Excursions

1. Knossos - Heraklion in the afternoon. Guided city tour in Knossos, Shopping tour at Heraklion. In the afternoon, Knossos is less crowded and cooler. The shops are open on thursday afternoon. 4 hours inluding guide, approx. 50 Euro per person.

2. Spinalonga with Barbeque. One hour boat trip to Spinalonga, one of the last remaining leper colonies, including guided tour. Jump into the crystal clear sea and enjoy a relaxed barbecue afterwards. 8 hours, including guide, approx. 55 Euros per person.

3. Chrissi Chrissi, the golden Island! One hour boat trip to the beautiful island, directly within a natural reserve. 8 hours, including guide, approx. 38 Euros per person.

All excursions can be directly booked on site with your DER Touristik tourist guide. 

 

Restaurants

1. Milos is located in the historic part of Malia and offers a traditional, basic Crete cuisine at affordable prices. 

2. Klesma offers upscale Crete cuisine in a nice atmosphere. It is located close to Milos.

3. Kanali, located directly at canal Elounda. Crete cuisine, beautiful view. Prices for main dishes start at 8 Euros and 5 Euros for starters and wine.

 

Bars, Clubs

1. Status is located at Chersonissons. Prices for beer start at 3.50 Euros, for drinks at 6 Euros. Modern music.

2. Amnesia mainly techno music, is located at Chersonissos.

3. Star Beach is located at the entrance of Chersonissos. Foam parties with international DJs take place regularly. 

 

Souvenirs

1. Oliveoil products e.g. soap (2.50 Euros) and high quality oil (6 Euros).

2. Thyme Honey is available at the farmers market at Heraklion, 1 Kilo for 10 Euros.

3. Medicine e.g. Aspirin 1 Euro

4. Herbs and Spices