Day trip

Spinalonga Island Guided Day Trip with Tavern Lunch & Wine

Activity provider: Cretanholidays

Spinalonga Island Guided Day Trip with Tavern Lunch & Wine

Activity provider: Cretanholidays

From US$ 95.60 per person

Embark on a guided day trip to Spinalonga Island and learn about its rich history. Enjoy a traditional Greek meal at a tavern in Plaka village, visit a medical herb plantation, and spend some time in the town of Agios Nikolaos.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Audio guide included
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Your hotel or nearest point accessible by bus (you will receive exact pickup info in a separate email from our local partner, please check your spam folder too). Please be ready 5 minutes prior to your scheduled pickup. The bus cannot wait more than 2 minutes at the pickup point.


  • Take a short boat cruise to Spinalonga Island followed by a guided walking tour
  • Enjoy a Greek lunch with fresh fish and wine at a seaside tavern in the scenic fishing village of Plaka
  • Visit a vast medical herb plantation
Full description
Start with pickup from your hotel and travel by spacious bus through small towns to the picturesque fishing village of Elounda. Then, board a privately booked traditional wooden fishing boat which will take you on a short cruise to the island of Spinalonga. Hear as your professional guide will share insights and stories of a former leper colony and the history of Spinalonga Island. After a guided walking tour on the island, board the boat and sail to the beautiful village of Plaka. Upon arrival, enjoy a lunch of local specialties in a traditional Greek tavern with a cozy atmosphere. Choose between fresh fish or chicken, enjoy some local wine, and enjoy the views of the coastline. Next, visit a local herb plantation where a variety of natural plant products are cultivated. Learn about the various essential oils produced at the site and then enjoy a leisurely stroll through the large gardens. Finally, visit the town of Agios Nikolaos for some time for further exploring and shopping. At the end of the tour, the bus will take you back to your pickup point near your hotel.
  • Roundtrip hotel transfer
  • Licensed guide
  • Privately boat cruise to Spinalonga Island
  • Spinalonga Island guided walking tour
  • Admission ticket Spinalonga Island
  • Lunch
  • Wine
  • Visit to a local herb plantation
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses

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Important information

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  • The bus will only be 80% full on this tour, to ensure passenger comfort and safety
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Boat trip and Spinalonga 1A, excellent lunch in the restaurant, in the tour description there was a visit to a herb farm in the afternoon with an explanation of how the oils are made. However, there was no such thing. Otherwise very nice

September 22, 2021

Product ID: 395114