Cretan Trails & Tavernas

Crete, the largest of the Greek islands. The scattered remains of Minoan palaces, Byzantine churches and Venetian fortifications tell the stories of whole civilisations.

Moderate

  • Crete

  • 7 nights

  • Culture & Natural History

  • 5th Oct 2021 – 12th Oct 2021

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 14900

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Last Modified: 2nd September 2021


Holiday Highlights

See what's planned

  • Walk in the foot-hills of the White Mountains, through olive and citrus groves with spectacular viewpoints.
  • Hike dramatic gorge walks including the spectacular Samaria Gorge (optional in season).
  • Explore archaeological remains as you walk.
  • Enjoy traditional Greek cuisine with dinners at local tavernas.
  • Our centrally located hotel makes it easy to enjoy the tavernas, shops and beach of Chania
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Our holiday walking grades

Moderate

Grade 4

Full and half day walks at a moderate pace over hilly terrain.

Most of these holidays have an element of sightseeing as well.

Half day walks will probably involve about 3 hours of walking, with full day walks having around 5 hours. Expect ascents and descents of up to 600m.