Excavation Tour and Dining Experience in Eastern Crete

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Excavation Tour and Dining Experience in Eastern Crete

from 295.00

Experience a real archeological excavation and an authentic dining experience: All of the magic, mystery and charm of Crete, squeezed into less than a day!

Visiting Places: Village of Anatoli, Ierapetra region, Eastern Crete
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

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Activity Description

The Crete Ecavation tour offers the one of a kind opportunity to observe and gain a first-hand appreciation for the process of uncovering Greek culture and heritage from top archaeologists in the village of Anatoli. With your imaginations full, you’ll then spend the afternoon discovering the treasures of authentic Cretan cuisine. 

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Special Features

  • Exclusive access to an archaeological excavation site
  • Introduction to the excavation procedures
  • On-the-spot seminars by world-class archaeologists
  • Unique catered dinner featuring authentic Minoan dishes prepared using historically accurate ingredients and methods

Why we like it

This is a rare opportunity to experience hands-on an authentic archeological dig and discover secrets of the Cretan cuisine, all squeezed in a fun and adventurous way in one day. 

Activity Snapshot

Dates | Start Time: Mon-Fri, Jul 11- Aug 19 | 9am. [DATES FOR 2017 STILL PENDING]

Duration: 7h 15m (half day, till 4:15pm)

Group size:  Min. 2 - Max. 7 adults. 

Meeting Point: Hotels in Elounda, Agios Nikolaos and Ierapetra (meeting/ending)

Pace: Easy (mini-bus, walking * The Greek terrain is often hilly, in the countryside and in urban areas alike. If you have mobility issues or special requirements, please advise in advance in order to inform the Vendor who will provide you with additional accessibility information and do their best to find a suitable solution).

Included: Field expert (archeologist) and host, entrance fees, snacks and refreshments at the excavation site, authentic Minoan meal, mini-bus transfers as described (to/from hotels in Elounda, Aghios Nikolaos or Ierapetra). 

Excluded: Alcoholic beverages other than wine and beer (e.g. spirits) with meals

Note: This excavation tour in Crete is available only as a private tour for individuals aged over 18. Transfers from other parts of Crete other than Elounda, Agios Nikolaos and Ierapetra may be available upon request. 

Discounts for Young Travellers: n/a

Vendor: Discover Greek Culture

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