Pantou.org

Many of our tourist guides have successfully completed the course “T-GUIDE-Guiding people with learning difficulties” and were certified by FEG-the European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations and ENAT-the European Network for Accessible Tourism, as well as the FEG seminar “Tourism for All”.

Due to our professional experience as tourist guides all these years, we know that we are all different, but we can have common interests.

We strongly believe that we must have the same opportunities in our lives to travel and enjoy the visits, transportation and accommodation anywhere we go.

We recently realized that a good friend, who also leaves in Heraklion, could not join us to all of our activities, due to his disability issues. So accessibility it is not only an important issue for our visitors, it should be the same for the locals.

Discussing with friends about the disabilities and accessible tourism, we decided to do our best to make our country accessible for all people with physical disabilities, like reduced mobility or with learning difficulties and for their families.

Besides, it is our legal and moral duty to give the same opportunities to us all!!!

So here we are!

Come and join us to enjoy a trip to Greece, which is a phenomenon of culture and civilization in the history of the mankind.

Inhabited since the Palaeolithic era and with continuous presence in human history, this land gave birth to harmony and measure in arts and philosophy and has preserved the oldest written European language - Greek - in use for the last 3.500 years.

Its monuments speak of the glorious past. Equally eloquent as the faces of modern inhabitants, they represent a way of life that has kept its smile alive throughout the centuries.

Past and present meet and mingle in a perfect way.

In ancient Greece Xenios Zeus was always protecting guests. Today, it is our pleasure, as tourist guides – lecturers, to keep this tradition of hospitality alive, proud of our country, happy to show its beauties, looking forward to make new friends, ready to share tender emotions.

We invite you to join our passion for Greece, enjoy a journey in a landscape of monuments and legends by the bluest waters in the Mediterranean, see dolphins and imagine mermaids…

Come and visit us with a tailor-made and very well prepared trip, with all Accessible Services we have available in Greece.

Archanes

Crete: Beyond the touristic path (Arhanes – Thrapsano)

Crete lends itself to a number of adventures apart from the touristic path. This is one of them.

Arhanes, on the first stop, a village situated in the green valleys on the south of Heraklion. We...

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Duration: 8 -9 hours.
Lang: Greek, English, French, German, Italian, Russian

Countryside of Crete and Ida Mountain: wine, olives, cheese and a historic village

This unique programme focuses on Cretan countryside south and west of Heraklion town, the changing scenery, the wine and olive oil production as well as the traditional way of producing cheese.

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Duration: Approximately 8-9 hours.
Lang: Greek, English, French, German, Italian, Russian

Medieval Heraklion and the Historical Museum of Crete

This tour begins at the most important medieval fortification network of the entire Mediterranean Sea. The walls of Chandax (Latinized as Candia, the former name of Heraklion) were built in the 16th...

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Duration: 5 hours
Lang: Greek, English, French, German, Italian, Russian
The Heraklion Port

Heraklion, Its History and Culture: A Walking Tour

Heraklion, the capital and largest city of Crete, abounds with buildings, monuments, and churches that bear witness to its centuries-old history, among them the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, ...

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Duration: Seven hours
Lang: Greek, English, French, German, Italian, Russian

Cretan experience (Gortyna and Phaistos)

This excursion offers the exclusive experience of visiting two main archaeological sites (Gortyna and Phaistos) and a European Community award-winning Cretan Folk Museum

(Voroi), accommodation...

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Duration: 2 days
Lang: Greek, English, French, German, Italian, Russian

Arkadi Monastery, Chania and Rethymnon

This tour starts from Heraklion and combines a relaxed scenic drive along the northern coast with visits at an historical monastery as well as the two most picturesque towns on the island.

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Duration: 9 - 10 hours
Lang: Greek, English, French, Italian, German, Russian

Greek Cooking lesson and Wine Tasting!!!

We begin our tour with a visit at a family winery, where a tour will be given, accompanied by a wine tasting.

Carrying on to Myrtia village, the famous author’s Nikos Kazantzakis hometown.

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Duration: 6-8 hours
Lang: English, French, Italian, Greek

Other Experiences

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Hiking

Mountains and gorges, villages and beaches, valleys and plains, ancient city remains, olive groves and gardens, endless wine fields. A landscape diverse and stunning.

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Sports activities

Either you need to perfect your tennis serve, or choose among a wide variety of marine activities such as sailing, yachting. Crete is your place of choice.

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Archaeology

The whole Crete, a virtual Archeological thematic park with finds dating from Neolithic times, hosting the impressive remains of one of the most glorious cultures in the history of mankind.

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Congress

Our long experience in the field of tourism and the demands of the visitors, combined with our professionalism and reliability, allows us to be involved in the field of organization and conduct of Conventions, Conferences and Seminars.

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Village experiences

Visiting in land Crete can be a real challenge! In the villages of Crete one has the opportunity to experience the Real Crete, the heartbeat of the island.

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Andreadaki 13-15 Heraklion, Crete
712 01, Greece
Tel.: +30 2810-342222
Fax: +30 2810-342212
e-mail: info@travel-crete.gr
ΜΗ.Τ.Ε. 1039 Ε 6061 01849 01
Office hours: Mon - Fri: 9.00 - 15.00

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