whole day tour, including swimming in the Libyan Sea

We suggest:

  • Comfortable clothes, sport shoes
  • Bathing costumes
  • During spring / autumn: warm pullover / jacket, long trousers
  • Money for coffee break, lunch & admission fees

08.30 Hrs. Departure from Heraklion, Hersonissos or Malia.
09.15 Hrs. Short coffee break in Agia Varvara.
09.45 Hrs. Start of the tour in Agia Varvara.
11.00 Hrs. Short visit of the archaeological site of Gortis.
11.30 Hrs. Visiting of a ceramic manufacturer in Gortis.
13.00 Hrs. Lunch in a taverna in Vori, local specialities will be served.
14.15 Hrs. We have a look at the Minoan palace of Festos.
15.15 Hrs. Swimming in Matala and / or visiting of the hippy caves.
16.30 Hrs. End of the tour.
17.30 Hrs. The guests will be back in their accommodation.

Times are for your information only.
Changes of 20 minutes are possible.


  • 56 km / incl. 29 km downhill


  • Kiddy seats and
  • 24 inch children bikes are available.


  • Admission fee at the the archaeological site of Gortis (or Gortina) €3,- and at the Minoan palace of Festos (or Phaistos) also €3,-

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