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Rethymnon – Preveli Palm Forest

Rethymnon – Preveli Palm Forest

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Southwest Crete Excursion: the famous palm forest of Preveli, the fishing village of Damnoni, the Kourtaliotiko Gorge and the picturesque town of Rethymnon. The excursion operates every Tuesday, with pick-ups: East of Heraklion (starting Malia, Stalis through Hersonissos, Gouves, Heraklion) and West Heraklion (Amoudara). Our excursion includes: Pick-up service at or near your hotel & return, guided tour in Rethymnon city. Available Tour Languages are: English, French, German, Polish.

 

Tour info

Duration:
1 day
Transport:
Bus/Boat
Tour Type:
Land Excursion
SKU:
VC-10-016
Group size:
~50 pax

Accompanied service

Guides Transport Insurance

Schedule

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

Bus Drive: ~2 hours

1st stop: Damnoni Beach – 15 minutes (~11:15AM) : Get in boat for Preveli Palm Forest

Boat Trip: ~30 Minutes

2nd stop: Preveli Palm Forest – 1.5 hour (~12:00PM) : Free time for a swim in Preveli's crystal clear waters or a walk through the river in the palm forest

Boat Trip: ~30 Minutes

3rd stop: Damnoni Beach – 1 hour (~02:00PM) : Time for lunch (not included in the price) in Damnoni

Bus Drive: ~1 hour

4th stop: Kourtaliotiko Gorge – 10 minutes: Photo-stop in between our journey to Rethymnon

5th stop: Damnoni Beach – 1 hour & 20 minutes (~04:00PM) : Free time to stroll in Rethynon picturesque town

Departure from Rethymnon: ~05:20PM

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

Bus Drive: ~1 hour

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Description

Rethymnon – Preveli Palm Forest Excursion 

(Disclaimer: Not all the parts shown on this video are scheduled to be visited on this excursion)

Enjoy some of the natural beauties of this island on our magnificent tour from north to south Crete. By bus, we are travelling through changing landscapes towards the Libyan Sea.

Pick-up’s from:
Sissi, Malia, Stalis, Hersonissos (port), Piskopiano, Anissaras, Analipsis, Gouves, Gournes, Kokkini Hani, Amnissos, Karteros, Heraklion (port), Amoudara (Gazi, Heraklion). [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 Tuesday

Languages:
English, French, German, Polish: All Days

Tour includes:
• Transportation in Air-Conditioned bus
• Professional Driver
• Tour Guide
• Boat ticket to/from Preveli Palm Forest
• All the legal taxes
• Liability insurance coverage by ALLIANZ

Extra Fees (not included in the price)
Extras payable on the spot (optional):
• Food/Drinks

Tour highlights:
• Walk through the streets of Venetian Rethymno
• Admire the clear blue waters and get some fresh air at the Preveli Palm Forest

Essentials to have with you:
• Hat / Sunglasses / Sunscreen
• Comfortable shoes
• Swimsuit / Beach towel
• Water

Direction:
South Crete

Duration:
10 hours approximately – 230 Km (from Heraklion)

Overview:
Visit the beautiful beach of Damnoni (South Rethymnon prefecture) to get the boat to the famous exotic palm forest of Preveli. Later on, the day return to Damnoni beach for lunch (not included in the price). In the afternoon we take the return road to Rethymnon picture city but in between a quick photo-stop at Kourtaliotiko Gorge. Next stop the town of Rethymnon, a colourful mixture of Venetian and Turkish architecture, the current centre of Arts & Letters of Crete. You may visit the Turkish minarets or enjoy a coffee at the attractive harbour which is dominated by the Venetian fortress.

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

PRICING
This excursion includes in its price: Your transfer r/t from your hotel, Rethymnon Tours. 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).

PICK-UP TABLE
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 07:00
Nikos hotel – Filipidis S/M 07:10
Malia church 07:10
Malia Bay – Malia Park – Sirens 07:05
Drossia – Kernos Beach – Ikaros Village 07:20
Alexander Beach – Ariadni 07:25
Cactus – Aktia 07:25
Mochos Cross 07:30
Stalis bus stop – Blue sea 07:30
Nana B/S – Mediterraneo 07:35
Belvedere – Eri bus stop 07:35
Silva Beach – Pela Maria 07:40
National Bank – Chalkiadakis S/M 07:40
Piscopiano well (pigadi) 07:40
Mathioudakis – Creta Maris 07:45
Hersonissos Village 07:45
Knossos Royal – Royal Mare – Annabelle 07:50
Cretan Village – Laguna – Chrissi Amoudia 07:55
Serita – Zorbas – Anissa – Bella – Lytos 08:00
Analipsi Beach  Road 08:05
Analipsi Bus stop 08:05
Amirantes B/S 08:10
Gouves Beach  Road 08:10
Gouves Cross-Lavris 08:15
Gournes Church 08:15
Rinela – Hatzis 08:20
Knossos Beach – Arina 08:25
Karteros – Amnissos 08:25
Astoria Hotel – Galaxy Hotel 08:30
Heraklion port – Old Heraklion Bus Station roundabout (Entrance OLI) 08:30
Giofyros (Meliriton) 08:50
Amoudara 08:55

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!

CANCELLATION
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. VisitCrete.com reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour, due to adverse weather conditions or, insufficient passenger number or, force majeure.

IMPORTANT INFO
► 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.
► COVID-19: All passengers are required to wear masks at all times when in boats and busses or in indoor areas.

 

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

 

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