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Cretan Night at Traditional Karouzanos Village

Cretan Night at Traditional Karouzanos Village

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The excursion operates every Saturday, with pick-ups: East of Heraklion (starting Malia, Stalis through Hersonissos, Gouves, Heraklion) and West Heraklion (Amoudara, Lygaria, Agia Pelagia). Our excursion includes: Pick-up service at or near your hotel & return, Entrance, Dinner, and Free Wine. Available Tour Languages are: English, French, German, and Polish.


Tour info

Half day
Tour Type:
Folklore Show
Group size:
~50 pax

Accompanied service

Guides Transport Insurance Dinner


Evening Pick up: We will start collecting participants from pick-up points in the evening. Depending on the place of your hotel/apartment the bus drive will differ.

Bus Drive: 1 hour

1st stop: Karouzanos Village – 4 hours: After a beautiful drive through the mountains, we arrive at the little traditional village Karouzanos. Our participants, will have free time before the event starts in order to walk around the narrow streets and old neighborhoods of the village, take photos of the local life and enjoy the fantastic view to the Cretan mountains.

Dance Show - Dinner: Local musicians, local dancers will perform a show to our groups. Traditional Cretan food will be available on a self-service buffet for all as well as wine for all adults. Do not hesitate to experience a local dance with Cretan people and dancers that will make this night an unforgettable experience!

Bus Drive: 1 hour

End of the tour – Arrival at resorts: Embarkation in the buses and drive back to the hotels where we gathered participants earlier this evening. Depending on traffic and on the pick-up places of each one, the time of journey back to the hotel will differ.

Special offer


Cretan Night at Traditional Karouzanos Village  (Dinner Included)

Enjoy your evening at a Cretan Village, experience how Cretan people entertain themselves and taste some traditional food and drinks during this lively excursion. Let the well-known Cretan hospitality, serve you, meet some great people, listen to their famous music and walk through the streets of the village to admire its local architecture and vibes.

Pick-up's from:
Sissi, Malia, Stalis, Hersonissos (port), Koutouloufari, Piskopiano, Anissaras, Analipsis, Gouves, Gournes, Kokkini Hani, Amnissos, Karteros, Heraklion (port), Amoudara (Gazi, Heraklion), Lygaria, Agia Pelagia. [Check the pick-up table list below to find out which is the most convenient pick-up point & time, near your hotel]

Operating Days:
Every Saturday

English, French, German, Polish: All days

Tour includes:
✔ Air-conditioned transportation with pick-up and drop-off services from your hotel or a nearby location
✔ Professional Driver
✔ The assistance of a tour escort throughout the tour
✔ Traditional Dinner (self-service buffet)
✔ Alcoholic Beverage (local wine)
✔ Local taxes are included in the tour package to avoid any additional charges
✔ Liability insurance coverage by ALLIANZ to ensure your safety and security during the tour

Extra Fees (not included in the price)
Extras payable on the spot: Souvenirs (optional)

Tour highlights:
• Walk through the streets of the Village
• Enjoy a bus drive through the countryside
• Experience Cretan Hospitality
• Watch a live dance show with Cretan dancers
• Enjoy a traditional meal, with local food and wine (for adults)
• Dance with locals and make this night an unforgettable experience

Essentials to have with you:
• Comfortable shoes
• Jackets

Central Crete

6 hours approximately - 50 km

A night to remember…

Early in the evening under a star-studded sky in an open-air tavern surrounded by the scent of jasmine and the melodies of “LYRA” and “BOUZOUKI” at the ancient village of Karouzana, you will have the opportunity to take a glimpse of the rural life in a Cretan village by walking around this charming place.

After tasting the traditional local dishes and enjoying the fine wine, you will witness the grace of the Cretan dancers performing a variety of Cretan, Greek and folklore dances, dressed in their traditional costumes. Join them, to learn how to dance yourselves and, following their footsteps become “ZORBAS” for a night.

A perfect chance to enjoy yourselves in “Cretan Style”, taste traditional dishes, know a bit more about your hosts and keep this wonderful night in your memory forever.

Age Definition:
Adults: Over 12 years old  (Full fare)
Children: 4-12 years old  (50% discount)
Infants: 0-3 years old  (Free of charge)

Booking Guiding Lines:
Your Tour Language: Please check in the description which tour languages are available per day, and make sure your desired language is available on your chosen date
Your Pick-up Point: Please check the list with all available pick-up points (and hours) from your area, on the table below

This excursion includes in its price: Your transfer r/t from your hotel, entrance to the village, Dinner and free wine. The Adult Fare is applied to passengers of any age above 12 years old. The Child Fare applies to children between 4 and 12 years old (50% discount + extra's if chosen) and the Infant Fare to any child under 4 years old (Free of Charge // No seat reserved).

Just to help you see which pick-up suits you best, here's a table of hotel accommodations and their nearest pick-ups:

Pick up place Pick up time
Sissi 17:55
Nikos hotel - Filipidis S/M 18:20
Malia church 18:30
Malia Bay - Malia Park - Sirens 18:20
Drossia - Kernos Beach - Ikaros Village 18:25
Alexander Beach - Ariadni 18:30
Cactus - Aktia 18:30
Mochos Cross 18:35
Stalis bus stop - Blue sea 18:35
Nana B/S - Mediterraneo 18:40
Belvedere - Eri bus stop 18:50
Silva Beach - Pela Maria 18:50
National Bank - Chalkiadakis S/M 18:55
Koutouloufari (Esperides Resort) 19:00
Piscopiano well (pigadi) 19:00
Mathioudakis - Creta Maris 19:00
Hersonissos Village 19:00
Knossos Royal - Royal Mare - Annabelle 19:05
Cretan Village - Laguna - Chrissi Amoudia 19:10
Serita - Zorbas – Anissa - Bella - Lytos 19:10
Analipsi Beach  Road 19:10
Analipsi Bus stop 19:05
Amirantes B/S 19:00
Gouves Beach  Road 18:50
Gouves Cross-Lavris 18:45
Gournes Church 18:40
Rinela - Hatzis 18:35
Knossos Beach - Arina 18:35
Karteros - Amnissos 18:30
Astoria Hotel - Galaxy Hotel 18:15
Heraklion port - 18 Agglon Sq. (Koules fortress roundabout) 18:15
Natural History Museum 18:10
Talos Plaza (outside Envy Cafe) 18:10
Giofyros (Meliriton) 18:10
Amoudara 18:00
Agia Pelagia - Lygaria: Pick-ups are available from any accommodation in Agia Pelagia and Lygaria via shuttle service. A minimum of 2 adult participants is required. 17:50

LET US HELP! Please don't hesitate to contact us, in order to help you out choose the best pick-up that suits you best!

1. Customers who for any reason fail to participate in our excursions are obliged to inform us at least 24 hours in advance. Otherwise, no refund will be given. Cancelling at least 24 hours prior to departure, 100% full refund!
2. reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour, due to adverse weather conditions or, insufficient passenger number or, force majeure.

► We do return money in case of bad weather (when the excursion is cancelled by the organizer tour operator).
► IMPORTANT: You need to be at least 10 minutes prior to your pick-up time at your pick-up point.


For further information or bookings please call at telephone No. (+30) 2810341560


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