Agiofarago Beach - Matala explor Jeep Safari


Tags: Agiofaraggo beach car day trip gorge Matala off-road trip A journey into the wild and captivating side of Crete. Agiofarago and Matala are located in the south of the prefecture of Heraklion. The contrast between the two, makes our tour special. On one side the quiet, spiritual Agiofarago wit

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• Free transport from/to your
• Free Wi-Fi
• Land Rover Discovery 3 – fue
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• Picnic • Lunch (wine, soft d
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After getting acquainted with your guide and following a short briefing, you will head south, through the plain of Messara, to Agiofarago: the gorge of the Saints! Our first stop is the traditional village of Siva. There, you could enjoy a drink or get the essentials for the rest of the day. A short distance from Siva is the Odigitria Monastery where we will make a short stop. One of the most important monasteries in Crete, built in the 14th century. At this point, the road changes into a dirt road, which leads us to the parking lot of Agiofarago and the entrance to it. From there on, we will continue on foot. We will follow the path crossing the gorge, which is scattered with imposing oleanders and olives. In about 30 minutes we will be on the beautiful beach and the Libyan Sea, where you could enjoy a swim.

 After a delicious picnic, with local Cretan products, we will return to the car and head to Matala. A small but crowded village, with a wonderful 300m long sandy beach and crystal clear deep waters. The village became famous for the carved Roman tombs and the hippies of the '70s, who lived in them! Here we will have a swim at the beach and later, lunch in a traditional local tavern!


• The 2000-year-old olive tree, Goumenospilio (the cave of the monks), and Vourvoulitis (the hidden lake), in Agiofarago.

• The Roman tombs in Matala.

• The natural cave on the north side of Matala Beach, from the top of which, the adventurous could dive.



• Distance:

• Total tour duration 8 hours

• Family friendly: Yes

Price: 186€/person

Minimum number of participants, 3 persons • Experienced, English speaking driver

Price includes
• Free transport from/to your hotel. (as long as you are within the predefined pick-up area)
• Free Wi-Fi 
• Land Rover Discovery 3 – fuels
• Picnic
• Lunch (wine, soft drinks, water)
•Two Bottles of water and one juice box per person
• Scuba mask
• Sunshade (one per car)

Price excludes

• Tickets to museums and archaeological sites

• Specialised guides for museums and archaeological sites

• Private expenses (coffees, alcoholic drinks etc.)
• Anything that it is not mentioned at the "Price includes" list • Walking shoes or sandals

What to bring

• Camera
• Sun Screen
• Hat – sun glasses
• Swimming suit - towel



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