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Welcome to Tourist Guides of Crete Excursions
See more - Do more in a day. Visit Crete with a professional licenced guide and make your visit one to remember !!!
Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands, the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, and one of the thirteen administrative regions of Greece. The island Crete is a different world compared to other parts of Greece. Crete is a place with its own tradition, its own character and its own dialect. Local people are very proud of their Cretan origin. The island forms a significant part of the economy and cultural heritage of Greece while retaining its own local cultural features (such as its own poetry, and music).

If you are planning on visiting Crete and you would like to make the most of your trip, this is the right site for you. Find a licensed tourist guide to make your visit, one to remember. In Greece, tourist guiding is a recognized profession. All our guides are professional licenced and registered with the Ministry of Tourism.

The organization of Tourism Education and Training (O.T.E.K) is the specialized Greek state institution that provides education and training for professions in the field of Tourism. The tourist guide first successfully completes training (3 year). Then the guide registers with the Department of Tourism through the provincial tourism authorities and the union of guides of the area he works. After registration, the tourist guide receives an identity card and a badge which must be displayed at all times when conducting guided tours. Tourist guides have to renew their registration every year. Many of our guides have further professional, academic and other special qualifications to further illuminate your tour. (Besides working as registered guides are also graduates of Archaeology, History, Art ).

Why with us? Tourist Guides of Crete are highly qualified to introduce you to the rich culture of modern and historic Crete and Greece. So if you are planning on visiting Crete , send us an e-mail of what you would like to see / do, sites or cities that you wish to visit and we can help you plan the ideal excursion.

We provide our services in Greek, English, German, Polish, Italian and Russian. We can also provide tailor made tours with a licenced guide driver to drive you around on the island Crete.

Visit all archaeological sites, Knossos the palace of King Minos, Phaistos the palace of King Radamanthys, Malia the palace of King Sarpedon according to Mythology. But dont visit only the well known Minoan palaces, but also the hidden beauties of Crete, the Plateau of Lassithi with the Cave of Zeus, the Messara plain with the beautiful beach of Matala.

We cooperate with a reliable bus company, that can provide us with mini-buses (18 seats), ideal for small groups and of curse big buses (51 seats/ 61 seats), ideal for larger groups, for your tours upon request. In addition we can also arrange cars with driver guide for individuals or private tours. Contact us for further information.
Services Abroad
Tourist Guides of Crete have provided services all over Europe. Travelling with Greek groups abroad, escorting our guests in all main tourism attractions of Europe and not only, we gained valuable experience in handling special groups, seniors and students.

Always with professionalism, our purpose is to provide the best solution, so that you can visit and see, what you really wish to visit.

We can suggest places of interest, museums and archaeological sites.
Where? Switzerland , Austria, Germany, Poland, Russia, Great Britain, France, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic and many more...
Legislation
According to law 710/77, with regard to Tourist Guides, The presence of a qualified Greek tourist guide licenced by the Greek Ministry of Tourism in compulsory, not only in archaeological sites and museums but also during all journeys or organized tours and excursions.

The guide indicates and comments on the sights and highlights of the country, the ancient and historical monuments and works of art. In addition the guide provides general information about ancient and modern Greece.

Authorized guides are also equipped to provide information and their services on specialized aspects of tourism such as trekking, eco-friendly activities and the provision for visitors with special needs.

Professional licenced guides work as cultural ambassadors of their country. So when you book a tour or an excursion it is important for you to know if you are receiving the service you paid for.

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Legal
As licenced guides we can cooperate with tourist agencies but also work as self employed providing to our guests the necessary receipts for the service.

For all the programs (Full day or half day tours) that are organized through our site we cooperate with a licenced travel agency that provides us competitive prices .
Our Company
Cretan Tour Experts Travel Agency E- Services
( Greek National Tourism Organization)

Mob: 0030 6976 49 76 75 and 0030 6945 91 29 04 Ilioupoli Heraklion Crete Greece
T.K 71409
Authorized by EOT
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