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Secrets of Crete Private Tours

Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
+30 694 675 2761
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We enjoyed two of their private tours. We only had a brief time in Crete and wanted to experience... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2018
444Carol_R
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Greenville, South Carolina
4 hours Private tour from a cruise ship

We were very pleased with our half day private tour . It was very hectic but we liked it and got to... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
Lizy S
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Secrets of Crete offers private guided tours for individual travellers, families or small groups. We organise finessed, customized tours considering your location, wishes and timing. The custom tours are designed to fit each visitor’s interests. The tour combines different aspects of the island to provide the most captivating insight, accompanied by private guidance and insider’s stories.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
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+30 694 675 2761
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

We enjoyed two of their private tours. We only had a brief time in Crete and wanted to experience as much as possible. Maria provided us with two outstanding experiences. One focused on the northern coast (from Heraklion to the eastern tip) while the other...More

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Reviewed January 16, 2018

We were very pleased with our half day private tour . It was very hectic but we liked it and got to see everything that we wanted to. We have never taken a private day tour before in any of the other cities that we...More

Thank Lizy S
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

This team are brilliant. From the moment I discovered their website to the end of the tour, they were extremely accommodating and knowledgable. I contacted Joseph in advance of our arrival in Crete and explained the things we love to do when we visit somewhere...More

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JosephBatis, Owner at Secrets of Crete Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Thank you John for your review. We really try very hard to show to our guests a good mixture of history and "real" life in our beloved island. We remain committed to this purpose!

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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful full day excursion with a fabulous guide, Katerina. Crete has long been on my bucket list and was not disappointed. Started at the Palace of Knosses, than out to the countryside. Excellent lunch in a small restaurant in a beautiful village and...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Katerina was a superb guide for the day who made it interesting and exciting for us and our kids with visits to rural billages to taste teadditional Cretan foods and lovely surroundings She took us to Knossos and brought the place alive with her descriptions...More

2  Thank Lance G
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

Thankyou so much Lina for a really informative and friendly tour to Spinalonga . We wanted to come here for a long time . It made all the difference having a proper tour guide to explain about the history of Spinalonga as otherwise we would...More

1  Thank tommymontgomery
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Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate to take a tour with Lena and a group of couples and friends. Lena took us in an amazing tour of hidden villages and locations off the tourist track. She also arranged for lunch at a taverna we would never have found...More

Thank Nick S
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Reviewed May 13, 2017

With Joseph and Katerina was like having friends to show you around! We had 5 people traveling together, all different ages, also different interests, so it was sort of challenge to keep everyone's attention. But Katerina put us all on track and tuned in as...More

1  Thank אסתר פ
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

Crete being the largest Greek island with plenty of local destinations, hiring a great guide can make a huge difference in one's experience. With Joseph and Katerina, we got TWO great guides! They were super helpful, very knowledgable, caring and, most importantly, fun!! Joseph optimized...More

1  Thank Alvertos_H
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Reviewed November 5, 2016

We booked this tour via email from our cruise ship after discovering how much better private tours are than cruise ship big bus tours. Katerina was our guide and she was delightful. Great energy, extremely friendly and eager to share her love of her beautiful...More

2  Thank Motherofthreeboys
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Joseph responded to us very quickly so hopefully your request will be resolved soon. Our tour was WONDERFUL! Secrets of Crete were extremely flexible so if you have certain experiences in mind I am sure they can fit them... More
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