Crete: Agios Nikolaos, Kritsa and Amazonas Park Day Trip

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Activity provider: Cretanholidays

Crete: Agios Nikolaos, Kritsa and Amazonas Park Day Trip

Activity provider: Cretanholidays

From US$ 56.39 per person

Spend a day exploring the eastern coast of Crete. Visit a local olive oil factory, stroll through the streets of Agios Nikolaos, relax at the traditional village of Kritsa, and see the parrots and monkeys of Amazonas Park.

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Duration 8 hours
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Pickup and drop off from specific meeting points and hotels. Please be ready 5-10 minutes before the pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible


  • Take a guided tour of a local olive oil factory at Vassilakis Estate
  • Explore the town of Agios Nikolaos and the local market
  • Spend time at the traditional village of Kritsa
  • Discover Amazonas and learn about their conservation projects, with an opportunity to feed the resident monkeys
Full description
Start with pickup from your hotel and first pass the Selinari monastery with its impressive gorge, and reach the small town of Neapolis. Visit the Vassilakis Estate, one of the oldest and most successful olive oil producers in Crete. Enjoy a detailed tour of their production facility and learn how olive oil is made. Continue to the provincial capital of Agios Nikolaos where you can admire the shimmering blue waters of the bay of Mirabello. Walk along the harbor and over the bridge to the freshwater Lake Voulismeni. Visit a local market and browse for specialty local products such as honey, olive oil, and spices. After a Greek coffee in one of the cozy cafes, continue to Kritsa, one of the most picturesque villages on the island. Admire the views of the whitewashed houses of the village located below a steep rocky slope. Take a break for some lunch at your own expense, followed by a stroll through the village. Finally, travel to Amazonas Park and discover a sanctuary for the conservation of endangered species. Take a guided tour of the sanctuary and see a variety of colorful parrots and curious monkeys. See rare parrot species which will eventually be released back into their natural habitat, and enjoy the fantastic views of the foothills of the Dikti Mountains.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fee Amazonas Park (9,00 Euro adults / 5,00 Euro children)

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  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
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August 4, 2022

Preisleistung ist sehr gut. Die Unternehmungen sind sehr interessant. Der Amazonaspark ist top, der Besitzer schaut sehr gut zu den Tieren. Sein engagement ist bewundernswert. Sehr empfehlenswert auch mit kleineren Kindern.

June 16, 2022


Product ID: 395119