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Crete by Air

Crete by Air

Crete by Air

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CRETE BY AIR

Enjoy a relaxing holiday to Crete, the most southerly of the Greek Islands. It has a dramatic beauty rarely found elsewhere with sandy beaches alongside clear blue seas and

mountains that sweep majestically through vineyards and olive groves to fertile plains.

 

 

THEARTEMIS PALACE HOTEL, RETHYMNO 4*

The Theartemis Palace Hotel is a prestigious hotel, fully refurbished in Winter 2018. It is a pleasant stroll to the Old Town and Venetian Harbour and just 2 minutes walk to the beach • Smartly decorated en-suite bedrooms with balcony / terrace • Satellite television • Air conditioning • Hairdryer • Fridge • Tea, coffee-making facilities • Telephone • Safe (extra charge) • Wi-Fi connection (extra charge) • Restaurant • Snack bar • Pool bar • Lounge with terrace • 2 swimming pools • Mini market & souvenir shop • Gym • Spa • Lift

www.theartemis.gr

 

Hotels may charge you a tax during your tour which is beyond the control of Living Crete Holidays / Edwards Coaches and is entirely at the discretion of each hotel.

 

This tour is operated by Living Crete Holidays Ltd and is protected by the Civil Aviation Authority, ATOL 9703 for whom we act as authorised agents and therefore is subject to their booking conditions. Cancellation terms on this holiday differ from our standard terms, please speak to a Travel Advisor.

 

No pick ups are offered on this tour. You must make your own arrangements for airport transfers.

Day 1

Make your own way to Cardiff Airport for your flight to Heraklion. On arrival in Crete you will be met by your Tour Manager and transferred to Rethymno where you stay for the next seven nights.

Day 2

RETHYMNO
Enjoy a relaxing day as we get to know Rethymno’s Venetian Harbour, fascinating Old Town and beautiful countryside.

Day 3

CHANIA
Your excursion today takes us to Chania, a beautiful town boasting a wonderful mix of architecture from Venetian, Cretan and Ottoman. Here you will find an old port, narrow shopping streets and delightful waterfront restaurants.

Day 4

FREE DAY
Enjoy a day at leisure in resort, or join an Optional Excursion ‘Around Elounda’ travelling east along the coast to Plaka.

Day 5

FREE DAY
Enjoy another free day in resort, or join an Optional Excursion to the island’s capital, Heraklion. Here you will have the opportunity to visit the Archaelogical Museum and Palace of Knossos if you desire.

Day 6

FREE DAY
You can choose to relax in resort, or join an Optional Excursion into the White Mountains seeing Agia Lake, the Plateau of Omalo and the head of the Samaria Gorge, Europe’s longest canyon. During this excursion a traditional Cretan lunch is included.

Day 7

SPILI, PREVELI MONASTERY & PLAKIAS
Today you explore the south coast of the island visiting Spili, a beautiful traditional village. Then visit Preveli Monastery and Plakias Village, set on a large crescent bay.

Day 8

You will be transferred back to Heraklion for your return flight back to Cardiff Airport.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

....to be booked in resort with your Living Crete Tour Manager

• Return flights from Cardiff to Heraklion

• Luggage allowance of 20kg

• Transfers and excursions in Crete in a privately chartered air-conditioned vehicle

• 7 nights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation in Rethymno (buffet style meals)

• Porterage

• Explore Rethymno’s Venetian Harbour and Old Town

• Discover the beautiful town of Chania

• Explore the village of Spili

• Entry to Preveli Monastery

• Discover Plakias Village

• Free time at leisure in Rethymno

• Opportunity to travel on optional excursions (additional charges apply)

• Accompanied throughout in Crete by Living Crete Tour Manager, on hand all times

 

*DIRECT CLIENTS ONLY - NO TRAVEL AGENT BOOKINGS*

NO PICK UP OFFERED ON THIS TOUR - CANNOT BE BOOKED ONLINE - PLEASE REQUEST A CALL BACK

DEPARTURE DATES AND PRICES

3rd May 7 nights £1175

27th Sep 7 nights £1289

Single room supplement May £170 / Sep £160

 

Flight schedules not confirmed at the time of going to press.

 

This tour is operated by Living Crete Holidays Ltd and is protected by the Civil Aviation Authority, ATOL 9703 for whom we act as authorised agents and therefore subject to their booking conditions.

Cancellation terms on this holiday differ from our standard terms, please speak to a Travel Advisor.

 

*Please note that all flights are on a request basis only. Prices are correct at the time of going to print and may be subject to surcharges.

 

 

 

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