Our journey will start with the oldest olive tree in the world, which can be found in the village Vouves. The Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves has been declared as “natural heritage monument” due to its special ecological and historical importance. Ideally located next to the Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves is The Olive Tree Museum of Vouves where you can learn more about the tree’s history. Both are visited by approximately 20.000 people every year from all over the world. The number of visitors is expected to increase rapidly in the years to come.
Estimated time on site: 30min.
Afterwards you can enjoy the rest of your day at Falasarna beach. Falasarna bay is one of the most famous beaches in Greece, which has been awarded as the best beach of Crete and one of the 10 best beaches in Europe in the past. Falasarna consists actually of five consecutive beaches, with the two most central being the most favorite. The sand in Falasarna is white, making the water color tropical. Here you will have plenty of free time to enjoy the sun and the sea.
- The above prices do NOT include admission fees, wherever those apply.
- For most of these destinations we can arrange your lunch break for you and suggest a traditional “taverna” nearby, in order to experience the traditional Cretan cuisine (please contact us for pricing details).