7 Nights Getaway to Crete

7 Nights Getaway to Crete






Discover the enchanting beauty of Crete on a 7-night half board holiday from the UK. Indulge in the island's rich history, breathtaking beaches, and vibrant culture. Enjoy comfortable accommodations and delicious meals, immersing yourself in Greek hospitality. Explore ancient ruins, relax on pristine shores, and create unforgettable memories on this unforgettable Mediterranean escape.

  • Total 07 nights
  • Stay at 5-Star Hotel
  • Half Board Basis
  • Flying from London airports, Supplements apply from other airports
  • Can be customized upon request, to meet travelers needs
  • Secure your holiday with a low deposit of £79pp


  • Return Flights From London
  • Hand Luggage
  • 07 Nights Stay at 5-Star Hotel
  • Half Board Basis
  • Airport Transfers
  • Check In Luggage
  • Payable Taxes at Destination

Tour Plan

Tour Plan

Here's a suggested itinerary for a holiday from the UK with 7 nights in Crete:

Day 1: Arrival in Crete

  • Fly from the UK to Heraklion International Airport in Crete.
  • Transfer to your hotel in Crete and check-in.
  • Spend the rest of the day relaxing and getting acquainted with your surroundings.
  • Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local taverna, savoring Cretan cuisine.

Day 2: Heraklion and Knossos

  • Take a day trip to Heraklion, the capital city of Crete.
  • Visit the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, which houses a vast collection of Minoan artifacts.
  • Explore the ancient ruins of Knossos, the center of the Minoan civilization.
  • Learn about the fascinating history and mythology of Crete.
  • Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, tasting traditional Cretan dishes.
  • In the afternoon, wander through the streets of Heraklion, visit local shops, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere.
  • Return to your hotel in the evening and relax.

Day 3: Chania and Old Town

  • Take a day trip to Chania, one of the most picturesque cities in Crete.
  • Explore the charming Old Town with its narrow streets, Venetian architecture, and historic landmarks.
  • Visit the Venetian Harbor, lined with colorful buildings, waterfront restaurants, and cafes.
  • Discover the impressive Chania Archaeological Museum and Byzantine Walls.
  • Enjoy a leisurely lunch at a traditional taverna, enjoying local delicacies.
  • Spend the afternoon exploring the local markets, boutique shops, and art galleries.
  • In the evening, relax at a seaside restaurant or enjoy a drink at a rooftop bar overlooking the harbor.

Day 4: Beach Day and Relaxation

  • Spend a day relaxing on one of Crete's stunning beaches.
  • Visit Elafonisi Beach, known for its pink sand and crystal-clear waters.
  • Alternatively, choose a beach closer to your hotel, such as Balos Beach or Falassarna Beach.
  • Relax on a sun lounger, swim in the turquoise sea, and soak up the Mediterranean sun.
  • Enjoy a picnic on the beach or try water sports activities if desired.
  • In the evening, dine at a beachfront restaurant and savor fresh seafood dishes.

Day 5: Rethymno and Fortezza Fortress

  • Take a day trip to Rethymno, a charming town located between Chania and Heraklion.
  • Explore the well-preserved Venetian Old Town with its narrow streets and historical buildings.
  • Visit the impressive Fortezza Fortress, offering panoramic views of the town and coastline.
  • Stroll along the Venetian Harbor and enjoy the waterfront cafes and restaurants.
  • Have a leisurely lunch at a local taverna, sampling Cretan specialties.
  • Explore the local shops, art studios, and craft workshops.
  • Return to your hotel in the evening and relax.

Day 6: Samaria Gorge or Botanical Gardens

  • Spend the day exploring the natural beauty of Crete.
  • Embark on a guided hike through the famous Samaria Gorge, a stunning natural attraction.
  • Marvel at the towering cliffs, wildflowers, and unique wildlife along the way.
  • Alternatively, visit the Botanical Gardens of Crete and discover a wide variety of Mediterranean plants and flowers.
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch surrounded by nature.
  • After the hike or garden visit, return to your hotel and relax.
  • In the evening, try traditional Cretan cuisine at a local taverna.

Day 7: Agios Nikolaos and Spinalonga

  • Take a day trip to Agios Nikolaos, a picturesque town on the northeastern coast of Crete.
  • Explore the beautiful Lake Voulismeni, surrounded by cafes and shops.
  • Visit the Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos to learn about the region's history.
  • Take a boat trip to the island of Spinalonga, known for its Venetian fortress and intriguing history as a former leper colony.
  • Enjoy a swim in the crystal-clear waters surrounding Spinalonga.
  • Return to your hotel in the evening and relax.

Day 8: Departure

  • Enjoy your final breakfast in Crete.
  • Check out of your hotel and transfer to Heraklion International Airport for your return flight to the UK.

Please note that this itinerary provides a general framework for your 7-night holiday in Crete, and you can customize it based on your preferences and the specific activities and attractions you wish to include. Crete offers a combination of history, stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches, and delicious cuisine, ensuring a memorable vacation.

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