Start: Nopigia

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Creative Crete Guided Walking Holiday
Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | Please call us for latest prices.

Holiday Information Overview


The Creative Crete holiday week offers you the opportunity to relax in one of the most beautiful places of the Mediterranean, doing some walking and painting but also having enough time for activities you choose yourself (swimming in the sea, reading a book by the hotel pool etc).

The area of Kissamos where our walks take place is part of the European Programme NATURA 2004 which aims to protect its rich natural heritage and to promote eco-tourism.

Difficulty: Moderate. Please see our Difficulty Guide for more information.

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Walking Tour Highlights
• Painting workshops.
• Enjoy walks which are completely unknown except to the locals.
• Enjoy the famous Balos Beach.
• Walk through Kissamos part of the European programme Natura 2004.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Walking Holiday Itinerary


Day 1:
Transfer from Chania Airport to hotel.

Day 2:
• 7:30-9:00 : Breakfast.
• 9:00 : Meet at the hotel.
• 9:00-13:00 : Walk : ’1. Nopigia – Panagia Myrtidiotisa – Agios Vasilios’. Walking part of the expedition: about 3 hours. Return at 13:00 to the hotel.
• 13:00-17:00 : Free time for lunch, relaxing, enjoying the beach and/or swimming.
• 17:00-18:30 : First painting workshop.
• 18:30 – … : Free time for further painting and enjoying the evening in the nearby tavernas.

Day 3:
• 7:30-9:00 : Breakfast.
• 9:00 : Meet at the hotel.
• 9:00-13:00 : Walk : ’2. Ancient Mythimna – Agios Georgios – Villa Trevizan’. Walking part of the expedition: about 2.5 hours. Return at 12:30 to the hotel.
• 13:00-17:00 : Free time for lunch, relaxing, enjoying the beach and/or swimming.
• 17:00-18:30 : Second painting workshop.
• 18:30 – … : Free time for further painting and enjoying the evening in the nearby tavernas.

Day 4:
• 7:30-9:00 : Breakfast.
• 9:00 : Meet at the hotel.
• 9:00-13:00 : Walk : ’3. Platanaki – Korfalonas – City of Kissamos’. Walking part of the expedition: about 1.5 hours. We will spend time in Kissamos for a visit to the local museum and shopping. Return at 13:00 to the hotel.
• 13:00-17:00 : Free time for lunch, relaxing, enjoying the beach and/or swimming.
• 17:00-18:30 : Third painting workshop.
• 18:30 – … : Free time for further painting and enjoying the evening in the nearby tavernas.

Day 5:
A free day to rest or do further walking or sightseeing on your own. You could enjoy the many attractions of Chania, or visit the famous Balos beach by a short boat trip or hire a car to explore further a-field.

Day 6:
• 7:30-9:00 : Breakfast.
• 9:00 : Meet at the hotel.
• 9:00-13:00 : Walk : ’4. Drapanias – Potamida’. Walking part of the expedition: about 3 hours. Return at 13:00 to the hotel.
• 13:00-17:00 : Free time for lunch, relaxing, enjoying the beach and/or swimming.
• 17:00-18:30 : Fourth painting workshop.
• 18:30 – … : Free time for further painting and enjoying the evening in the nearby tavernas.

Day 7:
• 7:30-9:00 : Breakfast.
• 9:00 : Meet at the hotel.
• 9:00-13:00 : Walk : ’5. Kotsiana – Rokka’. Walking part of the expedition: about 3 hours. Return at 13:00 to the hotel.
• 13:00-18:00 : Free time for lunch, relaxing, enjoying the beach and/or swimming.
• 18:00- … : ‘Painting Exhibition’ of your work and party.

Day 8:
Departure day. Transfer to Chania airport.

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
Varied walking tour only requiring a good basic fitness level. You walk on well maintained walking trails and partly on forest paths.

Daily walking times are max. 3 hours.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?

Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Creative Crete tour stays in 4* hotel carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.

Available services

- 7 nights accommodation
– Breakfast
– Airport Transfer to and from hotel
– Welcome dinner evening of arrival
– 5 Guided walks
– 4 Painting workshops with art teacher
– 1 painting exhibition and party

Not included
– Flights
– Air Conditioning (€5 per day)
– Anything else not listed above

Difficulty

Walking ▲▲ Varied walking tour only requiring a good basic fitness level. You walk on well maintained walking trails and partly on forest paths. Daily walking times are max.35 hours.

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Your Prices

Creative Crete, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person sharing a double or twin room. A number of single rooms are available at a supplement. This holiday is also bed and breakfast.

Please call us on 0161 703 5819 for latest prices and availability.

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