Cruises | Heraklion:One Day Trip to Rethymno city and Melidoni cave the Venetian Crete

Experience the natural beauty and rich history of Venetian Crete with our Melidoni Cave and Rethymno tour.

This approximately 8 hours tour adventure takes us to two of the most popular destinations in the region, offering a

perfect blend of nature, history and culture.

We begin our tour in the morning by picking you up from specific locations.

After almost one hour and fifteen minutes, we arrive at the stunning Melidoni cave where we’ll have

approximately 40 minutes to explore the magnificent cave and learn about its fascinating history as a place of worship

and refuge during ancient times.

After 30 minutes from our departure, we arrive to Rethymno, a charming town with narrow streets and ancient

Venetian architecture. Enjoy 4 hours of free time to explore the impressive Venetian Fortezza, wander through the

charming alleys of the old town, and sample some of the delicious local cuisine. Additionally, you may go swimming at

the beautiful palm beach, which is located close to the town's center.

At the end of the tour, we will all meet at the bus to return to Heraklion. Depending on traffic and your drop-off

location, the trip will take about 1 hour and 15 minutes.

11:45 Arrival in Melidoni

12:30 Departure from Melidoni

13:00 Arrival at Rethymno

17:00 Departure from Rethymno

18:30 Arrival Heraklion

Route: 230 km

Duration: app. 10 hours

Stay in Melidoni: app. 40 minutes

Stay in Rethymno: app. 4 hours