From Heraklion: South Crete Festos and Matala with Lunch

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Explore the highlights of southern Crete on a guided full-day trip from Heraklion. Enjoy a small-group tour of some of the region’s most popular sights. 
Meet your guide at your hotel and hop on the bus that will take you to your first stop, Phaistos. Along the way, take in scenic views of the Messara winegrowing region’s mountains and vineyards. At Phaistos, explore the ruins of a medieval city and the second-largest palace in Crete. Learn more about the history of the complex from your guide and enjoy panoramic views of the Ida Mountains and the Lassithi Massif.
Afterward, swim in the crystal-clear waters of the Libyan Sea in the former fishing village of Matala and take a walk to the world-famous cliffside caves. Then, tuck into a delicious lunch with views over the bay.
On the way back to Heraklion, stop at the monastery of Odigitria. Here, witness 2 tholos tombs and let yourself be enchanted by the monastery’s charm before heading back to your hotel.

Experience details

  • Adults only
  • Archaeology
  • Audio Guides
  • Beach
  • Bus & Minivan
  • Culinary & nightlife
  • Culture & history
  • Day trips
  • Food & drinks
  • Groups
  • History & heritage
  • Medium-risk
  • Nature & adventure
  • Nature & Panorama
  • Sightseeing
  • Small group
  • Water Sports
  • Wheelchair accessible

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