17 January 2017

 

Amazing things to do in
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Sights and sounds of Greece

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Turtle Trek Tour from Zakynthos
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Turtle Trek Tour from Zakynthos

Swim with the turtles

This informative and entertaining half day guided tour provides the perfect opportunity to learn more about the life and habitat of the endangered Loggerhead turtles that breed in this beautiful part of the world. The day begins with a scenic coach ride to the port of Ag Sostis where your boat will be waiting to take you out to Marathonisi Island and the Keri Caves.

Here you’ll have the chance to spot the turtles in their natural habitat and enjoy a swim in the gorgeous azure waters before returning home. It is so memorable to get up close to these wonderful creatures and this trip makes a perfect treat for all the family. Have your cameras ready throughout your time with the turtles and capture some amazing images to show friends back home.

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Water City Water Park
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Water City Water Park

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE

Watercity Waterpark is an exciting amusement park, regarded as one of the most entertaining of its kind in Europe. The park offers pure fun for adults and children alike, and you will find something to suit everyone among the 36 different slides, pools and activities. The waterpark is just 20 minutes from the centre of Heraklion making it an ideal destination for a family day out.

While there you can explore the beautiful park, relax by the pools, spend hours and hours on the exciting and thrilling games and rides, enjoy the sunshine, have a snack or a drink in one of the many restaurants and bars and shop for souvenirs to take home at the end of the day. Watercity is the top amusement park on the island of Crete, so make sure you visit during your holiday.

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Albania Cruise from Corfu
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Albania Cruise from Corfu

Awesome day in Albania

For the more adventurous who wish to enjoy a different experience, this one day cruise to the fascinating country of Albania is a real gem. After leaving the port of Corfu you travel along the Albanian coast to the port of Saranda where a guide will introduce you to this ancient city with its fascinating history. The highlight of your day is the excursion to Butrint - designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage site in 1997.

Over the centuries the ancient town had disappeared under layers of silt and vegetation but archaeologists have uncovered one of the best remains of a working town in the Mediterranean. At the edge of the lake where the ancient city of Vouthrota is situated with its monuments and ancient theatre you are taken 2,500 years back in time to the 3rd century AD. After lunch enjoy a tour of the town before returning to Corfu.

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Spinalonga Tour & BBQ
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Spinalonga Tour & BBQ

SAIL AWAY TO THE ISLAND

You begin this exciting tour by taking a luxury coach to Mirabello Bay in East Crete for a stop at the village of Elounda - one of the most beautiful locations on the island. After a short cruise across the clear blue waters you reach the tiny island of Spinalonga, a magical place rich in history. Due to its strategic location at the entrance to Elounda Bay, the Venetians created a fortified stronghold here in the 16th Century AD.

A guide will escort you on to the island and you will hear all about the long history of this fascinating place. After Spinalonga you cruise across the bay to Kolokytha where your crew will prepare a delicious barbeque while you swim and relax in the sun. On the return trip stop at the picturesque town of Saint Nicholas where you can stroll around the 'bottomless' lake, pretty harbour and shops. This has been voted one of the best tours on Crete.

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Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon
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Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon

The Poseidon Adventure

Enjoy a fantastic half-day tour from Athens to the magnificent cliff-top Temple of Poseidon. You'll leave Athens on the beautiful coastal road which offers stunning views of the Saronic Gulf and Glyfada beach, Vouliagmeni beach, Varkiza and countless caves. And you along the way you pass by some of Athens' most beautiful suburbs en route to Cape Sounion.

Here you stop to visit the famous 5th century BC Temple of Poseidon which has one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world. When visiting the stunning capital city of Greece it can be hard to tear yourself away from all the famous sights like the Acropolis and Parthenon. But this trip out to the Temple of Poseidon is a must tour and will leave you with lots of great memories and photographs.

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Aqualand Trip Corfu
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Aqualand Trip Corfu

Water wonderland

Situated in the centre of the island, Corfu's waterpark offers the largest wave pool in Europe and assures you of a fun filled day for all the family. Dare to drop into the black hole, shoot down the kamikazes, race down the multi slides, bubble through the hydro-tube, and dip down the giant slides. Kids are well provided for, with small slides, slippery octopus, screaming frog, shower mushroom, bouncy castle and adventure playground.

You can also choose to relax in the Jacuzzi or float aimlessly around the lazy river. Lifeguards are situated in all positions throughout the park so it is safe as well as fun. There are bars and cafes in the park, but visitors can take their own food and drinks if they wish. Photographs are taken throughout the day on the various attractions and are for sale from the Aqualand gift shop. Sun loungers and parasols are also free to use.

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Cretan Evening - Go Greek!
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Cretan Evening - Go Greek!

GET THAT ZORBA FEELING

No Greek holiday would be complete without a taste of the culture, amazing food and local wine . . . so get yourselves ready for a traditional Cretan evening Greek style. If you want to eat, drink and dance like the locals, then you will love this all-inclusive evening! You don't have to worry about arrangements such as transport, entertainment or table reservations - it is all done for you.

This special Cretan Night takes place up in the mountains at the small village of Kato Karouzanos, which is an old farming community where you will experience the relaxed, stress-free and friendly lifestyle still enjoyed today. Take a stroll around the pretty village before the entertainment begins in the open-air arena, and dinner and unlimited wine is served. By the end of this evening you'll feel like Zorba the Greek!

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Knossos & Heraklion City Tour
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Knossos & Heraklion City Tour

TAKE A TRIP BACK IN TIME

You are taken back 4,000 years in time on this must do tour to the world famous Minoan Palace at Knossos, the home of the legendary King Minos, who gave his name to Europe's oldest civilization. No visit to Crete is complete without visiting Knossos and the town of Heraklion, the capital of the island. According to Greek mythology, the monstrous Minotaur - half man, half bull - lived at Knossos and fed on human flesh and bone.

He was eventually slayed by the brave and mighty Athenian prince, Theseus, within the hidden Labyrinth. Parts of the ancient palace have been excavated and reconstructed by the British archaeologist, Sir Arthur Evans, and today you visit the throne room, the royal apartments, the central courtyard with its shrines and other fascinating areas. Then tour Heraklion seeing the Venetian Fortress, the fishing harbour and the market.

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Paxos and Antipaxos from Corfu
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Paxos and Antipaxos from Corfu

Make a pact with Paxos

On this sea cruise you visit three wonderful places – the islands of Paxos and Antipaxos, which are situated close to the southern coast of Corfu, and also the famous Blue Caves of Paxos. Departing from the harbour of Corfu, there is a unique view of the old town between the two Venetian fortresses as you head towards the south of the island to see the Kanoni peninsula and the palace of Mon Repos where Prince Phillip was born.

You then sail along the west coast of Paxos island, past the impressive rocky coast and the white sandy beaches. Then the boat enters the breathtaking sea caves where the clear blue waters are amazing. Next you arrive at the small but perfectly formed island of Antipaxos to swim in the crystal waters off "Paradise beach". On the way back to Corfu stop at the pretty village of Gaios for lunch, sightseeing and shopping.

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Symi Island Tour from Rhodes
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Symi Island Tour from Rhodes

Symi is quite something

This boat trip takes you to the perfectly formed harbour of Symi, one of the most beautiful picture-postcard Venetian villages with neo classical white and pastel yellow houses. You are picked up from your hotel and driven to Rhodes harbour to catch the boat to Symi. When you arrive you have free time to walk through the narrow streets, shop for handicrafts and natural sponges, eat fresh seafood or soak up some sun.

In the south of the island along the inlet stands the massive Panormitis monastery. Enjoy a guided walk here and see the charming bell tower and a beautiful 12th century church. This is a famous spot and attracts many visitors and worshippers who come to see the Byzantine frescoes and engraved temple full of golden offerings. Enjoy some free time at the monastery before returning to your hotel.

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Horse Riding in Crete
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Horse Riding in Crete

RIDE INTO THE MOUNTAINS

Experience the fun of horse riding in the beautiful Cretan countryside enjoying a lovely ride up in the mountain at Finikia with its stunning scenery, and returning to the ranch for a delicious meal. Be prepared to be cowboys for the day as you choose between two programmes - one a daytime trip and the other leaving in the early evening.

Whichever you take, you are guaranteed an amazing experience. Enjoy the peace and quiet as you ride up the mountain through fragrant olive groves with amazing views of the distant capital of Heraklion. When you reach the top it's time for both you and your horse to take a rest and here you'll be served a refreshing drink. After the break hit the trail again and return to the ranch for either a traditional lunch, or evening barbeque.

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Athens by Night with Traditional Greek Meal
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Athens by Night with Traditional Greek Meal

Night to remember

On this great tour you enjoy a magical evening in Athens, seeing all the famous sights and landmarks for which this incredible city is known. You'll start by visiting the main Greek port of Piraeus, passing by the important focal points of the city including the City Hall and the picturesque yacht harbour of Microlimano. You also pass the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the National Garden, Parliament, and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Then it's on to the Catholic Cathedral, Athens University, the National Library, Old Parliament and many other famous landmarks. When you arrive in Plaka, enjoy a pleasant stroll through the old city of Athens to one of the most popular local taverns where you can enjoy a sumptuous dinner with live bouzouki music and a special Greek folk dancing show.

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Athens City and Acropolis Tour
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Athens City and Acropolis Tour

Sights of the city

Enjoy this exciting tour and discover the fascinating city of Athens - one of the most historical cities in the world.
You will see all the city's principal modern and classical sights. This half-day coach and walking tour beings with departure from selected Athens hotels for the Temple of Olympian Zeus after which you'll see the Panathinaiko Stadium, home to the first Olympic Games in 1896.

Next you pass the Greek Prime Minister’s residence, the ex Royal Palace, the National Gardens, Hadrian’s Arc, St Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Schliemann’s House, the Catholic Cathedral, Athens University, the National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, the Russian Orthodox Church, the stunning Acropolis and many other interesting sights.

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Diving Experience
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Diving Experience

TRY AN UNDERWATER ADVENTURE

This trip is perfect for anyone wanting to discover the incredible beauty of the underwater world around the Island of Crete. Whether you are an experienced diver wanting to discover new dive sites, or someone who has never dived before, but would love to try the sport, you are welcome on this adventure tour when you should see lots of exotic marine life.

For those who prefer to stay on the surface, but still want to discover the delights of the fascinating underwater world of the island, you can also book a full day's snorkelling course during which you will be able to explore safely with a guide. When holidaying on Crete it is tempting to do very little and just relax and soak up the sunshine, but this diving experience is well worth the effort.

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Delphi Day Trip from Athens with Lunch
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Delphi Day Trip from Athens with Lunch

Delphi on a plate

Enjoy an exciting day trip from Athens to Delphi. You'll start by passing the Olympic Stadium, site of the 2004 Athens Games. Continue on through Thebes for a short stop in Levadia and then on to Arachova (known in ancient times as the navel of the world) on your way to Delphi. You then pass Castalia Spring and visit the archaeological site at the Temple of Apollo, which is famous for its oracle.

Next visit the Museum of Delphi, home to spectacular finds including the bronze Charioteer, Naxian Sphinx and the Statue of Antinoos. After lunch return to Athens via the picturesque mountain village of Arachova which is built on the south slopes of Parnassus and well known for its attractive hand-woven carpets, rugs and quilts as well as its delicious wine and cheese.

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4x4 Safari Lassithi Tour
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4x4 Safari Lassithi Tour

Safari adventures

This is a great tour for lovers of outdoor adventurers and is organised by experts in active tourism. Discover the natural beauty and hidden secrets of the Cretan mountains, canyons and crystal clear seas during a thrilling journey in your 4x4 vehicle along asphalt and later rough roads, through mountainous areas where the views are breathtaking.

Along the way you stop at deserted settlements and get acquainted with the local traditions and lifestyle. And you will be taken to secret spots that you won’t find on any map or in tourist guides. On this tour you experience a combination of wild sceneries and dusty tracks and have time for a refreshing swim and a lunch break in a traditional tavern.

Pick up service is not available from Sissi resort. If you stay in Sissi, you will have to get to Malia in order to join the bus.

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Marmaris Day Trip from Rhodes
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Marmaris Day Trip from Rhodes

Turkish delight

Discover a foreign culture and a different country in a day when you sail by catamaran to Marmaris, Turkey, to explore this popular resort and see its beautiful red covered houses surrounded by green mountains and the Bay of Mermaids. You will be picked up at your hotel and driven to Rhodes harbour for the one hour trip on a hydrofoil Catamaran to the coast of Turkey where you are taken to a picturesque spot for breakfast.

Then hit the shops with a visit to the Gold Centre, where you will be told about the art of hand made gold and have the chance to bag a real bargain. Feel the exotic atmosphere, the oriental sounds and the smell of the spices in the narrow streets around the bazaars. Next stop at a Turkish Delight shop to taste and buy the most typical sweets in Turkey and then visit a carpet and handicraft centre before sailing back to Rhodes.

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Rhodes Town Day Trip
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Rhodes Town Day Trip

Shop and see the sights

Come and join us on a day of exploring! Take in all the site of the beautiful Rhodes Town!

Enter the city and head towards the Ancient stadium and the temple of Apollo, where you will have the opportunity to see the Acropolis of Rhodes and take photographs (Panoramic Visit)

You will drive to the National theater where you'll leave the bus and enjoy some free time in the city for shopping, visiting the old town, the Knights Palace or the Archaeological Museum.

Join the coach for return to your resort/hotel

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Santorini Volcano & Hot Springs Boat Trip
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Santorini Volcano & Hot Springs Boat Trip

From the lava to the mud

This short tour will take you by boat to see two lava islands with their volcanos and you can swim in the sulphuric Hot Springs. First take a bus to Athinios Port to board the boat ‘Manolios’ that will cruise towards the old port of Thira heading for the volcanic island of Nea Kameni. Here you can walk up the slopes of the volcano and take photos of the crater.

Then cruise towards the second volcanic island of Palea Kameni where you swim and relax in the hot springs and immerse yourself in a therapeutic mud bath. Then after a great day out, you cruise back to Athinios port where the buses will be waiting to take you back to your hotel. This popular trip makes a great family day out while staying on Santorini.

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Underwater Safari Tour
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Underwater Safari Tour

Deep down fun

On this fun tour you can spend the day diving, snorkelling or swimming in the bay’s shallow waters, among colourful fish, keeping an eye out for octopus or even barracuda, or choose to bask in the sun. Your trip begins with a hotel pick-up followed by a bus ride to Mandraki harbour. The boat is equipped with the latest equipment for deep sea diving, and all measures have been taken to ensure your safety.

The boat sails towards the east side of the Island, and stops at the Kallithea Bay harbour where, depending on your experience and skill level, you can go diving, snorkelling or just swim in the clear blue waters. There are lots of extras on board such as underwater photo and video service and you can also buy T shirts, sandwiches and soft drinks on board.

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